February 2012 Card of the Month: Scallop Fun Fold Card

Intro: There are many ways you can create and fold cards. This card features one cool fold that you are sure to do over and over!
Scallop card closed

Scallop card closed

Stamps: Best Friends Forever (122805 – W, 122807 – C),  Four Frames (123440 – W, 123442 – C), It’s Your Day (123682)
Card stock:
Whisper White 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock (100730), Basic Black 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock
(121045), Twitterpated Designer Series Paper (125406)
Ink: Jet Black Staz On (101406), Riding Hood Red ( 111836)
Accessories: Stampin’ Dimensionals  (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Basic Black 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon (119261)
Tools: Decorative Label Punch (120907), Big Shot (113439), Scallop Circle Bigz Die (113468)
1) Cut 1 pc of Whisper White cardstock 8″ x 8″. Fold in half diagonally one way, unfold and fold the square in half both ways. When you fold on score lines. the diagonal scores should fold inside the square.
2) Place the folded square on the Scallop Circle Bigz die with the closed peak just shy of the die edge so that only half of the square will end up being cut. (the side with the openings).
3) Cut one piece of Twitterpated Designer Series Paper at 4 3/4″ x 9 1/2″, fold in half and once again place the folded edge just shy of the top 3 scallops to create a fold/
flap for your card. In the fold, cut a small slit with your Paper Trimmer to allow the peak from the first die cut to slide through.
4) Stamp the inside of your Whisper White fun fold scallop die cut with the Best Friends Forever stamp set images and Riding Hood Red ink.
5) Apply SNAIL adhesive to the bottom half of the Whisper White die cut and line up with the scallop edges on the Twitterpated die cut, sliding the peak through the slit in the top of the card base. Then apply SNAIL adhesive to the top half of the Whisper White die cut and attach to the top inside of the Twitterpated die cut.
Scallop card partially open

Scallop card partially open


6) Stamp the Four Frames image in Jet Black Staz On ink on Whisper White cardstock, stamp your sentiment from It’s Your Day stamp set in Riding Hood Red ink and punch out using the Decorative Label Punch.
7) With the Decorative Label Punch, punch out a piece of Basic Black cardstock and cut in half. Layer these two halves under the stamped Whisper White label.
8) Apply SNAIL adhesive to the back left half of the label and loop the Black 1/8″ Taffeta ribbon three times and attach to the back of the label.
9) Attach Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of the punched label and adhere to the front of your card.
Scallop card wide open

Scallop card wide open

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