Christmas Cards, interactive card, Stampin'Up

A different way to make waterfall cards

Isn’t it wonderful when you find an easier way to make a card? This version of the waterfall card, really worked for me. I feel that the card is much steadier and there will be no issues with it, long term.

I used one of my absolute favorite Suites from the Mini Catalog: the Santa Express Suite. I have made several cards with this suite, some of them are very simple, all you need is to add pieces from the Memory Card Pack. I totally recommend it.

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A Christmas Waterfall card Video

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Measurements

Please, watch the video for the instructions. I have had several crazy weeks at work and just don’t have the bandwidth to type the tutorial! I do hope you understand.

  • Card base is a piece of Shaded Spruce cardstock measuring 11″ x 4-1/4″, scored at 5-1/2″
  • Front of the card:
    • 1 piece of Rose Gold Specialty paper, measuring 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
    • 1 piece of of DSP measuring 5-1/4″ x 4″. I used one of the cards included in the Memory Card Pack
    • A piece of white cardstock, for the snow.
  • Inside of the card
    • 1 piece of Rose Gold Specialty paper, measuring 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
    • 1 piece of of DSP measuring 5-1/4″ x 4″. I used one of the cards included in the Memory Card Pack
    • 1 piece of white cardstock, measuring 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″, which will be our waterfall mechanism.
    • 1 piece of Rose Gold Specialty paper, measuring 2-7/8″ x is 4-7/8″
    • 1 piece of DSP, measuring 2-3/4″ x 4-3/4″
    • Die cut pieces from the DSP for decoration
    • Waterfall decorations:
    • 1 piece of Rose Gold Specialty paper, measuring 3-3/8″ x 4-3/4″. The layering piece will measure 3-1/4″ x 4-5/8″
    • 1 piece of Rose Gold Specialty paper, measuring 3-3/8″ x 4″. The layering piece will measure 3-1/4″ x 3-7/8″
    • 1 piece of Rose Gold Specialty paper, measuring 3-3/8″ x 3-1/4″. The layering piece will measure 3-1/4″ x 3-1/8″
    • 1 piece of Rose Gold Specialty paper, measuring 3-3/8″ x 2-1/2″. The layering piece will measure 3-1/4″ x 2-3/8″
    • I also decorated the backs of these, once they were adhere to the waterfall mechanism. They measure:
      • 3-1/4″ x 3-3/4″
      • 3-1/4″ x 3-1/8″
      • 3-1/4″ x 2-3/8″

Product List

Santa Express Suite Collection (English)

 

 

 

Santa Express Memories & More Card Pack

 

 

 

Shaded Spruce 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

 

 

Rose Gold 12” X 12” (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Specialty Paper

 

 

 

Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

 

 

Santa's Delivery Bundle (English)

 

 

 

Best Delivery Photopolymer Stamp Set

 

 

 

Santa's Train Dies

 

 

 

Scalloped Contours Dies

 

 

 

Paper Trimmer

 

 

 

Take Your Pick

 

 

 

Bone Folder

 

 

 

Stampin' Seal+

 

 

 

Multipurpose Liquid Glue

 

 

 

Stampin' Dimensionals

 

 

 

Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

 

 

 

Paper Snips

 

 

 

Here is a complete look at the card.

Stampin'Up

Super cute Christmas Pop Up Card

Creating pop up cards has become a fun learning process/ challenge for me. Just like any other card, it has its own learning curve… and I think I am finally understanding well how to make these cards. I made a video tutorial to share with you what I have learned so far and create with you a super cute Christmas card.

I have realized that I get far too excited when I envision a card and when I actually have to make, several stamp sets or dies are needed to make it. The good news is that it shows that we can mix and match our stamps to create new outcomes. There are 3 different stamp sets/ dies being used in this card: Jingle, Jingle, Jingle, Cup of tea, and Regal Reindeer. I am also using the Sweetest Christmas Designer Series paper.

