Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Winter Christmas - Recessed Window Card

Hi there,
Today I have another different WOW fold to show you.  It is a very easy card to make , with just a few steps to create the completed card.  Size of the opening and placement on the card can be altered to suite any image you want to use.  I did alter the original directions by adding another 1/4 of an inch to the length of the card so I could score it twice at the centre fold and create a boxed fold.  It helps with the shape of the card to take up the recessed window and also helps the card sit better when closed. 
For the main image I stamped the Lovely as a Tree trees with Tsukineko Memento London Fog.  Then I used a Scallop Circle Punched piece of card as a template and a sponge to create the clouds with Baja Breeze.  I stamped the Skaters on another piece of Whisper White card with Stazon and cut around them, after colouring, sponging and applying Dazzling Diamonds to the frozen lake area, I mounted the lake and skaters with dimensionals and placed it in the forefront. The designer paper is applied as a step in making the card.  For embellishments I used punched snowflakes and a sentiment that are mounted on dimensionals.  I then decorated the inside of the card.  I just love the finished card.  I found the directions on Splitcoast Stampers under the Monday Technique Lovers Challenge TLC 206 Recessed Window.
Front View

Inside View

Side View

Key Supplies:
Stamps: Winter Post, Lovely as a Tree, Punches Three
Card: Black, Whisper White, Ski Slope DP
Ink: Baja Breeze, Stazon Black, Tsukineko Memento London Fog, Creamy Caramel, Basic Grey, Old Olive Markers
Accessories: SU Eyelet Border Punch, SU Scalloped Square Punch, Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch, 2 Way Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds, Stickles, Scoring Tool, Dimensionals
Thanks for stopping by,
Stamping Hugs,
Cat's Ink Siggy


  1. Wow Sue this looks spectacular! The soft colour and dazzling lake is gorgeous. So you should love it!

  2. By far one of my favourite cards. It's beautiful. Did you cover the cut area behind the front of the card with extra paper to hide the X cut?

  3. this card is jaw droppin gorgeous-I may have to case this-thanks for sharing with us


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