just dance

Hi everyone! Well, it’s hard to believe it’s March already! I’m happy to share that I’m once again sponsoring and guest designing for C.R.A.F.T. Challenge, this time for C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #547 – Female! As a sponsor for this challenge, I have a great prize pack consisting of a package of Prima flowers, an adorable Crafter’s Companion Paintbox Poppets rubber stamp and a slew of handmade bows from Polly’s Paper Studio – all for a lucky winner over on the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge blog! So come on over and play with us!

I created an encouragement card. Those who know me know that I am a fancy fold fiend. I discovered a corner fold over on Liz’s Crafty Sunflower blog which looks very similar to one I made several years ago HERE but constructed a little differently. I see more of these little ballerinas on a birthday card for one of our granddaughters later this year using this fold! ;)


So, what’s better than an adorable little ballerina dancing her heart out?! FIVE adorable little ballerinas dancing their hearts out! ;) These stamps and dies are from CAS-ual Fridays Stamps and I’m so smitten! The sky is the limit with what one could create with these ballerinas using different sentiments!


As Liz mentioned in a comment on her blog, the construction of this card is very simple. I used a 10″ square piece of white cardstock, scored at 5″, rotated and scored again at 5″. Cut one center score line up from the bottom to the center, then diagonally score the two sections at the top and decorate. There’s a plain white panel ‘hidden’ underneath for a signature and handwritten message. I used a Unity stamp on that panel and added half of a Velcro circle to stabilize the card while in the open position.


The card folds into a 5″ square, flat for mailing. So fun! Love how it turned out!


I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create: #231 – Anything Goes with optional colored pencils
A Bit More Time To Craft: #111 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra Challenge: March Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: 3-2020 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: #3 – March Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #73 – Anything Goes
Dare 2B Artzy: March Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog: #114 – Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #127 – Anything Goes
Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2009 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: American Crafts white cardstock, Colorbok Black cardstock, Colorbok Seeing Dots cardstock
Stamps: CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Tutu stamps, Unity Strength and Dignity stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Spectrum Noir alcohol marker- CT2
Dies/Punches: CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Tutu dies
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever,  MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Stampendous green Dot Sparklers, 5/8″ Velcro circle cut in half

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing this fun fold I created for our ‘Female’ challenge and you will link up with us this week! We’d love to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by and we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

7 thoughts on “just dance”

  1. I love your sentiments and happy colours, Leslie! Very lovely design too! Thank you for joining us on the Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog. Good luck with your entry! Hugs, Lori xx (DT)

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  2. love the ballerinas! My granddaughter loves her ballet class, so I’m going to be making a version of this for her. Sandy

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