Swing Easel Card

by Wendy Lee

Score and cut to make this special fold card.


  • Cardstock - 5 1/2” x 11” (Stampin’ Up!® Early Espresso cardstock used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Bone folder
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Merry Merlot, Terracotta Tile, Cajun Craze, Sahara Sand & Whisper White cardstock, Copper Foil, Come to Gather Designer Series paper, Early Espresso ink, Ornate Frames dies, All-Around Wreath dies, Cajun Craze linen thread, Crumb Cake satin edge ribbon, Gold Faceted Gems, SNAIL adhesive, Dimensionals)


  1. Step 1

    Score along the long side of 5 1/2” x 11” cardstock at 2 1/2", 3", 3 1/2" & 5 1/2".

  2. Step 2

    Turn the cardstock and cut along the outside sections to create a 1” frame.

  3. When cutting sides, do not cut between the 3” and 3-1/2” score lines.

  4. Step 3

    Mountain fold the outer edge of the card base along score lines.

  5. Step 4

    Embellish the card as desired to complete the project.

  6. Add a raised embellishment to the inner panel that will hold the easel up when the card is on display.

  7. Step 5

    Complete the project.


Your Turn

You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Swing Easel Card. Try this technique, then upload your artwork to the gallery. Show us your creations!

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Questions and Comments

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Love this card!
Elizabeth64  |  Wed Oct 23, 2019 at 6:20 AM
Love this card. Will have too add this one to my "list of cards to make"!! TYFS
tiffanyrose  |  Wed Oct 23, 2019 at 7:40 AM
Looking forward to making some of these. Thanks for the instructions!
prpldy  |  Wed Oct 23, 2019 at 9:14 AM
Love this fold, and the card is gorgeous!
clepatb  |  Wed Oct 23, 2019 at 2:36 PM
This is one of the best tutorials I have ever watched. Thank you for not talking too much. This was clean and simple and clear- no superfluous blah blah blah. Very well explained, easy to follow. Well Done!!
hushionc  |  Fri Oct 25, 2019 at 8:56 PM
Love this card thank you so much, will teach this in one of my classes.
ingridbayly  |  Sat Oct 26, 2019 at 2:32 AM
Love it, a beautiful card thank you Wendy.
tffn  |  Mon Oct 28, 2019 at 1:33 AM
Does this card actually swing? I never saw anything for the other side.
Stamperrobin  |  Sun Nov 3, 2019 at 11:38 AM
Nicely done tutorial - thank you!
StitchesandSmudges  |  Thu Nov 21, 2019 at 10:36 AM
Such a fun fold
muscrat  |  Fri Feb 7, 2020 at 9:44 PM

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