Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Happy Everything


Have you ever made a bridge card? A few months ago I watched a couple of videos by two super talented crafters: Natasha Valkovskaya and Caly Person demonstrating this technique, and I added it to my "list of things to try." Well, the current AAA Birthday Challenge to create a 3D project was just the kick in the pants I needed to make that happen ;)

Check out my first bridge card:


This was so much fun to make!!! I'll link the videos below as they are awesome and provide perfect instructions and lots of tips for making these kinds of cards :)

I love that they fold down flat and can still be mailed in a regular A2 size envelope. And when they're popped up they're so super cute!!! Here's a look at this one standing up:


Since I enjoyed the process of making this one so much I decided to make another with the same layout but a different color combo:

 
And here's a closer look:


Here are the links to the videos that inspired my creations:

I hope you'll give it a try! Let me know if you do!

Thanks for visiting!

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Supplies:
Stamps: Mountain Of Thanks (Catherine Pooler); sentiment from Happy Happy Happy (Lawn Fawn)
Ink: Juniper Mist, Twilight, Flirty Fuchsia, Lime Rickey, Grass Skirt (Catherine Pooler)
Distress Oxide Ink: Tumbled Glass and Mowed Lawn (Ranger)
Cardstock: Solar White (Neenah)
Stencils: Cloud (MFT); Drifts and Hills (MFT)
Dies: Mountain Of Thanks (Catherine Pooler); Everyday Sentiment Banners (Lawn Fawn); Stitched Borders 1 (Pretty Pink Posh)
Adhesive: Double-Sided Tape (X-Press It and Lawn Fawn); Connect Glue (Gina K) 
 

6 comments:

  1. I have never heard of a bridge card let alone make one so I want to try this. I love how yours came out!!

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  2. Oh how I love your awesome bridge card. I'll certainly be giving this a go! Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Stay safe and keep crafting!

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  3. Oh wow, these are so cute!! You should link them up at The Paper Players. They have a fancy folds challenge this week, I think this works!

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  4. WOW - I love these graphic bridge cards! The images you chose are wonderful and they play perfectly against the softly inked sky! I need a birthday card for my nephew who loves to hike and I will be CASE-ing your design layout for his project! LOVE this! Thanks so much for sharing your card at the AAA Birthday Challenge - 3D!
    Rachelle - Guest Designer : )

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  5. Beautiful bridge cards! This goes perfect with our current challenge! Thanks for joining our AAA Birthday challenge!

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