November 23, 2009

Hot Chocolate Folder Card

Here is how you do it:

I was looking for a card that I could give the men at work for Christmas that was just a little more than a card yet not a gift. This is what I came up with and I love it. It is simple to do and looks masculine to boot. I will add the cut file in the next couple of days from my Gypsy. I want to play with the flap a little more before I post as I would like to give the pocket just a little more room. Hot chocolate takes up a lot of space and I want to make sure the pocket doesn't pop open.

After cutting (note I have a couple of different snowflakes available - you choose you're favorite) score the card before folding. You should be able to do about 4 score marks on the card itself - 4 1/4" from right, and 3 more score marks to the left of that about a sharp pencil tip away from each other(I designed the top a little wider) allowing it to close without a gap showing the contents of the card. The flap should be scored and turned up. Use a strong adhesive so the flap will not pop open and shake the contents of the milk chocolate so it fits in the flap better..

You can decorate the card with whatever artwork you want, the main card is from George and Basic Shapes and the lettering is from A Childs Year. The art I chose is from Joys of the Season and the heading from Winter Woodland. Enjoy.

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