Pattie's Creations current challenge #35 is FANCY FOLDS, which means you can make a card with any theme, as long as it has a 'fancy fold'. This can be an easel card, a side stepper, or anything similar, and of course you will need to put on a digistamp! Pattie has some amazing images in her SHOP, so do pop in there and take a look around. When you've made your card, head on over to her BLOG and enter it under Mr Linky, and you may just be lucky enough to win a prize!
Ok, now for my card ... as usual I tried to be very ambitious and thought I'd make a card with a fold I have never tried before. Oh boy, what was I thinking? I decided a 'shadow box card' was a challenge, so set about making it up. I used 3 of Pattie's dog images (aren't they just cute?), coloured them in with my Copics, then put them one side.
Following instructions I had printed out, I made the front of the card/box with a sheet of acetate, white, gold and blue card. That was the easy part! The hardest part of this card was trying to get the 2 'floating' dogs on the poles/ropes to stay put! I could have done with an extra pair of hands. THEN .... I must have spent over an hour and about 50 photographs, trying to photograph this card so that the depth of the card showed, but not too many shadows were produced. I tried all sort of diffused torch lights held in one hand, and the camera at an angle in the other hand, then the card would fall down and I'd have to start again. Urgh. Anyway, these 2 were the best of the bunch!