Tuesday, 8 June 2021

70th Birthday Napkin Fold Card

The Butterfly Challenge this time is 'N for Napkin Fold'.  I haven't seen this fold before, but Mrs A has put the instructions HERE.  I decided to use all elements of the challenge - Napkin Fold/ Navy Blue/Naples Yellow/New York Pink/Numbers
+ a Butterfly. (The light is not very good today, so not the best of photos.)

I had a little mishap when I messed up the measuring for the scoring of the card base. (Senior Moment!)  There was a slight gap in the middle between the two front pieces, instead of them overlapping, so I added an extra panel down the middle, attached to the left hand side.  The patterned paper is from an old paper pad which I think came a magazine cover gift and the number dies I used came from The Works. The card is kept closed with a piece of pink organza ribbon, attached at the back of the card.

The card opens with the Napkin element in the middle of the card. I added two white Simply Creative 'Butterfly' die cuts to the side panels.

The 'Napkin' opens up to reveal the sentiment and a place for the message.

I am joining in the following challenges:







17 comments:

  1. Super Napkin card. Your little mishap makes for a nice alternative to the closing. Love the paper combination making the pattern up. So pretty. Thankyou for coming and spinning the butterfly wheel with me this challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. Great fold isn't it and so much fun to make. x

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    1. I love the fold. It took me a while to get my head round how to make it, but I got there in the end. xx

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  3. This looks absolutely impossibly challenging Liz and you have made a really pretty card with the pink/duck egg blue patterned papers and the little accident was fixed very cleverly with the added panel and held together so beautifully with the pink organza ribbon and I love the white butterflies within. x

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  4. What a wonderful card, I really love the design!
    xxx

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  5. A brilliant fold,your papers are gorgeous

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  6. Brilliant napkin fold card Liz..

    Anne

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  7. Hi Liz

    What a great finished look .. .. .. your card looks stunning and so special when open.

    It looks very intricate and impressive. Great way to display a sentiment.

    Hope all is well with you.

    Love Jules xx

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  8. It is a great fold, Liz. It seems challenging for me, but I LOVE your card. Congrats for using all the elements for Butterfly challenge. Kisses!!!

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  9. This is beautiful Liz and a great colour combination too.

    Sue xx

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  10. Wow LIz...this is a xxfabulous card with that surprise when you open it. One I have not heard of before . You are queen of the fancy folds I think!

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  11. A fantastic fold with lovely papers. I especially love those lacy butterflies.

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  12. WOW! Liz, an awesome card for a special birthday, pretty papers also and who would know a mishap happened? Love it.
    Faith x

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  13. Wow! Fabulous card. Love the design.
    Valerija xx

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  14. Beautifully constructed card design and I love all the pretty patterns of the layers.

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  15. What a fabulous card Liz really fab fold you're so good at these hugs Sue x

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