I used the Stampin’ Up! Heartland and Guy Greetings stamps to create my card for the Stamp Ink Paper fancy fold challenge this week. I don’t do “fancy” cards, so this is about as fancy as I could get! 🙂
Here is the challenge banner for Stamp Ink Paper #150. Hope that you’ll stop by to play along too!
The card is basically a z-fold with an additional flap. I am sure that there is probably an “official” name for this type of fold, but I don’t know what it is. The focal panel is adhered on a smaller card that is adhered to a larger z-fold card base.
The image above is how the flap opens and the image below is how the card looks when it is opened completely.
I started by scoring a 4-1/4″ x 11″ panel of Early Espresso card stock at 2-3/4″ x 5-1/2″. Then I adhered panels from the Wood Textures DSP Stack to panels of Merry Merlot card stock (available June 1) with SNAIL. I adhered the layered panels to the left and right of the score lines as shown below.
Then I stamped the barn image from the Heartland stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on a panel of Sahara Sand card stock. I stamped the sentiment from the Guy Greetings photopolymer stamp set (retiring May 31) in Merry Merlot ink (available June 1) and then I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Merry Merlot card stock with SNAIL. I adhered the layered panel to the front of the small card with Stampin’ Dimensionals so that it was facing the opposite way that a card would normally open. The small card base measures 3-1/4″ x 9″ and is scored at 4-1/2″.
Then I stamped the tractor image from the Heartland stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on a panel of Sahara Sand card stock. I stamped the sentiment from the Dragonfly Dreams photopolymer stamp set in Merry Merlot ink on the same panel and then adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Merry Merlot card stock and then to the inside of the small card with SNAIL.
I adhered the small card to the larger card base with SNAIL so that it was centered on the bottom DSP panel.
I folded the card closed and then pulled a strand of Linen Thread through one of the True Gentleman Buttons and tied a small knot on the back. I adhered the button to the card front with a Glue Dot to finish it.
You can see a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, used to create this project at the very bottom of this blog post.
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Early Espresso – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 3-1/4″ x 9″ card base for small card
- Merry Merlot – 2-1/2″ x 4″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, two 3″ x 4-1/4″ panels for small card
- Sahara Sand – two 2-7/8″ x 4-1/8″ panels for small card
- Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack – 2-3/8″ x 3-7/8″ panel, 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: