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Issue #661 March 13th 2019
Nested Portfolio Card  
Guest tutorial author Deb Valder will show you how to make an interactive presentation card with a removable photo booklet.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Trimmer with scoring blade
  • Bone folder
  • Adhesive
  • Stamps
  • Photos
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Mysti wants to know: "I want to make some easel calendars for my office this week but need a template for the triangle stand. Also can I use regular cardboard or do I need chipboard or something else. The calendars will have encouraging statements and pictures and I plan on wire binding them at the top. Any suggestions?"
    A: For the base - once you've figured out the size of your calendar pages, take that size and double it then add 2" for the base... so for examples, if your pages are going to be 4-1/4" high and 5-1/2" wide, your base will be 5-1/2" wide. For the height: 4-1/4" + 2"+ 4-1/4" = 10-1/2". Score the base at 4-1/4", 5-1/4" and 6-1/4" and fold the whole piece in a W. I would think you might want chipboard for the base - try one with 110# cover stock though (like the heavier Neenah cover stock) and see if it will hold up to the weight. Sounds like a fun project!
     
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