Saturday 29 June 2013

Mini Tutorial :: 3 fold card blank using Sizzix Vintage Cabinet Card Die

I am pleased with how this card turned out as it was a bit of an experiment!!

I have wanted this die for ages but wanted to do something a little different with it

I had a little measure of the die when it arrived and it just so happened that the die cut shape was the width of a 3rd of A4 paper, this dosent often happen as so many things are designed for the american market

So firstly i scored a piece of A4 card int 3 equal sections and folded both of the side in so i was left with a section of A4 card 3 layers thick

I then lined this up in the die so that both sides were just inside the cut line of the die - in this pic you can see that the folds are just inside, but you will need tomake sure the card covers that top and bottom blades on the shape, in the photo mine dosen't but that was so you could see how i lined it up on the sides

This is what it shold look like, you can then decide if you want a zig zag fold or if you want more of a gate fold and then of course decorate it into what ever you want it to be!

Products used:
Spellbinders nestabilities and shapeabilities dies


sue said...

What A great idea, I dont have that die but do have a different very similar one so will give it a try.

Thanks again for sharing.

Caroline said...

Beautiful card! I love the way Dies can be used "outside the box". I'll have to look at my sizzix dies now for ideas x

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BlueCat said...

Beautifully done!

PepPop said...

Great card - love the idea. Jaqui x

Veena said...

Ingenious and unique concept to do on a card!

Crafty Loops said...

This is so beautiful and I love the wee flowers from the TH die too. Thank you for sharing how you made it too, I know how time consuming it can be to do tutorials so Im very grateful for the time you took to make this one. Its really beautiful and would make such a lovely gift. Lee x