Poinsettias in Plaid… and How To Make the Perfect Tag Every Time

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The Poinsettia Petals stamp set is absolutely gorgeous – and so many possibilities! This Z fold card design is perfect because the pretty card front shows not only when the card is closed, but also when it’s open.

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To make a Z fold card is simple:

  1. Cut card base to regular size (5 1/5″ x 8 1/2″)
  2. Score in half at 4 1/4″ as usual. Score again at 2 1/8″ (halfway across the card front). 
  3. Fold in Z shape and decorate as desired. The front panel on this card is 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″ – be sure to use adhesive only on the half that contacts the folded card front!

What to do when your greeting is too small for your large Rectangle die? Trim it down! The Rectangle Dies have fabulous stitching along the edges – so you’ll want to use the die twice on the strip to keep the stitching marks along the new smaller edge. Just run the die back through the machine, slightly over to the side.

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Are you loving the felt embellishments on this card? Me, too!! I’ve fallen in love with the Felt Sheets (still available in the Year End Closeout Sale!). My favorite way to attach them is with the Adhesive Sheets. 

The short tip is to apply the adhesive sheet to the back of the felt, then use the die to cut your shape. I like to cut from the back side in this case, so you’re sure the die will cleanly cut through both the adhesive sheet and the felt. I need to run mine back and forth a few times to be sure it’s cut cleanly.

If you’d like a video lesson on Adhesive Sheets, I actually used them on another project recently, as part of Episode 48 of my Holiday Helper video series.

View below or use the link to view directly on my LovenStamps YouTube channel. Don’t forget to subscribe while you’re there!

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