believe

Hello, my friends! A very happy Tuesday to you! I have a super fun card to share with you today – another website sample I created for Prickley Pear Stamps! This one is a tag card with diagonal double pockets! My inspiration came from… you guessed it… another Splitcoast Stampers newsletter outlining this tutorial HERE. You know me – I’m a total fun fold geek, always on the look-out for another one to try! I used the adorable Santa Koala and Mrs Claus clear stamp set for the tags on this card.

I used some pretty double-sided Christmas paper from my stash to create the card base, and added a red glitter die cut sentiment to the front. I cut two tags from ivory cardstock and embellished them with more of the papers from the same Christmas paper pack. I stamped the images on white cardstock, colored them with alcohol markers, and fussy cut them all. The coordinating dies weren’t available yet when I was gifted this stamp set, but they are now! I adhered the stamped and cut images to the tags, stamped a sentiment at the bottom of each tag and added some green crafter’s cord.

This card does not open, so I cut a panel for the back, embellished it with a coordinating paper and a thin strip of red cardstock, and stamped the sentiment in black ink. I had one leftover stamped and cut element so I adhered it to the panel and layered the panel on red cardstock.

And one more peek… so happy with how this turned out! These koalas are so stinkin’ cute I can’t stand it! ;)

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Crafty Cardmakers: #265 – Create A Tag
2. Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenge: #2042 – Anything Goes
3. Paperbabe Stamps: #130 – Anything Goes
4. The Paper Funday Challenges: #22 – Anything Goes w/ optional Halloween
5. The Sisterhood of Crafters: Lots of Layers
6. World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog: #10 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Baronial Ivory and Solar White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Cherry Cobbler cardstock, Stampin’ Up This Christmas Specialty DSP, Stampin’ Up red Glimmer paper
Stamps: Prickley Pear Stamps Santa Koala and Mrs Claus stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink (pad and marker); Nuvo alcohol markers- 412, 487, 489, 391, 495, 451, 479, 466, 427, 430, 379, black; Posca white paint marker, Pentel Slicci Gold pen, Sakura White Gelly Roll pen, Sakura Clear Star Gelly Roll pen
Dies/Punches: Tim Holtz Holiday Words: Script die, Magnolia Doohickeys Tilda Lace die, Stampin’ Up 1/2″ circle punch, regular hole punch
Accessories: Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, Stampin’ Up red/white dotted skinny Washi Tape, Glossy Accents, Hemptique green Crafter’s Cord

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

9 thoughts on “believe

  1. Darlene Pavlick

    OMG there are those cute little koalas again and what a great idea to use them for this fabulous fancy fold (I haven’t made a card like this in years … thanks for inspiration). Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    SISTERHOOD OF CRAFTERS
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS
    Please stop in for a visit!

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  2. Donna Walls

    Great to see you playing along at The Paper Funday Challenges! Lovely tags and I too love Fun Fold cards but always change my mind last mind and just make a standard fold. I’ve got to branch out! Donna, DT

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