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160641 Sweet Citrus Stamp Set

Sweet Citrus Stamp Set 160641

This stamp set is designed to create any citrus fruits - orange, lemon or grapefruit! COOL!! Sweet Citrus Stamp Set #160641 has coordinating Sweet Citrus Hybrid Embossing Folder and Dies #160644. This card is a Gate Fold, fancy fold. Colors are Starry Sky and Pumpkin Pie papers with Crushed Curry ink.

 

 

160641 Sweet Citrus Stamp Set

What a FUN sentiment!! These products retire April 30, 2024 and supplies are limited.

 

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159087 Brewed for You Stamp Set

Brewed for You 159087

 Here is an easy handmade card for a Birthday. This Brewed for You Stamp Set #159087 has coordinating Brewed Dies #159092 for increased creativity! Cut 2-1/4"off the right front of the card base to make this easy fancy fold. SIMPLE!!

 

159087 Brewed for You

These adorable products are retiring April 30th, so purchase soon! They'd be a great addition to your stamp collection!

 

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Everyday Details Bundle #162865

Everyday Details Bundle 162865

This sweet Z-Fold card was a recent class favorite! It pairs the Everyday Details Bundle #162865 with the Delightfully Eclectic 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161640. Pink and Green are simply a charming duo!

 

Z-fold card

 

To create this Fancy Fold, cut a base card 4-1/4 X 11". Score at 2-1/2 and 5-1/2".  This displays designer paper so nicely!

 

 

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The Tea Cup is colored with Stampin' Up! BLENDS, alcohol markers: Bubble Bath, Lemon Lolly and Old Olive.

 

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Earthen Textures Bundle and Pattern

Earthen Textures Bundle #161514

This is such a FUN bundle, Earthen Textures Bundle #161514! My recent class loved these products. The tall pot is perfect for this 3X6" card format. Simply cut the base card 6X6" and score at 3". The base is Black and the layer and envelope are Copper Clay color. Very Earthy!

 

Earthen Textures Bundle by Stampinup

These narrow pot filler leaves are die cut using Adhesive Sheets #152334. It's easy and eliminates the "oozing liquid glue!" The pot is die cut from the Rose Gold 12 X 12" Specialty Paper #159139.

 

3X6 Envelope Pattern

This 3 X 6" Slimline Envelope is very easy to create with this FREE PATTERN I'm sharing with you. This size is mailable in the USA and requires standard first class postage.

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Tropical Leaf Bundle #161249

Tropical Leaf Bundle 161249

This card is a tropical delight featuring big colorful leaves like Caladium and Elephant Ears! This is the Online Exclusive Tropical Leaf Bundle with Punch #161249! These actual leaves come in an abundance of colorful greens, pinks and reds!! Just google "caladium" to see all the varieties!

Caladium

These are the real thing! See how the arrow shaped leaves point downward.

 

Tropical Leaf Bundle #stampinup

This is a gate fold card and the colors are Garden Green and Petal Pink. The pottery is Rose Gold Foil #159139 die cut with Earthen Textures Dies #161513.

 

Stampin' Up! Tropical Leaf

Inside this gate fold card.

 

Tropical Leaf Bundle #161249

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Joyful #161980

Joyful 12 X 12 Specialty Designer Series Paper

If you are attending my Christmas Card Class this Saturday, you will make this FESTIVE Christmas card and coordinating envelope!! LUCKY YOU!!

 

Joyful #161980

This gorgeous cherry cobbler card features Joyful 12 X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #161980 and More Dazzle 6 X 6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #161749.

 

#161980 Joyful

You can create this fancy fold at home: cut base 11 X 4-1/4". Score at 1-1/2" and 7". EASY!

 

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Winter Meadow 12X12" Designer Series Paper

Winter Meadow 12 x12 Designer Series Paper

This lovely Fancy Fold is 4-1/4" square to maximize the use of the pretty Winter Meadow 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #162133. The Timeless Arrangements Dies #161525 create these dainty sprigs which are painted with Wink of Stella Glitter Brush #141897.

 

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Cut the designer paper 11-1/2 X 4". Score at 3-1/2 and 7-1/2". Mount onto a Misty Moonlight base cut 4-1/4" square. EASY, and a great way to show off designer papers!

 

#162133 Winter Meadow

Use the medium Stampin' Up! envelope. A square envelope is an extra postage charge in the USA. 

