Stampin’ Up! Free Skate Memories for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s Thanksgiving?  I hope you were able to enjoy some time with family and friends or even a nice relaxing day.   How many of you were in a food coma yesterday?  I was close, but I was able to control myself.  I don’t know about you, but I always enjoy the leftovers the day after more than I do on Thanksgiving Day.  I’m in full Christmas decorating mode today.  I always decorate the weekend after Thanksgiving, but since I have to work Saturday and Sunday this year, I’m planning on getting as much as possible done today.

For today’s card I made another new to me fun fold, the Double Easel Fold.  Here’s my card.

I joined in with a couple challenges with my card today.  First off is Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge #328.  Here’s their inspiration.

Next I got my color inspiration from Global Design Project #217.  Here are their colors.

My card also played along with Inspire. Create. Challenge #057.  They had a theme challenge for this week which was right up my Friday’s ally.  Here’s their theme.

I started by folding the Flirty Flamingo Easel card and adhering the 2 smaller panels of Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper using Snail.   On the larger panel of Christmastime is Here DSP I stamped the snowflake image from the Stampin’ Up! Free Skate Cling Stamp Set multiple times in Versamark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I adhered the panel to the back portion of the easel card using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the easel card base to the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut the skates out from the Whisper White panel using the Detailed Skates Dies.  I adhered the detailed skate to the solid skate using a tiny amount of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I cut 2 skate blades out of a scrap of Silver Foil Sheet and adhered them to the skate blade on the bottom of the Whisper White skate using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the skates together using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the holly image from the Free Skate stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink, on the Whisper White panel that I cut the skates from, and cut it out using the Detailed Skates Dies.  I colored the holly and berries in using Dark Flirty Flamingo and Light Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the holly to the skates using a Glue Dot.  I adhered the skates to the easel card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Flirty Flamingo cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Free Skate stamp set in Versamark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  I cut a Crumb Cake mat using the next size up of the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the Crumb Cake mat using Snail and then to the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I cut a bow out of Mossy Meadow cardstock using the Detailed Skates Dies and adhered it to the sentiment using a Glue Dot.  I brushed the bow and holly with my Clear Wink of Stella to give it a little sparkle. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels around on the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the holly image from the Free Skate stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink in the top corners of the panel.  I colored the holly in using my Dark Flirty Flamingo and Light Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers and added Clear Wink of Stella for a little sparkle.  I stamped the snowflake image from the Free Skate stamp set in Flirty Flamingo Ink, stamping off once, over the sentiment.  I adhered the Whisper White pane to a Flirty Flamingo mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the skate image from the Free Skate stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped the holly image from the Free Skate stamp set on a scrap of Whisper White cardstock and cut it out using the Detailed Skates Dies.  I colored it in the same as I did for the card front and adhered it to the skate image using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a pane of Christmastime is Here 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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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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December’s Something for Everything kit includes a super-versatile stamp set complete with 13 sentiments that can be used for occasions ranging from wedding, to get well, birthdays, and more! Plus, the three full-sized card designs (four of each) are gorgeous AND multiuse.  Paper Pumpkin’s December kit makes it easier than ever to give a handmade card to a friend—no matter what the occasion!

This is an all-card kit, with 13 sentiments to cover tons of occasions from weddings, get well, birthday, and more, this set does it all.

Kit details: Makes 12 cards and 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)

Coordinating colors: Crushed Curry, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Terracotta Tile

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4″ X 2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 4″ X 10 1/4″ (double easel panel scored and folded at 5 1/4″ & 7 3/4″), 3 1/4″ X 1 3/4″ (card front sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 5″ X 6″ (panel to cut skates from), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″, 2 – 3 7/8″ X 2 3/8″ (card front easel pieces), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmastime is Here For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Is anyone making plans for the weekend?  I’ll be at work, but today I’m heading to the Philadelphia Zoo for the day.  It’s suppose to be sunny but cold, I believe only in the 40’s.  Hoping the cool weather brings out the animals.

For today’s card I’ve been wanting to make this one for a while, but I needed to figure out how.  This card for sure will be one that I hand to someone and not mail.  Here’s my card.

The colors of my card were inspired by Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #367. Here are their colors.

I started by cutting all the panels for the card and cutting and scoring the card base.  You need a 12″ X 12″ piece of cardstock for this card.  I took a piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock and scored it at 1/4″, 3 3/4″ and 7 1/4″ using my Paper Trimmer.  I turned the paper in the trimmer so that the 1/4″ side was against the bottom edge.  I lined the paper up at the 5/8″ mark and scored from the end to the 7 1/4″ score line.  I cut that piece off and folded the card like an accordion on the score lines.

On the 1/4″ fold I adhered the small Cherry Cobbler panel using Tear ‘n Tape.  I set the card base on the side so that I could work on all the panels.

