Friday, January 6, 2017

Fun Fold Friday Week 1: Joy Fold

Hi Everyone!

I hope you've all had a fantastic week. I am starting another new feature on the blog this week. I know, another one! I told you...2017 is going to bring lots of fun and new things to PCC!!
I thought it would be nice to spend some time focusing on cards that showcased different kinds of folds. So, welcome to week 1 of Fun Fold Fridays!
To start our fun fold theme, I chose to showcase the "Joy Fold Card" This fold is an oldie but a goodie and I dug back through the tutorials on SplitCoastStampers to refresh my memory. I like this fold because it's a fold that looks complicated; but it's really rather easy to put together.

For my card today, I've made another birthday card. (I have a personal mission to make more birthday cards for family and friends, so you're going to be seeing a lot of them!)I used pattern papers from a 6x6 paper pad called "Happy Day" by Simple Stories.  In addition, I used  Desert Storm from SSS; Harvest Gold, Simply Chartreuse, Aqua Mist and Cream from PTI.

I decided instead of doing a stamped image, I would use one of the sentiments from the paper pad. I left the inside of the card blank to write a personal message later. I added the small birthday hat sticker just to help keep the flaps closed. Since there are so many patterns going on with this card, I decided to just keep the final touches to a minimum by simply adding some green and gold stickles in the corners of the sentiment panel.

I would love for you to give this fun fold a try, and I'd love to see what you create. I decided to add a link up here for you to share your cards! This is not a challenge. It's just simply a place for you to share if you'd like. You can add as many cards as you want! The link will remain open for one week and will close at 11pm next Thursday, January 12. Have fun! 

That is all for me today. Have a great weekend, and I will see you all again on Monday!


1. Crafting with Friends: Anything Goes
2. Creative Corner Challenges: Anything Goes
3. Jo's Scrap Shack: Anything Goes
4. Making Memories Crafting Anything Goes
5. PDE Linky Party: Anything Goes


cotnob said...

Hi Dori, this is one of my favourite folds, I have linked a card that I created for Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine - not the easiest fold to photograph are they. Your card is fabulous, lovely bright colours, I like the rectangular shape.

Christine said...

Your card is wonderful, and it's great that you are committing to building up your stash of birthday cards. This one is sure to be treasured! You've inspired me to attempt that fold. So glad you joined the challenge at Jo's Scrap Shack.
DT Member

Sonia said...

Good morning, A lovely Birthday card, love the papers and the folds, Thank you for entering our Anything Goes challenge at Making Memories Crafting. We hope to see you again soon.

Crafty Hugs Sonia DT

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card, love the fancy fold. Thank you for joining us at Making Memories Crafting this month.

Lorraine xx

Sue's Paper Crafts said...

Wonderful card, I love the Joy Fold design and your papers perfect. Thank you for joining us at Jo's Scrap Shack.

Sue - Jo's Scrap Shack DT

MarĂ­a Pilar said...

Great job. I love your Joy Fold Card.
Thanks for joining us at Making Memories Crafting Challenge.
Maria Pilar DT

craftysahmiam said...

Thank you for sharing your sweet joy fold card with us at Making Memories Crafting Challenge - and the reminder about tutorials at SCS !

Jane Willis said...

It's funny, I've been using this fold for years but it wasn't until last year that I found out it had a name! Your card is gorgeous, it makes full use of all the lovely surfaces the fold provides

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Janis Lewis said...

Cute! Thanks for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy Linky Party.
~DT Janis

Sue's Paper Crafts said...

I decided to make 2 of these fun fold cards today, I'm trying to build up my stash of Thank You cards.


Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Thank you so much for sharing your cute Birthday card in the PDE Linky Party Challenge!

Joyce Tompkins said...

I love that you are showcasing fancy folds...I don't use them enough! You've created a beautiful and fun card! I look forward to seeing more folds :) Thanks for joining Fun~day Friday at Jo's Scrap Shack.
Joyce - DT

CraftingMum said...

Lovely card thanks for sharing it with us Crafting with friends, sorry i am late commenting. Louise DT x

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