Stationery Folder Made With a 12″ x 12″ Patterned Paper

 

   

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  12” x 12” Fancy Pants Paper – Various Codes Available 

 Abigail Used in this project FPABIGAIL

 Spellbinders Die -Small Rose Border – WIZS4 – 164

Tim Holtz Idea-ology Design Ruler : TH92481     

Cosmic Shimmer Glue – CSGLUE

Sticky Thumb Tape Runner – STICKY

 Double Sided Tape – Tape2S or

Wonder Tape: WH2 , WH4, WH8 or WH10

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

Non-Stick craft sheet: CRAFTSHELRG( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)

 Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad – Dusty Concorde –DPDUSTYCONC

 Ribbon – Various Codes Available

 Low Tack Tape , Paper Flowers ,

Embossing Tool, Decorative Punch – Optional

& Stationary to complete the folder

Step by Step Instructions

 Take a piece of double sided 12” x 12” piece of paper and score at 7cms (2.75”) across the bottom edge. Be aware of which side the pattern will fall when deciding which side to use.

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2 Measure in 14cms (5.5”) from the left hand side and score down the length of the paper.

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3 Fold and crease the bottom edge up and then the do the same with the 2nd fold.

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4 You will be left with a gap once the folder is closed, the measurements are done this way so the folder will take an A5 notepaper one side and an envelope on the shorter side. Chose a coordinating paper to add a panel to cover the gap. The piece needs to measure 23.5cms x 4.5cms.

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 Run a line of sticky thumb tape down the front side edge of the folder before attaching the cut panel.

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 The reverse will now have the contrasting pattern inside which adds detail.

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7 Tape either side of the scored line and the 2 edges. Depending on the weight of the stationery also add wet glue at these points for extra strength and allow to dry.

8 Fold up and secure the flap in place to create the 2 pockets.

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9 Cut a 1.5” x 12” strip of another piece of 12” x 12” paper. Line the rose border to the top edge of the paper and secure the die along the bottom cut edge with low tac tape.

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10 Place the piece through your die cutting making and cut & emboss the panel. Now move the die along and repeat the process until the end. This will create one long border to decorate the stationary folder.

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11 Place the strip onto the non strip craft mat and distress the edges of the border using the cut`n`dry foam and the Tim Holtz dusty concede ink pad.

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12 Attach the border to the edge of the inside flap to add detail to the piece. Then fill the folder with your stationery pieces.

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13 Stamp the swirl image onto the edges of the folder using the dusty concede ink. Tie a ribbon around the spine of the folder and finish with a bow. Decoupage the main flower from the paper and add to folder using 3d glue.

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14  Add a couple of paper flowers to embellish the folder further. Optional- add another panel of card with distressed edges before adding the flower. This will give extra dimension to the project.

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15 A close up of the glazed Flower – A workshop will be available soon using the new Sam Poole button stamp plate & Cosmic Shimmer ultra thick embossing crystals.

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One Response to Stationery Folder Made With a 12″ x 12″ Patterned Paper

  1. Paper Junkie says:

    Yippee – just bought a load of 12×12 card and paper so no excuse not to try this one. Very pretty and will make a very special gift. Thanks Suzanne for another clever project. When I’ve finished all my Christmas cards I’ll be giving this a try.

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