Double Triangle Fold

by Dawn Olchefske

Cut a sheet of cardstock at an angle to create 2 of these fun fold cards.


  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Thick Whisper White cardstock (8-1/2" x 11") used here)
  • Decorative paper (SU Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper (4" x 5-1/4") used here)
  • Trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the card (SU supplies used here: Dandelion Wishes stamp set, Melon Mambo ink, Whisper White and Melon Mambo cardstock, 2” Circle punch, Starburst punch, Powder Pink Shimmer ribbon, Basic Rhinestone jewels)


  1. Step 1

    Place a full sheet of cardstock in the paper trimmer in the "landscape" position. Score in half at 5 1/2".

  2. Turn cardstock to the portrait position. Score in half at 4 1/4”.

  3. Step 2

    Remove the scoring blade. Position scored cardstock in the paper trimmer on the diagonal, lining up the upper right corner and the lower left corner to the cutting "groove".

    The corners need to go past the "straight-edge" guides of the trimmer.

    Cut. This will make two card bases.

  4. Step 3

    Fold the right side over, then fold the top over.

  5. Use a bone folder for a nice fold.

  6. Step 4

    Cut 4" x 5 1/4" patterned paper on the diagonal, upper right corner to lower left corner. This will also make two cards.

  7. Adhere one of the triangles to the lower front of the card.

  8. Step 5

    Decorate the card front as desired. If embellishments will overlap the card opening, strategically place adhesive so it is only adhered to one flap of the card.

  9. Decorate the inside panel if desired.

  10. Step 6

    Complete the card.


Your Turn

You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Double Triangle Fold. Try this technique, then upload your artwork to the gallery. Show us your creations!

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Questions and Comments

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This is great! Thanks.
Jeanette Robertson  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 3:43 AM
Cute fold and very professional video!
Leslie Brown  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 5:06 AM
This a real cutestate card. It looks easy to make. I will be trying this one. Thanks for the tutorial.
Robin RICHARDS  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 5:56 AM
This a real cute card. It looks easy to make. I will be trying this one. Thanks for the tutorial.
Robin RICHARDS  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 5:57 AM
Dawn, thank you SO much for another great tutorial! I love your step-outs and the wonderful video tutorial! I really appreciated the tip about removing the score piece to be able to cut the whole sheet on a diagonal. Beautiful and fun cards! Hugs!
Cheryl Scrivens  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 8:14 AM
Thank you everyone! It is a very easy card to make, definitely give it a try. But be's so much fun to make, it's addicting!
Dawn Olchefske  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 8:59 AM
Your tutorial was so clear. Thanks.
Miss Kitty  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 9:08 AM
Very very complete tutorial!!! Love your cards!!!!
Dabbles  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 9:29 AM
Hi Dawn! Love your cards! I'm a subscriber and a YouTube follower. Your videos are so professional and your directions are the clearest! Hugs!
Debbie Campbell  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 10:55 AM
Thank you so much for sharing your talents! Terrific video and idea ^_^
Mom Hom  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 12:16 PM
Thank you for sharing. Love this idea!!!!
Jen  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 2:14 PM
Fiskars larger cutting board works like a charm--with Martha Stewarts (large) scoring board -will get the job done in seconds! Thanks for sharing!
Susanne Gleason  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 2:25 PM
Dawn--your directions are spot on, clear, concise, and easy to follow. Without the extra chitchat so I can get right to work. Thanks so much!
desert deb  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 2:36 PM
Love your card and tutorial Dawn! I watch for your blog post everyday! We have friends in Plymouth, MN too.
Pam Mann  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 3:04 PM
This is fantastic thanks for sharing
Rommy  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 4:24 PM
Thanks for the idea and instructions -and your enthusiasm. You’re fun to listen to. : )
Beth Burns  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 4:53 PM
Wow! Simple, but unique and fun! Thank you!
Suzi Metcalfe  |  Wed Jun 27, 2018 at 6:03 PM
Oh gosh - you guys are too sweet. Thank you for your kind comments...I really appreciate it!
Dawn Olchefske  |  Thu Jun 28, 2018 at 10:47 AM
How fun!!! Your step by step was fabulous!!! I loved the little extra tip about using the magnetic platform!!! The card is darling. I can't wait to give it a try!
angela bode  |  Fri Jun 29, 2018 at 2:28 PM
Ooh this looks like a cool and fun fold. Thanks for sharing smile
Stacy Sheldon  |  Sun Jul 1, 2018 at 4:43 PM

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