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Adding Scoring Details + GIVEAWAY

Hello! Today I show how to add simple scoring details to your card for a bit of texture and interest. I also show several fun new Concord & 9th products that you must see…

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. To watch the video in HD on YouTube, click HERE.]

Adding details and texture with scoring is easy to do. Here are a few ways…

For my first card I added a grid pattern to my white background using a Teflon Bone Folder and Scor-Pal Mini Scor-Buddy Scoring Board. My lines are 1/4″ apart and it was quick to make!

I added a ribbon that I created with the Concord & 9th Hooray Ribbon Dies. The “congrats” circle and the “celebrate” sentiments are from the coordinating Concord & 9th Hooray Stamp Set. These sets are incredibly versatile! Oh – I also added a bit of scoring details to the ribbons hanging down.

NOTE: Ink and cardstock colors are linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

I did the same scoring technique for my second card, but in a diagonal pattern. My lines are 1/2″ apart and I used the ledge in my Fiskars Trimmer With Wire Guide and a Teflon Bone Folder. (If you don’t have these tools or a scoring board, you can use a mouse pad, ruler, and a stylus or other round-tipped tool.) The results are so pretty!

I created the flower with the same Concord & 9th Hooray Ribbon Dies set. I even used the circle stitched die to create the leaves. (Watch the video for the trick I used!) Finally, I added a few Lucy’s Cards Clear Iridescent Jewels for a bit of bling. (The sentiment is from the Concord & 9th Unicorn Awesomeness Stamp Set.)

My next card is a bit more complicated… and gives amazing pleating. However, once you try it, it will make sense! I started with a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of white cardstock. Towards the center of the cardstock piece, I scored two lines… 1″ apart. Outside of these two lines, I scored lines at 1/4″ away, then 1/2″, and repeated 3 times on both side. I then plated along the scored lines and trimmed the ends off before adding to my card.

I also created this flower with the Concord & 9th Hooray Ribbon Dies set. Be sure to check the video on how I created the layered flower…

I gotta say – I am *crazy* about this new Turnabout Stamp from Concord & 9th! I am a fan of anything sunshine-themed, so the Concord & 9th Sunshine Turnabout Stamp Set is right up my alley. After stamping the background in various yellow shade and gold glitter heat embossing, I added scored rays. This is a great way to add dimension to the fun background!

I like that the Concord & 9th Sunshine Turnabout Stamp Set includes sentiments… and works great with the Concord & 9th Hooray Ribbon Dies set. (That is where I got the center die cuts.) Swoon!

And last but not least, a super simple card! I wanted to keep this one layer, so I added texture with scoring lines on the edges. This frames the card nicely and is fast to do. Those fabulous stamps are from the Concord & 9th Unicorn Awesomeness Stamp Set. That sentiment is fantastic!

I just did some quick coloring with my Copic Markers and then covered the unicorn with loads of Wink of Stella Clear shimmer.

These are just a few ways to add scoring details to your project. I hope you give it a try.

GIVEAWAY

How would you like to win the Sunshine Turnabout Stamp Set from Concord & 9th? For your chance, leave a comment below by 11:59pmEST on 7/25/17. (To leave a comment, scroll down to the bottom of this post and click the green “leave a comment” button. The winner’s name will be randomly selected, emailed and posted on my “Winners page” after the giveaway closes. International folks are eligible, too!)

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Want to find the products I used? To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except those from Concord & 9th. As always, this post was NOT asked for, paid, or sponsored.) Click on the letters below each picture to go to a favorite store: Simon Says Stamp (SSS), Ellen Hutson (EH), etc.

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533 thoughts on “Adding Scoring Details + GIVEAWAY”

  1. I am a big fan of scoring details so it was really fun to see your ideas especially the folded one! Thanks for the chance to win this great stamp and also for sharing the funny (and kind) pizza story.

  2. As always, great video and techniques! Such simple things that add such punch to a card. Love this turn-about stamp. So many possibilities with it!

  3. Once again you have shared how to take a simple technique and give a card a more finished, interesting look! I love the Concord and 9th line of dies and stamps and now I realize what super people they are. Thanks for sharing the story, you made me laugh.

  4. I have not tried any concord and 9th yet, what an amazing opportunity and such a great video. Love your blog Jennifer. Thank You

  5. These are definitely refreshing takes on simple effects. Just lovely. Could you mention what leaf you used? It certainly is proportionally perfect.

  6. Thanks for sharing this set, and the tutorials that make it seem easy to duplicate! I love how complete it is with all the provided paper, tools, and videos. Also, thanks for the opportunity to win it!

