Cascading Cards Sketch

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Book or Box Cards Sketches

Today we are going to go through all the sketches on Book or Box Cards. All the  Have fun learning about book/box card and use them in your card designing in future projects, You will find the First Image will include the definition of the type of card we will be discussing, and the Index of the type of cards you will be looking at in the article.

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Book Box Card instructional image below

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Box Card instructional image below

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Boxed Card instructions above below

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Message Box Card instructional image below

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Shadow Box Card instructional image below

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A-Frame Cards

Accordion Cards

Book or Box Cards

 

Accordion Cards Sketches

Today we are going to go through all the sketches on Accordion style Cards. All the Photo’s can be enlarged by opening them in a new tab window for a larger view. Click the icon and open the tab in  a new window or double click on each photo and in the tool bar you can click the arrow to go back to the home page to view other sketches. Have fun learning about different types of Accordion style cards and use them in your card designing in future projects, First Image will include the definition of the type of card we will be discussing, and the Index of the type of cards you will be looking at in the article.

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Basic Accordion Card instructional image below

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Barrel Card instructional image below

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Cascading Card instructional image below

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Double Tri-Fold Card Instructional Image Below

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Match Book Card Instructional Image Below

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Pyramid Card Instructional Image Below

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Tri-Fold Card instructional image below

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Tri-Fold Screen Card instructional image below

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Z-Fold Card instructional image below

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A-Frame Cards

Accordion Cards

Book or Box Cards

A to Z Cards Home page

 If you are like myself and tried to Google types of cards the search is not as specific  as I would of liked it to be. Trying different combination of key words and still the results was not answering my question. So I went on a quest to find the information for myself. So I wanted to share with you my results.

I will discussing the type of cards, plus structuring card.  This will be catalog or reference point to all the Cards and their sub-existing counter parts is where the fun will begin. These will be actual projects So There will be so many tutorials to create and I will also include a picture tutorial of sketches for simple how to designs of each creative card structure in my detail index as they are posted. Find all the information you need by the side bar information provided.

 important footnote:

Cards have many designs and creative counter parts and this is broken into groups that associate the Basic character design in each major group of card designs. Each design has similarities in there base card construction to create the unique structure’s of the each card listed in the following group below.

there will be exceptions to the rules when the technique overrides the designs

A –  Z

A- Frame Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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A-FRAME Cards

defined as:  a support structure shaped like the letter A

  • A Frame Card    /sketch   / Card
  • Altered Covered Page   /sketch   /Card
  • Gap Cards      /sketch
  • Over the Edge Card Tent Topper Card   /sketch
  • Over the Edge CARDS   /sketch
  • Over the Edged cards with words    /sketch
  • Quarter Fold cards    /sketch
  • Shaped Cards  /sketch
  • Tent Cards   /sketch

A –  Z

Accordion Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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ACCORDION Cards

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defined as : having a fold or folds like the bellows of an accordion:

to open by folding back or pressing together in the manner

of an accordion:  to fold, crush together, or collapse in the

 manner of an accordion

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Book/Box Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Box also called Book Cards

define as: *Greeting card with attached box for larger gifting needs. Attached to a greeting card. * Homemade paper gifting with message of sweet greetings, in the crafting circles.

A –  Z

Easel Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Easel

define as: a self-supporting  frame for holding an artist’s work

  •  Easel Box Card    /sketch
  •  Easel card    /sketch
  •  Easel Card, Double    /sketch
  •  Easel Card, Triple    /sketch
  • Twisted Easel Cards   /sketch

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Gate Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Gate Fold Cards

define as: A gate fold is created by folding the ends of a page inward so they meet toward the middle of the piece.

