Friday, April 6, 2018
Friendship Fancy Fold Step Card
For Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #287, I made a vertical center step card. This is probably the simplest of the various styles of step cards. There are plenty of tutorials available on You Tube for making step cards. I kept this one at an A2 size for easy mailing but because I later added the large pearls, it probably would be better to give this card in person and not send it through the mail. I did not use a die to create the card base. It really is very simple to create the base if you have a trimmer/cutter device.
To the white card base I added the striped paper. I also added a decorated layer of cardstock to the center section that I die cut on three edges with a stitched scallop border die. The rectangular design with the light pink sentiment was cut from patterned paper. The flowers were created using a punch and the word "friend" is from a die. Most of the flowers were adhered using foam tape to add more dimension to the card.
The challenge colors are:
If you don't have the exact colors, that's ok. Feel free to look through your stash and select colors that are closest to these and play along at Color Dare #287. You may be eligible for a prize! Just don't add any colors or neutrals other than what is explained in the guidelines.
Techniques: Fancy fold, die cutting, punch cutting
Size: A2 (4.25" x 5.5")
Cardstock: Stampin' Up! Whisper White heavyweight, CTMH Blossom & Bashful, DCWV Silver Foil
Paper: Echo Park "Imagine That" Collection - #ITG146010 Journaling Cards & #ITG146007 Bubble Trouble
Dies: "Friend" - source unknown; Lawn Fawn stitched scalloped border
Punch: Stampin' Up! "Boho Blossoms"
Misc.: Stampin' Up! Dimensionals (foam tape), Martha Stewart pearls