Tuesday, September 25, 2018

New challenge, new fold


There's a new challenge today at PINspirational Challenge -- the challenge is to try something different. This challenge is sponsored by SheepSki Designs, so try something different and link it up, and you'll be in a random draw for a gift certificate to the SheepSki store.
For my "something different," I tried a new fold I saw on SCS.  It's called a Double Triangle fold and I like this fold for two reasons. 1) it's so easy, I can remember the steps without referring back to the tutorial, and 2) when you cut the papers on the diagonal, your leftovers are perfect to make a second card.

The directions are simple -- take a full piece of cardstock. Score in half vertically, horizontally and on the diagonal. Cut on the diagonal (it probably won't fit in your paper cutter on the diagonal, so just use scissors and follow the scoring). The result is sort of a diagonal gatefold.

To decorate my card, I used some patterned paper from a very old DCWV mat stack that has a safari theme. I die-cut a glittery lion off one of the shets to create my center image.  I also used a snippet of the cardstock to decorate the inside.

This card is for these challenges:
Crafting By Designs -- You're the man (masculine)
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday -- Bling it up
Pammie's Inky Pinkies #1838 -- anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge -- use patterned paper
Crafty Sentiments -- anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #352 -- anything goes

5 comments:

  1. Adorable image and card! Thank you for sharing with us at The PIP Challenge

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  2. Thanks so much for sharing with us, Sandy. Such a fun card. Have a blessed week and please stop by again this week.
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  3. Oh my gosh I remember those papers lol I have a stash of "Vacation" papers from the same line :D Really interesting design of "fold" may have to give it a try. Thank you for sharing with us at Craftyhazelnut's PPC XXX

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  4. What a sweet lion card, great shape too.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Luv
    Debby

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  5. Cute card! Thank you for sharing with us over at Crafty Sentiments Designs. We hope to see you again. Beatriz DT

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