Diamond Origami Fold Card
by Patricia St. Martin
Create a unique card fold.
- One Sheet of 11" x 11" patterned paper
- Scoring tool
- Paper cutter
Place your patterned paper on your scoring board on the left side and fold diagonally and crease the fold.
Place the long edge of the paper to the top side of the scoring board. Score at 3 and 5 1/2". Flip the paper over and score again 3" and 5 1/2" .
Turn your paper with the long end on the right side and the triangle pointing to the left side of the soaring board. Score at the 3 1/2" mark.
Folding all the scored marks toward the inside of the card. Cut the two ends of the triangle off.
When you open the card it will look like this.
Laying the card down. You are going to make the Origami fold. Put your fingers into the fold on the right side and place to finger at the center and press down them score. This is a basic origami fold. Do the same thing on the left side.
With both ends folded this is what you will have.
You need to tape or glue the inside of your card.
REMEMBER DO NOT PUT ANY GLUE ON THE LEFT ORIGAMI FOLD.
As you are folding the two side together HOLD THE RIGHT ORIGAMI FOLD OPEN WITH YOUR RIGHT HAND SO IT WILL NOT GLUE FLAT AT THIS POINT.
Once you have taped together the card you can now press down the origami fold.
Your card will look like this:
Right side view:
Left side view.
The front triangle folds into the left origami fold. You have your envelope and card all in one. Finished view.
Decorate the front
and the inside of the card.