Stampin’ Up! Seaside View for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Are you ready for the weekend?  I have to work all day Saturday, but Sunday I have off.  I was sure to tell my boss on Wednesday that I had plans on Father’s Day and he doesn’t believe it’s going to be all that busy that I would have to go in, YAY!!

I have a double Z-Fold card for you today using one of my favorite new sets from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card.

My colors were inspired by Sunday Stamps Color Challenge #233.  Here are their colors.

I also played along with Just Add Ink Challenge #510.  Here is their theme.

I started with the smaller Sahara Sand Z-Fold card by scoring it at 4 1/2″ & 7 1/2″.  I embossed the front fold using the Tasteful Textiles 3D Embossing Folder.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the larger image from the Stampin’ Up! Seaside View Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Balmy Blue, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Just Jade and Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I then stamped the waves in the water using the Stampin’ Up! By The Dock Cling Stamp Set in Pacific Point Ink.  I stamped the sand speckles from the Stampin’ Up! Seaside Notions Cling Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink.  I cut the image out using the 4th largest die from the Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to the front of the Sahara Sand card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the sentiment from the Seaside Notions stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I fussy cut the sentiment and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals on the top corner of the artwork.  I added a few Calypso Coral Artistry Blooms Adhesive-Backed Sequins to the card front.

I adhered a panel of the Whale of a Time 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the back panel of the large Pacific Point card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the small card base to the larger card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue on the back panel and Stampin’ Dimensionals on the front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Seaside View stamp set on 2 different panels of Whisper White cardstock in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the Adirondack chair image from the Seaside View stamp set on one panel and the palm tree and bird images from the Seaside View stamp set on the other panel in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the images in using my Crumb Cake, Calypso Coral, Just Jade and Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panels to Balmy Blue mats using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the chair and palm tree images from the Seaside View stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front and colored the images in using my Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake and Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Whale of a Time 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!


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Thank you to all that left comments.

The winner of Blog Candy #1 is comment #4

Comment #4 was left by Joyce L. and she said:

Kudos on your 500 Blog Posts that is amazing.. It is so hard to pick a favorite but right now I would have to say the Sunflower Bundle is. Thanks for always sharing your creations and talent.

The winner of Blog Candy #2 is comment #5

Comment #5 was left by Kevin B. and said :

My favorite new set is the jar of flowers. I just got it and can’t wait to make some cards. I also love the new in colors. Thanks for the chance to win.

The winner of Blog Candy #3 is comment #3

Comment #3 was left by Susan K. and said:

Dual duty– great take on the sketch and great card for the kids for Fathers Day.
Big congrats for your 500th post. You are so faithful in sharing daily–an amazing feat! Today my favorite set in the new catalog is Forever Fern but I’m loving the cards I’m seeing with the Prized Peony set. Hope to see you today! 😃

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Celebrate the magic of summer nights with the Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin Kit! In this exclusive fun-filled kit, you’ll unbox enough supplies to create nine postcard-style cards, coordinating envelopes, and die-cut tealight bags. What’s even more spectacular about July’s kit is the add-on you can purchase along with it! The Summer Nights Add-On includes 24 card bases and envelopes in coordinating Summer Nights designs. This add-on is perfect for helping you expand the Summer Nights creative experience beyond the Paper Pumpkin kit. Between the add-on and the leftover supplies from your Summer Nights kit, you will be crafting a summer night worth celebrating all month long!

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Kit contains enough supplies to create nine postcards and coordinating envelopes, as well as nine die-cut tealight bags.

  • Card size: 4” x 5-1/4” (10.2 x 13.3 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Costal Cabana, Night of Navy

The Paper Pumpkin kit does not require the add-on to create completed projects.

Summer Nights Add-On

Contains 24 preprinted card bases and coordinating envelopes.

  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

The Summer Nights Add-On is not required to complete the Paper Pumpkin kit projects.

The Summer Nights Add-On is $10.00 USD/$13.00 CAD and is only available to Paper Pumpkin subscribers. The add-on is available while supplies last, beginning July 1st!

Note: During demonstrator product testing, we learned that the Summer Nights Add-On could make at least 20 additional cards when combined with the leftover pieces from the Summer Nights kit.

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Note: Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.



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Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So that means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 2 – 3 1/8″ X 2 7/8″ (inner liner mats), 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (back dsp panel mat)
  • Pacific Point Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (larger card base scored and folded at 5 1/2′ & 2 3/4″)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 10 1/2″ X 3 1/4″ (smaller card base scored and folded at 4 1/2′ & 7 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork), 2 – 3″ X 2 3/4″ (inner liners)
  • Whale of a Time 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (back inner panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)


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19 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Seaside View for Fun Fold Friday

  1. Beautiful card, love that fold, and such a great take on our colors! I’ve been so focused on the adirondack in that set, I totally glossed over this image, lol. Perfect! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!


  2. Amazing card!!! I love everything you did! This is one of my fav stamps in the new catalog & you did it proud!! It’s been cased!!! Thanks so much for sharing!


  3. This is fabulous, Karen. What I would give to be settled into a deck chair at the beach right now (currently smack in the middle of winter in Canberra, Australia). I absolutely adore the scene you’ve created, & love your colouring. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week. x

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  4. Gorgeous card Karen! Love the bright fun colours and th double Z Fold is a fantastic take on our challenge. The seaside image just makes me want to go to the beach. Thanks for playing along this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

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  5. Great scene you created using the challenge colors!. Love the fold design of your card, the recipient will love it too! Thanks for sharing with us at Sunday Stamps!

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