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Interlocking Gate Fold with Boho Indigo and Celebrate Sunflowers

I'm so happy to have you join me today.  The Boho Indigo Product Medley is my favorite product in the Annual Catalog.  That's saying a lot.  Look on page 9 to read all about it.  I have a fantastic interlocking gate fold card with that gorgeous Boho Indigo designer series paper.  You are going to love this.

Interlocking Gate Fold with Boho Indigo and Celebrate Sunflowers by Jo Anne Hewins

This is a great fun fold that really not very hard.  Here are all the details.

Interlocking Gate Fold with Boho Indigo and Celebrate Sunflowers Opening More by Jo Anne Hewins

The base of this card is 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.  That's the size of a normal card.  Score the card base at 2 1/8 from each side.  Fold the sides towards the center to make a gate.

For the front of each gate cut a panel (need 2) of Night of Navy card stock to 2 x 5 3/8..  You will need 2 of the Boho Indigo Designer Series Paper of the same design that measure 1 7/8 x 5 1/4..  Adhere the navy piece and the the designer paper.

For the inside of the card, use a piece of Very Vanilla measuring 4 x 5 1/4.  Stamp the saying from Celebrate Sunflowers in Night of Navy ink.  Add a leaf cut using the Boho Indigo dies in Old Olive card stock.

Interlocking Gate Fold with Boho Indigo and Celebrate Sunflowers Inside by Jo Anne Hewins

To make the interlocking panels, cut two pieces of Night of Navy to 2 1/4 x 4.  Cut two pieces of the same pattern that measure 2 1/8 x 3 7/8.  Adhere the designer paper to the navy card stock.

Take one of the pieces and adhere it to the top left gate.  The other piece is adhered to the bottom right gate.  I would lay both of these panels on the card first and try to keep the top and bottom spaces the same.  Notice that only half of these panels are glued.  This makes the interlocking part of the card.

Stamp three of the smaller sunflowers on Very Vanilla using Night of Navy ink.  Color in the flowers with a Misty Moonlight blend.  The centers are colored with the Light and Dark Mango Melody.  The leaves are Light and Dark Old Olive blends.  

Cut out the sunflowers with the Sunflowers dies.  Add these 3 sunflowers with dimensionals.  One goes on the upper right and two go on the lower left.  Add leaves cut from the Boho Indigo dies around the flowers.

Interlocking Gate Fold with Boho Indigo and Celebrate Sunflowers Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

The saying is from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set.  Stamp in Night of Navy.  Fussy cut the saying and add to the card front as shown.

That's all there is!  This card looks like it would be so hard.  It's not!

Interlocking Gate Fold with Boho Indigo by Jo Anne Hewins

Interlocking Gate Fold with Boho Indigo DSP and Celebrate Sunflowers by Jo Anne Hewins

Thanks so much for your time today.  I hope you love this card as much as I do.  I do have a Boho Indigo class PDF that I will send to you if you purchase the Boho Indigo Product Medley from me.  Just email me when you have made the purchase.  There are 5 card PDFs with videos.  I would love to send them to you!  You'll also get 5 tutorials for free featuring current Stampin' Up! stamp sets with a $50 order.  You can't lose!

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Angie

Jo Anne, this card is absolutely gorgeous! Really catches the viewers eye with it's boldness, making both the sender and receiver happy! I've looked at the Boho Indigo papert several times, love the prints. Thank you for all of your wonderful card ideas! I love to see your creations, and the creations of your friends. --A

Jo Anne Hewins

Thanks so much Angie. You are too kind. You know how to give someone a boost! I certainly recommend the Boho Indigo Product Medley. Everything about it is great!

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