Vertical Easel Card

by Wendy Lee

This card displays with a stand-out focal panel.


  • Cardstock – 8 1/2” x 5 1/2” (Stampin’ Up!® Sahara Sand cardstock used here)
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scoring Tool
  • Bone Folder
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Sahara Sand, Thick Basic White & Basic White cardstock, Love You Always Specialty Designer Series paper, Blushing Bride ink, Terracotta Tile ink, Basic Gary Ink, Clear Wink Of Stella, Die-cutting Machine, Stitched Nested Labels dies, 1-1/2” Circle Punch, Classic Label Punch, Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon, Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Paper Snips)


  1. Step 1

    Score 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”cardstock at 2 1/8” & 4 1/4”.

    Score two punched cardstock circles in half.

    Fold along score lines, running bone folder along fold for a nice crease.

  2. Step 2

    Add adhesive to the back of two 2” x 5 3/8” pieces of designer paper and adhere to front of card base. (optional)

    Add adhesive to half of each circle and adhere to the card base, butting the circles together at the center fold.

  3. Step 3

    Tie approx. 15” ribbon around die-cut cardstock. (optional)

    Add adhesive to half of each circle and adhere to the die-cut cardstock layer.

  4. Step 4

    Embellish card as desired to complete the project front.

  5. Step 5

    Add adhesive to back of 4-1/8” x 5-3/8” cardstock and adhere to inside of card base. (optional)

    Stamp die-cut cardstock (optional).

    Add dimensionals to back of die-cut cardstock and adhere to inside of card base to create stopper.

  6. Step 6

    Complete the project.

  7. This card will fold flat and fit into an A2 envelope.


Your Turn

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Questions and Comments

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Beautiful card. Love the soft colors. Thanks so much for sharing this card.
Nancy Hill  |  Wed Jan 13, 2021 at 3:26 PM
Beautiful! I have never seen this fold before and it looks lovely. Thank you for sharing it.
cnsteele  |  Wed Jan 13, 2021 at 7:42 PM
Fun project
muscrat  |  Fri Jan 15, 2021 at 3:09 PM
What a great fold and easel. I see this one featured as a Double Dare sketch challenge in the future!
Dr Sonja  |  Sat Jan 16, 2021 at 9:22 PM

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