Thursday, 27 August 2009

Oooh...this was tricky...

Most of you who know me will know that I never (well extremely rarely) use a pre-made template of any kind. I much prefer to make everything from scratch & work out all the measurements myself.

Well I'd seen a few of these cards around on various blogs & decided to give one a go.. Boy was it tricky!!!.. I don't know why but I just couldn't suss the measurements/folds out.. I wanted to be able to make it from a complete sheet of A4 & no matter how many times I practiced it just wouldn't work!!! I got there eventually though..
...& if you want to know the'll have to come along to a workshop!!! ;o)


Unknown said...

i have made one of these must be much smaller than yrs thought! I like it lots loving the hedgehog so cute

Love Dawn xx

Victoria said...

beautiful and well worth all the effort


Lesley Edmonds said...

Fabulous! I too like making things without templates but I'd be daunted by this one. Well done it's beautiful.
Lesley x

Unknown said...

Hi Clair, this is so cute, I love these shaped cards, made a few myself, they are a bit tricky but well worth the effort, well done!


Caroljenks said...

Stunning! Beautiful colours.

Carol x

Whisper said...

Gorgeous card and lucky I go to your classes then, so will find out how to do it, Sam x

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