  • Castle Fold
  • GATE CARD
  • Gate fold Altered Card 
  • Gate fold Double Card
  • Gate fold PYRAMAGE 
  • Gate fold Window Card
  • Latch Fold Card

A –  Z

Gifting Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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GIFTING

  • Gift Cards
  • Money Cards

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Kinetic Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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KINETIC

define as: of or relating to the movement of physical objects

  • Action Card Template
  • Cylinder Cards
  • Decoder Cards 
  • Exploding Card 
  • Free Standing Pop-Up Card
  • Hidden Message Cards 
  • Lever Cards 
  • Magic Window Card 
  • Rocker Cards 
  • Secret Panel Card 
  • Shaker Card n box 
  • Slider Card
  • SPINNER CARD 
  • Swing Card AKA FLIP FLOP 
  • Swing Double card AKA Double Flip  Flop Card 
  • T slider Cards
  • Telescoping Cards 
  • Venetian Blind Card 
  • Waterfall Card 
  • Wheel Card 
  • Wiper Card 

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Lacing Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Lacing Cards

defined as: n. obs. A punched cardswith all holes punched

a punch card

defined as: noun a card having holes punched in specific positions and patterns. adapted to crafting for 

  • Embroidery Cards
  • Lacing body forms 
  • Lacing Cards 
  • Ribbon sliders and lace ups 
  • Ribbon Weave Cards 
  • Stitch cards
  • Weaved Frame ribbon technique

A –  Z

Novelty Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Novelty cards

define as: Any postcard created with features beyond a standard postal size or containing asimple picture can be considered a novelty card. Many novelties were printed on unusual substances such as wood or leather, and were die cut into strange shapes or puzzles.*The quality of being new, original, or unusual

  • ATC
  • Circle Cards
  • Photo Frame
  • Postcards
  • Recipe Cards
  • Shape Cards
  • Sketch Cards

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Petal Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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PETAL

defines as: Petals are modified leaves that surround the reproductive parts of flowers. Often misspelled as pedal which is a foot mechanism. The amount of petals can vary upon of card design.

  • FLOWER Petal FourFold
  • Flower Petal Six Fold
  • Petal Cards
  • MESSAGE COOTIE CATCHER
  • Serviette Napkin Fold Cards Pattern
  • Star Petal Card

A –  Z

Pocket Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Pocket Cards

define as: A receptacle, cavity, or opening

  •  Diagonal Double Pocket Card
  •  Diaper Fold Pouch

    A –  Z

    Pop-up Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Pop-up Cards

define as: having pieces of artwork fastened to the pages so that when the page is opened,a three-dimensional cutout or object is formed and, sometimes, movement of apicture element, such as a door opening, can be activated by pulling a tab

  • Pop up cup cards 
  • Pop up slider card 
  • Pop up spiral  
  • Pop ups twister cards
  • V fold Cards aka Pop out Cards

A –  Z

Shaped  Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Shaped or Shape Cards

defined as: the external form or appearance characteristic of someone or something; the outline of an area or figure. in a card structure the outline figure is welded side by side or back to back, to form a folding pattern in a A-Frame design.

  • Apple
  • Baby Bottle Card
  • Bib card
  • Birdhouse
  • Camera card
  • Cat Card
  • Champagne Card
  • Cloud Card
  • Cupcake card
  • Easter Basket
  • Fortune Cookie
  • Game Controller
  • Gift boxes (3)
  • Graduation Cap
  • Hands card
  • Hawaiian shirt
  • Heart shaped card
  • Hello bear
  • Honey comb card
  • House card
  • Ketchup Invitation
  • Kimono Light house card
  • Lips
  • Little Girl Dress
  • Ocean cruise ship
  • Princess Card
  • Purse Card
  • Rabbit Card
  • Route 5
  • Santa hat
  • Ship
  • Slice of bread
  • Swan Card
  • Train Engine Card
  • Tree card
  • T-shirt

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Shutter Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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 SHUTTER

define as: each of a pair of hinged panels, often louvered, fixed inside or outside a windowthat can be closed for security , privacy, or to keep out light.

  •  Double Display Card~ repeat a subject over in actions
  •  Double Tri-Shutter Card
  •  Never Ending Card
  •  Trifold shutter card

    A –  Z

    Spring Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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Spring cards 

define as: move or jump suddenly or rapidly upward or forward.*originate or arise from.*the season after winter and before summer. Also include bounce, springs back and forth “like a bed spring”

  • Bendy card 
  • Card on Card 
  • Diamond Fold Card 
  • Double Diamond Fold Card 
  • Double Tent Card
  • Seasonal Spring Cards  
  • Slice forms cards  
  • Squash Book
  • Theater Cards
  • Tunnel cards

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Spring Cards and their sub-existing counter parts

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STEPPER

define as: an act or movement of putting one leg in front of the other in walking or running.