For the front panel I stamped the branch image from the Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on one of the small Whisper White panels.  I colored the branch in using my Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the cardinal image from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the cardinal in using my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers and cut it out using the Christmas Cardinal Dies.  I adhered the cardinal to the Whisper White panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered a panel of the Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper to each of the 4 panels of Whisper White cardstock using Snail.  On the smallest panel I stamped the branch image from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored it in using my Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers.  On the other 3 panels I stamped sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Greatest Part of Christmas Host Cling Stamp Set in Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow Inks.  I adhered each of the Whisper White panels to Mossy Meadow mats using Snail and then to the Cherry Cobbler card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I wrapped a piece of the 1/4″ Gold Shimmer Ribbon around the  card base in the middle and tied a bow.  I added some Gold Glitter Enamel Dots to the panels.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the cardinal from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the cardinal in using my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Christmastime Is Here Specialty 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.  This was definitely not a quick and easy card today.  Once everything was cut and I decided on the DSP and sentiments I wanted to use, it did go together pretty quickly. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

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For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN PART TWO
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The holiday season will be here before we know it. And along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be looking forward to opening their holiday kit. Christmastime papercrafting with Paper Pumpkin has become an annual tradition!
So to deliver more of what subscribers love this holiday season, in November Stampin’ Up! is offering Christmas tags kit. This kit makes it easy to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

November Kit
Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.
Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

Subscribe for the November kit at paperpumpkin.com from October 11th – November 10th.

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription,  Click Here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, Click Here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 11 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 1/4″. 3 3/4″ & 7 1/4″), 2 3/4″ X 4 1/4″ (card front)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 2 – 2 1/2″ X 4″, 2 – 3 1/4″ X 4 3/4″, 4′ X 5 1/4″ (mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 2 1/4″ X 3 3/4″, 2 – 3″ X 4 1/2″, 3 3/4″ X 5″ (liners and card front), 4 1/2″ X 4″ (cardinal)
  • Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 3/4″ X 2 1/8″, 2 – 2 1/4″ X 2 7/8″, 2 3/4″ X 3 5/8″ (pieces for each panel), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Christmastime Is Here For My Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s Halloween?  Ours was very wet and sad.  In nice weather we don’t get a lot of Trick or Treaters, so the rain made it empty.  My little nephew’s parades were cancelled so I didn’t even get to see them.

HAPPY NOVEMBER!!!!  Before I get started with today’s card, does everyone know what today is, other than November 1st?  Today’s the day you can purchase Christmastime Is Here Suite!!  You can purchase individual items or the whole suite.  You can also purchase the new awesome Paper Trimmer.  I just got mine and it’s fantastic.  Click Here to go to my Online Store to see how to order.

For today’s card I’ve used the gorgeous new Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper for my fun fold.  I wish pictures could show you how absolutely beautiful this paper is.  Here’s my card.

I started with a panel of Christmastime Is Here Specialty DSP and scored it on the 10″ side at 1″, 1 1/2″, 2 1/2″, 3″, 4″, 4 1/2″, 5 1/2″, 6″, 7″, 7 1/2″, 8 1/2″ and 9″.  I then made a little mark on the 10″ side at 4 1/2″ & 5 1/2″ on both the top and bottom.  I turned the paper to the 5 3/8″ side and made a mark at 2 3/16″ & 3 3/16″ on both the top and bottom.  I cut from the 5 3/8″ side to the 10″ side to the little marks.  The paper looked like this when I was done.

I wanted the floral side out so I made the 1st fold on the end down and continued folding it like an accordion from both sides.  I adhered the pleated fold to a Cherry Cobbler card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue down the center back.

I wrapped a piece of the beautiful new 1/4″ Gold Shimmer Ribbon around the center of the pleats and adhered it in the back using a little Snail.  On a small piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! So Many Stars Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a scalloped oval out of Mossy Meadow cardstock using my Layering Ovals Dies.  I was going to cut out a gold scalloped oval, but I wasn’t happy with how it looked next to the ribbon.

I adhered the sentiment oval to the scalloped oval using Snail and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a small bow made from the 1/4″ Gold Shimmer Ribbon using a Glue Dot to the side of the sentiment.  I added a few of the new Gold Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.  I adhered the card front to a Mossy Meadow card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the So Many Stars stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I adhered 2 strips of the Christmastime Is Here Specialty DSP to either side of the panel using Snail.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I adhered a panel of the Christmastime Is Here Specialty DSP to the envelope flap and a strip of the DSP to the front of the envelope.

Thank you for stopping by my blog for my Fun Fold Friday.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.

Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: DDDXNW6A 

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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AVAILABLE TODAY, NOVEMBER 1ST  AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST ONLY 

DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS BEAUTIFUL SUITE

THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Here’s a video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN PART TWO
SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY NOVEMBER 10, 2019

The holiday season will be here before we know it. And along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be looking forward to opening their holiday kit. Christmastime papercrafting with Paper Pumpkin has become an annual tradition!
So to deliver more of what subscribers love this holiday season, in November Stampin’ Up! is offering Christmas tags kit. This kit makes it easy to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

November Kit
Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.
Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

Subscribe for the November kit at paperpumpkin.com from October 11th – November 10th.

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription,  Click Here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, Click Here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mat), 2 1/2″ X 2″ (sentiment oval)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/2″ X 2″ (scalloped oval)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper 5 3/8″ X 10″ (pleated front scoring listed above), 2 – 1/4″ X 5 1/4″ (strips on inner liner), 1/2″ X 6″ (strip for envelope front), piece for envelope flap

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