Monday, June 16, 2014

Karen Burniston June Designer Challenge

Karen Burniston's Designer Challenge for June is photo Accordions, this was certainly challenging for me as my son isn't too keen on having his picture taken.  Lucky for me I caught him on a good day.  You'll want to check out the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog on Wednesday to see all of Karen Burniston's Design Team projects and one by Karen herself.  
For the sentiment, I used Accordion Katie Label with the stitching feature.  I used several Stampin' Write Markers to color in the stamp, huffed on it and then stamped on the label.  The sunglasses from Make Note rotary stamp matched perfectly.  I used Puff Paint on the center flower, it really adds nice texture.

I combined the Oval and Katie Accordions to make this beach album.  I copied the idea of making a cover page from Karen Aicken.  I cut an Accordion Katie Label then cut the center out and added the yellow card stock on the front, I used the opening for my photo and just rounded the corners to match the shape.

I used the new Oval Clouds Frame Edges on two panels, on the other two panels I used a white gel pen to trace in the stitching.

I found some coral in my stash so I cut several pieces to fit under the flowers....they reminded me of a starfish.

Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you've enjoyed my photo Accordion, please come back tomorrow to view my second photo accordion.

Happy Stamping,

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Dies: Accordion Katie Label, Oval Accordion Card, Oval Clouds Frame Edges (Karen Burniston)
Flower Set 1 (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Stamps: Make Note (Stampin' Up!), Summertime Beach (TPC Studio)
Stampin' Write Markers: Tempting Turquoise, Bermuda Bay, Pacific Point, Basic Grey (Stampin' Up!)
Other: Signo White Gel Pen (Stampin' Up!), 7010 Glitter/Gold Borders, 7018 Gold/Silver dots (Elizabeth Craft Designs)


  1. LOVE your Photo card Raquel and that you put a cover on it! Great colors and great card!

  2. Love this Raquel, great idea to include a cover

  3. Your accordion card came out great! Photos of you and Jake are very nice too! Great Job!