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Saturday, October 13, 2012


Hey everyone!  Gonna try and make this brief, although I seem to be unable to talk or write lately without going on for hours!  (Wow, my computer has very limited battery life when I unplug it from the wall.)

What do you think of my new blog background?  I thought it was time to get something a little more fall like in terms of colors and theme. 

Anyhow, as usual, I am always discovering and trying to work with different images and new folds and techniques, so the current challenge at DIGI DARLA'S CHALLENGE is to use a fancy fold and I thought I would try a new one.  I saw a creation on Tracy MacDonald’s blog using this fold and it was so adorable, I knew I had to try it.  She calls it a sliding tag card and there is also a Splitcoast tutorial on it, although I have not seen that one.


Side view


I used “Lil Lady Wizard” image from DIGI DARL DESIGNS and I have colored her with Copics and Sakura glaze pen and cut with MFT die.  Papers are Bazzill and MFT CS, DP from Basic Grey, Papertrey Ink and Cloud 9 Design.  Ribbon, buttons and flower from my stash.  Eyelet is from We R Memory Keepers.  I added faux stitching using Sakura pen.  Sentiment is from Pink By Design and cut with Lifestyle Crafts die.  Sure hope you like it.

Btw, Digi Darla also has DIGI DARLA STAMP CLUB which offers its members awesome images every week and a whole community forum to discuss tutorials, how to use digis, etc., so you will definitely want to check that out!!

Additional Challenges:
4 CRAFTY CHICKS – tag your it
SHELLY'S IMAGES – Tic Tac Toe (digi, free, color orange)
TUESDAY ALCHEMY – anything goes


Yoshira aka cricutalltime said...

Gorgeous the fold and DP.Beautiful coloring as always.

Ani said...

Lovely card! Interesting fold! May I please ask when the Nack to school candy winner will be drawn? Thanks!

Glennis said...

This is a great design Audrey, and I love your new look (but then I am an owl fan)

sandra said...

Great folds,beautiful papers and amazing colored image!

Maxam Made said...

Very Nice card! I really like the new face on the blog, colors are great!
When will the back to school drawing be?
~ginny In New England

Denise Pustelniak said...

Terrific card! You did justice to this adorable image! Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla's!

Karen Wilson said...

OMGosh! You make me want to get my hands on this image, how sweet she looks and LOVE this card! Another "to try" for my list! So glad to see you at Digi Darla's!!

Scrappin Mama said...

OH WOW!!! That is beautiful!!! Love this card.. Gonna have to try it.. Thank you for joining us at Digi Darla's this week!!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Totally love your slider card. Aren't they fun to make!!!! Love the bright colors and you really have colored this little digi well.

Thanks for joining us as Digi Darla’s Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Digi Darla said...

Love the slider card! You colored her beautifully! Great job!

~ Barb said...

So glad I'm the one that gets to stop by to comment :) I love everything about this, cute image, beautiful flower, great folds!
Thank-you for sharing with us at The Poodles Parlour,
{Hugs} Barb, DT

Jacqueline Smith said...

What a really awesome creation for our challenge! Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla's!

*Jellie* said...

Such an unusual card- I've never seen one before. Stunning and I love the colours.
Thanks so much for all the work you do over at feline playful- you help get be inspired to craft.

Gaynor said...

Wonderful card, love the colours and your layout, thanks for joining our challenge at My mum's craft shop, Gaynor xx

catherine said...

Great card for the halloween occassion. Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge over at MMCS and hope to see you again soon
x catherine

sari said...

Such a sweet and adorable card! Love the image! Thanks for joining us over at Tuesday Alchemy this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

belldoubleyou said...

What a fun fold! I love your new background; it is indeed very autumnal and owl-y, an excellent combination.

Shelly Parker - Shellys Images said...

Hi Audrey. I love this cute creation. As you already know, I love fancy folds and this one is super cute. :) Thanks so much for joining our Tic Tac Toe Challenge at Shelly's Images.

Marianne said...

I love your card and what a cute digi.
Thank you for joining us at Shelly's Images.
Please come back and join us again real soon.
Hugs, Marianne

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, nicely done!

Tanya said...

This is fantastic, I love the layout and that image is so sweet :) Fabulous colour combo :)

Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge Blog :)

Tanya xx

Maryann said...

WAUW this is so cool Audrey, and such an awesome fold too. I love to make different folds too and this is definitely one, I´ll have to try out too, it looks awesome. You really did an outstanding job on this one here, and I love the final result. Wonderful work to get back home to after a months amazing holiday in the US.

Lori said...

Cute card! Thanks for joining in on our Tag You're It! challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

Tamie said...

This is a very cute creation. Really love the image. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Susan Flynn said...

Totally adorable Audrey. I haven't seen this fold before but I love it!! Thanks for joining us at Card Makin' Mamas x

Lisa M said...

This is adorable! I LOVE the little pop up in the center and your witch is darling!! :)

Pam said...

This card is amazing! I just love it!