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Saturday, 26 January 2013

Tri Shutter Album Tutorial

Hello Friends ,
This is Mallika from Aola Handmade Cards , again with a post as part of the DT for Crafters Corner .
In this post I will be teaching you , how to make a Tri shutter Album .
I was always fascinated to make a mini album , and somehow this time I took out time to make mine .
This is what you will create . It opens up . It is a perfect valentines gift
As the picture says , It requires two tri fold cards .
I will be teaching you step by step on how to make this .

Things you will need -
Tonic Trimmer 
Martha Score Board 
Atg Glue Glider 
Tim holtz Hanging sign Die 
Mulberry flowers 
Distress inks - I have used Gathered twigs { The new distress ink of my godfather Tim Holtz }
Magnolia Tilda Stamps - I have used Classic Bridal Couple 
Cherry lynn dies - Butterflies and Magic Mirror .
Assorted stamps






Step 1 -
Cut your cardstocks
2 pc of 6 by 12 inches
2 pc of 6 by 6 inches
1 pc of 6 by 8 inches .


Step 2 -
Take your distress inks and distress the edges .


Step 3 -
We will now make two tri shutters
Now take the 6 by 12 inches pc of Cardstock  . Align the longer side with the score board and Score it at
2 , 4 , 8 , 10 inches . Do this to other 6 by 12 inches of cardstock too .



Step 4 -
Now take 6 by 12 cardstock . Rotate it diagonally . From 1 3/4 inches cut down a line from first score line to last scoreline . Rotate the cardstock by 180 degrees and do the same .
Apply the above step to both the pcs .

Step 5 - 
Now start making alternate folds . One mountain and one valley . The picture will explain better . 

Step 6 -
We have to now allign them together and stick to the 6 by 8 inches of cardstock . 
But before sticking attach a ribbon to the 6 by 8 inches centre . 




Step 7 - 
Now take the two 6 by 6 inches of cardstock . Score them at 2 inches . 
Now we will attach a flap to front . 



Step 8 - 
You will have a composition something like this . 


Step 9 - 
Now embellish it to your consent . 
















18 comments:

  1. I make this one for long now and i can tell its super amazing pattern to make..!! And as usual, yours is gorgeous!

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  2. ohh my God.. This is amazing.. i'm soon gonna try this one out.. !

    Thanks for the lovely tutorial!

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  3. Wow its awesome.. Thanx for the tutorial....

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  4. this is really special creation ..

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  5. Very pretty album.Love the embellishments

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  6. Its lovely.. thanks for the tutorial

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  7. OMG....Awesome, even i'm also working on the same concept!!!!!!

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  8. awesome tute mallika de.... love it...

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  9. wow awesome card, looks very hard and alot of time put into it, love it !!!
    Paula

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  10. Absolutely gorgeous and eye popping.What an inspiration! Thanks a lot Mallika for the tute

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  11. wow....wat a fine tut. of this fabulous folded album...will try it...thanx for sharing.

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  12. Hey that' looks amazing ...have to try out

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  13. I can see lots of ppl making this nowadays but the way you have made is the best for inspiration... :) keep it up dear... :)

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  14. very beautiful!!!!!.fine and very clear tutorial ..

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  15. very nice....for a change u have changed ur colors ;)

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  16. Awesome n v clear tutorial :-)

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  17. your tutorial is the best I have seen for the tri-shutter album! Thank you so much from Caracas Venezuela

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