Wednesday, 18 August 2010

It's Isabella Time!

Wow, what a busy week I've had so it's little surprise that Wednesday is here again and it's time for another Isabella's Sketchbook challenge.  This week, we're challenging you to make a card or project with a hidden something.  Could be a tag, a bookmark, a pocket, anything at all, just hide it in your project as a little surprise.

I think I must be having a bit of a moment with kinetic cards this week - cards that move or pop up or out.  And my Isabella's DT sample is a perfect example:

Images: Isabella's Sketchbook, 'Mother's Helper', 'Time to Bake' and 'USA Cake' (which I've altered a little to make it less patriotic!)

Paper: October Afternoon.

Can't see three images?  Ha-ha - there's the surprise.  Look below to see what happens to this little lovely.

Just pull the ribbon and see it appear ......

.... and there it is! Ingredients, baking and a beautiful birthday cake as the end result! 

This is a magic slider card and I used the Splitcoaststampers' tutorial, which you can find here.  It takes a little thinking time but it's not difficult and the result is so clever.

Don't these three images go well together?  As I said above, I used to remove the stars and some of the candles on the birthday cake as I needed a 'pared down' version of the cake for this card.

So, now it's over to you.  Don't forget that you must use an Isabella's Sketchbook image for your project and there are so many to choose from over at the Isabella's Sketchbook store that you can't fail to be inspired.

And check out my Teamies' samples too - they're super, as always.

Can't wait to see your hidden bits!

Happy crafting.



  1. wowwww its beautifull!!!!
    xx petra

  2. This is fantastic. I love the three images - they do work so well together and they are coloured beautifully. I am glad you provided a link to the tutorial because I couldn't figure out how this worked when I first saw it.

  3. Woohoo, another engineering masterpiece! I totally love not just the design, but the progression from raw ingredients to a frosted birthday cake. What a wonderful take on this week's challenge!

    Hope you are having a great week!


  4. This is fantastic Peri, it's wonderful how it all comes together. Sue C x

  5. WOW this certainly is different. I don't think i would want to give it away Lol xx

  6. Aww Peri this is gorgeous! Love the three images....just wish it was that easy to make a cake! Another masterpiece! Viv xx

  7. what a great card. love the slider idea.

  8. Very special card Peri - love the way it opens! And colouring is of course, brilliant! Did you get my FB message the other day btw?
    Christine x


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