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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Dahlia Cross

For Easter, I wanted to share this beautiful card with a folded cross made by Teresa Goff.

Teresa inspired me to make this card for my stamp clubs. I changed up the colors to fit the paper and brads that I had. :)

Supply List
Taken with Teal Cardstock: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2"
Chocolate Chip Cardstock: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4"
Confetti White Cardstock: 3 1/8 x 3 3/4"
Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper: Three 1 1/4" circles, One 1 3/4" circle
Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set
Scallop Trim Border Punch
Modern Label Punch
Word Window Punch
1 1/4" Circle Punch
1 3/4" Circle Punch
Square Ice Rhinestone Brad

To make the cross, fold each circle using these instructions. Then assemble to form the cross and place the rhinestone in the center.

Step 1
Punch out the circle.

Step 2
Fold the circle in half.

Step 3
Open the circle and fold in half in the opposite direction.

Step 4
Fold two wings. Each one goes from the center fold to the edge of each side.

Step 5
Turn the circle over so the opposite side is facing up.

Step 6
Fold each straight edge to the center fold.

Here is a card with the dahlia fold flower. It's made with 8 circles using the 1 3/4" circle punch.

I hope you enjoy making the dahlia fold crosses and flowers.

Creatively yours,

Sharon Cheng
Fort Worth, TX
My Blog @ sharoncheng.com
My Stampin' Up! Website


busyteresa said...

Thank you Sharon for displaying my card. I love how you did step by step pictures to help with the construction.

Im just me - Marleen said...

WOW this is fantastic, thank you for sharing xxx

ms Joyce said...

Thank you thank you. Once done it's easy. Your crosses are so beautiful. Again thank you for sharing the instructions.