Adopted to card markers as steppers of the continuous steps in construction.

  •   Center Step Card
  •   Circle Side-Step Card ~ aka rocker card
  •   Double Side Step Card
  •   Full step card
  •   Oval Stepper card
  •   Side Step Card
  •   Stepper cards
  •   Three or four, Stair Card
  •   Three steps card
  •   Vertical step card

 

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Technique Cards

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Technique

define as: the manner and ability with which an artist, writer, dancer, athlete, or the like employs the technical skills of a particular art or field of endeavor.

  Note: All pertain to card stock constructive base design technique

  • Balloon Cards
  • Bow front cards
  • Braided Cards
  • Digital Cards
  • Folded Handbag Card
  • Heart Cards
  • Iris fold cards
  • Lattice Cards
  • Monogram Cards

  • Mosaic Cards
  • Negative and Positive

 

A –  Z

Window vs Aperture Cards

my homespacers for doc222Window vs Aperture Cards there is a key element in the description of a window vs Aperture Card >underlined in the definition< a glass or transparent material. So in other words if you have an opening on your card and use acetate to cover the opening of the gap. In now has become a window card. Aperture Cards are just openings.

ap·er·ture

an opening, as a hole, slit, crack, gap, etc.

win·dow

1. an opening in the wall or roof of a building or vehicle that is fitted with glass or other transparent material in a frame 

2. a thing resembling a window in form or function, in particular.

 

WINDOW Cards are known as Aperture Cards

  • Window cards with acetate
  • Window cards that look like windows
  • Aperture cards
  • Gothic windows interchangeable fronts

After reading these definitions, incorporate this into your projects let it be a guide for many crafting projects, for a better grasp at naming or cross naming your creative, talented, impressive designs that will identify you. All the definitions have come from the web dictionary’s. My research also included Blog sites, Pinterest, and surfing to create the extensive group of cards designs from a vast group of talented designers. There could be more undiscovered or new a card designs on the horizon.

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A-Frame Cards Sketches

If you are like myself and tried to Google types of cards the search is not as specific  as I would of liked it to be. Trying different combination of key words and still the results was not answering my question. So I went on a quest to find the information for myself. So I wanted to share with you my results. I will discussing the type of cards, plus structuring card. Tutorials will be linked as we build them with supplies and measurements and many details that will help you make your own. Our ultimate goal is to bring some insight to the question “types of Cards”.  My search brought me a generous amount of information on techniques and embellishments that  will be including in our tutorials.  But, not our main focus. Many techniques might not be featured in our tutorials , so feel free to explore, create and grow with you craft of making cards.

 

This will be a structured outline to bring things into perspective to how the cards have evolved into what we see today.

 

Now, first a little knowledge on the greeting card. This art has been around for a very long time. The History behind these extraordinary craft started as far back to the Chinese exchanging message for a New Year Celebrating to writing on scrolls from the Egyptians and of course a handmade Valentine that is found in a museum. The most popular adapted all around the world is Christmas cards that are dated back to the 1800’s. Now we are not here for a history lesson. But, I do want to bring value to the world of card-making and the modern day extraordinary people that have evolved the card making designs that we will show is our outline and illustrations.

 

This could be a little lengthy to some and informative to others which in either case. So we separated each type of card and talk about each sub category to shorten the topic. I hope you can get some valuable information to start crafting many types of cards for yourself. Best of all create your own.

 

By following the illustrations and Index you will be able to see the Many types and techniques of cards.

This First Article we are going to go through all the sketches on A-Frame Cards. All the Photo’s can be enlarged by opening them in a new tab window for a larger view. Click the icon and open the tab in  a new window or double click on each photo and in the tool bar you can click the arrow to go back to the home page to view other sketches. Have fun learning about the simple A-Frame cards and use them in your card designing in future projects, You will find the First Image will include the definition of the type of card we will be discussing, and the Index of the type of cards you will be looking at in the article.

 A-Frame Cards

Types of Cards Aframe page 2

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Gap Cards

Types of Cards Aframe page 4

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Half Cover page Altered

Types of Cards Aframe page 3.5

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Over the Edge Cards

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Quarter Fold Cards

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Shape Cards

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Tent and Place Cards

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A-Frame Cards

Accordion Cards

Book or Box Cards

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