ID: DT May 2010 Pooh - Joy Fold Card
Closed: 5"w x 6"h


Created: April 24, 2010

SUPPLIES: (Note: most of the supplies can be found online at (items in Pink)

White cardstock 1 sheet cut in half (see below) and another small piece
Core'dinations Whitewash pack (Pale Pink/Fuchsia) 6"h x 7.5"w
Cardstock: small piece to match ribbon color 3" x 1.5" approx
Ecoline Inks (#361 Light Rose & #522 Turquoise Blue)
Waxed Paper about 10" x normal width
Perfect Pearls Blush & Turquoise
Mini Misters
Pipettes & tiny spoon
Distilled water
Teflon Mat (or other protection for sprays)
Hair dryer
Distress stamp pad (Broken China)
Clear Embossing Powder
Ranger's Sponging tool
Spellbinders Labels Two
Die cutting/embossing machine
Rubber Stamps: "Sometimes Said Pooh...", "Thinking of You" small
Ritz micro fine Glitter (Rose, Warm Highlights)
Sookwang Double Sided Tape 3mm, 3/16" & 1.5"
Adhesive Foam Squares
Brad - pink heart
Punches: medium & small daisy, various leaves
EK Success Orbis Circle Scissors
Aqua Toned silk ribbon 1/4" x 24" approx
C-Tru ruler (Tenths)
x-acto knife or fine scissors
Heat Gun
Glue Stick

Sorry, the cardstock is definitely more rose toned than purple toned. The rest of the colors are pretty close, just a touch more pink in them and contrast.


Put a piece of 1.5" x 1.5" Sookwang tape on a piece of colored cardstock. Cut out a circle approx 1.25" dia. Cut out a 2nd circle (no tape) same size. I used the Circle Scissors at #33. Remove release paper. Place tip of ribbon in center of circle. Hold ribbon down while twisting ribbon, and adhering to tape as you twist, creating a coil shape. Continue twisting, adhering and coiling until you get to the edge of the circle. adhere end of ribbon to back of circle. Note: twisting and adhering does not have to be neat or exact, adds character, when there are variances.

Adhere 2nd circle to back of first circle to hide the taped ribbon. Place a foam square in the center back of flower (do not remove the 2nd piece of release paper). Pierce a hole in center, through all layers. Put prongs of brad through hole and set aside till ready to adhere to card.

Scrunch up the waxed paper, partially un-scrunch and lay on your white cardstock, place 2nd piece of white cardstock on top. (I use 2 pieces of cardstock rather than a piece of newsprint as protection for my iron). Heat iron to cotton setting, no steam, and iron the layers. You'll start to see the wax trying to seep through the cardstock. That's when you know you've ironed enough in that area. Let cool for a couple minutes. Put one of these aside for another coloring session if  you want.

Mix up your sprays in the mini misters.  One Pipette full of Light Rose ink into mister, 1/4t of Blush Perfect Pearls, fill to 3/4 level with water. Close mister and shake well. The second mister, a pipette with Turquoise ink, turquoise perfect pearls and water.

A mister with just plain water.

Place cardstock on teflon mat and mist with water. Then mist with the colors, mist with a little more water, dry with hair dryer. You can sop up a little of the water with a paper towel, but not too much or it will mute your colors too much.

In this pic you can see my flash bouncing off some of the glimmer from the perfect pearls

Rubber stamp the quote with Distress Broken China and clear emboss. Position 3"w Die over image, put a small piece of tape to hold it, flip it over and place on magnetic mat. Run through machine, then run through again for the embossing feature. Sponge some Broken China around the edges while die is still in place.

Die cut a piece of the Faux Batik cardstock with the largest die, run through again to emboss. Set aside. Fold a piece of white cardstock in half and place on this same die, but just shy of the right edge, so fold is still intact when cut. Adhere the batik piece to the folded piece, matching the left and other edges. Trim away excess on right side. That little edge will get in the way when attached to the card.

Rubber stamp the "Thinking of You" with the Broken China on the Faux Batik. Clear emboss, and position as above with the 2.25"w die, then position a second piece on top and cut both at the same time. Set aside.

Score and fold main card at the 2.5" mark. Sand the front flap all over and especially on the edges. With flap closed, lay strips of the Sookwang tape with the first one close to flap edge, see diagram at right.

Place the large Batik die cut in the center of card on the inside, carefully cut through release paper only where it meets the die cut on all stripes. Remove die cut. Remove release paper from the lower and upper sections of wider stripes and sprinkle Rose glitter. Burnish well. Remove release paper from smaller stripes, top and bottom, sprinkle a bit of the warm Highlights, then sprinkle a bit of the rose, burnish, mixing the two colors together.

Note, if you're not comfortable cutting through release paper only, just glitter the whole thing.

Narrow stripes are 3mm and colored with a bit of Warm Highlights and Rose

Wider stripes are 3/16" and colored with Rose


Remove remaining release paper from main card. Put tape on back of white folded card on the left edge, (make sure fold will land on right side when placed on main card). Remove release paper and adhere to card in the center.

Glue stick all over backs of both smallest die cuts. Place the right side of one to the inside of the white card in the middle, then press the front flap of the main card down on top of it. Adhere the "Thinking of You" piece on the one you just adhered, matching all edges.


Position your ribbon flower at the corner of the largest die cut on the card. (doesn't have to be much of the corner, just enough that it will hold the card closed). Mark where your brad is sticking out, and with the awl make a  hole. Remove the release paper from the little foam square, position brad at hole opening and press down. Lightly tap legs of brad down so they are perfectly flat.  Note: this foam piece lifts the flower enough so it's easy to slip corner of largest die cut under it, and the foam squashes nicely for mailing.

Punch out a bunch of daisy flowers, medium sized from the batik cardstock and small sized from scrap contrasting paper, then a bunch of leaves from some scrap green colored paper. Adhere the daisies to the inside of the card, putting one over the brad legs to hide them. Place the leaves in a pleasing arrangement around ribbon flower.

Finally put a bunch of adhesive foam squares on the back of the "Pooh" piece and adhere to largest die cut front.


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