Waterfall Card!

Sorry to my workshop attendees that it's taken me this long to get this posted! And as usual, I apologize for the delay between postings! Unfortunately this will be it for at least a week, maybe two or three! Empty nest life for us has NOT been slow!!

At the request of the hostess of the recent workshop I did, we made a Waterfall Card. 99% certain I've never done one before in all these years of stamping!! Not all that hard either, and a very cool result!!

Here is the finished product

and this is what happens when you pull on that ribbon/tag end:



The saying is on the last tab and shows when you've pulled the others down. I had to laugh. Just about every attendee at the workshop, after they got it together and tested it, said "wow, it works!"

OK, here is what you need to make this card:

Stamp set and inks (stamp to fit on 1-7/8" square)
Base cardstock 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 (fold to 4-1/4 x 5-1/2)
Background cardstock 5-1/4 x 4
Panels: 4 Neutral cardstock 1-7/8 x 1-7/8
             4 Colors (assorted as you desire) 2 x 2
Slider Strip 9x2; scored at 2, 2-3/4, 3-1/2 and 4-1/4
Holder Strip 3/4 x 4
Other items: Sticky Strip, brads, Snail Adhesive, Simply Scored (or Paper Cutter with Scoring blade)

The process!
1) Stamp the Background and Neutral panels as desired
2) Attach the Neutral panels each to a Colored panel, and the Background to the Base
3) Attach the Holder strip to the Background JUST at the outside edges. NO ADHESIVE in the center of this strip!!!
4) Add Brads at the outside edge of the holder strip **My brads went through the strip, background and base layer of the card. If you don't want that, before you attach the background to the base, attach your holder strip and put the brads in as desired. Smash them flat before attaching the background with strip to the card base.
5) Score the Slider Strip as directed and fold well on all the score lines.
6) On the Slider Strip, punch the "long" end with the Tag Punch. This will be the piece you pull to make the other pieces "waterfall"
7) On the other end of the Slider Strip, add Sticky Strip and attach to the Holder Strip, lining up the edges.
8) Attach the Panels to the Slider Strip. Put adhesive ONLY on the stops of the panels and attach at the score lines of the Slider Strip.

This card uses the Watercolor Words set in the current annual catalog. Colors are most of the 2014-2016 In Colors, Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey, Lost Lagoon and Mossy Meadow.

Please contact me if you have questions about this card! I think if you sit down and make one, it will all make sense! Fun, fun!!

Have a great week all, thanks for stopping by!


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