Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Fun Summer Cards

Hey guys!What's up?
So I've been MIA due to work.I've been working with AIESEC,The world's largest youth run NPO for different social causes and most of my time gets devoted there.I have no complaints as I love my job!So I got some time yesterday and I decided to follow up some challenges.Also today is my mom's birthday but i couldn't make anything for her :/ Anyways here are two cards that I made.They are fun and easy to make :D
So for these two cards,I've used the method called IRIS folding.It's a very versatile method and I like the effect that it gives.So I made an ice cream card and a lemonade cup card.I had made a lemonade card earlier too but it wasn't the same way.That was a flat and simple card.So first on two rough papers I went in with different colours here and there.the I covered one card with vintage photo DI and the other one with faded jeans DI.then using my new stamp sets that I got from Itsy Bitsy recently, I stamped here and there to give different patterns and textures.They are the Vintage flowers and squares & oval stamps by Itsy Bitsy.Once that was done,I cut out 2 inch strips vertically and folded them in the center.Next for the cup,I layered a piece of paper on which I cut out the cup stencil over a square template and started filling in the lines.You can find these templates anywhere on the net.For the cone,I made my own template and then went in with the strips.Once these two were done,I added them to a card base.For the ice cream,I tore small pieces of paper and made  collage with it.I used my 3D red and white out liner to draw the cherry,stuck some pink sequins for the toppings and wrote my sentiment.For the cup card,I drew a straw and lemon slice and painted them with my favourite acrylic paints.I wanted my cup and cone to have the mixed media type of look,hence I made them this way.These are really fun to make CAS cards and I would say that IRIS folding is one of my favourite techniques now.Here are a few closeups of the card.

I would like to enter them for the following challenges:

                                                      2)Inkspirational- Photo Inkspiration (I got inspired by the lines and                                              hence I made the IRIS Folding technique as it includes lines)

3)Parus Card Making Challenges_ Summer (Well doesn't ice cream and lemonade scream out summer?)
4)PeekaBoo Designs- Inspire yourself (I got inspired by Manu Gupta's fun card as shown below.I love her take on the stamp set.I used the ice cream elements,the bright colors,stamping,sequins and 3D glitter gel)

Hope you all like my cards.Thanks for reading my post and do leave some love (:


  1. I have tried iris folding and knowing what's involved I really admire these! I love how you've paired the sentiments with the images. Great job!Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

    1. Thank you so much!Yes I know that its tricky but the effort is worth it in the end!Yes i will join in next time (:

  2. Beautiful iris folding!!! This is one technique that eludes me!!! Well done! I love the collage too!
    Thanks for playing Paru's Card Making challenges!

    1. Thank you so much ma'am!Seeing Indian craft challenges makes me happy!I will join in next time!

  3. Wonderful Iris Folding !!
    Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us @ peek-a-boo Challenge !!

  4. Fantastic projects Sidelle! Loved the iris folding! ^__^ Thank you so much for playing along Challenge #6 over at Peek-a-Boo Designs!
    All the best! <3

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    1. Thank you againnn :) You are more creative with a lot more of experience dear :)