Accordion Cards

 This week we are looking at Accordion cards, I have had fun with this one!

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I am rather fond of house stamps and this is a Stampendous Perfectly Clear set called Family Home is my latest favourite.

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First I stamped out several of each house, and coloured them with Sakura Pencils,

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They are roughly coloured as that fits the style of the stamp (that is my excuse and I am sticking to it) and also roughly cut out.

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I cut a piece of 12 x 12 in half and scored it and folded it at 3 – 6 and 9 inches. I like to use my Woodware trimmer and the scoring blade for scoring my cards. I have then taped the 2 pieces of card together.

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I used Picasso to add the sky, simply with a stencil brush and a blue pad.

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this I repeated all along the card.

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then lined up my houses along my road.

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I added ribbon to the card so that I could close it up. I have just put double sided tape under it, i think that it looks quite neat.

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and the ribbon just hangs out of the way  when the card is on display!

Thanks for visiting see you soon!

 

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3 thoughts on “Accordion Cards

  1. Your instructions are superb Dorothy and I love the idea. I too might have a house stamp (especially designed for you) coming out soon so watch this space!!

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