Welcome to the Stamping With Friends blog hop. We hop twice a month to bring you ideas and inspiration to get the most out of your paper crafting experience. Today we are hopping with the theme of Anything Christmas.
I have made a Triple Panel Fun Fold Christmas card. I’ve been wanting to make one of these cards since my team mate Michelle Hirsh Solis at This Must Be Ink made one on a Facebook Live back in January. Here’s a link to her post.
The Joy of Christmas was my choice for paper on my card. Here it is!
It is such a pretty fun fold and it is very straightforward for creating and decorating it. Here’s a photo of it closed.
The Cottage Wreath stamp set and Country Wreath dies make the wreath a snap. The greens you see peeking out were cut with the Magical Meadow dies and the inside sentiment is from the Perched on a Tree stamp set.
Cut and Score your paper as follows:
Real Red Cardbase- 4 1/4″x 11″ score at 2 1/2, 3 3/4″, 6 3/4″ and 8 1/4″
Shaded Spruce Top panel: Cardstock- 4″ x 4″
Joy of Christmas DSP- 3 7/8″ x 3 7/8″
Shaded Spruce Middle panel: Cardstock- 4″ x 4″
Joy of Christmas DSP- 3 7/8″ x 3 7/8″
Shaded Spruce Bottom panel: Cardstock- 2 1/4″ x 4″
Basic White- 2 1/8″ x 3 7/8″
- Cut and score cardbase as instructed.
- With the larger rectangle (2 3/4″) at the top, fold back (mountain fold) at the 8 1/4″ score line.
- Fold forward at the 6 3/4″ score line (valley fold).
- Repeat mountain fold at the 3 3/4″ score line and valley fold at the 2 1/2″ scoreline.
- You card base should look like the photo below with the 2 3/4″ piece on the left side.
- Adhere the 2 (3 7/8″ x 3 7/8″) DSP panels to the 2 (4″ x 4″) cardstock panels. Stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment from the Cottage Wreath stamp set in Shaded Spurce ink on the Basic White cardstock and adhere to the last cardstock panel.
- Adhere the sentiment panel to the far right panel (2 1/2″ x 4 1/4″) of the cardbase.
- Stamp “Let Heaven and Nature sing” in Old Olive on a scrap of Basic White and die cut with a Nested Essentials die. Die cut three evergreen sprigs with the die from the Magical Meadow dies and adhere to the middle panel so they peek out when the panel is closed. Then add the sentiment to the left side of this same panel.
- Using the Cottage Wreath stamp set and dies, stamp the twig wreath in Early Espresso on a scrap of Basic White. Stamp the wreath in Old Olive directly on top of the twig wreath. Use the corresponding die to cut it out.
- Die cut a bow from Real Red and adhere to the wreath. Pop the wreath up on the card front with dimensionals. (This will not cover the middle panel completely, but leaves a small border showing at the bottom.)
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