DIY: Avery Elle & 10 Minute Craft Dash: Mini Accordian Photo Card

December 5, 2012

Avery Elle & 10 Minute Craft Dash Accordion Photo Card

I’ve never been a big fan of the whole “kill two birds…” saying, it seems so gross and gruesome…but I suppose you could say that’s what I’m doing today, minus the blood and guts! This little card serves two purposes, with one post.

Today is my last day as a guest designer for Avery Elle. I combined two of the newly released sets: Lots of Love & All Occasions Tags to create this simple accordion card…again…two birds. See where I’m going with this?

I’m also participating in a really fun blog hop being hosted by Damask Love sponsor, Pretty Pink Posh! Twelve of us are getting together to launch this month’s special 10 Minute Craft Dash! You are challenged to create a card that includes the color red…and you have 10 minutes to do it! Can you handle that? I think you can!

For my card, I used just a single bit of deep red for the front of this accordion card. I wanted to keep things somewhat masculine, and I think this did the trick. The rest of the color scheme is muted with black, white and grey…including the photos I included on the inside.

Avery Elle & 10 Minute Craft Dash Accordion Photo Card Open

Now, even though it’s not our anniversary yet, I thought this little card would be a perfect little gift for that occasion. And, if I were the type of wife who sneaks little treats into her husband’s briefcase – I would totally do that with this card. Instead, I just gave it to him after dinner. He loved it. Everyone’s happy.

I stamped the “This Much” sentiment in two pieces on opposite ends of the accordion – sort of reminds me of the open arm gesture you use when someone asks “How much do you love me?”

Now for my time…this card is seriously quick & easy! Printing the photos is the most timely part of the project! Ā 8: 42 people! That’s 1:18 for you to twiddle your thumbs and snack on jelly beans!

 

Logo-Red-Feature-Craft-Dash Amber's Time

 

Time for more Craft Dash projects! Head over to Pretty. Pink. Posh to check out the rest of the “team” and what they’ve created!

See you tomorrow for the first installment of “Craftroom Crush” – I think you’re gonna like my pick!

17 thoughts on “Avery Elle & 10 Minute Craft Dash: Mini Accordian Photo Card”

  1. Oh, where do I start….

    Firstly, this project is amazeballs. Such a sweet idea and I know you’ll hubby will treasure it. Ah, you guys are just too cute!

    Secondly, seriously? Less than 9 minutes to make this? My suspicions are confirmed, you are not normal. šŸ™‚

    Thirdly, LOVE how you put the time in the clock- GENIUS!

  2. I wanted to call this really cute, but since it’s for your guy it’s really cool! Ten minutes – I would barely have myself in the craft room. Really nice blog by the way! Thanks for great inspiration.

  3. Amber, is there anything you can’t do from creating fabulous designs, writing fun blog posts, taking great photos and publishing eye-catching headlines? Your projects are always First Class and this one is no exception. Very sweet!

  4. This is a wonderful idea and it is so nicely done! I love the “so much” idea! šŸ™‚
    I think I may recycle it šŸ™‚
    p.s. You were such a wonderful bride, it is obvious that you were extremely happy! Congrats! When did you get married?

  5. That was awesome! !! I am gonna make little change and convert it into Valentine Day card!!! But you are the best at this!!

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