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Challenge 1 - Gatefold Birthday Circles Card

Challenge 1 - Gatefold Birthday Circles Card Image
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This card is part of One Piece of Paper Can Make a Difference Challenge.

Supplies used by all cards in challenge

  • ColorBox Frost White Pigment Stamp Pad
  • Stampin' Up! Basic Black
  • Stampin' Up! Certainly Celery
  • Stampin' Up! Chocolate Chip
  • Tsukinek Brilliance Coffee Bean
  • Stampology} Celebrate Clear stamp Set
  • The {Stamps} Of Life HappyBday2You Set
  • The {Stamps} Of Life Love2Hug Set
  • O'Scrap Clear Stamps Celebration/Birthday Set
  • heidi swapp Thank you Clear Stamp
  • EK Success Scallop Diamonds Edger Punch
  • light blue cardstock from Full Spectrum Color Line Cool Water Blues pack
  • black, tan and dark brown Recollections cardstock
  • textured green from Die Cuts With a View Christmas Multi Stack
  • American Crafts Metropolitan High Rise cardstock
  • white cardstock
  • 1/4" corner rounder
  • baby blue Stickles.


  1. Stamp cupcake from happyBday2You set on white paper using chocolate chip ink.
  2. Stamp happy birthday to you circle from HappyBday2You set around cupcake using certainly celery ink.
  3. Die cut out using Spellbinders Nestibilities Standard Circles set.
  4. Die cut green, brown and black mats using the next larger circle from the set. Each one is 1/4" larger if you need to need to use a different circle cutting method.
  5. Mount the circles inside the center of each other working you way from smallest to largest.
  6. Cut two 1 3/4" x 5 1/2" pieces of metropolitan high rise cardstock.
  7. Cut four 1/4" x 5 1/2" strips of textured green cardstock.
  8. Cut white cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" for card base.
  9. Fold just shy of 2 1/8" inches on the left and ride side in to make a gatefold base that opens in the center.
  10. Mount the four strips of textured green on the left and right side of both flaps.
  11. Mount the metropolitan high rise cardstock in the center of the textured green. No white should remain showing.
  12. Place adhesive on the left half the circle assembly (this will be on the right side when turned over).
  13. Mount circle assembly to front of closed card.
  14. Card should easily open when you grasp the circle assembly now.

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