  7. All of the Turnabout stamps are fabulous, but I think this Sunshine one is the best so far! Thanks so much for sharing the new releases – I can’t keep up with every company, and you help by showing us the new items. And love the scoring techniques!

  8. I love Concord & 9th products & I appreciate the opportunity to win a turnabout stamp. I really like the scoring video…kind of makes me rethink how a simple scoring board can create some really unique looks.

  9. These are amazing ideas!!! Thank you for sharing! I can’t wait to give some of these a try. It’s time to get back in the craft room, for sure.

  10. As always, loved this video and instruction!
    The Concord and 9 th stamps & dies look amazing- and the cards you made are great.
    I can see that would make great wearable rosettes in school colours for sports festivals for the grandchildren.
    A new and innovative take on the old style ribbon rosettes.Maybe try felt too?
    I am in Australia, but expect these rosettes are worn by kids in US too!
    Am addicted to your blog and videos Jennifer- am going to go broke soon as want to purchase everything you demonstrate! And the dollar exchange and postage are killers here for us down under.
    I try and perfect a card or idea and share with group of friends who meet monthly for cardmaking evenings.
    This month- they loved the envelope corner bookmarks and my version of the card using the Mama Elephant die grid and stamp.
    I watch the videos in bed at night- and my husband knows your voice!
    Thank you so much!
    ( apologies, my comment morphed into an epistle!)

  11. Love the cards, great ideas on how to use the same dies and get different looks. Thank you for the awesome trick showing how to use a circle die to create leaves, amazing!

  12. Wow! Just when I think there are not any more techniques to learn, you come up with another one for me to add to my cards. So simple but I would have never thought to do this; thank you so much for helping me venture out of my comfort zone and explore such fun techniques. The possibilities are endless with your blog.; I visit it daily 🙂

  13. Such neat cards! Thanks for showing all these ideas with the scoring! And that unicorn stamp looks wonderful!

  14. Love these cards all the sentiments are so inspiring and the unicorn is magical with all the sparkle and thanks for the chance to win and share inspiration and sunshine with others too.

  15. Beautiful cards and an awesome video!! You always have such great tip and tricks to inspire. This hooray stamp and die set might be a must have for me now 😊

  16. Love! Love! Everything about this video. I use scoring lines often to accent my cards, but some of this was new to me and I’m gonna do it! Of course I need that stamp and die set first, lol!

  17. Loved your technique on these cards. Concord & 9th stamp Sunshine Turnabout is a stamp I need to get. Thanks for sharing .

  18. I always enjoy watching you and seeing what you manage to come up with using the products. You do so many things that I wouldn’t even think of. Thank you for helping us become better crafters!

  19. Scoring is so easy & creates so much impact…thanks for the reminder to start using this again!
    I LOVE LOVE the “sunshine” card and the “unicorn”. Just beautiful!!!!
    More items added to my wish list!!

  20. Jennifer….you always inspire me! This post with the scoring details was terrific, and I love the way you used the concord & 9th dies in different ways (flower and leaves). Thank you!

  21. I’m sure glad you do these videos. They inspire me to try new techniques. Many times I see cute stamps but have no idea how I would use them. But when I see your designs… well I gotta them them all! Thank you Jennifer…you are wonderful!

  22. Lovely cards..i really love how you scored the cardstock to create grids and pleats..such a great way to add simple details that completes the whole card.

  23. Thank you Jennifer for introducing a new stamp company to your fans…..I didn’t know concord & 9th existed until I watched your video. …….Peggy

  24. Hi Jennifer,
    Thank you so much for all your inspiration. I adore your videos, your techniques, your easy explanations and your voice. This scoring tutorial is wonderful. Something I never remember to do. I was wondering if you ever tried the scoring blade that fits on the Fiskars cutter? I know a google search had many suppliers which were below $5.00.
    http://www2.fiskars.com/Products/Crafting-and-Sewing/Crafting-and-Sewing-Replacement-Parts/Trimmer-Blades-Cut-Score-Style-K
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    🙂

  25. I always appreciate learning new techniques from you–thanks for your work. I was on the fence about the Teflon bone folder, but now I’m convinced that I must get one.

  26. Thank you for your inspiring video featuring these awesome products. I love these cards and your pizza story is pretty funny LOL!

  27. WHAT A BEAUTIFUL WAY TO ADD TO A BACKGROUND OF A CARD AND SO EASY. WE ALL CAN USE YOUR IDEAS. THANKS AGAIN JENNIFER

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