Alota Stamps "Teabag Folding" Card

Needed Materials:
  • Stamps
    H-089 TB Sunflower bug
    H-029 Bug on Sunflower
  • A4 White sheet of 80 gm paper
  • 29cm X 14 1/2cm [ 11 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches ] black card Folded
  • 11cm X 11cm [ 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches] white card
  • 11 1/2cm X 11 1/2cm [ 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches ](shoe colour) red
  • 4cm X 6cm [ 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches ] (sunflower colour) yellow
  • 4cm X 4cm (sunflower colour) yellow
  • Archival ink pad
  • scissors
  • stamp positioner
  • PVA glue
  • toothpick
  • doublesided tape
  • MARKERS: Lt Yellow, Dark Yellow, Brown & Red
    • Stamp eight teabag images on white paper.
      Cut out all eight images
      Colour all the same
      Fold from corner to corner (right side out) and unfold
      Fold the same with the other corners and unfold
      Fold one edge to the other edge (right sides together) and unfold
      Push sides in the way it wants to fall now
       
      Fold folded edge in under so as that edge meets the center
       
      Do the other side as done in the three slides above
       
      NOW do the same folds to all eight pieces
      With PVA glue and toothpick you are now ready to put it all together.
      Holding one in left hand (with the point towards you )
      On the right bottom triangle put a small amount of glue, using the tooth pick
      Pick the next one up in right hand (with point towards you ) and slide in between that first one where you applied the glue
       
       
      Turn so you can now add the glue to the right hand one that you have just added
      Add small amount of glue
      Slide the next one (as you did earlier)
      You now have 3 together that look like this continue same steps adding all eight
      The last one is now above the first one
      Add a small amount of glue like before
      Now carefully bring the first one around to the top to slide in to meet the center of the last
       
      The finished teabag folding
      View of other side
      Making the teabag folding into a card

      Made with stamps from Alota Rubber Stamp Company.
      Other cards made with Alota stamps see Susans Craft Page