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Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for Parakeet Party Blog Hop

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining  the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration showcasing our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours in alphabetical order.

Week 2 – Parakeet Party

Tonight we showcase our second of the new 2022-2024 In Colors, Parakeet Party!
This fancy fold is called a Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card… try saying that quickly 3 times!!!!
Here is my bright and cheery colour combination for this card, which I gave to my dear mum for Mother’s Day and she loved it! Her favourite colour is green!!

Parakeet Party

This is a card of many angles and yes, it took a little while to create, but it was fun. It just looks like a square card when it is folded flat, measuring 14.5cm x 14.5cm. I have used two designs from the 2022-2024 In Color 6×6 Designer Series Paperv (DSP) in Parakeet Party. Polished Pink cardstock was used to matt the DSP. The leaf is stamped ink Parakeet Party ink and fussy cut with Snips.

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 flat

and here it is when standing up – the front sits inside the Designer Paper panel on the inside (right) which is raised up on a piece of Foam Adhesive Sheet to create the Easel.

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The diamond feature is really cool and looks impressive, doesn’t it?! Can you see the strip of Window Sheet across the diamond where the ladybug on her leaf sit? This gives the image a wonderful floating effect when the card is open and lays flat to post.

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

Here it is from the top!

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 top

This is how it looks open!

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 open

I CASEd this card style from a YouTube video by Iced Images, using totally different products.

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you can join me next week for our 3rd new In Color, Starry Sky!

Please hop across to our next participant and enjoy the wonderful inspiration of Christine Blain!

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Crazy Starter Kit PromotionIn Color Starter Kit 3-31 May 2022

It’s always exciting to invite people to join our community of crafters. And right now it’s even more exciting because when you join between 3-31 May to become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, you will receive the following 2022–2024 In Color products in your Starter Kit for FREE:
2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
2022–2024 In Color A4 Cardstock (item 159205)
2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

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11 thoughts on “Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for Parakeet Party Blog Hop”

  1. Oh Wow Kate, this is fantastic! What a great fun card for whoever gets this card they are going to love it so much! Love all the elements and especially the fancy fold. I am going to have to hand over the crown to you my friend. Very cool card!

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  2. Wow Kate what a name for the technique you have used! Such a lovely bright and happy card and so good that your mum loved it

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  3. Wow Kate! I’m inspired to try this fun fold. I love how the ladybird floats above the diamond fold, which also looks impressive.

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  4. Wow, oh wow Kate. This card is a stunner. No wonder your Mum was delighted. I love the fancy fold. It is new to me and would love to try it out – will go researching. Polished Pink with Parakeet Party is so bright and happy. Love it xxx

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  5. Kate this is such a seriously cool and clever and cute card — love, love love this fancy fold and the way the pink pops against the Parakeet Party and the black.

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