Double Gatefold

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Double Gatefold

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping paper 11” x 7 1/2”, score at 5 1/2" along the long side and fold. Die cut the gatefold shape out using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7337 Tear Drop Lattice Gateway Die with one side slightly over the folded edge of the card. 

Front of Card: Die cut a piece green pattern paper using the No.1 die from the HCD2-7337 Tear Drop Lattice Gateway Die and adhere to the front of the card around the edge only. Die cut the decorative die from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die out of silver cardstock. Using this die as a template, die cut the aperture out using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die. Adhere the decorative die to the front of the card.

Inside left of card: Cut a piece of clear cardstock slightly larger than the aperture and adhere to the card. Die cut a piece of green pattern paper and using the card front as a template die cut the aperture out and then adhere to the inside left of the card trimming the right had side slightly to allow the card to close. Die cut the eyelet frame out of silver cardstock using the No. 5 and No 6. from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere around the edge of the aperture as shown.

Inside back of card: Die cut a piece of green pattern paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7337 Tear Drop Lattice Gateway Die set and adhere to the back of the card trimming the left side slightly to allow the card to close. 

Die cut a small scene image from a 6” x 6” panel from the paper collection using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die set. Using a stamp position stamp the Christmas sentiment from the HCPC-3960 Holiday Village Cling Stamp Set in Obsidian ink and then adhere to the back using the front of the card as a template. Die cut the eyelet frame out of silver cardstock using the No 5 and No 6 from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere around the shaped paper. 

Stamp the church image from the HCPC-3960 Holiday Village Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut the church out with the coordinating die.  Add glittery snow effects using Dries White glue and Crystal Ultrafine glitter.  When dry adhere over the pattern paper to finish the scene.

Stamp the smaller poinsettia images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Mulberry ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Sunflower ink and the petals with Vermillion ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the flowers with Vermillion ink and shape with the coordinating molds. Assemble using two petals of each size and insert yellow bead stamens through the centres. I have used 7 stamens for the larger flowers and 5 stamens for the smaller flowers. To finish the flowers, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium. Add a large flower to the top left of the front of the card and a small flower to the bottom right as shown.

Stamp the small poinsettia spray from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the back of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium.  Add the sprays to each side of the large and small poinsettias as shown.

Stamp the small leaf spray image from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere the leaf image on the bottom right and down the left side as shown.

To make the berries stamp the smaller poinsettia images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Mulberry ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the stamens that come with the flowers with Vermillion ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Red Berry Nuvo Drops to the images.  When dry add a small splash of Simply White Nuvo Drops to create a highlight.  Add to the bottom right and top left as shown with foam squares.

Other Products: Iris cardstock, Altenew Obsidian Pigment ink, clear gloss gel medium, Nuvo Drops - Red Berry, Nuvo Drops - Simply White, stamp positioner, small foam squares

Created By Patricia Manhire
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