Sunday, 18 October 2015

Crazy Crafters Blog Hop October 2015 - Fun Folds

Welcome to the Crazy Crafters Blog Hop for October. This month we are excited to show off some amazing fun folds. We hope you find great inspiration from our projects.

I love Fun Folds - don't be put off by thinking that they are difficult, a lot of the styles are quite simple and give lots of "bang" with not much effort at all.

This is an example of a Centre Step Card - 2 cuts and 4 folds is all it takes!

I thought a step card would be perfect to showcase the lovely trees from the Wonderland Stamp set in the centre of the "step".

I added texture by placing the top of the stamped image in the Softly falling TIEF, using the area that only has minimal snowfall.  the image still looked plain compared to the rest of the card, so I added some gold embossing to the trees.

I also decorated the inside of the card by embossing another of the stamps and placing in opposite corners to bring all the elements of the card together.

Note to self:  I mistakenly purchased the Winter Wonderland Vellum stack instead of the DSP, so I have cut the Vellum and glued to cardstock for the side panels of the card - it worked!

Now this card looks like a normal card using the Wonderous Wreath Bundle.......

Until you open it!

How adorable is the variation of an Easel Card, but wait there is more.....

Notice the window is now lit up - that's right, you can pop a battery or rechargeable tea light behind the image (which is why I made the window), I found battery lights at BigW & Ikea, and then found some very reasonably priced rechargeable lights at Bunnings; below are some close ups of this card

This Easel Card is your basic card with a diagonal line scored for the twist instead of the straight line; I found fantastic instructions here.  The hardest thing for me was the bows (I am bow challenged, I can't explain it!).

You may just be starting the Blog Hop here at MissPinksCraftSpot-Sue Vine or may have come from the person previous to me in the list - if you get off track at any time the full line up below will help you to move along from blog to blog to see all the projects.

Other blogs to view:

Thanks for joining us today, hope you have gained some inspiration, if you have time please feel free to leave a comment - I love to reading your positive comments :)

For those that live in Australia - you can go shopping for all of your supplies to make this card at my online store. Just click on the pictures below to add them to your shopping cart. If you use the Hostess code displayed at the top of my blog when you check out, any order with a minimum spend of $50 will receive a sample pack of paper as a Thank You for shopping with me.


  1. Two so different cards, yet both so stunning. A couple of wonderful ideas for Christmas with that extra bit of "wow"!

  2. You have outdone yourself Sue, I love the Centre Step Card it is awesome and your second card is great as well - you have done an excellent job!!!!!! Well Done! Angexxoo

  3. Oooooo love both cards! Thanks for the encouragement to try the first card fold, I've never been able to get it right!

  4. Both cards are beautiful. I have done easel cards but I haven't tried a twisted one yet. I love how you have made a lumiere out of it. Great idea.

  5. WOW Sue, both cards are fantastic. That vellum is lovely :)


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