Friday, 9 October 2015

A double easel card

I've been playing around with different styles of easel cards ever since attending an excellent workshop with Debbi Moore at the Make It Show in Farnborough last winter. For this card I used paper and toppers printed out from the MCS Click, Print, Go Flawless Florals CD. I cut the front panel of an A5 card into two sections, according to the widths of the toppers I had selected, then folded both panels in half and cut full-height pieces of cream card to cover them. I decorated the two pieces of cream card, adding matting and layering to one and fully covering the other with paper, to make them look different yet matching, and covered the base with the same paper, matted and layered and decorated with cream paper lace and pink Guipure lace daisies.

I made the "stoppers" two different lengths, so that when the card is standing, the two panels sit in different positons, to add interest to the card.

The current challenge at CD Sundays is Blooming Marvellous and with all the flowers on the toppers and of course all those daisies, I'm joining in.
I'm also popping back over to Ruby's Rainbow with my second easel card of the fortnight.


  1. Love the summery feel to your card the lace daisies are the perfect finishing touch

  2. Always nice to see shaped cards you have worked this perfectly, great design and colours and very pretty images.
    Thank you for joinus at CD Sunday.
    sue-b xx

  3. What a lovely card. I love the way you've 'stepped back' the two uprights. Might have to pinch this idea sometime!

  4. I never made double easel card
    this is adorable and so creative Jane woooww I love all embellishment there too
    great flower Image and great color combo
    Jane I just follow you by email
    also I hope everytime you post something I will get the update
    it will make me not late to commenting your post
    big hugs, Monika
    PS: Hope you like to follow me by email too my friend

  5. I planned to make a post with the Mag. from you...hope you dont minde Jane
    if it is problem please tell me and I will not show it on my blog...please inform me per mail dear Jane

  6. Great card Jane. I love different card styles and his is so unusual. I'll definitely be trying to make this one. I love the colours on the image.....beautiful. Thank you for sharing it with us at CD Sunday. Wynn DT

  7. Quite a work of art Jane. One for our Wynn I am sure. It must have taken quite a while to do.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Carol xx
    CD Sunday DT

  8. Beautiful card and a lot of work, wonderful easel card, I love the shapes you used, very different.

  9. Beautiful card! thanks for joining us again over at Ruby's Rainbow thank you for sharing with us
    Shaz DT

  10. I love the shape you have made and with lots of lovely blooms.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

  11. This is gorgeous Jane, such pretty colours and fabulous design.
    Thank you for joining us at CD Sunday.
    Pauline GDT


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