Monday, October 14, 2013

My Take On A Diamond Fold Card

A friend shared this blog posting with me and challenged me to make the card, then show her how I did it. I am always up for a good challenge and to try something new. 

Here is the blog posting she shared with me. this is a diamond fold card and while I love the paper used to do this card, I know I didn't have anything like that in my stash so I had to come up with a new game plan. 

First I had to learn how to make the folds, (and fold it the right way) without ripping the paper.  That many folds, I knew I was bound to rip at least one area (and I did) before I got the fold figured out.

I used a Tim Holtz Vintage Shabby paper to complete my card.  Anyone who really knows me knows I am a pink girl, and this paper fit the bill perfectly. And, you also know that I like to do my own thing when I see a sample card I want to replicate.  And I did just that with this card. 

Here is my take on the Diamond Fold card.  This is a front view. 


Here is where I went rouge and did my own thing.  After I got the card all completed, I did not like how the card was laying.  So, with the help of a friend, I carefully glued the diamond folds together onto a card base.  While I still have the diamond fold, it created a whole new look for the card. 

I now have an interesting pop-up design without having to use the pop-dots, or a bobble of some type.  The card is very sturdy and should mail nicely.

What do you think?


  1. Beautiful card my friend . . .
    Much love, hugs, and friendship

  2. Hi Kimberly, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  3. Pretty card, love the diamond fold! It looks fabulous! BIF

  4. Cool beans never seen the diamond technique TFS from the BIF group
    can't wait to see you at my blog!!!!
    created 2B Unique -Haidee

  5. This card is cute. I like the diamond fold on it. Thanks for sharing. Shannon BIF

  6. Cute card. I love that technique, Will have to try it.
    Thanks for sharing!

  7. Great idea, will definitely try that too :)

    Hugs from Linda (BIF)

  8. Beautiful card and what a great idea.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca (BIF)


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