Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Double fold Graceful garden card .....



Wow im so excited I managed to do a fancy fold card ...well its fancy to me anyway. I just love how this has a mini album feel, you could even put a photo inside that would be a nice touch. The card is interactive of a sort because the way it opens to reveal the fantastic memories and more quote and , and the loosely clipped smaller card invites the recipient to touch feel and interact with the card. I love it.

All it is in reality is two cards in different sizes which interlock its a very simple idea but looks really great. The stunning brightCalypso coral against the cool pool party just is a stunning colour combo that looks so vibrant but yet soft and pretty.

The Graceful garden stamp used on this project is currently my favourite its just beautiful and totally versatile for birthdays, thank you cards, not cards or a just because card. i also think it would be fantastic used along side the Memories and more card pack when doing your memory keeping or scrapbook page layouts. A truly beautiful suite.

There is a full step by step Youtube tutorial on this project for you to follow along to. A full list of products used is below click the photos to go direct to the shop to browse. Measurements are also below. So grab a brew ...get comfy and watch the video ... Happy Stamping xx Amanda


                                   

Measurements

FIRST card cut to 10 x 5 3/4" score at 4 3/4" fold to make card ... it will look like the card is too short on the width ...this is correct.
 Layer front ( shorter flap) with card stock 4 1/2 x 51/2 " and then dsp 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 " on the inside use a memories and more card cut down to 5 1/2".
Layer Inside of first card with card stock 5 x 5 1/2" then layer with dsp 4 3/4 x 5 1/4".

SECOND card cut 8 1/2 x 4 1/4" score at 4 1/4" to form card .... IMPORTANT !!! work this card with opening to your LEFT i.e. other way round from normal ... layer inside with co ordinating card 4 x 4" then whisper white 3 3/4 x 3 3/4" attach a memories and more smaller card to other inside flap. 
Layer front of this card with card stock cut to 4 x 4" and then cut whisper white to stamp on at 3 3/4 x 3 3/4" ... Assemble as per instructional video above .

Product List

4 comments:

  1. Wow love this card , it just look so special ,, but easy to achieve ,, Thank you Amanda .i love this one xxx

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  2. Wow what a beautiful and special card. Thank you for sharing!!!

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  3. WOW Amanda, this card is gorgeous. I have this stamp set arriving tomorrow so looking forward to play time.
    Thanks for sharing the 'how to' xx

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