Friday, September 28, 2007

Holiday Themed File Folder

I have always been intrigued by the file folder type of card. I've tried including smaller folders on cards, but didn't like the results. Well, this morning, in my daily blog perusal I happened upon Beate's weekend sketch challenge, featuring file folders! She included a very detailed photo tutorial. These are very easy to make. It's actually kind of funny how this one was set in motion. I was following the tutorial and saw that I needed a 5.5x7.25 piece of paper. I scanned around the computer and the first piece of paper that I could cut to make those dimensions was this piece of Bravo Burgundy. From there, I remembered that I had some (a full pack still...) of last year's Holiday Thyme. I knew Burgundy was in there, so that came out. Plus, this card type allowed me to use my nestabilities (which, I am OBSESSED with) and my new 5/8'' burgundy grosgrain. The word joy on here is a mix of several gel-a-tins sets. I used the 1" Roman alphabet for the J and Y. The snowflake is from mini retro flakes. The circle surrounding the snowflake is from You Spin Me Round

Supplies:Stamps: 1" Roman Alphabet, mini Retro Flakes, and You Spin Me round by gel-a-tins, In My Thoughts
Ink: Bravo Burgundy, Old Olive, Cranberry Crisp
Paper: Bravo Burgundy, Old Olive, Very Vanilla, Holiday Thyme
Accessories: burgundy 5/8'' grosgrain, stickles
Tools: corner rounder, oval nestabilities


  1. These are WONDERFUL cards! How FUN! I love Christmas! I can't wait to make my cards this year!

  2. Great job on these file folder cards ... very cute.

  3. these are gorgeous cards, i love the file shape card :)

  4. Excellent card! I looked at the weekend sketch and though "meh, I'll skip that" then I saw your and now I really want to make one!!!

  5. This is beautiful! Thanks so much for trying it out! Hugs and smiles