• Fancy Fold,  Simple Stamping

    Floral Essence Fun Fold

    I love this card! It is funny when you see a stamp set, love it and then…. YIKES, How do I use it?? Have you ever done that?? For a while… that was what happened with this stamp set. The Floral Essence Suite (pg 107 152166) has DSP and Vellum, Ribbon and flower centers… along with a punch and stamp set. Sounds perfect, right?? Yup, but just was not clicking … until this card!! This easy fun fold card, could be used with several different kinds of stamps, not just flowers!! (I am sure you will see it again!) I tried to get the name of the fold, and searched…

  • Fancy Fold,  Technique Tuesday,  YouTube video

    Waterfront Watercolor Technique

    Today, its a double play… Fancy fold AND a Technique. Starting off on page 125 of the annual catalog. The catalog uses Pigment Sprinkles, but what about watercolor instead? Here is what you will need: Waterfront Stamp set (146386) Call me Clover (147178) and Old Olive (100531) re-inker Pretty Peacock (150083) and Old Olive (147090) ink pads. Burlap Ribbon (141487) Silicone Craft Sheet (127853) Aqua Painter (103954) The cardstock measurements; Sahara Sand base 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Pretty Peacock 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 and lastly think Whisper White 2 1/2 x 4 1/2. This will walk you through step by step!! I can not wait to hear what…

  • Challenges,  Fancy Fold

    Botanical Bliss for #GDP200

    Can you believe that it is Global Design Project Challenge day already?? How about that there have been 200 Challenges?? Dang, that is a lot. I have not participate in them all, but more then a couple handfuls now… Today is CASE the designer… Janneke De Jong, gave us a beautiful card to start with…. I know, you are going to be SHOCKED!! I did not do butterflies… GASP!! Used the Botanical Bliss Stamp (151284) and coordinating Botanical Tags dies (146824). Also, I kept the colors down, Very Vanilla, Blackberry Bliss and Crumb Cake. However, in true Whispers fashion… the little birds where brushed with Champagne Shimmer Paint (147044) and…

  • Fairs / Events,  Fancy Fold,  Home Decor,  In-Colors

    Results from the County Fair

    As you know… I brought a few projects to the County Fair. To say the least I am super happy!! First is the sign, it was even posted on the local radio station site!! WOOOOHOOOOO! Wood, paper and metal…All my favorite things. The ‘grateful’ was cut by Simon’s Speed Shop, Thank you Shelli! All the letters, flowers and butterflies are paper. The original post is here. Next, the card…. I loved how this turned out. Took a couple days to figure it all out, but here is the original post. I do love a Fancy fold and to have butterflies also?? YEAH!! Finally, something that you have yet to see.…

  • Challenges,  Fairs / Events,  Fancy Fold,  Technique Tuesday

    Challenge #197

    Sorry, I waited to post this until Sunday, but wanted to be sure that the judging for the Fair was over, but still in time for the Challenge Judging… phew, down to the wire as always! Using the color challenge from the Global Design Project and also making it my fair entry. What Fair you ask… Well, did you know that your County 4H fair has an open class?? yes, for adults. Ours is run by the homemakers groups. I have taken items before… it is fun to find out what other folks in the County are doing for fun. More on that once the fair opens… Monday! ANYWAY… Looking…

  • Fancy Fold,  Love it, Chop it,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Garden Lane Fancy fold

    This is a Crossover Gate Fold… Starting with DSP (149460) from the Garden Lane Suite (152450), and moving to The Magnolia Lane Suite (152178) for the sentiment, stamp and dies. The punch Timeless Label (149516), Braided Linen Trim (147808) and Lastly, Rhinestones (144220). The Magnolia but is colored using the Stampin’ Blends: Granny Apple Green (combo-147274), Petal Pink (combo-14272) and Old Olive (combo-144597). Phew.. get your pencil and paper ready…. here is the Recipe…. Soft Suede base 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, score at 2 1/8 and 6 3/8 (long at the top) Soft Sea Foam 4 x 5 1/4 (inside), and 4 x 2 1/2 (x2) your favorite pattern…

  • Fancy Fold,  old site,  Team Meeting

    Resilient, Strong and Beautiful…

    There are huge benefits to becoming a demonstrator… here is a HUGE way… Swaps. When in Michigan with 86 demonstrators you bet I got sooo many amazing cards in trade for this. Here is how swaps work… design one make several (48) and make them all the same, sometimes making two different colors the same design, but…. anyway. Swaps are an amazing way to get ideas and to share your ideas with others. Here is a bonus… this beauty is a fancy fold. An easy one at that, just fold over half way and pretty! Here are the scores… a 4 1/4 by 11 piece of cardstock long at the…

  • Fairs / Events,  Fancy Fold,  Holiday cards,  old site,  sneak peek,  Stamp Camp/class

    Joyous Noel Bundle (#5)

    This is Stamp-a-Stack 2018 card number 5. Have you decided yet?? are you sure?? This card uses, Tranquil Tide, Merry Merlot and Crumb Cake. Yes, Joyous Glimmer paper is our sparkly addition. This is a “fancy” fold easel card…. see photo below. **note DSP will be stamped instead.. the paper is no longer available.* This bundle is from the 2018 Holiday catalog page 27. The bundle includes stamp set and punch for $31.50 stamp camp prepay price is $45. If you choose this as your card for the camp you will get supplies for 10 cards, or choose this as one of your cards and make 5 of this and…

  • Fairs / Events,  Fancy Fold,  Holiday cards,  old site,  sneak peek

    Many Blessings (#3)

    This is Stamp-a-Stack card number 3. The colors for this card are Powder Pink and Rich Razzleberry. How about the addition of that copper star?? Or you can use the snowflake that is also included in the pack. This card is a “fancy” fold… see pictures below. The Stamp Set used here is located in the 2018 Holiday catalog on page 46. The Many Blessing stamp set 24.50 stamp camp pre pay price $38. add the embossing folder for $8 If you choose this as your card for the camp you will get supplies for 10 cards, or choose this as one of your cards and make 5 of this…