Z Fold Winter Scene Card

Good Saturday morning.  I had so much fun making Z fold cards over the last few weeks so I decided to pull out dies to make a Z fold winter scene card.  I used The Paper Cut Easel Card Base and Rubbernecker Stamps Tree in Oval, Pine Tree Forest, Cabin #1, Wildlife, Deckle Hills, Grass #2 and Small Birds. I love the cabin nestled back in the trees although it was a little hard to get a photo showing it well.

Come see how I made this Z fold winter scene card.

The Card Base

  • Cut three pieces of blue designer paper to fit on the three sections of the card base and attach using ATG adhesive.  Cut two 2.50″ x 4.00″ and one 5.25″ x 4.00″.
  • Cut several sections of the Deckle Hills using white cardstock to create the snow layers and attach them to the card base using ATG adhesive.
    • Cut two Deckle Hills sections 2.50″ x approximately 2.00″ tall and one 5.25″ x approximately 2.00″ tall.
    • Cut four Deckle Hills sections 3.75″ wide x approximately 2.00″ tall.
    • Score the insert layers .50″ in from each end. and set aside.
    • Cut one Deckle Hills layer 11.00″ x approximately 2.00″.  I cut the cardstock piece at 11.00″ inches, placed the die and ran through the machine. I lined up the die where the first cut ended and ran it through a second time to create the full 11.00″ piece.
    • Score the 11.00″ Deckle Hills layer at 5.50 and 8.25″.
    • Apply ATG adhesive to the back portion of the 11.00″ layer and attach to the card base. Apply to the first 2.75″ on the back left and the last 2.75″ on the back right side.
  • Cut the grass sections using Kraft cardstock and apply Vintage Photo ink using a mini applicator.
  • Cut the small birds using red cardstock.
  • Cut the trees using green cardstock and color the tree trunks using a dark brown marker.

The Deer and Cabin

  • Cut the deer using white cardstock.
  • Color the deer using Antique Linen and Vintage Photo ink and mini applicators.
  • Cut the cabin base using woodgrain cardstock and apply Vintage Photo using a mini applicator.
  • Cut the cabin roof using white cardstock and attach to the cabin using thin strips of mounting tape.
  • Attach the snow capped chimney to the cabin roof using glossy accents.

Come see how I made this snowy Z fold winter scene card.

Assemble the Z Fold Winter Scene

  • Tuck the trees in behind the snow layers and attach to the card base using rolled up glue dots.
  • Apply double stick tape to the edges of the insert layers.  Fold the left scored side toward the back of the card and the right scored side to the front of the card. Attach the layers to the box portion of the card.
  • Attach the cabin to the snow layer.  I cut a piece of cardstock to use as a brace and attached it to the bottom of the cabin using double stick tape. I applied double stick tape to the cabin brace section and attached it to the snow layer.
  • Attach a few of the trees to the snow insert layers and around the cabin using glossy accents.
  • Attach the brown grass sections to the snow insert layers using glossy accents.
  • Attach the deer to the scene base using pieces of mounting tape.
  • Finish by attaching a few red birds to the scene for an additional touch of color using small pieces of mounting tape.

Come see how I made this lovely Z fold winter scene card.

I hope you have enjoyed seeing my Z fold winter scene card.  It was lots of fun to make.  Check out this link if you would like to see the other Z fold cards I have made recently.  I appreciate you coming by and I hope you have a wonderful Easter holiday.

 
The Paper Cut: Easel Card Base
[ THP ]
5165D Tree in Oval
[ RBB ]
5164D Pine Tree Forest
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5177-02D Cabin #1 Die Cut
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Wildlife Die 5142-04D
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5173-02D Deckle Hills Die Cut
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5210-02D Grass #2 Die Cut
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Small Birds Die 5147-06D
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Bitty Big: Spring Rain Color…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock,…
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Essentials by Ellen Cardstock,…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock, Easter…
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My Colors Cardstock – My Minds Eye -…
[ SBC ]
Essentials by Ellen 40 lb. Vellum, 25 pk
[ ELH ]
Neenah Cardstock, Neenah Heavyweight,…
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Ranger Distress Ink Pad, Antique Linen
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Ranger Distress Ink Pad, Vintage Photo
[ ELH ]
COPIC Sketch Marker E47, Dark Brown
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ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Marker…
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COPIC Sketch Marker 100, Black
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PanPastel Sofft Mini Applicators, 12 pk
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My Sweet Petunia MISTI Laser Etched…
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My Sweet Petunia Mini MISTI Laser…
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Be Creative Tape, 7mm (3/10″)
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Be Creative Tape, 15mm (3/5″)
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Be Creative Tape, 25mm (1″)
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Be Creative Tape, 5mm (1/4″)
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 3mm (1/8″)
[ ELH ]
Susan’s Garden 4pcs. all metal tool set
[ ELZ | ELH ]
Large Molding Pad (6.5″ X 12″/16.5mm…
[ ELZ ]
EK Tools, Precision 5 Inch Scissors…
[ ELH ]
Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, 3/8″ (4029)
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, Mini (3/16″)
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, Micro (1/8″)
[ ELH ]
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
[ ELH ]
ATG Double-Sided Refill Tape, 2 pk, 1/4″
[ ELH ]
ATG Kit, Advanced Tape Glider
[ ELH ]
Ranger Accents, Mini Glossy Accents
[ ELH ]
Ranger Accents, Glossy Accents
[ ELH ]
Creative Expressions Cosmic Shimmer…
[ ELH ]
Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate Glue, 4 oz.
[ ELH ]
Hero Arts Embossing Gun (Wagner)
[ ELH ]
Teflon Bone Folder
[ ELH ]
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board 12×12
[ ELH ]
Scor-Pal Glitter Clean-Up Cloth
[ ELH ]
Memory Box Dies, Metal Adaptor Plate…
[ ELH ]
Sizzix Accessory – Standard Magnetic…
[ SZZ | SBC ]
Sizzix Accessory – Precision Base…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Express Machine…
[ SBC ]
Sizzix Big Shot White & Gray
[ ELH | SZZ | SBC ]
Dremel 7700-1/15 MultiPro 7.2-Volt…
[ AMZUS ]
 

