Christmas Fun Fold Card

by ktstamps, 8:27 PM

Everyone loves fun folds; they can really dress up a handmade card. This is one of my favorite fun folds, it is easy to put together and looks like it took lots of time to create! This fold is called a Diagonal Joy Fold.



Paper Trimmer

Real Red c/s

Shaded Spruce c/s

Boughs of Holly DSP

Basic White c/s


Leaves of Holly Bundle

Small and Big Boss

Real Red Ink

Bone folder

Wintry 3D Boughs – Pine/ Tree folder


Wink of Stella



Real Red – 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ½” and 3” x 8” score at 4”

Shaded Spruce – 4” x 5 ¼” (cut 2); 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″ (x2); scrap pieces

Boughs of Holly DSP – 3 ¾” x 5” (cut 2)

Basic White - 2-5/8″ x 3-5/8″ (x2); scrap pieces


Let’s get started:

· Cut the Real Red card base diagonally from the top left by the SCORE line to the lower right. Crease well with a bone folder

· Cut the Shaded Spruce diagonally from the top left to the bottom right

· Cut the DSP diagonally from the top left to the bottom right

· Adhere all the diagonal pieces to the real red card base

· Adhere the Shaded Spruce to the inside of the card, DSP on top of the Shaded Spruce

· This is what it should look like when you have completed the above


Small­ card

· Fold 3 x 8 in half and crease well with your bone folder

· Adhere the Shaded Spruce to the top and inside the small card

· Put basic white in the embossing folder and run it through the Big Boss

· Adhere to the front of the card

· Cut 2 Shaded Spruce small, outlined leaves (The small boss works well)

· Stamp the berries in Real Red on a piece of basic white scrap paper and cut it out with the die cut and small boss

· On the 2nd piece of 2 5/8 x 3 5/8 of basic white, stamp your sentiment; adhere it to the inside of card.

· Add a 3/8” piece of DSP to the bottom of the basic white

· Adhere the leaves to the front of the card

· Add Dimensionals to the berries and attach them to the top of the leaves

(Pic 4)

· Attach the small card to the inside base card. (Make sure it is centered)

(Pic 5)

Hit the Wink of Stella against the bones folder adding some subtle sparkle to your card


Front of card


The inside of the diagonal flap


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