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Tri-fold Card with Looking Glass Canyon Lands Dies

May 27, 2021 Daniel West

Hey there friends! Daniel, here, with a birthday card any guy would enjoy. It features the new Looking Glass Canyon Lands Dies in a tri-fold setup. Watching Jennifer McGuire's video on using these Looking Glass line of dies inspired me to move beyond my basic single fold card to try a more complex set up. It looks hard but proved quite easy to accomplish.

Supplies Used to Create this Card:

  1. Looking Glass Canyon Lands Dies
  2. Message Strips Stamp and Cut XL
  3. Two Dove White Side-folded Cards
  4. Canary Cardstock
  5. Intens-ified Black Ink
  6. Caramel Ink
  7. Green Hills Ink
  8. Pine Ink
  9. Ink Blending Brush
  10. Precision Glue
  11. W10 Copic Marker
  12. Washi Tape
  13. Die Cutting Machine

Steps to Create This Card:

To begin, I adhered an A2 panel of Canary Cardstock to the inside of the outer Dove White Side-folded Card with Precision Glue.

Next, I die cut the canyon die out of the inside back of the other card. 

Then, I die cut the tree die out of the front of the other half of the same card.

After that, I die cut the grass die out of the front of the outer card.

To add color, I masked off the grass, tree and canyon with washi tape and smooshed Green Hills Ink over the grass, Pine Ink over the tree, and Caramel Ink over the canyon.

Then, with an Ink Blending Brush, I added some Caramel Ink to the sky and foreground of the canyon fold.

I colored the tree trunk and branches with a W10 Copic Marker.

Next, I adhered the inside card, canyon panel down, over the Canary cardstock with Precision Glue.

To finish off the card, I stamped Happy Birthday on the front with Intens-ified Black Ink.

I enjoyed creating my first tri-fold card with these Looking Glass Canyon Lands Dies. The coloring was super easy and the results are eye-catching. I hope you'll give these dies a go, too. All of the Looking Glass Dies can be used in this same way.

Below, you will find a grid of supplies I used for your convenience. Have a wonderful and creative week!

Click on products to shop:
DI884 Looking Glass Canyon Lands (E)
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DC286 Message Strips Stamp & Cut XL -...
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AF209 Green Hills Mid-Tone Shadow Ink...
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AF332 Caramel Bold Ink - Hero Arts
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AF342 Pine Bold Ink - Hero Arts
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AF435 Intens-ified Black Ink Pad -...
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PS406 Hero Hues Dove White Side...
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PS306 Hero Hues Premium Cardstock...
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MI003 Ink Blending Brushes - Hero Arts
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GW101 Precision Glue - Hero Arts
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2 Responses

Henriëtte Mulder

Henriëtte Mulder

May 28, 2021

Gorgeous card Daniel and I totally agree with you that any guy would enjoy this beauty.
Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration, stay safe and have a wonderful week.

Melissa Sunshine HoneyBee

Melissa Sunshine HoneyBee

May 27, 2021

Wonderful scene tri-fold. Watched Jennifer’s vid. Made a trial card with lighthouse dies. I think I have the tri-fold pieces attached wrong so will rewatch vid.
“Sunshine HoneyBee”

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