• Fancy Fold,  Mystery Card Night

    Second Christmas Mystery Card idea with Trees.

    Second Christmas Mystery Card Here is our Second Christmas Mystery Card Night card idea. Now I know that you are familiar with the Perfectly Plaid stamp set and Pine Tree punch. However, the Wintery 3D embossing folder is new in the annual catalog. I wonder if you have kinda bypassed it?? I know, I know, it is not winter yet, which is what make the Christmas in July events so much fun!! Some are wishing for cooler weather (like me) and some are planning Christmas cards already. Either way both are a welcome ideas here. Merry Christmas and the Just Jade “label” that is is on was made using the…

  • Fancy Fold,  Mystery Card Night

    Christmas Mystery Card Night in July, Fun Fold.

    Christmas Mystery Card Night Wanting to start off the month with Christmas Mystery Card Night theme and carry it all the way through. Here is the first of those cards. Any one reason that I love MCN. NO matter the theme you use what you have and creat a couple of fun projects. This project uses the Tidings & Trimmings bundle. It is a stamp and die bundle. However do not miss out on the whole Tidings of Christmas suite. You will see parts of that suite later this week. This whole week will be celebrations Christmas in July. Even in my lives this week. It is going to hopefully…

  • Fancy Fold,  Paper Pumpkin

    Last June Alternatives and peek at the August kit.

    Last June Alternatives and peek Here we are with the Last June Alternatives and peek at what we can look forward to for August. Starting with this fun fold. I am excited to say that I only added the 4 1/4 x 11 cardbase to this card. All the parts and pieces are from the kit. Ohh and the Craft White and Soft Succulent ink. Remember the Coffee Cup alternative?? The left over section is what I used on the front. I knew that it needed a pop of color so I used only two of the three sections that came in the kit. Using the stamps that came with…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Little Things you do, from Pansy Patch

    Little Things you do Today the Little Things you do are BIG things. This post is a reminder from me to you about how important all those little things can be!! I am here to tell you that the little things are HUGE to me. A smile and a hello text are all important. That a butterfly is here to remind you also that someone loves you. Just fluttering by. This card truly has almost all of my favorite things. Gingham, butterflies a little bling and a different idea. You know where the butterfly comes from Butterfly Brilliance bundle, which was HUGE during the Butterfly Birthday Bash. The little bit…

  • Fairs / Events,  Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Super Fancy from Fun Fold Class Sweet Strawberry.

    Super Fancy from Fun Fold Here is a Super Fancy from Fun Fold class. Have you gotten your Sweet Strawberry bundle yet?? I know that I will be using is a whole lot!! Let’s talk strawberry colors!! I have tried Flirty Flamingo with Real Red for this card. However, I have also used Calypso Coral and Cherry Cobbler. One more combo that I need to try is Real Red and Cherry Cobbler. Which to me is the obvious color combo. Although it really would not have a ton of contrast. Wanting to show you a little how the fold works. Yes, there really is a lot of cardstock and DSP…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Envelope Fun Fold yes an easy one from class.

    Envelope Fun Fold yes an easy one Here is an Envelope Fun Fold yes, an easy one from Fun Fold Class. I do really like this one. Another that uses a regular cardbase. I wanted to try and mix a little of the soon to be retiring items with a few new. I will share more about that. The fold really is perfect and very well could be a gift card holder. I would put the gift card holder on the bottom flap. It really is easy, just add a piece of scrap to the left or right side. DONE!! Dontcha love that flower. The technique is called Two Step.…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Pop Out Fun Fold with a new In Color

    Pop Out Fun Fold I want to share the third Pop Out Fun Fold card. This one completely reminds me of summer. Funny how that works because the stamp set is called Shaded Summer. hahaha. I am going to say that this card is not easy. However, very much worth trying to figure out. You can always head over to my Facebook Live and catch the replay. No worries because I have several photos that will help you create this card too. I bet you are wondering what that little “stamp” sized punch is from. Grab your rectangular postage stamp punch. All you need is a little scrap and punch…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Smile Accordion Fun Fold and the Daisies too.

    Smile Accordion Fun Fold From the front the Smile Accordion Fun Fold looks pretty standard, right?? Wait until you open it!! Using all of my favorites for this one… Stitched So Sweetly dies, Daisy Lane stamp set and the Medium Daisy punch. However, do not pass by that Linen Thread. Are you ready for the fun part?? Here is where the fun in fun fold comes in. Let me just say that really all you need is another long cut cardbase. It sure was fun to create and really after the scores are done. It too was pretty easy. Here is another fun add. It is a gift card holder.…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    First of the Fun Fold Cards, this is an easy one!

