Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Mid Challenge Tutorial - May Flowers Pinwheel Card

Here we are, flying through the month again!  We are halfway through the month and I have the mid-month tutorial on the Pinwheel Fold Card for you.  I have incorporated my flowers into my lovely designer paper and into the image stamped inside with my message. The rest of the team has made some amazing projects so be sure to check out the Scor-Pal blog for pictures and links to their blogs
For this project, you will need:
  • Scor-Pal
  • Scor-Envi
  • Scor-Tape
  • One 6" x 6" piece of double sided designer paper
  • One 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" piece of card stock
  • One 3 1/8" x 3 1/8" piece of card stock
  • paper snips
  • stamps
  • ink
  • ribbon
Place the Scor-Envi into the top right hand corner of the Scor-Pal.  Place the 6" x 6" piece of designer paper with one corner in the 6" groove, one side aligned with the Scor-Envi and the opposite corner lined up with the 6" groove. Score at the 7 3/4" mark.  Rotate 90 degrees and repeat for the remaining sides. Remember to score on the side of the paper that you want on the outside of your card.
Trim out the triangles made my intersecting score lines on each side.
Burnish your score lines.

Turn designer paper to opposite side and align with the top left hand fence of the Scor-Pal. Score from the top of the paper to the top of the trimmed out triangle.  Rotate 90 degrees and repeat on remaining sides.
Burnish your second set of score lines.
Stamp your sentiment on the 3 1/8" x 3 1/8" piece of card stock.  Adhere with Scor-Tape to the 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" piece of card stock and then adhere to the center of the pinwheel fold card.
Fold one flap down and continue in a clockwise fashion until you get to the last flap.  You will likely need to lift up slightly on the three flaps and tuck the fourth flap underneath.
Tie a generous length of ribbon around the center of the pinwheel fold card for embellishment.
Give this tutorial a try or pick another project.  If you are low on ideas or are looking for inspiration, be sure to check out the Projects on the Scor-Pal website or our Pinterest board. 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

* I adopted this tutorial here.  

Details -  Stamps: Kind Words (Verve); Paper: Recollections Backyard Table dp, Orchid Opulence, Coconut Swirl (Bazzill); Ink: Tuxedo Black, Orchid Opulence, Pear Pizzazz, Crushed Curry, Soft Suede; Accessories: Scor-Pal, Scor-Envi, paper snips, paper piercing tool, mat pak, Scor-Tape, pink organdy ribbon, water color crayons.

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