Thursday 17 March 2016

St. Patrick's Day Gatefold Card

Good morning friends

Today's share is a Birthday card I made for a friend who's birthday is today, St. Patrick's Day.

I used my new Gatefold/Diorama die for this card - I was just itching to try it out and a Birthday card seemed the perfect opportunity. Here is the card in the closed position - I chose to add a ribbon tie (it's completely optional) and added the scalloped circles from Karen Burniston's Ring Accordion as a base for metallic shamrock stickers.

Inside is Poppy the Owl - all decked out for St. Patrick's Day! He's wearing a Leprechaun hat from Lawn Fawn's 'Hat's Off To You" set. The words in the set are easy to combine - where else would I be able to find a "Happy St. Patrick's Day Birthday" stamp? I added a stamp from the Lucky Birthday Clear Stamps by Karen Burniston, because I really do count myself lucky that she is my friend.

Oh, and did I mention that Poppy the Owl is on an Action Wobble? Totally fun.

Gatefold/Diorama die set - Sizzix (NOTE: Packaging indicates that you need a die cut machine larger than the Big Shot for this set, but you do not. I purchased it because I have a larger machine (Crossover) but it worked just fine in my Big Shot with the Extended Platform.)
White card stock
Green card stock - Stampin' Up
Ring Accordion (scallop circle), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Fun foam
Elizabeth Craft Designs Clear Double Sided Tape, 1/8"
Mirror Stickers - AGC
Seam binding
Poppy the Owl, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Black card stock
Scrap of glitter paper
Hat stamp and words - Lawn Fawn
Black Sharpie
Shamrock Washi Tape - Doodlebug
Lucky Birthday Clear Stamps - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Action Wobble

Card size - 5-1/2" square

Thanks for stopping by today


  1. this card with the little owl is so fantastic!
    Hello from Elma

  2. just love Poppy in green ready for St Patrick's day ... great new card die too.


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