Archive | April 2011

Fox & Friends Never-ending Card

This is a “Never-ending” card. Its definitely a hit with kids, and apparently my husband was raving about how cool it was to others before I even decorated it! If you are a Stampin’ Up demonstrator you can find a video and template on our website, but if you aren’t here’s a link to how this card goes together:


Stamps: Crazy for cupcakes, Fox & Friends, Afterthoughts (hostess)

Paper: Crumb Cake, Sweet & Sour DSP, So Saffron, Very Vanilla

Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Rose Red, Early Espresso, Wild Wasabi, Poppy Parade, Pink Pirouette

Accessories: mini punch pack, 3/4″ circle punch, dimensionals, decorative label punch, clearlits scallop rectangle die, ribbon border punch, aquapainter


Four Frames Double Open Card

I just saw this fun fold the other day on Dawn O’s Blog (<– tutorial) and I thought it would be a fun addition to my fun and fancy folds collection 🙂  If you like this designer paper and stamp set, contact me before April 30 to order as it won’t be available again until July!


Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes, Friends 24-7, Four Frames

Paper: Paisley Petals DSP, Wild Wasabi, baja breeze

Ink: Early Espresso, Wild Wasabi

Accessories: Word Window Punch, Very Vanilla Seam Binding, Decorative Label Punch, dimensionals

Four Frames Joy Fold Card

This card was really fun to make, its called the Joy Fold card and has a 2-flap opening. Here’s a tutorial from Splitcoast:

If you like the Paisley Petals designer paper and/or the Four Frames stamp set, be sure to contact me before April 30 to order as it won’t be available again until July!


Stamps: Four Frames, A Word For You, Occasional Quotes (Hostess set)

Paper: Baja Breeze, Wild Wasabi, Paisley Petals, First Edition, Whisper White

Ink: Early Espresso, Wild Wasabi, Baja Breeze

Accessories: Very Vanilla Seam Binding, decorative label punch, dimensionals

Flip Flop card for the Newlyweds

Another TRULY fun and fancy fold, this one has quite the wow-factor…
You’ll find a tutorial here:
If you like the Paisley petals designer series paper and/or the four frames stamp set, be sure to contact me before April 30 to order as it won’t be available again after this month until July!


Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes, Occasional Quotes (Hostess), Four Frames, Teeny tiny wishes

Paper: Baja Breeze, Paisley Petals DSP, First Edition DSP, Whisper White

Ink: Baja Breeze, Early Espresso, Pretty in Pink, Always Artichoke

Accessories: Crumb Cake Seam Binding, Sticky Strip, Decorative Label Punch, dimensionals, ribbon border punch

Easter Projects

This is Nicole and Ben, they came out for some Easter weekend projects with my mother-in-law Joanie. She prepared these adorable scallop envelope card boxes for the kids to make 🙂 Here’s a little tutorial:
I can’t take any credit whatsoever other than I was there and admired them!


Scallop Envelope bigshot die

Brights Flower brads

Paisley Petals DSP

Retired Valentine DSP

Textured Cardstock

Wedding Worthy Pocket Fold Cards

I originally made these as wedding invitation samples, and now they’re serving a double purpose for my Fun and Fancy Folds demonstrator booth.  Here’s a tutorial.

Marina Mist Bliss

What I used:

Stamps: Bliss (Sale-a-bration set)

Paper: Marina Mist, Very Vanilla

Ink: Marina Mist

Accessories: Marina Mist 1/8″ taffeta ribbon, Vanilla ribbon slide, corner rounder

Tempting Turquoise Floral – my attempt at Tiffany Blue!

What I used:

Stamps: Elements of Style

Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Very Vanilla

Ink: Tempting turquoise

Accessories: Very Vanilla Taffeta Ribbon

Baja Breeze Fabulous Flowers

What I used:

Stamps: Fast & Fabulous (level 1 hostess)

Paper: Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla

Ink: Baja Breeze

Accessories: 1-1/4″ circle punch, Very Vanilla Taffeta ribbon

Want invitations like these (in any color)?  Contact me for details.

Box Arm Fold Card

Here’s an interesting new fancy fun fold I came across last week.  Its called the Box Arm Fold and here’s a PDF tutorial!

This photo shows how the pop out arms fold in so you can put it in an envelope:
What I used:

Stamps: Word Play, Itty Bitty Bits

Paper: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Woodland Walk DSP, Garden Green, Very Vanilla

Ink: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Marina Mist, Garden Green

Accessories: Very Vanilla Seam Binding, Ribbon Border punch, 1/2″ circle punch, dimensionals, tombow mono multi-purpose adhesive.