Gate fold cards are easy to make and did it ever make my day brighter to create this unique card fold! Now I get to share it with you. I’m also excited to share that this is part of a new series in my card making collection called Imagination Station! In this series, I take older cards and older videos and freshen them up for a NEW card idea. My first video in the series is this gate fold card. 

I love gate fold cards because they are unique and like nothing else. Recipients just love fancy fold cards!


Gate Fold Card Tutorial | Imagination Station Series:

Love creative card ideas? Need some unique card ideas for your friends or perhaps an adorable birthday card? I’ve got you covered with this gate fold card tutorial!


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I am sharing Imagination Station over the summer on YouTube Live and I would love for you to join me. Each Thursday I will be LIVE on my YouTube channel (click here to find it)

THURSDAYS on YouTube (Connie Stewart) at the time below:

  • 10am pacific time
  • 11am mountain time
  • 12pm central time
  • 1pm eastern time

Can’t make it? No problem! I will be sharing here on Simply Simple Stamping after the Live is over so you won’t miss a thing.

Now let me share with you the cards from today’s Live. I created this “You Are Amazing” card with Stampin’ Blends and I tried a new technique that I will teach you. The colors of this card made my heart happy. I hope the friend I send it to will be happy too.



  • Daffodil Delight – 4 ¼” x 11″, score at 2 ¾” and 8 ¼”
  • Night of Navy – 2 ¾” x 4 ¼”
  • Whisper White – 2 ½” x 4″, cut to (1) 1 ½” x 2 ¼”, (2) 1″ x 2 ¼”
  • Whisper White – 3 ¾” x 5″ (optional for the inside)



Don’t you love this bright card? To order the supplies needed to create it yourself, start your order by clicking a pic below!

I know how hard the pandemic has been on kids so I wanted to create a card for the boys. I have a special little guy I want to share this card with to tell him he is RAWRsome!



  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 ¼” x 11″, score at 2 ¾” and 8 ¼”
  • Gorgeous Grape – 2 ¾” x 4 ¼”
  • Tropical Oasis Designer Paper – (2) 2 ½” x 4″
  • Whisper White – 2 ½” x 4″, cut to (1) 1 ½” x 2 ¼”, (2) 1″ x 2 ¼”
  • Whisper White – 3 ¾” x 5″ (optional for the inside)


Here are the supplies you need for the You’re RAWR-some card. To order, just click a pic!


Want to see the original card that inspired me? CLICK HERE to read about it.

PIN IT! Want to save this gate fold card idea? Pin this image to your favorite Pinterest Board!


I have never done a YouTube Live but it was a lot of fun! I enjoyed stamping with you on this new and fun platform. If you were on Live with me, tell me your thoughts! I would love to hear from you!

Hope to see you all Saturday for a beached themed SCRAP THAT IDEA video! See you then!

QUOTE OF THE DAY – “Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.” — Hosea Ballou


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