Stampin Up Timeless Tulips: Step Fold Card

Tulips are a symbol of spring and cards made with Stampin’ Up Timeless Tulips and the Tulip Builder Punch are full of joy and love of Spring!  This card is well suited for Easter, Mother’s Day and anytime you need a card to brighten someone’s day!    

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Timeless Tulip Step Fold Card

Measurements for Timeless Tulips:

Whisper White card stock: 5.25”x4.25”, white scrap for tag
Daffodil Delight card stock: 2.5” x 5.25”, scored at 0.5”, 1.5” on 5.25” side
Pear Pizzazz card stock: 4.25”x10.25”, scored at ½”x 1.5” x 3.75” x 4 ¾” on the 10.25” side.
Whisper White Bakers Twine: 14”
DSP: Pleased as Punch Green sheets: (1) 3/4”x4”; (1) 2.25”x3.75”; (1) ¾”x2.25”
DSP: Pleased as Punch Rain: 4”x3.25”
DSP: Please as Punch Stripes: 4” x 2”

Directions

Place tear & tape on the ½’ scored section of the Pear Pizzazz and the Daffodil Delight card stock. Crease all the score lines on the Pear Pizzazz and Daffodil Delight card stock in same direction with a bone folder, keeping the tear & tape on the outside of the folds, i.e. it should not be on the inside of the box that it forms.
Adhere the striped paper and the green strip on the Pear Pizzazz card stock in the 2 sections next to the tear & tape. Flip over the Pear Pizzazz cardstock and adhere the rain paper to the largest section at the top (figure 1)

Figure 1

Tie the twine around the 2.25” side of the 2.25”x 3.75” green sheet about 1/3” from the bottom. Next, adhere this green piece to the largest section of the Daffodil Delight card stock on the side with the tear & tape. Adhere the smallest piece of green paper onto the Daffodil Delight card stock (see Figure 2).

Figure 2

Adhere the Daffodil Delight card stock to the striped paper, with patterned paper facing away from back of card.
Stamp the greeting and adhere to the top of the largest section of the Daffodil Delight card stock (Figure 3)

Figure 3

Decorate the front with punched and stamped tulips and leaves; use dimensionals on the center tulip.

Place 1 leaf and 1 tulip on each side of card
Figure 4 – Add center tulip with dimenstionals

Important Step:

It is time to take off the tear & tape and adhere ends to card base. First, fold the Pear Pizzazz card stock between the bottom of the card (i.e. the fold between the bottom of back of the card and the bottom of the card, i.e. the section with no card stock). Second, fold in the section between the top of the stripe paper and the section with the green paper card stock (see Figure 5). Take off the tear & tape, keeping the folds in place and lay flat against back of card to adhere.

The next step is to adhere the Daffodil Delight cardstock to back of card. Keeping the card folded as you did for the Pear Pizzazz piece, fold the Daffodil Delight card stock between the two green pattern papers and take off the tear & tape and adhere to back of card. You card should be laying flat when you are adhering these pieces.

Figure 5

Stamp the white card stock with sentiment and adhere to back of card.

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