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Unread 10-01-2012, 11:43 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by lori92760 View Post
today at michaels, they had their bazzel cardstock on sale. i picked up the 12 x12 and it seemed flimsy. but the same color, same bazzel, in the 8.5x11 was much stiffer. why is that? and why do some colors seem studier than others of the same exact make and model. this is why buying cardstock online makes me a bit nervous. just curious.
Could be the way the grain of the paper is running or the amount of ink in the colour. Darker colours often feel stiffer than light colours. My theory is that's why SU paper feels stiffer than other papers of the same weight is because of the amount of ink used to get the intense colours.
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