It’s My Birthday

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Today is my birthday and I have been getting “Happy Mail” all week. (Read all the way to the end to find out how you can get some happy mail too!) Here’s some of the beautiful handmade birthday cards I received.

Stampin Up Delightful Daisy birthday card idea - visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Fun Fold Dutch Door Daisy Card Created by Mary Ann Hutchinson
Stampin Up Butterflies Thinlits birthday card idea - www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Beautiful Butterfly Card Created by Nancy Farrell
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Sparkle and Foil Card Created by Jennifer Michalski
Stampin Up Birthday Greetings - For ideas, inspiration, tips, ordering, and more visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUP
Sponged Birthday Greetings Created by Cheryl Wherry
Stampin Up Butterfly Basics birthday card idea - For inspiration, tips, ordering, and more visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Butterfly Basics Floral Wishes Card Created by Rosanne Mulhern
Stampin Up Birthday Greetings card idea -visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Yellow Tulips Birthday Greetings Created by Jane Rozes

Birthdays have always been special in our family! I have been celebrating all week with my daughter home for spring break.  I was hoping to be able to return to work next week but it seems I have to be patient a bit longer.  I really miss my class! Yesterday I received a special text message from my sweet Pre-K students.

And here’s something else that’s sweet….some more blog candy! Leave me a comment sharing a favorite birthday memory or surprise and I will pick a random winner to receive one of my birthday party favor bags.  Anyone who shops with me this month will automatically receive my birthday party favors…a goodie bag with one of my Tutti-frutti pens, card kits, and more!

Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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More Get Well Wishes

I am truly blessed with wonderful friends and family! Yesterday I shared some of the cards I received after I dislocated and fractured my elbow. (If you missed yesterday’s cards you can see them HERE.)  It’s been 3 long weeks and I am making progress; however, I still don’t have the strength in my arm to be able to create. (I have tried!!) This is the longest stretch I’ve gone without creating! For now, I have more beautiful cards that I received to share with you. I hope they brighten your day!

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Card created by Kathy Royce
Stampin Up Delightful Daisy Fun Fold card idea - for inspiration, project details, and ordering Stampin' Up! products visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created by Colleen Middour
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Card Created by Susan Kuenzel
Stampin Up Lovely as A Tree get well card idea - For inspiration, project details, ordering, and more visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Card Created by Cindy Thompson
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Card Created by Nancy Farrell
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Card Created by Mary Fish

These cards bring such a smile to my face!  Be sure to check back tomorrow for a Super Bowl Special Surprise!

Have a great day!

Jeanie

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Pals Blog Hop

Welcome to the August 2017 Pals Blog Hop. Thank you so much for joining us today. This month we’re going to “Cut It Out”. Participants will feature projects with “cuts” from punches, dies, Framelits, Edgelits, or Thinlits.

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.

Quick & Easy Daisy Tote Bag made with a Clear Acetate Card Box, Designer Series Paper, Ribbon, and Stampin Up Daisy Punch. For directions, supplies, and more visit www.juststampin.com

It takes just a few simple cuts and to make these adorable tote bags!

Quick & Easy Daisy Tote Bag made with a Clear Acetate Card Box, Designer Series Paper, Ribbon, and Stampin Up Daisy Punch. For directions, supplies, and more visit www.juststampin.com

I love punches and the Daisy Punch is one of my favorites! Punches make it quick & easy to create and this project is all about quick & easy! I am a teacher so August means getting ready for back to school.  These adorable totes would make great little gifts for teachers or students.  (They would also make great favors for a bachelorette party or wedding shower!)

I started with a new product that will be available in the holiday catalog (Sept. 1), Acetate Card Boxes.  You get a set of 10 for $6.50.

These boxes are great for holding a set of cards to give as a gift. This month’s blog hop is all about “cuts” so I decided to think outside the “box”. I cut the box in half (at 2 7/8″) to make these totes. Each card box will make 2 totes which makes this project not only quick & easy but inexpensive too! Just fold and close each end and you are ready to decorate. *I put a glue dot on each flap to help keep it closed so it would stand up easily.

The Designer Series Paper insert measures 4 3/8 x 6 1/4.  Score at 2 7/8 from each end. Fold and slide inside the clear box.  Cut 2 10″ pieces of ribbon for the handles.  Adhere to the tote with Tear & Tape.  *I adhered the Tear & Tape directly to the box on each end then removed the backing to attach the ribbon. (Repeat on the back side.)

I used the Daisy Punch to punch 2 daisies from Whisper White cardstock and adhered one on top of the other.  I cut a circle from Daffodil Delight using the 1/2″ Circle Punch. I attached this to the front of the tote using a Stampin’ Dimensional. That’s all there is to it. I told you it was quick & easy! There are so many gift possibilities for these totes! You can fill them with a gift card, tissues, lipstick, gum, candy, sticky notes, etc.

