Technically when you make cards from the heart to a loved one, they are Cardiology without any blood!  In particular this gate card I made for my wonderful boyfriend, as a token of gratitude after he purchased me the Cricut Brightpad.

Thanks again Gary ❤

 This Gate card I made using the base from the free cards DL section by Monica  @ monicas creative room.  She has so many beautiful choices for you to Download that you can also alter and embellish.  The gate card also has an easel stand to hold it on also from Monicas Creative Room.
 I chose to also line my card with heart paper and insert another liner with my sentiment on it.   The envelope I made by using the measurements of the cards and creating them in Cricut.  I’m Having such a journey and am learning new things everyday, especially from my mistakes.  Trust me…..  I have a card I recently made, that I completely glued wrong, so it opens upside down and I’m trying to figure out a fix for that, but I learned, really quickly lol….  to triple check before that glue hits the paper..

 🙂 Happy Crafting 🙂


  • Monica’s Creative room Gate Card – SVG CUT FILE
  • 1 12 x 12 Black 80lb Cardstock, Card & Easel
  • 1 12 x 12 White 80lb Cardstock, Card Sentiment Insert
  • 1 12 x 12 patterned paper, Card inside liner
  • Red Heart Button, Front Heart Embellishment
  • Velcro Dots, To Close and Open Gate Car
  • Hot Glue, For Heart Button
  • Scotch Tacky Glue, For Liner and Insert

So the only “real” problem I had with this card
 was that I didn’t use cardstock that was heavy enough for the easel part.
I think I used 65gm and the easel would bend from the weight of the card..

Originally Posted On my Old Blog March 2019

By Dee

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