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InspireINK Blog Hop July

InspireINK Blog Hop July

My blog today is to share my InspireINK Blog Hop July with you.

Today’s project is called a Flying Seagull Fold however, I have worked out my own measurements and my version folds in on itself to maintain the 6”x6” size.  (Basically I looked at a card online and made it how I thought it was made – I got it wrong – but a good wrong because this worked out fab!)

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I used our Basic Black card for the base and added a white mat and then my DSP layers. I love how the Crushed Curry on the DSP really pops against the black.

Card Base:

Two pieces measuring 6” x 10”
One piece measuring 6” x 6”

Mat Layers:
A – Four pieces 5-3/4” x 1-3/4”

B – Two pieces 5-3/4” x 2-3/4”

C – One piece 5-3/4” x 5-3/4”

D – One piece 3-7/8” x 3-7/8”

DSP Layers:

A – Four pieces 5-1/2” x 1-1/2”

B – Two pieces 5-1/2” x 2-1/2”

C – One piece 5-1/2” x 5-1/2”

D – One piece 3-5/8” x 3-5/8”

Scoring: On both of your 6” x 10” pieces (long side to the top) score at: 2”, 4” and 7 ”

Folding: Place your two scored pieces side by side with the 3” ends facing each other.

2” wide  
A ShapeMountain  
2” Wide  A Valley Shape 3” wide  B 3” Side Fold this Panel  to the left side     3” wide   Fold this panel  to the right side Shape  3” wide  
B Valley Shape 
2” wide  A
 Mountain Shape 
2” Wide  

Adhere your mats and layers on to panels A, B, C and D 

Assembly:  With the 3” sections folded back on themselves, attach your 6” x 6” piece to them. 
Position Card Piece D on top of C either as a diamond shape or a square – this is your preference. 
Decoration:  Add sentiment, stamped images, die cuts and embellishments to the front to your preference. 

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