Sleepytime Dreams

Front - CUI decided to play with one of my new stamps and dies set from Art Impressions Tryfolds collection called Welcome Little One.

Tryfold -from aboveI started by following the instructions that came with the set and cut an 4 ½ x 11 inches piece of yellow cardstock and scored it at 3 5/8 inches from two long ends to come-up with a trifold card that is 4 ½ by 3 5/8 inches. You stamp the large crib first to the outside panel and die cut out the slats and crib opening. Next, using a stamping platform, I lined up the teddy bear stamp with the opening in the crib onto the second panel. Stamped and die cut as with first panel. Again, using the stamping platform, I lined up the baby stamp with the card close seeing through the openings in both panels. I stamped using Tuxedo Black memento ink.

Panel 2 - CU

Using watercolor pencils, I colored all the images. I went back and stamped sentiments onto each panel. The card was cute, but lacked some pizzazz, so I trimmed the stamped images down some and adhered to Prima Bedtime Story journaling notecards. Because the middle 3rd panel was a 3 x 4 inches card, I had to fold the two larger 4 x 6 inches cards at 1 ½ inches and tape the middle panel to the tabs of the other panels. Final card size is 4 x 4 ½ inches.

Panel 3

Using the teddy bear stamp, I used the Dapper Denim inkpad to stamp the envelope flap and I then colored the teddy bear only in the image with watercolor pencil.

Front Cover - Envelope

If you enjoyed this tri-fold card, check out some of my other trifolds:






  • 1/4 inch clear double-sided tape

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