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

All of these products can be found on my website at http://KimOwens.stampinup.net

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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