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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tutorial Tuesdays: Daisy Bee Gatefold card by Val!

Hiya Creative Friends😀
LeighSBDesigner Val has a fabulous gatefold card tutorial for you today featuring Daisy Bee so grab your favourite beverage and check it out😋

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Gatefold cards are so much fun to make!  For this one I started out with an 8.5" x 11", which is about an A4 size, sheet of white heavy weight cardstock and cut it down to a panel that measures 6" x 11".

 Fold each end of the panel in towards the center then score and fold to create the two gatefold flaps.

Cut two inserts for the gatefold flaps from white cardstock approximately half an inch smaller than the card base and decorate them with Wild Honey and Wilted Violet Distress Oxides using a sheet of punchinella as a stencil.  Then decorate the exposed areas of the gatefold panels on the card base in the same way.

Edge the two panels with a black Sharpie marker and add triangular corners on all 4 corners of each panel too.  Adhere the panels to the card base with your favourite glue.

 Size the Daisy Bee image to fit the front of the gatefold card and print out onto a sheet of Neenah white cardstock.  Colour just some of the daisies and the bee with Micron pens and Spectrum Noir Colourista markers in assorted colours for a fun bright and bold look.  Fussy cut out the image and mount onto a sheet of black cardstock and fussy cut out again.  I love how the black mat makes the image pop.  Apply Stickles Diamond glitter glue to the centers of the flowers and put aside to dry.

 Rubber stamp the sentiment (Funstamps) for the inside of the card onto a piece of Neenah white cardstock with Onyx Black Versafine ink and colour the stars with an orange Mircron pen.  Trim down the panel and edge it with the black Sharpie marker and adhere the panel inside the card.  Print out two extra flowers from the Daisy Bee image, fussy cut them out and colour them up with Rose and Gold Spectrum Noir Colourista markers.  Adhere them to the top corners of the sentiment panel and apply glitter glue to the centers of the flowers.

Once the glittered flowers inside the card have dried adhere the Daisy Bee topper panel to the front of the card.  Just apply adhesive to the one side of the Daisy Bee topper to allow the gatefold to open and tada, you've got a fabulous fancy fold card that looks amazing yet was so easy and loads of fun to make🌸


Thanks for stopping by to see Val's project today!
Happy Stamping!


  1. This is fabulous, Val! Another idea I am inspired to copy ;) xx

  2. Thank you Leigh for showcasing my tutorial so wonderfully! x

  3. A lovely make, and great to see a stepby xtep of how it was constructed.

  4. OOOh, this is beautiful, Val! Love the stenciling and how you've selectively colored the flowers. It really makes them POP. Fabulous! xxD


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