• Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Trucking Along Fun Fold Red White and Blue

    Trucking Along Fun Fold You know I love a GOOD Fancy Fold!! Be sure to check out the video, link at the bottom. You will love how easy this one is. The Trucking Along Fun Fold in Red White and Blue theme. All you need is a punched out truck and cut with your scissors. However, I did use a super fun Cute Crochet 3D embossing folder for a patchwork quilt look. There is a link of all that I used if you NEED to purchase any of these items in the YouTube video. I sure hope that you have been inspired to try this fun fold. If you have…

  • Mystery Card Night

    Mystery Card Night Cuts, did you miss them?

    Mystery Card Night Cuts Have you joined us for this FREE monthly class?? Seriously, FREE. I teach a Fun Fold or Fancy Fold each month. I wanted to be sure that you joined the fun, so here are the Mystery Card Night Cuts. What does that mean?? Well, I give you some basic measurements for your Cardstock and DSP (patterned paper) you join me over on YouTube and we make the card together. It REALLY is that easy!! Here is the Cuts Link. If you have questions let me know. The video link is added after the live so that you can easily find it. I hope you enjoy this…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Christmas 2023 Fun Folds Class

    Christmas 2023 Fun Folds Class I am super excited about the Christmas 2023 Fun Folds Class. This year we will be making 4 different folds and a super simple and cute gift card holder. I will be holding this class on both Saturday 11/18 and Sunday 11/19 in person. The online class will be on Wednesday Night class 11/29. Curious?? Here is how you can join the in-person or online. Make a purchase of $35 either with me the day of the in person class or earlier. Online from now until the 19th of November. Shipping is extra. You kit will include all the parts and pieces you will need…

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Birds Eye View for YouTube fun fold too!!

    Birds Eye View for YouTube Guys, I love this little bird. For today we used Birds Eye View for YouTube and its all about this fun fold!! Dare I also say that the glasses make it even cuter!! What do you think?? There are five different birds in this set. I love that they face different directions too!! There are also two different sets of glasses and a monical. You can see that this is an easy fun fold… Scoring at 2 1/8 and 4 1/4 with the addition of one more fold over coming from under the inside layer. Now do not fret when you look at this stamp…

  • Mystery Card Night

    Mystery Card Fun Folds with Forever Forest

    Mystery Card Fun Folds Did you know that I hold a Mystery Card Night every month?? How about that Mystery Card Fun Folds is what it is all about?? Not only do I love fun folds but don’t you too?? Some are pretty difficult. However, some can be pretty easy. Wanna see the one that we did a few weeks ago?? I know you do!! Now taking a look at this you would say that it doesn’t look too tough, right?? Well, know that I walk you through step by step. Really, we make the card together. You can stop me ANYTIME during the live. Ohh and that the lives…

  • Mystery Card Night,  Uncategorized

    September Mystery Card Night, still time!!

    September Mystery Card Night Have you joined in the September Mystery Card Night fun??? Ohhh you still have time. Not only to get the cuts but also to get in on the theme fun!! Yes, you can do what you want but why not play along so that you can possibly win a participation prize!! Did you hear that I go live on both facebook and youtube?? I sure do!! The cut are also available in both places. They are pinned to Featured in the Mystery Card Night and Games group on facebook. And they are in the Community tab on my YouTube channel. Are you Brave Enough?? Hugs and…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Sending Hugs Fun Fold with Stargazing DSP

    Sending Hugs Fun Fold I love finding ways to use DSP that is way outta the norm. Much like todays card, Sending Hugs Fun Fold. I love the colors in the Stargazing DSP (patterned paper) pack. There are Basic Black all the way to Crushed Curry and yes of course Pumpkin Pie, like here. There are so many different patterns too. Constellations, and some basic patterns like above. Using that basic pattern and adding a few fun touches to it. Yes, including the brass butterflies. Ohhh but wait until you see the inside and how it opens!! Have you gotten the Layering Leaves stamp set?? This one is a must…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Quiet Meadow and Cheerful Daisy Fun Fold

    Quiet Meadow and Cheerful Daisies You’re too kind is the perfect way for me to start my trip. I am sooo grateful for all my team, customers and family for all the support that they have given me! This will be my first night in Las Vegas and there is a HUGE reception. I am soo looking forward to seeing friends from not too far and from very far. Last year I made friends with several other demonstrators from other countries, included Canada and the Netherlands to name a couple. Soo many folks that I have not seen since last year too. ANYWAY, this card was from the fun fold…

  • Fancy Fold

    So Refreshing Fun Fold you can do this!!

