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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

More Than One Fold at Ike's World Challenge Blog

Today I decided to try my hand at a swing card. I haven't made one in forever, and while I was cleaning out my craft area (again) I found a template for this kind of card, so I took a swing at it. Since the theme over at Ike's World Challenge blog is "more than 1 Fold, this was the perfect time to try it out.
I used a digi image of an elephant silhouette, from the African Animal Silhouettes Set. I changed the black silhouette to a rusty dark orange, then used Photoshop to print the first part of my sentiment onto the image itself.
I cut and folded my card base according to the template, then cut the patterned paper from Decosse's Dynamite Doodles to fit. My elephant image was adhered to the front piece, and I printed, cut out and adhered the second part of the sentiment to the back.
Then I added the bling around the image and sentiment as well as the front of the card. And it works! It swings! Yay me! LOL

When you create something this month, don't forget to  link up with Ike's World Challenge Blog for your chance to win a gift certificate to the Store. Good luck and happy crafting!
Challenges I am Entering:
Crafty Cardmakers - Masculine
Make My Monday - Kinetic
613 Avenue Create - More than one Fold
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Goes
Classic Design Team - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes
Fabrika Fantasy - For the Men/Boys
World Wide Open Design Team - Anything Goes


ike said...

Oooh - that is super cool. I love that fold design. I think I've only tried that one :-D Fantastic card :-D
Thank you very much for making this for me at IWC.
IKE =^..^=

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ScrappyHorses said...

This is a wonderful card! Love the design and the elephant is so fun!

Chana Malkah said...

Great job. Nice paper choices and perfect execution of this multi-fold card! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner/Designer
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Jean said...

Super card ! Love the design its "swinging" Thanks for playing along with us at 613 Avenue Create!

Allison Clark said...

What a fabulous card, Love the elephant too, thanks for playing along with us at Make My Monday, hope you'll join us again soon! Hugs Alli C - DT

Chrissy said...

FANtastic Swing card, I love it..
Thank you so much for joining in with us at 613 Avenue Create..hope you will play along again..


Basslady said...

what a fantastic creation!

thank you so much for playing along with us at make my Monday challenge!

hugs and kisses from germany,
Silvi xoxo

Margaret Mifsud said...

Such a cool male card! I love the design and I love the image! Thank you for joining our Challenge at Crafty Cardmakers. x

The Enticing Creation said... lovely interactive card,love the colourful embellishments...thanks for playing on Through the Craft Room Door,hope to see you next challenge

Rituparna DT TTCRD

Wei said...

Such a fabulous flop card! Thanks for playing along with us at Make My Monday. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful swing fold card and great sentiment.Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
Carol DT x

Maikreations said...

This is such a cool interactive design! Love it! Thank you so much for joining our "Masculine" challenge at the Crafty Cardmakers! Have a wonderful weekend and happy crafting ;o) Maike

*Vicki* said...

Really love that wonderful silhouette elephant image and that punny sentiment to go with him! Beautiful flip flop card design too! Thank you for sharing your creation for the 2 Crafty Critter Crazies challenge this month! HUGS, *Vicki* (DT)

Judy McKay said...

Lovely card design. I love elephants. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week. Judy DT

Loose Stitches said...

Fabulous creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

Josephine said...

A fantastic design and wonderful sentiment.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

Lisa J said...

Fabulous design. Thanks for playing along with us this month at Crafty Animals. Lisa DT