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Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Sideways Easel Card Tutorial

I Love making Easel Cards! Recently I learnt how to make a Sideways Easel Card. I was asked how to make it so here you go!

You will need:
8x8 inch Card
An extra piece of white card stock
Scoreboard or Trimmer
Bone folder
To decorate:
Pattern paper
Image (Daisy Doodles!)
Ribbon
Flowers
Edge punch
Leaves

1. Take a 8 x 8 inch card. Open up as portrait, shown below

2. Lay the card in the paper trimmer, the top section of the card and score diagonally from the top left corner to bottom right, .
3. Use the bone folder to make the crease. Put the card to one side.
4. Take the extra piece of card stock and cut to 8 x 8 Inch square.
5. I always Layer up with the matts before assembling my card. So put all your layers on to the base card and on to the front piece you have just cut.
6. Make sure that when you make your "buffer" you place it at a diagonal as shown above.
7. Add your image and embellishments as shown above.
8. Attach the 8 x 8 inch section to the folded card, as shown.

That's it!! Hope you have enjoyed the tutorial and thank you for looking.

Tina xx


Challenges:-
Bearly Mine - Anything goes
Digital Tuesday - Bling it up
Party time Tuesdays - Square cards
Passion for Promarkers - Tie a yellow ribbon
Try it on Tuesday - Flower power
Craft your passion - anything goes
Hooked on Crafts - Flowers
Kaboodle Doodles - Celebrations
KB Cute Mondays - anything goes
Make it Monday - Anything goes
Stamps R Us - There was a little girl
One Stitch at a time - Use a digi
Digis with attitude - Anything goes
Inspire me Fridays - Anything goes
Digi Doodles Shops Best - Anything goes
Just for Fun - Anything goes
The Crafty Pad - style of card

20 comments:

Ellephantastic said...

Fabby tut Tina, I think I will have a go at one of those! x x

Julie said...

Ahh so cute! Great shape and papers too! Thanks for joining in with my Yellow Ribbon challenge at PFP this week, good luck! Juliexx

Marjo said...

Gorgeous card. Love your colors and the easel design. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT.

xoxo Marjo

Sammibug said...

Fabulous sideways easel card Tina! Love it!

Chrissy said...

Love the papers , and sweet image, great easel shaped card,with a twist.
Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

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Kelly said...

Just beautiful! You are very talented. I am now following your blog :)
Thanks for joining us at Hooked On Craft Challenges!
Kelly

The Crystal Elephant said...

What a great card! I saw your link on MIM xx

Marianne said...

Very cute card with all the flowers!
Love that you made a tutorial with it!
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT!
Marianne

Paige said...

Perfect and easy to follow directions! Your card is adorable, love the colors too! Thanks for joining us at PTT!

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Tina

What a gorgeous card and fab tutorial - very clear and I've not done a side easel before so very handy for me too!

Thanks so much for joining us this week over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.

Tina

Debbie said...

Hi Tina - hope you are well my dear. :)
Just love your tutorial on the side easel card - very effective. :)
Great design and DP too. :)
Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad challenge this week. :)

Debbie The Crafty Pad Designs

Tracey Manderson said...

lovely card.love the touch of lemon. hanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenges.
Hugs
Tracey

Shannin said...

This is a stunning card. I just love the colors you picked for it and what a wonderful tutorial. Thank you so much for joining us for "Anything Goes" at Craft Your Passion Challenges. Good Luck :)

Shannin

Scrappy Scatty said...

Hi Tina
what a super sweet card
thank you so much for joining us this week at OSAAT
Love Jan
xx

coldwaters2 said...

Brilliant tutorial and beautiful card I love the twisted easel, the papers, design and image look super, thank you for joining us at Bearlymine
Hugs
Lorraine x

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Great tutorial! And your card is just gorgeous! The browns and the yellows are just the perfect mix with your image!Thank you for playing along with us this week at The Crafty Pad.

Kerrie said...

Beautiful sideways easel card, lovely image and colour combo.

Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
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Kathy and Lucky said...

This is a fantastic card, love the image and the DP that you have with it. Wonderful tutorial. Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us.

Nancy said...

Thanks for the wonderful tutorial and sharing your amazing creation with us! The image is just too precious!! Thank you for partying with us this week at Party Time Tuesdays!

Nancy Bush
PTT Design Team Member

Debs said...

gorgeous Easel card :0)..thanks for sharing with us at PFP..Debs x