Crafting Forever Flip Fold Card

Crafting Forever is one of my favorite stamp sets in the annual catalog and I am thrilled it will carry over to the new catalog.  I have used it to make cards, magnets, bookmarks, and many gifts.  I also love to stamp my envelopes with some of the different stamps and sentiments from this set. It was the perfect choice for my swap cards for OnStage.

Stampin Up Crafting Forever fun fold friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

If you follow my blog you know I love fun fold cards. I used the “artsy” paper from Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper, my Stampin’ Blends, and several different stamps from the set for my flip fold card. Here’s some photos showing how it opens as well as how the flap adheres on the back.

I had so much fun stamping and coloring these cards.  I chose my colors for the card base from the colors in the designer series paper: crushed curry, emerald envy, and flirty flamingo.

Stampin Up Crafting Forever fun fold friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Crafting Forever fun fold friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Crafting Forever fun fold friend card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These are pretty simple to make.  When I am mass producing I like to do everything in steps.  I cut all my cardstock, then I stamped, punched, and colored.  Final step was fussy cutting the little stamp blocks and assembling. Here’s the measurements I got from Rachel Tessman:

Card Base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored in half at 4 1/4, scrap to punch 2 1/4″ circle

Basic Black: 4 1/4 x 3 to layer DSP,  1 1/2 x 7 scored and folded at 4 1/4 for the flap

DSP: 4 x 2 3/4

Whisper White: 4 x 5 1/4 for inside , scraps to stamp and punch two 2″ circles and block

I stamped the sentiments and images in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink so I could color the images with my Stampin’ Blends. To assemble, adhere the DSP to the basic black layer and adhere to card base. Wrap the flap around the card and make sure it is centered on the front before adhering the flap on the back of the card.  Layer the stamped image on the circle and adhere to the front flap.  Open the card and adhere the sentiment over the circle on the inside. To keep the card closed, adhere the block image with a Stampin’ Dimensional so the flap can tuck in slightly.


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It’s A Pattern Party for the PALS Blog Hop

Welcome to the July 2017 Pals Blog Hop. Thank you so much for joining us today. This month we’re having a Pattern Party! Hoppers will feature projects using their favorite Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper and coordinating embellishments. After all, color coordination is a Stampin’ Up! Strength.

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.

Stampin Up Pick A Pattern Designer Series Paper, Sunshine Wishes and Mini Treat Bag Thinlits, and Crafting Forever Stamp Set were used to embellish these block letters. Great for Gifts or home office. For more card and gift inspiration visit

Paper, crafts, and glue are my everyday life! (In addition to stamping, I am a Pre-K teacher.) It was love at first sight when I saw this paper from Pick A Pattern Designer Series Paper!

DSP Pick a Pattern

This was a really easy project to do with some store bought letters! I simply traced my initials (which also stand for my blog, Just Stampin’) and cut them out.  I adhered them to the block letters using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. (I used the bold tip end to spread the glue evenly.) I embellished them with some ribbon and die cuts. The sentiment is from one of my favorite stamp sets, Crafting Forever. I popped it up with Stampin’ Dimensionals.


This would make a great gift for teachers, friends, family, kids, anyone! Stampin’ Up! has so many patterned papers to choose from! How cute would it be to decorate a child’s name with pattern paper?! My son loved dinosaurs and there is a cool dinosaur pattern in this same paper pack. You could use the camera paper for a scrapbooker or photographer in your life or choose a pattern from the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper Pack for the coffee lover at work or home. You could even let the recipient color their own using the Just Add Color Specialty Designer Series Paper. There’s so many possibilities! Check out this quick video from Stampin’ Up! showcasing some of the different designer series paper.

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Stampin Up Pick A Pattern Designer Series Paper, Sunshine Wishes and Mini Treat Bag Thinlits, and Crafting Forever Stamp Set were used to embellish these block letters. Great for Gifts or home office. For more card and gift inspiration visit

Stamp Set: Crafting Forever  Ink: Basic Black  Papers: Pick A Pattern Designer Series Paper Pack, Flirty Flamingo, Basic Black, Whisper White  Tools & Accessories: Sunshine Wishes Thinlits, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Metallic Enamel Shapes, Flirty Flamingo Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals

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Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on August 9, 2017 when our projects will feature “cuts” from punches, dies, framelits, edgelits, or thinlits. Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. See you on August 9th!

Have a wonderful day!

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Blog Hop Line-up:  
  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  3. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  4. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  5. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  6. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  7. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  8. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  9. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  10. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  11. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  12. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  13. Sara Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  14. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  15. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  16. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  17. Su Mohr at Aromas and Art

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