Today’s technique is a little different in that there is no stamping. When I was surfing online looking for ways to use Designer Series Paper I discovered this technique thanks to Deb Valder for sharing this chevron folded pattern.
Supplies that you will need: Paper Trimmer and Designer Series Paper. And card stock, stamps, ink and embellishment to finish your card.
Step by Step Instructions
- Note: I have converted this to metric sizing.
- Cut 1 card panel to 14cm x 9.5cm panel for the base of your chevron pattern.
- If you wish to add some texture to the card panel do this before starting your chevron pattern.
- Cut 5 pieces of Designer Series Paper at 6.5cm x 2.5cm.
- Three pieces you will fold from the top right-hand corner over to the left side on both ends.
- Two pieces you will fold from the left-hand corner over to the ride side on both ends.
- You will want to burnish all folds with a bone folder.
- Now flip all pieces over and add a small amount of adhesive to the middle of each one. (this will allow you to just tack them into place and move around later if needed)
- Start with one of the three pieces (folded right to left) line up the side and corner to your card panel.
- Now alternate between the two different folded pieces to create your chevron pattern.
- When you have them all down you might need to adjust them a little if they are not meeting properly or do not quite meet at the ends.
- Once you are happy with the placement adhere in place.
- Decorate and embellish as you wish to finish your card.
Variations for this technique
- Use the reverse side of the designer series paper to get a different finish.
- Landscape or portrait your finished card.
Demonstration of Folded Chevron
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