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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Center Stepper Card

Hello, today we are thinking out of the box and making our first center stepper card. This card came together very quick after I got all the measurements down pat. I hope you enjoy the tutorial and all the measurements are below.

Video tutorial: https://youtu.be/V8OKpCKZq-0 

Cardstock 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Put the card-stock in your trimmer with the 8 1/2" side at the top and on the 2" mark. Bring your knife blade down to the 2 1/8" mark and start cutting from there down to the 7 1/2" mark. Take the card-stock out of the trimmer flip it over and do the same to the other side. Making two exact cut lines on both sides.

Take this piece to your score board and start scoring just from cut line to cut line at the 2 1/8" mark (make sure you put the card-stock in where the 2 1/8" cut line is on the left side, where you need to start scoring.) Then score all the way across the card at the 4 1/4" mark. Score at 5 3/8" just from cut line to cut line, score at 6 1/2" from cut line to cut line. Score at 7 1/2" from cut line to cut line.

Take out of your score board and fold, making sure to fold the steps in the center as such, back, forward, back, forward.

Mats are cut at the following:

Sides: 2 @ 1 3/4x4 inches
           2 @ 1 1/2x3 3/4 inches

Bottom: 1@ 3/4x3 1/2inches
              1@ 1/2x3 1/4 inches

First step: 1 @ 1 1/4x3 1/2 inches
                 1 @ 1 x 3 1/4 inches

Second step: 1 @ 3 1/2x4 inches
                     1@ 3 1/4x 3 3/4 inches

That is it, all your measurements and now just to embellish. Have fun these are addictive.


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Diamond Fold Card

To make this diamond fold card following the tutorial below. Also all the measurements are listed for your convenience. If you do make these please share on our Facebook page that link is below as well.

Cardstock/pattern paper 4x12 inches score at 2" and 10"

Mark at center and then bring sides up and fold over/down using a ruler to make the creasing easier. (as shown in the video)

Turn and do the same again. Fold in the sides forming your diamond in the center. Mat embellish any way you wish.

Video Tutorial: https://youtu.be/5KQ-Ll4GOSk

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/350219338419615/


Thursday, April 12, 2018

Waterfall Explosion Box

Today we are working on a waterfall explosion box that is so simple you will wonder why you didn't make this a while ago. Great for gifts and we have Mothers day and Fathers Day coming up you know. Below are the measurements. If you make this project we would love to have you share it on our Facebook page this link is below.

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/350219338419615/

YouTube tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQi_XTcHplw

Start with a 12x12 piece of cardstock score at 4, 8 and turn one turn and score at 4,8.

Mats for these pieces are 3 3/4x 3 3/4 inches you will need 4 for each side. So 8 total.

Waterfall pieces are cut at 3 1/2x4 score on the long side at 3 1/2 inches.

Mats for waterfall pieces are cut at 3 1/4x3 1/4 inches, you will need 8 of these.

Start the waterfall pieces 1/4" from top and sides of the flap. Then every 1/4" from there on down.

Top is a 6x6 piece of cardstock. Pull out from the edge of the score board a little bit maybe 1/16" of an inch and score at 1" all the way around.  Mat for top is cut at 3 3/4"x3 3/4" and the small mats for the sides is cut at 3/4"x3 3/4".

Cut up on the score lines at the edges to for the small flaps and wedge a small bit and you are finished.  Put glue on the flaps and you are finished.

Decorate as you wish.


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