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Monday, January 24, 2011

Diamond Fold


Hello Everyone!  Sorry I am late posting my card for the One Stop Craft Challenge challenge this week.  This weeks theme is "More Than One Fold".  I chose to do a diamond fold card.  I recently saw this on You Tube and I thought I'd give it a try.  I have to say it is a whole lot easier than it looks!

Start with a piece of paper 4" x 12".  Score with your Scor-Pal  at 2", 4" 8" and 10".  Next make a light marking on the back at 6", this is where you will start your diagonal lines at.  Here is a template that I created for it:



Below are some pictures to give you a better idea on how I folded it.
I used my cute little hAnglar girl to adorn my card and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Craft, my absolute favorite spot to purchase paper flowers.


Thanks for stopping by today! 

12 comments:

skated said...

Its beautiful, i dont think i would ever be able to attempt something like this.

Kate xxx

Linda said...

what a gorgeous card
hugs Linda

Danielle Champagne said...

Allo Lisa, Wow! this looks gorgeous. I love this type of fold, thank you for the tuto.
Gorgeous warm colors and such a cute image.
Hugs. Danielle.

kitty said...

Hi I am totally inspired ! first time I have seen a diamond fold ! Will need to try that out thanks for the instructions !! Your Image is perfect. Thanks Kitty :)

Frea said...

Hi Lisa, wow that looks great; the card looks pretty complicated. Unfortunately I have a scor pal in cm. which makes it very difficult to do in inches :(
HUgs, Frea

Doris said...

Thanks for the tutorial--can't wait to give this a try! Love the beautiful sunny colors you used.

Candy said...

Beautiful work, Lisa!
I have never seen this type of fold before.
Hugs, Candy

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Lisa this is really gorgeous the colours, card fold and that image I love it.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Fabiola said...

trop belle, j'adore les couleurs lumineuses et superbes, biz

Cat Spicer said...

THANK you for sharing the info on how you made your amazing card! I was super impressed when I saw it on the team post and am inspired to give it a try! Have a great week!

Віра said...

Усі Ваші роботи неперевершені! Я просто в захоленні! Такі милі, ніжні, затишні.. просто ідеально!!! Ви для мене є натхненням :) З нетерпінням чекаю кожної Вашої роботи. Бажаю Вам успіхів!

Bobbie Lynn said...

A beautiful card and love the design of it too. Thanks for sharing it with us. I love making folded cards and I will give this a try.
Have a wonderful day.