Thursday, June 18, 2020

Tractor on a Crossover Gate Fold

Yesterday I made a couple cards using a crossover gatefold design.  I seen this fun fold on Pinterest and started searching more. What a variety of styles!

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I made this card while making my weekly FB Live video.  It is on YouTube, also. This card is for my hubby for Father's Day.

By looking at my card you can't really tell why it's a crossover gatefold.  You can barely see the seam in the middle for the gatefold! But...

Here you can see it!! Isn't this cool! I'm not going to show you the inside as it is kinda personal.  I finished it before I took my photos, oops! Also, if you want some measurements my card base is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored and folded at 2 1/8" and 6 3/8".

The blue layers are 2 1/2" x 4" and the top layers are 2 1/4" x 3 3/4".  The tractor I used is from Fun Stampers Journey's Life is Beautiful red rubber stamp set.  There's even a coordinating die set! The die set to make the front and inside labels is a retired set from Spellbinders, Labels 28.

My husband farmed for MANY years then, after moving to Arizona, he started working on farm equipment specializing on hay balers. Mostly like this...

Freeman 370 Hay Baler | BidCal, Inc. - Live Online Auctions

I think we have one like this in our back yard for sale. He also works on hay stack wagons...

Stacking Square Bales w/1089 New Holland - YouTube

Kinda like this.  We used to raise hay in northwest WY and sold it to race tracks (think Kentucky Derby) for quite a few years. Our poorer quality hay went to local cattle farmers.

Well, that kinda gave you a bit of our background.

I hope all dads out there have a wonderful Father's Day and can celebrate!

Stampin Carol

Of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace.
John 1:16

1 comment:

Linda said...

I love this card! It's clever, and handsome! I think my guys would love it! Great job,thank you!