Hey there! It’s Judy VZ here with a bridge fold card project for you today.

Do you like making fancy fold cards? I do and the bridge fold card is one of the easiest to construct.

Stardream Metallic Card Stock from CutCardStock is what I am using for this project. They are the Monthly Specials for December.


A bridge fold card can be made in just about any size you want. Mine was made using an 11 x 7 inch piece of STARDREAM METALLIC SPARKLY BRIGHT WHITE PLUTO 8.5 X 11 CARD STOCK as the base. I scored at 1 3/8 and 2 3/4 inches on both sides of the 11 inch side. This makes the center of the card measure about 5 1/2 inches. The 2 ends are folded as seen below.

I cut a piece of STARDREAM METALLIC SAPPHIRE (BLUE) 105LB 8.5 X 11 CARD STOCK to 5 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. A piece of STARDREAM METALLIC SPARKLY BRIGHT WHITE PLUTO 8.5 X 11 CARD STOCK was cut to 5 1/8 x 6 5/8 inches. These pieces are used for the center panel background.

I wanted to add border die cuts to the top of the center and the 2 outside panels. The bridge piece is 1 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. It is the piece left from cutting the card base.

Using STARDREAM METALLIC SILVER 105 LB CARD STOCK I die cut a reindeer and tree. I backed the tree with a piece of sapphire card and fussy cut around.

The pluto card cut for the center background was embossed with a 3-D embossing folder, layered onto the sapphire matte and adhered to the base.

Next the die cut borders were added to the center and sides.

I adhered the die cut tree to the center panel with 2 layers of foam tape for a little dimension.

To finish I hand cut the bridge piece with a wavy edge across the top and adhered to the side pieces along the bottom.

I die cut 2 snowflakes and a “Happy Birthday” sentiment. These die cuts were added to the card.

The reindeer die cut was added last.

I hope you like my bridge fold card project. Of course it can be adapted for any occasion or theme by changing colors and/or dies. The possibilities are endless!

As always, be sure and check out the CutCardStock Facebook page for more inspiration.

Written by

Judy VanZandt

I am a married mother of 2 adult children and avid crafter. I've tried and still do many different types of crafts, but paper crafting is really my passion and has been for more than 20 or so years. I love making cards, scrapbooking, altering frames, bottles, notebooks and just about anything else you can put paper to.