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Thursday, 23 February 2012

Twisted Easel Card Tutorial

Hiya Everyone, back again. I was asked in the week how I do my twisted easel cards, so I have taken a few piccys and hope that it shows how I do it, I am kinda useless at explaining things simply lol.

I made this card for my Mother in Law whose Birthday is today, the minute I saw these Owls I knew I had to have them, how adorable are they!!! I have always liked owls, but the older I get the more it seems a little obsession, I dare not look at things with owls on as I know I am going to want! is that sad?! rofl.
Anyways...
I followed the sketch for the top part of the easel from the A Gem of A Challenge and the Owl is from Pink Gem Designs so I shall enter it in over there :) I got another few cuties whilst I was in the store too, hopeless I am lol.
 The papers are from my stash, the mum I cut on my cricut and layered it on a nestie. I added card candy to the flower centres, the other flowers are from wild orchid. I coloured the owl with copics.

I am also entering this into the Cutie Pie Challenge - Flower Power

I hope the writing is readable!
(but under each pic I will write it again)
 I start with 2 card blanks the same size

 I cut one of the card blanks in half

 I have only drawn the line so you can see where I score, so its a straight diagonal corner to corner

 I then fold my card blank, so it will look like this

 You then fold the triangle back on itself

 This piece of the triangle is where you add the glue

You then add the half card blank to the triangle, you must stand your image the correct way up otherwise it will look very wrong lol, you must also place a stopper as you would a standard easel card.

I hope thats explained it and that I havent forgotton some crucial bit of info lol, most of all I hope its helped someone who may not have known how before now :)

Thanks for Stopping By Today x x x

30 comments:

Dodici said...

Super card,Joey!Love these papers so much!
xxxx

sassy said...

cheers for the demo i have wondered myself **HOW** and now youve expained it so i now know **HOW** and what to do hun to have a go myself hugs sassxxxx

mags said...

Lovely card Joey. Loving the owl and the colour combo. Great twisted easel tutorial too.
Mags
x

Sharon Caudle said...

Hi Joey!! Your card is soooo ADORABLE!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE that owl! You used the perfect papers and colors! And thanks for the tutorial!!!
hugs, Sharon

Mimi said...

Adorable card Joey! Love that owl and nice colors!! I'm sure your MIL will love it! Have a wonderful day! ;D

Eskimo Frosting said...

Beautiful card and a really cute image.

Hugs
Jayne
x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card so love the cute image.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful twisted easel card Joey, great image love it! Jo xxx

Crystal said...

Joey oh my word this is cute, LOVE that owl, your colors, and the twisted easel design is FAB!!! Thanks for the tut!!!

Denise and Louise said...

This is gorgeous - I am a fan of owls too and these Pink Gem ones are adorable.
Hugs
Denise xx

Cheryl said...

oh this is just gorgeous Hun love that image and great tutorial hugs Cherylxxxx

Sue said...

Hi hun
fabulous card, super cute image, great tutorial, clever girlie, sue,x

MagsB said...

Oh that owl is just gorgeous! What a fabulous hat - maybe she's off to Ascot! Your colours and papers are great, too, such elegant colours!

love Mags B x

Debbie said...

Gorgeous easel card...love the papers you have used and such a cute image.
Debbie x

Shelby said...

What a fun giggly card! Your MIL will love it! Love the rich colors and the dimension created with the embellies! Thanks for the photos for a twisted easel card...I'll have to give it a shot.

Shelby

Lyndsey Marie said...

Fabulous card, love the sweet little owl so adorable and the papers are just beautiful.
Lyndsey xx

Molecraft said...

Fabulous card Joey, I love those owls too and may just have to have them, LOL! Great tutorial too!
Helen x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Joey, love the very sweet owl and gorgeous papers. Fab tut too hun.

Donna x

Wishcraft said...

Love your card Joey, such fab papers and I love this owl too. Great tutorial! I've been wanting to have a go at one of these and now I'm sure I can't go wrong, thank you :o) Lisa x

PS thanks for joining in at A Gem of a Challenge xx

deb said...

Hi Joey!
Awesome card! Thanks so much for the instructions too...well done!
Also...thank you for your comment on my blog!

Debi

Cheryl said...

Hi Joey, gorgeous card , love the owl ! and a really great tutorial , I haven't made one of these , but I will give it a go soon.
Hugs Cheryl

Sue from Oregon said...

this just makes me happy!

coops said...

so stunning joey.i love the sweet owl and gorgeous shape and colours :D
thanks for your tutorial hun, its really easy to follow ;D


xx coops xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Fab card hun and thanks for the instructions.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Larissa said...

Thanks for the fabulous tutorial!

Hugs,
Larissa

Woo said...

Easels are my all time favourite designs and this one is beautiful. excellent tutorial too. Thank you for sharing with the Cutie Pies! Woo x

Lissa said...

This looks so cute, but I'd be forever trying to fix it to stand straight. ;)

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting on my card. I'm so happy Christy has some talented designers. :) I SO miss being a designer for her. ;)

HUGS!

Sharon said...

Love the card, and thanks for the tutorial. I've got to try one of these cards.

Lisa xx said...

this is just gorgeous, really lovely colours - got to book mark this tutorial too! thank you for joining in with The Cutie Pies

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Great tutorial Joey, I love your cards!