How To Make a Tri-Fold Card

How To Make a Tri-Fold Card

Hi crafty friends! 

As you know, the Feeling Fall Collection from Catherine Pooler is out now! Today, I am featuring my final (& favorite) card I made with this line. I saved the best for last! Have you ever wondered how to make a tri-fold card? I believe it's one of the easiest fun fold cards you can try, and I wanted to share that with you today! See my full process video below on how to make a tri-fold card. 



First thing to note, is I am using an A2 sized card, the full size of the paper is 8.5 inches long by 5.5 inches wide. Here, I used my new paper pack, and just grabbed one of the white sheets and added my ink to it! This means I didn't have to even cut my card base! You start out with that size, and then instead of scoring right down the middle, you score a line at 2 and 1/8 inches and then 6 and 3/8 inches. This may be confusing so I have pictures below to show you! 

Here is the 2 & 1/8 inch score line:



& here is the 6 & 3/8 inch score line (in between 1/4 & 1/2):

Once you have your score lines, all you have to do is fold them in on themselves and wah-lah! You have a tri fold card! I love decorating fun fold cards with patterned paper, and honestly, I am in love with this new Bushel and a Peck patterned paper pad. It has so many bright colors that all work so well together. Here you will see the inside of my card, one technique I love doing when I'm using patterned paper is to ink the edges with a similar solid color so it has a nice colorful border. Sometimes I prefer white, but other times, I just want ALL the color! 

I used It's A Girl Ink for my outside folds & Sauna Ink for the inside of the card borders. I then used the patterned papers and lined my card with those to give this super colorful feel! I did the same thing with the out side of the card. 

The second part in making a tri-fold card, is have some sort of "closure" for the front of your card. I used the beautiful Joyful Thankful Stamp Set, and stamped out this "Thankful for you" on kraft paper with white embossing powder. I felt this made the words pop! And I knew this saying is large enough, once die cut out with it's coordinating die, to act as a "closure" for the front of the card. All you have to do is pick a side and glue HALF the image down onto one side. This way, your card will still open up!



I used the Appley Ever After Stamp & Coordinating Die Set to put a cute apple sentiment on the inside of my card, as well as make my own apples with the stamp & die set to decorate my card with! This way it matched the adorable apple patterned paper on the front of my card! 



This apple stamp set is so fun and has the cutest sayings, if you haven't seen my basket apple card, you should check that out! I used the same stamp set there. It was a lot of fun to create my own apples with the different patterns and colors. I finished the front of my card off with some more apples and some sequins! 


I hope this inspires you to create! You can get the Appley Ever After bundle today which includes the patterned paper shown, the apple stamp & die set, & matching sequins!  


I am thankful for YOU! for stopping by to check out my blog! Have an awesome weekend! 

With Heart, 



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