Step One: Cut two strips of paper for your card base – #1 – 8.5 x 4.25 inches #2 – 8.5 x 3.5 inches Step Two: Score (with the Scor Buddy) and fold #1 at 3 inches Step Three: Score and fold #2 at 3.5 inches Step Four: Decorate your panels and place the smaller one inside the larger one as shown.
Note: You can vary your measurements to create different shapes and sizes and even use your Spellbinders Nestabilites dies for the inside panel!
gold burlap string and affixed a grungy button to the left panel. Inside I added a few vellum pieces from the Tim Holtz ephemera set called Thrift Shop and stamped a small “vintage” sentiment in Ground Espresso Distress Ink.
I also made a spring version of the joy fold card featuring a pretty daisy die cut from Tim Holtz tattered florals die and embossed with the Cuttlebug folder called Swiss Dots.
Impression Obsession plaid background stamp, water color paper, Distress Inks (Twisted Citron, Fossilized Amber, Salty Ocean, Abandoned Corlal), and my Mini Mister. The “hello friend” sentiment is stamped in Mowed Lawn distress ink and pretty sequins add a little sparkle to the front.
little blue twine bow on the left panel and added a button to the center. Inside features a Stampin’ Up sentiment in hickory smoke and a line of little white pearls.
CURRENT CHALLENGE and link up your cards and projects using CropStop products!
This post linked to:
Craft-Dee Bowz -- Include a Handmade Bow
Stamping Sensations -- Close To Nature
Allsorts Challenge - Ladies and Girls
Ooh-La-La - Spring is in the air
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes