Trimming The Town - Dutchdoor Fancy Fold

Today I'm sharing a Dutchdoor Fancy Fold card I created.  I really love how this card turned out and absolutely love the colour combination of Pool Party and Poppy Parade!

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  1. Cut Pool Party cardstock 4 1/4" x 9" and score at 3 1/2"
  2. Cut Pool Party cardstock 2" x 8 1/2" and score at 2 1/8" and 6 3/8" - fold flaps towards the middle.
  3. Adhere to the bottom of the card aligning the bottom edge and side edges using Stampin' Seal.
  4. Cut Poppy Parade cardstock 3 3/8" x 4 1/8"
  5. Cut Designer Series Paper 3 1/4" x 4" and adhere to Poppy Parade cardstock.
  6. Wrap ribbon around bottom of piece approximately 3/4" from bottom and tie a knot on the left hand side.
  7. Cut 2 pieces of Whisper White cardstock 2" x 3 3/4".  Cut one of the pieces using the curved tree die border die. Adhere to the second piece using Stampin' Seal.
  8. Adhere to the card base using Stampin' Seal.
  9. Stamp snowflakes on Whisper White piece using Pool Party ink.
  10. Colour trees using Wink of Stella.
  11. On scraps of Whisper White cardstock, stamp a small tree, car and house using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  Cut out using dies.
  12. Colour using Stampin' Blends - I used Poppy Parade for the car; Old Olive and Crumb Cake for the tree and Pool Party, Poppy Parade and Daffodil Delight for the house.
  13. Adhere to card base using Mini Dimensionals for the tree and Dimensionals for the house and car.
  14. Cut out using your trimmer sentiments from Designer Series Paper - they are 1/8" wide.
  15. Adhere to bottom left using Mini Dimensionals
  16. Cut out 2 pieces of Poppy Parade cardstock 1 7/8" x 2"
  17. Cut out 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper 1 3/4" x 1 7/8"
  18. Adhere the Designer Series Paper to the Poppy Parade pieces using Stampin' Seal.
  19. Adhere to the card base on each bottom flap using Stampin' Seal.
  20. Cut Whisper White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  21. Stamp sentiment using Poppy Parade and tree using Tuxedo Black Memento ink.  Colour tree using Old Olive and Crumb Cake.
  22. Adhere to the inside of the card using Stampin' Seal

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