Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Crazy fold card

Does anyone know what this card fold is called? Because I don't.

And I have to confess that it is a blatant CASE (copy and share everything) ... if only I could remember where from....

.... ah yes, it was from a lovely blog called A New Song by a US demonstrator called Amy. Now don’t get excited because we don’t have many of the products you’ll see on her blog in the UK catalogue – fingers crossed that some of them will be they’ll be winging our way on 1st October.

The card looks complicated but is actually very simple – it’s just a piece of 12x12 cardstock strategically cut and scored. The measurements are all there on Amy’s blog so I won’t repeat them. It fits in a standard C6 envelope, by the way. At some point in the future I will try to convert the card to make it from A4 cardstock, which should still fit in a standard envelope, but it means you'll be able to mass produce them cheaply if you want to. But remember the old saying: don’t hold your breath!

Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes, In The Stars
Cardstock: Really Rust, Very Vanilla
Paper: Haiku, Patterns DSP – So Saffron
Ink: Really Rust 12x12, Old Olive
Accessories: 5/8” Grosgrain Ribbon – Old Olive

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7 comments:

  1. Cool! You must show me how to do one of these! CC

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  2. Hi Helen, it's called a Tri Shutter card or Tri Fold card. Here's mine if you want to check it out and hope I have helped you. TFS.
    http://stampindesigns.typepad.com/blog/2009/06/my-first-tri-shutter-card-.html

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  3. Oops. sorry I forgot to say how fabulous your card is!!!

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  4. WOW! I love this fold - it's so interesting and different! I've seen these a few times and always tell myself I must try one - maybe I'll be brave and try one soon!
    Love the colours too btw!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  5. Lovely colours Helen!its a tri fold card, I have been meaning to make this one for ages, but have been so ill and pain ridden! TFS, Hugs always!

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  6. On SCS they're referred to as Tri-Shutter cards. I've seen quite a few of them in the gallery there.

    I like the warm colors you chose. It's not already starting to feel like autumn over in England, is it?

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  7. This is a very lovely card, love it.

    Shaz xxx

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