Welcome to the first Pals Fun Folds Blog Hop! We hope you enjoy the inspiration we have for you. You will find the lineup to the other great stampers at the bottom of my post. My holiday card today is a Bay Window fun fold, using the Thinking Thanks & Peace stamp set. I know you will enjoy making this fun fold and I have my measurements in the details below to make it easy for you.

Thinking Thanks & Peace Holiday Fun Fold Card by Secrets To Stamping

My secrets to making this project

  • Firstly, I used this Bay Window tutorial by Sam at Mixed Up Craft to help get me started on this card, changing the score lines just a bit.
  • Card Dimensions:
    • Card base is 12″ x 6″ and scored at 6,” 6-3/4,” 8-1/4,” 9-3/4″
    • DSP 1: 1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (2) for the card front and 5-3/4″ square for the inside
    • Also, 1-1/16″ x 5-3/4″. This piece will be popped up with dimensionals to hold the card front down. However, this part of the card could be done in many different ways, i.e. popping up a sentiment or a flower, etc.
    • DSP 2: 1-1/4″ x 5-3/4″ (3)
  • After scoring your card base, then, using your bone folder, burnish the folds to make the “bay window” card front.
  • Then, apply the DSPs with glue or tape.

Now, the FUN Part!

  • After the card base was complete, I stamped the sentiment in Cherry Cobbler ink and cropped it out with the largest Hippo & Friends die. Then, I restamped just the dove image, colored it with the Light Evening Evergreen Stampin’ Blend marker and fussy cut it out.
  • Finally, I stamped and cropped the leaves from Sparkle of the Season, added them to the card base and attached the Matte Decorative Dots.

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