Saturday, 29 January 2022

Symbols of Fortune Pop Out Gatefold Card - InspireINK Blog Hop

 Hi Everyone,

Today I am taking part in the InspireINK Blog Hop and the theme is 'Something Old with Something New'. I've chosen to make a fun fold card using the lovely new Symbols of Fortune designer series papers and Forever Fern and Shaded Summer from the annual catalogue. I do hope that you like it, I've made it for a very special friend for her birthday. Let me show you how I made it.


1 piece of soft succulent card stock 5 7/8" x 11 1/2", 1 piece 1 1/2" x 11 1/2"
4 pieces of gold foil 2 3/4" x 5 3/4", 2 pieces 1 7/8" x 5 3/4", 1 piece 1 3/8" x 5 3/4"
4 pieces of dsp 2 5/8" x 5 5/8", 2 pieces 1 3/4" x 5 5/8", 1 piece 1 1/4" x 5 5/8"
1 piece of basic white 1 3/8" x 5 3/4"
Scraps of gold foil, soft succulent and basic white for the sentiments
Evening Evergreen ink
Soft Succulent ink
Forever Fern stamp set
Shaded Summer stamp set
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
Stitched So Sweetly dies
Simply Scored
Multipurpose Adhesive
Bone Folder


On the long side score the soft succulent card at 5" and 6 1/2" then flip over and score at 2 7/8" from either end, fold and burnish the score lines to make the card base.

Adhere all the dsp layers to the gold foil mats and then to the card base, two of the larger ones will be on display when the card is closed with the belly band.

Die cut 2nd and 3rd smallest rectangles in basic white, 3rd and 4th in gold foil and 4th again in soft succulent.

Stamp the sentiments in evening evergreen on the basic white layers and then using one of the leaf stamps and soft succulent, stamp off and then stamp around the edges (see pictures). Stamp the same image on the strip for the belly band using full strength ink this time.

Layer up the sentiments as shown.  Add the inside one on the centre panel using dimensionals.

Add the basic white mat to the back of the card for the message.

Close up the card and loosley wrap the belly band strip around the card and then adhere the remaining sentiment mat over the join and the card is finished.

I do hope that you like it.

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Happy crafting,

Karen X

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