Fabulous Folds – Stamptacular Sundays Challenge

     Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful fathers out there.. those with us and those who have passed on, step-dads, grand dads and all the “big brothers” who have taken on the role of “dad” to so many…. today is your day to know how much we appreciate all you are and all you do!
      Today also begins another great challenge at

 For this week’s challenge, you will create a card that has more than one fold!  Don’t forget to stamp as well!   You will have from now until midnight (EST) June 23rd to complete this challenge and post a direct link to your submission into our Inlinkz in order to be entered into the drawing for this week’s fabulous prizes donated by:

Prize  $10 Gift Certificate 
and
Winner receives a Choice of 7 Digis
    Now when I first saw the title of the challenge, I started to panic.  I have always struggled with fun ways to fold cards mostly because I am math-challenged and never cut paper the right size when it involves more than one cut!  So, as a beginner to this theme, I selected an “easel card”.  For my card, I used an image that I have been wanting to color for awhile now, “Girl Flower Butterfly” by an artist whose work I greatly admire, Mitzi Sato-Wiuff for Scrapbook Stamp Society.

     Of course, she is colored with copics and parts of her image is dusted with Deco Art Glamour Dust. I did not “color” the small violet flowers- instead I “dotted” the V-copics (V17, 15 & 01). The beautiful blue design paper is from K & Company, Portabello Road 12×12 paper pad. It is such a vibrant and beautiful blue paper!  Cardstock is Bazill and Cut Cardstock.

        Here is a close up of her… I used Pebbles Iridescent chalk in blue around her but it isn’t as visible in the pic as it is in person.  Love working with chalks!   Metal corner and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and Recollections.  Lace is gorgeous… from Dies to Die For.
     The inside sentiment is a stamp from Stampendous.  Kaisercraft Pearl Sprays and large pearl stud from Prima.  Take a look at the truly fabulous folded cards created by the DESIGN TEAM! Hopefully we have inspired you to join us! Have a great day and thank you for your kind comments.

This Post Has 29 Comments

  1. Vipera

    OMG It's absolutely gorgeous!!!!
    I love your card and the image is sooooo impressive!

    Olga.

  2. angelwhispers

    My word what a sensational card such perfection!! love the design and wow loving this image I havn't got this one!! lol Thanks for sharing its superb Chanelle xxx

    I also have some Thank You candy on my blog if you would like to pop by xxx

  3. RoseC

    Ann Marie, your beautifully colored Girl Flower Butterfly image looks fabulous on this wonderful brightly inspiring easel card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's Pearls and Roses challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

  4. Kjersti

    Another beautiful card, and the coloring is out of this world!
    Have a nice Sunday evening!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

  5. Laine

    Hi Ann Marie,
    I saw your card on Bearly Mine and as usual it is stunning. What can I say, wonderful and breathtaking.
    Hugs
    Laine
    X

  6. Elizabeth Hart

    Ann Marie – I am SO in love with this card. It truly is a little piece of art. From the lace to the gorgeous coloring and that image is so striking. Just had to say that I love it, Elizabeth (your teammate at PIO)

  7. Nannieflash

    Oh Ann Marie that is truly stunning, your colouring is so beautiful and the whole card design is gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  8. Ginger

    Another beautiful creation by Ann Marie. Just love it!

  9. Kasey ~ in Oz

    Ann Marie, this is simply stunning, such a lovely image and coloured to perfection. LOVE your style and your talent.

    Thanks for sharing this amazing creation in our challenge this fortnight.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Southern Girls DT

  10. Sharon

    Wow, what a stunning card. Love love love the hair and the colour. You are so talented.
    Love Sharon. x

  11. Laney

    Absolutely gorgeous card Ann-Marie love your colour choice,Thanks for joining us at BMC
    hugs
    laney

  12. Beautiful card, love the corner and the addition of the lace. Very striking image and your flowers are gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stwmp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

  13. Sharon

    This is just stunning! thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp pad!

  14. Hannelie

    Fabulous piece of work! great coloring! So glad you shared it with us at Robyn's fetish this week!

  15. Kim Bell

    Ann
    Just stunning! Love it!! Love the colors.

    Hugz
    Kim

  16. Sue Nicholson

    Wow, awesome card, just beautiful. Thanks for joining us at S G Challenge, good luck, cheers Sue N x

  17. Frances

    Wonderful creation, Love your image and the coloring is gorgeous! hugs, Frances.

  18. Kazza

    Wow……An absolutely stunning and gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining at Southern Girls. Kx

  19. Chris

    very pretty card with beautiful coloring.
    thanks for playing with us at Cupcake Inspirations.
    hugs,
    Chris v – easily amused

  20. Rene

    My goodness…what a gorgeous card!!! Your coloring is absolutely stunning and all those beautiful details are mind-boggling!
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Good luck,
    Rene 😀

  21. Denimo

    This creation is just breath-taking!! FABulous job!!
    Hugs,
    Denise

  22. Tina

    gorsous card, love the colors and amazing details…thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    Tina
    sweetie dt

  23. Joan Ervin

    Ooooh, WOW!! You have colored that fabulous image beautifully….what a gorgeous card!!! Thanks for playing along with the Color Throwdown!!!!

  24. Lisa Jane

    oh wow what a gorgeous image – love her hair
    Thanks for joining is at Diva's this week
    Lisa x

  25. Teresa

    Omg Ann Marie this is absolutely superb! Fantastic colouring and fabulous colours, you really are a talented lady.
    I also wanted to say THANK YOU for the fantastic candy prize, it arrived today and I have used the sentiment stamps already they are gorgeous, I just love everything in the box, Thank you so much, big hugs Teresa xx

  26. cebelica

    Your card is absolutely gorgeous. So elegant and so feminine. I love it! Hugs! x

  27. Sharon Caudle

    WOW!!! Beautiful project! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us at Papertake Weekly and I hope you join us again soon!
    hugs, Sharon

  28. Sonia

    Wow!~… AMAZING CREATION! Great job!
    I love your card. Great colouring.
    Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts. Good Luck!
    -Sony DT
    sonia-studio60.blogspot.com

  29. Kelly

    Absolutely beautiful! Hugs, Kelly x

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