Hello stampers! Today’s card is a fun fold I have not done in – well, a long time. No reason really, just haven’t. I guess we could call it a Cascading Fun Fold and I’ve used the Pansy Patch bundle & Pansy Petals DSP to create this beauty.

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Isn’t this fun? And it’s for a dear friend who is turning 95! I couldn’t resist doing something special for her. Here are the basic steps for creating a Cascading Tri-Fold.

  • Begin with a card base cut 5 1/2 x 12 and score on the long side at 4 & 8. Burnish score lines as shown.
  • Mark 1 3/8″ from bottom left corner and cut from that point to the second score line. See photo.
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  • Create panels for decorating. I chose the Pansy Petals DSP and coordinated several papers – as you see.
    • Panel 1 is 3 3/4 x 3 1/4, then trimmed at the desired angle.
    • Panel 2 is 3 3/4 x 5 1/8, then trimmed at the desired angle. Cut two of these in able to decorate opposite side.
    • Panel 3 is 3 3/4 x 5 1/4
    • Adhere each with liquid glue.
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  • Decorate as desired with die cuts or stamping.
    • I used the Pansy Petals DSP and the Pansy Dies to die cut straight from the DSP each of the pansies – five of them is various colors & sizes.
    • The leaves are die cut from Mint Macaron & Soft Succulent card stocks and adhered together with liquid glue.
    • On panel 1, I used the Playful Alphabet Dies for the numbers (in Evening Evergreen cs), the Painted Labels Dies for the Basic White and the Layering Circles Dies in Evening Evergreen cs for the background of the die. This was adhered with dimensionals. The banner was stamped in Evening Evergreen ink on a 3/8 strip and the ends fussy cut. This was adhered with mini dimensionals. The sentiment comes from Pansy Petals stamp set.
    • On panel 2, (gingham side) the leaves are adhered directly to the card and the pansies are on dimensionals.
    • On panel 2 (Bumblebee side) the pansies were adhered directly to the card.
    • On panel 3 the sentiment was stamped in Evening Evergreen from the Pansy Petals stamp set and the pansy adhered with liquid glue.
    • For a final touch I added several Gold Glitter Enamel Dots.
    • And the card is complete!
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For the envelope, the flap got more of the Pansy Petals DSP. For the front I stamped a pansy from the Pansy Petals stamp set: Pale Papaya stamped off once, then Calypso Coral full strength and for the center, Bumblebee. Voila! This will be sent in today’s mail so she gets it in time for her celebration – so pleased…

TIP: For cutting the DSP panels on the angle… cut the panels (say 3 3/4 x 3 1/4) then lay on the angled card base and make a line on the DSP. Trim and adhere!

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Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day. Inspire. Create. Share. Nothing beats a handmade card.