I’m excited to show you how to make a gorgeous double gate fold card today with a NEW stamp set and beautiful new paper too. This is a fun fold card that will cheer anyone up! I have been doing so many fun folds lately that I feel like it’s “my thing”! Are you loving these handmade fun folds too?

As I was making the video for today’s card I dated myself by calling the beginning of this card a hot dog fold!  I laughed at myself because when I started with Stampin’ Up! over 22 years ago that’s what we called it!  Really it should have been called a hot dog bun fold!

Double-Gate-Fold-Card-Tutorial-by-Sharon-Armstrong

 

Double Gate Fold Card Video Tutorial:

Ready to delight and surprise a friend or loved one? This double gate fold card is a great way to do just that! It’s easy to make–follow along with me in the video step by step!

If you are viewing this in an email you may not see the video link

Click the YouTube Button now to SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out!

I have always called myself a Bold Bright Colors gal and the Painted Posies Designer Series Paper (DSP) was calling my name!  When I opened the package I was so happy and I had all kinds of card making ideas swirling in my head–this gate fold card being one of them!  While Stampin’ Up! has done a great job showing the patterns of DSP photos still don’t do it justice!

The new January – June Mini catalog launched January 3 and it is FULL of beautiful Designer Series Papers.  This double gate fold card works great with this paper. If you do not have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and would like a catalog you can request one HERE

Double-Gate-Fold-Card-Tutorial-by-Sharon-Armstrong

As always I love sharing the measurements with y’all!  To help you with this double gate fold card I also made a video.  If you are like me it is helpful to see how something is done.  YouTube is AWESOME for that!

Double Gate Fold Card Measurements

  • Card Base – Whisper White – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 2 1/8″, rotate and score at 2 1/8″ again
  • Peaceful Posies DSP – Purple design – 1 7/8″ x 5 1/4″, Posie pattern – 2 1/4″ x 3 3/4″
  • Whisper White layers – 2 1/2″ x 4″

On my video I remind you not to use Stampin’ Blends on the inside of this card since the Blends bleed thru.  On this card I stamped with StazOn then colored with Stampin’ Write Markers.

More Double Gate Fold Card Inspiration

I couldn’t stop making cards using the double gate fold!  It’s so fun and easy!  Now I have three cards with different sentiments ready to send when needed!

Double-Gate-Fold-Card-Tutorial-by-Sharon-Armstrong

Don’t forget to decorate the inside!  When your cardstock is dark add a layer of Whisper White 4″ x 5 1/2″.

 

Double-Gate-Fold-Card-Tutorial-by-Sharon-Armstrong

On the card below I used the New Heart Punch Pack from the Mini Catalog.  Loved how they layered so well!

Double-Gate-Fold-Card-Tutorial-by-Sharon-Armstrong

Do you love fun folds like this gate fold card?  I would love for you to comment below with some other folds that you have seen.  Sometimes you find a fold and they don’t give you all of the measurements.  I love figuring them out and then teaching you how to make them!


 

Pin-It-Button

Want to remember this double gate fold card?  Pin the image below!

Double-Gate-Fold-Card-Tutorial-by-Sharon-Armstrong

 


 

Supplies

Need anything to make this card?

Simply click on any photo below or head over to https://www.sharonarmstrong.stampinup.net 

HOST CODE FOR JANUARY IS ECDVKX6D

 


 There is so much going on right now.  Head over to my Specials Page for updates!

 

Share this:

Get My Newsletter

You have Successfully Subscribed!