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Accordion Cards With Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper

I love this Accordion fun fold card! I saw Sharon Armstrong (TX Stampin' Sharon) show how to make this card and thought it would be a great card to feature the beautiful Pansy Petals deisgner series paper. The retiring list comes out next week (yikes - already!), and I'm sure it'll be on it.

Here's the card I made tonight:

Pansy petals accordion fold blackberry2

Don't you love the dsp? I love that it even has pansies and leaves on it that you can die cut or fussy cut to use on a card!

Here's another card with one of the Heart & Home doilies on the front.  I stamped a large pansy on it and added a pearl in the center:

Pansy petals doily accordion fold2

The dark green twine on the front is from the Fan Baker's Twine pack.

Here's what the card looks like open. The original pattern called for one 2 3/4 x 2 3/4" square for the front of the 3 x 6" hinge (or little card), but I like to cut two of the 2 3/4 x 2 3/4" dsp and add one to the back side. You can see it here:

Pansy petals accordion fold flat

I used DSP on the inside of that card instead of Basic White card stock. Here's the front of that card:

Pansy petals soft succulent2

And here's a pic of all three cards together.  Which one do you like best?

Pansy petals cards accordion fold2

Measurements for this card:

Card base - 5 1/2 x 11" scored at 1 3/4, 3 1/2, 5 1/4, and 7"

card stock (same color as base) - 6 x 3" scored at 3"

Card stock for inside sentiment - 3 3/4 x 5 1/4"

DSP - 5 1/4 x 1 1/2" (four of these); 2 3/4 x 2 3/4" (one or two of these)

Did you know the Pansy Patch Bundle (stamps and dies) is 20 percent off right now until the end of March?  The Stampin' Cut and Emboss Machine is also! Get them now while they are on sale!

Watch the video tutorial here:

 

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Inky blessings,

Verna

 

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