Accordion Style Card Holder
by Jane Matsumoto
Create a beautiful and functional accordion style folder to hold cards.
- One 6" x 12" piece of patterned paper
- One 4" x 6" piece of patterned paper
- Two 3 3/4" x 4" pieces of patterned paper
- Three 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" pieces of white cardstock
- Three 1 3/4" white cardstock circles
- One 2" x 6" piece of patterned paper
- Scor-Pal™, or other scoring tool
- Scor-Tape™, or other strong adhesive
- Decorative border punch, optional
- Magnetic closure
- Stamps, ink
Score the 6” x 12” patterned paper piece at 4-1/2”, 6-1/2” and 11”, creating the base.
Score the 4” x 6” Patterned Paper piece at 2”.
Use a decorative edge punch on one end if desired.
Attach this piece along the scored 1” section of the base with Scor-Tape™.
Score the 3-3/4" x 4" patterned paper piece every 1/2" across the 4” side.
Crease scored lines well and attach accordion pieces to the sides of the base. Take care to line up right along the edges of each panel.
To add the ribbon, put Scor-Tape™ on the seam underneath the top flap, and attach the ends of the ribbons, about 1-1/2” from each end.
Adhere the 2” x 6” patterned paper piece to cover the seam and ends of the ribbons.
Secure a magnet to the inside of the front panel using Scor-Tape™.
The matching magnet will automatically stick to the front panel covering the first magnet. Peel off the magnet's sticker and also the adhesive under it. Replace with Scor-Tape™. Close the flap over the exposed magnet and press so that it attaches to the underside of the flap.
Please refer to the video to see how the magnets are attached.
Use stamps to label circles and adhere to the backs of the 3-7/8” x 5-1/2” cardstock pieces. Insert into the accordion slots.
Your accordion style card holder is finished.