Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Accordion Fold Card

 For my last project I'll be sharing a card using the brick, windmill and saying images from VLVS. I hope you enjoy this tutorial making my accordion fold card.

Accordion Fold Card




1/2" Miracle Tape

Miracle Sheets

Kromecote Glossy Card Stock

Other supplies listed below

Cut 6 1/4 x 5 1/2" designer paper. Use Martha Stewart scoring tool; score and fold 1/2" twice on each end of rectangles.
Cut window opening with the large magnetic rectangle die using base tray and die cutting tool.
Set accordion fold card front aside. 
Cut 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" card stock, fold, apply Miracle Sheets to card front, leave protective film on for now. Set aside.
Cut 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" white card stock, stamp windmill scene with sepia ink.
Stamp only Windmill on eclipse tape, cut out, place mask over windmill on card stock, spray blue and green Dylusions ink over card, heat set, remove mask. 
Cut trimmed piece of designer paper to fit width of card front, stamp brick background with sepia ink, apply Miracle Tape, peel off adhesive and then adhere up to windmill.
On scrap piece of Kromecote glossy card stock stamp windmill scene with sepia ink, cut out windmill, adhere using Helmar acid free glue.

Stamp brick background on accordion fold card front, use stamp-a-ma-jig to center the saying Destination Unknown stamp over brick background.
Add 1/2" strip of Miracle tape to both of the outside strips of accordion fold card, peel off adhesive, apply to background, and then line up with folded card front, remove Miracle sheet on card front and apply to accordion fold to finish.

Other supplies
Helmar acid free glue
Ranger Dylusions spray ink
MS Scoring board with tool
Designer Paper
Sizzix Movers and Shapers magnetic rectangle die
Sizzix Vagabond
Sizzix Base tray
Eclipse masking tape
White card stock
Archival Sepia ink
Genesis Safety trimmer

Click on my blog link to view project, cards and tags I made using during the past nine months as Design Team Member for Viva Las VegaStamps!

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Michelle said...

It's a great project. I especially like the background. I know it's harder than it looks to get it so nice.

Karen said...

What a gorgeous card Judy, thank you so much for sharing.