Gate-fold Card

Hi everyone,

I am thrilled and excited to share with you my first official post for the Heartfelt Creations DT.  They are all such a talented bunch of ladies and I am honored to be included on the team with them.

I made this flower that I was so proud of and needed a card to showcase the flower.  For that reason a gate-fold card was perfect.

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and here is what is looks like when you open it up : )

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Products Used:

HCPC 3468 – Tattered Blossoms PreCut Set
HCPC 3551 – Holly Berry PreCut Set
HCPC 3354 – Classic Message PreCut Set
HCD 722 – Tattered Blossoms Die
HCD 738 – Ornamental Add On Die
HCDP1 230 – Sunny Day Paper Collection

Project Instructions:

Other products: Standard Circles Large, Twisted Metal Tags & Accents, Orange  Card stock, Distressed Ink, 3D foam pads, adhesive and die cutting machine.

Instructions: Cut a 6 x 6  piece of DP from the Sunny Day Paper Collection, a 5.5 x 5.5 piece of Orange Card Stock and a 10 x 5 coordinating piece of DP.  Score the 10 x 5 piece on the long side at 2.5 and 8.5 and fold.  To make the window simply place your die cut line up behind the flaps and run through your machine.  Once your pieces are all cut, assemble as shown and make your flower by stamping and die cutting Tattered Blossoms PreCut set and coordinating Tattered Blossoms Die.  Distress and shape petals and leaves then assemble.  Once assembled, attach flower to the center using 3D foam dot inside card and finish with your favorite sentiment.

I hope to see  you again soon.  I love to read your comments, thank you so much!

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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

7 responses »

  1. this is absolutely gorgeous. I love the flower!!!

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  2. Wow! This is stunning. I can see I will be learning a lot from you

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  3. BIG Congratulations Joann. And what a beautiful card to start off with. The flower is just stunning, love the card shape and layout too. And thank you too for your kind words on my Blog today. Judy x

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  4. Beautiful, just beautiful!! Love that flower and its color.

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  5. You have good reason to be proud of that beautiful flower and the card as well. Congratulations, on joining the team.

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  6. Such a beautiful card!! Welcome to the HC design team!!

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  7. EXCELLENT, this is a gorgeous ,brilliant card, that flower is GORGEOUSSSSS, and you showcased it perfectly, thanks for sharing…

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