Saturday 23 June 2018

Milestone birthday concertina card with Large Letter framelits

Hi everyone,

It's that time of the month again - time for the Inspireink blog hop. Together with a few other Pootles team members, today we are hopping with a theme of "Milestone Birthday".

Now previously I would have automatically turned towards the Large Number dies for this challenge but of course they have now retired so I had to put my thinking cap on. It is my youngest daughter's 21st birthday on July 3rd so I needed a card for her. Sadly she will not be at home but in West Virginia, USA, on her birthday so getting it made early and in the mail was a bonus. Just hope she doesn't read my blog!

So this is the card I made for her:

Large letter dies Stampin' Up!

I turned to the Large Letter dies instead of the numbers, to spell out "Twenty One". And I had so much fun using some of our new colours to make my bright and colourful rainbow.

This card demonstrates so well how brilliantly Stampin' Up! colours co-ordinate. I have used card stock, DSP (patterned papers) and inks and they all match perfectly which made it so easy to make this card. 

I made a belly band to hold the card together when folded up and ready to send.

Happy birthday gorgeous Stampin Up

I have made a video tutorial to show you how I made my card. I'll post it tomorrow so be sure to come back to see that!

Large letter dies Stampin' Up!

Meanwhile, I'll just leave you with some other examples of concertina cards I have made - this really is a very versatile design!

Large letter dies Stampin' Up!

Large letter dies Stampin' Up!

Hopefully see you tomorrow. Until then, keep hopping around to see some fantastic projects! Next coming up is Hannah - go see her fabulous project!

Jill xx

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