Valentine’s Multi-Fold Card Tutorial

This Valentine’s Multi-Fold Card  Tutorial  will help you create easy and unique cards for all those Valentines.  These lil’ multi-fold cards are simple to make and what I like about them the most, is they give you a reason to use up some of them purrty scrap pieces you’ve been hoarding piling up and can’t seem to throw out ’cause you totally heart the collection.

 How to make Multi-Fold Valentines Cards.  Follow this simple picture tutorial to see how to make Accordion Fold and  Triangular Tri-Fold cards.  You card making will never be the same!

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Whenever I’m making these multi-fold cards, I’ll repeat over and over to myself  “Measure Twice, Score Once“, “Measure Twice, Score Once“.   Even though I may think I’m a paper carpenter, I still make measurement errors…Ack!

How to make a Triangular Tri-Fold Card

Supplies needed:

Score Board
1 piece of 3 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ cardstock
Patterned paper
Image to fit on front of card, approx 3″-4″

Triangular Fold Card

Take your 3 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ strip of cardstock and score at 3 1/2″ and 7″.
Triangular Fold Card
Rotate paper and score diagonally on the end square corner to corner.  Make sure both ends are going in the same diagonal.
Triangular Fold Card
Fold left side into the middle then fold triangle flap up. Do the same fold on the other side except fold the triangle down.
Triangular Fold Card


There you go, a simple little triangle tri-fold card that can be embellished in a million ways.

Triangular Fold Card

Wrap a ribbon around your card and tie it with a bow to keep it closed. When adding your image to the front of the card remember to only adhere it to one side of the triangle flap. Otherwise, you won’t be able to open the card.

 Triangular Fold Card

How to make Accordion Fold Card


Supplies needed:

Score Board
1 piece of 4 1/2 ” x 11″ cardstock
Patterned paper
Various embellishments

Accordion Card


Score your 4 1/2″ x 11″paper at 1 1/2″, 3″, 5 1/2″ and 8″.
Accoridian Card


Starting on left side, mountain and valley fold on the score lines

Accoridian Card

Now you know how to make Multi-Fold Cards!  Your card making skillz will never be the same.  Happy Card Making!

Scor- Pal Board


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  1. says

    I love your cute little Valentine cards. Your tutorial on card folding was awesome. I am definitly going to try it. Something different than the same ole folded card. Thank you so much for sharing. Hugs, Dawn

  2. Michelle Little says

    I love love love these card ideas. Thank you for sharing. How can I make the adorable owls?

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