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Monday, July 30, 2012

Welcome Baby

Thank you for taking the time to stop by for a visit.  We hope that you have chosen to enter the recent challenge at My Grafico Crafts.  The current challenge is: Challenge #133 Expecting

Join our challenge this week and show off your cards for the 
Link up your creation by Friday August 3
Remember to link a new project and to only link your project, not your whole blog.

With the baby theme in mind, I created another baby card. This card is a "Welcome Home" card for Bridget.

Not sure what this "fancy fold" card is called but I just loved the design.
When you open the card, this is the inside.

The baby dress has been paper pieced.

This fancy fold is easy to do. 

  • Begin with an 8 inch square piece of card stock
  • Score @ 2 inched on all four of the sides. 
  • Cut off the little squares in each of the corners.You can see this in picture 2.
  •  Refold on the score lines to make sure that the edges fit correctly.  
  • Decorate with DP on each outside flap. I chose to use 2 different DP. However, you could use only one paper, if you chose. 
  • Practice closing the card like you would close the flaps on a box that had been opened. 
  • Have fun decorating the inside of the card .
Did you ever wonder who thought up all the unusual fancy folds for cards? ...just a thought!

Materials Used:
Card stock: Close to my Heart
Images: My Grafico
DP, Stickers, and cut outs: K&Company-Brenda Walton
Baker's Twine

I hope that I have encouraged you to try your hand at a fancy fold. There are so many on Splitcoast Stampers or try the one above. The most important something that you enjoy! Thanks for taking the time to stop and visit. Please feel free to follow this blog and/or leave a comment. I love reading your comments:)  Have a wonderful week.

i am sharing my card with:
critter challenge blog: anything Goes
fashionista challenge: baby
kaboodle doodles: Celebrate a Special Day
make it monday: Anything Goes
paper pretties blog: Use two or more DP
tammy scrapin corner: Anything Goes
simon says stamps challenge: Anything Goes


  1. Loving this beautiful creation. So cheerful and great design.
    Hop on over to Doing Life - for a chance to win some lovely digi stamps.
    Doing Life
    Digistamps4Joy DT Member
    Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

  2. I have two nieces expecting this year and have been busy the last few day working on projects for the new arrivals! This is an inspiration for me as I was getting bogged down on all the options. Thanks so much!!

  3. Thank you Barbara for the comment on the folder for Dad's 90th birthday cards. Your baby card is great. Very unique and I love the inside.

  4. Veri cute card. Thanks for playing at Caboodle Doodles Challenge.

  5. Wow.. this is special card. Something that I should try too! Very creative folds!
    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle

  6. Hi Barbara! Saw this fun little project on MIM#100. Came in for a closer look and I LOVE it! Thanks for sharing.

  7. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #84, #129, #157, #158 and #277.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!

  8. How creative!
    Thank you for joining us at Fashionista Challenge this time!We appreciate your entry and wish you luck and success!!!

    Be sure to check back and see if your card is "Featured" or in the Top 5...also, dont forget to come back and VOTE for the Peoples Choice winner...

    Rina Fashionista

  9. Beautiful creation! Ani
    P.S. We have a bunch of flowers candy over at Card Mania Challenges, if you're interested...