Hello there! I am happy to share the card I created on my live last week. I had created cards like this in the past with 12 x 12 paper. I wanted to create a smaller version using 8 ½ x 11 paper. This project was inspired by all the little leftover bits I have from collection packs, kits or that image that got colored and cut out but then didn’t get used on the intended project. This card style is perfect for using up scraps of paper too!
Score a piece of 8 ½ x 11 cardstock at 5 inches lengthwise. Score going the opposite way at 2 ¾ from either end and also down the center.
Fold and crease along the score lines several times to create flexibility as this will fold up.
Crease the lengthwise fold over to create the pocket and staple.
Cut 4 tags for the pockets at 4 ¾ x 2 ½ .
Using various patterned paper, cut 4 panels for back portions of the card to 4 ¾ x 2 ½ . Adhere each panel centered within each section of the backside of the card.
Cut 4 patterned paper panel for the tops of the inside pocket sections at 2 ½ x 3 ¼ . Adhere each panel centered on top of the pocket sections.
Embellish as desired.
To keep it together, tie a piece of twine around the folded card.
You can get all kinds of looks just by changing the paper.
If you want to see how I made this card, it’s up on my YouTube channel. I hope you enjoy making this card as much as I did!
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