February Iris Folding

I thought you might be interested in seeing the Iris Folding cards I will be offering thru the Bolingbrook Park District on Wednesday evening, January 28th.  If you know of someone who might be interested, or if you might like to try this beautiful art form, check it out at  Iris Paper Folding

Iris Folding 2I love the contrast of the red, black, and gold in this card.  I used red foil, gold foil with a beautiful sheen finish, and red crepe paper.  I also used a simple patterned gold foil that forms a very thin line above the crepe paper folds.   A single rhinestone signifies the center of the heart.  The letters are backed with black foil.  I spattered a bit of red marker on the background and added a single gold foil heart.  The embossed red layer shows up nicely on the black card and is highlighted with 2 small gold hearts and the gold foil message.  This was a fun card.

Iris Folding 1The heart on this card features a silver and pink washi paper, dark pink foil, and light pink washi paper edged in silver foil.  The dark pink foil is very attractive but the camera did not capture it well.  The pink and rose red card is highlighted with designer paper in shades of pink.  Hearts in silver and designer paper surround the featured heart.  I am waiting for a delivery of silver foil Happy Valentines Day messages which will look cute on this card.

Iris Folding 3I thought it would be nice to mix a Happy Birthday card in with the Valentine ones and chose this cute little mouse.  Mr. Mouse is much cuter than depicted by the camera.  Lavender and orchid foils were layered on Mr. Mouse.  Lavender washi and glitter papers were also used.  A silver Happy Birthday message was added and a silver foil present was placed at the fingertips of Mr. Mouse.  Finally, a lavender glitter balloon and 3 eggplant candy dots embellish the card.  Mr. Mouse was layered on eggplant card stock , with wisteria and plum designer paper.  This is a darling card for anyone – adult or child.

If you, or anyone you know, are interested in making these cards, let me know, or check out the Park District link at Iris Paper Folding.

Blessings, Rosemary – 630/759-3089 – paperrose01@aol.com