    First of the Fun Fold Cards Here is the First of the Fun Fold Cards. I want to say that this one is one of the EASY ones too! My favorite part is that you use a regular cardbase to start. If you have done any fun (fancy) folds you know that most take a TON of paper. You might need to start with 12 x 12 paper. UGGHH, right?? Not this one. What does that mean?? Well you still get two cards from one piece of 8 1/2 x 11 piece of cardstock. Which is a win when you do not have a lot of colors or cardstock in…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Fancy Fold

    Fun Fold Treat Box, because candy is necessary!!

    Fun Fold Treat Box Okay, I just start off with saying chocolate is needed for the Fun Fold Treat Box. As you can see there is LOTS of it in this little box. I also want to add this box is from scrap of one of the fun folds that we made. Yes, no scraps for this one!! WooHOO. Even the decorating is from the scrap bin. I do love when you can create such cute ideas without cutting a BIG full piece of cardstock. However, if you need to make several then this would yield two boxes from one piece. I used a few different items here… The leaves…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Fancy Fold,  Mystery Card Night

    Last of Mystery Card Night from May.

    Last of Mystery Card Night Here is the Last of Mystery Card Night from May. She sure is a cutie, right?? Remember the theme was farm animals. Yes, I do think that a rabbit is a farm animal. I justify this because they get shown at the 4H fair. This stamp comes from the soon retiring Springtime Joy stamp set. The butterflies are a bonus from this stamp set. Would you not agree?? Out colors here are Daffodil Delight and Granny Apple Green. Using the same colors the rabbits flowers and leaves. How?? Well, do not forget that there are TWO different watercolor pencils packs. Assortment one has the Daffodil…

  • Fancy Fold,  Mystery Card Night

    May Mystery Card Night. Chickens and Sheep.

    May Mystery Card Night Did you miss May Mystery Card Night?? Well, the June event is coming up on Friday! However, you will want to be sure to join in ASAP because the theme clues start to post on Wednesday evening. I would love for you to join us!! Here is the link to my Facebook group, Mystery Card Night and Games. Here is a peek at one of the cards that we did last month. Yes, one. We usually do at least two. We work them together. I give you measurements Thursday. The day before our live on Friday night. This event is FREE!! Yup, that is correct. You…

  • Fancy Fold

    Fancy Fold Flowering Cactus with the Product Medley

    Fancy Fold Flowering Cactus This fun fold or fancy fold Flowering Cactus using all the parts of the Product Medley. Staring with all the fun little die cut shaped that you get from one sheet of DSP. Have you taken a look at the Flowering Cactus Product Medley?? Did you know that there is an add on?? How about that you can make over 50 cards by just adding cardstock?? And that is just with the product medley itself. Dang, can you imagine?? How many you could make with the full medley and the add on?? Holy cow!! Keep in mind that I did not make just cards either. You…

  • Fancy Fold,  Holiday cards,  Stamp Camp/class

    Happy Easter Wreath Builder, bonus fancy fold

    Happy Easter Wreath Builder I do love wreaths and this Happy Easter Wreath Builder is also a fancy fold. My Mom loves stand up cards. Yes, I know she is not the only one. Here is another Culver Library class card. Did you know that we make three?? Here is the first one I shared with you. Yesterday was the second. Anyway, the ladies got to use the Blending Brushes for the first time. And yes, they loved them!! Ohhh, yeah just to let you know they are going to be back in stock shortly, I will be sure to let you know!! Everything else in this card is all…

  • Fancy Fold,  Retiring

    Stamped Wreath two ways with Stamparatus

    Stamped Wreath two ways I did the above Stamped Wreath two ways in my VIP group. I am currently working on a video to show you how to do this step by step. Yes, I will of course let you know when it posts. However let’s take a look at these two options. They key to these two cards is the Stamparatus. Actually it is essential. Here are the completed cards. One Pear Pizzazz and Blushing Bride. The second is Blackberry Bliss and Blushing Bride. Which is your favorite?? The Pear Pizzazz on is slightly bigger then the Blackberry Bliss. I hate to say that both of the stamp sets…

  • Fancy Fold,  Holiday cards,  Mystery Card Night,  Retiring

    Week since St Patrick’s Day, dang

    Week since St Patrick’s Day. Can you believe that it has been a Week since St Patrick’s Day?? Holy cow… I sure did have fun. Have you enjoyed all the projects. I am going to share two today… The others well, head over to Instagram that is were you can find them. Anyway, This was a fun stumble. seriously. The Curvy Dies for the “rainbow”. I love it!! Can you believe it?? that “pot of gold” is the jar punch?? Yup, add in the Detailed Trio Punch to round the bottom … sooo cute. Ohhh that can be a cauldron for Halloween too. Remind me of that will you, haha…

