Today's card is for the IBS July Blog Hop. This month there are two sketches to choose from:
I immediately thought of a Gatefold card when I saw Sketch #1. Then I saw a tutorial for an Easel Gatefold card and had to give it a try. It turned out exactly how I envisioned (the beautiful Bo Bunny paper made it easy).
So, here is my card closed:
When it is first opened:
And, with the easel standing:
A few tips:
- I glued two doilies back to back so it would look nice on both sides.
- The bow is attached with a glue dot to the seam binding and a self-adhesive velcro dot on the end of the seam binding holds the card closed.
- I used a hot glue gun to attach the crochet trim (wanted to ensure it wouldn't come loose from the pressure of the easel).
I hope you like today's card as much as I do. Let me know if you have any questions on creating an Easel Gatefold card.
Thanks for stopping by!
Supplies used: Kraft and Very Vanilla CS, Bo Bunny Prairie Chic Calico PP, Crumb Cake Ink, EKSuccess Flower and MS Grass Border Punches, Sizzix Beautiful Wings and Sweetest Stem Embosslits and Scribbles Swirls Sizzlet, Spellbinders Gazebo and Labels 18 Dies, SU Doilies, CTMH Rhinestones, IBS Crochet Trim and Seam Binding, SU Seam Binding, and IBS Big Notes in French, Fancy Labels 18, and Just Because Stamp Sets.