Friday, 16 September 2016

Merry Mouse Diamond Fold


I don't really know why but this diamond fold remains one of my favourite folds for Christmas cards. Perhaps partly because I find it attractive and partly because they're quick and easy - I can cut a 12" square piece of cardstock into three 4" wide pieces to pre-prepare three cards with no wastage.
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This little mouse is just so cute!


The little mouse on the main panel is from the Merry Mice stamp set.  I watercoloured his head and feet but used Stampin' Write Markers to colour everything else.  I also added a little Gold Wink of Stella on the bauble and the little star.

The side panels are decorated with paper from the Warmth & Cheer Designer Series Paper Stack.  I made the little hanging decorations with the Merriest Wishes bundle.  I stamped the design with Real Red onto Whisper White cardstock and punched it out with the 1/2" Circle Punch then glued it to the smallest bauble shape cut out of Gold Foil.  I added a bit of shading with Cherry Cobbler ink and a sponge dauber.

I cut the greeting out with the banner from the Large Numbers Framelits.  I adhered that to a piece of Basic Black cardstock and snipped around it.

See here for my tutorial to make the Diamond Fold card.

Thank you for visiting
'Til next time
Stephanie


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2 comments:

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    1. I'm not really sure what you mean. I'm not familiar with your website. Perhaps you could email me - I don't think I would want my post to be reproduced elsewhere.

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