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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Interactive Card Hop Day 1-Twisted Single, Double and Triple Easel Cards

Hi everyone get ready to see card after card after card. With  so many different types of cards out there sometimes it gets difficult to keep up with. So I have gathered a group of fab ladies who will show you samples of cards from  a waterfall card to an elaborate suspension card. This hop is 2 days long with different samples on both days so you wont want to miss either day. Be sure to leave a comment and become a follower on every hop in order to be eligible to win my grand prize. Some ladies will be offering individual blog candy and their rules may be different so be sure to read the specifics and make sure you have fun along the way.     The blog starts at Monica's blog

I am so excited to share with you today one of my favorite cards to make The Twisted Easel card.  I originally learned how to make a twisted easel card after watching the video by Mary at Cardz TV. 
I then found the directions for double and triple twisted easel cards and tried these following these directions. 
This is the single twisted easel card I made for today..  The rose is from Imagine More cut at 3 1/2 inches
The important part is the sentiment must be raised with dimensional dots to keep the card in place when it is standing.  
The base card was cut at 5 x 10 inches and folded in 1/2 
Fold the top over to make a triangle
Cut a piece 5 x 5 inches and glue to triangle 
Decorate card and add dimensional dots to sentiment so card will catch in place 
Double twisted base I made 8 x 8.  Folded in 1/2 long ways, scored top at 4 inches and cut to center fold
Fold down to make two triangles.  Cut two pieces 4 x 4 to glue on triangles
This is decorated with Imagine More and  DCWV Mariposa Paper. Sorry this picture is so blurry.  
For the triple easel I cut the paper 6 x 9 inches fold in 1/2 long ways and score and cut top piece at 3 and 6 ".  You can fold into triangles or as I did.  Cut 3 pieces 3 x 3 to glue on triangles and center fold. 
For this one I used Nursery Tails, New Arrival for title and paper from stash. 
Here are some more twisted easel cards I have made.  

For my blog candy I will send one winner selected by Random.org a sticker pack.  So please become a follower and leave a comment both the 20th and 21st so you double your chances to win.  
Now please hop along to Stephanie's blog to see what she has in store for you today.   Click here
Hope to see you back tomorrow to see even more cards.  Tomorrow I will be sharing a Suspension Card.


  1. Gorgeous cards! I love the twisted easel style cards! Beautiful papers and cuts! Thanks for sharing the tutorial. Now I must try the double and triple twisted easel!

  2. Such talent to create such beautiful cards..I especially liked your Dad one. Men cards are hard for me and I really liked your gold and black bird card..Thanks so much for sharing!


  3. I have seen a few of these style of cards and they are so beautiful I really really have to make one. Thanks for the great tutorial.

  4. Gorgeous cards!!! So sorry about the broken link. My eyes are so tired this week that I did not see that pesky little . missing in your addy!

  5. Such beautiful cards!! The selection is lovely and so diverse! :)

    Great job,
    Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com
    cardsbycg at hotmail dot com

  6. Love theses easel cards. Thanks for showing us how. already a follower.
    debbie_craine at hot mail dot com

  7. I love your new Imagine cards. You definitely make me want to buy one. I love everything you created. Wonderful job!!


  8. i have never seen this type of cards before. looking at your cards was like looking thru the hallmark window. very nice. love them.

    rhelm at tampabay dot rr dot com

  9. Thanks so much for sharing your cards. I've done the twisted easel card before.... I learned from Mary too.... I until this blog hop I hadn't heard of the double and triple twisted easel cards....

    http://racincrafts.blogspot.com/ or racincrafts@aim dot com

  10. Awesome cards!!!!
    I tried to follow but your button won't work for me,,I will try later!!!

  11. What cool cards. I've never seen the double and triple ones. I can't wait to try some of these!!

    jvilla95ar at gmail.com

  12. WOW, all your cards are awesome. I am coming back later to follow how you made the double and triple easel cards.
    mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

    new follower here.

  13. you outdid yourself on your cards - awesome!!! Monica

  14. Oh WOW your cards are amazing! Thanks for the great tutorial!

  15. These cards are awesome! I've seen the easel cards, but love the "twists" to these! Thanks for sharing your cards and the tutorials! I'm trying to remember to bookmark all the great tutorials you gals are sharing so I can try some of them.

  16. Wow those are so awesome!
    I am going to need to try making one of these next.
    It has been fun being in this hop with you.
    joyfulhrt at gmail dot com

  17. I really like easel cards. Your cards are beautiful. Thank you for sharing them with us. Congratulations on your awards too.

    dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

  18. Wow...what a fancy schmany card. I love the pink one, especially. I may have to play around with this technique. Thanks for sharing. Following you.

    Angie, fellow blogger :)
    atuttletime at gmail.com

  19. Thank you for the instructions! The cards are fabulous! Please don't enter my name for the stickers...I have WAY TOO MANY right now! Love your project/s!!

  20. Love, love all these cards Suzanne! I must give these cards a try. I know I keep saying that, but I really need to I think!! LOL I am really loving the ones that you used the Imagine on too! I can't even begin to pick a favorite!!

  21. These are beyond beautiful like everything you do!! Thank you so much for sharing the links because I have never tried this and want to:-) I am a follower...
    jejaeb (at) cfl.rr.com

  22. wow, really great cards. I really like the father's day one. I am already a happy follower. Come visit me sometime.
    Eva :0)

  23. very nice card
    i m already a follower !
    plz visit me too

  24. OMG Lady! You are the QUEEN of easel cards! Darn it! I'm so inspired that I have to stop this hop right now and go make something. I really want to finish the hop cause I want a chance to win some awesome candy and to see everyone's amazing creations, but you have temped me too much with your awesome pictorial instructions and now I must go forth and create! LOL Thanks so much. You are truly an inspiration!


    Amy Jo (follower and admirer and friend)
    amyjrockstar at gmail dot com

  25. WOW!!!! You are incredibly talented! I can't believe you've made so many of the twisted easle cards...and doubles and triples!?! I didn't even know there was such a thing!! AWESOME!!!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com