Saturday, 13 November 2021

Sweet Symmetry Double Z Fold Birthday Card - Ink Stamp Share Showcase Blog Hop

 Hi Everyone,

Today I have made a fun fold for the Ink Stamp Share Showcase Blog Hop - my absolute favourite - this is the first one I learnt how to make, it's a double z fold and it's for my friends birthday. I've used Sweet Symmetry dsp and the Flowers of Friendship and Shaded Summer stamp sets and there is a video tutorial on my YouTube channel so you can see how I made it too:

Video Tutorial


1 piece of night of navy card stock 11" x 4 1/4", 1 piece 10" x 2 3/4", scrap for the sentiment
1 piece of dsp 5 1/4" x 4", 2 pieces 2 1/2" x 4", 1 piece 4 1/2" x 2 1/2", 1 piece 2 1/2" square and 1 piece 2 1/2" x 2 1/4"
1 piece of basic white 5 1/4" x 4", scraps for the flowers and the sentiment
Scrap of silver foil
Night of navy ink
Calypso Coral Stampin' Blends
Flowers of Friendship stamp set
Shaded Summer stamp set
Double Oval punch
Sprig punch
Paper snips
Multipurpose adhesive
Simply Scored
Bone Folder
Basic Rhinestones


On the long side of the larger navy card, score at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2", on the long side of the smaller piece, score at 4 3/4" and 7 1/2". Fold and burnish the score lines to make two Z shapes.

Add the dsp layers to the relevant panels on each of the cards. Add glue to the smallest section of the smaller one and carefully position it so that it is in the centre of the larger card and stick down. Remember that both cards fold into a Z but facing different ways, the long section of the larger one is on the back, the long section of the smaller one is the front (see picture).

Stamp some flowers on the scrap of white as well as the sentiment. Colour in the flowers and fussy cut with the paper snips. (There is a punch available, but I don't have it, I will list it in the catalogue items below though.)

Stamp a sentiment and some flowers on the remaining piece of white and adhere to the back of the card to write your message.

Arrange the flowers and the sentiment on the front of the card and sprinkle with rhinestones.

I do hope that you (and my friend) like the card.

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Happy crafting,

Karen X

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  1. Absolutely love this Karen, it looks even better in real life sat on my window sill xxxx

  2. Such a pretty card - love the color combination. Thanks for sharing

  3. Cute card Karen, love the colour combo x

  4. Wow love the DSP all together like that! Pretty!

  5. Gorgeous fun fold card design. Love the way it showcases this pretty paper.

  6. Really striking beautiful card, thank you for sharing x