Thursday, 13 October 2011

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree...

I saw a super fabulous card on Mandy's (aka Crafty Fox) blog the other week and I had to have a go at one, it's called a Teepee card. There are loads of tutorials online, I followed this one for the basic measurements but not for the putting together so mine looks slightly different. I have used the design to make a festive card as the shape is similar to a christmas tree. I love how the card stands up and fold down for posting. What do you think...

This shows the side with the closure, I used a magnetic clasp by Papermania...


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
My Mum's Craft Shop - Remind You Of A Song (O Christmas Tree)
OSAAT - Anything Goes

Supplies:
Image - Stitched Tree designed by Moon Cookie Gallery coloured with Promarkers
Sentiments - Trim a Tree by Raindrop Echo Designs & Merry Christmas seal by Catslife Press
Papers - Season's Greetings by Echo Park
Wooden tree buttons - Crafty Emma's Store
Red buttons - Dovecraft
Seam binding - Crafts 4 You
Charm - from stash
Pearls - ebay
Tools - Crafter's Companion scoreboard, Marianne Designs snowflake dies, Deckle edged oval Nesties, magnetic clasp by Papermania

19 comments:

  1. Sarah how adorable !!! I have never tried a teepee card. I will have a look at the link and see if i can risk it haha.. You know me and my shaped cards lol.. That style still makes me cringe and cry haha.
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time.. Good Luck !! Hope to see you back next week :O)
    Choccy xxx

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  2. Gorgeous card Sarah, really Christmassy - and such a super idea using the magnetic closure thing. The only one I've made has a ribbon tie but this is much neater and (should) be self-explanatory to the lucky recipient. Off to look for those magnetic thingies now! thanks for the tip. Di xx

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  3. I just love this Sarah,a great design and fab papers.xxx

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  4. Fabulous sweetie, gorgeous colours too hugs pops x

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  5. Gorgeous card - love the kraft - cute card thursday is tree mendous this week :c) xx

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  6. Great card Sarah I tried a teepee card the other day but gave up as I couldn't figure out how it went in the envelope?

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  7. wow this is stunning sarah.the shape is fantastic and i love your traditional colours and fab image and details ;D

    xx coops xx

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  8. Sarah What a super card, Love everything about this, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT, hope to see you again, Gaynor :)

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  9. So gorgeous Sarah.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  10. Wow I love this design and all the detail.
    Thanks for joining us at MMCS challenge this week. GOOD LUCK!
    Diane xx

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  11. Wonderful job on this teepee card! Love the different looks to each side. Thanks for joining us at MMCS reminds you of a song challenge.

    Shelby

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  12. Its gorgeous Sarah, love the shape, a real eye catcher
    Clairex

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  13. Dear Srah,

    You have Lovely works! Thank you for the Inspirations.
    Please visit me creativ Site too.
    Many Hugs from Marina

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  14. This is awesome. I love the design. Thanks for playing with us at MMCS this week! Hugs!

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  15. I absolutely love this card, its totally gorgeous. Those magnetic thingies will be great for my little bags, must buy some xxx

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  16. Wow - Fabulous, I'm definitely inspired to have a go at one of these. x

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  17. what a wonderful card,so different.
    I'll follow your link and have a go ,thanks.

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