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Cute pop up card video

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Measurements:

  • You will need:
  • 1 piece of real read cardstock, measuring 5-1/2″ x 10-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″, 5-1/4″ and 6-1/4″
  • For the front and back:
    • 2 pieces of Blushing Bride cardstock measuring 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″
    • 2 pieces of DSP measuring 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • For the inside of the card:
    • 2 pieces of Blushing Bride cardstock measuring 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″
    • 2 pieces of DSP measuring 4″ x 5-1/4″
    • 2 pieces of real red cardstock that measures 4-1/2″ x 3″
    • 4 pieces of DSP measuring 5/8″ x 5-3/8″ to layer the 2 middle panels in the previous piece.
    • 1 piece of Blushing Bride cardstock measuring, 4″ x 3″ scored at 1/2″, 2″ and 3-1/2″
    • 2 pieces of DSP measuring 1-3/8″ x 2-7/8″ to layer the middle panels of the previous piece
    • 2 pieces of Blushing Bride cardstock measuring 3-1/4″ x 4, scored at 1/2″, 2-1/2″ and 3″
    • 2 pieces of DPS measuring 1-7/8′ x 3-7/8″, for the middle panels in the previous piece
    • 2 pieces of DSP measuring 3/8″ x 3-7/8″ for the side panel.
  • Belly band
    • 1 piece of Blushing Bride cardstock measuring 11″ x 1-1/2″
    • 1 piece of white cardstock measuring 11″ x 1-1/4″
    • Scraps for decoration

Product List

Fun fold, interactive card, Stampin'Up

Half Star Illusion Card 

This Half Star Illusion Card is definitely a show stopper. As you can imagine, it popped up on my Pinterest feed, asking me to make it. The pin belongs to a SU demonstrator from the UK, Crafty Karen Designs, but she mentions that the design is from Iced Images. It sounds like I need to visit Iced Images website, lol! So… Thank you Iced Images for this amazing card.

I am using one of my favorite Designer Series Paper, since I became a demonstrator: the Blackberry Beauty, which I found out is back in stock and on SALE! for $6. It is a steal! Go grab it, before it’s gone.

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Half Star Illusion Card Video

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Measurements

  • Cardbase is Blackberry bliss, measuring 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″
  • Outside of the card:
    • 2 pieces of Gold Foil, measuring 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
    • 2 pieces of DSP, measuring 5-1/4″ x 4″
    • 1 piece of vellum for die cutting with the Scalloped Contour Dies.
  • Inside of the card:
    • 2 pieces of Gold Foil, measuring 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
    • 2 pieces of DSP, measuring 5-1/4″ x 4″
    • 1 piece of Blackberry Bliss measuring 5″ x 5-3/8″, scored at 2-1/2″
    • 2 pieces of Gold Foil, measuring 2-3/8″ x 5-1/4″
    • 2 pieces of Gold Foil, measuring2-1/4″ x 5-1/8″
    • 1 piece of Blackberry Bliss measuring 2″ x 6″
    • 2 pieces of Blackberry Bliss measuring 2″ x 6-1/2″
    • Blackberry Bliss, Gold foil and very vanilla scraps

Product List

Here is another card using this wonderful fun fold

Fun fold, interactive card, Stampin'Up

New Products and an easy pop up fun fold

Stampin’Up did it again! They just released a gorgeous new Suite called Fitting Florets and it will be available on 11/1/22. I made this card with the Fitting Forest Designer Series Paper and the Framed Florets Bundle. The colors of the paper are absolutely gorgeous and totally up my alley!

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New products and easy pop up card


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Measurements

You will need:

