Mitered Frame

by Betty Traciak

Use double-sided cardstock to create a framed panel.


  • Double-sided scrapbook paper (Stampin' Up!® Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Tape or adhesive runner
  • Scissors
  • Score board
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU products used here: Jar of Love stamp set, Whisper White Cardstock, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry and Old Olive Classic Inks, Everyday Jars Framelits)


  1. Step 1

    Determine the outer dimension of the finished project and add one inch to each side.
    Example: For a 4” x 4” frame use a 6” x 6” piece of double sided paper.

    Score at 1/2” and 1” from each side.

  2. Step 2

    Cut away the four small squares in each corner, cutting just up to the scorelines.

  3. Step 3

    Fold on all scorelines and reopen so the paper is flat.

  4. Step 4

    Fold each corner on a 45 degree angle.

  5. Step 5

    Fold on scorelines and adhere.

  6. Step 6

    Decorate as desired.



  1. Free Floating Edges:
    Complete as above but in Step 5 do not adhere the edges.

  2. Triangular Edged Frame:
    Determine the outer dimension of the finished project. Add 1-1/2” to each side. Score at 1/2", 1” and 1 1/2" on all sides.

Your Turn

You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Mitered Frame. Try this technique, then upload your artwork to the gallery. Show us your creations!

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Questions and Comments

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These pieces are all so attractive and you've made a very clear and concise tutorial. Thank you so much for sharing this - I will be trying these! thanks to
claudia zimmerman  |  Wed Jul 11, 2018 at 5:44 AM
I'm already confused on Direction#1. LOL!

It says add 1 inch to the outer dimension of the finished product. But she uses a 6x6 paper for a 4x4 finished piece. That's 2 inches on each side.
CSG  |  Wed Jul 11, 2018 at 6:03 AM
Adding 1" to the left side and 1" to the right side will give the final dimensions a 2" total difference. 😊 What a great idea!! Looking forward to trying this one. 😁
Melissa D  |  Wed Jul 11, 2018 at 6:26 AM
I get it now. Doh. Thank you Melissa D.
CSG  |  Wed Jul 11, 2018 at 6:27 AM
This is so awesome!! TFS
jmhoffmann  |  Wed Jul 11, 2018 at 11:58 AM

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