Cut pieces as follows- Cheer On- 6”x12” (card base), Newsworthy- 1 1/8”x12” (card band) x 2, Champion-1 1/8”x6”” (decorative banner), Game Day- 1”x6” (decorative banner) Game Day- 5”x5” (photo mat)
With the blue & cream collage design of the card base (Cheer On) facing up, score base 2” on the right side, 4” on the left side. Fold.
Adhere 2 photo corner stickers in the bottom corners. Adhere 1/2 of the red plaid border sticker along the top edge (Snip the border sticker along the card opening).
Cut one of the Newsworthy strips in half. Adhere one of the half strips to the left side of the front of card (about a 1/4” above the previously adhered photo corner)....
....Line up the end of the strip with the folded (left side) edge of card, allow strip to over-hang the opening edge, fold, creating a 1/2" tab. Adhere into place.
This is the opening tab created in the previous step.
Using the 2nd half of strip, adhere to the other side (right side) of card, (directly across from the first strip).
You will have about a 4" over hang piece, cut over hang flush with edge of card.
Here's how the card will look when both sides are finished.
Attach ornate keyhole using 2 brads.
Attach to the right side of card, over the decorative strip so that when the card is closed the keyhole slightly overhangs onto the left side of card.
Use the 2nd half of the red plaid border sticker along the inside edge of card to cover the backside of brads.
Snip the ends of Champion, Game Day strips and accent sticker into banner shapes.
Adhere banners to front of card.
Cut off the excess flush with edge of card.
Place 3-D adhesive on the backside of "dad" die cut letters.
Adhere "dad" to card.
Adhere a small collage of stickers on the right side of card.
Adhere Game Day 5x5 photo mat to the inside of card. Add photo corner stickers and "Go Team" sticker tag.
Wrap jute or twine around card from the back.
Flip card over and tie jute/twine.
Flip card back over to the backside and reinforce jute or twine by adhering a strip of Newsworthy over the jute/twine.
Here's card with a jute tie.
Add photo and greeting if desired.