Sunny Sunflower Joy Fold Card with Painted Autumn

Painted Autumn Labels To Love Joy Fold Card - 1 (1)

Isn't the Painted Autumn Designer Series paper stunning?!  Seriously – love this paper!  Today's card is a simple Joy fold card – directions and dimensions are below.

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The Joy fold is a tri-fold type card as you can see from this photo looking down at the top of the card.

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From the front, this is the 1st part of the fold…

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…then part two of the fold…

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And part three with the card fully opened.  I left the inside blank to write a message. As you can see – the small "mini" card that opens is not centered on the Crushed Curry layer – but justified towards the right. So the space above, below, and to the right have about the same width of Crushed Curry showing.  Here are the dimensions:

Early Espresso Card Stock: 4 1/4" x 8 1/2"scored at 5 1/2" (card base); 2 1/2" x 6 1/2" scored at 3 1/4" (smaller piece that opens); scrap for punching circle layer.

Crushed Curry 4" x 5 1/4"

Very Vanilla 2" x 2 3/4, scraps for punching the label and the greeting.

Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper 2 3/4" x 4"

Painted Harvest Painted Autumn Acorn Tri Fold - 4

Here is another, slightly fancier example of a Joy fold card that I did back in August – also with the Painted Autumn Designer Paper. Click on the photo to see a tutorial on how to make this card.

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The label image and the "Give Thanks" image are both from the Labels To Love stamp set which coordinates beautifully with the Everyday Label Punch.  The pretty Crushed Curry 3/8" Mini Chevron Ribbon is so soft and easy to work with – it always adds the perfect touch. I did pop up the circles with the "Give Thanks" on a Dimensional because, well, I'm pretty much addicted to Dimensionals.  I just love that extra depth they add to a card! The 1 3/8" Circle Punch was the perfect width for the Give Thanks image and the Early Espresso layer under it is punched with the 1 1/2" Circle Punch.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  Happy Monday! Make sure you subscribe to my free newsletter – I send out a free project sheet every Monday to inspire your creativity!!

Susan

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