  • Fancy Fold,  Team Meeting

    February Team Meeting Swap – My fancy fold

    February Team Meeting Swap Yes, I had fun with the February Team Meeting Swap. The theme was using your favorite bundle/suite of product from the Jan-June Mini catalog. They all were slightly different in that some had Snails and some had Mushrooms. All the coloring was slightly different too. The background is the Snail Mail DSP. You know it was difficult picking just one. Which is your favorite?? The Snail or the Mushrooms (below)?? For this snail, I used the Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, and Magenta Madness Stampin’ Blends. The Mushrooms turned out super cute. I did however use a lot of Stampin’ Blend colors for these. Here is the…

  • Fancy Fold,  sneak peek,  Team Meeting

    From February’s Team Meeting – Make n Take

    From February’s Team Meeting This card from February’s Team meeting was inspired by the card in the middle. I do love butterflies, shocker. However, that middle card is from a bazillion years ago. Okay, maybe not but close, really!! All of that product is sadly retired. Here is a question for you, do you keep cards to “C.A.S.E.” at a later date? I be you are wondering what CASE means, Copy And Selectively Edit. This fold was fun to figure out the first time. The second time was a piece of cake. No, it did not matter that it had been a bazillion years. It was all about the measurements…

  • Fancy Fold,  Paper Pumpkin

    January 2021 Pumpkin Alternative Sending Hearts

    January 2021 Pumpkin Alternative For our First of January 2021 Pumpkin Alternative ideas. Paper Pumpkin shared this submission with everyone on their page last week.. What an honor and I wanted to be sure to share with you here too. I did add a few things to this. The little envelope is from the Snail Mail dies and ALL those hearts are from the Stitched Be Mine dies. I wanted to be sure to share that you can fold this up!! Yes it fits in a regular envelope. However, I did not get to play with the add-on until the Pumpkin Whispers… A Paper Club live. I posed this question…

  • Fancy Fold,  Love it, Chop it,  Mystery Card Night

    2021 Kick off Party, Mystery Card Night, fun….

    2021 Kick off Party Ohhh, so much fun at the 2021 Kick off Party. Well, Mystery Card Night style. Have you not joined us yet?? Ohhh it was such a great way to start off the year!! Snacks, beverages and CRAFTING!!! It really does not get better then that!! Mystery Card Night is usually the second Friday of the month. However I will be out of town next week. So it was decided that it was really the perfect way to start off the year. I sure hope you can join us in February for this FREE online event. Happy New Year everyone!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Fancy Fold,  Holiday cards,  Love it, Chop it,  Mystery Card Night

    Fifth Seven days of Haunting Halloween – Fun Folds

    Fifth Seven days of Haunting. Ohhh, I am so ready for Halloween … great card ideas AND fun treats a plenty!! This Fifth – Seven days of Haunting Halloween post has both! Two of these projects are from different Coffee and Cards videos and the third is from Mystery Card Night. Card one from the 10/17 Coffee and Cards episode. I loved the inspiration card and needed to do another. Halloween is fun with bats and spiders. Not scary spiders but cute ones!! RIGHT!!! This fun fold… fits in a regular envie!! Bonus!! The “pop up” style card is fun and pretty easy to make with a few scores. Adding…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Coloring,  Fancy Fold

    You are Wonderful – Slimline, Rooted in Nature.

    You are Wonderful Slimline. I love how the “You are Wonderful (Slimline)” sentiment fits inside the big tree die. Grab your Stampin’ Blends out to color your leaves. The Plaid Tidings DSP helped me pick with colors to use. The brisk weather the last couple days is getting me ready for the fall cards. How about you?? I shared how to create this card on a Facebook live here. All that you need for this one is the Rooted in Nature stamp set, Nature’s Roots dies and cardstock to match your plaid that you picked. The twine and ribbon combo is one of my favorites. Wrap your Linen Thread around…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Fancy Fold

    8/22 Coffee and Cards Fun Folds

    Two fun fold cards. On 8/22 Coffee and Cards we took a look at a fun fold idea. The fold concept is the same, but the orientation is different. I do love how the Stitched Rectangles and the Stitched So Sweetly (bundle stamp and dies) fits together. Yes, they are slightly skinnier but still look GREAT!! You can see the difference in this picture on the left. How do you feel about that?? I can totally live with it. Have you tried out the Beautiful Friendship stamp set yet?? It is a distinctive stamp set, I love how it creates the dimensional all with one stamp. Need another look at…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Fancy Fold

    Thinking Thursday Pop Up, Friend or Smile??

