Sunday, 1 February 2015

Poppy Angle Card

Another new follower to introduce today.  Denise Price has lots of inspiration for being eco-friendly. She highlights any eco-friendly tips on her blog in green.  Please pay her a visit on 'Green Crafting' to see her lovely projects.  

Onto today's card.
I'm not sure of the name of this fold, I've always called it an angle fold.  I started off with a piece of card 10" x 7", which I scored at 2 1/2", 5" and 7 1/2".  I marked 1 1/2" up from the bottom on the left-hand side and drew a line from this mark up to the top of the third fold.  I then cut along this line, keeping the off-cut as a pattern for the sloped edges of the layered pieces. I used my favourite poppy stamp, it's part of a set by Hero Arts.  I stamped it out once as a full stamp, then masked of the bottom half before stamping again, colouring them both with Ruby and Poppy Promarkers and a green Stardust pen for the stems.  The embossing folder is Couture Creations 'Tied Together' and I've decorated the embossed panels with tiny pearls.  I finished off my card with a border punched edge, one piece for the sloped edge and another across the straight panel on the right-hand side.  I hope my instructions make sense!

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35 comments:

  1. Fabulois shaped card and wonderful colouring. Thanks for joining Ink

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  2. A beautiful card LIz, I love the poppy stamp and the lovely embossed red panels.
    Jean x

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  3. This is just gorgeous,love the design.xxx

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  4. I love this fold..makes such a great card. Your poppies are so bright and beautiful, such a sharp looking card!

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  5. I'm always bowled over by any kind of fold card, and this one is another such. Love the shaping and that lacey edge at the top. Lovely colors to highlight the cheery colors on the pair of poppies on each panel. Just really, really a pretty card. Well done on the design & shape. TFS & Hugs

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  6. Beautiful shaped card design Liz, love your poppies and embossing, just gorgeous.
    Pam

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  7. This is just gorgeous, and I love the delicate border on top! Very pretty card!

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  8. Your poppy card is absolutely gorgeous Liz.
    Hugs xxxx

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  9. Your creation is absolutely delightful Lix, the fancy fold really lends itself to the Hero Poppies and the colours are so striking, it ticks all the boxes for me.

    It's lovely to see you at Stamping Sensations , Penny Black and More and Allsorts Challenges, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

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  10. Beautiful card - those poppies are gorgeous!

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  11. ooh one of my favourite flowers, love your design and layout a gorgeous card x

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  12. This is a really pretty card Liz and the shape is highlighted beautifully by the punched border you have added. I love the poppies and the alternate embossed panels work perfectly with it. I adore the Tied Together EF which I did buy but when I got it home I found it was a bit damaged so I took it back and it was the last one in stock and when I have thought about looking since it hasn't been available so I don't think I was meant to have that one ..lol. x

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  13. Hello, love the shape of your card ! Just beautiful !

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  14. This is an awesome card. I love the poppies and the angles. Great idea. Your Valentine card with butterflies is gorgeous and the fairy card is great. I love the embossing folder you used on the fairy card. I'm trying to catch up with my favorite blogs and you have sure made some beauties.

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  15. Wow, this is beautiful! What an unusual fold - I have not seen this one before - would love to try it! The poppies are beautiful!

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  16. Absolutely fabulous Liz! A beautiful fold, love the edging along the top and that Hero Arts 'Delicate Blossoms' stamp set is one of my most loved ones too! Brilliant for melting into candles using the tissue paper trick :) And oh my, you also used my fave embossing folder as well - a truly outstanding card there!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  17. Hi Liz,
    what a wonderful card.
    I love this fab design, and those poppy stamps are fab.
    Sorry I have been a bit a miss with my comments lately.
    Thank you so much for still visiting me.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  18. Such wonderful pops of red on your card! I was going to say I call this style a Z-fold but you have more folds in it than just a Z! Gorgeous card.

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  19. Great design and lovely flowers, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxx

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  20. What a wonderful fold and I love all the red and beautiful poppies!

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  21. Such a beautiful card Liz. I love the shape and the pretty poppy stamp. The lovely punched edge finishes it off to perfection.
    Thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at Penny Black and More this month and we hope you will join us again soon.

    Shirley

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  22. Brilliant shaped card Liz and what a good tip about keeping the offcut to sort out the matting and layering! Very pretty poppies.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  23. Very pretty card! Great fold!

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  24. Super card, Liz. Whatever the shape is called it's fabulous. The trellis embossing is lovely, great use of snippets, and I love your poppies. Elizabeth xx

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  25. Angle fold sounds good to me and is gorgeous!!! Love the border on top and those beautiful flowers.
    Lynn

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  26. Fantastic card! What a creative design and shape. Your use of "rose colors" is beautiful and I like the addition of the pearls to the embossed panels. Thanks so much for playing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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  27. Love the splash of colour and the great shape of this card. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.
    Pinky

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  28. A stunning card, Liz! Beautiful design - very elegant, and gorgeous stamping and embossing. thanks for joining us at stamping sensations this month and good luck!

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  29. This is a fabulous card, I just love it all. Seen on the Playground pick and just had to pop by to say what a cracker and I have that stamp, one of my favourites and I am also certain that I have that shape of card too, so I may just have a go and case this card. Hope you don't mind

    Kath x

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  30. Thanks for the intro!

    I love the shape and color of your card.

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  31. Beautiful - a very clever design.

    Thanks for joining us at Little Claire.

    Helen x

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  32. Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More at Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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  33. Amazing card Liz, congrats on your win at Ink, Cathy x

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  34. What a fun fold design. Love the poppy images and the embossed panels. Very striking indeed! I'm your latest follower.

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