Saturday, July 21, 2012

Nip and Tuck Fancy Fold


What a great fold to gives your cards a different look.

The Nip and Tuck comes from; you cut (“nip”) and then you fold (“tuck”).

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Stamps: Curly Cute and Field Flowers

Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Old Olive

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Elegant Eggplant, Old Olive  

Big Shot: Big Shot Perfect Polka Dots TIEF

Scoring Tools: Simply Scored, Simply Scored Diagonal Plate, Bone Folder
Adhesives: Dimensionals, Glue Dots, 2 way glue pen

Embellishments: Elegant Eggplant ½” Scallop Dot Ribbon, Dazzling Diamond Glitter

Misc: Ruler, Paper Trimmer


Step 1a: Start with a Very Vanilla card base measuring 5 ½” x 8 ½”, fold in half.

Step 1b: Measure 1 3/8” in from the folded side and make a mark.

Step 1c: Measure 5/8” from the top and make a mark.

Step 1d: Measure 3” from the top of the card and make a line.

Step 1e: Measure in 3” from the right side of the card and make a mark at 5/8”.

Step 2a: Take a ruler and make a diagonal line from the top 5/8” and the right side 5/8”.

Step 2b: Lay your opened card on the Simply Score Diagonal Plate and from the 5/8” mark score up and off the card.

Step 2c: Place the right side of your opened card to the left of the Simply Score Diagonal Plate.  Score from 5/8” up and off the end of the card.


Step 3a: Put the trimmer at the 3” mark and cut to 5/8″mark.

Step 3b: The cut will look like this. Again don’t cut past the 5/8”.

Step 3c: Do the same on the other side.

Step 4a: You will end up with a triangle

Step 4b: Fold the triangle over and crease with a bone folder.

Step 5a: The fold will look like this.

Step 5b: Take a mini glue dot to secure the flap.

Step 5c: Put the card front in the Perfect Polka Dots TIEF and run it through the Big Shot.


Step 6: Cut three layers

Old Olive at 2 5/8” Square

Elegant Eggplant at 2 ½” square

Very Vanilla at 2 3/8” square

Stamp the image on Very Vanilla. (Stamp off with Elegant Eggplant to create the bottom flower image.)

Step 7: Cut 3 Layers:

Old Olive at 1” x 3 3/8”

Elegant Eggplant at 7/8” x 3 ¼”

Very Vanilla at 11/16” x 3 1/8”

Adhere with Dimensionals

Step 8: Add your ribbon

Step 9: Take your 2 way glue and glitter the inside of the flower.


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