Impossible Fun Fold Card Tutorial

Yesterday I shared a fun fold card called the “Impossible Card Fold”.  I’m here to show you it’s anything but impossible! It’s super simple and fun to make. Here’s another look at my card.

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s the details how to make it…

  1. 1.Start with a piece of 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card stock.
  2. With the 4 1/4″ side at the top of the score board, score at 2 1/8.

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2. With the 5 1/2″ side at the top, score at 2 3/4″ just to the score line across the middle.

Stampin Up Simply Scored Impossible fun fold card tutorial - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

3.  Flip so the other 5 1/2″ side is at the top and score at 1″ and 4 1/2″ just to the middle score line.

Stampin Up Simply Scored Impossible fun fold card tutorial - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

4. Cut along the score lines on the 5 1/2″ side from the top to the middle score line and from the bottom to the middle score line. (*Don’t cut the middle score line.)

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5. Now comes the fun part! Hold one side (I held the left side) and flip the other side back and then fold the center piece forward. It’s that simple!!!!!

To decorate, I cut 2 pieces of DSP 2 x 2 5/8 and 2 pieces 7/8 x 2. The stamped banner piece measures 3/4 x 4 1/4 and the layer measures 7/8 x 4 1/4. I put both banner pieces together and slid them in the top of the Everyday Label Punch. *Make sure it’s centered before punching. Offset the top layer before adhering.  Stamp sentiment and punch a hole with the 1/8 ” Handheld Circle Punch. (A shout out to Linda Heller for this cool punch trick!!!)

Take a 6″ piece of ribbon and fold in half.  Thread through the hole then slip the ends through the loop. Adhere across the front of the card.  Trim ends of the ribbon. 

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Impossible Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I fussy cut the flower from a scrap of DSP and adhered with a glue dot. I stamped the birds on Whisper White with Soft Suede ink and let dry before coloring with my Stampin’ Blends. I cut it out with the Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered to the card. This card folds flat and fits in Stampin’ Up!’s standard medium envelopes. I decorated the envelope flap with the same beautiful Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper.

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Impossible Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I hope you will give this fun fold a try now that you see it’s NOT “Impossible” at all!!!!

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I was able to preorder the new In Colors and for the first time I am offering a limited number of In Color shares I can ship out immediately.

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Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Simply Scored Fun Fold for the Pals Blog Hop

2019 April Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals’ May  Blog Hop. We’re so glad you’re here because we made some great projects with “More Than One Score.” You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

I love fun fold cards! I have been wanting to make this one for some time now but, the name, “Impossible Fold”, sounded intimidating.  Let me just say, this card is anything but impossible!  In fact, it is a really simple fun fold to make!

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the Free As a Bird Stamp Set and and Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper which will be available in the new annual catalog when it debuts June 4th. Demonstrators were able to see and play with new products at Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage event.  This suite was used for one of the make ‘n take projects.  I like to challenge myself and use the make ‘n take products to make something a little different.

This fun fold starts with a piece of 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 cardstock.  A few simple scores (4 to be exact) turns what would be a flat card in to a cool pop up!

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I will share the full color tutorial with directions and measurements on my blog tomorrow.  Make sure you subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out! Here’s a look at the side view.

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Impossible Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love the new scalloped lace trim too! (I’ll share how I made the fun banner tomorrow.) I had fun coloring the birds with the Stampin’ Blends. You could just as easily watercolor with ink or use Stampin’ Up!’s watercolor pencils. Just think of all the color possibilities for these cute little birds!

This fun fold card would look great propped up on a desk or bookcase.  Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for the photo tutorial so you can make one for someone special!

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Impossible Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 12, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share their “Anything with Wings” projects. Don’t miss the fun!

May Pals Blog Hop Line-Up

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  3. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  4. Jill Killeen at Killeen House Studio
  5. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  6. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  7. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  8. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  9. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin
  10. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  11. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  12. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  13. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  14. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  15. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  16. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  17. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  18. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  19. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  20. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  21. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  22. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  23. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds

Have a wonderful Day!
Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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OnStage Make ‘N Takes

One of the fun things we get to do at Stampin’ Up! events is to play with new product!  We made five cards throughout the day using some new stamps, ribbons, and paper. Here’s a look at the cards.

Stampin' Up! Free As A Bird all occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love to color and these birds from the Bird Ballad Suite look like little chickadees to me. Of course you can use the Stampin’ Blends and make any color bird you want! The Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper makes a gorgeous backdrop and the Very Vanilla Scalloped Lace Trim adds a soft touch. I love the sentiments in the Free As A Bird Stamp Set!  In fact I love the entire suite and ordered it all!

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Now what crafter would not want this next card?!

Stampin' Up! It Starts With Art card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This card uses products from the Follow Your Art Suite. The It Starts With Art stamp set has fun sayings and adorable crafting tools to stamp and color.  It even has coordinating Arts & Crafts Dies!  Guess what else?  I got to take this stamp set home with me! Woo Hoo!Stampin' Up! It Starts With Art stamp set - to order visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

If you follow my blog you know I love lighthouses and the beach! So you can imagine I was goo goo over this next card and suite.

Stampin' Up! Sailing Home masculine card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The Come Sail Away Suite will appeal to the men in your life as well as anyone who enjoys the coast. There is so much variety in the Designer Series Papers in this pack! I love the Navy/Sahara Sand Baker’s Twine and the Sail Away Trinkets add the perfect finishing touch! I bought this set as a bundle with the coordinating Smooth Sailing Dies. Here’s a peek at the stamp set.

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My next card is from the Perennial Essence Suite. The Designer Series Papers in this suite remind me of Van Gogh paintings.

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This suite isn’t really what I would call my style though I do love the colors in the DSP.   I also like the Perennial Flower Punch and the colored Vellum Cardstock.

Is there one (or more) of these that’s going on your wishlist? I’ll have more sneak peeks for you all week!  Check back to see some of the awesome display boards. I will be offering product shares when the new annual catalog debuts in June. You can enjoy a “taste of the suites”, new ribbons, designer series papers, and/or the new In Colors.  Look for more information about ordering my product shares in May.

We did make one more card at OnStage and it was a Sneak Peek of the May Paper Pumpkin kit.  I’ll share that tomorrow.

Have a great evening!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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