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October 1, 2012

Joy Fold Thanksgiving Card

Good Morning!
This is Jen from 3 Cats and a Bug.  I wanted to do something different for my post here at The Bugbytes!  Over at Splitcoast Stampers, I found the directions to make a Joy Fold card.

I started out with two pieces of card stock cut at 4 x 8.5 (scored at 5.5) and 3 x 8 (scored at 4).

I then cut out (1) 4 x 5.25 piece of patterned paper.
I also cut out 3 different pieces of paper at 2.75 x 3.75.
I inked around the edges of all the patterned paper and then started to put everything together.

On the 3 x 8 piece of card stock I place the patterned paper on each side as shown.

I glued down the smaller piece of card stock to the larger piece.
Having never made one of these cards before, I decided I really didn't like the inside of darker orange cardstock blank, so I cut another piece of patterned paper at 2.75 x 3.75 and glued that down.  From there I started decorating my card.  I used a tag (a time to give thanks) with a pop glue dot to hold the flap of my card closed.




I really like how this card turned out.  They are a lot more work, but I think it was worth the effort!

Thanks for looking!

6 comments :

Lori Apgar said...

What a beautiful card!! I love the papers you used!!

Karons Krafty Korner said...

So pretty and I think the papers you have used are fabulous. Beautiful. TFS

MelodyR aka Ry&MysMom said...

This is such a unique card, I soon love it! TFS how you made it. The papers you used were so beautiful!

Pam said...

Love the card. Filled with Fall colors. I haven't seen this type of card before. Thanks for the detailed instructions. Have to make this lovely soon. TFS

Audrey Frelx said...

Beautiful card filled with so many beautiful fall colors!!! Oops, just noticed Pam said pretty much the same thing!!! LOL... oh, well, it's true!!!

Great job, Jen!!! TFS!!!

Michelle said...

Such a beautiful card - I love all the details.

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