Paper folding

This card has been made using a new-to-me technique, paper folding. I made the card using various K&co papers which is chose using the colour inspiration from daring card makers this week.



I used a strip of brown paper to make a pleated border and finish with a double layer of ribbon. 

 




















The rosette is made from two 12" strips of paper that have been folded, stuck together and then curled round into a circle. Sticking this concertina shape down was a little tricky but with a lot of PVA and a great deal of patience it held. I finished the topper with a tiny bit of leftover ribbon, some punched shapes and a craftwork cards sentiment.



I think it looks really sophisticated although with such depth on the embellishments this will have to be a hand delivered card rather than one for the post.




Challenges

Thanks for looking, 

Rebecca x

6 comments

Deb
gorgeous card, fabulous paper folding!
Many thanks for joining in the first Cute Card Thursday challenge of 2012!
Happy crafting, Debxx
librariane
ooo, this is lovely! The simplicity and use of the DCM color challenge is perfect.
Keilly
Gorgeous simple and stylish card, super rosette. Thanks for sharing with us at The Daring Cardmakers this week!
Victoria
Love the rosette and pleated paper ribbon on your card.
Gail
Yes it is very sophisticated and elegant. I would love to copy the rosette but not sure I am patient enough!
Sharon (glitterangel)
Lovely card, I love the border. Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers this week x
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