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DT Thursday – Create a Fabulous Tent Card with Sandiebella

It’s time for another DT Thursday post from Sandiebella. This week Sandie is showing us how to create a lovely TENT CARD – great for any occasion! Click through for the full step by step tutorial.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Tent Card Tutorial

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Supplies:
Tiny Townies Tiny Dancers rubber stamp
White card
Patterned papers (7 Dots Studio; Cotton Candy Dreams)

Circle and Scalloped circle dies
Scoring board and bone folder
Lace, trim & pearls

Step by Step:

Cut one piece of white card measuring 5.75″ x 11.5″ and one piece measuring 5.75″ x 4″
Score the 11.5″ piece at 5.75″ and fold in half to make the card base.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Open up the 5.75″ card base and, taking the circle die, cut a circle from the front part of the card, to create the window.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Cut 2 pieces of white card measuring 5.5″ square and 2 coordinating pieces of patterned paper measuring 5.25″ square.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
 Adhere the patterned paper to the white card.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Take one of the panels and line it up inside the card front. Using a pencil, draw a circle to mark where the window is.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Place the circle die directly over the pencil mark and run it your die cutting machine. Adhere to the front of the card.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Adhere the panel to the front of the card.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Cut a scalloped circle in contrasting patterned paper and, using the same die as for the window, cut the circle out of the middle. This creates a frame for the window.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Adhere using wet glue.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Score the 5.75″ x 4″ piece, on the 4″ side, at 1″, 2″ and 3″.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
 Mountain/Valley fold, ensuring the centre fold is up (mountain).
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Apply double sided tape to each of the outside 1″ sections.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Remove the backing from the tape on one side, line up the first fold of the folded cardstock with the bottom of the inside back of the card. Burnish with a bone folder.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Adhere the inside panel.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Stamp the image and colour it with your preferred medium.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Using a larger circle die than for the window, cut out the image, first trimming the paper so that any overlapping part of the image is popped up over the die.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Run through your die-cutting machine.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Cut another circle of white card, using the same die, and adhere the image to it.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Lift the front of the card and position the image behind the window.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Once you are happy with the placement, apply some glue to the back of the image and adhere down.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Remove the backing from the tape on the other side of the bottom piece and adhere to the inside front.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!
Stamp the sentiment and cut out using a small circle die, ensuring the sentiment is more into the top half. Cut off the bottom of the circle and position behind ribbon/trim. Add some pearls to finish.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Tent Card Tutorial - click through for a full step by step guide!

Over To You!

Hopefully I’ve inspired you to sit down and try your hands at this lovely project.

We also encourage you to share your personal favourite Stamping Bella creations with us. We LOVE to see what you’ve been creating with Stamping Bella stamps.

Another way to connect is by joining us in the Stamping Bella Sistahood Facebook Group and share your pictures.

If you are posting your images online, we would love to see them on Instagram and all the platforms mentioned above. To make it easier for us to find you just use  #stampingbella as a hashtag.  We love it when you connect, so don’t be shy!

Until next time, HAPPY STAMPING!

6 Comments

  1. denise i says:

    very cute! thanks for sharing the tutorial!

  2. Debbie Smith says:

    Love this stamp – love the colours and card.

  3. That is so inspiring. Thank you.

  4. Oh what a cute card! I’ve bookmarked this one too! So may great designs and tips for cards and things! Love them all! 🙂

  5. Gail Plaskiewicz says:

    Great card and I have that stamp. The problem is I don’t have a die cutter so I can’t make this card. I like the colors you used on the stamp too. Everyone does such nice job on here with coloring and stamping and card making.

  6. Cindy Flynn says:

    I love this card and am excited about making my own, great job!

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