Three Z-Fold Card Ideas

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

The first pair of z-fold card ideas was one of my three May/June 2020 Club and Free Card Kit projects. Now my club and free card kit program runs on a two-month cycle. So, for the May/June projects, I generally have to choose if I’m going to show retiring products or new products.

May is a great time to share products that are retiring and in June sharing new products is the way to go! These last few months have been super busy and so I’ve found myself a bit behind schedule. That said, this post is coming out quite a bit later than usual so I’m featuring BOTH retired and new products in my projects!

This first pair of cards are made with the Painted Harvest Stamp Set, Stitched Shapes dies and the ornate floral embossing folder. This stamp set retired as of June 3, 2020, but fortunately, the other products are still available.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

These two cards also feature two of the now-retired 2018 – 2020 In Colors. The card base here is made with Pineapple Punch cardstock, one of these retired colors.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

The sunflower, is created using two images that lay over one another. The two colors used are Pineapple Punch and Pumpkin Pie.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

This next card uses the fern images in the Painted Harvest Stamp Set and is also created using two-step stamping.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

The color scheme here is Call me Clover, Shaded Spruce and Early Espresso. The card base is made with, Call me Clover, one of the now retired 2018 – 2020 In Colors.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

If you receive free card kits from me for purchases in May/June 2020, the kit you’ll receive will include the parts and pieces to make either (or both) of the Pineapple Punch or Call Me Clover cards above.

This next card features my absolute favorite set in the new 2020 -2021 Annual Catalog! I’ve been having so much fun with the Forever Fern Stamp Set!

Even though I love the first two cards I think this one is my favorite of these three z-fold card ideas.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

The other featured product here is the Tasteful Textile embossing folder. I think this is going to be my new go-to folder, right up there with the Subtle 3-D embossing folder. It’s just so versatile!!!

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

Here’s my z-fold card all the way open. You’ll want to burnish your score lines well on all of these z-fold cards to help them lay flat.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

My sentiment image is also from the Forever Fern stamp set. It’s heat embossed with gold embossing powder. I love this added accent of gold combined with the gold twine which is also part of the Forever Greenery suite of products.

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing all three of my z-fold card ideas today!

Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

Learn how you can get FREE Card Kits!

Would you like to get FREE project kits in the mail? I’d love to send you some! Plus, first-time customers get all three kits no matter how small your purchase size!

You can get free kits from me through my FREE Card Kits program or get DOUBLE KITS when you join my Online Stamp Club! It’s just one of the ways I thank my customers for purchasing products through my online store! Click on the links above to learn more!

At the end of this post, you’ll find a video tutorial plus dimensions and supply lists for these cards. The supply list includes links to my online store for your convenience!

Thanks for spending some time with me today and Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


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Learn how to make these three z-fold card ideas in my video tutorial:

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Project Dimensions:

Forever Fern Card

  • Garden Green Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 2-1/8″ & 4-1/4″
  • Large Pretty Peacock Layer: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Dry Embossed Pretty Peacock Layer: 3-3/4″ x 5″
  • Water Color Paper Focal Piece: 2-5/8″ x 2-5/8″
  • Vellum Cardstock 3-1/4″ x 3-1/4″
  • Pool Party Layer: 3″ x 3″
  • Basic Black Strip: 1-1/8″ x 4″
  • Whisper White Inside Layer: 3-3/4″ x 5″

Painted Harvest Cards

  • Pineapple Punch or Call Me Clover Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 2-1/8″ & 4-1/4″
  • Large Whisper White Layer: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Dry Embossed Whisper White Layer: 3-3/4″ x 5″
  • Vellum Cardstock 3-1/4″ x 3-1/4″
  • Pineapple Punch or Call Me Clover Layer: 3″ x 3″
  • Mango Melody or Shaded Spruce Strip: 1-1/8″ x 4″
  • Whisper White Inside Layer: 3-3/4″ x 5″
  • Whisper White Scrap for Focal Piece

Project Supplies:

Forever Fern Card


Painted Harvest Cards



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I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

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