|Beezy Thank You card - Front|
This is my first attempt to make a four (4) side-folded card. It is a thank you card I make for my company's inter departments competition with theme "Thank You". Since I have few new stamp sets, I decided to use them.
One of the competition rules is that the card size should not be smaller than A4. Thus, I used the A4 size aqua card stock and trimmed into 5" x 4.3" (after four side-folded) card.
The design on the front card are inspirational from Inspirational Card Sketches (ICS) #87 sketch/challenge as shown above.
|Close-up : Heart flowers|
Heart flowers stamp (unnamed brand bought from local bookstore) are stamped using red ink onto a white card stock. Green paper that trimmed with 'volcano' style at one end is attached to the bottom of the heart flowers which looks like grass.
|Close-up : Bees flying in different directions|
Bee from Hero Arts CL413 Bugs and Kisses is stamped above the heart flowers in few direction to give some effect that the bees are flying. Bee at the middle and left are paper-pieced while the left bee is stamped on the white card stock and colored using yellow marker.
A mesh is attached onto a purple card stock. Then, a flower patterned paper is matted half onto of the mesh. Then the white card stock is attached on top of it.
|Close-up : Thank You message|
'Thank You' bubble from Hero Arts CL394 Message Bubbles is stamped on the blue card stock and trimmed accordingly. It is placed on the right upper corner of the white card stock using pop dot.
|Top view of the four (4) openings|
At the back, it is the four (4) side-folded opening. The front two (2) openings are square and overlap one another. While the internal two (2) openings are semi circles.
|Close-up : Semi circles openings|
|Close-up : Various 'Thank You' messages as background|
The four (4) openings are stamped in various styles and directions with the below stamps or wordings using opera pink :
1) Thank You Very Much from Hero Arts CL272 All Occasion Messages
2) Thank You and Arigato from Hero Arts CL308 Arigato
3) Thanks So Much from Hero Arts CL169 Happy Day Floral
Theme : Bee, Flowers and Hearts
Title : Thank You
Size (Folded) : 10.92cm x 12.7cm or 4.3" x 5"
Size (Wide-open) : 20.83cm x 29.72cm or 8.2" x 11.7"
If you would like to have a similar design of this card, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org for order. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the card (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).
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