Thursday, 4 February 2016

Pleated Skirt fold card

Good afternoon my lovelies, I hope your
Thursday is going well. I am just popping
by to show you a card I made yesterday.
 
 
I decided to go for something different this 
time, so fancy fold it is ! It's called a
'Pleated Skirt fold', new to me anyway.
 
 
 
You are supposed to use double sided paper,
.......well I haven't got any so I improvised.
I used some lilac card I had printed out
a while ago. It has a slight pattern...it may
be a PP one?



Then I found this pretty flower paper I
had printed out ages ago. I am fairly
 certain it's one I made myself a long
time ago.
 
 
I made so many at one time but seem to
 have no time to make them now. Besides
I rarely use papers as I mostly make
CAS cards as you have probably
 noticed lol.


Anyway I made the fold, added a bit of 
stamping and a sentiment using a die, to the
card base. A bit of pretty matching ribbon,
a few gems and job done !


If you want to see the tutorial for the fold,
see HERE . Add it to their gallery too
 if you make a card. Have a good evening, the
weekend is just around the corner  :)










Supplies

Smooth White card
Card and patterned paper from stash (see above)
Lawn Fawn  Let's Bokeh stamp
Mama Elephant die
Versa Color ink Heliotrope
Lilac satin Ribbon & gems from stash


Challenges

Seven Hills Crafts  Feb challenge  'Fancy Folds'
Cardz 4 Galz  #15  'Fantastic Floral'



15 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, beautiful colours and love the pleated skirt fold it looks fab x

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  2. Hi Viv
    Fabulous card.... Love that pleating....
    And another fabulous Header ... I am so jealous....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  3. Hi Viv, The petticoat fold is new to me too. Very pretty and effective. A beautiful card. Thanks for sharing the link and joining us at Cardz 4 Galz. Caz DT.

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  4. Love those colours Viv and a novel new fold! Beautiful floral paper too :0)
    Val x

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  5. This is so pretty Viv! A very creative fold, making a very special looking card! Have a lovely evening! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  6. Hi viv this is a beautiful card and colour love the folds. Thank you for sharing this with us at Cardz 4 Galz
    Hugs Babs DT member x

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  7. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  8. Wow! Wow colors! Wow arrangement paper !!! It looks like a beautiful floral curtain in the window! Wonderfully folded paper creates so realistic impression. I love this card!
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  9. A lovely, lovely card, very feminine and soft.

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  10. How very beautiful, love the unusual fold shape. gorgeous paper.

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  11. Very very pretty! love the pleated look. Thanks so much for playing along with Seven Hills crafts x

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  12. A pretty take on our fancy fold challenge this month, the beautiful paper looks like fabric.. Gorgeous :) Thanks for joining in with our challenge this month at Seven Hills Crafts :)
    Jenny x

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  13. I have never seen this fold before ...and it does look like a beautiful skirt!x

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  14. I have never seen this fold before ...and it does look like a beautiful skirt!x

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  15. What a beautiful fold- and so effective. You've used such pretty papers too! Gorgeous! Thanks for joining with the Seven Hills Craft Challenge xx

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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