Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Heartfelt Creations - French Courtyard Gate Fold Card

Hello Friends, today I would like to show you how to make this card created with the new French Gate and French Courtyard Die sets by Heartfelt Creations. 

Heartfelt Creations Products:

HCD1-7398 French Courtyard Die

HCD1-7397 French Gate Die

HCPC-3980 Sweet Pea Cling Stamp Set

HCD1-7391 Sweet Pea Die

HCFB1-5010 Sweet Pea Shaping Mold

HCDP1-2138 Decorative Dragonfly Paper Collection

HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Cling Stamp

HCD1-7193 Leafy Accents Die

HCFB1-467 3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold

RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf Green

RACP494 Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Majestic Violet

RACP500 Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Paradise Teal

RACP985 Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Cactus Flower

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

HCPP1-475 Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 - White

159723 Designer Dries Clear Adhesive

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills – 12 Pack


Other Products:

Die cutting machine, hot glue gun, hot glue, paper trimmer, white cardstock, silk ribbon, Ranger Stickles – Crystal.


To make the 6” x 6” gate fold card base, cut a piece of white cardstock to 6” x 12”. Score at 3” and 9”. Fold at score lines towards the center to create a gate fold card.

To create card front, die cut 2 decorative pieces using French Gate Die set and Decorative Dragonfly Paper Collection. Die cut 2 backing pieces with contrasting color paper from the paper collection using border die and then glue pieces together. Attach 12” of silk ribbon to both flaps using tape. Glue decorative pieces to both front flaps to finish front of card.

Die cut decorative square and solid backing piece using French Courtyard Die set and paper collection. Glue pieces together and then attach to inside of card. Die cut Happy Birthday circle and center decorative piece. Glue pieces together and attach to center of square. Cover inside of card flaps with paper collection, die cut pieces with border die.

Stamp multiple flowers with Sweet Pea Cling Stamp set using archival ink pads in teal, violet and cactus onto flower shaping paper. Color flowers with archival inks and daubers, then die cut with matching die and shape with Sweet Pea shaping mold. Embellish center of flowers with green Prills.

Stamp Leafy Accents with green archival ink onto flower shaping paper. Die cut with matching die set, color with archival green ink and then shape with Leafy Accents shaping mold. Arrange flowers and leaves on front flap of card and then glue using hot glue. Using a brush, apply Crystal Stickles to flowers and leaves. 

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