 

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Merry & Bright Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Merry & Bright #161951

Here is a fun and festive Holiday card using Stampin' Up!'s Merry & Bright Bundle #161951. The coordinating Merry Bold & Bright 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161945 has lots of primary colors to work with!!

 

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This is a standard 4-1/4 X 5-1/2" base card. The striped/starred flap is 4 X 4", scored at 1/2". The 1/2" folds and attaches to the back of the base card. This cute Fancy Fold really shows off the colorful designer paper!

 

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 Try this JOLLY greeting!!

 

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All About Autumn Bundle and So Sincere Stamp Set

Autumn Leaves Bundle by Stampin' UP!

What a great pairing, All About Autumn Bundle #162186 and So Sincere Stamp Set #162283! The vertical sentiment fits perfectly when the card front is cut one inch short.

 

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The All About Autumn 6X6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #162178 has geometric foil designs on one side and Fall images on the other.

 

#162186 Autumn Leaves Bundle

This would be a perfect Birthday card for a man! Have you felt the season changing?

 

 

 

 


How to use BLENDS with Abundant Beauty Decorative Masks

MC 2023

BRAND NEW SEASONAL PRODUCTS!!

 

Abundant Beauty Decorative Masks

Here is a different way to use masks, also known as stencils! Using the new Abundant Beauty Decorative Masks #162331, trace around each petal with a fine tip marker. Then use BLENDS to apply your color. Try different colors like: Fresh Freesia, Highland Heather and Smoky Slate. Splatter with Wink of Stella #141897 to add shimmer. This is FUN!!

 

Stampin' Up! #162331

 

The base card is a simple "Z" fold, 11 X 4-1/4", scored at 5-1/2 and 2-3/4". The Basics 3D Embossing Folders #161598 was used to emboss the Fresh Freesia and Highland Heather cards stocks. The base is Basic Grey card stock.

 

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Inside

 

Abundant Beauty Decorative Masks #162331

Increase your options with masks by using this easy Blends method! HAVE FUN with colors, too!

 

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The Winning Swap

Stargazing Suite #stampinup

Demonstrator Dana Meacham was the SWAP WINNER at my recent Midwest North Star Stampers Annual Demonstrator Gathering! She did an outstanding job with the Stargazing Suite #161189! This is a Fancy Fold that opens twice. The base card is a basic "Z Fold." Dana used Blending Brushes to add color to the astronaut before die cutting.

 

Reach for the Stars Bundle

She paired the Stargazing 12X12" Designer Series Paper #161175 with the Holographic Trio 12X12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #161744. It's a WOW!!

 

Reach for the Stars #161186

The inside opens upward to view the sentiment. Thank you for a "STELLAR" creation, Dana! There were lots of other great swaps, too!


Trucking Along Bundle #stampinup

Trucking Along Bundle #162306

What a cute olde truck!! This is the Online Exclusive Trucking Along Bundle w/ Truck Punch #162306! It is not shown in the catalog, but is available in my Online Store. Just click SHOP at the end of this post. 

 

Trucking Along Bundle

This Fancy Fold Easel Card is the perfect format to show off this "sunny message!" Cut your base card stock 4-1/4 X 11". Score at 5-1/2 and 2-3/4".  Elevate a "STOP" for the card front to rest against. It's easy and fun!!

 

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Attach only the lower half of the front layer to the base card.

 

Trucking Along Bundle by Stampin' Up!

The sunny yellow truck is colored with Daffodil Delight Blends. The Blueberry Bushel paper is Glorious Gingham 6X6" Designer Series Paper #163170.

 

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Circle Sayings Bundle #stampinup

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It's basic and versatile! Circle Saying Bundle #161355 comes with a circle punch. Images and sentiments mix and match for lots of needs. This layout features Brights 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161643 in Berry Burst! Such a happy color!

 

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Cut off 3" from the front of the base card. Attach a Designer Paper cut 4 X 5-1/4". This easy fancy fold shows off both side of the Designer Paper! Be sure to cover the envelope flap for a GREAT presentation! Send a SMILE!!

 

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Countryside Corners Dies #161471

Countryside Corners Dies

Lots of choices is what you get with the charming Countryside Corners Dies #161471! 

 

Countryside Corners Dies #161471

The cute notes are made by NOT DIE CUTTING the folded edge of the card. Simply position the die off the folded edge of the cardstock. It's very simple and gives you a uniquely shaped card!

 

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Inside, use the same dies to shape the white layer.

 

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The base card is Misty Moonlight color...sort of a denim look.

