Wednesday, January 4, 2012

"Squeaker's Ride", Joy Fold Card!

Good Morning!
It's time for a brand new challenge at
This month's PRIZE challenge is
Something New!
For my, "Something New" card I chose to make a 
This was my first time making a Joy Fold Card
and I would like to share how I did it.
I cut my yellow card stock 7 1/2" long X 5 1/4" wide.
Then I scored it at 5 1/4"
I decorated the 5 1/4" square inside with designer paper.
I punched a 5 1/4" X 1 1/4" strip of orange
I adhered the punched edge to the 
inside of the 2 1/4" flap
 and decorated the front side with designer paper.
I made a small card with a 7" X 3 1/2" piece of card stock.
I scored it at 3 1/2" and decorated 
both the inside and the outside.
I colored my
Fresh Brewed Designs 
with my copic markers.
This is my first time using this adorable digi stamp!
Isn't is precious?
I'm partial to mice images!
I actually collect the Wee Folk Mice!
However, Let me be perfectly clear....
I'm afraid of real mice!
Anything that can run that fast and climb up my leg
scares me!
Whoops, I'm rambling....
Back to my card!
The sentiment is Stampin' Up
I adhered my small little Squeeekers Ride card 
to the center of the 5 1/4" square on the inside.
You fold the bottom half of the large card up over
the bottom of the inside of the small card.
Then I added a circle, "Happy Birthday" sentiment
to tuck the bottom left corner of the small card under.
This will keep the card closed.
This is the finished card!
And this is what the inside looks like.
As I mentioned in my 
"Peek inside my craft room" post,
earlier, I discovered that I have a lot of 
This pretty dotted orange ribbon is brand new!
I promised myself that I would make 
an Orange card to use my 
Orange ribbon.
As a matter of fact, I may have 
gotten a little carried away with the
The important thing is that I had lots 
of fun making this little Squeaker card!
New Ribbon
New Image
New Fold
This is a fun prize challenge!
Make sure that you pop on over to
Freshly Brewed Challenges
for more inspiration 
from my lovely Design Team Mates!
I promise that you are in for a treat!
Then I hope that you join in on the fun!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Party Time Tuesdays   Something New
The Pink Elephant   Anything Goes
Sparkles Forum  Anything but a Christmas card
The Squirrel and The Fox   Something New
Totally Gorjuss   Something Happy
My Mum's Craft Shop   Something New
Simon Says Stamp  New Something
Papertake Weekly  Anything Goes/Option of New
Thank you for stopping by my blog!
I hope that you have a great day!
Warmest Hugs,


  1. Love it!!! Love those bright and cheery orange and yellows. That's a great fold.

    Be Blessed, Beckie

  2. Fabulous card!

    Thank you for joining us at Sparkles for our “Anything but a Christmas card” Challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon, good luck in the draw

    Shaz x

  3. Super adorable card Sheryl!! Great tutorial too!! I love all the orange on your card. I especially like Squeeker's orange car, my first car was an orange bug so thanks for the memories!! Happy new year.


  4. YAY! I love this! And no...not too much orange, it is adorable! I am so excited you shared how you made this cutie, I am going to try one. Very, very, sweet and fun card!
    Hugs and Smiles :D

  5. so so so SUPER CUTE! thanks for the step by step on how to make this card. i'm going to have to try. love this cute mouse image and all your orange and details down to the border punch that reminds me of swiss cheese :) happy new year!

  6. Beautiful joy fold card and the oranges and yellows are just absolutely perfect. Thanks for joining us at MMCS


  7. Great card Sheryl - definitely not too much orange (is there such a thing) and I love this card. Your step by step instructions are fab.

    Thank your for joining us at Totally Gorjuss this week and the very best of luck. I hope you will be able to come and join in with our next challenge.

    Hazel x

  8. Lol, for some reason I always use orange ribbon too. What's up with that?! :D Lovely card and lovely fold. Please don't forget to add PTT's badge to your side bar if you want to be considered for the prizes. Thanks for playing with us at PTT!

    PTT DT member

  9. Wow Orange is one of those colours I avoid, yet everytime I see someone else use it I love it! Your card today is no exception. Its stunning and for your first attempt at a Joy fold Card you have done a wonderful job. Thanks so much for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays this week. As Cely has mentioned don't forget to add the PTT Logo to your sidebar to be eligible for a prize. Good Luck

    Danie - PTT Design Team

  10. Gorgeous card Sheryl :-) the image is very cute and I love the colours and joy fold ,, very cheerful :-)

    thanks for joining us on the PTW and Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  11. Oh wow this is a fabulous card. Love the image and all the detail. Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week.
    Diane xx

  12. This is sooooo soooo super cute! I love all of the yellow orange. It is such a fun happy color! The bows / ribbons are gorgeous!!!