Die Cut Inlay Branch

Good Wednesday morning.  Today I’m sharing a clean and simple die cut inlay branch project made using the Rubbernecker Flowers #5 die. I used retired Sweet Blush Paper Pack coordinating designer paper made by Papertrey Ink.  Papertrey has a newer version of this paper called Bitty Big Collection in the Sweet Blush color but the patterns are different. 

Come see how I made this die cut inlay branch card.

Cut and Inlay the Branch

  • Cut the branch out of a 5.25″ x 4.00″ piece of white cardstock.
  • Cut the branch again out of the pink designer paper.
  • Turn the white layer face down and inset the pink branch in the negative opening.
  • Secure the branch in place using double stick tape.

Come see how I made this pretty die cut inlay branch card.

Complete the Card

  • Cut a piece of coordinating designer paper 5.50″ x 4.25″ and attach it to the card base using ATG adhesive.
  • Apply strips of mounting tape to the back of the white branch layer and attach to the card base.
  • Finish by creating a pink multi loop bow and attaching it to the stem of the branch using glue dots.
  • Check out my multi loop bow tutorial if you would like to see how I tie my bows.

Come see how I made this clean and simple die cut inlay branch card.

I hope you have enjoyed seeing this clean and simple die cut inlay branch card.  It doesn’t get much easier than this.  I love the pink flower design in the die cut and that it so perfectly pops in the white layer.  Thanks for coming by and I hope you have a great day. 

 
5175-05D Flower #5 Die Cut
[ RBB ]
Neenah Cardstock, Neenah Heavyweight,…
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 5mm (1/4″)
[ ELH ]
ATG Kit, Advanced Tape Glider
[ ELH ]
Susan’s Garden 4pcs. all metal tool set
[ ELZ | ELH ]
Large Molding Pad (6.5″ X 12″/16.5mm…
[ ELZ ]
My Sweet Petunia MISTI Laser Etched…
[ ELH ]
My Sweet Petunia Mini MISTI Laser…
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 7mm (3/10″)
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 15mm (3/5″)
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 3mm (1/8″)
[ ELH ]
EK Tools, Precision 5 Inch Scissors…
[ ELH ]
Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, 3/8″ (4029)
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, Mini (3/16″)
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, Micro (1/8″)
[ ELH ]
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
[ ELH ]
ATG Double-Sided Refill Tape, 2 pk, 1/4″
[ ELH ]
Ranger Accents, Mini Glossy Accents
[ ELH ]
Ranger Accents, Glossy Accents
[ ELH ]
Creative Expressions Cosmic Shimmer…
[ ELH ]
Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate Glue, 4 oz.
[ ELH ]
Hero Arts Embossing Gun (Wagner)
[ ELH ]
Tonic Maxi 12 Inch Guillotine Paper…
[ ELH ]
Teflon Bone Folder
[ ELH ]
Tonic Comfort 8.5 Inch Guillotine…
[ ELH ]
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board 12×12
[ ELH ]
Scor-Pal Glitter Clean-Up Cloth
[ ELH ]
Memory Box Dies, Metal Adaptor Plate…
[ ELH ]
Sizzix Accessory – Standard Magnetic…
[ SZZ | SBC ]
Sizzix Accessory – Precision Base…
[ SZZ | SBC ]
Sizzix Big Shot White & Gray
[ ELH | SZZ | SBC ]
Dremel 7700-1/15 MultiPro 7.2-Volt…
[ AMZUS ]
 

Die Cut Easter Bunnies

Good Tuesday morning.  My project today is a sweet die cut Easter bunnies card that I made for the Splitcoaststampers Clean and Simple Challenge. The challenge this week was to make an Easter or spring celebration card.  I always enjoy creating scene cards using the Rubbernecker Stamps Bunnies.  For this card I paired the bunnies with the Grass, Grass #2, Small Flowers #1Small Butterflies set and framed it using the Rectangle Combo #3.

