It’s time for a new Creative Creases challenge. Firstly, thanks to all those who participated in my last challenge! If you haven’t played in my challenge yet, I hope to inspire you to join me in the challenge that’s starting today! The Top Pick for the last challenge can be found in the Creative Creases post that you can find HERE with the link to enter the current challenge.

For my fun fold card today, I made an adorable Christmas Side Spring card, using Sweet Little Stockings. I just love how this card turned out!

Sweet Little Stockings Fun Fold Card by Secrets To Stamping
Sweet Little Stockings Fun Fold Card by Secrets To Stamping
Sweet Little Stockings Fun Fold Card by Secrets To Stamping

My secrets to making this project

  • Firstly, I followed this Splitcoaststamper’s tutorial.
  • Cardstock measurements:
    • This cute card only needed one 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ piece of cardstock.
      • Score cardstock at 2-3/4″ on the short side. Turn cardstock 90 degrees and score at 2-3/4″ and 4″ on the long side.
      • Fold cardstock in half on the long score line. With the shorter panel to your left, line up the top of the second vertical score line with a scoring tool, such as my Simply Scored Scoring Tool. Line up the bottom of the first (left) score line with the same groove and score a diagonal score. Burnish your score lines and your card base is done!
      • DSP: 3 pieces of 4-3/8″ x 2-5/8″

Now, the FUN Part!

  • Firstly, I covered the swing square with Real Red cardstock, cut to 2-3/4″ square. Then, I cut white cardstock to 2-1/2″ and DSP to 2-1/4″. Once that was done, the panel was adhered to the card base.
  • I stamped and cut the stocking onto Real Red cardstock, then cropped it out with the coordinating die. Then, I ran it through the Wrapped In Texture mini embossing folder.
  • After that, I stamped the adorable puppy stamp onto smoky slate cardstock. Then, I touched up the puppy just a tad with Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends to give it just a little detail and cropped it out with the coordinating die.
  • Next, the little Santa hat was stamped, colored with Real Red alcohol marker and cropped out.
  • Then, the sentiment was stamped and cropped out with the Ornate Frame. After that, I punched Real Red cardstock with Classic Label Punch to layer behind it.
  • Finally, after I added designer paper, sentiment and a rectangle to the inside, I adhered the front of the swing square to the front of the card. However, I didn’t adhere the back of the swing rectangle to the back of the card to be able to open the card wider.

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