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Triangle Trifolds
Untie the ribbon, pull a corner, and this square card opens up into a rectangle perfectly suited for an invitation or note to a friend. Follow Beate's step by step instructions, then create your own.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • 3 1/2" x 10 1/2" piece of cardstock
  • 3 1/4" piece of patterned paper
  • Paper cutter with scoring blade
  • Stamps
  • Ink
  • Adhesive
  • Ribbon
  • Images © 1990-2007 Stampin' Up!
    Ask Beate
    Beate Johns answers your technique questions
    Q: itamir asked: "There are lots of different types of embossing powders. What is the difference between them and how do they work when embossing?"
    A: Detail embossing powder has the finest grain, and as the name suggests, works best on detailed images and sayings. Regular embossing powder is probably used most often and works great with most stamps. Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (often called UTEE; Stampin' Up!'s is called Glassy Glaze™) creates thick, glossy layers. It is great for techniques like cracked glass or faux metal.
    Your Comments
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Amanda has another great tip for the alcohol inks: "Here in the UK, peel-off stickers in gold and silver are very popular (words & images). I personally don't use them a lot but if you use alcohol inks to change their appearance they make great embellishments and can looked aged and great for heritage projects and pages. Just apply inks to the the sticker page as you do for the tins and tiles."
    Join Us Next Week...
    Large punches or a shape template with swivel knife are needed for next week's project.
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    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
    Make a landscape card ala Kitty747.
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    Find a way to incorporate fabric into your project.
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    [LSC106] Only use colors from Bold Brights family plus white or black for your card.
    Be inspired by contemporary artwork.
    Check out Toy's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by Holly's work.
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