Love Cats Valentine Fun Fold

Happy Monday…I’m sharing the last of my Valentine’s today with two fun fold cards using the same measurements but different orientation.  I used the Love Cats stamp set for both.  Let’s start with this one…

Stampin' Up! Love Cats Valentine Fun Fold - Rosanne Mulhern Heartfelt Stamping

I’m not a cat person, although I would love to be but I’m very allergic to them.  Despite this, I could not resist purchasing the adorable Love Cats stamp set.  I especially like this lounging kitty but the other two images are just as cute.  This card is a fun fold created in a portrait (vertical) orientation.

This is how it opens to the inside…

Stampin' Up! Love Cats Valentine Fun Fold -Rosanne Mulhern Heartfelt Stamping

The second card opens is created in a landscape (horizontal) orientation. 

Stampin' Up! Love Cats Valentine Gift Card Holder - Rosanne Mulhern Heartfelt Stamping

This orientation was ideal for adding a gift card pocket. I’ll be sending it to my one of my daughters for Valentine’s Day.  I also customized the cat color since she has a gray cat.

Here’s more details….

If was vey easy to make two card in one pass as the measurements for the front of both cards are the same:

  • Basic White card base:  cut at 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 3 1/2″ & 9″
  • Basic Black mat:  cut at 4″ x 3 1/4″ & 4″ x 1 3/4″ for the outside and 4″ x 5 1/4″ for the inside
  • DSP:  cut at 3 7/8″ x 3 1/8″ & 3 7/8″ x 1 5/8″.  The top card uses a pattern from the Country Gingham 6 x 6 collection and the bottom card a pattern from the Count12 x 12 collection.
  • I glued a Basic White strip measuring 4 1/4″ x 1/4″ to the inside of the smaller scored side (see photo).  This is optional but it does allow the card to close better.
  • Basic White cardstock for inside sentiment: cut at 3 3/4″ x 5″
  • For the gift card pocket: cut a black mat at 3 1/4″ x 2″ and a DSP panel at 3 1/8″ x 1 7/8″.  I used a small circle punch to create the notch.
  • Besides using the sentiments from Love Cats, I used the Country Bouquet stamp set to stamp some of the sentiments on both cards.
  • Before gluing the mats and DSP panels to the front of the gift card holder, I wrapped at Black checked gingham ribbon around each panel.
  • The image on the gift card holder is stamped on a Stitched Rectangle Die and a bow is added to the side with glue dots.
  • I punched a few small hearts with red glitter paper to finish each card off.


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  1. Love this fun fold AND love these cats! Now I know what I will be using for Ariane’s next Valentine card! LOL

  2. Love your cute fun fold cat cards, especially the first one. Great designs. TFS

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