bloglovinBloglovin iconemailfacebookFacebook iconinstagramInstagram iconlinkedinLinkedIn iconpinterestPinterest iconrssRSS iconsoundcloudSoundCloud icontwitterTwitter iconyoutube bananaBanana graphic bananaleafBanana leaf graphic bird-with-leavesBird with leaves graphic blue-chocolate-popsicleBlue chocolate popsicle graphic blue-popsicleBlue popsicle graphic cactus-flower-topCactus w/ flower top graphic cactus-pink-topCactus w/ pink top graphic cactus-yellow-topCactus w/ yellow top graphic cherriesCherries graphic coconutCoconut graphic coffee-cupCoffee cup graphic firecracker-popsicleFirecracker popsicle graphic flamingoFlamingo graphic frozen-bananaFrozen banana graphic kiwi-popsicleKiwi popsicle graphic kiwiKiwi slice lemon-wedgeLemon wedge graphic lime-wedgeLime wedge graphic orange-popsicleOrange popsicle graphic pineapplePineapple graphic pink-chocolate-ice-cream-popPink chocolate ice cream pop grahpic pink-ice-cream-popPink ice cream pop graphic pink-popsiclePink popsicle graphic pink-sundae-conePink sundae cone graphic pink-swirl-conePink swirl cone graphic pizza-slice-basilPizza slice w/ basil graphic pizza-slice-olivesPizza slice w/ olives graphic pizza-slice-onionsPizza slice w/ onions graphic rainbow-swirl-coneRainbow swirl cone graphic rainbow-waffle-coneRainbow waffle cone graphic strawberriesStrawberries graphic strawberryStrawberry graphic sunSun graphic text-helloHello text graphic text-shine-onShine On text graphic text-yayYay text graphic watermelon-largeWatermelon slice (large) graphic watermelon-smallWatermelon slice (small) graphic

Springtime Quatrefoil Stationery HeaderAll month, I’ve been hanging out with the girls of CASE Study Blog. We’ve been revisiting a few of my projects and creating crafty goodies inspired by each one. Today is my last day with them and I’m going out in a shower of springtimey hues.

I fully intend to ride this whole quatrefoil trend well past it’s prime. I pretty much feel the same way about mason jars, chevrons and cake pops. I don’t follow trends, people…I wear them out! Lucky for me, I think the cool kids are still jonesing on quatrefoil, so it’s okay for me to use it in today’s post.

The inspiration for my project comes from THIS post, where I trimmed down the Papertrey Ink Quatrefoil die so that it would work on a pair of 4bar cards. Today, I’m taking the same approach but with a different technique as well as a fun, bold color scheme.


Quatrefoil StationeryThe Papertrey Quatrefoil die fits on a standard A2 card front, but personally, I love smaller notecards, so I came up with an easy way to recreate the framed edge of the die on a smaller scale.


4bar Quatrefoil Stationery Supples


  • Cardstock (white, pink & red)
  • Papertrey Ink Quatrefoil Die
  • Papertrey Ink Rosie Posie Stamp Set
  • Circle Dies in 1/4″ increments to create window & window frame
  • White Cardbases trimmed to 4bar size (3 1/2″ x 4 7/8″)
  • Assorted embellishments (I used paper bows and banners stamped with various greetings)

4bar Quatrefoil Stationery Instructions


{1} On a piece of 4bar sized cardstock, use a ruler to pencil in a frame that is 1/4″ from the edge.

{2} Use a craft knife to cut along the pencil lines. A ruler will help with this, just hold the ruler along the line, then drag the craft knife down the edge of the ruler to get a perfectly straight cut.

{3} Adhere the frame you’ve created onto the quatrefoil die cut.

{4} Trim along the edges of your frame, creating a new, 4bar-sized frame for the quatrefoil pattern.


4bar Quatrefoil Stationery Instructions 2

{5} Adhere the 4bar quatrefoil pattern onto a piece of cardstock that is cut to the same size. In the center, die cut a circle window, then create a frame for the window using two circle dies that differ by 1/4″ in size.

{6} To create a card from the quatrefoil card front, trim down the front of a 4bar cardbase so that only 1/2″ remains on the front. Adhere the quatrefoil cardfront to this flap.

Quatrefoil Stationery Storyboard And because I am obsessed with card kits right now, I assembled the card bases and added an assortment of embellishments that any one can use to customize their own stationery. Here’s what I came up with for the final designs.

Quatrefoil Stationery Storyboard 1


Be sure to visit the CASE Study Blog to see how the design team interpreted the quatrefoil inspiration! 


Papertrey Ink Quatrefoil Die | Spellbinders Standard Circles Small | Spellbinders Standard Circles Large | Papertrey Ink Rosie Posie Stamp Set & Die Collection | Studio Calico Sundrifter Frame & Feathers Stamp Set | Studio Calico Snippets Stamp Set | Impress Fresh Ink in Strawberry, Basil & Mango


Keep on crafting with these other posts

43 thoughts on “CASE-Study: Springtime Quatrefoil Stationery

  1. I don’t think the quatrefoil should ever lose favour, it is quite simply stunning 🙂 Love these notecards, but I don’t think I could cut lines as perfectly as yours….I know “practice makes perfect” – LOL!

