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  • Writer's pictureKaren Ebeling

Crafter’s Companion 2022 Advent Calendar door 14 fold back gatefold card

Updated: Jan 13, 2023




For door 14 I decided to break put the texture paste. It’s a great way to add shine to the contents of the door. We also used the reverse for what is in the door to make the gatefold panels mirror image. I also used a black pen to outline part of the panel. I hope you enjoy all the different techniques used in the card.


Materials used

Crafter’s Companion 2022 Advent Calendar Contents of Door 14

White cardstock

Patterned paper

White paper

Ranger transparent texture paste

Gina K Light carnation, dark carnation, jelly bean green and grass green ink pads


Paper measurements

7 x 10 scored-2 ½, 5

7 x 5 ½ scored- 2 1/2, 5

2-2 ¼ x 6 ¾ white paper

4 x6 white paper

4 ¼ x 6 ¼ patterned paper

2-2 ½ x 7 patterned paper

Directions

1. Glue the ½ tab on the 7 x 5 ½ white cardstock to the 5 in wide section of the 7 x 10 white cardstock. Fold the score lines to shape the foldback gatefold.

2. Glue the 2 ½ x 7 patterned paper to the front panels of the card.

3. Tape the stencil down on the 2 ¼ x 6 ¾ white paper, ¾ of an inch down from the top and ink in the desired colors.

4. Use a black pen and outline the flower on the stencil.

5. Repeat placing the stencil ¾ of an inch from the bottom of the paper.

6. Repeat on the other 2 ¼ x 6 ¾ inch panel.

7. Apply a thin layer of the transparent texture paste to each of the 4 stencils and allow to dry

8. Ink around the paper edges.

9. Glue to the patterned paper on the front.

10 Stamp, mat and layer a greeting of your choice to the front.

11. Stamp mat and layer a message to the inside of the card.

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