Monday, 19 July 2021

One Z Fold Card 3 Ways - Pansy Petals, Beauty of the Earth and Tidings of Christmas


Hi Everyone,

Today I had a crafting session with one of my team and she wanted a quick layout to use up designer series papers. I came up with this quick and easy Z Fold card using the Pansy Petals dsp and some bits and pieces I had lying on my desk. When I'd finished I thought I would change it up a bit and show off some more dsp and show you how simple it is to adapt one layout in multiple different ways. So, I now have 3 cards, 1 for a birthday, 1 to say hello to a friend and 1 Christmas card. It's really easy, let me show you how, click on the link below to watch the video tutorial on my YouTube channel.

Video Tutorial


For each card

1 piece of card stock 5 7/8" x 8 1/4"
1 piece of dsp 3 7/8" x 5 5/8", 2 pieces 1 7/8" x 5 5/8"
1 piece of basic white 1 7/8" x 5 5/8", 1 piece approx 3" x 4" for the rectangle
Scraps of coloured card for the die cuts
Multipurpose adhesive
Bone folder
Stampin Cut and Emboss machine
Stitched rectangle dies

I have also used:

Pansy Patch stamp set
Pansy Petals dsp
Pansy dies
Fresh freesia ink
Gorgeous grape ink
In colour jewels

Beauty of the Earth dsp
Forever Fern stamp set
Forever Flourishing dies
Old olive ink

Poinsettia Petals stamp set
Poinsettia dies
Basic rhinestones
Cherry Cobbler ink
Tidings of Christmas dsp


On the long side score the card stock at 4 1/8" and then 2", fold and burnish into a z fold.

Add the dsp layers.

Die cut any decorations and the stitched rectangle.

Stamp a sentiment on the stitched rectangle and also on the white layer for the inside, then  adhere the inside piece.

Build up the decoration for the rectangle layer with die cuts and stamped images as required and add some bling.  Add the rectangle to the front of the card by attaching only the left side with dimensionals.

A quick and simple fun fold card with three different looks, I hope that you will give it a try.

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Happy crafting,

Karen X

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