Welcome to my ABC’s with Fun Folds series. I am over the top in love with today’s fun fold cards…they Rock!
I didn’t know what I was going to make for a fun fold for R and then Chris R. suggested a rocker fold. Well Chris R., YOU ROCK! This fold is definitely FUN!!!!! I can’t stop playing with it and watching it rock. I made a video for you…don’t blink or you’ll miss it! LOL
How sweet is this?! I needed a baby card and the Moon Baby Stamp Set was a perfect choice for this type of fold. I started with a piece of 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Soft Sky cardstock scored at 4 1/4. I used an old scrapbooking circle cutter to cut the base but you could use a bowl and trace a half circle on the fold.
I embossed the front using the Lucky Stars Embossing Folder. I stamped the image on Shimmery White cardstock and used the Aqua Painter to watercolor. I used the Layering Circles Framelits to cut the circle. I’ve shared before how much I love and use the Grid Paper. You can see in the photo below I used the grid paper to line up my card and make sure the circle didn’t go above 4 1/4″ so it would fit in a standard envelope.
I added some clouds cut from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper using the Up & Away Thinlits Dies. Then I fussy cut a dazzling star and attached it with a glue dot.
I embossed the envelope to match and this sweet card was complete.
Stamp Set: Moon Baby Ink: So Saffron, Blushing Bride, Soft Sky Papers: Soft Sky, Shimmery White, Dazzling Diamonds Tools & Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Up & Away Thinlits Dies, Aqua Painter, Lucky Stars Embossing Folder
I couldn’t stop after just one of these fun folds. My second card is a note card and will fit in the basic note card envelope. I was considering making a sailboat for my next card but we had the most delicious watermelon today so I decided to go with this card instead.
Stamp Set: Love You Lots (retired), Eastern Beauty Ink: Basic Black, Watermelon Wonder Papers: Garden Green, Watermelon Wonder, Basic Black, Shimmery White Tools & Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Blossom Builder Punch, Blender Pen
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20 thoughts on “R is for Rocker Fun Fold”
These are absolutely precious and soooo unique! Thanks for sharing, Jeannie!
These are fun though can be distracting sitting on your desk. LOL (I can’t stop playing!!!)
I am really reveling in the reveal! You are on a roll! “WE” did good! I am so glad I thought about that baby stamp set for the card as it turned out better than I imagined! That little glimmery star and those clouds just made it so special and then the embossing folder, which I totally forgot about, made the whole card really rock and roll! Love it! The watermelon card is just too much fun with the couple of lady bugs on top. Just yummy! Great tip about using the grid paper so you don’t make it too big to fit in an envelope!
Sure glad I can do my ABCs backwards as I think I am behind again. Again, Jeanie, you rocked that fold idea! I love it!
Great idea, Chris!
These are adorable, Jeanie!!! I will be trying one soon. Love your video! LOL
So stink’n cute! They are both so cleverly done! I agree with Chris…you rocked it!
Jeanie the ARTIST!!! As said above, you totally ROCK!!!! Love the details you add and your video is so cute!!!! Thanks for the much needed smile in Annapolis!
Just perfect! Adorable designs and. as ever, flawless execution. Can’t wait to do one of these.
I am in love with these cards!! Definitely a unique card and a must try.
This might be my favorite so far!!!
A Christmas version is calling my name 😉
Thanks for the continued inspiration
I think it might be my favorite too, Carmen! I will probably wear out the baby one before I get it sent. LOL Oh please share your Christmas one when you make it!
RemaRkable! I love them both! That baby one is absolutely daRling!
I love this fold and the card is adorable. It’s also right on time as I have a special friend that’s expecting her first child this month. You’re really rolling thru the alphabet.
R is for Rock-A Bye Baby ! I love that baby on the moon ! Just look at all the sweetness you have created with it !! Plus how cute are those Lady Bugs on a Watermelon Slice !!!!! ADORABLE !
Everything about these cute cards is over the top ! LOVE them !!!
I LOVE your cards ! Thank you for inspiring me once again !
These are SO adorable!! Love the style! TFS