Sunday, October 12, 2014

Microbeaded gate fold card

This card was created exclusively for Joan's Touch Challenge this week. We were to use polka dots, a gate fold card and a belly band to close it.  The belly band is stacked paper and ribbon with a line of pearls. The outside of the card is a 5 1/4 inch gate fold with matted embossed background.  I used Sizzix Winter Berries EF #658273  and duplicated the center portion of the EF on the Gate-Fold topper. The white poinsettia is created with Spellbinders Layered Poinsettia  S5-055 and is heavily "microbeaded" with ice-blue microbeads.  The center is Stickles Platinum.  The leaves are sponged with Tim Holtz Distress ink, (Forest Moss, and the fir branches are a Martha Stewart Punch.  Everything except the ribbon and the papers (SU)  can be purchased at  Joan's Gardens.  

Detail for the microbeading

Inside sentiment is a Season's Greetings sticker on white polka dot paper. I used a  SU polka dot EF and my OFTEN used Embossing Diffuser to smooth the middle of the inside of the card., Tim Holtz Sizzix #657045 available at Joan's Gardens too.


  1. Wow, Priss! I may just have to get some microbeads. This card is stunning! :o)

  2. Oh cute, cute, cute! And gorgeous, too! Diffusers...gosh! I have that poinsettia die...must go dig it out and use it more.

  3. Lovely card. Makes me want to get busy card rmaking again. Thanks.