Monday, May 27, 2019

Fun Fancy Fold Come Sail With Me Card

This months Stampers Showcase Blog Hop theme was to showcase a fancy fold card. I made a double "Z" fold using the amazing Sailing Home Bundle that is in the new 2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog and will be available to purchase on June 4, 2019.

Measurements and Supplies:

Stamp set:
Sailing Home Bundle

Cardstock/Designer Series Paper:
8-1/2" X  5-1/2" Blueberry Bushel Cardstock
8-1/4" X  5-1/4" Whisper White Cardstock 
2 each - 8-1/2" X 1-1/4" Seaside Spray Cardstock
2 each - 8-1/2" X  1" Come Sail Away DSP (I used Light Blue Horizontal Striped)
8" X  5" Seaside Spray Cardstock 
2" X  2" Whisper White Cardstock 
2 each - 2" X 3/4" Dark Blue/White Striped Pieces (Memories and More Pack Card).
1 Night of Navy Lighthouse From Memories and More Pack
4-1/2" X 2-1/8" Come Sail Away DSP (I used Sailboat)

Blueberry Bushel Classic Stamp Pad

Die Cutting Machine
Paper Trimmer
1-1/2" Circle Punch

9" Night of Navy/ Sahara Sand Bakers Twine
3" Night of Navy/ Sahara Sand Bakers Twine
1 Ships Wheel Trinket Embellishment
1 Anchor Trinket Embellishment
Sponge Dauber 
3 Metallic Brads

Mini Stampin Dimensionals
Liquid Multipurpose Glue
Glue Dots.

1.  Score Blueberry Bushel Cardstock at 2-1/8" & 4-1/4". With score lines to the left,  fold and burnish in middle, then fold the 2-1/8" scored line back and burnish.. 
2. Score Whisper White Cardstock at 2-1/16" & 4-1/8". Repeat like #1.
3. Adhere both striped 8-1/2" X 1" DSP to both 8-1/2" X  1-1/4" Seaside Spray Cardstock. Score  at 2-1/8" & 4-1/4". Turn with larger area to your left, Fold and burnish down at 4-1/4" and up at the 2nd scored lines
4.  Using large Seaside Spray Cardstock stamp both sentiments, compass,anchor, small & large boats in blueberry ink. Punch the compass using the 1-1/2" Circle Punch. Die cut (all but the sentiment, "Set Sail in the Direction of your dreams").  Take the sentiment and cut into 3 pieces, adhere to 2" Whisper White Cardstock then cut again leaving a small border. Use a Sponge or dauber to sponge the edges of everything with Blueberry Bushel ink
** (You could stamp and use the lighthouse as well if you don't have the Memories and More Card Packs)
5. Place sailboat DSP on front left panel
6.  Place 2 small striped bits and lighthouse to second inside panel
7.  Stamp 3 anchors on the left of the last panel then close folded card and add sentiment label to the center on the edge of card. It should just fit on there nicely
8.  Adhere both "Z" fold strips with the 4-1/4" to left front panel top and bottom. now adhere the last 2-1/8" section to the last panel. Close card and burnish well for nice crisp crease in card.
9. Take ships wheel trinket and tie a knot in the 9" bakers twine and thread through center adhere with glue dot to the top left panel, bring twine close to bottom of card and tie a 2nd knot. Put Mini Dimensionals on all 3 pieces of cut sentiment and place over twine spacing evenly.
10. Lets work on the top 1-1/4" strip from left to right. Take your die cut compass and place the needles in the center, add metal brad through and adhere to top 2-1/8" section of  striped strip. Add metal brad to die cut anchor and place that on 3rd - 2-1/8" section of strip. Add metal brad to die cut ships wheel and add to the center of the 4th glued down section of strip. Now using the bottom strip, add snail or glue to lower part of large boa,t adhere to  2nd 2-1/8" section, add small using snail or glue only on lower boat part to the 3rd section. Loop twine through anchor trinket and attach to 4th glued down section of strip.
11.  Lastly adhere folded whisper white completed card front  to Blueberry Bushel Cardstock. (I forgot this step in the video).

Video Instructions
Sorry, I forgot to finish with the Blueberry Bushel Cardstock in the video!

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  1. Wow! So many amazing details. Thank you for the directions!

  2. Very cool design! I looks like a sailors closet full of goodies. Love the colors, fantastic card!

  3. Great instructions. Thank you. Love this nautical set and the beautiful paper

  4. Great Card!! Thanks for the directions!!

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  6. Such a stunning card! Thanks for the detailed directions too. :)

  7. Great card and instructions-Love all the details!

  8. Wow! A lot of work in this card Janice. Your directions are amazing. Love that we used the same stamp set and fold!

  9. Stunning card Janice, so much texture and interest x

  10. Wow! stunning card, lots of detail. Thank you x

  11. Fantastic card! Full of detail and such a fun fold too. Another vote on my wish list for this stampset now!