I first made one of these in school as a kid and it never even occurred to me it would make a great card until I saw a similar idea recently. I've seen a few SVG files with this template but I wanted to make a larger one than what my machine would cut, without having way too many pieces.
I'm pretty happy with the results and can't wait to give it to my mum.
I can also see how great these would be to teach to a group of kids and use photographs to decorate the panels. It would make a really great kaleidoscope effect.
There is a bit of a trick to making them, and teaching the recipient how to fold it to open the next panel but once you've made one you will want to keep going and make heaps more.
"The paper crafters fidget spinner!"
Here you'll find the link to my freebies page with the printable instructions and YouTube video walking you through the steps.
After seeing something similar on a YouTube video I couldn't wait to try making these wiper pop-up cards.
I'm really happy with how they came out and how many different ways they can be used. As with everything crafty your imagination is your only limit.
Oh What Fun, might be the name of the paper packet used but it's also very apt for these interactive sliding pop-up cards.
I'm excited to enter another card challenge.
Without this challenge I don't think I would have ever come up with this particular design. But that's the whole point of a card challenge, isn't it!
The easiest way to join in and make a card for a challenge is to look at the design and see what you've got in your stash already...
I created this gorgeous tag booklet for our Holiday Expressions Launch party. Not only was it a great way for me to display the new Fancy Tag set of metal dies but it is also made a great workshop for my customers.
Today's quick tip, learn how to curve your stamps to stamp on curved banners and inside circles!
The Seasonal Expressions 1 catalogue is out and I'm savouring every moment with it. The papers and new stamp sets are my favourite by far.
I'm starting off January with the Chelsea Gardens papers and stamps. They are so versatile I will have to make sure to order extra so I have it available to me for a long time to come.
The box card is perfect for these papers and stamp set. Having the Thin Cut Dies makes this little project even easier to assemble. Playing with this collection reminds me of English gardens in the spring (without the hay-fever).
You'll find below a little instructional video on how to make the basic Box Card and a cutting template on the Freebies page.
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I've been crafting for as long as I can remember. My father was a printer, bookbinder and finisher so we always had access to plenty of paper and learned the... (...read more)