Stamping INKspirations Blog Hop - Fun-Folds
Iconic Dies | Fancy Fold
Hello my stamping friends.
Are you ready for some “FANCY FOLD” card inspiration today? I hope so, because I am sure my fellow stampers are ready to inspire you today in the monthly blog hop!
My project was a bit of a crafty inspiration to myself today. I really like to make projects with closures on them, to hold the folded sections together. But they are not always the easiest to create. So in experimenting with my bits and pieces of cardstock, I came up with my closer for today.
This one actually turned out to be kinda easy, but it took some real thinking power. Basically I create the folding “latch” from a strip of cardstock that gets adhered to the inside of the card along the open edge. Then tucked behind the sentiment label on the front. The sentiment tag is only adhered on the back of the left side, to allow for the “latch” to slide behind it.
I have a full photo tutorial for you below. So take a peek at the photos. Remember to leave me comments, let me know if this is a new idea for you? Also, does it appeal to you as something different to try in your own projects?
Then, hop right along to the next stamper in our blog hop today. Enjoy Rochelle Laird-Smith’s project, and please leave us comments. We love to hear from you.
Pumpkin Hill Stampers
Angie McKenzie ● Tricia Butts ● Aurélie Fabre
Karen Egan ● Teri West ● Gez Carpenter
Susan Webster ● Rochelle Laird-Smith ● Sue Allen
Jill Chapman ● Leonie Stuart ● Karen Henderson
Mo Rootes ● Rebecca-Jo Unwin ● Danielle Kassing
Vickie Littlewood ● Marieke Bart ● Robbie Susan Chandler
Terry Hamilton ● Jan Musselman ● Kimberley Morris
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Stamp Sets: Celebrating You 158028
Ink: Polished Pink 155712
Paper: Polished Pink 155710, Basic White 159276, Pear Pizzazz 131201, Expressions In Ink 155464
Accessories: Iconic Dies 155965, Stitched So Sweetly 151690, Iridescent Rhinestones 158130
Tools: Simply Scored Tool 122334, Paper Snips 103579, Stampin’ Trimmer 152392, Stampin’ Cut & Emboss 149653, Bone Folder 102300, Dimensional 104430, Multi Purpose Adhesive 110755
Prepare your cardstock, designer series paper and embellishment elements, as shown here in these photos.
Now start adhering your designer series paper to your card sections.
The 4 x 3 ¾ DSP goes on the front.
The 4 x 3 ¾ Basic White layer is for the inside
The 4 x ¾ DSP strip gets layered onto the “latch” cardstock
The 4 x 1 ½ DSP will be added after you adhere the “latch to the inside of the card base
Now stamp your sentiment onto the Stitched So Sweetly Die. Then add to the front of the card with 2 dimensionals on the back of the left side only. The “latch is going to slide under this section.
Now create the focal embellishment for the front of your card with the Iconic Dies images.
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