Here is what you will need:
-5 1/2 inch x 7 1/4 inch piece of paper (this will be the base of your card)
-coordinating patterned paper (I'm using the Family Outings paper pack)
-a focal point for the card front
-ribbon or twine
Line up the 5 1/2 x 7 1/4 inch paper the long way on your Scor-pal. Score at 1 1/2 inches on both sides.
From patterned paper, cut a 5 1/2 inch x 4 inch piece. Adhere to the middle panel, between the 2 score lines. This will become the inside of your card.
Cut 2 pieces of patterned paper, 1 1/5 inches x 5 1/2 inches. Adhere to the front of the 2 folded sides.
Create your focal point by cutting paper 3 inches x 4 inches. I matted this piece with more paper, but you can creative here. Add a border punch, round the corners, whatever you feel like doing! I added a Momenta clear layered sticker to this paper. This will become the 'front' of my card.
I adhered pop dots to the left side of this panel, in the upper left and lower left corners. I added this to my folded card using just the side pop dots. You don't want to adhere all 4 corners or you will not be able to open the tri-fold card. Tie a piece of twine or ribbon around the card to hold it closed.
When you want to open the card, untie the twine. The front panel will fold open to reveal the inside of the card.
I added a sentiment box to the inside of my card. You could add a stamped image, another clear layered sticker or just a handwritten note inside.
This will fit into a standard A2 envelope, you just might need to add extra postage. Or maybe hand deliver it if your layers get too big!
Tomorrow is the first day of the school year for my kids...the routine starts again! Yeah!! I hope you're having a great week so far...thanks for stopping by!