    So Refreshing Fun Fold I have another fun fold for you today…. Are you ready?? The So Refreshing Fun Fold is one that falls in the slightly easier category. The sideways easel has an additional panel to the front. Do you have this So Refreshing bundle yet?? I was not sure about it at first, however I really have had some fun with it already. Especially after finding the Opaque Oval embellishments. To me they make the perfect Lemons!! Curious about that cute DSP, patterned paper?? This HUGE 48 sheet pack, Delightfully Eclectic, has lots of fun different patterns. if you guessed that the DSP kinda dictated the colors, I…

  • Fancy Fold

    Cheerful Daisy Fun Fold from June class

    Cheerful Daisy Fun Fold This was a Humm Dinger of a card. However, the Cheerful Daisy Fun Fold was soo fun and well worth it!! This is a simple stamping, but not card. I love stamping the flowers and leaves from the Cheerful Daisies stamp set. We used several different colors too. As you can see by these two photos… Now you know why this one was a Humm Dinger!! There were several parts. Lots of scoring and that is why I was trying to keep the rest more simple. I know, I hear you it sure does not look simple. Well, you know… Here are the colors, Highland Heather,…

  • Ding Dong Ditch,  Stamp Camp/class

    A bit of Red White and Blue Cherries

    A bit of Red White and Blue Here are all of my favorite things in one card… a super easy fun fold, a bit of Red White and Blue, ribbon and embellishments. What is not to love, right?? Did you miss out on the June Ding Dong Ditch?? This beauty is from that class. Be sure to watch for the information on the August Ding Dong Ditch later this week!! Here is what we used in June. The Countryside Inn DSP, Sweetest Cherries stamp set and Cherry Builder punch. Yes, I did kinda throw a wrench in the works with this Orchid Oasis paper, but that IS what I do,…

  • YouTube video

    Biggest Wish and Bright and Beautiful card

    Biggest Wish and Bright and Beautiful I have a super fun and very cheerful Biggest Wish and Bright and Beautiful fun fold for you today. Humm, does that circle look off center?? Well, yes it does and it was intended to be that way. Have you tried doing a gate fold in this direction?? Now, I know that it does not stand up. However, it was too fun to create not to share. Here is where the fun began. The Bright and Beautiful DSP has soo many fun colors and patterns. I am thinking of using this for a Ding Dong Ditch, thoughts?? I chose to start with the colors.…

  • Mystery Card Night

    July Mystery Card Night in Red White Blue

    July Mystery Card Night See I told you there was a TON of stuff going on!! The July Mystery Card Night went off without a hitch. Do NOT worry, you still have time to get in on the FUN!! You can even catch the live over on my YouTube channel. I am broadcasting it in both places now!! What is Mystery Card Night?? Well you get measurements for card parts and we meet on the second Friday of each month to make make that card. I post the measurement on facebook and youtube now. Need help finding me on youtube?? Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Sweet Citrus Book Fold two different ways…

    Sweet Citrus Book Fold Ahhh, the perfect summer card!! The Sweet Citrus Book Fold is the one. However, I could not decide if I liked it with the Daffodil Delight as the card base or the Granny Apple Green. How about you?? All the colors are the same only flipped around a bit. The patterned paper, DSP that is, is from the Inked Botanicals 6 x 6 paper pack. That color is technically Crushed Curry, but soo easy to lighten up with the Daffodil Delight. I did a couple simple things to the Limes noice the color variation on the rinds?? That is where I used my Mini Blending Brush.…

  • Masculine Cards

    Let’s Go Fishing Fun fold for Graduate!

