Ready to learn how to make a fabulous greeting card with a drapery fold technique? It’s a fancy fold card handmade with love!

The drapery fold card instructions in today’s video are specific to designer papers with a pattern. No more upside patterns when creating your handmade cards!

While my two samples provide themes for love cards, use this fun drapery fold card idea for any occasion. And don’t miss my free downloadable drapery card template below!

A Drapery Fold Card Video Tutorial

The best card making supplies make creating a breeze! I’ll walk you through how to make this drapery fold card and showcase the beautiful designer papers Stampin’ Up! offers.

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A Drapery Fold Card | Details

One of the most popular suites in the annual catalog is called Forever Greenery. And for good reason! This suite of products include lush greenery images and designer paper options with gold accents. You’ll find this suite on pages 108-110.

This drapery fold card would make a beautiful wedding card.

Stampin’ Up!’s double-sided designer papers are both full of versatility and made of the highest quality. Patterns with exclusive colors coordinate with ink pads and accessories. These two features are not only noticeable in today’s drapery fold card but make creating easier. Whether you wish to create drapery folds or pleats, as I’ve done on my second card below, the template I’m providing will make cutting and scoring easy.

This drapery fold is easy to make and it all starts with beautiful designer paper.

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Garden Green (base): 4 1/4″ x 11″, score at 5 1/2″
  • Whisper White: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″
  • Pear Pizzazz: 4″ x 4″
  • Designer Paper: 4 3/4″ x 10″
  • Ribbon: 2 pieces @ 5″

A Drapery Fold Card | Idea #2

Take a closer look at this fold on this card and you’ll see the drapery fold appears as pleats. Using designer paper with a direction doesn’t mean you have to discard the other piece. Flip it over and use the pleats for another fun fold card!

A Drapery Fold card can be made cute with this adorable snail sent with love!

Keep the greetings and images simple so the focus remains on the fold. I used the new Mini Catalog Bundle “Snailed It” for this cheerful card, perfect for any age!

Whether you choose to use the designer paper “drapery fold side up” or “pleat side up”, I’m sure you’ll agree this is just another wonderful use for Stampin’ Up!’s award winning double-sided designer papers.

You can change the paper to fit any occasion for your drapery fold card.

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Real Red (base): 4 1/4″ x 11″, score at 5 1/2″
  • Blushing Bride (layer): 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Thick Whisper White: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″
  • Designer Paper: 4 3/4″ x 10″
  • Ribbon: 2 pieces @ 5″

A Drapery Fold Card | Free Downloadable Template

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