Happy Friday!  It’s time for another Paper Therapy Design Team challenge.  This time, the challenge is to make a card with a fold other than the standard 4.25″ x 5.5″ card fold.

I combined this challenge with this week’s Splitcoaststampers Clean and Simple sketch challenge, and made a flap card.  I started out with a 5.5″ x 11″ piece of white cardstock, scored at 4.25″ and 8.5″.  I wanted to shape the smallest section (the flap) with my Creative Memories Oval cutting system, but the ovals didn’t fit quite right so I had to cut the cardstock down to 5″ x 11″.  Then I trimmed the flap to give it the rounded shape.  I sponged the sky and grass, stamped the tree, and used the thumping technique to stamp the leaves.  Then I added the sentiment.  Finally, I attached a set of very thin magnets to keep the card closed.

There it is… clean and simple but with an interesting fold!  I hope you’ll visit the rest of the Paper Therapy design team for more inspiration – links to their blogs are in the left sidebar.  Then make a card with a non-standard fold and upload it to the August 12 challenge thread over at Paper Therapy before August 24.  We’d love to see what you create!

Supplies:
Stamps: Season of Friendship, Three Little Words (Stampin’ Up)
Cardstock: Basics White (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Soft Sky, Certainly Celery, Close to Cocoa (SU)
Other: Summer Sun and Pumpkin Pie markers (SU); magnets (Basic Grey); oval cutting system (Creative Memories); sponge

One Response to “Paper Therapy challenge – folds”

  1. I really enjoyed this card and your directions on making it!

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