Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Abstract Impressions Bridge Fold Card Tutorial

Hi Friends! Well, I have to tell ya, we have been having quite the heat wave here in Nova Scotia. Up to 42' with the humidity. Ick. Fortunately, my office is downstairs, where it is very nice and cool. All my furkids are sprawled out at my feet - good thing they know where to hang out on a hot day! It also explains why I often find the backings of Stampin' Dimensionals and sprinkles of glitter on their fur....

Today's card tutorial features the Abstract Impressions stamp set with a fun fold - enjoy!

Supplies Used
  • STAMPS: Abstract Impressions (147513 - Photopolymer), Beautiful Day (w-145912, c-145915)
  • CARDSTOCK: Shaded Spruce (146981), Soft Sea Foam (146988), Vellum (101856) Cardstock
  • INK: Memento Tuxedo Black (132708)
  • OTHER: Garden Impressions 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper (DSP), Pearlized Doilies (146936), Bone Folder (102300), Clear Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220), Stampin’ Blends Light Night of Navy (144036), SNAIL Adhesive (104332)
Cutting & Scoring:
  • Shaded Spruce : 4 ¼” x 8”, scored at 1 ¼”, 2 ½”, 5 ½”, 6 ¾” on the long side; 5 ½” x 1 ¼”
  • Soft Sea Foam: 1” x 5 ½” (sentiment is stamped on this piece)
  • DSP: cut four 1” x 4” (to go on each of 4 sides) and one 4” x 2 ¾” (for center back)
  • Vellum: 4 ¼” x 4 ¼” (to stamp butterfly)
Instructions:
  • Using Memento Ink, stamp butterfly on vellum piece. LET DRY COMPLETELY. Color on back of image with Night of Navy light Blends marker. Cut out butterfly.
  • On shaded spruce base piece, fold inwards on first score and crease well, fold outward on second score and crease well. Do on both sides. (right side will look like a “z” at the top, left side will look like a backwards “z” at the top.
  • Adhere 4 DSP pieces onto sides and adhere largest DSP piece onto middle back of base piece.
  • Stamp sentiment onto Soft Sea Foam piece and attach to Shaded Spruce piece.



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