Sunday, 14 April 2013

Welcome to the UKS Blog Hop








 Hi there,



Welcome to the UKS Spring BlogHop! You may have come to me from    


http://efemera-ink.blogspot.co.uk




If you lose your way, or have dropped in on me directly and want to follow the hop, you can see the full list with all the links here.


http://www.ukscrappers.co.uk/boards/showthread.php?t=339546


My project for this Blog hop is a Cascading Card.





oops I seem to have a wonky Lamp Post!



So if you are ready, here we go..................................




You will need the following items to make this card.


Score Board
Metal Rule
Craft Knife
Pencil
DST
Dies
Die Cutting Machine
12" x 8" Card
4 1/2 x 11 1/2 (Base)



Step 1

Along the 8" edge of your Card mark at 5.5" then along bottom mark at 2.5". Now connect these marks with a pencil.

Marked and connected


Step 2

Now cut along this line. you will end up with two of  these.





Step 3

Now you will need to make two marks on both pieces.

On the 5.5" side from the bottom up mark at 2 7/8" and then on the 2.5" side from the bottom up mark at 1 1/8".

Draw a feint line linking each mark (see photo above).

Step 4

Place one piece onto your score board (5.5" to your left). Score at the following measurements. 2", 4", 8" and 10". Now along the bottom edge mark at 6" and draw a vertical line.

Repeat this with the second piece of card.



Step 5

Take one of the pieces of card and cut from the top at the following score lines 2" and 10" Do not cut all the way down, stop when you reach the pencil line in the centre.

Now along the Bottom edge where you have marked at 6" cut along that line till you reach the centre line.



Step 6

Take the second piece and cut from the Bottom edge at the following 2" and 10", then along the top edge find your 6" line and cut from the top to the centre line.

Now you have cut you slits onto both of your pieces of card you can now link them together.

First slit linked


Second slit linked


   
Third slit linked



 You should now have a card that looks like this









Step 7

Now to make a base for this card.

Take a piece of card ( I chose to use the same card ) that measures 4 1/4 x 11 1/2. score this on your board at 5 3/4 and fold in half.



Step 8

Adhere the cascading section to the front of the base and add your choice of decorations.

I do hope you are enjoying the Blog hop so far.

Please now hop on over to Here_be_Dragons for her Blog hop post.


http://scrapbooksandcookbooks.blogspot.co.uk/





Happy Crafting


Barbara xx

82 comments:

  1. This is really interesting... I might have to give it a go but I'm guessing it is probably quiet this when folded up so maybe on to hand deliver... oh I know a fellow UKS who's birthday is this month :)

    Thanks for sharing

    Wizbit (Liz)

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  2. Your card is stunning! Thank you.
    Sue x

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  3. I love the white on white card, it's striking. Great idea for a card!

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  4. Love it, looks good when made up and doesn't look too complicated to make thanks to your fab instructions! :)

    purplybunny (uks)

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  5. Lovely tutorial Barbara! The white on white would be especially fab for frosty Christmas cards - just shame about the postage these days - but for extra special people this kind of card would be a keepsake. Thanks for sharing!
    Ali x

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  6. That is a clever card. Thank you for sharing the how tos.

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  7. Absolutely stunning, thank you

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  8. Absolutely stunning. I love the idea of a cascading card and would love to try to make one.
    Kim

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  9. That's lovely, thanks for sharing. Tigerlady

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  10. your card is gorgeous - thankyou for a fab tutorial of how you made it

    UKS lelly

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  11. What a fab card Barbara, must have a go at this. Great instructions too

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  12. Interesting idea will have a go at this. UKS sue1952

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  13. How odd, I put a card like this on my blog the other day! Your tutorial is much clearer than mine:)

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  14. I very rarely make cards .. I'm a digi scrapper who is into "altered" bits and pieces ... but this is so pretty I think you may have tempted me into try it!! Thank you for the inspiration.

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  15. that's so different....love the idea always looking for a different way to do cards thank you

    scrappybluecat uks

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  16. This is so creative - a very clever card (that still folds flat to post)! Jimjams x

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  17. Hi Barbara - This is lovely - thanks for simple directions how to make this - will be trying this - have it pinned. Love that fence die - whose is it?? New to a lot of this info - thank you for sharing your technique.
    Love PaulineD UKS xxx

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  18. Wow what a stunning card, very unique thank you for the tutorial from boland x

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  19. Lovely card. I fancy giving this a go. Thanks for the clear instructions.

    chrisrydal x

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  20. Lovely card the white makes it look stunning

    Meg baby (uks)

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  21. Great tutorial, thanks for sharing, love the cat!

