Fancy Fold Friday – Easel Card

HELLO!

Welcome to fancy fold friday!

Once again, trying something new here! I have a few of these posts lined up over the next few weeks, looking at card folds that make your cards stand out from the other cards on the mantel piece. I thought we’d start simple – a easel card

Stampin' Up UK Wisteria Wonder Bouquet Toss Thank You card

Easel cards are super simple to create. This card base (in Wisteria Wonder) is cut to 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 (about half an A4). The card is scored at 2 1/4 and 4 1/8th, creating a triangle of cardstock. Another piece of cardstock (this time in Very Vanilla) is attached to one of the short sides of the triangle to create a taller card. The stamp set used here is Bouquet Toss – a set that, although designed for weddings (and that ties into the Always and Forever wedding stationary templates in MDS), is a lovely feminine stamp set for Thank You cards, Birthdays, and Congratulations cards. The small flowers (although fussy cut here) work wonderfully with the 1/2″ circle punch, to create ‘pegs’ to hold the card up when displayed.

Stampin' Up UK Wisteria Wonder Bouquet Toss Thank You card

 

I’m really loving simple colour combinations at the moment, and have found myself making a lot of cards with only two or maybe three colours!

Can’t wait to see you again next week!

 

Hannah Wilks

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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