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Boughs of Holly Gatefold Card

Create this GATEFOLD card using the Boughs of Holly Suite Collection from Stampin Up! MARY FISH, STAMPIN PRETTY ORDER ONLINE 24-7

Today’s gatefold card showcases the layout of Sketch #11 from my Stampin’ Pretty Sketchbook and  the winner of the Stampin’ Pretty Fun Poll: Which HOLIDAY Designer Series Paper of these six do you like BEST? 

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WINNER, WINNER! Boughs of Holly won the poll with 406 out of 1159 votes, with Lights Aglow close behind with 385 votes.  Thank you to all who voted!  You can see the final results here.

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Create a gate-fold card base with Basic White Thick card stock and the Paper Trimmer.  Cut card stock to 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.  Score at 2 1/8 and 6 3/8.

Layer and adhere a 1 5/8 x 5 piece of Boughs of Holly Designer Series Paper to a 1 7/8 x 5 1/4 piece of Poppy Parade card stock with Stampin’ Seal.  Repeat for the opposite side. 

Adhere to the card base as shown with Stampin’ Seal. 

Create this GATEFOLD card using the Boughs of Holly Suite Collection from Stampin Up! MARY FISH, STAMPIN PRETTY ORDER ONLINE 24-7 EARN TULIPSCreate a belly band by adhering a 9 1/2 x 1 1/2 piece of Basic White card stock to a 9 1/2 x 1 3/4 piece of Poppy Parade card stock.

Lay the card in the center and mark/score the belly band to wrap around the card.  Leave a wee bit of room to allow it to slide on and off.

Use Stampin’ Seal + (extra strength) to adhere the belly band ends together, placing it where it will be covered by the sentiment die-cut.

Double wrap with white Baker’s Twine Essentials, securing on the right with a bow. 

Create this GATEFOLD card using the Boughs of Holly Suite Collection from Stampin Up! MARY FISH, STAMPIN PRETTY

Use a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine to crop the following: 

  • Mossy Meadow: 3 1/4 x 1 7/8 Seasonal Labels Die, Holly Berry Leaves Backing
  • Poppy Parade: Holly Berry Berries (both detailed and bottom)
  • Basic White: Holly Berry Label

Use a Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment (Boughs of Holly) in Poppy Parade Classic Ink onto Basic White die-cut label.  

Create this HOLIDAY GATEFOLD card using the Boughs of Holly Suite Collection from Stampin Up! MARY FISH, STAMPIN PRETTY ORDER ONLINE 24-7

Adhere the berry pieces and leaves backing to the label as shown with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. 

Adhere both die-cut labels together and to the belly band with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

POP OF PERSONALITY!  Add Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels to the berries as shown. 

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My Stampin’ Pretty video below shares how to create a simple gatefold card. 




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1 thought on “Boughs of Holly Gatefold Card”

  1. This is a beautiful Christmas card, Mary. I love the DSP and the pearls on the berries. So pretty! Enjoy your day!

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