Monday, November 30, 2009

12 Knock, knock!! Who's there?



I decided to push myself and my Cricut and figure out how to make a door to open to reveal the image. This is what I was able to come up with. The door and wreath on it are Cricut cuts from the Christmas Noel cartridge. There are a few layers of various colors of paper in areas to give the door dimension. The window layer is acetate. I used a brad through a small pony bead to give height to the door knob. The hinges are Cricut cuts, secured with brads. I evenly spaced horizontal scores on the background paper to give illusion of siding on a house. Other than the wreath on the door and the metallic stitching, I didn't want to embellish the card front too much and take away from the door.




Behind the door is the printed image of Nesbit of Digital Delights by Louby Loo, colored with Copics.



Materials:
Paper: Bazzill, Misc, acetate
Image: Digital Delights by Louby Loo
Ink/Color: Printer, Copics
Misc: Cricut, Christmas Noel cartridge, Fabulous Findings cartridge, brads, pony bead, sewing machine, gold metallic thread.

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12 comments:

  1. Oh Cindy!!!! This is so adorable!!! What a creative card! And to have Nesbitt as the sweet surprise inside is just perfect!
    Over-the-top awesome, My Friend!!!
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  2. That is just an adorable card! I love the whole look of the door and it's so cute that it opens.

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  3. omg Cindy you've excelled yourself with this one!!!!!
    Absolutely brilliant, I love it.
    Fabby card.
    Anne x

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  4. Cindy your card of this door w/doggie behind it is totally adorable!!! I've been making door cards for some time now, never thought of placing someone (or something) behind it!! Check out my Screen Door cards on my blog: http://michellesinkyfingers.blogspot.com - Thanks for sharing your card - I'm so inspired! :)

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  5. Great card... so unique and so creative!!

    Saskia :)

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  6. Beautiful card, Cindy!! Outstanding!
    I love your creativity!
    :)

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  7. Cindy this is absolutely beautiful love that door and how you hinged it such a clever idea.

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  8. WOW Cindy, this card is fabulous. You are so creative. Great coloring on the image. I love everything about this card.

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  9. What an outstanding and creative card...I am a cricut newbie and loving your creations!

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