Quick & Easy Daisy Tote Bag made with a Clear Acetate Card Box, Designer Series Paper, Ribbon, and Stampin Up Daisy Punch. For directions, supplies, and more visit www.juststampin.com

Here’s the view from above with some of the different items tucked inside.

Changing the DSP, ribbon, etc. can give it a totally different look.

Quick & Easy Tote Bag made with a Clear Acetate Card Box, Designer Series Paper, Ribbon, and Stampin Up Bow Buider Punch. For directions, supplies, and more visit www.juststampin.com

For this tote bag I used the Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper, Metallic Edge Ribbon, and the Bow Builder Punch. Wouldn’t this be a beautiful favor for a wedding shower?!

Quick & Easy Monogrammed Tote Bag made with an altered Acetate Card Box, Designer Series Paper, Ribbon, and Stampin Up Large Letters Framelits. For directions, supplies, and more visit www.juststampin.com

I love monogrammed bags, etc.  The Large Letters Framelits are perfect for personalizing this gift bag! I also added a Mini Tassle embellishment. I love how Stampin’ Up! color coordinates everything! The In Color Ribbon selection matches the Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper.

Stampin’ Up! has so many patterned papers, punches, dies, and ribbons to choose from! The Wood Textures DSP would make a great brief case for a masculine look. The Just Add Color Specialty Designer Series Paper would be great for a child…put a box of crayons inside and let them color their own. (Little snack bags would be fun to put inside too!) I am making a bunch of these to give as gifts and some I will sell at my Holiday Open House. Do you have a favorite?

Quick & Easy Tote Bags made with a Clear Acetate Card Box, Designer Series Paper, Ribbon, and Stampin Up Dies and Punches. For directions, supplies, and more visit www.juststampin.com

Designer Series Papers: Fresh Florals, Delightful Daisy, Eastern Palace  Ribbons: 1/2″ Fresh Fig Finely Woven Ribbon, 1/4″ Daffodil Delight Double-Stitched Ribbon, 3/8″ Gold Metallic Edge Ribbon  Tools & Accessories: Acetate Card Boxes (avail. Sept. 1), Daisy Punch, Bow Builder Punch, Large Letters Framelits, Mini Tassels, Glue Dots, Tear & Tape

You can purchase any of the Stampin’ Up! products used to make today’s project from my online store. Click HERE to shop.

Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on September 13, 2017. Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. Don’t forget to leave us a comment. We’d love to hear what you have to say about our creative “Cuts”.

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

Blog Hop Line-up:  

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  2. Becky Retzer at Just In Thyme Crafts
  3. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  4. Corinne Blake at The Creative Compendium
  5. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  6. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  7. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  8. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  9. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  10. Karen Gooch at Inker’s Workshop
  11. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  12. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  13. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  14. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  15. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
  16. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  17. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  18. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  19. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts.com
  20. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
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  22. Su Mohr at Aromas and Art
  23. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
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Eclectic Layers for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #7

Stampin Up all occasion card with Daisy Punch and Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies. For more card inspiration visit www.juststampin.com #tictactoechallenge007

It is obvious I am on vacation time…I didn’t even realize yesterday was Thursday which meant another Tic Tac Toe Challenge.  This week’s challenge board was designed by Teresa DeWitt-Pierce.  Be sure to check out her card (using all 9 elements!) and others at www.tictactoechallenge.com. Here’s this week’s challenge board.

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I chose the far right row going down: diecut, floral, yellow. How easy is that?!

Stampin Up all occasion card with Daisy Punch and Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies. For more card inspiration visit www.juststampin.com #tictactoechallenge007

I could have used any flower (and so can you when you create your card for this week’s challenge) but I just had to go with my favorite daisy. This week’s challenge is a breeze and I really hope you will play along.  I think doing the tic tac toe challenge helps you to be more creative because you try different combinations that you might not have thought of otherwise. And if you are not feeling very creative, just pick 3 and you’ve got what you need to create! It’s fun to see what evolves.

I started with the Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies because I just got them and couldn’t wait to play! These dies are so versatile and unique…some of the dies emboss! Check out this video to see some of the different possibilities.

Here’s the details for my card this week..

