Tuesday, June 1, 2010

A Gate Card - Thank You

















I hope everyone had a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend. I love these gate cards because it allows me to use up my scraps. It is a gate card, I create mine by cutting an 8 1/2" X 11" piece of card stock in half on the horizontal, I then score both ends at 2 3/4" on my Score It board. I then cut1 patterned paper & 3 coordinating pieces at 2 3/4" X 4 1/4" and then trim just a bit off each side because I like a little of the white showing. On this card I used the patterned paper on the left side and coordinating piece on the right and then 2 more coordinating pieces inside. I adhere the right outside first, then notch it with my notching tool. The bar is cut from the StampinUp word bar punch and attached to the patterned paper with a brad. The patterned paper is then adhered to the left side. The two inside coordinating pieces are then adhered inside. I used my wonderful new photo corner "EK Success" punch that Carole sent to me, love these corners, I used 12 of them inside and out. I embellished the little flowers with crystals and used my favorite bee stamp on the outside coordinating paper. I used my gel pens on the bees. Happy Tuesday, Hugs

8 comments:

DonnaMundinger said...

Such beautiful paper, Sandi! Very clever how it closes as well. Aren't those corners just the best? Really adds the perfect finishing touch. xxD

Crayola58 said...

Oh my, how do I say something that is old hat with your wonders? I can't come up with anything other than the same ole' same ole'...girl, I LOVE your work.This is just fantastic. I love the papers, the design, that little bar. Wonderful. Hugs OH, I am so pleased you like your new photo corner punch. Yay.
C.

Sandy from Ukiah said...

I have to agree with Donna, the papers are beautiful. And I love the way it closes. I don't have an corner punches..:-(

DoubleClick Connections said...

This is so neat! I love the colors!

Ann Kranitz said...

Wow Sandi, this is fantastic....loving that little bar closure and your paper is gorgeous!!

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful gatefold card Sandi, your bees are the best! Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

Kelly said...

Gorgeous Sandi. Such pretty paper and I love the way it closes.

Crayola58 said...

Your card is a star now on MY blog as well.
Hugs
Carole