Tutorial-Double Pocket Card with Front Flap

Edited to add a link to a printable document, you can find it Download Doublepockettutorial1frontofcard

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Cut your 12×12 sheet of designer paper to 8 1/2 x 11.  Save the excess strips to make the pull outs.  I am using a sheet from Ginger Blossom.  Fold it in half both ways.  Decide which pattern you want on the front of the card and lay it face up.

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1) Cut the right fold line to the middle, I put the bone folder in there for reference.

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2) Lay your folded sheet on a piece of Grid Paper and fold up the bottom right hand corner at 2 5/8"

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3) Fold the corner in the top right section at 1"

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4) Rotate the sheet so the cut line is on the left side now and fold up the bottom right corner at 3 3/4".

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5) Fold the top left quarter over to the right side. This photo also shows you where you will run your SNAIL adhesive later.

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6) Now fold the bottom half up.

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7) You can now add a strip of the contrasting side of the paper to the bottom pocket to make is stand out.  I used the 1" strip that was left over.  I put my strip behind the bottom pocket.

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8) Then fold the left side over, this is the front of your card.

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Now you have the basic steps to do this.  Following are some additional photos.

Now you can apply your SNAIL to close up the card. 

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I use my piercing tool to pick up a mini glue dot

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Place the glue dots along the sides of the pockets to keep them closed.  You can also do this with your SNAIL before you adhere the bottom flap up.

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Here are the inserts for each pocket.

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Have fun, this is a very easy card!!      

8 thoughts on “Tutorial-Double Pocket Card with Front Flap”

  1. I made this last week and it is one of my favorites. Took me a little bit of time but your directions were great. This really becomes a special card.

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  2. I haven’t tried this one yet, but I just love your tutorials. Congratulations on all your hits. You truly deserve them. Thanks for a chance at the blog candy….Rita

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  3. Great tutorials. I always leave inspired. Now if there were just more hours in the day! Keep up the great work.

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  4. Hey Barb –
    I am addicted to this card I have made so many I can’t count!!! They are great for gift cards and a note. Thanks so much for the instructions…..Mary

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  5. Love your tutorials!! Your pictures and directions make it easy to follow.
    Thanks again for sharing! Were you a teacher by any chance???
    Sharon

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  6. Wonderful card! I have been looking for a unique card to use as a baby announcement, and I have finally found it! I’m going to tuck the baby’s personal information, a photo, and invite to the Baptism into the pockets. Thanks for sharing!

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