Beach Day Card [Upright Z Fold Series #6]

Dive into the essence of summer with a creative card-making project that captures the joy and vibrancy of beach days. In this blog post, we’re spotlighting a delightful Lifeguard Hut beach-themed card, utilizing the innovative Upright Z Fold technique. This card is not just a piece of art but a bearer of joyful messages for various occasions. Whether it’s a birthday, a thank you note, or just a little something to spread summer cheer, this card is perfect.

The Inspiration Behind the Card

The heart of this project lies in the Stampin’ Up! Beach Day stamp set and dies bundle, paired beautifully with the Upright Z Fold card technique. Imagine ombre-colored surfboards, subtly shaded with Stampin’ Blends markers, and the shimmering Wild Wheat Luster Paper that mimics the sandy beaches we all adore. This combination of materials and techniques brings to life a picturesque scene reminiscent of sunny days by the shore.

Perfect for Multiple Occasions

This versatile card serves as a wonderful gesture for birthdays, expressing gratitude, or simply sending a ray of sunshine to someone special. The beauty of this card lies in its ability to convey warmth and happiness, making every recipient feel cherished.

Step-by-Step Creation

For those eager to recreate this summer masterpiece, detailed instructions, measurements, templates, and a comprehensive list of supplies are available in a free PDF. This guide ensures a smooth crafting experience, allowing both beginners and experienced crafters to enjoy bringing this card to life.

Spotlight on the Beach Day Bundle

Featured in the Stampin’ Up! 2024 January – April Mini Catalog, the Beach Day Bundle is a celebration of beach life. It encompasses everything one loves about the beach – from the soothing waves and golden sands to the fun of beach balls bouncing around. This bundle allows you to stamp, cut, and color your way to creating joyous beach scenes, perfect for card making, gift tags, scrapbooking, and more.

Beach Day Photopolymer Stamp

Channel the beach’s serene and joyful vibes into your paper crafts with the Beach Day Stamp Set. This set encourages creativity, allowing you to mix and match beach-inspired images with uplifting sentiments. From setting up a beach chair under an umbrella to propping a surfboard by a sandcastle, the possibilities are endless.The dies are designed to cut out intricate beach motifs such as umbrellas, surfboards, a lookout tower, and more, enabling you to craft detailed and playful beach-day scenes effortlessly.

Envelope Considerations

Due to the unique design of this card, a custom-sized envelope may be necessary. However, with a slight adjustment, it can fit into a standard envelope, offering flexibility in presentation and delivery.

Join the Series

This card is part of the Upright Z Fold Card Series, a collection of tutorials designed to inspire and challenge card makers. Explore more tutorials in the series to expand your crafting repertoire and enjoy the art of card making to its fullest.

Embrace the spirit of summer with this fun fold card project. Whether you’re an experienced crafter or just starting, this tutorial offers a perfect opportunity to create something truly special and share the joy of sunny days with loved ones

Happy crafting!

Tami

CARD INSTRUCTIONS
UPRIGHT Z FOLD VIDEO & CARD SUPPLIES

INSTRUCTIONS PDF ⬇

The instructions include measurements and step by step directions to create this card. There is also a clickable supply list. 

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On the video I’ll share how to make the Upright Z Card fold.

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GETTING STARTED

Are you ready to embark on a journey of creativity and self-expression? Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a beginner looking to dive into the world of card making and paper crafting, you’re in for a treat! In this post, we’ll provide you with a comprehensive guide to getting started on your crafting adventure. From essential tips on how to begin to finding the best deals on crafting supplies, we’ve got you covered.

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