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I'm Lesley and I've been a crafter all my life. I discovered paper crafting about 30 years ago and this is now my great passion.

Tuesday 14 February 2023

Accordion tent fold card with SU Favored Flowers DSP

 Hello everyone,

Thanks for stopping by. I wanted to make more cards with the lovley Favored Flowers Designer Series Papers from SU as the Sale-a-bration  offer to get them free ends at the end of February. I have cut into my pack and fussy cut so many flowers to make focal images and because the papers are double sided, I find I use up all my scraps as I go, wasting very little. I have made so many cards already and still have lots of paper left.

I love making tent fold cards and they sit nicely on a shelf and people don't pry at the messages inside. This style is like another take on an accordion fold and so very simple to make. I don't know who came up with the original take on this card but I will gladly attribute if they contact me.

Here is how I make my cards:

White base card 4 1/8"  x 11"  (US 4 1/4 x 11 as your card is wider) , scored at 5 1/2

Fresh Freesia card 3 7/8 x 10 1/4 (US 4 x 10 1/4) scored at 2 1/2, 5

DSP 1 -3 5/8 x 5 (US 3 3/4 x 5)

DSP contrast for front panel 3 5/8 x 2 1/4 (US 3 3/4 x 2 1/4

Fussy cut flowers or add focal image to front and any sentiment - et voila!

This is very straightforward and quick to put together. I would love to see your cards if you try this fold - please add them to the post on my facebook page Elegant_edges_crafts. there is a link below if you don't follow me already. It would also help me if you would like and follow me there too. 

Many thanks for stopping by

Lesley x

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