An Easy Arrow Fold Card, A Fun Fold

First, let me apologize for the sound quality. as I dropped my camera and broke it, so had to go to my back-up. It’s terrible, and I’m not making another video until I get my replacement camera.
To make this arrow fold card (that I saw on Mixed Up Craft), start with a 12″ x 6″ card stock scored at 6″. Make a mark with a pencil at 3″ on the bottom which is the exact middle of the card. Then make a mark on both sides at 2″ and 4″. Make sure your card is open before doing the next step.  Score from the top edge to the center 3″ mark at the bottom on both the left and right sides. Make sure you are right on the edge at the top score, so you have a good arrow. Then score from the 2″ and 4″ marks to the bottom center 3″ mark. I used 65 lb. paper that needed to be lined on the back, but worked great for the scoring.
After you’ve made your scores, fold the outer scores under, first with your fingers, then once the fold is in place, use your bone folder to make sure it’s crisp. The next fold is folded up, and you’ll use your ruler to lay against the score so you can make sure your fold is clean..then the scores closest to the center of the card, fold under. Next step is to use papers to line it with. 6 x 6″ paper pads work really well for this.
For the bottom layer of paper, cut 5 1/2″ across the top and 5 5/8″ on the sides. You’ll put a pencil mark on the bottom center at 2 3/4″ then draw a line from that mark to the top left and top right corners. Then cut this out. I showed doing it with a paper trimmer as well as with scissors, so you can choose which method works best for you. Keep the side pieces as they will also go on your card.
The top layer of paper is 5″ across the top by 5 3/8″ tall. You’ll make a mark on the bottom at 2 1/2″ and draw marks with your pencil to the top left and top right corners so your center is a V.
Erase the pencil marks once you’ve cut out the V. Glue the layers of card that you’ve cut out and glue those to the card. I used Tombow Mono Adhesive. The papers I used were from a retired Stamipin’ Up paper stack set.
I used a retired Stampin’ up ink called Blush Blossom and a dauber to distress the edges  of the “V”. I used a die to put my sentiment on from a Spellbinders set called DOMMarch 2018, and then laid a 1/4″ strip of the same peach card stock on the center of the V then laid the sentiment on foam squares over the center of the strip I’d adhered. I used a small flower peg stamp from the set called Sweet Song of Spring that you can buy individually from pegstamps.com.
I stamped the little flower on the sentiment and on the white edges of the V. The stamp set I used for the sentiment was from Hero Arts and was called Friend L351. I stamped another sentiment inside the card from the same set, and since it was a long one, put it on my ruler so it was straight (and to show you that you don’t have to have a long acrylic block to stamp a long sentiment.) I showed how to cut the sentiment in half if you don’t have the space for a long sentiment. I bend the sentiment in half and decide which word is closest to the center, then snip the stamp in half there. You can always put it back together if you want to stamp it in its original length. I used Baroque Burgundy ink from Stampin’ Up to stamp the sentiment (that’s also retired.)
I put some wet glue under my fold so it looked more professionally done.

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