Wednesday, July 30, 2014

File Folder Daisy Card

Welcome to the Oopsie Daisy Blog Hop sponsored by Club Scrap. I'm glad you stopped by!


This is a simple card created with the Envelope Punch Board, Oopsie Daisy papers, a daisy punch and a few other basic tools.



Follow these steps to create the card:

1. Trim a piece of Caramel Plain to 5.5x8.5". Score horizontally at 2.25 and 6.25". Place the short edge of the paper onto the board; punch the left edge. Note: My paper is not yet scored. Ignore that.


2. Slide the paper to the left and punch at 3".


3. Rotate the paper 180 degrees and punch the other short edge in the same manner.


4. Use a craft knife, ruler and cutting mat to trim away the remaining outside edges of the paper flush with the deepest point of the punched area to create a 3" tab.


5. Use the corner rounder punch on the top of the board to round the newly-formed square corner on each outside edge.


6. Trim two 2x5.25" strips from the 12x12 White Print. Place each strip horizontally into the punch board and punch the left corner.


7. Slide the strip to the left and punch at 2-7/8". (Not at 3", as with the card base.)


8. Trim away the remaining outside edges to create the tabs and round the corners. 


9. Fold the card base on the score lines to create a gate fold, and nest the decorative papers onto the panels.


10. Use a circle punch or dies to create nested circles. I used the circular stamp from the Oopsie Daisy UM Borders & Backgrounds to decorate the smallest circle before die cutting. Top with a Caramel punched daisy.


11. Trim a .75x12" strip of Charcoal Plain. Wrap around the card somewhat loosely and secure the ends with adhesive.


12. Top the band with the nested circles.


13. Nest a 3.75x5.25 Eggshell panel to the inside of the card; stamp with a greeting and embellish with a punched daisy.


14. Slide the band onto the card and send it over to Kay's studio to pose for a photo shoot. (Thanks, Kay!)




Don't you think this is the happiest card?

The fun is just getting started . . . Hetty's blog at Craft Chaos is your next stop! If you'd like to go to the beginning of the hop, visit Club Scrap Creates.

Tricia

23 comments:

  1. Such a lovely card! The fun closure makes it so special!
    TFS :)

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  2. Now this is cute and clever!

    I like learning how to use my tools in different ways.

    pat-czap

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  3. Tricia, to quote my young nieces..."I like your polish!" Looks like OPI Cajun Shrimp, my favorite! Loving the card "belly" band. I REALLY like the trim job on the gate fold!

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    1. My daughter Emily always seems willing to do my nails for me, and that makes me happy. This time, it was Fuse Gelnamel Elect-Tric or Treat! Perhaps I should start coordinating to match the collection! :)

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  4. As always fabulous. Thank you so much for making this fun tut and card.

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  5. This is just such an adorable card Tricia, love the step outs and yet another clever way to use the envelope punch board!! WOOT :)

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  6. I really need to dig out that punch board! Super cute card, as usual and wonderful photographing as well. (I too was going to post something about the nails, which are lovely!)

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  7. Tricia this is a darling idea for the envelope punch board. Thanks for showing us how! Have a great day.

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  8. Love this card...the closure helps make it extra-special. Off to play with my punch board!

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  9. So neat, love the directions, I will be sure to try this one out too! Thanks for sharing!

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  10. Wonderful card. Love having another use for the envelope punch board.

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  11. That closure is such a darling touch, it is the happiest card!

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  12. Great use of this punch board, Tricia. i love how many more ways you can use it. Thanks for the instructions. I love this kit and your card is wonderful!

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  13. Adorable, great punch board reminder too!!

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  14. That is such a cute card! I really need to use my envelope punch!

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  15. Awesome tutorial! Fantastic card...

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  16. What a creative idea for the front of a gate fold card! Thanks for the tutorial with cutting directions for using the punch board. I love how it turned out. TFS

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  17. Sah-weeet!!!! Another way cool card to try. Love this collection!!

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  18. Great card and thanks for another project to use with my envelope punchboard.

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