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Smoky Slate Blog Hop ~ Double Pop Up Gatefold card

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 43 – Smoky Slate

Tonight’s fancy fold design has been around for a while now, and I’ve finally had a go creating one! I am using the What’s Cookin’ Bundle (soon to retire 😢) so if you want it buy it, be sure to do so asap.

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022

I started with a Smoky Slate card base for my Double Pop Up Gatefold design. Now that my card has a baking theme, and it is something I love doing with my girls, I thought it appropriate to use the heart pattern (Sweet Talk designer paper) from the 2022 Jan-June Mini catalogue. Real Red is one of the colours in these papers, so that is what I have used for my matt layers.

Firstly, I folded and glued the mechanisms into the card, one at top left and one at bottom right.

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 mechanism

Once I had all the cardstock layers cut (you can find the measurements below), I stamped the images in Smoky Slate and Real Red ink and die cut some out with the coordinating Cookin’ dies, before gluing all the layers together and placing them onto my card.

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 open

I love how these stamps have that distinctive look to them!

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022.

Basic Measurements
Smoky Slate Card – base 20cm x 14.5cm (score at 5cm, 15cm), 2 x mechanisms 12cm x 2.5cm score at 2.5cm, 6cm, 8.5cm)
Real Red Card – front side panels x 2 (14cm x 4.5cm), front centre (8.5cm x 5.5cm), inside floating x 2 (6.5cm x 6.5cm), inside flat x 2 (6.5cm x 5cm)
DSP – front side panels x 2 (13.5cm x 4cm)
Basic White card – front centre (8cm x 5cm), inside floating x 2 (6cm x 6cm), inside flat x 2 (6cm x 4.5cm)

Thanks for dropping by. All the products used tonight are linked below!

Please click on the image below to head across to the next blog on tonight’s hop and see the wonderful inspiration of Andrea Sargent!

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7 thoughts on “Smoky Slate Blog Hop ~ Double Pop Up Gatefold card”

  1. I love this fun-fold, pop-up design Kate. What a surprise for the recipient when they open it! I loved cooking with my boys when they were young, it’s such a special thing to do with your children. Love your card and happy baking/cooking!

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  2. Wow Kate, so much work on your fancy fold card and I am sure the recipient will love it. Real Red is a great choice to team with Smokey Slate

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  3. I so love your card Kate. The pop up panels inside the Gate-fold card is amazing. Upright colour scheme is delightful with smoky slate. Knowing the link to your cooking with your girls makes this card special. Xxx


  4. The colour combo you’ve used looks bright and cheery and looks great with the DSP and stamps you chose. The Fancy fold is amazing too.

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  5. Well that’s a bit fancy, Kate! I love the effect of your fancy fold and your colour scheme and the stamp set you chose is just perfect for this fancy fold. Love it when you post photos of your girl’s creations!

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