Sunday, 15 June 2014

Cross Canada blog hop -fancy folds

Welcome to our June Blog Hop featuring Fancy Fold creations.  To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.

We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop! 

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow us across Canada then please start at the beginning and join Michelle at
 If you came from " Sheri" of " Just scrap It "  then you are in the right place! 

I racked my inner brain to try to figure out what to do for this blog hop and then I came up with doing something I had not tried before. I went through our Artiste Cricut Cartridge and came upon a card I had been wanting to try that would would work for Father's day. It is listed on page 75 of the Artiste handbook.
I used the tie and pocket on one of the cards. I also used some retired plaid paper for some of the shirt cards and our current Balloon ride paper for one of the shirt cards. My Dad is definitely gonna love this card as he is a shirt and tie kinda guy.
He just turned 86 and passed his driver's test again! I plan to visit him Sunday. The other cards are for my hubby,son-in-law and a friend. I used My Hero stamp set and You're the best-Holiday stamp set for some of the cards. 
The Happy Father's day sentiment was cut out from Artiste cartridge as well. These cards are perforated and scored so that the collars fold down so nicely and so easily. I usually don't attempt cards with folds but I am hooked on this one and will use this card template for future birthday cards.

Here is the base card cut from page 75 using the card button. I cut it at 5.50 inches

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is " Lynette" of " C1make1 ".
 If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog,, as she has the complete blog list. 

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring Summer Albums.   So mark July 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.

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