Happy Birthday Lucy for the PALS Blog Hop


Welcome to the June 2017 Pals Blog Hop. Thank you so much for joining us today. This month’s theme, Pick a “B”, features projects inspired by Babies, Birthdays and Brides to name a few. You may just get a glimpse of new catalog products while you hop with us today.

Whether you’re just starting the hop, or have come from a previous Pal’s blog, you’ll find the line-up toward the end of my post to help you move along.


Today’s birthday card was inspired by the adorable baby, Lucy Mae. My friend Sundra saw the rocker cards I showcased on my blog and asked me to make one for her granddaughter’s first birthday party.  The watermelon was perfect to go with the theme of the party. This was the photo that came with the invitation…how sweet!


I love making fun fold cards and this one is so much fun to rock back and forth. You can click HERE to see how I made this rocker fun fold.


I used the Large Letter Framelits to make Lucy a custom envelope for her special card. The framelits are a bit pricey but well worth the investment.  I have used them on so many different projects (for cards as well as for school).


Stamp Set: Number of Years  Ink: Basic Black  Papers: Whisper White, Real Red, Wild Wasabi, Basic Black  Tools & Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Large Numbers Framelits, Large Letters Framelits, Blossom Builder Punch

Check back tomorrow for a new Tic Tac Toe Challenge! I hope you will join the fun and be inspired to play along!

Thanks again for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. Take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on July 12th. We’re having a pattern party! Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. See you on July 12th for the next Pals Blog Hop! 

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’


Blog Hop Line-up:  

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  3. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  4. Lynn Tague at Beyond Beaches & Blessings
  5. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  6. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  7. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  10. Peggy Noe at Prettypapercards
  11. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  12. Kim Jolley at Stampin’ Artfully
  13. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  14. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  15. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  16. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  17. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  18. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  19. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  20. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  21. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  22. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  23. Becky Retzer at Just in Thyme
  24. Sherrie Gross at Stampin’ Sunshine
  25. Sara Hicks Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  26. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  27. Su Mohr at Aromas and Art

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R is for Rocker Fun Fold

Welcome to my ABC’s with Fun Folds series. I am over the top in love with today’s fun fold cards…they Rock!

Stampin Up Rocker cards. For directions and supplies visit www.juststampin.com

I didn’t know what I was going to make for a fun fold for R and then Chris R. suggested a rocker fold. Well Chris R., YOU ROCK!  This fold is definitely FUN!!!!! I can’t stop playing with it and watching it rock.  I made a video for you…don’t blink or you’ll miss it! LOL

How sweet is this?! I needed a baby card and the Moon Baby Stamp Set was a perfect choice for this type of fold.  I started with a piece of 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Soft Sky cardstock scored at 4 1/4.  I used an old scrapbooking circle cutter to cut the base but you could use a bowl and trace a half circle on the fold.

I embossed the front using the Lucky Stars Embossing Folder. I stamped the image on Shimmery White cardstock and used the Aqua Painter to watercolor. I used the Layering Circles Framelits to cut the circle. I’ve shared before how much I love and use the Grid Paper. You can see in the photo below I used the grid paper to line up my card and make sure the circle didn’t go above 4 1/4″ so it would fit in a standard envelope.


I added some clouds cut from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper using the Up & Away Thinlits Dies. Then I fussy cut a dazzling star and attached it with a glue dot.

Stampin Up Moon Baby Rocker card. For directions and Stampin Up supplies visit www.juststampin.com

Stampin Up Moon Baby Rocker card. For directions and Stampin Up supplies visit www.juststampin.com

I embossed the envelope to match and this sweet card was complete.

Stampin Up Moon Baby Rocker card. For directions and Stampin Up supplies visit www.juststampin.com

Stamp Set: Moon Baby  Ink: So Saffron, Blushing Bride, Soft Sky  Papers: Soft Sky, Shimmery White, Dazzling Diamonds Tools & Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Up & Away Thinlits Dies, Aqua Painter, Lucky Stars Embossing Folder

I couldn’t stop after just one of these fun folds.  My second card is a note card and will fit in the basic note card envelope. I was considering making a sailboat for my next card but we had the most delicious watermelon today so I decided to go with this card instead.

Stampin Up Watermelon Rocker card with Love You Lots and Eastern Beauty stamp sets. For directions and Stampin Up supplies visit www.juststampin.com

Stamp Set: Love You Lots (retired), Eastern Beauty  Ink: Basic Black, Watermelon Wonder Papers: Garden Green, Watermelon Wonder, Basic Black, Shimmery White Tools & Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Blossom Builder Punch, Blender Pen

I hope you have a Relaxing day!

Just Stampin’


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