144. Cottage Gate

Hello and welcome! πŸ’•

The Royal Gateway gates open to reveal a beautiful cottage garden, this stepper card has so much dimension but squishes flat for mailing 😊

To create the stepper card base: cut a piece of white cardstock 7 x 11”. Lay portrait margins left/right are 1”. Cut a line 1” from the top and leave a gap of 1 3/4” from the bottom. Repeat this cut from the left and right to form two identical cuts. Lay the cardstock on the score board and score between the cut lines at 1”, 2”, 3 1/4”, 4 1/2”, 6”, 7 1/2”, 9 1/4”. Score the 1” margins at 5 1/2”. Burnish the score lines from 1” mountain, valley repeat. The 5 1.2” margin score lines are mountain fold.
Cut panels to cover the card with Sweet Magnolia Paper Collection and edge with Pink Peony Archival.
Stamp in Jet Black Archival onto white cardstock all the Countryside Cottage elements, colour with Zig Clean Color Markers and die-cut.
Die-cut Royale Gateway Die in black cardstock and again in Luxe Silver Cardstock and adhere together with dries clear to create a silver shadow behind. Die-cut Ironwork Sentiment β€˜Happy Birthday’ in black cardstock and Luxe Silver Cardstock and adhere together to create a silver shadow, adhere the sentiment onto pink Sweet Magnolia paper. Die-cut Rounded Window Frame in yellow Sweet Magnolia paper.  Die-cut a Rounded Window Frame and Countryside Cottage in matching Sweet Magnolia paper and adhere to the backs of the die-cuts then adhere to the back of the card. Add the sentiment last to ensure enough space has been left clear.
Adhere the scene to the steps, then attach the ironwork sentiment/mat to the back of the card. Add the Royale Gateway to the front of the card and add die-cut embellishments over. Add the flowerpots on dots for a little dimension.

I hope you have found my blog helpful and inspiring today and I look forward to seeing your makes on the Heartfelt Creations Official Facebook page.

For more inspiration check out the fabulous samples in the gallery at https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery and blog https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/

Please join me again for more crafty fun and thank you for your time and support.

Keeeeep crafting! (homage to Strictly πŸ˜‚)

Crafty hugs, Lynn πŸ’•

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For more tips on creating with the Countryside Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSjAhrALJYs. For more ideas on creating with the Decorative Royale Square & Circle Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/tqmtn_TiVVw.
Other items: paper trimmer/craft knife & ruler
Heartfelt Creations items:
HCDP1-2126
HCD2-7350
HCD2-7351
HCD1-7332
HCD1-7333
HCD1-7334
HCD1-7335
HCD1-7336
HCD1-7271
HCPC-3938
HCPC-3939
HCPC-3940
HCPC-3941
HCPC-3942
HCST1-401
HCDA1-449
HCPP1-438-2
HCPP1-438-1
HCGP1-493
DDOTS
159723
352854
RAHT
359848
SUAH05
CW-CNB-WD1
478594
RACP649
RACP468 173842
Sweet Magnolia Paper Collection
Royale Gateway Die
Ironwork Sentiments Die
Countryside Cottage Die
Cottage Tree ‘scapes Die
Cottage Summer ‘scapes Die
Countryside Autumn ‘scapes Die
Countryside Winter ‘scapes Die
Rounded Window Frame Die
Countryside Cottage Cling Stamp Set
Cottage Tree ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set
Cottage Summer ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set
Countryside Autumn ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set
Countryside Winter ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 6
Paper Pack of 10 – White
Paper Pack of 10 – Black
Luxe Silver Cardstock
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles
Heat It Craft Tool
Spellbinders Tool N’ One
5pc. Acrylic Block Set
Cut ‘N’ Boss Limited Edition
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers – 48 Pack
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Pink Peony
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board  

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