Iris Folded Dragon



Hello, Hetty here with a fun technique card. Have you ever tried iris folding? It does look very complicated, but in fact is is super easy. It is just a bunch of folded papers and some cellotape and a template to follow. I found this free template of the dragon HERE. Now you can give it a try too. Click on the image, it will get larger and you can safe it to your computer with a right mouse click.



For the dragon I used various gold colored papers and the eye is a brad. The background is embossed. I did that before I cut out the dragon shape.



You find the birthday sentiment with kanji here.

Thank you for looking

and have a creative day!



10 Responses to Iris Folded Dragon

  1. Carla vdM September 7, 2016 at 9:32 am #

    Great card Hetty.

    Irisfolding is not my cup of tea ;o)

    • 4hetty September 7, 2016 at 11:22 pm #

      Thank you very much, Carla.

  2. dragonlady2 September 7, 2016 at 11:29 am #

    Love the dragon and the sentiment in 2 languages. Nicely done, Hetty.

    • Hetty Sanders September 7, 2016 at 1:40 pm #

      Thank you very much.

  3. Peg September 7, 2016 at 3:24 pm #

    Beautifully done Hetty. I wish I could get the hang of Iris Folding because you’re right, it looks complicated and very artsy. Love it! Peg

    • 4hetty September 7, 2016 at 11:21 pm #

      Thank you very much, Peg.

  4. Sabrina Friel September 7, 2016 at 11:32 pm #

    Oh Hetty, how very clever. I love iris folding, I did a lot of these before I started stamping. Such a great technique to use with a dragon, as it adds to the feeling that he has scales. And the sentiment finishes it off perfectly! Love the gold framing around the dragon panel too, another great addition to the Eastern, oriental look of the card.

  5. 4hetty September 8, 2016 at 12:03 am #

    Thank you very much, Sabrina.

  6. Shirley Qu-wannabecre8tive September 12, 2016 at 9:35 pm #

    An awesome card, Hetty. I love the iris folding.

  7. chrissyd723 September 25, 2016 at 6:41 pm #

    Hetty – this card is FANTASTIC – I love the iris folding in the dragon! So original!!!

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