Come over to my blog to see how I made this card with die cut Easter bunnies.

The Frame and Grass

  • Cut the frames using white cardstock.
  • Attach the three largest sections together using double stick tape.
  • Cut the grass border and small grass sprigs using green cardstock.
  • Attach the grass border to the back of the frame using double stick tape.
  • Attach the grass sprigs to the back of the grass border using glossy accents.
  • Apply mounting tape to the back of the frame and attach it to the card base.

Color the Bunnies

  • Cut the bunnies using white cardstock.
  • Apply a light layer of Antique Linen ink to the bunny using a mini applicator.
  • Apply darker shading to the bunny using Vintage Photo ink and a mini applicator.
  • Apply mounting tape to the back of the bunnies and attach them to the card base and frame.

Come over to my blog to see how I made this pretty card with die cut Easter bunnies.

Finish the Scene

  • Cut the flowers using purple, yellow, pink and aqua cardstock.
  • Cut a section of the Leaf Group using green cardstock and cut the branches apart.
  • Tuck the small branches in behind the grass and attach to the card base using glossy accents.
  • Attach the tiny flowers to the branches using glossy accents.
  • Cut the small butterflies using purple, aqua and pink cardstock.
  • Attach the butterflies to the sky area using glossy accents.
  • Attach pre-made white Nuvo Crystal Drops to the center of each butterfly using glossy accents.

Come over to my blog to see how I made this pretty card with die cut Easter bunnies.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my die cut Easter bunnies card.  It is one of many that I have made using this sweet die set.  I appreciate you coming by and I hope you have a great day.

 
5207D Rectangle Combo OPC #3 Die Cut
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Bunnies Die 5142-01D
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Leaf Group die 5118D
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Tabed Grass Set Die Cut 5152-03D
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Small Butterflies Die 5147-08D
[ RBB ]
5210-04D Small Flowers #1
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5210-02D Grass #2 Die Cut
[ RBB ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock, Sour…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock, Sour…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock,…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock, Easter…
[ ELH ]
Bazzill COTTON CANDY Card Shoppe…
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Neenah Cardstock, Neenah Heavyweight,…
[ ELH ]
Ranger Distress Ink Pad, Antique Linen
[ ELH ]
Ranger Distress Ink Pad, Vintage Photo
[ ELH ]
Tonic Nuvo Crystal Drops, Gloss White
[ ELH ]
PanPastel Sofft Mini Applicators, 12 pk
[ ELH ]
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
[ ELH ]
Inky Antics Stencils, Cloud
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Elizabeth Craft Designs Susan’s…
[ ELH ]
Large Molding Pad (6.5″ X 12″/16.5mm…
[ ELZ ]
Judikins Eclipse Twins
[ ELH ]
My Sweet Petunia Mini MISTI Laser…
[ ELH ]
My Sweet Petunia MISTI Laser Etched…
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 7mm (3/10″)
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 15mm (3/5″)
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 25mm (1″)
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 5mm (1/4″)
[ ELH ]
Be Creative Tape, 3mm (1/8″)
[ ELH ]
EK Tools, Precision 5 Inch Scissors…
[ ELH ]
Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, 3/8″ (4029)
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, Mini (3/16″)
[ ELH ]
Glue Dots, Micro (1/8″)
[ ELH ]
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
[ ELH ]
ATG Double-Sided Refill Tape, 2 pk, 1/4″
[ ELH ]
ATG Kit, Advanced Tape Glider
[ ELH ]
Ranger Accents, Mini Glossy Accents
[ ELH ]
Ranger Accents, Glossy Accents
[ ELH ]
Creative Expressions Cosmic Shimmer…
[ ELH ]
Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate Glue, 4 oz.
[ ELH ]
Hero Arts Embossing Gun (Wagner)
[ ELH ]
Tonic Maxi 12 Inch Guillotine Paper…
[ ELH ]
Teflon Bone Folder
[ ELH ]
Tonic Comfort 8.5 Inch Guillotine…
[ ELH ]
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board 12×12
[ ELH ]
Scor-Pal Glitter Clean-Up Cloth
[ ELH ]
Memory Box Dies, Metal Adaptor Plate…
[ ELH ]
Sizzix Accessory – Standard Magnetic…
[ SZZ | SBC ]
Sizzix Accessory – Precision Base…
[ SZZ | SBC ]
Sizzix Big Shot White & Gray
[ ELH | SZZ | SBC ]
Dremel 7700-1/15 MultiPro 7.2-Volt…
[ AMZUS ]