Thursday, February 01, 2024

A redo of the Flight & Airy Bird-themed Z Fold Greeting Card


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Sometimes I'm happy with a card, but want to try it in a different color.  I'm thrilled to share this version featuring the Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper, a Sale-A-Bration selection. You'll love this delightfully special card because its a fancy Z fold Greeting Card using prints and images from this fantastic Sale-A-Bration paper selection.  You'll love creating this fancy-fold card for someone special.  Depending on your sentiment, you can use this for birthdays, Valentine's Day, or thinking-of-you. I made mine for Valentine's Day. 

Z Fold greeting card using Stampin' Up! Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper

The classy paper from the bird-themed Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper pack is the celebrity on this card. For the background color, I'm using Boho Blue, and then layered the Boho Blue with the Flight & Airy prints creating multiple layers that expand when opened.  The fun fold adds an extra element of surprise and creativity to your cardmaking, making it stand out.   I fussy cut images of birds on branches from the Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper to use on the image layer of my card, along with die cuts from the Timeless Arrangement Dies. I used sentiments from the Bee My Valentine Stamp Set, and added a couple of Boho Blue Rainbow Adhesive-Backed Dots as accents.  You'll find the cutting dimensions for this card below.   Use my sample card as a starting point to create your own heartfelt masterpieces your loved ones will treasure.  

Bird-themed greeting card using Stampin' Up! Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper

    The basecard for today's card is Boho Blue Cardstock.  Then I created another layer of z-folded also of Boho Blue Cardstock.   See the cutting and scoring dimensions below.   Then, I layered one of the Flight & Airy 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper prints onto the front-facing layers and Basic White layers on the inside layers to use as a writing surface. 

    Valentine greeting card using Stampin' Up! Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper

    Next, I created the front image panel of Boho Blue Cardstock and Basic White Cardstock.  Then I used the stamps from the Bee My Valentine Stamp Set to stamp a sentiment in Boho Blue ink onto the front image panel.  I used a Lost Lagoon die cut from one of the dies in the Timeless Arrangement Dies to add more interest.  Finally, I selected bird images on a branch from a different print in Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper, and fussy cut it before adding these adorable birds to my card. The final touch was adding a couple of Boho Blue Dots to the corner of the image panel.  These are from the Rainbow Adhesive-Backed Dots from the January-April 2024 Mini Catalog.

    Cutting & Scoring dimensions:
    • Boho Blue - 4-1/4 x 11, Scored at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2"
    • Boho Blue - 3-1/2 X 10-3/4, Scored at 3-1/2" and 6-1/2"
    • Boho Blue - 3-3/4" X 2-3/4"
    • Basic White - 4" X 5-1/4", 3-1/4" X 4", and 2-1/2" X 3-1/2"
    • Designer Series Paper:  2-1/2 X 4", 3-1/4" X 3-1/4", Bird on branch image
    • 3 X 2-1/4" Lost Lagoon

    Fun-fold Z Fold Greeting Card using Stampin' Up! Flight & Airy bid-themed Designer Series Paper

    Bird-themed greeting card made with Stampin' Up! Flight & Airy paper

    Below are additional cards made with the Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper.    You'll enjoy creating pretty cards using the prints from this paper.

    Three sample greeting cards showing ideas for creating using the Stampin' Up! Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper


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      • Stamps:  Bee My Valentine (Sentiment)
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