 

Stampin' Up! #161471

The cute layers are cut from Neutrals 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161641. Sentiments are Go To Greetings #158763. Try this!

 

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Fresh as a Daisy Suite #161301

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There is a surprise inside!! This is the NEW Moody Mauve color combined with the Fresh as a Daisy Suite #161301!

 

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SURPRISE! It's an explosion card sure to make the receiver SMILE!! The white circle is a place to handwrite your message! The "explosion" was created with the Fresh as a Daisy 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #161289.

 

Cheerful Daisies Bundle

This fun, versatile Daisy Suite would be a delightful addition to YOUR stamp stash!!

 

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NEW Circle Sayings Bundle #161355

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Tomorrow, May 2nd, the EXCITING, NEW 2023-2024 Annual Catalog STARTS!! I JUST LOVE NEW PRODUCTS!!! This extremely versatile Circle Sayings Bundle with 2-3/8" Circle Punch #161355 is going to get lots of use by ME!! The fun paper is Brights 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161643.

 

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Did you notice?? I cut 3" off the front of the card and replaced it with a piece of the designer paper cut 4 X 5-1/4". This shows off BOTH sides of the designer paper!! This color is Melon Mambo. 

 

2023-2024 Annual Catalog starts TOMORROW, 5/2/2023!!

 

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Seaside Seashells #156095

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This lovely gold foil die cut and embossed shell makes a wonderful focal point!! It's die cut with Seaside Seashells Dies #156095 and embossed with Seashells 3D Embossing Folder #154309.

 

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The By The Bay 6X6" Specialty Designer Series Paper #160434 compliments the shell PERFECTLY!! The sentiments are from Friends are Like Seashells #158203.

 

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For this fancy fold card, simply cut 1-1/4" off the right front edge. This gives a place to show more designer paper! 

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Got Card Stock Scraps?

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Collect your scraps and make this card! This is such a cheery, vibrant card! That's probably why it was a recent class favorite!!

 

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Cut card stock strips about 1/4 to 1/2" wide.  Attach the strips to a card stock base. I chose to attach these diagonally for more interest.

 

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Flip over the card stock and trim off the strips that protrude beyond the edges. Mount to a slightly larger Black layer.

 

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Next, mount butterflies from the Brilliant Wings Dies #155523, die cut with Black Card Stock!! These dies are currently on the Last Chance List: regularly $44, FOR ONLY $17.80 while supplies last!! It's a SUPER DEAL!!!

 

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This is a Gate Fold card, used in the landscape format. Try a scrap card!! Try using all brights or all pastels. Have fun playing with this fun scrap technique!!

 

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Brewed for You Bundle #stampinup

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Here is a class hit from my recent Mail for Males Cards Class!! Brewed for You Bundle #159093 is PERFECT for the guys in your life!!

 

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And surprise! This is an Easel Fancy Fold Card! Cut base card stock 11 X 4-1/4", and score at 5-1/2 and 2-3/4". SIMPLE. Add a "stop" for the front edge to rest against and make sure to "dimensionalize" it!

 

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Inside is a great sentiment!!

 

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Add Wink of Stella glitter pen #141897 to the beer foam, just for FUN!!

 

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And the Winner is...

 

 

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SHARI BALL of Illinois

 

I offered my demonstrator Team, North Star Stampers, a random chance to win a product gift certificate from me. If they sent me a fancy fold birthday card, their name would go into a random drawing. Shari Ball, my direct Team member from Illinois won the drawing and has a Gift Certificate to ENJOY!! CONGRATS, to SHARI, who has been a demonstrator since 2004!!

 

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Shari's floral card is an interlocking gate fold. Thanks to all Team members that entered!! I sure enjoyed getting your cards!! Hurray for handmade cards!!

 

 


Hello, Irresistible 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper

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This Double Box Fold card features the Online Exclusive: Hello, Irresistible 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #161139. The base card color is Soft Succulent.

 

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This fancy fun fold collapses to the right and folds flat for mailing.

 

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The backside has plenty of room to write your personal message.

 

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The view from the bottom clearly shows the two boxes. Here are the fancy fold directions:

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Pretty Prints 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper

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This card was a recent class favorite! This gorgeous paper is Pretty Prints 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #159245 which coordinates with the Sun Prints Suite in the Annual Catalog on pages 90-91. The coordinating card stock I used is Soft Succulent.

 

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Inside. The designer paper that creates the card front is cut 4 X 5-1/4". This fancy fold shows off both sides of the designer paper.

