Hello! Today’s video shares ideas for creating fun card folds with stamped images. You can do this with large stamps, or a cluster of small… and it’s a great way to create something unexpected and unique!
[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you.]
My first card has a unique gatefold-like design. I stamped two of the Studio Katia Lovely Blooms Stamps (SSS | SK) on Koh-i-noor Bristol Cardstock with VersaFine Onyx Black Ink and colored them with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens. After cutting them out, I scored them both so I could wrap them around a square white notecard. After gluing them together (watch the video!), I added them to a piece of black cardstock with a piece of twine sandwiched between.
… and then the card itself opens upward to reveal a personal message.
My second example only has one stamped-flap… made up of images from the Studio Katia Under the Sea Stamp Set (SSS | SK). Aren’t those fish the cutest!? I stamped, colored, and die cut them… then arranged them together in a cluster with no adhesive. I carefully laid a piece of Avery Removable Adhesive Sheets over the images to pick them up together and keeping them in place. I put drops of glue wherever the images touched and let it dry. After removing the Avery Removable Adhesive Sheet, I have a connect cluster of images. I scored along the left edge of the cluster and folded it around a notecard.
When you open the stamped flap, you see a couple more guys inside…
… and then you can open the card to the right to reveal the message inside.
I wanted to create another card using the same Studio Katia Under the Sea Stamp Set (SSS | SK) but with a bit of a different design. I created an off-center gatefold card (watch the video!) and added a bunch of fish to the small flap on the right. I also adhered a trimmed Studio Katia Halftone Dots Cover Die (SSS | SK) to the flap on the left.
This school of fish makes me happy!
And here you can see how the card opens…
I also have two bonus cards for you! They both feature stitching that I did with the new Studio Katia Stitch Borders Dies (SSS | SK). I like that this border strip doesn’t take long to stitch and is perfect as a background on a simple card. My first card also shows the Studio Katia Best Ever Stamp Set (SSS | SK) and Dies (SSS | SK).
Today’s post is part of the Studio Katia 2nd Anniversary Blog Hop. I have loved watching Studio Katia grow in these years… they offer a great selection. You can see their new release HERE at Studio Katia or HERE at Simon Says Stamp.
Studio Katia is giving away TWO $100 CAD gift certificates! Winners will be chosen from the comments left on all blogs of the hop. For your chance, leave a comment below by 11:59pmEST on 6/2/18. (To leave a comment, head to blog, scroll down to the bottom of this post and click the green “leave a comment” button. All winners will be announced on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 on the Studio Katia Blog.)
Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except those with an asterisk or from Studio Katia. As always, this post was NOT paid for or sponsored.) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.