I hope you’ve all had a good week. It’s hard to believe we are already half way through July. Today’s card is a variation on a Z fold card. It ticks all the boxes for a good fun fold for me – I can get two cards from a sheet of cardstock, easy and fun to create plus being versatile for all occasions.
This is a great card design to showcase our wonderful Designer Series Paper (DSP). Don’t forget we have a 15% off sale on selected DSP packs this month. The Hand-Penned paper is one of the selected papers. For this card I used one design but was able to show both sides of the paper.
I don’t have the Hand-Penned Petals Bundle so I used the Color and Contour bundle which goes well with this paper. This stamp set is a ‘two-step’ stamp set – the outline image is stamped in Memento Black and then the colour for the flower is stamped. I used Pale Papaya which coordinates with the card base. The flower on the inside of the card is done in the same way. There isn’t a stamp for the leaves so I coloured them in with my Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blend. As part of this bundle there are dies with a coordinating die for this main flower image. The ‘sprinkle’ image has been stamped in Pale Papaya for a ‘tone on tone’ look. I did try using VersaMark but it didn’t show up as well on the pale cardstock.
I just love the font and size of the Biggest Wish sentiments – this has fast become a ‘go to’ stamp set. The Elegant Faceted Gems come in three colours – Clear, Petal Pink and Pearlescent White. I used the clear ones as the pick up the colour of what is behind them – in this card the Pale Papaya base or the Soft Succulent of the leaf.
The measurements for this card are: on the long side score at 9.9cm and 19.8cm then on the short side measure (and mark) down 14.5cm from the top left and 6.5cm down on the right from the top. Place your cardstock in the trimmer so that the pencil marks are in the cutting groove and cut. This will give you two card bases. Decorate with your chosen DSP, stamp set and embellishments. Each panel of DSP measures 9.6cm across by however high the vertical edge is.
I’d love to see what papers and stamps you use to recreate this card.
Until next time …