Hiya sistahs, happy Thursday with Sandiebella !
Today Sandiebella teaches us how to make a Shutter Flap Card
Score and fold the card base at 5″ on the 10″ side. Adhere one of the 6-3/8″x 4.5″ pieces of card inside. Set aside.
Apply adhesive around the edges of one of the 5-7/8″ x 4-1/8″ pieces of card. Adhere a second one of the same size to it, then adhere the 5-7/8″ x 4-1/8″ piece of paper to the card pieces.
Take the 4-1/8″ x 2-1/8″ pieces of card and score each one at 5/8″ on both short sides and one long side. On the remaining long side, score at 5/8″ each side of the intersecting score line.
On the side with the long score line, cut up on each 5/8″ line until you meet the horizontal line. then cut across the score line to remove the centre piece.
On the opposite side, cut on each side the score lines up to the horizontal lines and remove the little sliver of card.
Fold all four tabs on the score lines, ensuring the angles are square, and burnish well with the bone folder. Repeat these steps for all 3 pieces of card.
Turn the shutters so that the side with removed middle section is on the left. This is the front of the shutters. Adhere the paper layers.
Turn over each piece and adhere the contrasting paper to the back side.
With the front of the shutter facing upwards, fold back the two outer tabs and apply wet glue
Adhere the tabs to left side corners of the remaining 5-7/8″ x 4-1/8″ piece of card, ensuring there is no over hang around the edges. Fold up the tabs on the other side of the shutter, as shown.
Adhere the (2x) 4″ x 1.5″ pieces to the centre sections, the 2″ x 4″ to the end section, and the 0.5″ x 4″ piece to the smallest section of the base.
Pull open the shutters and adhere the remaining images to the inside of the shutters, trimming the Mom to size.
Punch a hole on the left side of the frame, adding a grommet.
Thread some twine though the grommet as a pull mechanism to open the shutters.
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