Gatefold Birthday Cards

A birthday gatefold card with a square die cut. Made using Stampin' Up! Berry Burst cardstock and Naturally Eclectic paper.

Easy Card Fold Alternative – a Gatefold What is a Gatefold Card? A Gatefold card is a simple alternative to a standard card fold. It is a great choice for an invitation, or anytime you want to keep the contents of the card a surprise! Your card base is cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, just like a standard card base. However, instead of scoring it on the long edge at 4-1/4″, you’ll score it at 2-1/8″ and 6-3/8″, as shown below: Then the side flaps are folded inward on the score lines, so that they meet in the center to…

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Stitched From the Heart to Celebrate Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s celebrate love, for all the couples tying the knot today, and for everyone who has special people in their lives! Do you have pretty paper in your stash? Use some for a background and to cut out two hearts for this easy card! The card base is Stampin’ Up! Tip Top Taupe card stock, 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Heart layer: 5-1/4″ x 3″ Love Blossoms DSP stack (retired), or any pretty paper. Cut the largest Square Shape with your Big Shot and the Stampin’ Up! Stitched Shapes Framelits from Whisper White card stock. Add two hearts – these…

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