Simply Scored Fun Fold for the Pals Blog Hop

2019 April Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals’ May  Blog Hop. We’re so glad you’re here because we made some great projects with “More Than One Score.” You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

I love fun fold cards! I have been wanting to make this one for some time now but, the name, “Impossible Fold”, sounded intimidating.  Let me just say, this card is anything but impossible!  In fact, it is a really simple fun fold to make!

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the Free As a Bird Stamp Set and and Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper which will be available in the new annual catalog when it debuts June 4th. Demonstrators were able to see and play with new products at Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage event.  This suite was used for one of the make ‘n take projects.  I like to challenge myself and use the make ‘n take products to make something a little different.

This fun fold starts with a piece of 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 cardstock.  A few simple scores (4 to be exact) turns what would be a flat card in to a cool pop up!

Stampin Up Impossible Fun Fold Card base - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I will share the full color tutorial with directions and measurements on my blog tomorrow.  Make sure you subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out! Here’s a look at the side view.

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Impossible Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love the new scalloped lace trim too! (I’ll share how I made the fun banner tomorrow.) I had fun coloring the birds with the Stampin’ Blends. You could just as easily watercolor with ink or use Stampin’ Up!’s watercolor pencils. Just think of all the color possibilities for these cute little birds!

This fun fold card would look great propped up on a desk or bookcase.  Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for the photo tutorial so you can make one for someone special!

Stampin Up Free As a Bird Impossible Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 12, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share their “Anything with Wings” projects. Don’t miss the fun!

May Pals Blog Hop Line-Up

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  3. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  4. Jill Killeen at Killeen House Studio
  5. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  6. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  7. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  8. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  9. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin
  10. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  11. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  12. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  13. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  14. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  15. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  16. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  17. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  18. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  19. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  20. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  21. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  22. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  23. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds

Have a wonderful Day!
Just Stampin’


Stampin Up Free As a Bird Fun Fold All Occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

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It is a beautiful day!  And the Share What You Love Suite is a wonderful way to make beautiful cards! I love this suite! Have you picked out a favorite bundle yet? *The Bundles are exclusive to the early release and only available May 1-31st. If you missed my previous post showcasing the bundles, click HERE. I bought the “Gotta Have It All Bundle” because I had to have the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper and the Lovely Floral Dynamic Impressions Embossing Folder!  Plus I got 3 FREE items with the bundle (an exclusive stamp set, very vanilla envelopes, and an embellishment kit)!  What a deal!  You get Free items with each bundle and the bigger the bundle, the more free items you get. I shared some In Color cards using the Lovely Floral Embossing Folder yesterday.  If you missed it, click HERE.  (*You’ll want to check out the FREE gift I’m giving way with the new In Colors!) Today I’m sharing another card I made using the products from the Share What You Love Suite.
Stampin Up Love What You Do All Occasion card idea from the Share What You Love Suite -Jeanie Stark StampinUp
 I was inspired by a Dawn Griffith’s card sketch to create this card.  I chose the colors from the gorgeous Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper.
Stampin Up Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper - For inspiration and ordering information visit Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I love the color combination of Rich Razzleberry and Crumb Cake. Check out this new ribbon…a super soft velvet in Rich Razzleberry!  This card has lots of layers and a front pocket to tuck in your special sentiment.  Here’s the details:
Card Base – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4  (Rich Razzleberry)
Layer 1 – 4 x 5 1/4 (Crumb Cake)
Layer 2 – 3 3/4 x 5 (Whisper White)
DSP and cardstock diagonal pieces – 3 3/4 x 3 cut at a diagonal
Sentiment insert – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 (Whisper White), 2 3/4 x 4 (Rich Razzleberry)
Apply adhesive to the sides and bottom of the diagonal pieces and adhere to the Whisper White layer. *Make sure you do not add adhesive on the diagonal so you can insert the sentiment in the pocket. Adhere this layer to the crumb cake and wrap ribbon before adhering to the card base. The sentiment and flower are from the Love What You Do Stamp Set.
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The flower is stamped in Crumb Cake and stamped off once.  The sentiment is stamped in Rich Razzleberry ink. I love that this sentiment can be used for many different occasions (birthday, wedding, anniversary, graduation, etc.).  I am giving this card to my mom for Mother’s Day. I like that the sentiment can come out and you can put a gift card behind. What a nice surprise!
Stampin Up Love What You Do All Occasion card idea from the Share What You Love Suite -Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I think my mom will love the colors in this card…she has these colors throughout her home. I love to make coordinating envelopes…a fun sneak peek at what’s inside!
Stampin Up Love What You Do All Occasion card idea from the Share What You Love Suite -Jeanie Stark StampinUp
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Have a beautiful day!
Just Stampin’

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F is for Flying Home

Stampin Up Flying Home all occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Welcome to my ABC “Sale-A-Bration” Series! This series showcases products from the 2018 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochures. Today I’m sharing a stamp set from the Occasions catalog that is fun to color, Flying Home.

Stampin Up Flying Home Stamp set - For ordering and ideas visit Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I have a soft spot for birdhouses.  My dad enjoyed woodworking and I remember the day he made birdhouses for my sisters and me. We painted the birdhouses and then picked out trees in our backyard to hang them.  We couldn’t wait to see who would have a bird living in their birdhouse first.  (I can’t remember who did so it probably wasn’t me. LOL)


I enjoyed a little trip down memory lane as I colored and assembled my card. I stamped the image in Tuxedo Black Memento ink on Thick Whisper White Cardstock and cut it out with the largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  I cut a scallop circle from calypso coral using the Layering Circles Framelits. I colored with Stampin’ Blends choosing colors from the DSP. The card base is a 4 1/4 square with a layer of 4 x 4 Petal Garden Designer Series Paper. The shimmer ribbon is FREE with a qualifying order during Sale-A-Bration and comes in a pack of 3 different colors.  The finished card measures 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 and fits in a standard envelope.

Stampin Up Flying Home all occasion card idea using Petal Garden Designer Series Paper and Stampin Blends - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This stamp set is so cute and versatile that you can create an endless variety of projects with it.  Here are some more ideas created by the Stampin’ Up! Design Team.

Stampin Up Flying Home card idea for a friend - For inspiration and ordering visit my website - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

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Stampin Up Thank you gift box idea using Lots To Love Box Framelits Dies and Flying Home Stamp Set - For inspiration and ordering visit my website - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

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Just Stampin’

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