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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Never-Ending Card of Thanks

Today I have this amazing creation to share with you. It's a never ending card!  Seriously!! It is so cool.  This is the front, you open the two side parts to find......

....this beautiful card! Then the upper and lower (blue) squares fold back to reveal this.....

Isn't this darling? You could write a nice sentiment or note here.  But it hasn't ended yet. The two sides fold back and then you have......

...yet another wonderful greeting of gratitude!  But you're not done yet!!!  The top and bottom fold back to reveal the very first portion of the card. Isn't that cool??  What a great way to let someone know how very grateful you are to have them in your life.

Creating it is simpler than it seems.  The finished card measures 5"x5".  You start by cutting 4 pieces of cardstock that are 5"x2.5". Score each of of the 4 pieces 1" from the edge of the short sides.

Lay 2 of the pieces down with the length horizontal as pictured below.

Apply adhesive to the corners. Be certain that the adhesive does not cross the score line and only goes about half way down the short end. In the image below the black squares are where you apply the adhesive.

Now line up and lay the other 2 pieces on top of these with the length being vertical this time (see image below).  Be certain that the corners line up and the two pieces meet flush in the center.

You now have the base for your never-ending card. You can decorate and embellish it as you please!

For my card, I used a digital kit called Thankful by Elise's Pieces, Owl Fall for You by Paper Garden Projects, and brown Bazzill cardstock. I made this card for the current Card Caravan Challenge at The Hybrid Chick.The theme is Thankful. Why don't you join in?

Happy crafting!

Shared at:
City Craftter
Digital Tuesday
Scrap Creations
Loves Rubber Stamps
Party Time Tuesday
Shopping our Stash
Through the Craft Room Door
Six Sisters


  1. very cool card! Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week!!

  2. Wow! What an amazing card! Thanks for the tutorial too! Love the great variety of papers and images and embellishments you used! So glad you shared your creation with us at SOS this week!

  3. These are so super cute and I love the images and the great fall colors, thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  4. love your sweet card! thanks for sharing it with us at CCCB!

  5. How clever this is ... beautifully done ... Thanks for sharing at CCCB

  6. Your card is so cute!
    Thanks for playing with us at Through The CraftRoom Door this week.

  7. Very cool card, love all the secrets. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at the colourQ!

  8. Such a fun card, Cathy, love all the things you did to make this card! Thanks for joining in the fun at the colourQ this week.

  9. What a very cool card! And thanks for sharing the instructions! So glad you joined us at colourQ!

  10. What a clever idea - my mum makes cards a lot - I'm going to share this idea with her for sure :)

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

  11. This is a great idea and the card is really unique! I love how you were able to incorporate so much into it! Thanks so much for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

  12. wow what a great card! I'm not sure I'd have the patience (or ability LOL) to make it, but I love it to pieces!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Shopping our Stash!

    *crafty hugs!*


  13. What fun card -- just perfect for never-ending thanks! Great use of the colors! Thanks for playing at ColourQ!

  14. I just love the looks of your cards. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

  15. What a fun card, I can imagine that whomever gets it will enjoy figuring all the different agles out :-) Thanks for the instructions too.

  16. What an awesome card!!! Thanks so much for sharing this week at CCCB :-)

  17. So cool! I would love to have you come share this or any of your great ideas at the link party on ‘Or so she says…' There’s one going on right now (and every Saturday – Tuesday). Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

  18. What a fun kind of card to make! So glad you shared your card with us at Party Time Tuesdays - hope to see you playing along with us again soon! :)

  19. Beautiful!! I love this idea - I need to stop and make one!! Thanks for playing with Loves RUbberstamps!!


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