My card base is Basic Black (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4). The Whisper White layer (3 1/2 x 4 3/4) is cut with the Eclectic Layers Thinlits and wrapped with a piece of Basic Black 3/8″ Shimmer Ribbon. I added a piece of Color Theory Designer Series Paper (2 1/4 x 4 1/2) behind the die and adhered is to a piece of Crushed Curry (3 3/4 x 5). The sentiment is from Ribbon of Courage and stamped in Basic Black ink. I stamped and punched two daisies (Crushed Curry) and glued them together before adhering to the card with a Stampin’ Dimensional. I added a Gold Faceted Gem in the center.  The Crushed Curry layer is popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. This card is quick & easy to create! I love the sentiment as it could be used for a birthday, get well, or sympathy card. Here’s a close up showing the Shimmer Ribbon and ombre DSP.

Stampin Up all occasion card with Daisy Punch and Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies. For more card inspiration visit www.juststampin.com #tictactoechallenge007

I used the same Color Theory DSP on the coordinating envelope.

Stampin Up all occasion card with Daisy Punch and Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies. For more card inspiration visit www.juststampin.com #tictactoechallenge007

I first made it with just a punched daisy then tried it with the stamped version.  I liked both and was not sure which one to showcase.  Which do you prefer…plain or stamped? Leave me a comment as to which one I should post on the tic tac toe challenge.

Stamp Sets: Ribbon of Courage, Daisy Delight  Inks: Basic Black, Crushed Curry  Papers: Basic Black, Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack Tools & Accessories: Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies, Daisy Punch, Black Shimmer Ribbon, Gold Faceted Gems, Stampin’ Dimensionals

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Stepping It Up for Susan

Stampin Up Daisy Delight fun fold easel card. For lots of fun fold card inspiration check out my ABC Fun Folds at www.juststampin.com.

My friend Susan is away on a much deserved and earned Stampin’ Up! vacation. While she is away she asked team members to make “Simple Saturday” and “Step It Up Sunday” cards to share on her blog (www.simplestampin.com).  I am always up for a challenge and teamed up with my very talented friend and fellow demonstrator,  Ramsey.  I thought I had the easy job as Ramsey agreed to come up with a card and I just had to “step it up”. Well, when Ramsey sent me a photo of her card my first thought was, WOW! This is a beautiful card and already stepped up (with layers, double punched daisy, and a faceted gem). How am I going to “Step It Up?

Here’s Ramsey’s card:

My solution was to literally “Step It Up”.  You know how I love fun fold cards so I decided to make an easel card.

Stampin Up Daisy Delight fun fold easel card. For lots of fun fold card inspiration check out my ABC Fun Folds at www.juststampin.com.

This is a really easy card to make. The base of my card measures 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Daffodil Delight, 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 Old Olive, and 4 x 5 1/4 Whisper White with a 1 x 4 strip of DSP from the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack. The sentiment is from Birthday Blooms, stamped in Old Olive, cut with the Layering Ovals Framelits, and popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. To make the easel I cut a piece of 3 x 6 1/4 Daffodil Delight cardstock and scored it at 2 3/4 and 5 1/2. I adhered it to the Daffodil Delight card base before adding the old olive and whisper white layers.

The stems are stamped on a piece of 2 3/4 x 5 1/4 Whisper White and layered on a piece of 2 7/8 x 5 3/8 Old Olive. I stamped the daisy on the Whisper White and then twice on scraps of Daffodil Delight. I punched out both yellow daisies with the Daisy Punch and offset them before adhering on top of the stamped image. I layered the stamped images on a piece of Old Olive that measures 2 7/8 x 5 3/8.  I wrapped some Crushed Curry Mini Chevron Ribbon around this layer and tied a bow. I adhered the layered image to the bottom of the daffodil delight (below the score line) so the image will prop up behind the sentiment.

My grasses did not turn out as nice as Ramsey’s (and I think she may have used Pear Pizzazz ink or stamped off). The ribbon serves to step it up with some added texture (and cover up my inky mistake).

Stampin Up Daisy Delight fun fold easel card. For lots of fun fold card inspiration check out my ABC Fun Folds at www.juststampin.com.

Stamp Sets: Daisy Delight, Birthday Blooms  Ink: Daffodil Delight, Old Olive  Papers: Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Whisper White, Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack Tools & Accessories: Daisy Punch, Layering Ovals Framelits, Crushed Curry Mini Chevron Ribbon, Gold Faceted Gems, Stampin’ Dimensional

Stampin Up Daisy Delight fun fold easel card. For lots of fun fold card inspiration check out my ABC Fun Folds at www.juststampin.com.

Many thanks to Ramsey for her card inspiration and to Susan for this fun challenge! If you don’t already follow Susan’s blog, check it out at www.simplestampin.com. You can click HERE to see more of Ramsey’s cards on Pinterest. You can see my cards on Pinterest HERE. Make sure you follow us for lots of card inspiration!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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I love the versatility of the products from the Delightful Daisy Suite…you can make bags, tags, box toppers, napkin rings, bouquets, cards and more!

