My perseverance finally paid off.
I was successful in making the video showing how to make a magic card!
I've uploaded it here: Magic Elf Card.
I was inspired to make this by a swap I received at the OnStage Convention in Brussels last month.
It was given to me by Robin Beatrice - see the last two photographs.
I had to watch lots and lots of different videos on YouTube before I could pull together all the relevant details I needed to make a successful magic card!
The swap had the acetate on the outside and I wanted to make a card that had it enclosed.
The red card here one - photographs 3 and 4 - was inspired by a Dawn Griffith video that worked really well.
Unfortunately, I couldn't find a Christmas image small enough.
I felt the poinsettia was rather over powering for the window and a lot of it was lost when the coloured section was exposed.
The poinsettia is from the Reason Of The Season stamp set and looks beautiful when it's coloured in.
My first attempt at making a magic card is the one in photographs 5 and 6.
I based it on the swap I 'd received and was really pleased with the result.
It worked beautifully but it wasn't what I was after.
One of the things I found about a lot of the videos I watched is that I felt important details were missed out.
Therefore, I've tried really hard to avoid making the same mistake in my video.
Today, I'm trying a pop-up slider card - fingers crossed!
Until tomorrow, happy crafting.