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4/25/13 Tri Fold Shutter Card Tutorial & Instructions by Bonnie Szwalkiewicz

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Tri-Shutter Card
by Bonnie Szwalkiewicz

Special occasions call for special cards. This one will fit the bill!
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One 5 1/2" x 12" piece of Cardstock
Scor-Pal" or other scoring tool
Paper Cutter
Patterned Paper
Bone Folder
Craft Knife
Ruler
Adhesive
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Step 1
Place 5 ½" x 12" piece of cardstock
horizontally in your Scor-Pal.
Score at 2¨, 4¨, 8¨ and 10¨.
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Step 2
Turn cardstock a ¼ turn.
Along the long edge, measure in 1 ½¨ .
Make a slit with a craft knife between the
score marks at 2¨ and 10¨. Repeat on the other
long side.
Step 3
Fold card as pictured.
Step 4
Using card base as a template, trace the
section with the T-shaped fold onto patterned
paper.
Cut two of this shape.
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Step 5
Trim 1/16¨ from all sides of patterned paper.
Step 6
Cut 4 pieces of patterned paper 1 3/8¨ x 1
3/8¨.
Cut 2 pieces of patterned paper 1 3/8¨ x 3
7/8¨.
Cut 1 piece of patterned paper 2 3/8¨ x 3 7/8¨.
Dry fit all of the pieces, then adhere to card
base.
Step 7
Now that the basic Tri-Shutter card is
complete, go forth! Embellish & decorate.
If you are interested on how the Fan Fold
Flowers were created, check this tutorial.
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View of the card closed.
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Start out with a 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of cardstock
Score at 1 3/4", 3 1/2", 7" and 8 3/4". Cut your lines horizontally at 1 1/2" and 3 1/2" from the first to the last score
line.You will end up with a card that measures 3 1/2ļ × 5ļ.
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You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Tri-Shutter Card. Try this
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