Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Gate Fold With Extra Element

I was out of State for a week and when I came back, the Azaleas, Lilac, and fruit trees were all in bloom.  I love them all.  I need to take pics today of all the glorious colors.

Can you believe how creative some people are?  I am always in awe and wonder at how some can come up with new techniques and card styles.  While I was looking for a unique card, I ran across this interactive card.  It took a bit of time in the construction but what a fun unique card!
I am showing three pics to give you an idea of how this gate card looks closed, partially open and fully open.






Besides the Power Poppy Azaleas set, I used Our Daily Bread Crocheted Circle stamp and die, and a MFT Stax circle die.
Even though it does not show the dimension in the photo, I added a second layer of three flowers on the front in order to pop them up a bit.
The sentiments inside are Whimsy and ?
I love how this turned out.  It takes the gate fold and adds another interesting element.

Challenges:
Die Cut Divas - flowers
Scor-Pal - flowers
Cardz TV Happy Birthday - optional flowers
Joy Clair - May your days be useful like the buds of May
Cardz TV- anything
House that Stamps Built - anything
Word Art Wednesday - anything
Dies R Us - flowers
Double D-  May flowers

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and design..love the stamp/die set you have used, too! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
    Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

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  2. I like the fold and those lovely flowers on the wooden panel background on the front. Quite lovely. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  3. Beautiful design, Marsha.Thanks for sharing it with us at Double D Challenge Blog. We hope you will join us for future challenges.

    Kathy
    DD DT

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  4. Great gate fold design. Thanks for sharing it with us at Dies R Us Challenge Blog. We hope you will join us for future challenges.

    Kathy
    DRU DT

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  5. WOW what a beautiful gate fold creation. I love how the frame comes over top the floral circle ... very creative Marsha! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Flowers’ challenge at Dies R Us and the ‘May Flower’ challenge over at Double D. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop by for a visit.

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  7. What an absolutely GORGEOUS card! I love the unique design and those beautiful flowers against the woodgrain!

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  8. Stunning, loving the beautiful card full of colour for our "MAY FLOWERS" Challenge. Thanks for joining in and good luck in the draw.  Double D Challenges{DT aNNie}

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  9. Back again but this time form Dies R Us....thank you so much for entering our challenge with this gorgeous card!
    Diane DRU DT {Nellies Nest}

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  10. So cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Always Happy Birthday.
    Janis
    Pause Dream Enjoy

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  11. Oh, this is so pretty! Love the elegant flowers and the doily border. Great gate-fold card.

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  12. Thank you so much for joining us at Scor-Pal! Your card is beautiful. I love the flowers, and the die that you used is gorgeous! Happy Scoring!

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  13. This is absolutely gorgeous! I love those beautiful flowers and gate-fold design.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Double "D" Challenge.
    Amelia (DT Double "D" Challenges)

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