Sometimes I don’t want to cut these big, beautiful sheets of 12 x 12 paper because I don’t know how to get started or I wonder if I’ll want an entire sheet for a project. I have found a way to cut into the paper slowly and so far, it has worked out nicely for me. I thought I’d share my approach with you.
Here is a piece of 12 x 12 paper from the Berry Blessings bundle (another free Saleabration item.) I made one cut with my paper trimmer at 4″. That leaves me a piece that is 8″ x 12″ for other projects which I set aside. I rotated the 4″ x 12″ strip 90º so the 12″ side was along the top of my trimmer and cut it twice at 3″ and then at 5 1/4″. That left me with four pieces of paper from that one strip. The smallest one is 3/4″ x 4″. I used those pieces to make the following cards.
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