Saturday, October 11, 2014

One Sheet Wonder Series - Cards C & D

Welcome back to my Saturday Card Series.  I am currently featuring a One Sheet Wonder template that I created to work with 10 different folding techniques.  How fun is that?  My original cards featured the Park Lane DSP from the Stampin' Up! 2014-15 Annual Catalog.  Here is the link to that post.  Today, I am showing you a variation that is more masculine.   The cutting and folding instructions are the same.  These cards feature the hexagon pattern from Confetti Celebration combined with Tangelo Twist and Basic Gray.

I changed up the embellishments a bit (no bows for the guys).  I used the Whisper White cotton ribbon and just tied a simple knot in the ribbon before it was adhered to the card layer.  Some cards feature the Basic Gray Bakers Twine, Silver Buttons and/or the Essentials Hardware Clips from Stampin' Up!.  Here are the cards from last week in this color way:

Cards A&B - Gate Fold and Standard Side Fold

This week, I am again featuring a Standard Side Fold Card as well as an Easel Card.  I have done all the measuring for you and have prepared cutting diagrams to help you get the most from your cardstock and DSP.  If you want to work ahead, you can cut the cardstock and DSP and label them with the letter on the diagram.  Then sort them by letter so you have all the pieces you need for assembling each card.  I also have some general directions for all cards as well as specific directions for each card - including the folding technique.

Card C - Standard Side Fold

Card base:

1.  Start with a card base cut 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
2.  Score at 4 1/4"
3.  Fold in half on the score line.
4.  Embellish!

Card D - Easel Card

Card base:

1.  Start with a card base cut 4 1/4" x 11"
2.  Score at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2"
3.  Fold on both score lines.  See photos.
4.  Add a sentiment/layer to the inside of the card using dimensional adhesive. This is what holds the easel in place when open.


I hope you are enjoying this series.  Stop back again next Saturday for more great cards.

All items Stampin' Up unless noted.

Stamps:  Something to Say
Paper:  Confetti Celebration DSP, Whisper White, Tangelo Twist, Basic Gray
Ink:  Tangelo Twist
Other:  Whisper White 1/4" Cotton Ribbon, Basic Gray Bakers Twine, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack, Neutrals Candy Dots, Essentials Hardware Clips

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