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Friday, April 6, 2018

Gatefold engagement card for grandson



 I don't make many cards with multiple folds  -  but our grandson's engagement is an event worth commemorating with a special card.  I used Spellbinder's Labels 4 die to cut the image and to create a window for it. I used my ScorPal to create the folds.   My "surprise" includes images of a firefighter and nurse (Dearie Dolls pre-colored) which I cut out and placed on the inner panels.  Our grandson is a hot shot firefighter - in Alaska this summer.  His fiancee is a travel nurse.  Both really enjoy the outdoors - fishing is a high priority - and I had enough of this paper for the front of the card.
The photos do not show this, but the base is double sided cs - I cut the mat and the letters from the side which also forms the back of the card.
I most likely will not make many of these cards - for me, very time consuming!  I realize the delicate image does not quite go with the outdoorsy DP - but I wanted to incorporate the heart theme as well as references to the interests of the couple.

CHALLENGES ENTERED:
Trio (3 visible Labels 4; 3 words):  Simon Says Stamp Monday
More than one score, with a surprise:   Scor-Pal
Gate fold card:   Art Impressions
Things that make me happy (family):   Cut it Up
Anything but square:   Delicious Doodles
Hand made bow:    Craft-dee Bowz  
Hero (hot shot firefighter, nurse):  Cardz4guyz
Any:  Digichoosday 

10 comments:

Meihsia Liu said...

This is such a beautiful card! The whole design is fabulous. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

Margaret said...

i think you have captured the whole of a very happy family occasion with this card. Thanks for sharing with CHn patterned paper challenge.
Hugs
Margaret M

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

What a beautiful custom-made card - always the best kind. Your grandson and his fiancee will love and appreciate your efforts. Family makes me happiest!!

Thanks for sharing your creation with us for our You Are My Sunshine challenge at Cut it Up!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Juls said...

Fabulous card, thank you for sharing it with us at Digi Choosday crafty hugs Julia xx

Cheri Burry said...

Such a pretty card and perfect for your Grandson's engagement! Thanks for playing alone with us over at Art Impressions!!

Eve's Card Designs said...

I'm sure your grandson loved his card. Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Digi Choosday Challenge, good luck! Yvonne (DT)

Gerda said...

What a gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!
Have a great day.
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Sue Hickey said...

Hi and welcome to our Challenge this month.Thank you for sharing your project with us good luck with your entry hope to see you again soon hugs Sue DT xx

http://deliciousdoodleschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/

Kathy Barnett said...

Thanks so much for entering your lovely card into our 'Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow' challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ this month. I look forward to seeing what you create for our next challenge. Hugs, Kathy

fusiafscrapping said...

Wow! This is amazing! Thank you so much for participating in our 'More than one fold' challenge at Scor-Pal!