by Bibiana Martinez-Ziegler
Create this unique shaped card using 3 pieces of cardstock. Technique courtesy of Emma Fewkes
- One 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" piece of cardstock
- Paper trimmer
- Scoring board
- Self-healing mat
- Hobby blade
- Pencil with eraser
- Bone folder
- Strong Adhesive Tape
Cut your 5 1 /2" x 8 1/2"piece of cardstock at 4 1/4".
You will have 2 panels measuring 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Cut one of the panels (4 1/4" x 5 1/2") at 2 1/2".
You will have 1 piece of cardstock for the base and you will have 2 pieces of cardstock for the swinging flaps.
Score 1/2" on each end of the swinging flaps.
Trace a line with pencil at 1/4" on the opposite side of the scored line of each flap on those lines hand free cut 2 notches .
Trace a line with pencil on the base piece of cardstock at 4" from the edge.
Trace a second line on the left swinging flap at 2" from the edge.
Mark with pencil on top of those lines where you will make the slits for the notches to be inserted.
Cut the slits with Hobby Blade.
Erase all your pencil marks and lines.
Add double sided tape to the end of the flaps, on the scored side.
Tape the flaps to the base.
Insert notches on slits. Make any adjustments.
Step 10 (Optional)
Trace with pencil valleys on the flaps.
Trim with scissors. Decorate…as desired.
Finished card closed.
Finished card open.