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Tri-Fold Shutter Card-General Directions

The Tri-Fold Shutter card is a card that looks impressive, but isn’t that hard to make once you’ve done one or two.  My favorite tutorial for this technique is found on the Operation Write Home page:  tri fold shutter tutorial.  They not only give detailed instructions on how to score, cut and fold the card, […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Cathy’s View

Sewing Notions By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: sewing notions, “Moments” sentiment on front and girl with pattern (I Brake for Stamps) inside sentiment (Pink by Design) Paper: Simply Chartreuse (Papertrey Ink) Blueberry Sky (Papertrey Ink) Summer Fresh collection (Simple Stories) The Station collection (My Mind’s Eye) Ink: Black […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Debbie’s View

  Doing What You Love By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide card size 6 X 12 inches Supplies: Stamps: Butterfly set (by Hero arts and Sizzix) Saying (Eclectic Omnibus) Paper: Yellow (Bazzill)  cut to 6 X12 Red (Bazzill) coral (stash) white (stash) Bitty scrap pad (Provo Craft) Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (Tsukineko) Copic (.too): Flower Rv21, […]

Side Step Card-Debbie’s View

Fairy Garden by:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Card size: 6.5 X 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: digital images from (Scrapbook Stamp Society) Paper: Light purple ( from stash) Four Seasons (The Paper Studio) Copic Makers (.too): Blue / Purple fairy: Hair-YR20, YR23, YR27 Skin-E00, E31, R20 dress and wings-B02, B00, B0000, B04, V12, V15 Pink […]

Side-Step Card-Nancy’s View

Live among the Flowers By:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Unmounted (maker unknown) Paper: Hobby Lobby 8.5” x 11” Ink: Wild Wasabi (StampinUp) Other: Paper Flowers (K & Company) Paper cutter scissors adhesive Directions: Cut your cardstock as you would for an A2 card (cutting the paper […]

May’s Technique-Side Step Card

Splitcoast Stamper’s has a really good tutorial on how to make a side step card here.  I didn’t really think I could improve upon it.  They also have directions for a circular variation here.  I used the circular directions for the card above.  This card is a little more difficult to make than the rectangular […]

Joy Fold Birthday Card

by: Bob Lieby, Artistic Guide  Finished Card Size: 5.25″ x5.25″ Supplies: Stamps:  Wonder and Joy (The Angel Company)  Curls and Swirls (The Angel Company) Paper: Patterned paper and cardstock (The Angel Company) Square notecard (The Angel Company)  Ink and Supplies: Brilliance ink pads: (Tsukineko)     Pearlescent Orchid     Coffee Bean TicketPunch (EK Success) Doily Punch (Martha Stewart) Bubbles-Border/CornerPunch (Fiskars) Cut […]

Scenic Stairsteps, A Lesson in Thinking Outside the Box

  Thinking outside the box is not something I do well. What can you expect from someone who worked with numbers most of her life?  Left brain, right brain, definitely more left…um,  I think. And then, some may say no brains at all.  But I digress… I was looking for inspiration for a great birthday card […]

To My Valentine Tri-fold Shutter Card

Finished card size folded: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Stampin’ Up! Paper: Worldwin cardstock Ink: Fired Brick Distress ink pad (Ranger) Other: Craft knife Ribbon (Ribbon FX) Tacky glue (Aleene’s) Trimmer (Fiskars) White thread Tape (Uline)  Directions: Start with a 5.5″ x 12″ piece of red cardstock. Score at 2″, 4″, 8″ and 10″. Turn the card […]

Special folds – Purse card

Sometimes it’s nice to have things a bit girly — and what’s more girly than handbags and shopping?  This wee handbag purse contains a shopping gift card inside. Supplies: Stamps: Small rose (Rubbadubbadoo) Papers: Purple Bazzil – 8.5″ x 11″ White cardstock -8.5″ x 11″ Pink cardstock – 8.5″ x 11″ Inks: Fired Brick, Dusty […]

Special folds – All my love gate card

This is a nice easy fold which gives stunning results (and takes lots of room on the mantle piece).  It is made from a half sheet of 12″ x 12″ cardstock and decorated with designer paper, diecuts and stamps.         Supplies: Stamps: Seasons of Love – Tags (Waltzingmouse stamps) Very Vintage Labels […]

Joy Fold Card

Joy Fold Card By: Penny Yoder, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Supplies: Stamps: The Angel Company Paper: 1 – 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″ cardstock 1 – 3″ x 8 1/2″  cardstock 4 – 2 3/4″ x 4″ designer paper 1 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ designer paper or cardstock […]

Sunny Thoughts

I’m spoiled living in Georgia. We have four seasons, but winter is blissfully short. When February rolls around I am about done with cold (to me) weather and gray skies. I miss the warm sunshine and fully leaved trees and the riot of color in Summer. I know many readers live in colder climes (and […]

Asian screen/shape card

    Asian Screen Card Finished card size: 10.5″ x  3.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Cherry Blossom Branch, Bamboo ( All Night Media Japanese stamp kit) Kettle, Cup, Can of tea ( Inka stamps) Small Asian alphabet (Bunch Of Fun) Paper: Cougar White ( Marco’s Paper) Asian specialty paper (The Paper Place) Ink: Adirondack Earthtones Dye Ink-Lettuce Other: […]