I had planned on having a number of fun fold cards to show this week on the blog and on last Wednesday’s Facebook Live, but I was only to pull 1 card together. (sigh) Adulting sometimes gets in the way, and I have to put my toys aside…
However, I was able to create the card below – it’s a fun take on the gate fold card and it has a belly band! I wanted to use the Ice Cream Corner Suite from the Mini Catalog because there are just so many great elements. Because this is a fun fold, along with the recipe below, I wanted to provide the measurements and a short tutorial. Here’s what you will need:
- White Card Stock: 4″ x 10″, scored at 5″, 2 pieces 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ scored diagonally, 7/8″ x 1 1/2″ for sentiment plus additional scraps for ice cream cone
- Designer Series Paper (DSP): 3 3/4″ x 5 3/4″ and 1 piece contrasting DSP 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ (Ice Cream Corner DSP)
- Colored Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/4″, 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (I used Rich Razzleberry)
- Vellum: 1″ x 9″
- Fold the 4″ x 10″ white card stock.
- Fold the 3 1/2″ card stock along the diagonal and adhere each one along the fold on each side to the back of the 4″ x 5″ card stock so it looks like wings (see photo below).
- Adhere to the 4 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ colored card stock..
- Adhere the 3 3/4″ x 5 3/4″ DSP to the front of the white card stock
- Stamp Sentiment on 7/8″ x 1 1/2″ white paper and adhere to the top of the DSP
- Cut the contrasting 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ DSP diagonally and adhere to the front of the “wings”
- Stamp the ice cream 3 times in 3 separate colors (I used Rich Razzleberry, Pool Party and Soft Seafoam) and punch out with Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch
- Stamp the cone in Cinnamon Cider and the inside image in Early Espresso and punch out
- Using the Tasteful Labels dies, cut out the 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ card stock using the largest die
- Adhere the ice cream cone to the from of the die cut piece
- Wrap the vellum around the card and adhere the 2 ends.
- Adhere the die cut piece to the vellum.
It looks like a difficult fold, but since it’s 3 pieces to make the fold, it’s much easier. I hope you enjoy trying this fold for yourself. I’ll be doing another fun fold on my Facebook Live this coming Wednesday, 2/24 between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m.Product List
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