Having had another sort through the recycling bag I came across a card with this image on the front.
I cut around the book on the front of the card and then scored along the page lines and the spine of the book using a score board. The book was then gently curved using the edge of my craft table before being added to the front of a really simple easel card. Really simple but effective.
I added the Poinsettia as a stopper and used pearlised paint to add the pearls on the edges of the pages.
I am entering this into the following challenges
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Santa and/or his helpers
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/ -anything goes so long as it's Christmas
- Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
- I have been crafting since May 2008, when in desperation to find an unusual birthday card for my Mum, I gave up looking in the shops and decided to have a go at making my own. I soon realised that crafting is addictive and I haven't brought a card since. In 2011 I completed my certificate in papercrafting as a result of the work I did as part of the course I started entering challenges on line and in magazines. I applied for design teams and also started making samples for Ooh La La Creations for their shows on Create and Craft. I have now completed my Diploma in professional crafting and most recently been runner up in the Papercrafter of the Year 2013 a competition run by Papercraft essentials magazine, I don't have a particular style I like to use elements from lots of styles and techniques, although I do love all things vintage. In 2014 I started to move more towards scrapbooking to take care of the huge family archive of photographs that were stored in my attic. I have continued cardmaking and Scrapbooking through 2015 and 2016 but have also become interested in off the page projects. I hope to be able focus on these in the future.