If you’re ever found yourself questioning the buzz surrounding bone folders, you’re about to embark on an enlightening journey. Universally celebrated as a Swiss army knife of craft tools bone folders serve a multitude of purposes, transforming any creation into professional masterpiece.
Be it perfecting folds for your homemade cards, ensuring a smooth liner for your invitations, crafting clean creases on your stationery, or crafting precision scores for recessing photos in scrapbooking – bone flders are the tool of choice. But it doesn’t stop there. This versatile gadget holds a special place in the realm of bookbinding as well, promising limitless creativity.
Let’s rewind a bit. What exactly is a bone folder? Rotted in tradition, this ‘basic’ tool gets its name from its primary material – animal bone. It is the very same device that skilled bookbinders have been employing for centuriers. Each bone folder flaunts two distinct ends, each designed for a specific purpose.
The first end tapers to a gentle point, perfect for deep scoring of heavyweight paper or for leaving an indent on a book board. The bonus? This pointed tip can be sanded down to achieve the desired roundess based on your specific project needs.
Among the myriad of tasks a bone folder can accomplish, two stand out as favourites among crafting enthusiasts:
- Scoring Your Paper Projects: Want to create score lines for your cards, boxes, or any other paper craft projects? A bone folder is your trusted companion. It not only assists in scoring but also ensures precision and neatness in your work.
- Burnishing Folds: Looking to make your folds look smoother and more professional? Turn to a bone folder. It burnishes folds to perfection, adding a polished touch to your paper crafts.
INTRODUCTION TO THE BONE FOLDER
In this video you will be introduced to Stampin’ Up! bone folder.
HOW TO SCORE USING A BONE FOLDER
In this video, we’ll guide you to the path of mastering the use of a bone folder for scoring lines in your paper crafting projects. Whether you’re lacking a paper trimmer equipped with a scoring blade or you’ve simply misplaced your scoring blade, don’t fret. You’ll discover how this versatile tool can produce a flawless fold line in any paper craft project, ensuring your craftsmanship never has to be compromised. Let’s dive in and start with your bone folder!
HOW TO BURNISH USING A BONE FOLDER
In this video you will learn how to use Stampin’ Up! Bone Folder to burnish a fold
In the vast universe of crafting tools, the bone folder unquestionably holds a pivotal postion. So, the next time you set out to craft, ensure this multi-tasking tool is within your arm’s reach!