Card Shape of the Month-Heart Gatefold Card Tutorial

Gatefolds are a popular card shape and we love this twist of adding a heart for Valentine’s Day, combine with the pretty First Edition Love Story papers to impress your Valentine. 


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You will need:

First Edition Love Story 8x8 pad

First Edition Wedding Die set

Dovecraft A4 White Laid card

Free Template- Download here


How to make:

  1. Print the template, lightly draw around the template onto an A4 piece of Dovecraft white laid card and carefully cut out.
  2. Draw around each side opening onto backing paper. Cut out and stick using craft glue to the card blank.
  3. Cut out a smaller heart shape from the Love Story 8x8 paper pad and cut in half. Adhere each half to the front opening of the card.
  4. Cut two 3.5cmx14cm  strips from the Love Story pad and add to the front of the card ensuring that it is centered on each opening.
  5. Using the Wedding die set cut out a selection of hearts from the Love Story pad and adhere to the front of the card as shown, use foam squares for dimension.
  6. Cut a piece of 9.5x 13.5cm backing paper to fit inside of the card and adhere with craft glue.
  7. Cut out the tag from the paper pad, with the message on and adhere to the inside of the card.


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This template is perfect for reusing for Birthdays, Mothers day and more! Just use a different set of papers to create a whole new theme!


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