INAS #117 Fancy Folds

 Good Morning,

We have a new challenge at International Art & Soul Challenge #117 "Fancy Folds".

Warning - There are a lot of photos so you might want to grab a cup of coffee or tea and join me.

I know that fall isn't here yet but I have been in a fall mood.  We have had some chilly nights here in Maryland and it is really making me look forward to fall.

Here is my card:

Lots of folds!  Here is what it looks like folded up and ready to mail.

When I worked on it, I laid it out flat. The paper I used was Carta Bella "Fall Break" and "Sweater Weather"

I used a stamp (that is one of my favorites) that I bought about 14 years ago. I used my square die from Spellbinders called Card Creator 8.

All of the things that I love about Autumn.  I love this time of year.

So yesterday was my birthday!  Whooo Hooo?  I can't believe I am 64 years old. How did that happen?  I feel like I am 18 but my body say no.  Anyway, all of the things that I use for crafts have been breaking.  First my computer, then my printer and my phone.  My husband gave me the best birthday present.  It is a new printer.  The thing that is cool about it is that you only have to change the ink every two years.

I put a bottle of the ink on top the printer so you could see how large it is. I am so excited!  Can't wait to use it.  My last printer printed 12x12 but I never used that feature.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Alphabet Challenge - L is for Leaves

Secret Stamper - #14 Creative Creases

Double Trouble - #92 Fun Fold

Cut It Up - #234 Fall is in the Air

Simply Create Too - #117 - Fall Leaves

DL ART Thankful Thursday - #285 - Fall Colors

Crafty Gals Corner - # 223 Hello Fall

Thank you so much for stopping by!  Please go to to see what my design team sisters have created.



  1. Happy birthday for yesterday Chriss and brilliant present.Fabulous card and fold love all the Autumn images and colours
    Carol x

  2. Happy Birthday Chriss, what a fantastic Birthday gift. Love the pretty fall fancy fold card, hugs, Lori m

  3. A lot of work went into this one and it looks beautiful. Hazel x

  4. Super cute card. Love the design.
    Valerija xx

  5. Happy Birthday Chriss! Your hubby gifted you with a fab printer! Such lovely Autumn card, beautiful images and folding!

  6. Chriss, congratulations on your birthday! I turned 70 this year and every time I look in the mirror I wonder what happened to that 38-yr old me!! I'm going strong, like you! Such a sweet hubby to buy you the printer. I keep hoping mine will break so I can get a new one with the ink tanks instead of cartridges. You are so lucky!!! Than you for sharing your great "fun fold" card with us at Double Trouble!!! -Donna

  7. What a great fold for a fall card... and you've covered Fall embellishments and sentiments for everything you can think of... it's strange how a flat photo of your fold makes it look fairly easy to assemble; but I've made a similar card and the folding is the trick... fun card. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and Creative Creases.

  8. Happy Birthday!! What a great card full of wonderful fall scenes just perfect for our Fall is in the Air theme! Great rich colors and such a fun design! So happy you shared with us at Cut it Up! ~Katrina

  9. Very fun card full of Fall fun!! That fold is absolutely awesome. Thank you for sharing with us at Double Trouble :)

  10. Great fun fold and all the images. So glad you shared over at Alphabet challenge, Crafty Gals Corner.

  11. Wow, I just love this wonderful fun fold card! This would be great to display during the fall season. Thank you for playing with us at the Creative Creases and Double Trouble Challenge and hope you can join in again soon.
    Secrets To Stamping
    Join my Creative Creases Challenge for fun folds!

  12. Wow, what a beautiful fall project! I like how you managed to fill this kind of folded card with so many unique paper snippets, and the fall colours you used are really wonderful. It makes me looking forward to the change of seasons even though I'm not particularly fond of the cold and rainy weather that comes with it. Thanks for joining the Alphabet challenge. And happy belated birthday!

    Hugs, Veronika

  13. Delightful fun fold card and perfect for Autumn, Chriss! Thank you for playing along with us at Double Trouble #92. (Lucky you with the new printer. Mine takes huge toner cartridges because it is a laser rather than an ink jet printer. They last forever.)

  14. Lovely autumn card - I really like the fun fold. Sounds like you had a great birthday as well! Thanks for joining us at The Alphabet Challenge. Deborah DT

  15. Beautiful autumn the fold & the colors. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble.

  16. A gorgeous autumnal card, I really love the colours on this one. Sall xx

  17. These cards are so much fun to decorate. You did a fabulous job!

    Thanks for sharing your Autumn-themed project with us at Cut it Up!


  18. Loving the fun folds in the card and the fall theme. Great entry for the Simply Create Too Challenge


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