Heart and Ribbon Gatefold Card

Lesson #5628

Create a loving gate card for any occasion.

Grade Level:

Design a gate card with heart-felt wishes for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or Father's Day.

13604-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Heart #1B - Large 17423-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Card, Gate Fold A6 - XL

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Craft Knife, Double-Sided Tape, Glue, Ribbon, Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Gate Fold Card using cardstock, construction or patterned paper. Fold the Card along the lines.
  2. Die-cut two Hearts (or any shape) from cardstock, construction or patterned paper (Figure A).
  3. Fold die-cut shapes together in half. This will make the pulls for the Gate Card (Figure B).
  4. Adhere each folded Heart half to inside flap of Card using glue or double-sided tape, leaving the other Heart half open on top for the pull (Figure C).
  5. Make a small slit in each Heart pull using a craft knife (Figure D).
  6. Cut a 16" length of ribbon and wrap it around the Card, pulling the ribbon ends through the slits and tying the ribbon in a bow (see Main Photo).

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

  • Figure C

  • Figure D