WooHoo! I’ve got an expanding greeting card you’ll want to learn how to make! Need a card with plenty of space for lots of people to sign or space to write a longer message? This card design is a great go-to idea!

Whether for birthday greeting cards, showers or retirements, this expanding greeting card provides lots of space to hold signatures. This unique card fold can also be adapted to a fun fold idea by adding designer paper to the panels.

Increase the size of your DIY cards without increasing postage. Wait until you see how easy this card is to make!

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Expanding Greeting Card Video Tutorial

The most frequently created DIY cards are birthday greeting cards. So grab a full sheet of cardstock and let’s get this expanding greeting card created!



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Expanding Greeting Card Details

There’s “So Much Happy” about today’s card! This Bundle includes the most amazing HAPPY die. Wait until you see it in action!


The Bundle includes dies for the balloons and the banners, too. I used my Stampin’ Blends Markers to add color to the banner tips. Stampin’ Up!’s color coordination makes designing a breeze!


Wondering how to adhere those narrow die cut letters? The new foam adhesive sheets can be die cut right along with the cardstock. Watch today’s video for tips on using them.


Decorate the tri-fold panels with simple images from the So Much Happy stamp set. Not only do the images bring continuity to your card but they brighten up the surrounding signatures and sentiments.


Cutting Dimensions

  • Whisper White (base): cut 2 @ 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
  • Coastal Cabana: 3 1/2″ x 4″
  • Calypso Coral: 3″ x 4″


I’m Moving!

The big day is here! After 8 weeks of renovations our new home is ready! I will be taking a week off from video production and blog posts starting July 27. But I’m coming back with a BANG! MARK YOUR CALENDAR for a special YouTube Premier with me on August 3!

I’ll be out of the office from Thursday, July 23 – August 3 unpacking and getting our home and my stamp studio ready. During this time, should you have questions or concerns, please contact Stampin’ Up! at 1-800-stamp-up. Their hours are Monday – Friday from 7AM – 7PM MT. They are ready and available to help!

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