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Floating Gatefold Cards

Hi friends, it’s me again!

Today I’m sharing the Floating Gatefold Cards I made the other week.

By adding two small panels on each side, you can completely transform a simply Gatefold card.

I was requested to make this card style by a few people and I believe it was originally designed by Dawn’s Stamping Thoughts. I decided to make a 5 x 7 version using the dies from my Garden Delights Twist & Pop collection.

The card is held together with a matching belly band.

SUPPLIES USED TO MAKE THESE CARDS

Garden Delights die set available here. CURRENTLY SOLD OUT

Made To Surprise Scenes paper pad available here.

MEASUREMENTS NEEDED TO MAKE THESE CARDS

1 piece of 10″ x 7″ card for the main card base.

Score along the 10″ side at 2.1/2 & 7.1/2

4 pieces of 2.1/4 x 6.3/4 pattern paper to mat both sides of the gatefold part.

2 pieces of 4.3/4 x 6.3/4, 1 pattern piece for the front, and 1 plain piece for the back to stamp and write your message.

2 pieces of 3″ x 1/2″ card for the pop up floating pieces to lay on.

Score along the 3″ side at 1/2″, 1.1/2 & 2″

2 square pieces of 2″ x 2″ card for the floating pieces.

Check out my full tutorial below to see how I made them.

As with all my cards, you have plenty of space on the back to stamp and write your message.

Thank you for visiting my blog today.

Happy crafting

Sam

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