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Friday, October 31, 2014

Gatefold Card 3D Style

3D Decoupage Digital Image/Mailbox-  Created by Sherri Baldy

Hello Fellow Crafters,

I am excited today to share with you my fun play with this adorable Mailbox 3D Decoupage image created by Sherri Baldy. It is available for purchase here in the Scrapbook Stamp Society Store for your opportunity to play with and tweak to your creative liking. I had so much fun with it. I knew I had to get it when I saw it. I have this thing for mailboxes. It reminded me of a sweet friend I lost to illness. He gave me the cutest card with a bear putting a card in the most preciously decorated mailbox....so this one tugged at my heart.  


Below  is a picture of  how the 3D Decoupage Image comes. When I first saw them used on a card I thought they were beautiful and that was a picture. They are even more so in person...But I also thought what a fabulous colorist that did each of those card designs. How am I ever going to get that good and even cut and make into a 3D design.  Goodness...they come pre-colored. Someone did color it for us and all we have to do is cut, place adhesive foam tabs for dimension. You and the person that receive this are going to love it... they are paper art.  Mind you not everyone will get one because I consider them precious keepsakes made with tender loving care.   Here is what this one looked like when I purchased and printed it. 
Here is a side view of the 3D dimension. I also gave the frame a Spellbinders Nestabilities Stately Circle die  a 3D effect by cut 2 extra framing them out with a Spellbinders Nestabilities Circle. Giving the frame the 3d effect was alot of work cutting little tiny adhesive foam tabs and coloring them red so you would not see them but the love of making it was worth it at the end.

 I wanted to make a special Christmas card and My Besties 3D Challenge Blog tickled my creativity to go with creating something with more than 1 fold so the card style I chose to showcase My Besties Mailbox 3D image in is on a Gatefold style card. I invite you to check out their Blog. Their Design Team share some amazing and beautiful 3D creations. Here is a Youtube video in case you want to try this Gatefold style card. I hope you look into trying these 3D Decoupage images. I find them relaxing and a way to soothe my thoughts as I dream up all the ways I am going to decorate and design my paper project.
Card Recipe:
Image: Mailbox 3D-My Besties
Design paper: MME-Joyous Collection, DCWV
Dies: Spellbinders, Die-namites/'beautiful bow' & Impression Obession 'snowflakes'/DIE100-F
Glitter - Martha Stewart/Sugar Cube Flakes and Stickles/Diamond
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Inside card

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
My Besties 3D #19 - More than 1 Fold

My Besties Deutschland #8 - Anything Goes Christmas
My Besties Aussie - Let it snow Add some Snowflakes and glitter
Sweet Stampin Christmas Oct. Challenge - Snowflakes
Fab 'n' Funky #235 - Christmas
Inspiration Destination #5 - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter#180 - Is is too early for Christmas
Word Art Wednesday #156 - Anything Goes
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I hope you enjoyed my card. Until next time this Shabby Chic Grannie is out. Be Blessed. Be Safe. Big Texas Hugs

12 comments:

Annette Stapylton said...

Wow Antoinette ~ I am speechless.
Beautifully showcased.
Thank you for sharing over here at 3D Deco Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
Annette DT

Julie Gleeson said...

Oh wow how beautiful! I really love this image! The glitter snow is the perfect touch and your paper is gorgeous! Love it all! Thank you so much for joining in at Besties 3D Deco Blog! Hugs Julie xox

Silvis Kreativstube said...

Hallo liebe Antoinette,

eine fantastische Karte hast du gestaltet.Du hast so viele Details gearbeitet. Sogar das Innere perfekt gestaltet. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der My Besties Challenge Deutschland. Ganz liebe Grüße Silvi

Angela Treasures said...

Very well done Antoinette, you have showcased Sherrie's image very well and I love your whole project, write down to the snow. Awesome.

Thanks for joining us at My Besties 3D Deco Girls Challenge. Ange DT

http://angetreasures.blogspot.com.au

Luana said...

Very festive and really pretty.
Thanks for joining us at Besties 3D blog. Good luck!

Luana DT

Ema M said...

Gorgeous! Love all the details! Thanks for sharing your fabulous card and joining us for our current challenge at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
Ema
IDCB Owner

Andrea said...

A sweet 3D card Antoinette. Thank you for joining us at 3D Deco Blog. Hugs Andrea B

Tonnie Deijkers said...

beautiful card and design thanks for sharing with us at my bestie 3D
hugs Tonnie DT

Kreatives von Andrea said...

So beautiful i like it very much.

Thanks for joining us over at My Besties 3D Blog. Good luck!

Nice greeting Andrea DT

Grandma Bonnie said...

Antionette..this is fantastic...LOVE it!!! Thank you so much for entering our My Besties 3D Deco challenge..the new challenge starts tomorrow!

Marilyn said...

I love this card! The shape, design and dimension are perfect!
Thank you for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin’, good luck in the challenge and I hope you will be back again.
Marilyn

Engelchen said...

very nice card,
Thank you for joining us at My Besties Deutshcland and Aussies.
Greetings Geesje