Nature’s Beauty Fun Fold Card for Cardz 4 Galz

Holiday Card Featuring Nature's Beauty by Stampin' Up!

 

It’s time for a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz and I hope you will play along! The theme is “Welcome Autumn/Fall” and the design team has made beautiful cards to share with you. Go check them out! I wanted to use a new stamp set, Nature’s Beauty, that is just gorgeous. I love animals! The images are lovely and you will be using them on your projects all year round. And, not only that, this stamp set is even more special – it is Stampin’ Up!’s Make a Difference stamp set. They will donate $3 to mental health organizations for every stamp set sold. What a worthy cause!

 

Holiday Card Featuring Nature's Beauty by Stampin' Up!

My Secrets to Making This Nature’s Beauty Project

Card Dimensions
  • Card Base: 4 1/2″ x 12″ and scored at 6″ then cut at 7 3/4″ and 9 3/4″
    • You will use the middle panel for the vertical panel
  • If you want to layer onto the panels, my first layers were
    • Top: 1 5/8″ x 4 3.8″
    • Middle/Vertical: 1 7/8″ x 4 3/8″
    • Bottom: 2 1/8″ x 4 3/8″
Card Details
  • I don’t remember where I saw this fun fold technique first, perhaps it was Jennifer McGuire, who is always inspiring me with her great cards and techniques. Without a blueprint, I dove in to make this fun fold style for an A6 size card. It’s not difficult at all so give it a go!
  • First, I added my layers with Mint Macaron and Come to Gather DSP. I also added the layer of Mint Macaron to the inside of the card.
  • Taking the Very Vanilla layer for the middle panel, I stamped the gorgeous deer twice, once on the cardstock and again onto masking paper. I cut out the image from the masking paper and covered up the VV deer so I could stamp the trees from Nature’s Beauty onto the background.
  • Stampin’ Blends were used to color the deer.
  • The sentiment was stamped onto the inside panel. This was done with the card closed! That way, I knew it would be centered and exactly where I wanted it.
  • The front of the card was coming along but still felt unfinished so I cut out leaves from the Seasonal Layers dies collection. They were layered then topped with Gold Metallic Pearls. My card is done! Whatcha think?

 

Product Spotlight: Nature’s Beauty Stamp Set

Use nature’s beautiful images to create a quiet scene for any project. Pair the realistic images in the Nature’s Beauty Stamp Set with your favorite greeting set for any occasion!

 

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11 Comments

  1. Eine zauberhafte Karte.
    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.
    LG Dreja

  2. Your cards continue to inspire me on such great levels. I love, love receiving your emails and have tried a number of the fun folds successfully. The colours you choose are always gorgeous, too. Thank you so much for the work and efforts you put into bringing such creativity into our homes.

  3. Beautiful card. Peaceful………

  4. Beautiful card, love the layout and the deer of course!

  5. A truly beautiful card, Debbie. Love the design and beautiful stamping! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More challenge!
    Ellibelle’s Corner

  6. Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for posting your instructions!

  7. Your card is wonderful.
    Thanks for joining ua at the Animal Friends.
    Hugs
    Kuni

  8. That’s a lovely stamp set and a super choice of colours on that unusual fold card, many thanks for joining in with our ‘Animals’ theme at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

  9. This is really beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us at IAAS this time. We hope to see you again soon. Christine DT

  10. A gorgeous card, love those colours and the image is so lovely. Also what a great card design.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black & More challenge.
    Lynn x
    DT

  11. Eine wunderschöne Karte. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.

    Liebe Grüße
    Heike

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