A twist on a gatefold card ...

Happy Friday everyone and I can't believe how quickly this week has flown by. Maybe all the awful windy weather we have been having this week, has blown the days away to make it appear as if we have not had a week! Not sure why I'm moaning because after all it is Friday ...

It is the start of a new challenge over at Polka Doodles Challenges and the theme this fortnight is "Father's Day/anything male". I decided to use one of the pre-coloured design sheets on Work and Play 7 to create my card ... which is sort of but not officially, a gate fold card ...

My overall card size is A5 but I wanted to make the gates different to reflect the theme of the design sheet, "gone fishin' ". One side is designed to be half a fishing jacket ...

and the other side is a fishing theme. Neither gate side fully meets in the middle either and that was because I wanted the fishing image to stand out.

I have added several white panels inside so that you can write in the card so it can be used. All the elements used are found on the design sheet, so the only extra thing I needed to print off was 2 papers.

I do love the design sheets on all the CDs because if you are pushed for time, yo can still create something that looks as if it took ages to make.

Have a great Friday everyone,

x x x

Products used with links:
Work and Play 7  Gone Fishin' digi image

Paper Creator Crafts: anything goes
Creative Moments: inside out
Crafts Galore Encore: anything goes
CCC Design: layer it up
Digi Galore: Father's Day
Digi Chooseday: use kraft card
Papertake Weekly: anything goes
Thru the craftroom door: anything goes
Love to scrap: male
The Pink Elephant: male


Scrappy Scatty said…
how clever is this love it xx
Jackie T said…
Hi this is a fantastic card I love the fishing theme and the design is amazing.Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge 18 “Anything Goes”. Hugs Jackie DT
Unknown said…
Gorgeous hunnie, I love the idea of different ends to the gate, inventive :D
Sandie x
Unknown said…
Gorgeous hunnie, I love the idea of different ends to the gate, inventive :D
Sandie x
WOW!! This is adorable, cute and just creative! Love the whole scenery you created. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
Tina dt
Emma said…
Fab card, thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday for our Use some Kraft Card Challenge, Emma DT xx
Anet's Crafting said…
Gorgeous card Lou. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again. Anet DT x
Linda Simpson said…
What a fabulous idea! Love this very much.
Linda xxx
What an adorable and creative card! I love how you made the gates a bit different - making one into a fishing vest was very inventive. Thank you for joining us in the Through The Craft Room Door challenge this week.

Karon said…
Fabulous card and love the jacket side! TFS and have a great week.
Jacee said…
Fabulous creation Lou, a great idea beautifully done, love it!
Thanks for joining in with this months challenge at Paper Creator, hope you’ll come and join us next time too, good luck!
Hugs Jacee ---- Paper Creator Design Team
Simply Paper Card Design
Moni said…
Wow, love this card!!! Great work. Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges. Good luck. Monica.-DT
This is so stunning !!Thanks for joining us at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
Ann DT
Anjie said…
Just LOVE this fab design. Thanks for joining us in our Use some Kraft Card challenge at Digi Choosday
Anjie (Senior DT Team Leader)
Unknown said…
Fab card, love the shaping.xx
Bev said…
such a clever idea Lou and I adore this image x
starcyl said…
Very clever design Lou, I like this one a lot.
Jenny x