Saturday, November 21, 2009

A Very Fairy Christmas

This is a repeat from last year, but I still enjoy making her. Not showing in the photo is theglitter on her dress and wings.

Awww, True Love!

Picasso's very protective of his cockatoo girlfriend....

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The Back Lit Card

Vellum certainly has some fine qualities! In this case I wanted the window cut-out to let the inside show through, but not the sentiment. The vellum lining is only secured at the crease, like a wedding announcement.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Piano Pop-up

Pop-up keyboards have been around awhile, but I've never created one before. This is really origamic architecture, meaning the keyboard was cut from only one piece of paper.

Thursday, November 5, 2009


The accordian folds make this normal 5 1/4" x 4" card stretch to nearly 2 feet long!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Spin Away!

I'm pretty sure there's a tutorial already listed on my blog for a spinning card (This snowflake twirls when you open the card). Here's just another variation using a plastic, glittery tree ornament.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Kiss, Kiss!

My first attempt at the Victorian mistletoe kissing ball here! Only one change I would make, and that would be to upgrade the leaves to green velvet paper, because, well, what says "victorian" more than velvet?