Partial Cuts

There’s a cute sample in the Stampin’ Up! spring catalog that Sandy & I wanted to try.  It uses a framelit to make a partial cut on a fold.  I decided to make a tutorial today with instructions.

Partial cut, framelits, Stampin' Up, daydream medallions, birthday cards

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This is the completed project.  See how the  of the cut-out is above the fold?

Here’s what I did.  First cut a 4-1/4″ x 8″ strip of card stock.  Fold in half to create a 4-1/4″ wide x 4″ tall card.

Daydream Medallions, Stampin' Up, tutorial

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I used a Stamp-a-ma-jig for this step.  Stamp the image so it’s centered on the fold of the card.  If this card looks a little long to you, it is.  I cut a 4-1/4″ x 11″ strip, then realized it would be too tall for the envelope.  It was later trimmed to 4-1/4″ x 8″.

Partial cutting with framelits, tutorial, Stampin' Up, daydream medallions

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Stack your Big Shot “sandwich,” with the multipurpose platform (tab 2), bottom cutting plate, card stock and framelit.  Place the top cutting plate with the edge over the card fold.  You only want the plate to cover the area to be cut (i.e. – the back – which can be either side right now).  Roll through the Big Shot.

That’s all there is to it!  Here’s the finished card from the side.

Partial cuts with framelits, tutorial, stampin' up, daydream medallions, Big Shot, sizzix

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Hope you enjoyed this! Thanks for stopping by Stamping with Buffy – and have a wonderful day!

Supplies – Stamps:  Daydream Medallions, Perfectly Penned; Ink:  Riding Hood Red, Calypso Coral, Island Indigo classic; Paper:  Calypso Coral, Whisper White, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade card stock; Floral District designer series paper; Other:  Pool Party seam binding ribbon, Big Shot, Floral Frames framelits, scalloped edge border punch,  fancy fan embossing folder, 2011-13 In Color designer printed brads, designer buttons – subtles

About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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2 Responses to Partial Cuts

  1. Sandy says:

    Perfect. Thanks a lot for figuring this out. I love the card you created too.

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  2. Emilie Boyd says:

    Thanks great tip and pretty card. My daughter in law loved the ornaments and is coming down this summer to make a bunch to take to the next year Xmas fair.

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