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Window Gatefold Cards

Welcome back, crafty friends! I had SO much fun with today’s technique – I hope you like it. I share ideas for creating gatefold window cards with fun belly bands.

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. I am very thankful for your support of my videos!]

Sometimes you need a extra special card for an extra special person. And today’s window gatefold cards with fun belly bands are perfect! Be sure to watch the video to learn more – each card offers a different approach to this technique.

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


HELLO THERE
Featuring:
WPlus9 Most Wonderful Stamp Set (SSS | WP9)
WPlus9 Winter Sparrow Stamp Set (SSS | WP9) – “thinking you warms my heart” sentiment
My Favorite Things Brush Splatter Stamp
Simon Says Stamp Circle Sayings Stamp Set – “hello there” sentiment
Hero Arts Infinity Circle Dies

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


PEACE
Featuring:
WPlus9 Peaceful Dove Stamp Set (SSS | WP9)
WPlus9 Winter Greenery Stamp Set (SSS | WP9) – “peace on earth” sentiment
WPlus9 Peace Banner Die (SSS | WP9)
Impression Obsession Sketch Palm Leaves – background
Hero Arts Oval Infinity Dies
Hero Arts Infinity Circle Dies

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


THINKING OF YOU
Featuring:
WPlus9 Winter Sparrow Stamp Set (SSS | ALT)
Hero Arts Hearts Infinity Dies
My Favorite Things Brush Splatter Stamp

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


JOY
Featuring:
WPlus9 Winter Greenery Stamp Set (SSS | WP9)
WPlus9 Scalloped Tag Die (SSS | WP9)
WPlus9 Most Wonderful Stamp Set (SSS | WP9) – sentiment
Hero Arts Infinity Circle Dies

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Gatefold Window Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


RELATED VIDEOS

Here are a few technique videos that may be helpful:

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except the products with asterisks and the WPlus9 which were received from the company with no expectation. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

WPlus9 Most Wonderful Stamp Set
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Most Wonderful Dies
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Winter Sparrow Stamp Set
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Winter Sparrow Dies
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Peaceful Dove Stamp Set
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Peaceful Dove Dies
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Winter Greenery Stamp Set
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Winter Greenery Dies
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Peace Banner Die
[ SSS | WPL ]
WPlus9 Scalloped Tag Die
[ SSS | WPL ]
*Simon Says Stamp Circle Sayings…
[ SSS ]
My Favorite Things Brush Splatter Stamp
[ SSS ]
Impression Obsession Sketched Palm…
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Hearts Infinity Dies
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Infinity Circle Dies
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Shadow Ink
[ SSS | HA ]
Gina K Designs Ink
[ SSS | GNK ]
Simon Says Stamp Fog Ink
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink
[ SSS ]
Therm O Web Purple Tape
[ SSS ]
Anti Static Powder Bag
[ SSS ]
Concord & 9th Die Release Tool
[ C&9 ]
Gemini Junior Die Cut Machine
[ SSS ]
Sponge Daubers
[ SSS ]
Scor-Pal Scoring Board
[ SSS ]
Wink of Stella Clear Shimmer Marker
[ SSS ]
Mini Glossy Accents
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Trimmer
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Tonic Glass Media Mat
[ SSS ]


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46 thoughts on “Window Gatefold Cards”

  1. Hey Jennifer, Absolutely Love All your cards. I looked at the supply lust but I wanted to know what white & other cardstock did or do you use for card bases when making these or others? ❤😘

  2. These are such beautiful stamps and your cards are awesome. I think some of the best Christmas card examples I’ve seen for this year!

  3. Dear Jennifer
    A very gd morning from Sunny Sri Lanka. Thank you for helping me to keep my sanity.
    The cards are real beauties as always and i will definetely try the card using the circle die cut as i have some circle dies. Your soothing and kind voice just threw my pain out of the window. May you and your family be blessed always with lots of love and gratitude

  4. Oh, my. That dove is beautiful and I love the square card with the classic red. Beautiful cards, Jennifer, and I love the designs. Look forward to giving this a try. Have an angel die that would be perfect for this window design!! Thank you!! PS – Really appreciate your videos showing different fun folds.

  5. Jennifer,
    Thank you for sharing this amazing video! And thank you to WPlus9 for creating these beautiful stamps and dies! I love them all!

  6. WOW! I didn’t think it was possible but you’ve really outdone yourself. These cards are amazing and I love the technique. You’re right about the stamps. They really are exceptional. I especially like the snowmen. Thanks once again for sharing your talents and for a wonderful video! I look forward to creating some window gatefold cards using all your great tips.

  7. As always, amazing cards! My favorite is the snowman but all are just gorgeous. You are such an inspiration. Thank you.

  8. I am without words, Jennifer!! These are incredibly beautiful and so creative! I LOVE this release and yes, I agree! Images are wonderful and so versatile….What creative tips on using the Misti and inking up die cuts! I think even I could do that and what a time saver!! Please, please know how much you are appreciated and loved! You are such BLESSING!

  9. What wonderful stamp sets and what gorgeous belly band cards! I love how you created those belly band cards. It was so nice to see the video of how to create them. I so love your videos since I am a visual learner. Thank you so much for sharing!
    ~Ginny K.~

  10. Just wanted to say thanks for spreading the word about making Christmas cards for nursing home residents. I truly enjoy making cards to donate – since Operation Write Home ended, I’ve been scrambling to find replacements!

  11. I love these ideas! It gives me a new idea for my “beyond the regular cards” that I’m trying to make this year. Thanks for all you do and all your helpful tips.

  12. Those stamps are beautiful. Can’t decide which I like better, elegant birds or fun snowmen. And, of course, the cards you’ve made with them are nothing short of awesome! Thanks for all the work you put in teaching the world of papercrafters!

  13. Your gatefold cards are simply beautiful, truly elegant, Jennifer. Thanks for sharing these cares and the video detailing how to create them.

  14. You keep getting me in trouble! I love the beautiful cards you make and keep buying and buying and buying! My hasband hasn’t said anything yet, but I am waiting for that shoe to drop!

  15. Your card ideas with these stunning sets are fantastic. Truly these cards would be such a day brightner for the recipient! I agree, these sets in WPlus9’s release are fabulous!

  16. These are such beautiful Holiday cards! I mean who doesn’t love a pretty belly band?!?! lol The Peace and Joy cards are my favorites, the birds and greenery are lovely! Merry Merry!

  17. I have tried your gatefold technique and think it makes a stunning card. All of these stamp sets are so creative and delightful. Thanks for sharing.

  18. Amazing examples Again!! Thank you Jen, for all you share. I learn something each time (and I’ve been doing this for many many years.) Your’s are the best videos, so clear and easy to understand. Many Huggsss

  19. All your cards on this tutorial are beautiful! Your dove card in particular is gorgeous! So much, that I immediately bought the “Peaceful Dove” set from your blog. I’m excited that it arrives today!!! Could you pls share what brand and colors of inks you used to create the dove? Thank you ever so much!!!

  20. I Love, Love your cards and especially all the great ideas. You show us newbies tips and tricks of the trade. This is what I love about your videos. I was wondering if you could make a video making cards for the males in our life. I have such a hard time with this. Please think about it. Thank you.

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