Monday, January 28, 2013

Simple Tent Card Tutorial

010 A few months back, I made this shadow box card and today I wanted to show you the quick tutorial on how to do this.  I will admit that I am REALLY intimidated to try new techniques, especially special folds on my cards.  Can you relate?  There are some amazing folds that I love the look of, but never have tried.  So I pushed myself out of my comfort zone and started small.  This is so simple anyone can do it. 

First take a 12” paper and cut it to 12 “x 4.5”.  Then I scored my paper at 5.5” and again at 6.5”.   This gives you the following results.

001Next I trimmed my patterned paper and glued to the front of my card.  This should be just under 4.5”x 5.5”.

002Then I used a Spellbinder’s Nestabilities Die to cut out a window. 003

I stamped my sentiment (or image) on paper for the inside of the card and decorated the front.  The last step is to staple/glue or add a brad to the top of the card to close it.


Even if you don’t try this particular folded card, I hope you try something new and step outside your comfort zone. Its fun to do every once in a while!



NickelNook said...

What a beautiful card, Jacilynn! Thanks so much for the great tutorial! I hope to try this soon!...Nancy :o)

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Jacilynn.

Hugs Riet.xx

Cheryl said...

Adorable card! I love the colors. Thank you for the tutorial

Sandy Smith said...

Thanks for the tutorial, I am hoping to get some time this weekend to try one out myself. Hope the rest of your week goes well.
Take care

Wendy ten Hove said...

Very pretty! Love the layer! And I'm a big fan of sentiments like that, we shouldn't forget that!! Very nice card!!
Hugs, Wendy

Juls said...

thanks for the tutorial!! must give it a try sometime! Hugs Juls