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Christmas in July Card Folder - And It's a Kit To Go

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to my Christmas in July Kick Off!  And thanks to fellow demonstrator Tanja Rath from Germany (I think) for sharing her inspiration! Her folder needed 12x12 cardstock and I modified it so we could use 8-1/2x11 cardstock ....which means you can make this with the coordinating Cardstock Pack...WOO HOO! Here's Tanja's link to her project.

DSCN6075I layered up the insides and pockets. Tomorrow's post will show the cards I created to go inside!

This is Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper is PERFECT for a little mass producing. BIG benefits with this holiday paper pack - 24 sheets, 4 each of 6 double-sided designs which means you have plenty of LIKE cards and folders. A normal pack is 12 sheets, 2 each of 6 designers. NOTE - the paper is lighter weight than typical SU Designer Paper. Which I find nice for making envelopes too.

Video Tutorial up later today! Update! Here it is:

 

 

AND it's a Kit to Go! Click here for details!

Now for the Measurements!

For the Folder: 11 x 7. Score along the 11" side at 5-1/8" and 5-7/8"

  Folder onlyGarden Green Cardstock: (3) cut at 5" x 6-7/8"
Cherry Cobber Cardstock: (3) cut at 4-7/8" x 6-3/4"
This is Christmas Designer Paper: (1) cut at 4-3/4" x 6-5/8"

Envelope Pocket: Very Vanilla Cardstock cut at 5-1/4" x 6"

Score on 3 sides (2 short, 1 long) at 1/2" and 3/4". Cut out the corners as shown in the greyed out sections. (my drawing not to scale but gives you the idea!)

Pocket for envelops

 Layers:
Cherry Cobbler 4-3/8" x 4-3/8"
Designer Paper 4-1/4" x 4-1/4"
Lace Overlay. (2)  Cherry Cobbler 4-3/8 x ~3" for die cut sections

Card Pocket: Very Vanilla cut at 4-3/8" x 6-1/8".
Score on 3 sides (2 short, 1 long) at 1/2" and 7/8". Cut out the corners as shown in the greyed out sections. (my drawing not to scale but gives you the idea!)

Pocket for cardsLayers:
Cherry Cobbler 4-1/4" x 3-3/8"
Designer Paper 4-1/8" x 3-1/4"
Cherry Cobbler for lace overlay: 4-1/4 x ~ 3-3/8". Die cut lace overlay.

Label for front - Die cut sizes and stamp sentiment and image from Oh, What Fun stamp set. Add jewel accents.

General Instructions:
Folder - Adhere ribbon to front of folder using Fast Fuse Tape. Add Front Layers overtop of Ribbon( ~ 20" Lace Ribbon )
Inside - glue inside layers.

Pockets - before folding - add layers. It's easier to add while flat ;).
Fold up sides and use Tear and Tape or Fast Fuse to add pockets.

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