Gatefold Shower Invitation

Designer: Nichole Heady

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (brown) Bazzill Basics Paper; (coral) Prism Patterned paper: (Luscious Lace from Boho Chic collection) We R Memory Keepers Vellum: Hobby Lobby Accents: (brown brads) The Paper Studio Fibers: (turquoise ribbon) Martha Stewart Crafts Fonts: (Century Gothic, Kuenstler Script) Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

1 Cut cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". Score at 2 1/8" and 6 3/8" to create gatefold card.
2 Trim patterned paper to fit inside of card. Mat with cardstock.
3 Print shower details on vellum. Trim and attach to matted piece with brads; adhere.
4 Trim strip of cardstock. Adhere to create band.
5 Tie ribbon around band.

Designer Tip
For added detail, adhere blocks of the patterned paper to the interior of your envelopes. The coordinating lining will impress all of its recipients.

Spring Cards
If you love this card, you’ll find more great spring projects in the April/May 2008 issue of Paper Crafts magazine. Purchase a copy at

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