What a fun card!  I have had a great number of people requesting the instructions for making Elizabeth McConner’s cute fund fold butterfly card.  Well, here it is! I made my version a Christmas Card.  The first view shows the cards standing the second view as folded and ready for an envelope.  I decorated all four of the little diamond squares, leaving one of them without the DSP so I could sign the card and add a few words. 


This design is so clever, and you can get two cards out of a standard piece of paper.   This next view show the front of the card and second view shows the back of the card that I made. 


The Inspiration card is by Elizabeth McConner who says she saw the card on Pinterest originally.  Elizabeth is a newer member of my team, from Nevada City, California, Great Job Elizabeth!!  You can reach Elizabeth at elizabethlmason@yahoo.com  

Here is the diagram of the scoring and folding of the card I promised. 



Supplies and Measurements for today’s fun fold Christmas card from SWAPS:

  • My card base is 4” by 10 Inches Scored and folded at 2” down the length of the card, then in 2” on either end and lastly, in the 6” center panel of the card base from 2”’ at the top to 1” on the center portion at the center score line repeated 4X one time for each corner section of the 6” center of the card base. (see above)
  • For the Center panel Sentiment piece 2 5/8” square for the outside color card stock matt and 2 pieces of basic white 2 1//2” Square
  • For the side squares: Cut 4 – 1 7/8” Square basic White Matt cut 4 – 1 ¾” Square Color Card Stock DSP cut 3 – 1 5/8” Square


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