 

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The sentiment, die cut, and embossing folder on the envelope flap, are from the coordinating Sun Prints Suite of products #158805! So pretty and so versatile!!

 

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Brilliant Wings Dies #155523

Brilliant Wings Dies #155523

I had fun with color! I use quite a bit of black card stock, all year around. Black POPS all colors! These butterflies are cut with the Brilliant Wings Dies #155523. I applied Adhesive Sheets #152334 to the back of the black card stock before die cutting. This creates a "sticker," so application is quick and clean!! The backgrounds are Subtles 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #159255. These paper packs are SO HANDY and great for envelopes flaps, too!!

 

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This is a fancy fold. The base is 4-1/4 X 5-1/2". The center is simply a narrow card, cut 8-1/2 X 3", scored at 4-1/4" and mounted on the center of the base. Simple. Try it!

 

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Share a Milkshake Bundle #160396

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Yummy in the Tummy!! Share a Milkshake Bundle #160396 is lots of fun!! Create your favorite ice cream dishes! This one is chocolate stamped with Soft Suede ink. The color of the soda glass is Soft Sea Foam.

 

 

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This is a Fancy Fold "Z" card card. The word "YUM," is created with the Alphabet a la Mode Dies #160750. The letters are narrow, but TALL so you can get more letters on a card front! Use the handy Adhesive Sheets #152334 on the backside of the cardstock BEFORE die cutting letters. They become stickers for a clean, quick application!

 

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Sweet Citrus Bundle #160645

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Send a BIG Birthday squeeze with this zesty Sweet Citrus Bundle with Dies #160645!! It's nicely paired with Regency Park 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper #160559. All these products are in the Spring Mini Catalog.

 

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This easy Tri Fold fancy fold card is 10-3/4 X 4", scored at 1-3/4, 4-3/4 and 7-3/4 inches. It shows off the Designer Papers so well!

 

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ANYONE would love this zesty card to celebrate their Birthday!! Try it!

 

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Celebrate Everything 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper

Celebrate Everything

Forty-eight sheets in this huge package of Celebrate Everything 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #159913 for HOSTESSES!! WOW - that's lots of choices! This is a super quick and cute holiday card if you are late creating this year!

 

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Directions: cut designer paper 12 X 3" and score at 4-1/4 and 9-1/2". One 12 X 12" sheet makes FOUR cards with NO waste!! Very economical!

 

Celebrate Everything

This is a hostess reward product available until Jan. 4th when the 2022 Holiday Mini Catalog ENDS. TRY IT!!

 

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Christmas Scottie Bundle #159744

Christmas Scottie

This is a FANCY FOLD "Bridge Card!" It's the perfect layout to feature the ADORABLE Christmas Scottie Bundle with Punch #159744!!

 

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TOP View. DIRECTIONS: The base card is 8 X 4-1/4", scored at 1-1/4 and 2-1/2" from each side. The "bridge" piece is 5-1/2" long and can vary in width. This one is 3/4" wide. So how do you mail this fancy fold card??

 

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It flatten towards either side to insert into a medium Stampin' Up! envelope.

 

Christmas Scottie Bundle

 

Colors are Crumb Cake base card with Basic White, Real Red, and Black. Such a fun card for ALL animal lovers!! Try it!

 

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Handmade Wishes Bundle #159691

Handmade Wishes Bundle

This was a class card using the handy Handmade Wishes Bundle  with Punch #159691.

 

Handmade Wishes 159691

Directions for this easy Fancy Fold: Base card is 11 X 4-1/4", score at 3, 5-1/2,  and 8". It couldn't be easier!!

 

Handmade Wishes

The second to last panel is for your message. The festive paper is Boughs of Holly 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #159600. Try it!!

 

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Leaves of Holly Bundle #159608

Leaves of Holly

Have you ever made a Fancy Fold Easel Card? It creates a nice display!

 

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Directions: The Cherry Cobbler Base card is 11 X 4-1/4", scored at 2-3/4".  The front panel folds and needs a "STOP." Any shape that is dimensionalized will work! This Fancy Fold folds flat for mailing. 

 

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This card uses the Holly Leaves Bundle #159608 from the Jul - Dec Holiday Mini Catalog. These Holly Leaves have a Silver Foil base and a Rose Gold Foil overlay which was cut with Adhesive Sheets #152334 for easy application!!  The background is the Stitched Greenery Die #155451.

