Best Dad Z-Fold Card

Today, I wanted to make a card to send to my dad, as I haven’t been able to see him since all the crazy happened. I was itching to make another Z-Fold card because they are just so much fun!

Here is the color palette used for this card

I used Night of Navy for the base and layered Crumb Cake on top. I used the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder and then used sponge daubers in Gray Granite to add some color.

I used the dies from Hippo & Friends to make the tags and cut gears out of Gray Granite and used the sponge daubers again to add a little depth. I colored the car with a Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Write Marker and covered the entire car in Crystal Effects. This was such a fun card to make! I was able to get it in the mail to him today, and I can’t wait to hear from him!

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Another Z-Fold Card, this time using Painted Poppies

I loved making the Z-Fold Card for the challenge at The Dimensionals yesterday so much that I had to try another, this time using the Painted Poppies Bundle. Again, I am over the moon with the results and I can’t believe that I have never done this before!

Here is the color palette used

All of the materials (except the embossing folder) used can be found on my website.

Stamps: Painted Poppies, Peaceful Moments

Dies: Poppy Moments, Hippo & Friends

Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White, Poppy Parade, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green

Ink: Memento -Tuxedo Black, Poppy Parade, Gorgeous Grape

Misc.: Embossing Folder (Non SU), Daubers, Adhesives

I was not fortunate enough to get the DSP that came in the suite before it retired, so I made my own using the stamps in the bundle and I am happy with how it turned out, especially because I have white space to write a message.

Once again, I used a dauber on the die cut flower pieces with the matching ink in order to add a little depth.

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Challenge: Z Fold Card

Yesterday, I stumbled upon this really cool group of Australian SU demonstrators – The Dimensionals. Every month they publish a set of tutorials for 3-D projects and when you purchase the tutorials, you also receive access to their Facebook group. This morning, they sent out a challenge to make a Z-Fold Card. The tutorial used the Perfect Peony set, which I don’t have yet, so I used the new Celebrate Sunflowers set and I am ridiculously happy with how it turned out! The tutorial was very easy to follow, and in not too terribly much time, I had this beautiful card to share!

Here is the color palette used

For this card, I used the following:

Stamps: Celebrate Sunflowers, Peaceful Moments (Sentiment)

Dies: Sunflower Dies, Hippo & Friends Dies

Cardstock: Whisper White, Bumblebee, Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade

Ink: Bumblebee, Just Jade, Cinnamon Cider, Pumpkin Pie

Misc.: Flowers For Every Season DSP, Retired SU Embossing Folder (I have no idea what it is), Dauber Brushes, Glue

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I daubed ink onto the sunflower parts and leaves to add some depth before putting them together and I am pleased with how it turned out!

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