T his accordian-fold card is a great way to showcase your patterned paper (DSP).
Cut all paper and cardstock as follows:
~Basic white, 4 1/4"x 5 1/2", 4 1/4" x 11" scored at 3", 5 1/2", 8", 9 1/2", and 3 1/4" x 2" for the tag on front, three scraps for flowers
~Fresh Freesia CS 4" x 5 1/4"
~Fresh Freesia shimmer paper 1/2" x 4 1/4"
~Like an Animal DSP with silverfoil, zebra 1 1/4" x 4", scallop pattern 2 1/4" x 4", spotted 1/2" x 4"
~Adhere the strip of Fresh Freesia shimmer paper to the right side of the fresh freesia cardstock.
~Put cardstock into Cane Weave embossing folder
~Adhere this piece onto 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" white cardstock base piece.
Ink Dsp pieces as follows:
~Use blending brush to ink zebra piece with Tahitian Tide. Ink the top darker and slowly get lighter as it goes down
~Use polished pink and blending brush to ink scalloped piece, blending darker on top and going lighter as you work your way down
~Ink spotted strip with fresh freesia ink and blending brushes, lighter on bottom as previous pieces.
~diecut the scallop-top tag in basic white cardstock
~Stamp flowers on white as follows:
largest flower detail is stamped with Night of Navy then stamp the main flower shape in Tahitian Tide. Stamp middle size flower detail in Merry Merlot then the shape of flower in Polished Pink. Stamp smallest flower detail in Orchid Oasis and then the shape in Fresh Freesia. Stamp leaves with Soft Succulent. Diecut the flowers and leaves.
~Use bone folder and crease accordian folds.
~Adhere dsp onto corresponding panels with adhesive of choice. See photo for placement.
~Adhere left side only of white scalloped tag onto the front panel. Roughly place flowers to help decide on where Happy Birthday should be stamped. Use Orchid Oasis ink.
~Stamp "celebrating you!" in Orchid Oasis onto inside of card.
~Adhere back of accordian-folded card onto fresh freesia cardstock piece that was embossed.
~Adhere flowers onto front of tag/cardfront. Use dimensionals under pink and fresh freesia flowers. Tuck green leaves under pink flower.
~Tie bow and adhere it onto front/center of tag using glue dots.
~Scatter three blue pastel sequins and two pink sequins around onto card front.