    Let’s Go Fishing Fun Fold Here we are again with more Masculine card ideas!! Today’s Let’s Go Fishing Fun Fold could be so many things!! This simple Askew Gate fold is just want you need to get a bit more mileage outta that DSP!! How do you ask?? Well, using a 3 inch strip will get you a tad bit more. And you know that I am going to use the heck outta that gingham sheet!! I might even be know to hoard that, hahaha. Yes, this one was for a video and I walk you through the step by step of making this one. Right down to the punches.…

  • 3D Thursday

    3D Thursday 3 Peek Arrow card from Rick

    3D Thursday 3 Peek Arrow Here we are again, Thursday. This one is cool!! For 3D Thursday 3 Peek Arrow fun fold from Rick. Dang you guys be sure to leave some love over on the Facebook page. Ready?? I can not wait to be able to sit down and make this… Soo cool! Using the Irresistible Blooms suite of goodies. I love this paper!! Soft and very pretty! If you have seen my last couple videos… I am especially loving the Lost Lagoon with the Soft Sea Foam. Very beach vibe to me. Can you tell I am ready for some warm weather AND planting!! Here is a peek…

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Lucky Clover for St Patrick’s Day and a fun fold!

    Lucky Clover for St Patrick’s Day For those that are Irish, like me, or those that are not. Today is all about the GREEN! I do believe we are all Irish today!! However, a Lucky Clover for St Patrick’s Day is even better!! This super fun, Fancy Fold is perfect for a focal image like this four leaf clover. In the Lucky Clover stamp set however, there are four different ones. As you can see with the DSP that I was able to make. Want to see how I did it?? The colors that I used for cardstock are… Granny Apple Green, Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla. The card does…

  • Fancy Fold,  Mystery Card Night

    Mystery Card Night Tonight, you have time yet.

    Mystery Card Night Tonight Di you know that you still have time to get in on the final prize for this FREE event?? Mystery Card Night Tonight, well it was anyway. Catch the replay enjoy a fun fold and alternative colored Valentine idea. Plus when you add your completed project photo to the “Let’s see whatcha did” post . You could win a prize!! Seriously, a good one too. It could be a stamp set. Could be a Wink of Stella. However, it will not be an embellishment. Those are saved for participation prizes. Typically those are retired items. Does it matter though?? I know bling is always a great…

  • Fancy Fold

    Have a Sweet Christmas Fancy Fold Gingerbread

    Have a Sweet Christmas Fancy Check out this Alternative colored Fun Fold using the Sweet Gingerbread bundle. This is the second version of this card, Have a Sweet Christmas Fancy. The first was for the Culver Library class. I have to give kudos to those ladies. There is a TON of the die cutting for this one. However this one is from a YouTube video. Go figure, right?? Want to see how all this was put together. Please head on over the my channel and get ALL step by step information. Here is the color choices, Fresh Freesia, Blackberry Bliss and Parakeet Party. I am in love with the lollypop…

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Coffee and Cards did you catch it last week?

    Coffee and Cards did you Coffee and Cards did you catch last weeks?? I pulled out the retired and now in the Clearance rack Ever Eden Specialty Paper. I even added in another clearance rack item, the Acorn Trinkets. Did I mention this is on YouTube too?? Ohhh and both are still available a whole week later… But there is more… You guessed it … A super Fancy Fun Fold. Now, it is not hard to do make, however, you need to be patient. Because when you cut the cardstock on a diagonal it does not fit in your trimmer. I take a deep breath and cut a section and…

  • Fancy Fold,  Mystery Card Night

    October Mystery Card Night 2022, two ideas.

    October Mystery Card Night Have you been able to join us for this yet?? The October Mystery Card Night was soo fun! We made two cards and Laughed of course! I am pretty excited about this set. I can tell you that I usually have an idea of what we are going to make. However, never sure how it is going to turn out. Can you relate?? We always do at least one fun fold. I would say that this could qualify as two?? What do you think?? Tell me in the comments. This top is a side step card. The bottom one is a pocket card. Need a closer…

  • Fancy Fold

    Fun Fold coloring birthday, simple but fancy

    Fun Fold coloring birthday I have a simple Fun Fold coloring birthday card idea for today. Using the Perfectly Penciled DSP, Pale Papaya cardstock and Basic Black. OHHH, but do not overlook the heat embossed sentiment. Here is how the fold works. You will need a 4 1/4 x 11 pieced of cardstock, scored at 5 1/2. You go over 1 1/4 and cut off that rest of the front. Turn that piece a 1/4 turn and BOOM. There is your fun fold. I love having simple, no extra cardstock needed “Fancy” looking cards. Tell me I am not alone in the comments!! Now, Here is the coloring part. You…

  • Fancy Fold

    Slimline Flip Flap fold, using the Kindest Gnomes.

