I used red card stock that was clearanced out at Target and an old paper pad from Provo Craft. You could easily substitute any paper pad, embellishments you have on hand.
I also used the Inkadinkadoo vintage expressions stamp set for the “party” sentiment and stamped it in Versafine black onyx ink. I cut out the bird and uncle Sam and used foam dots to have those elements stand out a bit.
I used this stamp set for the other sentiment but cannot remember which set it is!
QUICK TIP: I originally had the sentiments stamped directly onto the cardstock, but I accidentally smudged the brackets and I really didn’t want to start over, so instead I found some coordinating paper from the same paper pad and re stamped the sentiments onto the cardstock and glued those onto the card. I find I like that even better! Never give up when an accident happens. There is usually a way to save your project!
I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to make a tri fold card. I kept this card relatively simple because I wanted to test out the technique first. It is really fun and the card has tons of little spaces to embellish. I will definitely try this again.