Pull on the sides of the card. The inside part of the card will swing open to reveal your personal message.

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 piece of 5 1/2″ x 6 3/4″ cardstock
  • 2 pieces of  2 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ cardstock
  • 2 pieces of 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ cardstock
  • Stamps
  • Paper cutter with scoring blade


Step 1
Place your 5 1/2″ x 6 3/4″ cardstock into the paper cutter (with score tool inserted) horizontally.Line up the cardstock at the 2 3/4″ mark, and score from 0″ to 1 1/4″ as well as from 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.At the 4″ mark, make another score identical to the first.

Your cardstock should look like this:

Step 2
Place your cardstock into your paper cutter (with the cut tool inserted) vertically. Line it up at the 4 1/4″ mark.
Cut from 1 1/4″ to 2 3/4″ to meet your score line.
Lift your cutting blade, put it down on your second score and cut up to 5 1/2″.
Take your paper out and repeat this step on the opposite side

Step 3
Slide your cardstock into your paper cutter horizontally again. Line it up with the 5 1/2″ mark.

Cut from 1 1/4″ to 4 1/4″, connecting your two horizontal cuts.
Turn your cardstock around and repeat this step on the opposite side.

Step 4
Take a 3″ x 4″ piece of scrap paper and cover up the inside part of your card.

Step 5
Stamp your background.

Step 6
Tape one of the 2 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ pieces of cardstock on to the swing part.
Do the same to the backside of the card.

Step 7
Stamp the image you would like to have on the front of the card on one of the 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ pieces of cardstock. Now tape it to the center of the back of the card.

Step 8
Stamp your other 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ piece of cardstock. Keep in mind that you might want to keep a little bit of space for a written message. Tape this to the front.

Step 9
Fold your first score (the score on the left of your card) to a mountain fold
Fold your second score (the score on the right) to a valley fold.

Step 10
Add embellishment as needed.

Step 11
Ta da!!