Looking for a creative way to celebrate a loved one’s birthday? Learn how to make a fun fold birthday card in this week’s Mystery Stamping session.
This free class offers an adaptable and simple card tutorial that will add a personal touch to your birthday greetings. Get ready to unleash your stamping creativity and surprise your loved one with a unique and memorable card.
Birthdays are special days, especially for kids and my granddaughter so I made a bright and colorful card using Stampin’ Up! ‘Best Butterflies’ dies and Designer Series Paper. If your card is belated then choose an appropriate sentiment; I used a stamp from ‘Something Fancy’ set.
Join Mystery Monday Stamping on YouTube and learn how to make an easy card every week. Follow the clues and props and you’ll quickly gain confidence to make cards stress-free.
Fun Fold Birthday Card Video Tutorial:
The video will have you completing your fun fold birthday card in minutes—or change the greeting stamp and make it any other type of card you wish. This fun fold is easy and always brings a smile.
Fun Fold Card Clue #1: Supply List
- Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
- Cardstock Same Color: 3″ x 3″
- Designer Series Paper (DSP) Different Patterns: 1 3/4″ x 5 3/8″, 2 7/8″ x 2 7/8″, (2) 2 1/4″ x 5 3/8″, scrap
- Basic White: 4” x 5 3/8”, Scrap
- Inks including coloring tools if you need them
- Punches, Dies, Snips
- Adhesive including Dimensionals
- Paper Trimmer with a scoring tool
Remaining Fun Fold Card clues
These clues were given during Mystery Monday Stamping on YouTube….
CLUE #2: Score Cardstock 5-½” x 8-½” at 1-7/8” and at 4-¼”
CLUE #3: Use the Bone folder to give all score lines a crease creating a Z-Fold
CLUE#4: Adhere designer paper 1-¾” x 5-3/8” to front flap with adhesive
CLUE #5: Add 1 designer paper panel 2-¼” x 5-3/8” to the other portion of the front of the card with adhesive
CLUE #6: Add the 2nd piece of designer paper 2-¼” x 5-3/8” to the inside of the card on the left panel with adhesive
CLUE #7: If using colored cardstock, add White layer 4” x 5-3/8” to the inside of the card on the right panel with adhesive
CLUE #8: Stamp greeting on white scrap, die cut, punch, or cut down with scissors or paper trimmer
CLUE 8B: Adhere the 2-7/8” x 2-7/8” DSP to the 3” x 3” Cardstock with adhesive **Don’t glue your card shut.
CLUE #9: Use designer paper scrap to create a mat for your greeting layer, and adhere both together with adhesive. Add to the card front with Dimensionals.
CLUE #10: If you wish to add an image to your card front, create that now by stamping and cutting it out with punches, dies, or scissors. Add with adhesive
CLUE #11: Does your card need anything else like embellishments or ribbon? Add that now.
Want to print these clues? Look for the download below.
I chose to use two cardstock colors, Fresh Freesia & Starry Sky, for my focal point butterfly since I was indecisive and I think it turned out so fun! I used a Pastel Pearl embellishments for the butterfly’s head!
Your Fun Fold Birthday Card Mystery Stamping style is now complete! I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and that you will try making your own fun fold birthday cards with this layout.
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