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I Love You to the Moon and Back Bendy Card

Update: While the competition wasn't heavily entered, I'll take my wins where I can get them, my card was a top pick on Try Stampin' on Tuesday.

Over on Try Stampin' on Tuesday, they had one of the hardest challenges I've seen in a long while. The challenge involved either utilizing a particular sketch or making a bendy card. I'm one always up for a challenge, so a bendy card it is... the only problem... I had no idea where to begin. Here's the challenge they set up for us:

I was convinced there would be some type of design already premade on Design Space that would allow me to make a bendy card of some kind, but there was no such luck. I took a look at Melody Lane's Patreon and Lori Whitlock's shop, and alas, no luck. This mean I had to work from scratch.

Now granted, I could make the card using traditional techniques, but when I looked up tutorials, the whole process looked a little too intimidating for me. I knew this could be done on Design Space. And with minimal trial and error, I found some dimensions that would work and so I ended up with a nice template I made all by my lonesome.


The design of the template took around 45 minutes, but now I have the template forever, which means I can make tons of bendy cards for when another challenge comes my way. 

I immediately thought the bendy nature lent itself to landscape, so I immediately knew the theme would be the sky. I thought about doing a farm, but for some reason, this sky cutout really caught my eye. From there, the rest of the ideas fell into place. The actual assembly of the card was quick; probably less than 15 minutes. 

Anyway here are the results:

And here's a video of the card so you can see all the dimensions:

And that was my very first bendy card made on my Cricut Maker 3. 

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Comments

  1. Wow, Danny, LOVE the theme of this card! Such a great "landscape" you've created, and love that rich blue! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

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  2. Danny, so clever to create your own cut file for your Bendi card! I like how the three layers came together to create a sky scene! Thank you for sharing your card and taking on our tough challenge at Try Stampin' on Tuesday!!! -Donna

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  3. Wow, great work! I think it's a hard challenge too and I love what you made of it thank you for joining us this time at TSOT! Marjolein

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  4. How clever - your card is beautiful, Danny! I have made Bendy cards before by looking at the Splitcoast Stampers Channel or YouTube.. In fact, I included a link, which is available by clicking on my link with the Design Team cards. I commend you on your persistence to achieve such a lovely result and thank you for playing along with us at TSOT #515.

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