    Thinking Thursday Pop Up card… Dontcha love em?? Erica asked on Thinking Thursday how to do a Pop Up card. Here is your answer. This one is a fun and can be pretty simple, REALLY!!! Check out the video down on the bottom for step by step. You will want to grab the following…. Daisy Lane stamp set Medium Daisy Punch Daisy Punch Window Sheets Wink of Stella 1 1/2 Circle punch 2 Circle punch Gold Glitter Enamel Dots Keep in mind these are suggestions. However, they sure did turn out cute. Working with Bermuda Bay and Coastal Cabana cardstock. You will need to punch out 10 daisies two different…

  • Fancy Fold,  Happy Birthday,  In-Colors,  Love it, Chop it,  sneak peek

    Best Dressed and Fancy

    What is your color? I was working on my tutorial for the TTT group and had some scraps left. What do we do with scraps?? Yup, we make more cards! Here is the result…. to make it even better, how about a fancy fold? Here is how to create this fold… card base of 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 score at 4 1/4. Then you cut off 3/4 of an inch. Use that 3/4 inch piece score at 3 inches and tuck under the inside layer. DONE. Easy, right?? Reminder stamp prior to using your adhesive! We all make mistakes! Hint: use the same ink color as your cardstock for…

  • Fairs / Events,  Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Last card from Stampin’ Bingo

    Here is the WOWSZA card… the cutie is a shaker! I do love them, why don’t we make more?? Hummm? Ohh, yeah not easy to mail. I know the nieces and nephews love them! Before I share more pictures… I just want to mention that the Lily Impressions DSP AND the Metallic Bakers Twine and Sequins set is from the SAB catalog, FREE! The sentiment is tooo! To add the WOWSZA it is a fancy fold too. But NO extra cardstock! How?? Take your 4 1/4 x 11 card base and cut it in half. Use the second half for the “front” in the opposite direction. Decorate as you wish!…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Fancy Fold,  Happy Birthday,  Love it, Chop it

    1/11 Coffee and Cards

    Happy Birthday Emmerson!! My niece is celebrating her birthday today and asked for a “pop up” card. Yes, she sure is my niece! I am thinking this is not what she was thinking of, but Pop Up it sure is! Do you see that NEW and FREE DSP?? Lily Impressions is what it is called and yes FREE with a qualifying purchase of $50. And if you check out my video, I am sure you can find SOMETHING that you can NOT live without!?!Hahaha All these butterflies are usually all connected. Prior to going live I fussy cut them all so we would have more time to see more of…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Fancy Fold,  Holiday cards,  YouTube video

    12/7 Coffee and Cards Perfectly Plaid

    Did you know that you still have time to get in an order?? I know you will want to add the supplies for these festive gift card holders! 12 x 12 paper not even needed!! WooooHoooo! The card base is 4 1/4 x 11 and with just a few scores ( 4 1/2, 5 1/2 and 6 1/2) you create your “pocket” for the gift card. I choose to use the Stitched Nested Labels Largest die (149638), nice finished edge AND a perfect fit! Well you want to see more of what I am talking about?? Check out the replay on Facebook or the YouTube video below! Need a demonstrator?…

  • Fancy Fold,  Simple Stamping

    Come to Gather fun fold

    One of my usual groups loves a simple card with a touch of fun. How did I do?? Using the Stamparatus (146276) and a Maple leaf. Remember the idea from last week using the Timeless label punch (149516)? I love how if fits more sentiments now! In addition to that punch idea, how about a SIMPLE fun fold. Take out your new Trimmer (152392) and your favorite 4 1/4 x 11 piece of cardstock. Long at the top and score at 3/4 of an inch and then again at 6 1/4. DONE! Just remember to only put adhesive on that folded over section. Here is a fun fact, use Tear…

  • Fancy Fold,  Holiday cards,  YouTube video

    Wonderfully Wicked Cemetery

    I am sure ready for some fun Halloween projects! I even did a video to walk you through the steps… You will want the Wonderfully Wicked (150547), Everyday Label (144668), Ink and Paper… Window Sheets (142314) for the “flying” bats and Silver Metallic Thread (138402). Adding the mini dimensional to the window sheets helped to keep them “flying”. The video below will walk you through all the steps.. I did add the Wink of Stella (141897) to all the kitties after the video. The front kitty was also added after the video… she was just too cute and needed another friend. I sure hope this helps to spark some crafty…