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Fun-fold Valentine Pocket Card

This is a really easy fun-fold card to make for any occasion, but it really worked well for this handmade Valentine's Day card. I've included a full list of supplies and instructions for you. See below.

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Supplies & Dimensions: (see my YouTube video for how to put this card together)

Fun-fold Pocket Card

(makes two 4“ x 5 ½” cards)


· 12” x 12” double-sided heavy weight paper

· Contrasting paper for mat

· Solid paper for mat

· Sentiment stamp

· Die cuts or other embellishments

· Ribbon

· Die cutting machine, if needed for embellishment

· Scoring Board and bone folder

· Paper cutter or scissors

· Circle hole punch

· Ink

· Adhesive


· Cut 12” x 12” paper at 6” (pay attention to orientation if paper has a distinct pattern)

· Score one of the 6” x 12”pieces, starting at the top of the 12” long edge

o Score at 4” and 8“

o Turn the paper 90 degrees and score along long length at ½”

o Open pocket card and cut diagonally from inner-most, center score line to outer-most, bottom edge

o Cut along both sides of the bottom edge ½” scoreline, from tip to center, leaving the center, bottom section uncut to create the bottom flap of the pocket

o Fold up the bottom, center flap along scoreline

o Fold in each outside triangle along scoreline(s)

o Adhere the bottom of side triangle flaps to bottom ½” flap

o Adhere one side triangle flap to the other side triangle flap along one diagonal edge to create the pocket

o Embellish outside of pocket card

o Adhere solid mat to patterned mat and stamp a sentiment

o Punch a hole in the top/center of mat(s)

o Add a ribbon through the hole

o Sentiment mat will slide in and out of the pocket card

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