With the transition from Stampin’ Up!’s 2022-2023 Annual Catalog to the 2023-2024 Annual Catalog, we see some paper crafting products retiring, some products carrying over into the new catalog, and brand-new goodies introduced.
Some of the retiring products are offered at up to 60 percent off. Click here to browse the store and shop for these discounted items.
In today’s post, I play with a fun fold — the Envelope Fold — with a variety of things: retiring, carry over, and new. My team member, Theresa Huffman, introduced our team (Kim’s Paper Krafters) to the fold during one of our virtual team meetings for our mystery stamping project.
Sun Prints Envelope Fun Fold
The card featured at the top uses the retiring Sun Prints 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper. (You need one piece that measures 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches scored on the diagonal.) Be sure to watch the video below for step-by-step instructions for creating the Envelope Fun Fold handmade card. All other items will carry over into the brand-new catalog, including:
Basic White card stock measuring 8 x 51/4, scored at 4
One half of the white embossed with the Fern 3D Embossing Folder
Night of Navy card stock measuring 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
Basic White circle die cut with Stylish Shapes Dies
Thank You sentiment from Good Feelings Stamp Set, stamped in Night of Navy
Night of Navy 3/8″ Bordered Ribbon (18 inches)
Rhinestone Basic Jewels colored with Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends
The above photo shows what the card looks like inside.
I created the card above during the mystery stamping. It uses the retiring Petal Park 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper and a sentiment from the Framed Florets stamp set. The Cane Weave 3D Embossing Folder carries over into the new catalog.
Now it gets exciting. The card above uses some brand-new products available beginning May 2 in Stampin’ Up!’s 2023-2024 Annual Catalog, including: Fresh as a Daisy 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper, Circle Celebrations Bundle, and the new In Colors of Moody Mauve and Wild Wheat.
And, this last card is created with the brand-new Beautiful Balloons Bundle and the Bright & Beautiful 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper.
Envelope Fun Fold Card Video
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Hello, and welcome to the Stampers’ Dozen monthly blog hop. This month, we’re sharing handmade paper crafting projects created with bundles from Stampin’ Up!’s January-April 2023 Mini Catalog. Be sure to visit all of the stamping blogs and be inspired. This spring catalog offers so many great products, and you’ll see some of them featured throughout the hop created by talented stampers.
Today, I use the Petal Park Bundle (Petal Park stamp set and coordinating Petal Park Builder Punch) to create a fun fold thank-you card.
Petal Park Fun Fold
From the front, this card looks like a “regular” card. But it’s really a Z fold. Look below to see how it opens.
Here are a few details and measurements.
Night of Navy base measures 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″
Regency Park Designer Series Paper measures 5 1/4″ x 4″
Z fold portion measures 9 3/4″ x 4 1/4″. Score at 3 1/4″ and 6 1/2″
Basic White panels measure 4″ x 3″
Extra Regency Park Designer Series Paper measures 4″ x 3″
In addition, I used the thank you sentiment from the Beautifully Happy Stamp Set (earn this set free with a $100 purchase during Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration promotion) and Mango Melody colored gems from the Adhesive-Backed Milky Dots.
The Petal Park stamp set features the two-step stamping technique. This means it takes two stamps to create the images. But the photopolymer design (see-through stamps) make it easy to line up the images. Be sure to watch the video below to get step-by-step instructions to see how this card comes together. Use a Stampin’ Pierce Mat to ensure you get a nice stamped image.
Thanks so much for visiting my blog today. Click on any of the links below to view bundle creations from other talented Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.
If you love pretty Designer Series Paper, I have a package for you. Stampin’ Up!’s Favored Flowers 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper boasts beautiful, bold, and regal floral designs. I find that breaking it into smaller pieces showcases the paper’s allure.
What’s even better is that with a $50 order (before tax and shipping), you can earn the Favored Flowers DSP free during Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration promotion. Sale runs through February 28, 2023, or while supplies last.
Click here to see another post with card samples using this paper.
Favored Flowers Card Tutorial
Please enjoy this free card-making tutorial.
Stampin’ Up Supplies:
STAMPS – Season of Chic (158810), Decorative Boarders (160513)
PAPER – Petal Pink (146985), Evening Evergreen (155574), Basic White (159276), Favored Flowers DSP (160833)
I hope you’ve seen Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration brochure! (Click here to view an online copy.) It’s filled with some beautiful and fun paper crafting products. Even better, you can earn them free with minimum purchases of $50 and $100 (before tax and shipping). The promotion runs through February 28, 2023, or while supplies last.
Chose from five exclusive stamps sets and four packages of 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper. Today, I feature card samples using the Favored Flowers 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper. I think you’ll love the color combination of Black, Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, and Petal Pink.
At first sight, the paper’s bold designs might seem overwhelming, but once you start working with smaller pieces, the possibilities for gorgeous cards are endless. This patterned paper coordinates with the Fragrant Flowers Bundle on page 21 of Stampin’ Up!’s January-April 2023 Mini Catalog. The Fragrant Flowers Dies coordinate with the Designer Series Paper, allowing you to die cut some of the flowers directly from the paper. This makes it easy to create quick and cute cards.(See the card a the beginning of this post as an example.)
The card below uses the Blackberry Bliss flowers die cut from the paper.
This next sample showcases the beauty of the paper, using just a strip of the flowers and a coordinating background.
I hope you’ve enjoyed these samples. Be sure to watch the video below to watch a card-making demonstration.
Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper Card Sample Videos
Be sure to take advantage of the SaleABration free products. Click on the links below to view other blog posts featuring a few of the different offerings:
if you’re looking for a way to make a stack and quick and easy cards, I have a solution for you. Stampin’ Up’s Dainty Flowers Designer Series Paper offers gorgeous patterned paper designs. Just add a card base, sentiment or a ribbon or embellishment, and you’re good to go! The paper does all of the work for you. Earn this paper free with a $50 purchase before tax and shipping during Stampin’ Up!’s SaleABration through February 28 or while supplies last. Click here to view a PDF of the current SaleABration brochure.
Please enjoy the free tutorial below. Click here to view more samples created with this beautiful patterned paper.
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