Fold-A-Long Butterfly Card - video tutorial

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's video. Today's card making video features the #Sizzix Fold-A-Long Butterfly dies by Jen Long. The Butterfly Fold-A-Long dies make a lovely little card. However, to accentuate the beauty of the butterfly, I chose to attach the Fold-A-Long Butterfly card to the front of an A2 size card. Let's get started...


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View the "how-to" video here or click on the image below.


Supplies & Dimensions:

  • White A2 card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

  • Papers for A2 card front

  • "Bright Splash" 12" x 12" sheet by Colorbok, cut at 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

  • White patterned paper mat by Recollections, cut at 3 3/4" x 5"

  • "Card, Butterfly Fold-A-Long" metal dies by Jen Long for Sizzix (665401)

  • Cut "Bright Splash" card stock 4" x 12" for Fold-A-Long card base

  • Score at 6" (see video for die placement regarding the fold line)

  • Run Fold-A-Long through die cutting machine to create the Fold-A-Long card base

  • Cut detailed wings and bodies/antennae out of black card stock, adhere to Fold-A-Long butterfly (as shown in video)

  • Cut out oval and emboss with Darice "Henna" embossing folder. Ink oval with Distress Inks.

  • Add Tim Holtz "Small Talk" stickers to oval

  • Adhere oval to inside of Fold-A-Long card base (see video)

  • Adhere Fold-A-Long Butterfly card to the front of the matted, A2 card

  • Embossing folder / embossed oval die cut

  • Darice "Henna" embossing folder

  • Tim Holtz "Small Talk" stickers

  • Versafine "Onyx black ink (used for inside, stamped sentiment)

  • Clear stamp (inside sentiment)

  • Martha Stewart Scoring Board

  • Waterbrush

  • Distress Inks: Wild Honey and Spiced Marmalade

  • Sizzix Big Shot die cutting machine

  • Sizzix Texture Boutique

  • Silicone mat (my "go to" is a round, microwave silicone mat)

  • Ad tech Crafter's Tape permanent tape runner

  • Aleene's Tacky Glue

  • Foam tape


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