Friday, February 1, 2019

Love Gate with Tutorial

Good Morning everyone! 
Are you ready for the "Love" Month...February!!! 
Lots of love and kindness will be in most of our lives at this time of month...
so why not reciprocate with a few of your own "Love" projects to share or gift during the month. 
Today I am sharing a step out tutorial on how to create a Love Gate...
you can incorporate these steps to recreate cards, canvases, journals or other mixed media projects using your favor ColorBox products! 

Paint Fleur De Lis Gate with paint, dry.

Apply Colorbox Beach and Bay ink over top of prepared gate.

 Stamp background image with ink.

Trace around prepared gate onto chipboard and cut around trace lines to create backing behind gate; cover with pattern paper. 

Adhere prepared gate to top of chipboard backing. 

Create Large Flower: Ink card stock with Stop; die cut large flower using die. Stamp background to top of large flower pieces with white paint. Form flowers and layer together. 

Adhere to top of gate. Adhere half of paper doily under large flower. Create bows and adhere to top of doily.

Create Smaller Flowers: Inc card stock with Sunshine, Tutu and Stop; die cut smaller flower pieces from prepared paper. Stamp background to top of small flower pieces with white paint. Form flowers and layer together. 

Add small flowers to top of gate.

Ink card stock with Stop; die cut label. Adhere to pattern paper frame. Die cut “LOVE” from card stock; ink with Bay; adhere to top of label. Add prepared label to top of gate.

Ink card stock with Frog and Leaf; die cut leaves from paper. Adhere around flowers.

 Add gemstones.

ClearsnapColorbox Blends Ink: Beach, Bay, Sunshine, Tutu, Stop, Frog, Leaf, Ebony
Authentique Refresh #3 Pattern Paper
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Fleur De Lis Gate Chipboard
Blank PageMuse Grunge Stamp Set
Sizzix: Bookplate, Hinges and Label Die, Journaling Words Die, and Stitchy Flower and Leaf Die
Small Paper Doily
Pearl Gemstones
White Paint
Navy Ribbon and Tan Twine
White Card Stock
Products linked in Supply List
(Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the ColorBox Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.)


  1. Just gorgeous- love those flowers Pam!

  2. Love it! Pretty flowers & wonderful project!

  3. Great job! Just ordered the stitchy flowers from Eileen...can’t wait to play!