EZ Step by Step Tutorial: Showcase your photo's with the Elegant Gateway Dies!

Saturday November 28, 2020
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Are you a crafter that is looking for something different to create? The Elegant Gateway Dies and card bases are perfect for creating a beautiful gift or as a piece of home decor.... they don't have to be cards! Create stunning pieces that are perfect for any occasion! 

Our Crafters Say:

"I just LOVE LOVE  Heartfelt Creations products!!!! Heartfelt Creations has brought my scrapbooking and card making to a whole new level!! "-Barbara Bell

"I just love how these products make me feel so talented. My friends are amazed with what I am able to create." -Gloria Comstock

Let's get crafting!


Step 1: Use a Gateway Fold Card as the card base and cut a window in both side panels using the third Elegant Swirl Gateway Die.

Step 2: Cut 2 pieces of acetate sheet using the third Scalloped Flourish Gateway Die.

Step 3: Glue acetate sheet on side panels and a picture on center panel.

Step 4: Choose a paper from Wild Rose paper collection and cut 3 frames using the first and third Elegant Swirl Gateway Dies. Distress edges with matching ink and adhere on all three panels.

Step 5: Cut 3 decorative frames from white cardstock using the second, third and fourth Elegant Swirl Gateway Dies.

Step 6: Glue all decorative diecuts on card using Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive.

Step 7: Choose a coordinating paper for the backs of the panels and cut using the second Scalloped Flourish Gateway Die and the third and fourth Elegant Swirl Gateway Dies. Cut the decorative panels frpom white cardstock. Adhere to the back panels.

Step 8: Stamp Wisteria Petals on Deluxe flower shaping paper using pink peony ink. Paint some flowers using pink peony and some with vibrant fuchsia ink. Keep some flowers white also. Stamp leaves from Cascading Wisteria stamp on deluxe flower shaping paper using fern green ink and paint with the same ink. Cut flowers and leaves with coordinating dies. 

Step 9: Mist flowers with water and shape using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. 

Step 10: Glue flowers using Assorted Bead Stamens-Medium and create cascading flowers in ombre effect with the darker petals at the top.

Step 11: Stamp sentiment from Ornate Just For You stamp on white cardstock using pink peony and magenta hue ink and cut with coordinating die. 

Step 12: Add foam squares on sentiment and add dimensional tape on base die cut. 

Step 13: Arrange all the elements and glue them using hot melted glue. Finally, add Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear glitter on flowers using Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive.

TOP TIP: Learn more techniques with the Elegant Gateway Dies in this video here:  https://youtu.be/H6fZTiYUH_w

Have fun creating your own projects! We love to see what you create too, share your projects with us on our Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltCreations 















Tutorial by designer Uma Didwania.

See more of Uma's beautiful projects on her blog https://www.umadidwania.com

Looking for more creative inspiration? You can find all of our tutorials here https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/category/step-by-step-tutorials

Let us know what you like about what you just read in the comments below, we love to hear from you.


See what supplies were used to make this project so you can create one too!

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Other Products: Smooth White Cardstock, Hot melted glue, Acetate sheet, Dimensional Tape, Die cutting machine

What do you love about what you just read? Leave us a comment below!
Mary Holshouser
You can depend on Heartfelt Creations to have the most beautiful and elegant new products. The gateway dies are fantastic. thanks for sharing
November 28, 2020 at 12:03 PM
I love the new dies and awaiting it in Australia...
November 29, 2020 at 6:49 AM
Ruth Pearman
This wedding design piece is one of the most beautiful designs made with Heartfelt Creations products I have ever seen!!
November 30, 2020 at 10:01 PM
Sherry Sawyer
Absolutely gorgeous! TFS!
December 18, 2020 at 4:32 AM
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