Your friendship means the world to me!  It does.  I love this sentiment from the Free As A Bird Bundle.  Today’s card includes a tutorial because the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper (DSP) is cut at an interesting angle.

Using Designer Series Paper and scrapbook paper at an angle on a card

Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper cut at an interesting angle

I used a retired 4.25″ square of retired DSP to illustrate how easy it is to cut the DSP at the correct angles on both sides of the paper.

The first step to align paper (the bottom right corner) on your paper trimmer at the 1/2″ mark and the top right at the cutting channel guide.

Scrapbook paper aligned on a paper cutter trimmer

The first cut

Turn your paper around (notice the directions of the leaf design) and align the bottom right of the DSP at the 1/2″ mark on the right side of the paper trimmer and the top right at the cutting channel guide.  See photo below for placement reference..

How to make the second cut on patterned paper

How to make the second cut on patterned paper

Your DSP should look like the photo below.  At this point you can use either side of the paper on the front of your card.

Patterned paper cut at angles.

Both sides are cut at the same angles.

Click for a detailed card tutorial: Friendship Bird Ballad Card Tutorial PDF


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