Z Fold Card Tutorial Featuring Dragonfly Dreams Stamp Set
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Have you been wondering how to make a Z fold card? Today, I am sharing a Z Fold card tutorial featuring Dragonfly Dreams Stamp set! This card also features some of the beautiful paper from the Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper pack. This card reminds me of summer with the bright yellow and blues---remember those summer days of staring inquisitively at a dragonfly or shrieking with glee (or...ok...maybe fear until you realized it was just a dragonfly!) when you were in the pool and one would dive near your head? The dragonfly on this card is fun and stationary :)
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Z-Fold Card-Dragonfly Dreams Supply List:
Stamp set: Dragonfly Dreams Item 142924; Special Celebrations Item 143885; Varied Vases Item 146644
Cardstock: Whisper White Item 100730; So Saffron Item 105118; Night of Navy Item 100867
Ink: Night of Navy Item 147110
Designer Paper: Garden Impressions Item 146289
Thinlits: Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits Item 142749
Cut Whisper White 11 X 5 1/2 and score at 2 3/4 and 5 1/2
Cut another Whisper White panel at 9 1/4 X 3 3/4 and score 3 3/4 and at 6 1/2
Cut Whisper White 3 1/4 square for the sentiment
Cut Night of Navy 3 1/2" Square for sentiment layer
Cut Designer Paper- 1 Piece at 5 1/4 X 5 1/4 and another coordinating piece at 2 1/2 X 5 1/4
1- On scrap piece of whisper white, stamp the dragonfly in night of navy ink and cut out using the detailed dragonfly thinlits. Stamp the body of the dragonfly stamp in night of navy.
2- Cut the layering dragonfly piece that fits behind the stamped image out of So Saffron cardstock using the coordinating piece from the detailed dragonfly thinlits. Adhere the stamped image over this So Saffron layer.
3- On the larger whisper white panel, fold the first score line toward the back and the second one toward the front (like you're closing a book). Fold the smaller panel in the same way.
4- Stamp your sentiment in night of navy ink on the 3 1/4 squared whisper white panel and attach to the night of navy square layer. Then adhere the dragonfly to the sentiment panel.
5- If you've never made a Z-fold card you'll want to watch the video to see how the two panels adhere to each other so the card opens and folds correctly. It's easy to make but you'll do best to watch the video :)
Stay tuned...my next post I will show you how to make a customized envelop for this card since the card is not the standard A2 size.
I hope you enjoyed today's project! I'd love to hear from you in the comments; let me know which designer paper you chose to make this card.
Until next time....have an Inkredible Day!