This week’s Stampin’ Sunday video will show you how to use the Peaceful Prints Designer Series Paper – which you can get for FREE during Sale-a-Bration – to make a non-Christmas, masculine birthday card!
You’ll need: Cardbase: 4 x 5.25″ Black cardstock: 4 x 5.25″ DSP: 3-7/8 x 5-1/8″ Plus some additional pieces of cardstock for die-cutting and stamping.
This week’s Stampin’ Sunday video will show you how to to make a quick and cute card using the adorable Penguin Playmates paper. You can get this paper FREE with your $60 purchase until September 30th!
You’ll need: Card base: 5.5 x 8.5” White cardstock: 4 x 5.25″ DSP: 3.75 x 5″ Plus additional pieces of DSP and co-ordinating cardstock.
I learned how to make this simple shadow box card a few years ago and decided to revisit it and show you all how to do it, using products from the new Autumn Mini and Sale-a-Bration catalogues. To make this fancy fold card, you’ll just need two pieces of white cardstock, cut to 5.5 x 8″, and 5.5 x 4.75″.
Score your larger piece along the short side at 3.75 and 0.75″. Score the smaller piece along the long side at 0.5″ from each side.
Die-cut a circle (or other shape if desired) in the smaller piece of cardstock, as shown.
Line up the scorelines of the two pieces as shown below, and slide into place so that the top and bottom of the cardstock pieces are lined up.
Use a pencil to mark the outer boundaries of the circle on your larger piece. This will act as a guide to show you where to stamp.
Stamp your image on your larger piece of cardstock, using the pencil marks as a guide.
Put your larger piece aside, and stamp a sentiment on your smaller piece, under the die-cut window.
Burnish all your folds, and erase your pencil marks.
Apply Tear & Tape adhesive as shown below.
Remove the backing from your Tear & Tape, and line up your small cardstock against the centre scoreline of the larger piece as shown below. Close the left flap of the card to attach the two pieces.
Open up the flap with the die-cut window, and hold the piece with the Tear & Tape as below. Close the right side of the card in order to attach the pieces.
Now your card looks like this!
And yes, it still fits in an envelope!
You might also want to add a piece of DSP on the inside to decorate.
Decorate the front of your card as desired.
Have you made any projects with this fold? Share them in the comments below! I love to see your creations!
This week’s Stampin’ Sunday video will show you how to make a lovely, simple card using the Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper. You can get this paper FREE with your qualifying purchase of $60 during Sale-a-Bration, which runs until September 30th. The paper pack includes 12 sheets, 4 each of three double-sided designs. I CASE’d this card from Julie Petrie.
You’ll need: Cardbase: 5.5 x 8.5” Cardstock: 4 x 5.25” DSP: 3-7/8 x 5-1/8” Strip of DSP: 5-1/8 x 1” A strip of white, 5-1/8 x 1” and then some additional pieces of black cardstock and DSP for die-cutting.
If you follow me on Facebook, you might have seen my live video a couple of weeks ago where I showed off all the beautiful cards I received in a recent swap. But for those who don’t ‘do’ Facebook – or for those who do, and would like a closer look at all the beautiful cards I received – I figured I would share them in a blog post here as well!
The card swap was organized by a fellow demonstrator, with the purpose of using products from the annual catalogue. It was such a treat to see all the happy mail rolling into my mailbox, and then so inspiring to see all the gorgeous cards created by talented people!
If these cards have inspired you, be sure to check out the product list below to see all the items that were used to create them! Happy Stampin’!
The double easel card is one of my favourite fun folds – you get to show off a LOT of Designer Series Papers, and it’s so quick and easy to create!
To create this fun fold, you essentially need to create two different cardbases and then attach them together. The first cardbase is 4.25 x 11″, scored at 5.5″. The second is 4 x 10.25”, scored at 2.5 + 5”. You’ll also need three pieces of Designer Series Paper, one cut to 3.75 x 5”, and two pieces cut to 2.25 x 3.75”.
For these two cards, I’ve used the Pattern Party Designer Series Paper, a host exclusive product from the annual catalogue. This is a MASSIVE pack of paper with 48 sheets of 12 x 12″ paper. Every sheet has fun, bright colours on one side and simple black-and-white images on the other, making it a super versatile product that you can use for pretty much any project! You can get this paper pack FREE when your party reaches $200 or more!
The Double Easel card is very simple to put together, but if you’d like to watch a video with all the steps, you can find one here!
What’s your favourite way to show off Designer Series Paper?
Have you made a Double Dutch fold card before? It’s a great way to show off lots of our gorgeous Designer Series Papers, because you can use three different paper designs on one card! Check out the instructions below!
You’ll need two pieces of the same colour cardstock (I used Evening Evergreen): 9 x 4-3/16”, scored at 5.5” 8.5 x 2”, scored at 2-1/8” from each end
Burnish your folds.
Apply adhesive between the two scorelines on the long narrow piece, and attach to the other piece as shown. This is your cardbase.
You’ll need two matching pieces of DSP, cut to 1-7/8 x 1.75”, and two pieces of cardstock to mat these pieces on, cut to 2 x 1-7/8”. (I chose to use white cardstock; choose whatever colour cardstock co-ordinates with the DSP you’re using.)
You’ll also need a piece of DSP cut to 3-15/16 x 3.25”, and a piece of cardstock cut to 4-1/16 x 3-3/8”.
You’ll need a white insert of 5.25 x 3-15/16”, and contrasting cardstock cut to 5-3/8 x 4-1/16”.
Finally, you’ll need an extra piece of DSP and an extra piece of cardstock for decorating. You may choose to cut one or both of these pieces with your favourite nesting dies, such as Stitched Rectangles, Stitched so Sweetly dies, Scalloped Contours dies, etc.
Mat your three pieces of DSP and attach to your card as shown.
Attach your white insert and contrasting cardstock to the inside of the card.
Mat your two decorative pieces together and attach them to the top front flap of the card as shown.
Now it’s time to decorate!
And embellish your card as desired.
Here’s another view of the finished card.
If you’ve made a card with this fold, share a photo in the comments below! I love to see your creations!