Shaped Card challenge.
Christmas Blessings and went old school creating a pyramid card... at least that was what it was called when I first made it way back when. 😂 These days they are referred to as a teepee card. Here’s my card.
I made this from memory, but if you googled teepee card, I’m sure you can find tutorials for it. The three 4” squares that form the base were cut from Bristol paper. Scored each square once diagonally corner to corner, fold along the scored lines then assembled to the pyramid shape. I tried using pattern paper and even ink blending to decorate the background like you see on these types of cards, but the image got lost in it, so I just kept it really clean and simple (CAS).
The image was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on X-Press It cardstock, coloured with Copic Sketch markers and Polychromos pencils, then fussy cut out. The sentiment from the same set was white heat embossed on black cardstock then trimmed down to a strip. I wanted the front to be seamless so I traced the folded down base onto Bristol paper and hand cut it out. The star (unknown) was die cut from gold foil paper. Assembled the card and added shading below Joseph with a gray color pencil to finish. I couldn’t find my velcro, so held it together with temporary tape to take the picture, but when I send it, the velcro will be added. Here it is folded down to fit into an envelope.
I want to say a big thank you to Charlotte and the CCC team for having me guest design this month. Shaped cards are so fun. The challenge ends on Tuesday October 13th at 6pm GMT. For more inspirations, head on over to the challenge reminder post HERE. Hope to see you in the gallery. Thank you for visiting.
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