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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

PAPER PLEATING - Just Magnolia Monthly Challenge & C4C19 Challenge

Time for another new technique, this one is called "paper pleating".  And like my previous adventure into new territory, it is simple but a little time consuming.  Check out the technique over at Just Magnolia.  

This card is for two challenges, one at Crazy 4 Challenges, which was to be a birthday card,  and the monthly challenge at Just Magnolia using the paper pleating.  I have a dear cousin with a birthday coming up so that was perfect!.  I think it came out ok, but you can hardly see the paper pleating - it's used for the bottom of the cupcake - YES, that is a cupcake hiding in there under Tilda and all the flowers, LOL!  Oh well, Tilda is a flowery, sweet little thing and I think she looks pretty happy!



8 comments:

  1. Oh wow, what a supersweet creation!!! LOVE that bow and your adorable cupcake, how clever to incorporate the pleating like that, I love it!! There are several other challenges this would work for, birthday challenge at the pink elephant and a girly challenge over at cupcake crafrs, if you are into challenge hoarding!!
    Wonderful work friend!!
    Take Care,
    Stephanne

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  2. What an awesome idea to incorporate your pleating into the cupcake! wow! I love the paper that matches too! Great take on this challenge....I loved it too!
    Christine

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  3. Oh this is so sweet! Love your papers and details and the bow is a gorgeous touch, thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xx

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  4. It's lovely Joanne! Vibrant colors, reminds me of summer....what a cute image, and you did an awesome job with that technique! LOVE your added flowers : )

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  5. Very pretty card, I've not tried paper pleating yet :o)
    Jackie

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  6. What a gorgeous card. I love your image and your colour choice is lovely. Great pleating - so glad you could join us on JM this week!
    -x-

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  7. beautiful bright card Joanne...gorgeous paper pleating and wow those colours are just wow...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
    Mina xxx

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  8. Love the card Mom Are you going to send me this one ;-)

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