Friday, September 2, 2011

Triple Treat Gatefold Card- Three Challenges in One!


Hi Stampers!  

It has been an extremely busy week, but finally I had a chance to spend a few minutes in my craft room stamping!  

 I decided to make a CAS card for three of my  favorite weekly challenges- The Paper Players PP61 Sketch Challenge, the Hand StampedSentiments HSSMC82 Monochromatic Challenge and the Friday Mashup FM22 GatefoldChallenge.

If you have a chance, stop by their sites and you find wonderful samples and ideas galore!




To create this card:

Using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool, score a piece of 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” Whisper White cardstock at 2 1/8” and 6 3/8” to create the folds needed for the Gatefold Technique.  

With the Embossing Buddy®, de-static a piece of Whisper White and stamp the Triple Treat Flower with Versamark ink.  Apply Black Stampin’ Emboss® Powder and heat with the Heat Tool.  

Stamp a second flower with Basic Gray Classic Ink, punch the center section of both flowers out with the 5-Petal Punch, the centers with the ½” Circle Punch and the outside edge with the Fancy Flower Punch.

Adhere the Designer Paper (1 7/8” x 5 ¼”) to the front panels and a piece 4" x 5 1/4" inside of the card.  Adhere the 5/8” Black Satin Ribbon over the front edges on both sides of the Gatefold.  

Mount the punched out flower image onto Whisper White cardstock (punched with the 2 ½” Circle Punch) and mount the entire focal image onto a 3” Circle of Basic Black cardstock.  Adhere the left side of the focal image onto the left panel of the card and attach the bow to the top of the circle. 

Use a Filigree Designer Brad on the right panel to finish off the card (this will keep the "gate" closed by tucking the circle behind the brad).

Stamp Sets:  Triple Treat Flower
 Ink: Versamark®, Basic Gray
Cardstock:  Whisper White, Basic Black, Night and Day DSP (retired)
Accessories:  Big Shot™, 3” Originals Circle Die, Embossing Buddy®, Black Stampin’ Emboss® Powder, Heat Tool, Punches- ½” Circle, 5-Petal, Fancy Flower, 2 ½” Circle, 5/16” Hand-Held, 5/8” Basic Black Satin Ribbon, Filigree Brad  

Thanks again for stopping by- have a great Labor Day weekend!

13 comments:

Kim P said...

This is so lovely and elegant! Wonderful layered flower image! Thanks for joiningus att the Friday Mashup!

Krista said...

So pretty! I really like the way you incorporated the tri-fold. Great use of the many textures for the monochromatic color scheme. Don't you love that satin ribbon?! SO yummy, right?! :) Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Julie! So classy and elegant! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

Lisa said...

Very elegant card! You did a great job with all 3 challenges!

Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

Kasey said...

Hi Julie, triple treat and three challenges down along with it! Nice work! Really like your card and the ribbon trim along the opening looks fabulous. Nice to see you playing at the Friday Mashup.
Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

jaydee said...

Julie, this is such an elegant card. I love the double ribbon, too. Fabulous job combining all three challenges. So glad you shared this lovely creation with the Paper Players this week
hugs
jaydee

inkedx2 said...

This is stunning! Love the black and white monochromatic color scheme. So glad you joined us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments and hope you will play again.

Robbie

stampinbygenny said...

Wow! The flower image coordinates so well with the dsp. Simple but stunning card! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Joan said...

What a beautiful gatefold card - I love that it's monochromoatic too and the way you placed the ribbon! Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup!

Holly said...

This is so pretty... I love the colors you used and how you used them. That flower is amazing it's popping off the page. I love that satin ribbon you used as well. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week Julie.

Bada-Bing Creations said...

Very nice! Classy! The black and white is perfect for this challenge and I love how the background DSP kind of mimics the main image! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Shannon said...

Julie this is so pretty and classy! I love it. Very sophisticated. The black satin ribbon is oh so elegant-great accent. Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Anne Marie said...

Oh Julie, this is gorgeous! I just love the rich and elegant look and that bow is absolutely fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us this week at BOTH the Paper Players AND Hand Stamped Sentiments! :)

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