    Thank you, for another post of glorious inspiration 🙂

  2. Hello, love the design. I know we all love colors. But if you can make your hyperlinks to stand out just a little more. It’s hard to read what they are the light blue is nice but is barely readable. Keep up the excellent work!

  3. Hey, Amber!
    I’ve *so* loved having you as our muse for January! Thanks for the fabulous, inspiring creations: you made Jan a super-easy month for me to craft for CASE Study! ;D

  4. I’m with you and don’t believe Quatrefoil is off trend yet. Besides, do we really care, especially after seeing your beautiful mini cards. Thanks for sharing the details on how to replicate your idea. These cards are just stunning. Soupa fabulous!

  5. Love these. I purchased the quarterfoil but it is hard to adhere because of the tine borders. Do you have a secret? Thank you.

    1. Hey Vicki! You are completely right about the narrow edges of this die! I use Tombow Permanent Mono Adhesive for this particular die and have good results. When applied gently, this adhesive is great because as your roll it over the paper, it only applies adhesive to the paper and leaves a relatively clean. If you use this adhesive, I suggest rolling it on over a piece of scrap paper so you don’t get any extra sticky adhesive on your work surface. Hope this helps!

  6. For campus IT, “back to school” holds an entirely different meaning for the Fall 2020 semester. On this episode of SolarWinds© TechPod™, Head Geek™ Liz Beavers is joined by Jenny Reeves, operations program manager for a K-12 school in Atlanta. They’ll recount the Spring journey as schools pivoted mid-semester to virtual classrooms, applying lessons learned as many schools currently face moving targets for re-opening and/or virtual learning. Join Liz and Jenny as they help IT leaders in education navigate the new different.

  7. Hey friends, there is a lot of essay writing sites available on the web but you cannot trust each and every website. No doubt these sites provide a lot of help to many people when they search for the topic especially to students who want to complete their assignments. If someone has any doubt regarding the content of the essay or any other doubt I recommend you to visit and find the essay paper online from here. Believe me, you have a better experience and you prefer this all the time when you search for the topic.

  8. I love more modest notecards, so I concocted a simple method for reproducing the outlined edge of the kick the bucket on a more limited size,more info go through I think the cool children are as yet jonesing on quatrefoil, so it’s alright for me to involve it in the present post.

  9. Our BICSI RCDDv14.1 practice test is the most reliable solution to quickly prepare for your BICSI Designing BICSI Azure Infrastructure Solutions. We are certain that our BICSI RCDDv14.1 practice exam will guide you to get certified on the first try. Here is how we serve you to prepare successfully.

  10. Thanks! Seeking assistance with case studies, I came across this case study writing service: Is anyone here familiar with their offerings? I’d like to know if they can truly dissect complex scenarios effectively. If you’ve used their service, please share your thoughts. Your insights would be greatly appreciated!

  11. The academic journey has its share of obstacles, especially when tackling transportation studies. Fortunately, a friend recommended this valuable resource , a platform dedicated to expert assistance with transportation essays. Ever since I began utilizing their services, my academic stress has noticeably diminished. Their skilled writers customize assignments to my specifications, ensuring top-tier results.

  12. If you’re struggling with writing, seek help from professors, tutors, or academic resources available at your institution. Remember, the pursuit of knowledge and personal development is far more valuable than any shortcut a service may offer. I strongly advise against using a pay for an essay Payforwriting . It not only goes against academic integrity, but it also undermines your own learning and personal growth. Instead of taking the easy way out, invest time in developing your writing skills, critical thinking, and research abilities. Education is about self-improvement and gaining knowledge, not simply obtaining a degree.

  13. Leather bomber jackets for men has an exceptionally rich history, men’s aircraft calfskin coats right currently partake in a gigantic overall fame that outflanks age, sex and even region, in view of a redid appearance and work. mens leather bomber jacket

  14. With Pre-Orders, you’re not simply shopping; you’re spearheading. Advance beyond the bend, and be quick to possess state-of-the-art innovation, style, and way-of-life items. Your opportunity to exhibit things sets precedents and rethink assumptions.

  15. Claude AI, at its core, is an advanced AI system designed to streamline processes and enhance decision-making across various sectors. With applications ranging from healthcare to finance, this AI powerhouse has proven its versatility.

  16. gimkitjoinis an educational platform designed to make learning engaging and interactive. It allows teachers to create quiz-style games that students can play individually or in groups. Players earn in-game currency by answering questions correctly, which they can then use to purchase power-ups, upgrade their avatars, or compete against each other

  17. claude3At its core, Claude 3 is a state-of-the-art language model, a type of artificial intelligence system designed to understand and generate human-like text. However, what sets Claude apart is its unique combination of advanced natural language processing capabilities

  18. banggoodappBanggood is an online retail platform that specializes in selling a wide range of products, including electronics, gadgets, clothing, accessories, home goods, and more. It operates internationally and offers competitive prices on many items. The company is known for its frequent sales, promotions, and discounts, which attract customers looking for good deals

  19. trendyolapp Trendyol is a popular e-commerce platform based in Turkey that offers a wide variety of products including clothing, accessories, beauty products, electronics, and home goods. It operates primarily in Turkey but has expanded its reach to other countries as well

  20. soap2dayssSoap2Day is a popular online streaming platform that offers a wide range of movies and TV shows for free. Users can watch content without needing to sign up for an account.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.