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Stampin' Up! Lovely You and Peony Garden DSP In My Heart Gate Fold Card

Is there a better way to say a heartfelt hello to friends or family than with a card? This gate fold card features the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper, a stamped sentiment from the Lovely You Stamp Set, and the Tasteful Labels Dies.

Stampin' Up! Peony Garden DSP In My Heart Gate Fold Card | Krista Cleary-Yagci | The Stamping Nook



The main ingredients are:

  • Stamp Set(s): Lovely You (for sentiment; you can use any stamp set you have on hand)

  • Dies: Tasteful Labels (for sentiment; you can use any die or punch you have on hand)

  • Cardstock: Petal Pink, Basic Gray, Whisper White (optional, for inside the card)

  • Designer Series Paper (DSP): Peony Garden DSP

  • Ink: Versamark Embossing Stamp Pad

  • Embellishments & Accessories: Pearl Basic Jewels

  • Stampin’ Emboss Powder: White


  • Paper trimmer

  • Die Cutting Machine

  • Paper snips/scissors

  • Bone Folder

  • Heat Tool

  • Adhesive(s): your choice (i.e. Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Seal+, multipurpose liquid glue)

  • Double-sided Foam Dimensionals


  • Paper Trimming/Cutting

  • Scoring Paper

  • Stamping

  • Heat Embossing

  • Die Cutting


  • Cardbase: 4 ¼” x 11” scored at 2 ¾” and 8 ¼”

  • Front Panels Solid Cardstock: cut two (2) panels measuring 2 ½” x 4

  • Front Flap Cardstock: 2 ¼” x 4 ¼”

  • Front Panels DSP: cut two (2) panels measuring 2 ¼” x 3 ¾”

  • Front Flap DSP: 2” x 4”


Stampin' Up! Peony Garden DSP In My Heart Gate Fold Card | Krista Cleary-Yagci | The Stamping Nook


  • Cut/trim/score all cardstock and DSP as described above

  • Fold and burnish all score lines

Putting it All Together

  1. Prepare your sentiment cardstock (Basic Gray used on this project) for heat embossing--rub an embossing powder tool (such as the retired embossing buddy, a dryer sheet, or other brand powder tool)

  2. Stamp the greeting of your choice on a piece of cardstock the using Versamark Embossing Ink Pad

  3. Apply the white embossing powder; tap off excess

  4. Using a heat tool, start by heating the backside of the paper. When the heat tool warms up, place the heat over the stamped and embossed sentiment until the embossing powder has completely melted and turned to solid white

  5. Cut/Trim/Punch your sentiment using the die/punch that suits your sentiment. The sentiment on this card was die cut from a frame in the Tasteful Labels Dies set

  6. Gauge the placement of your front flap panel -- centered top/bottom and left/right -- and adhere half of the panel to the left flap panel of the card

  7. Embellish your card, if desired, with pearls or other embellishments

Stampin' Up! Peony Garden DSP In My Heart Gate Fold Card | Krista Cleary-Yagci | The Stamping Nook

PRESTO! The project is complete!

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