Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Six Days Six Dies Day 6 Gatefold Birthday Card with Curved Border Dies

Well here is the last of our Six Days Six Dies cards, it's a gatefold card with the split between the 'gates' cut with a curved border die. I have put a Happy Birthday greeting inside but of course you could use the same design for any occasion.
I didn't use a ready made card blank for this I followed instructions from Christina Griffiths on YouTube.
I cut a piece of 14.5 x 14.5cm cream card and another piece 14.5 x 16.5cm the smaller piece is the back of the card and the bigger piece will be the front. I scored the bigger piece about 1cm in from each of the shorter sides. The photo shows the scored and folded edges of the card and the two dies that I am going to use to cut it taped together ready to use.


As with the previous card in this series I wanted to have the inset design but also needed to use one of the edge cutting dies, this time I chose the scalloped edge die to give an interesting edge to the 'gates'.


These two pieces can now be attached to the base card, using the folded edges. I have used slightly different colours so you can see where the join is.



I cut a piece of patterned paper to the same size as the base card and adhered that to the inside which covers up the joins between the front and back parts of the card. Another spellbinders die and a stamp  create the greeting which is also inside the card.


The rest of the card is decoration on the outside of the card. I used the plain edge die to cut the patterned paper for the front of the card and added adhesive pearl flourishes and Mulberry paper flowers, with a ribbon to tie the two halves closed. (The ends of the ribbon are hidden under the flowers on the right side and the centre part of the pearl flourish on the left.)


I am very pleased with the result!

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Thank you all for joining in and leaving your comments, I hope you will continue to visit and comment occasionally.
I will be announcing the winner of the die set both here and on Facebook on Friday 13th May, I hope you are lucky!
Debbie x

30 comments:

  1. Wow, that was a great card to end this series, really loved it, you have really inspired me to make few cards. Thanks Debbie for the amazing ideas you shared!!

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    1. Thank you Safiya I am so glad you have enjoyed it, I loved making the cards, it's nice to know that people have enjoyed seeing them.

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  2. Hi Deb a fitting end to an enjoyable few days. This card is really lovely how you have added the dies into the card is really effective. Love the colours too. Thank you for the inspiration over the last few enjoyable days x

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    1. Hi Carol, thank you for joining in and for your kind comments, this last card is my favorite so it's great that you feel it's a fitting end.

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  3. A really beautiful card Debbie I really love it a great inspiration for card makers keeping fingers crossed xx

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    1. Hi Margaret, thank you for your kind comments and for taking part in our little feature, I am very glad that you have enjoyed it. Good luck in the draw, don't forget to watch out on Friday for the result.

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  4. Beautiful use of dies and this card i love the most..Lovely vintage pp. Thanks for all the inspirations!!

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    1. Hi Sathya, I'm glad you like this card it's my favorite too. I have enjoyed trying out different ways of using the dies. Thank you for joining in our little feature, don't forget to watch out on Friday to see who the winner is.

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  5. What a lovely card, the curved closure looks wonderful.

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    1. Thanks Christine, l liked the way even the cut in the card is made interesting by the curved and fancy dies

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    2. Hi Christine, thank you for joining in our competition, sorry you were not successful this time.If you email me at comments@wildwarehouse.com I will send you your discount code as a consolation prize. Debbie

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  6. Such a gorgeous card, I like it so much. Well done!

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    1. Thank you Alessandra, i appreciate your comment :)

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  7. i love the colours and stamps at this card.
    it's beautifull (Y)

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    1. Thank you Annette this is one of my favourite cards I am glad you like it :)
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  8. Hi I am getting started with die cutting. Your cards look very elegant and inspiring

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    1. Hi De Ragoo, thank you for your kind remarks, good luck with the die cutting, you will love it!

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  9. What a beautiful card will have to try

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    1. Thank you Jeanette, the dies certainly produced a lovely effect.

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  10. What a beautiful card will have to try

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    1. Thank you Shilpa, you are very kind.

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    2. Hi Shilpa, thank you for joining in our competition, sorry you were not successful this time.If you email me at comments@wildwarehouse.com I will send you your discount code as a consolation prize. Debbie

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    1. Thanks Lisa I think this one is my favorite.

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    2. Hi Lisa, thank you for joining in our competition, sorry you were not successful this time.If you email me at comments@wildwarehouse.com I will send you your discount code as a consolation prize. Debbie

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    1. Thank you for stopping by Michelle I appreciate your kind comments.

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    1. Hi Orban, thank you for joining in our competition, sorry you were not successful this time.If you email me at comments@wildwarehouse.com I will send you your discount code as a consolation prize. Debbie

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