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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

RNBC8 Give Thanks Gate Fold

Today's Rubbernecker Blog challenge is brought to us by Bev Gerard.  Create a card using 2 or more folds.  I chose to make a gate fold card with a twist.

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Start with a piece of cardstock cut 5 1/2" x 11", Score at 3 1/4" & 7 1/2".   Make a small score mark at the top left at 2 1/4" & the bottom right at 8 1/2".

Turn the cardstock and line up the small score with the bottom left corner and score.  Repeat on the right side lining up the bottom score with the top right corner.  Cut the angles creating the diagonal edges. 

Stamps used are all available from Rubbernecker Stamp Co. in the Rubbernecker Fall category.  I used Give Thanks, Acorn Set, Happy Thanksgiving Text & the petite folk art leaf.  Inks include: Adirondack pigment Pitch Black, Butterscotch, Terra Cotta & Cranberry.  Versamagic Chalk Jumbo Java. Distress Scattered Straw, Vintage Photo and Peeled Paint.

You might be thinking, "How do I play along?"  Easy!  All you have to do is use the challenge requirement and upload your project to your blog and/or your online gallery.  We love to showcase your projects on this blog, and ask that you please come back to this post, and add a link to your project in the comment section.  In other words, we love looking at new eye-candy just like you!


  1. This is sooo cool!
    I LOVE the way it opens and the way the inside looks!!! BEAUTIFUL!

  2. I love the *twist* you added, looks AWESOME!!! I love all the stamps you used, too, and the colors and distressing looks fabulous!!!

  3. Super cool! Love the angled flaps!!!

  4. Very cool colors, LOVE autumn, and I really like the way you cut the slants on your fold. Terrific idea! :) Kelly

  5. Oh my gosh, this is super gorgeous and totally cool! I love this fun fold and want to try it immediately! I knew I should visit my Shelly today for some much needed inspiration and here we have it! :) Thanks so much, girl! Your Thanksgiving card is stunning!

  6. So beautiful, Shelly! Love how you did this fold!!

  7. Hello Shelly,

    When I see a card that you made, am I allowed to take a photo of the card and put the picture in a little inspiration album I keep on my work table? I only use the photo for ideas.
    Thank you

  8. Fabulous Shelly, love the cool angle!!

  9. This is such a beautiful card and such a cool layout with the angled opening. Love it!

  10. What a lovely Fall card! So warm and cheerful too!

  11. Gorgeous Fall colors Shelly and love your folding!!

  12. Love your twist! Great colors too-really nice card!


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