Saturday, March 5, 2016

Iris Folding Clover

Welcome to Glenda's Cards!
It has been quite some time since I added Iris Folding on a card and I wanted to play with all that folded paper. My first Iris Folding card can be found Here. I searched through my papers for patterned St. Patrick's Day papers for the clover but found only two papers. I chose to go with different shades of solid green. Card is 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" cut from green card stock.
Cricut Cartridges:
Designer's Calendar - Using Cricut Design Space, I cut the clover shape opening in the white paper at 2.75" wide. I used the free square template at Circle of Crafters for the placement of the different colors of paper on the clover. This pattern has been donated to the public domain.
Basic Shapes - White layer is cut 4" wide x 5.25" high.
Phrases - Happy St. Patrick's Day is cut 3.75" wide.
A Memory Thread bow and green rhinestones are added for a finishing touch to the card. With all the folded papers under the openings, it does make the card a bit bulky.

Cut It Up - Ch. 91 St. Paddy's Day
Decorate to Celebrate - Ch. 5 Anything Goes
DL.ART  - Ch. 175 Frog and/or use color Green
Double D Challenges:  Feeling Green
FCCB - Ch. 271 St. Patrick's Day
Fun Cuts - N is for Nature (clover) 
Jo's Scrap Shack -- Ch. 128 Anything Goes
PDE Linky Party - Ch. 113 Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Ch. 104 Use Green Only

Hope you enjoy this card--maybe inspired to try Iris Folding!
Thanks for your visits and comments!



  1. OMG this is awesome Glenda! I haven't tried this technique yet ... looks fabulous! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Feeling GREEN’ Challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.


  2. Awesome Saint Patrick's Day card! I love your iris folded shamrock! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART Challenges!

  3. WOW!! Glenda, this is GORGEOUS!!
    You did an AMAZING job!
    Would love for you to join us over at Crafting by Designs: March Challenge "Anything Goes"
    Have a blessed day,
    Crafting With Creative M

  4. Iris folding always looks so pretty, and adds such sophistication to projects. Yours is lovely!

    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our St. Patty's Day challenge!


  5. This is just gorgeous!!! That is the most beautiful clover I've ever seen. I love the solid greens. Just stunning!

  6. I love iris folding and your card is so lovely! Thanks so much for joining us at BOTH PDE Linky Party as well as FCCB! Hugs, DT Karla

  7. Oh this is beautifully done!! Gorgeous card for our challenge! Thanks so much for playing along at Double D Challenge!

  8. Wow, gorgeous card, and beautiful technique! Thanks for linking up at PDE Linky Party!
    Kathy PDE DT

  9. Beautiful card. I love the paper folding. I'd love to try that. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge-Katie DT-Member

  10. Great card with that fancy folding! Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    DT Janis
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  11. WOW Glenda so cool to see such perfect Iris folding
    Ps : I am having a celebration on my blog with giveaways...please do drop in when you can.Here is the link : 5 Million Page-views Celebration

  12. Fun and festive card! Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate!

  13. Fabulous card! I love 3D greeting and the iris folded paper. Thanks for sharing it with FCCB and congrats on winning one of the three prizes--well deserved!
    :) Marie

  14. This is so clever and such a great design. Thanks for sharing at Simply Create Too.
    Carol x