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  22. Such simple elegance! I love that you've only used white it makes it seem so beautiful. Those trees are amazing! I'm always looking for unusual card ideas and this fits the bill perfectly. I've bookmarked this. Thanks for sharing. Sian aka Violaceous :)

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  23. This is absolutely gorgeous, so clever!
    *here be dragons*

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  24. What a beautiful clean card, love it, thank you for sharing, JoPink

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  25. this is stunning :) thanks for sharing
    Leigh11 xxx

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  26. I like cascading cards, but mine are looking a bit 'samey' so I'm looking forward to trying this. Love the white on white look too :) (Eileen C)

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  27. What a beautiful card, this could be perfect for a wedding. Thank you. UKS - Sharon1973

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  28. Beautiful card! Love white on white!

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  29. Wow, a lovely card, the trees (and the wonky lamppost) are lovely

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  30. Your card is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing :) (uks Jacqui200284)

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  31. That's a clever idea - love your card, even if the lamp post is wonky - doesn't look like it to me!

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  32. aww thats lovely, so elegant. (Maria in France on UKS)

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  33. Very creative, love the dies used :) Kitty Crafts UKS

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  34. Sorry forgot to include my UKS name AllycatD - still liking that card! :)

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  35. What an unusual card. I love that it's all white! (UKS TinkerHamilton)

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  36. This is stunning. Not sure i could make one as lovely as this. It's fab. Thank you for sharing. KJJC -uks name

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  37. Love how you'e made it white on white - reminds me of Narnia! TFS. UKS - Julesaroony

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  38. gosh that really is an amazing card, it is really effective in total white (love the cat!)

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  39. I've made cascading cards before but yours with the trees looks far more elegant.
    K (aka Sylphraven)

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  40. Really pretty!

    UKS - Clairewill

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  41. Stunning card, UKS - Scrappyyo

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  42. So clever! Not seen anything like that :)Thank you for showing us.
    Soojay

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  43. I love 'white on white' and this card is stunning - TFS.

    Toni xx
    (misteejay)

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  44. Love your card, it's gorgeous but don't think I'll be trying anything that tricky anytime soon. Mary x

    scarymary555 on UKS

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  45. Love the white on white technique. It's something we haven't tried yet and your card has really inspired us, thanks.

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  46. Great card, just the job for one I need to make for next week.

    Lindschick

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  47. Wow...your card is amazing! Well done and thanks for sharing with us, UKS...Bubbleblitt

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  48. what a beautiful card---alibi

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  49. Barbara this is simply beautiful but I doubt I could keep all that white card so clean! Love the folding cards idea thanks. Audrey uks name poetcrafty x

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  50. that card is gorgeous. NIKIG

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  51. If I was a card maker this would go straight into my favourites

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  52. so so beautiful. I absolutely love it. well done

    cantstopstampin

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  53. this is stunning. I love the clean lines.

    NIKIG

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  54. A lovely elegant card. Thank you for sharing. UKS Tagsie

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  55. This is beautiful. Thank you for the tutorial. Love, stillcrafting from UKS xx

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  56. Stunning card, definitely something I'd like to try! - Cassia

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  57. Love white on white cards, thanks for sharing. UKS Jolene.

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  58. Commenting again cos i forgot my uks user name this morning LOL

    Beanpie11 aka Debbie R

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  59. Beautiful...and thanks for the clear instructions, feeling very inspired now! Hugs Sarah (butterbee on UKS)

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  60. Wow! The tree's on this are beautiful!
    Laura Godfrey

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  61. Lovely card, thank you for the instructions

    Chris55 - UKS

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  62. A beautiful card may have to use it at Christmas.

    Fran (Hedgie)

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  63. Great card idea, something a bit different for that special someone. Thank you.

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  64. Stunning, I've seen cascading cards before but none have really struck me as worth the effort, this is gorgeous. Thanks for the tute.

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  65. oh my goodness this is absolutely gorgeous!

    Stacey Scrapred on UKS

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  66. Great work! It reminds me of Narnia with a few little adaptations! great stuff! jenx

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  67. oops forgot to say jenx = uks wear crafts!

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  68. beautiful, I have no words, I like the wonky lamppost :P

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  69. wow that is amazing!

    uks - darm

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  70. That's a great technique, bookmarked to do later!

    UKS name Fizzydrink

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  71. Fabulous card, always wanted to try a card like this. Thanks for sharing.

    Paula - UKS Summer Sunflower

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  72. That is a really pretty card, thanks for sharing.
    UKS - mumof4girls

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  73. Clever and elegant card, love the dies used. Gill x UKS name is Seaside Crafter.

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  74. Gorgeous card (and I have looked at some of the others on your blog and they are all equally stunning!) lovely clear instructions - thanks for sharing. You are 'bookmarked' for later ref LOL
    UKS PinkSparklyScrapper

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  75. This card is so unusual and so clever, I love it!

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