  • For the base of the card:
    • 1 piece of Evening Green Cardstock, measuring a 5-1/2″ x 11 piece, scored a 5-1/2″
  • Front:
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 5-1/4″ x 5-1/4″
    • 1 piece of vellum measuring 5″ x 5″
    • evening green scraps for the Fram and white scraps for the inside of the frame.
  • Inside:
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 5-3/8″ x 8
    • 1 piece of evening green measuring 9-1/2″ x 2 (you can make it 3″ if you want it bigger), scored at 3/4″, 2-1/4″, 3-3/4″, 6″ and 7-1/2″. We are calling this piece the belt… just to make it easier. The following pieces are the layers and decorations of the belt. 🙂
    • 3 pieces of Blushing Bride cardstock measuring 1-7/8″ x 1-3/8
    • 3 pieces of DSP measuring 1-3/4″ x 1-1/4.The card I designed has dry embossed of white cardstock and a die cut flower. As always you do you. If you wanted to create another layer it would be 1-5/8″ x 1-1/8″
    • 1 piece of Blushing bride cardstock measuring 1-7/8″ x 2-1/8″
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 1-3/4″ x 2″
    • 1 piece of white cardstock measuring 1-5/8 x 1-7/8″
    • 1 piece of Blushing Bride cardstock measuring 1-7/8″ x 1-7/8″
    • 1 piece of white cardstock measuring 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 5-3/8″ x 2-3/4″
    • 1 piece of evening green measuring 5″ x 2-1/2″
    • 1 piece of white cardstock measuring 4-7/8″ x 2-3/8″
    • I ended up adding a piece on the top of the right side of the card. It measured 5″ x 2-1/2″, and layers it whit white cardstock, measuring 4-7/8″ x 2-3/8″

Product List

Evening Evergreen 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

 

 

Basic White 12 X12 (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Cardstock

 

 

 

Blushing Bride 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

 

 

Vellum 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

 

 

 

Fern 3 D Embossing Folder

 

 

 

Iridescent Rhinestones Basic Jewels

 

 

 

Evening Evergreen Classic Stampin' Pad

 

 

 

Paper Trimmer

 

 

 

Take Your Pick

 

 

 

Bone Folder

 

 

 

Stampin' Seal+

 

 

 

Multipurpose Liquid Glue

 

 

 

Stampin' Dimensionals

 

 

 

Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

 

 

 

Paper Snips

 

 

 

Basics Embossing Powders

 

 

 

Heat Tool (Us And Canada)

 

 

 

Birthday Card, Fun fold, handmade cards, Stampin'Up

A super cute birthday fun fold

It has been a busy couple of weeks… you know when life takes a path of its own? Thank fully, I am able to take sometime and make some cards. This super cute fun fold is the perfect card for my nephew’s coming birthday. So, gather your crafting supplies and let’s have some fun.

As you might have figured out… I found this fold on… (drumroll) Pinterest, from a French SP demosntrator. Here is her blog Papier, ciseaux et cie.com She has all her measurements in centimeters.

I absolutely love when you have a collection of papers that can help you tell a story in a card. I know I have said this before, but the moment I saw the Happy Forest Friends Suite, I knew I had to get it. It is so adorable and whimsical, right up my ally.

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Super Fun Birthday card Video

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Measurements:

  • Cardbase is 11″ x 5-1/2″, in Sahara Sand cardstock
  • Outside of the card:
    • 1 piece of Mossy Meadow cardstock measuring 5-3/8″ x 5-3/8″
    • 1 piece of DSP (Happy Forest Friends) measuring 5-1/4″ x 5-1/4″. I used the Stylish Shapes dies to create a “window” in the middle of this piece.
    • 1 piece of white cardstock. Use any piece that you have available, as long as it is bigger than the “window” but smaller than the 5-1/4″ x 5-1/4″ panel.
    • Scraps in white cardstock for the sentiment and the stamps.
  • Inside of the card:
    • 1 piece of Mossy Meadow cardstock, measuring 5-3/8″ x 10-3/4″
    • 2 pieces of DSP measuring 5-1/4″ x 5-1/4″.
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 2-3/4″ x 2-5/8″ If you want to layer, the smaller piece should 2-5/8″ x 2-1/2″
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 2-3/4″ x 1-5/8″. If you want to layer, the smaller piece should 2-5/8″ x 1-1/2″
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 2-3/4″ x 1-3/8″. If you want to layer, the smaller piece should 2-5/8″ x 1-1/4″
    • 1 piece of DSP measuring 2-3/4″ x 7/8″ If you want to layer, the smaller piece should 2-5/8″ x 3/4″

Please, let me know in the comments what you think.