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Sunday, 29 March 2020

Leafy Magic Window

Our NZ craftycardmakers group swap was for a magic window card  based on a construction tutorial from YouTube.
If I made it again I would make it longer so that it ended up better fitting a standard C6 envelope.
The card is covered and lined with patterned paper.  Leaves are cut from snippets of card, inked (DistressInks) and arranged so they form an arrangement behind the centre circle topper.  Circles are layered, and the black one finger-edged with Opal Dust.
A message is written on the left-hand opening panel inside the card.

Here in NZ it's autumn.

Circle diecuts: Spellbinders
Leaves dies: Sizzix
Sentiment stamp (outside):
Sentiment stamp (inside)
Also: gold pen, Opal Dust, Distress Inks, sequins,
patterned paper.





Shared on challenges:

artydivas-18-anythinggoes
simonsaysstamp-anything-goes-71/
lovetoscrap-131-anything-goes
abitmoretimetocraft-112-anythinggoes
letscreate-157-ag-option-easter
creativecrafters-26-anythinggoes
craftycreations-march-407-anything-goes
crafterscastle-march--27-anythinggoes
pixies-snippets-playground-challenge-374-snippets




As you open the card the mechanism opens the aperture and reveals the message.







7 comments:

kiwimeskreations said...

I thought I recognized this card Carol - it's even better IRL!
Stay safe
Blessings
Maxine

Janette said...

This is different carol, what a great card, nice to change things up abit isn't it.
Hope your ok, stay safe.xx

crafty-stamper said...

WOW very different never seen one of these before -great interactive card love the D,paper and Autumn leaves-our first day of Spring today
Carol x

Bunny said...

I love Autumn cards. This is beautiful. The leaves are great.

We are setting record high heat for the past 3 days and it's not even spring yet. We are suppose to get some relief next week. Pollen is everywhere so we're hoping for some rain to wash it out of the trees and air for a couple of days. [Bunny]

https://shinebrightandcreate@blogspot.com/ said...

This is a really pretty card, I love the design with the leaves it's so effective.Thanks for making our challenge at Let's Craft & Create this month, stay safe and good luck Michelle DT x

thehopefulcrafter said...

Hello. I really enjoyed your fancy fold card. Thank you for joining us at the Crafter's Castle Challenge Blog. ~Tracy, DT member

Di said...

Wonderful card Carol - I must investigate these aperture cards - very clever!

Hugs

Di

xx