Tri-fold what? I saw this technique recently from another demonstrators post on FB and though I thought I was almost done making my fancy fun folds, one is never really truly done when something equally fancy and fun comes along. Here’s her tutorial.
Stamps: Flight of the Butterfly, Occasional Quotes, Word Play
Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Sweet & Sour DSP, Whisper White, Rose Red
Ink: Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: Decorative Label punch, 2-3/8″ scallop circle punch, dimensionals
I liked the idea of a different style Easel Card, since a card that you can display interestingly is always something I like to give. Although Nature Walk is now discontinued (but I hope it makes it into the new catalog in July!) I didn’t get a lot of time to play with it and really have been wanting to ink it up again. Here’s a tutorial for the Twisted Easel.
Stamps: Nature Walk, Word Play
Paper: Old Olive, Perfect Plum, Woodland Walk DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Old Olive, Perfect Plum, marina Mist, Crumb Cake
I saw a beautiful tutorial by Lyssa Z. and just had to make this card 🙂 I used lots of blues to mimic the delft dutch look as it is going to be a card for my parents anniversary and they love little dutch likenesses, and for good reason, as my dad was born in Holland.
Stamps: Greenhouse Garden, Tiny Tags, Occasional Quotes, Something to Celebrate
Paper: Whisper White
Ink: Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy, Bashful Blue, Marina Mist
This was a technique that Stampin’ Up’s Bonnie Thurber demonstrated at the Leadership event earlier this year. I didn’t attend, but I found the tutorial online and thought it was a great new unique way to present a 3×6 card. I’m guessing this could be adapted to a 4 1/4 x 5/12 style as well with some tweaking… 🙂 here’s a link to a video tutorial.
Stamps: Circle Circus, Something to Celebrate (hostess, retired)
Paper: Whisper White textured, Elegant Soiree DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Marina Mist, Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy, Early Espresso
Accessories: paper piercer, mat pack, scallop circle punch, 1-1/4 circle punch
I’ve been wanting to make a card like one of these (I sound like a broken record!!) for a really long time, and more so because my mother-in-law has been making some awesome albums in this style, that are just amazing! This card was just as magical for me. I had a lot of fun decorating it all up, and used 7 rhinestones! Here’s a tutorial!
Stamps: Vintage Vogue, Thanks for Caring
Paper: Perfect Plum (textured), Pretty in Pink, Very Vanilla, First Edition DSP, Lap of Luxury DSP
Here’s another fun fold card that I’ve been wanting to make for a long time, its called a wiper card. When you pull the cards sides the little wiper slides over and up to reveal something fun! Lots of these cards use birds and butterflies but I thought it would be cute to use a balloon 🙂 Here’s a tutorial!
Stamps: Crazy for Cupcakes
Paper: Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Ink: Early Espresso, Marina Mist, Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze (markers)
Accessories: Very Vanilla taffeta ribbon, eyelet border punch, sticky strip
Its nearing graduation time! I can’t think of anyone at the moment graduating this year but I’m sure there’s probably a few that I’ll hear about soon! Here’s a great card that I’ve made before using the spring card fold (tutorial found here). I always think of a graduation cap when I see this fun fold. How do you make the tassel?? Here’s another tutorial link that has a similar card (slightly different sizes) but full instructions for making the tassel: HERE!