Sunday, October 17, 2010

Beezy Thank You Card

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.

ICSketches #87
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 for order. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the card (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).

This card is entering the challenge(s) organized by :


Nicola said...

Great card and love the way you have folded it. Many thanks for joining us at ICS this week. Nicola xx

Shirl said...

Very cute card and an interesting card fold! :) Thanks for sharing!

Beebeebabs said...

Very cute layout thanks for sharing!!!

Vee said...

Wow! What lovely design. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

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