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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Heartfelt Creations-Tri-fold Shaped Card

Good morning!

I was watching the video that Liz Gaze had on Facebook (you can find HERE) for making the shaped cards with the Botanic Window Die so I got on the stick and made one for a color challenge at Splitcoaststampers. 
I did the tent style below.

But when I first watched the video I was wondering if I could do a Tri-Fold shaped card with this die, so of course, I had to try it.

For the base:
I took a piece of card stock 12 X 6" scored at 4" and second score at 7 3/8" then followed the instructions for the shaped card which was to let the die hang over the fold right outside the straight edge (see photo). 

Place the top plate just inside the second score line (opposite the fold)
Otherwise you will cut where you don't want to on your 3rd panel.  The machine will only cut where the top plate is.  When you are done cutting, you will unfold and finish the cut on the outside edge of the 1st panel, (only put your top plate over that outside edge).
unfold the first so that you don't make any cuts on your first panel that you do not want and refold on the second score to do your next cut placing the die on top of your second panel where it is already cut, matching cut lines, so that you can cut the third panel, make sure the top plate does not go over entire die or all your work so far will be blown. See photo below. (you will never have more than 2 layers of card stock at a time).
after cutting, unfold and finish outside edge the way you did for the first panel.
This is what you end up with (below).
Cut an extra full window out of another piece of your card stock for the front panel and glue over your front panel matching all cuts (the right side edge will hang free so it does not interfere with the fold).
For this card I used the inner die of the Botanic Window on white and the outline die on decorative paper (from the Classic Petunia Collection).  
I stamped, cut and colored all my flowers and then formed and set them aside to dry (I mist the back with water).  I stamped, cut and colored my hummers, cut the leaves from light green and formed.  I cut up the long petunias and leaves border from the Large Petunia set to use as a base for my floral arrangements and also added the leaves from the Cut Mat and Create sets. Then I added all my flowers and hummers (the hummers have a triple later of foam tape to pop them up).

Heartfelt Creation stamps and dies used on this card:
HCD1-7100 Botanic Window Die
HCD1-7140 Large Classic Petunia Die
HCD1-7139 Small Classic Petunia Die
HCPC-3786 Large Classic Petunia Stamp Set
HCPC-3785 Small Classic Petunia Stamp Set
HCD1-7125 Wildwood Florals Die
HCPC-3769 Wildwood Florals Stamp Set
HCD1-7102 Regal Hummingbird Die (Limited time only)
HCPC-3742 Regal Hummingbird Stamp Set 
HCD2-750 Cut Mat Create 1B Die
HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A Die
ANC822 I Can Not Tell A Lilac Prills
TSMP707 Bamboo Leaves
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Other products: Pearl halves, Spellbinder die, Stickles, Nuvo-light green, Citrus dye ink, Wilted Violet Distress Ink, Light green card stock, purple card stock.

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Liz said...

WOW this is stunning!

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Wow...this is absolutely gorgeous Robin!!!

Susie Williams said...

Breathtakingly always mate, I could sit here and look at this for the longest time.

SussiPoppins said...

I love how you think...beautiful! hugs

CherylQuilts said...

Robin, these are both absolutely exquisite and will make such special gifts and true mementoes for years to come. I really love the first card with its scrolls and the beautiful! And what a precious promise of God's unfailing comforting to me! And wow, I love the second one with the amazing trifold...another exquisite card by my precious friend! Love you much, sweet sister!! Hugs!

Stacy Sheldon said...

This is so over the top utterly amazing Robin WOW!!