Poppies Fun Fold Card Using Floral Essence for Make My Monday

Fun Fold Card Featuring Floral Essence Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

Are you ready for the new challenge at Make My Monday? Caz, is our host for the “Poppy” challenge. Who doesn’t love them? Floral Essence has wonderful flowers so I wanted to try making them look like poppies. I think they turned out pretty good, don’t you?? I love to try fancy folds and had so much fun making this one!

 

 

Fun Fold Card Featuring Floral Essence Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

My Secrets to Making This Project

Card Dimensions

Fun Fold Card Featuring Floral Essence Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

  • Basic Black Card Base: 9 1/4″ x 4 1/2″, scored at 6 1/4″
  • Poppy Parade Layer: 9 1/4″ x 3 1/4″, scored at 4 5/8″
  • Whisper White Layer: 4″ x 5 3/4″
  • Flap Layer (2): 4″ x 2 5/8″
It’s All in the Details
  • Well, this is embarrassing. I thought I pinned the card that inspired this one a while back, but apparently I didn’t and can’t find it now! I didn’t follow the measurements, because I prefer A6 cards, but I really wanted to link it to my post anyway. Whoever you are, thank you for a great fun fold card idea!
  • The flowers from Floral Essence were stamped in Poppy Parade – pretty much a no-brainer since it’s a Poppy theme, right? Three of them were stamped, the stems and flower centers were, too. They were cropped out with a Stitched Rectangle die. I will mention it here that I eventually decided to pop one up, so the flower was stamped again, fussy cut .
  • Remember that stash box that I’ve been raiding lately? Well, the “Happy Birthday” was in there, so it was time for them to finally find a card home! Before adhering them to the layer, however, I decided to dress them up a bit with the brand new Shimmery Crystal Effects from the new holiday catalog. After applying it to the words, I left them overnight to dry. Pretty!
  • I cut and assembled the card, using the measurements above. The Whisper White layer was embossed in the Tufted embossing folder for just a little texture. Then, I decided on the sentiments from Floral Essence and Butterfly Wishes. These were stamped and cropped out accordingly.
  • .The Finishing touch was adding the black rhinestones to the flower centers for a little bling that every card needs!

 

Product Spotlight: Floral Essence Bundle

The Essence Florale Bundle includes the Essence Florale Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Perennial Flower Punch. Also available in English.
Essence Florale Photopolymer Stamp Set
Flowers, petals, leaves, and stalks, sentiments for weddings, birthdays, and loved ones: The Floral Essence Stamp Set.
* Quantity: 14 photopolymer stamps
* Suggested clear blocks (sold separately): a, c, d
Perennial Flower Punch
Add gorgeous layered flowers to your projects using the Perennial Flower Punch.
* Punched image: approximately 1-1/2” (3.8 cm)

 

Product List
Non-SU Products Used: Gina Marie Designs Dies

 

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10 Comments

  1. a gorgeous card, teamie!

    hugs and kisses from germany
    silvi

  2. beautiful card with a wonderful layout

  3. This is so eye catching. I wouldn’t have know it wasn’t a poppy. It’s stunning. Love Dawn x

  4. This is so beautiful, thank you for joining us at Crafty Friends x

  5. Debbie,

    Your poppies really POP with the black in the background. As usual, a great card to inspire others.

    Janeen

  6. Dianne Lewis-whitman

    I love this card! Thanks for adding the dimensions as I was looking to make card that opens like this!

  7. Great card! I am so glad you could not resist our challenge chart! You combined your chosen elements in a seamless and beautiful way! Thanks so much for accepting the challenge this month at A Place to Start!
    Hugz,
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  8. Such a lovely card and layout Debbie, hugs XoX

  9. lovely card what is the Happy Birthday die company. I love the size and font thanks

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