What is a bridge card?

I posted a teaser last week that I’d be sharing the measurements and instructions for a bridge card today. This is one that I learned from others but adapted to fit the Myths and Magic suite from the Stampin’Up! 2018 Occasions catalog. I love this card as it’s a fun pop up that is relatively easy and when pressed flat fits in your standard envelope.

I used a combination of Stampin’ markers and blender pens on stamp pads to color in the characters. The primary colors I used are Tranquil Tide, Smokey Slate and Fresh Fig.

Here is my example. The measurements with instructions are below the photo.

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Bridge Card

Base  – solid cards stock 8 ¼” by 4 1/4” – scored at 1 3/8″, 2 3/4”, 5 1/2”,  and 6 7/8”
Center panel of Designer Series Paper (DSP) – 4” by 2 ½”
Bridge same color as base – 5 ½” by 1 ¼”
4 inside panels of DSP 4” by 1 1/8”
Fold on score lines
Attach center piece and two inside pieces of DSP to card
Attach both ends of bridg to outside panel bottoms
Attach outside DSP to outside panels over bridge ends
Decorate as desired

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