 

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Inside

 

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Snowflake Specialty Vellum #159832

Snowflake Vellum

This panel card was a class favorite recently. It features the Snowflake 12 X 12" Specialty Vellum #159832 and Blushing Bride card stock.

 

Snowflake vellum 2

 This top view shows the panel fold. Write your message on the back middle panel.

 

Panel Card

Enjoy this simple pattern for the Panel Card. It stands nicely for display. It folds flat to fit our Medium Envelopes.

 

Snowflake Vellum 3

The sentiment is Handmade Wishes Bundle with Punch #159691.

 

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Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper

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This lovely Birthday card was created by Michelle Miller, my friend and team member! 

 

Rustic Harvest DSP

This is a perfect fancy fold to show off this boarder print from Rustic Harvest 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #159633. Cut the Designer Paper 11-1/2" X 5-1/4". Score at 3-1/2" and 7-1/2", then mount onto 5-1/2 X 4-1/4" card stock. 

 

Rustic Harvest DSP 3

Michelle applied Wink of Stella glitter #141897 on all dark red flowers. Lovely, Michelle!

 

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Accordion Fancy Fold Card

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Here is a sweet little fancy fold to show off designer series papers! This pretty paper is Lovely in Linen 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #158644 from the 2022-23 Annual Catalog.

 

Accordion Fold

Directions: the base card is 11 X 4-1/4". Score at 1-1/2, 3, 5-1/2 and 8". EASY!!

 

Accordion Fold 2

The sentiment comes from the Limited Edition Stamp Stamp #158754. The next post will show you a Christmas idea using the same easy Fancy Fold! Check back or subscribe to my blog in the right side panel and never miss a post!

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Autumn Birthday Card with Pattern

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This fancy fold, Panel Card is simple! The adorable paper is Celebrate Everything 12 X 12" HOST Designer Series Paper Pack of 48 sheets!! Orders of $150 qualify for HOST REWARDS so you can select this item from the July-Dec. Holiday Mini Catalog, page 87.

 

Panel Card

Enjoy this simple pattern for the Panel Card. It stands nicely for display. It folds flat to fit our Medium Envelopes.

 

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This TOP view shows the fold. The sentiment layer can be up to 3-1/2" square. Write your message on the back in the center panel.

 

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Try and enjoy this fun fancy fold!!


Triangle Two-fer Card

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Do you have stacks of Designer Series Papers?? Yes, I thought you did! Try this cute, easy Triangle Two-fer Card!! 

 

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Select a non-directional designer paper that coordinates front and back. Cut to 8 X 8", score at 4", rotate 90% and score again at 4". Cut diagonally corner to corner. Fold and mount onto a 4-1/4" square. You have two cards! EASY!

 

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This cute floral paper is Design a Daydream 12 X 12" HOST Designer Series Paper with 48 sheets, #159161. TRY THIS!

 

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Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper

Splendid Day DSP

Did you watch my VERSATILE DSP CARD VIDEO? I have made so many of these easy fancy fold cards! The Splendid Day 12 X 12" Special Designer Series Paper #159666 creates an elegant card!

 

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Watch my video below for lots of cute samples. This fancy fold is 12 X 3", scored at 4-1/4 and 9-1/2". SIMPLE!!

 

Splendid Day DSP 3

Try this easy, fast, economical fancy fold!! Here is the video full of  IDEAS!

 

 

 


Design a Daydream 12 X12" Designer Series Paper

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This Double Triangle Fancy Fold card really shows off designer papers well!! This is the HOST ONLY Design a Daydream 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper MEGA PACK #159161 with FORTY-EIGHT double-sided sheets!! It's ONLY $18 in host rewards!!! SWEET DEAL!! FUN designs!!

 

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Dimensions - Base 5-1/4 X 4-1/4". Folded Card: 4 X 10", scored at 5". Triangles: cut two 3-1/2" squares, scored diagonally. Belly Band: 1 X 11".

 

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TRY this fun fold with lots of different designer papers!!

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Nature's Prints Bundle #158801

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My favorite NEW In Color is Orchid Oasis!! It's so snappy when paired with black and white!! Nature's Prints Bundle #158801 is a gorgeous collection of varied foliage and sweet, useful sentiments. 

 

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The black and white paper is Perfectly Penciled 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #159244.

 

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This pretty, curvy label is included in this bundle! I LOVE playing with new products!! Good thing I'm a demonstrator! Come join my Team this month and get $66.50 in FREE In Color products with your customized Starter Kit! Ask me: [email protected]

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