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Flowering Dogwood Fold Out Card and Flower making Tutorial

Eyes will pop, jaws will drop when the person receiving this card opens it. By the end of this tutorial you will be able to make one just like this, believe me, it’s a lot easier than you think!!!

Bring a new sense of style and design to all of your one of a kind handmade cards using interactive foldout card bases! Fancy fold cards are now easily achieved without the extra fuss of measuring, scoring and figuring out how the pieces fit together! With these easy to use premade card bases, simply fold along the scored lines and set about the fun part of decorating!

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Let's get started!


Choose the  6" x 6" card fronts from the paper pad that you wish to use on your card. Trim them so they will be 1/8 of an inch smaller than the fold out card panel.

Using the border dies decide which ones you want to use where on your card.

Lay the die on top of the card with a piece of white card stock under it, using tape secure them in place.

Run them through the die machine and cut out.

 This is what it will look like. They do not need to cover the length of the card so don’t worry about that part.

Do the same thing with the designer paper. You can cut 2 at one time so you can cover both front and back.

TOP TIP: Be sure to put the fronts of the papers together before cutting if you do the back and front of a panel at once.

With everything cut out you are now ready to glue everything in place.

For the back panel cut the HCD1-7144 Medallion die out of white card stock

Glue this on the back of the back panel then adhere to the card.

Your card is now ready to decorate.

Stamp the flowers and leaves on white card stock with Bamboo Leaves Memento ink.

Color the leaves with Bamboo Leaves and high light the edges with Distress ink Peeled Paint.

Color the flowers with Brilliance Orchid, on the edge highlight with the Walnut Stain

Stamp the Branches and color in, use the Tombow blender pen for small areas.

Cut the frame apart.

Stamp the Doves on white card stock with Encore Metallic Silver ink, apply glue all over them and add the Crystal Clear glitter.

Mist the flowers and leaves with water and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

With all the flowers and leaves shaped and dry, you are ready to adhere to the card.

You are ready now to add White Crystal Drops and glitter to all the flowers and leaves. 

Don't miss our video HERE where you can learn how to create beautiful Flowering Dogwoods too. Have lots of crafty fun making Fold Out Cards, they are such fun to make and look stunning when complete. We would love to see what you make, share your projects with us on our Facebook page!

  By design team member Olga Jewell

Supplies used to create this fabulous project:

6" x 6" Fold Out Cards - White

Fleur Border Basics Die

Decorative Medallion Die

Flowering Dogwood Paper Pad

Flowering Dogwood and Doves Cling Stamp set

Flowering Dogwood and Doves Die

Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp 

Flowering Dogwood Die

Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp set

Flowering Dogwood Branches Die 

Dries Clear Adhesive

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Spellbinders Tool n' One

Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter

Lettuce Entertain You Prills

Brilliance Ink - Pearlescent Orchid

Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves

Tombow Dual Brush Marker

Metal Tip for Adhesives

Stamp Mat Pad

Funnel Tray

Sizzix Vagabond 2

Other Supplies: Distress inks Peeled Paint and Walnut Stain


Simply beautiful, Olga! What talent you this card!
Friday 18th of August 2017 06:08 AM
Absolutely stunning. I'm new to HC and only have the Deluxe Flower Shaping Tool Kit and just yesterday got my 4 die sets for making the foldout cards. I am a die fanatic since my arthritic hands can't do a lot of fussy cutting and I have to say, I am VERY impressed with the design, style and quality of HC products. Impressive!!! Love your project and hope to use ideas from your post. Tutorials are wonderful, especially videos since I'm a visual learner. Thank You and have a wonderful day!!!
Friday 18th of August 2017 07:20 AM
Such a stunning project Olga.... Thanks for the detailed tutorial.
Friday 18th of August 2017 08:14 AM
Love this card!
Friday 18th of August 2017 11:29 AM