    Slimline Flip Flap fold Ohhh if you have not made a Slimline card or a Flip Flap you are missing out. Check out this Slimline Flip Flap fold. It is the perfect mix of the two. The Storybook Gnomes were the perfect match for this slimline. I was super excited to see if I would get the gnomes to climb the “rope” Using the Twine Essential pack to mix and “braid” the twine for out rope. Here is my favorite part. You could pick any of the four gnomes to have climbing the rope. My favorite one is the one peeking from under his hat. Using the DSP (patterned paper)…

  • YouTube video

    Ringed with Nature Fun Fold for YouTube!

    Ringed with Nature Fun Fold The Ringed with Nature Fun Fold was from YouTube. I will admit that the Ringed with Nature bundle is my very first hybrid embossing folder. Ohhhh boy, I am loving it! Soo, be on the look out… you WILL see it again! I promise you will! Anyway, I used the embossing folder only for the background. Here is some fun extra information there are three different ways to use this bunch. As an embossing folder Second it embossed and cuts in one pass see that little “branch”? There are several, plus some mushrooms. There are inside rings too. That is just the part of it.…

  • In-Colors

    Campology with Parakeet Party fun fold idea.

    Campology with Parakeet Party Continuing on the with the 2022-2024 In-Colors. How about this Campology with Parakeet Party and Shaded Spruce?? And for a BIG win a fun fold too!! I went back to a monochromatic look for the one. I really went through all our GORGEOUS greens to see what would go best. The Shaded Spruce really gets that Parakeet Party to POP!! I think that the Basic White inside does not hurt either. What do you think?? Using the Shaded Spruce ink for the background trees and the Evergreen border punch. Have you used that yet?? If not it really is pretty easy. I think a double or…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Pick of the Crop, June Paper Pumpkin alternatives.

    Pick of the Crop Here are a few alternative ideas from out first look at the Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin kits. This first look was super fun. I would love for you to join my Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper Club, on facebook, so that you can join in the fun. This first idea is a slight tweak. I fussy cut the awning off and added it back using dimensionals. Second thing we did was add some of the lavender. One piece to be exact. Yes, I did split it up but fussy cutting off one section to stretch the piece. Here was the full on alternative. Using a…

  • Mystery Card Night

    Join in Mystery Card Night, Yes, via my blog!!

    Join in Mystery Card Night How would you like a chance to Join in Mystery Card night?? Yes, I know it is on facebook and not everyone is there. Here is your chance to check it out. Here is the link to the supplies used. I have added all the cuts and scores. You can try it out. Send me an email with your projects. Let’s see whatcha got!! This class is FREE, you use the supplies you have. I talk about how much fun we have but… I get it. I would love to see what you come up with… It really is kinda fun. Hugs and Have a…

  • Girls Night

    First May Girls Night Card using Flirty and Daffodil.

    First May Girls Night Card Here is the feminine or flower card. This being the First May Girls Night Card. This one being the more complicated one. Only really because it is a fun fold. You would have made two. Note that the top card has two flowers. That is because I did not want to waste ANY of those beautify flowers. The flowers are die cut out using the DSP. Let me tell you there are a TON too. Ohh, and all of the supplies are using the Hues of Happiness suite. I love changing the online card up just slightly. This one I used the background die twice…

  • Fancy Fold,  In-Colors,  YouTube video

    Tea or Cherries Fun Fold with a YouTube video too!

    Tea or Cherries Fun Fold Did you catch this YouTube video?? I am loving both of these Tea or Cherries Fun Fold. How fun and happy are these. And I am going to tell you they are SUPER EASY!! I know you are saying no way, but seriously. I am going to ask you an important question… Which do you like better?? Because you know these are like my kids… I just can not pick. Want to see how to make this fun fold?? You can find the video here. I feel the need to point out that the Cup of Tea is a full suite with stamps, dies, DSP…

  • Holiday cards,  In-Colors

    An In Color nod to the Holiday for Memorial Day.

    An In Color nod to the Holiday Blessings to you on this Memorial Day weekend. Today I have An In Color nod to the Holiday. Using Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet and Basic White. I think the colors look amazing together. However, not your typical traditional color. You knew that I would be doing something patriotic this weekend right?? In case you missed the live, you will be able to catch the replay over on YouTube on Thursday afternoon. Curious about those flowers and sentiment?? I was pretty pleased with the sentiment especially. Check out the Hydrangea Haven stamp set. The dies are from the coordinating die cut set. I thought…