Gatefold Card and Variation Tutorial

For today’s post for One Crazy Stamper I have a Gatefold Card and Variation Tutorial.

Layered Poinsettia Gatefold

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Snowflake Gatefold Variation
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Supplies used for Layered Poinsettia

Supplies used for Snowflake

Steps:

1.  Using a 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ piece of cardstock, score at the 2 1/8″ and 6 3/8″ . Scor-Pal has these markings on it. I used red for the Poinsettia and a blue for the Snowflake

2.  Fold both ends in to meet in the center.

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Layered Poinsettia

1. Cut 4 pieces of gold cardstock 1 7/8″ x 5 5/8″ and 1 piece of cardstock 4 x 5 5/8″. Also cut 4 pieces of Father Christmas Berries (BoBunny)1 3/4″ x 5 1/8″ and 1 piece of the same paper 3 13/16″ x 5″.

2. Using the X-Press It Double Sided Tape, the designer papers were adhered to the gold, which was adhered to the appropriate panels.

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3. Using the Spellbinders Layered Poinsettia, and paper that was hidden in my stash, the various layers were cut and embossed.

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4. The poinsettia was then assembled using glue dots and a brad. X-Press It Double Sided Tape was then added to one side of the poinsettia and adhered to the right side front panel.

5. The sentiment Snow Brackets (Stampendous) was stamped on a piece of X-Press It Blending Cardstock that has been cut and embossed with Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Eighteen and adhered to the center inside panel of the card.

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Create-a-Flake Three (Variation)

1. Cut 4 pieces of silver cardstock 1 7/8″ x 5 5/8″ and 1 piece of cardstock 4 x 5 5/8″. Also cut 4 pieces of Snowfall Blizzard (BoBunny) 1 3/4″ x 5 1/8″ and 1 piece of the same paper 3 13/16″ x 5″.

2. Using the X-Press It Double Sided Tape, the designer papers were adhered to the silver cardstock, which was then adhered to the appropriate panels.

3. Using the Spellbinders Shapeabilities Create-a-Snowflake Three and a sheet 12 x 12 Snowfall Drift (BoBunny)the various pieces were cut and embossed.  As the dies wouldn’t cut completely through, an extra piece of cardstock was used as a shin.

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4. The snowflake was assembled using Sticky Thumb Dimensionals.

5. A Tear Drop Circle was cut and embossed using a piece of Snowfall Drift (BoBuny) and the Spellbinders Nestabilities Tear Drop Circles.

6. The Snowflake was adhered to this circle which was then taped on one half and adhered to the right front panel.

7. Using the Spellbinders Shapeabilities Grommet Tags, a tag was cut and embossed. The Holiday Greetings sentiment from the Cardinal Holiday Mailbox (Heartfelt Creations) was stamped onto the tag which was then lightly inked with Polar Blue (Versa Colour) ink. X-Press It Double Sided Tape was added to the left side and the tag was adhered to the left front panel.

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8. The sentiment Snow Brackets (Stampendous) was stamped on a piece of X-Press It Blending Cardstock that has been cut and embossed with the Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Eighteen and adhered to the center inside panel of the card.

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