How to Make a Pacific Wave Gatefold Card

A gatefold card gives the recipient the WOW factor from the second they open the envelope!

You’ll need:

  • Dies by Chloe Leafy Border
  • Stamps by Chloe Leafy Wreath
  • Dies by Chloe Mini Flower
  • Stamps by Chloe Lovely Surprises
  • Sparkelicious Glitter – Pacific Wave
  • Chloe’s Crystals Crystal Clear
  • Sparkelicious Glitter – Parakeet
  • Sparkelicious Glitter – Radiant
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad Peeled Paint
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad Peacock Feathers
  • Versafine Smokey Grey Ink Pad
  • Self Adhesive Pearls
  • Dots Embossing Folder (from stash)
  • Centura Pearl Card – Turquoise
  • Double-Sided Adhesive Sheet
  • Cut n Dry Foam
  • Crafters Companion Circle Die
  • Ultimate Pro – for scoring base card

Gatefold Card

Gatefold Card Instructions;

Step 1

Take a sheet of A4 card and fold to make a gatefold base card.

Step 2

Cut 2 lengths of Centura Pearl turquoise card to 2 ½”x 8” affix to base card, edge using dries clear glue, cover with Pacific Wave glitter.

Step 3

Cut 2 lengths of crystal white card to just under 7 ½” x 2 ¼”, die-cut Leafy Border down the centre of each of these panels, leaving the die in place, then ink through using a piece of cut n dry foam and a peeled paint distress ink pad.

Step 4

Lift all of the leaves.

Step 5

Cut a piece of Crystal White Card to 7 ½” x 2 ¼”, place a strip of double-sided adhesive sheet down the centre, remove the backing and place Leafy Border die cut panel over the top, cover with parakeet glitter, affix to base card using foam pads.

Step 6

Apply dries clear PVA glue to the tips of the leaves, cover with parakeet glitter.

Step 7

Stamp Leafy Wreath onto a piece fo Crystal White Card using Peeled Paint Distress Ink Pad, heat to set ink.

Step 8

Place circle die over the top and run through die cutting machine.

Step 9

Take Just for you Sentiment and stamp in the centre of the wreath using a Versafine Smokey Grey ink pad.

Step 10

Apply dots of PVA glue to the wreath and cover in Parakeet glitter.

Step 11

Die-cut lots of mini flowers from Crystal White Pearl Card, ink the centres of the flowers using Peacock Feathers distress ink and a piece of cut n dry foam.

Step 12

Add PVA glue to the centres of the petals and cover with Pacific Wave glitter.

Step 13

Allow the flowers to dry then add to the wreath and border as shown.

Step 14

Complete the front of the card by adding crystals to the centres of the flowers and crystals and pearls around the wreath.

Step 15

For the inside of the card, cut a piece of Turquoise Centura Pearl card to 5 ½” x 7 ¾” affix to base card, cut a piece of crystal white card to 5 ¼” x 7 ½” emboss using dots embossing folder, edge using a chisel tip glue pen and cover with Radiant glitter, affix to base card.

Step 16

Cut a piece of Crystal White card to 5” x 7 ¼”, stamp Lovely Surprises sentiment in the centre using a Versafine Smokey Grey ink pad, stamp the Leafy Wreath into the corners using a peeled paint distress ink pad.

Step 17

Apply dots of glue to the wreath and cover with parakeet glitter.

Step 18

Affix to the inside of the card using foam pads.

Step 19

Complete card by adding self-adhesive jewels to the flowers on the verse.

Did you like this Gatefold Card project? Have you tried making it? Make sure you share your finished project in the Stamps by Chloe Facebook Group – We’d love to see it!
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