Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Gatefold Bee Balm...

 Happy Wednesday,

I really feel that this card shows exactly the versatility I wanted to get from the Bee Balm collection.  Ive used the Ovals and the Background here to make this gatefold card.

I stared by cutting 2 extended backgrounds, one in Violet linen card and one in white  and backed them with the alternate colour.  I cut these down the centre and mounted them onto the front of a piece of A4 card folded, using the Groovy score board which has channels for this, into a gate fold card.

I then cut the Large semi circle using the detail and outline die backing them with white.  I added these on each side of the gatefold to give 2 handles to open the card.

I added  a piece made with the butterfly media plate in the centre.

Enjoy...

20 comments:

  1. Morning John, a very unusual card today but beautiful.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Morning John, a beautiful card, I love gatefold designs and as this is in one of my favourite colours, it is perfect. Have a great day everyone. Bx

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  3. Just great John. Lots of ideas here which could be adapted to other dies.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  4. Morning John, my goodness this is brilliant, love it, got to try this one. Your so flippin clever, xxxx

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June xxx

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  5. Love this card John and the colour. Brilliant. Take carexxx

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  6. Morning John,
    Pretty card.
    Lydia
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  7. Unusual card I love the (handles) I love the idea of alternating the layers in one colour tone - does that make sense! But I think you’ll know what I mean
    What is it with me and writing comments- my ability to remember vocabulary disappears

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  8. A very clever use of your dies, John. Lovely card.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  9. Good morning John this is a stunning card I love how you have used the dies it really does show the versatility that they have. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  10. Great show of the dies, gorgeous, xxx

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  11. Love this card John shows off the dies brilliant I think
    Love June Horrocks xxxxxx

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  12. Good morning John beautiful card love the interior butterfly panel

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  13. Lovely unusual card, love the colour.

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  14. Hi John. What a lot of different elements you have included on this card. Everything works so well together, you should feel very proud to have created this collection.


    Lisbeth

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  15. Hello John,
    This is a striking card today and I love the inside with the stencilling.
    love Maureen x

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  16. Hi John, Very different card today,but shows the versatility of the dies really well.Stay healthy and happy Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  17. Hello John,
    Once again you have made me think! That’s not easy you know!! I seldom make other than boring square cards but I need to think again! Lovely card.
    Love Myra x

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