Swing Card

Swing Card

Hi everyone!  Swing cards have always been a big hit, at least in my part of the world so I did one for you today, I sure hope you like it 🙂

Joann-Larkin-Swing-Card

and here is a closer look

Joann-Larkin-Swing-Card-Open

Joann-Larkin-Swing-Card-Flowers

Products Used:

HCPC-3645 – Leafy Branch Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3668 – Cascading Fuchsia Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3672 -Fuchsia Bouquet Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-728 –  Timeless Amour Die
HCD1-757 – Leafy Branch Die
HCD1-763 – Cascading Fuchsia Die
HCDP1-254 – Cascading Fuchsia Paper Collection
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
Art Institute Glue – Dries Clear Glue
Spellbinders Tool N’ One
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board
Memento Expresso Truffle
Memento Grape Jelly
Memento Rose Bud
Memento Olive Green

Project Instructions:

Other products:  White Card Stock, Marvelous Squares, Derwent Watercolor Pencils (Cedar Green, Copper Bench, Imperial Purple and Rose Madder), Crystal Fine Glitter, Shabby Shutters Distressed Ink, Lace, String and Bling from my stash and die cutting machine.

Instructions:

Start by creating your swing card out of White Cardstock and cutting your layer of decorative paper from the Cascading Fuchsia Paper Collection,  For a tutorial on how to make a swing card, click here.  Stamp your Fuchsia Bouquet Cling Stamp Set and color with water color pencils.  Once the image is colored, die cut using the Spellbinders Marvelous Squares.  The flowers were stamped with Memento Expresso Truffle and distressed with Memento Grape Jelly and Memento Rose Bud and finally slightly dusted with Crystal Fine Glitter.  The leaves were distressed using a combination of Memento Olive Green and Shabby Shutters distressed ink.  To attach the fuchsia flowers I hung the flowers with string and wrapped the string around the frame and then hid the string with a layer of decorative paper.

Have a wonderful day!

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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

8 responses »

  1. What an amazing design, Joann! I love how the fuchsias hang in the swing opening. So beautiful, and clever! Your little details like the lace borders, the small pearl hearts and die cut layers make this such a special card!

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  2. Jean Bullock

    Wonderful card. You are the fuchsia expert.

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  3. Fabulous ! Love your card, those fuchsia’s are fantastic! Hugs xx

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  4. Beautiful, lovely design and like the pearl tips on the flowers!

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  5. WOW! Absolutely breathtaking!!

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  6. Gorgeous swing card Joann!! love the bright colors and those amazing flowers.

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  7. Stunning projects Joann! Your tag is so lovely and feminine, and the purple Fuchsias are breathtaking. I have never tried a swing card but now have inspired me to try! Hugs

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  8. That is a unique card. Thank you so much Joann. The creativity keeps rolling ….

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