Tutorial Time - day two

On Friday's Speedy TV offers the Tutorial Time challenge!  You can go here after 8am CST for the challenge: http://mfpspeedytv.ning.com/page/tutorial-time-on-speedytv 
this weeks' tutorial is how to make a crimped envelope card.

This is a very cute idea, only problem I no longer owned a crimper!  I substituted a embossing folder to create a crimped look, you can too, or any style that you like!! Using this easy tutorial with any of your favorite folders will give you a lot of card making looks!

Here's mine:
I use the Marks Finest Papers and Stamps set 'Pussy Willow' you can find this set and more here: http://www.marksfinestpapers.com/servlet/StoreFront
I fussy cut the bird and several fronds of the pussy will and used a white pearl nail polish to achieve the feathery look of the bird's breast and pussy willow buds.
On an interesting stash note I used a terrific birch wrapping paper I Picked up at a marshals, $3.99 for a 9ft x 3ft roll!  That is a lot of paper for crafting!
The birch paper was already heavy with a nice texture.  I adhered it to an envelope using ATG tape and then ran it through my embossing machine.
Here is the inside:
it contains  a note card! This would make a great gift card envelope too!
This was a fun tutorial, fast and easy!  Give it a try!
If anyone remembers yesterday I posted about my Spend fast . 
It is day 2/45
Yesterday was a success.  Please note there is a Michaels, Joann's, A.C. Moore, Hobby Lobby and three scrap book stores all within an half hour of me.
I hope you have a great day and thanks for coming by, I appreciate it!!
Ginny M


Pat Garvin said…
Well that looks awesome. Never even noticed it wasn't crimped. GREAT idea!!
Pam said…
Ginny, this is so beautifully done and yeah for you, using an embossing folder instead.
Jan Castle said…
Lovely card Ginny...stunning background!!!
Jane said…
Great idea Ginny on the embossing folder. Your card is so very very pretty!
Stampsnob said…
What a beautiful job you did on this..Lis
Hi Ginny, I love this piece and technique you used it is absolutely beautiful. I will have to give this a try.
Davi said…
Absolutely gorgeous Ginny! I love the birch paper, really outstanding and perfect with the cut out bird :)
Lagene said…
Gorgeous envie card!

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