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Make it Monday #56 How to make a z-fold easel card

Make it Monday #56 How to make a z-fold easel card

Hello and welcome to another blog post I am so happy you are here today. Today’s Make it Monday episode is a lovely fancy fold card. I want to show you how to make a z-fold easel card easily. Today I am using the lovely Mosaic Mood Designer Series Paper along with the lovely Painted Glass Stamp Set. Both are annual catalogue items.

Here is a closer look at this beautiful paper and the stamp set.

Colours chosen today I feel co-ordinate really well. I am using Grapefruit Grove and Crushed Curry.

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The embellishments are from the free twine and sequins set. Here is a closer look at the FREE combo pack.

Here is a look at the easel / stand section on the back of my card. The great thing about this is that you can fold it down for easier posting.

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Instructions:

Card Base
Grapefruit Grove Card base is 4 1/8″ x 9 7/8″ – Score at 5 7/8″ & 7 7/8″
Matt Layers
I have three Crushed Curry matt layers measuring:
One at 4″ x 5 3/4″ and Two at 4″ x 1 7/8″
Matt Layer for Back
This is very vanilla and should measure 4″ x 5 3/4″
DSP Layers
I have three Mosaic Mood DSP layers measuring:
One at 3 7/8″ x 5 5/8″ and Two at 3 7/8″ x 1 3/4″

Stamping
For stamping I stamped the birthday sentiment from my Painted Glass Stamp Set on to a scrap piece of Very Vanilla cardstock.

Punching
Use your Everyday Label Punch to punch out that sentiment.

Easel Stand for back of card
Cut a piece of grapefruit grove cardstock down to 2″ x 3″ – Score down longest side at half an inch. Cut section away from bottom corner up to score line to create the easel stand.

Option: Add a half inch by 3″ strip of DSP on to the rectangle section.

Fussy Cut Sections
Choose an image from the DSP, I chose the hummingbird, and fussy cut it out. Layer it up if you wish on to grapefruit grove cardstock. You don’t want your image to clash if the background is a similar colour.

Assemble your card
Make sure that you have burnished all your scores well. Adhere all layers together (including piece for back of card) and attach your fussy cut image to front section of card. Using dimensionals, attach your sentiment piece. Importantly, add your easel section to back of card

Decoration
Please add sequins to front of card for decoration.

This card turned out so pretty, so much so that I held an online class Saturday past. Check out the Facebook Live Replay Video for that here

YouTube Tutorial – Make it Monday #56 How to make a z-fold easel card

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