Flowering Tulips Fun Fold & More!

I love May with everything starting to bloom and the possibilities that come with spring. (*Check out the Stamp-n-Storage Spring Sale below!) We moved in to our new home last summer so I missed all the spring blooms. It’s a surprise every day to see what’s popping up in our yard.

My friend Caroline loves to garden. She always has a beautiful flower garden. I made this fun fold tulip card for her birthday.
Stampin' Up! Flowering Tulips fun fold birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I was inspired to try this fold from a beautiful Christmas card created by Jan B. She called this unique fold a “floating screen card”.
Stampin' Up! Flowering Tulips fun fold birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I love the Tulips Dies! They are a must have for any floral enthusiast. Not only can you create layered tulip fields, but you can also create three types of layered tulip blossoms, perfect for creating your own tulip bouquet! Simply die cut the coordinating dies with contrasting cardstock colors, and then fold the pieces together to make beautiful tulip blossoms. These dies are sized perfectly for the front of a card. You can purchase them on their own or buy the bundle and save 10%.

I cut the tulip dies in poppy parade and calypso coral and sponged the ends with poppy parade. The leaves were cut with Old Olive and sponged with Old Olive. I love the way this  adds texture and depth. I built the tulip on a white panel cut with the Tasteful labels dies.
Stampin' Up! Flowering Tulips and Tasteful labels dies - jeanie Stark StampinUp
This fun fold is much easier to create than it looks!  There’s several layers to this card but it’s just simple cuts. Here’s the measurements:

  • Poppy Parade cardstock – 5 3/4 x 11 score at 2, 4, 4 1/2, 6 1/2, 7, 9
  • Poppy Parade cardstock – 8 1/4 x 3 3/4 score and fold at 4 1/8
  • Pool Party cardstock – 8 pieces @ 5 5/8 x 1 7/8, 2 pieces @ 4 x 3 5/8, 3 5/8 x 1 7/8
  • Flowering Fields DSP Design 1 (tulips) – 4 pieces @ 5 1/2 x 1 3/4, 3 7/8 x 3 1/2, 3 1/2 x 1 3/4
  • Flowering Fields DSP Design 2 (polka dots) – 4 pieces @ 5 1/2 x 1 3/4
  • Basic White – 3 x 4 to cut Tasteful Labels Die, 3 7/8 x 3 1/2 (inside)
  • Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral, Old Olive cardstock- scraps to die cut tulip & leaves

Cut pieces out from the top and bottom of the card base. Line up cardstock @ 4″ then cut from edge to 1 inch. Line up at 7″ and cut to 1 inch. Then cut between the 2 cuts. Do this at the top and bottom.
Stampin' Up! Floating Screen Card fun fold card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
The rest is simple…Layer all the cardstock and DSP pieces together and adhere to the card base on front and back.
Stampin' Up! Flowering Fields fun fold birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Stamp sentiment inside card. Adhere the center piece so it is “floating” on the panel.

I added some pool party sheer ribbon around the card and tied a bow to keep it closed. This card fits in a 6 x 6 envelope to mail.
Stampin' Up! Flowering Tulips fun fold birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
You can Click HERE to watch Jan’s video.

Have a great day!
Just Stampin’
Jeanie

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3 thoughts on “Flowering Tulips Fun Fold & More!

  1. What a fun fold card complete with tulips. Teddy and I are sitting on the porch watching the Tulip Festival crowds go by. There are hundreds of thousands of tulips planted in city beds as well as homes. So, your fun card fits in perfectly. The fun fold, seemed like it would be harder than it really is. I can’t wait to try it. I will watch the video too. Thanks Jeanie.

  2. I love tulips as well and this is a FANTASTIC card highlighting this paper and the dies PLUS a unique fold. I will be CASEing this!

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