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Here’s some more delightful daisy ideas to inspire you! I took these photos from the Stampin’ Up! display boards at the OnStage Convention.

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Want more inspiration?  Here’s a few cards I made that I shared previously.  Click on any image to see the original post with directions, measurements, etc.

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So how’s that for more than a dozen delightful daisy designs to inspire you?! This is one set you will go to again and again to make projects for many different occasions! Order yours today! With a purchase of $50 or more from my online store you will receive a choice of the new In Color ribbon collections. With a $100 purchase you will receive both sets. Click HERE for more information.

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Just Stampin’

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Fun Fold Happy Mail

I interrupt my regularly scheduled post to bring you some happy mail. When I came home last night from my book club meeting there was a package sitting on the counter for me. (Both my husband and I are terrible about remembering to get the mail!) One look at the envelope and I couldn’t wait to open it!

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Cute, right? When I opened it, I was amazed to find this gorgeous purse!! Daisies, my favorite! There was a note enclosed and I can’t tell you how much it touched my heart.  It was from a blog reader, Kathy Royce. She saw this on Splitcoast Stampers and said she had to make one especially for me.  She thought it was perfect timing because I was doing this fun fold series.  Oh my Gosh!!!  I am so blessed!

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The clutch purse was designed by Dee Slater and you can bet I will be checking out Splitcoast Stampers for directions to CASE it too! (Kathy, if you are reading this, post the link in the comments or email me and I will update with the link.)

 

It gets even better….when I opened it there were 4 gorgeous note cards enclosed!  WOW! What an exciting surprise!

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Here’s a close up of each of these adorable cards and custom envelopes.

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I am one lucky person! I love to create and it brings me joy if I can inspire others to share handmade kindness. Kathy, you made my day!!! I am honored to be the recipient of this generous gift and kindness.

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Please leave a comment for Kathy and then make someone’s day…send a card to someone today!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

*UPDATE…Here is the link to the tutorial. http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/cardclutch/

Thank you Susan and Kathy for sharing the link!!!

I is for Interlocking Fun Fold

Welcome to my ABC’s with Fun Folds series.  Today I am showcasing an Interlocking Gate Fold. This is one of the many variations to the Gate Fold cards I shared for the letter G.  (If you missed that post you can see it HERE.)  I adore daisies and can’t seem to get enough of the new Delightful Daisy Suite (available June 1st). The Designer Series Paper in this suite goes with so many different colors.  Here I paired it with Wisteria Wonder.

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My daughter was going to bed as I was going downstairs to create this card. (I am a night owl and seem to be more creative in the evening.)  She asked what color card I was going to make today and I said I didn’t know yet. Her favorite color is purple so of course she said, “Purple always looks nice”.  So purple it is!

The real treat to this card is how it opens.

Stampin up fun fold card idea using Daisy Delight stamp set and Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper -Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s how to make this fun fold interlocking card…

Start with a piece of  4 1/4 x 11 piece of cardstock and score it at 2 3/4 and 8 1/4.  Fold on the score lines and adhere 2 pieces of 2 1/2 x 4 Designer Series Paper.  (I love this Delightful Daisy DSP!!!)

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Die cut two layering shapes ( I used squares but you could use any layering dies) making sure one is about 1/4″ larger than the other.  I also cut a piece of DSP from the inside square and adhered that to the cardstock.

Adhere the scalloped square shape on the left gate flap making sure to just put adhesive on the half that attaches.  Adhere the right half of DSP square to the right gate flap.

I stamped the daisy twice on Shimmery Whisper White cardstock then blended the color a bit while it was still wet to give it the same washed look that is in the DSP.  I punched both out with the Daisy Punch and adhered them together with a glue dot.  I curled the ends of the daisy with my bone folder then attached the daisy to the center square with a glue dot.  I also stamped the inside of the card and the envelope with the daisy stamp but left the inside of the card blank.  This card could be used for just about anything and by leaving it blank for now I will be ready for any occasion.  All I have to do is stamp a sentiment inside and send!

Stampin up fun fold card idea using Daisy Delight stamp set and Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper -Jeanie Stark StampinUp

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Stampin up fun fold card idea using Daisy Delight stamp set and Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper -Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stamp Set: Daisy Delight (available June 1st)  Ink: Wisteria Wonder, Daffodil Delight Papers: Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White, Shimmery White, Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper (available June 1st), Subtles Designer Series Paper Stack (Retired)  Tools and Accessories: Daisy Punch (available June 1st), Layering Squares Framelits, Blender Pen

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Hope you have an Incredible day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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B is for Bridge Fun Fold

Welcome to my ABC’s with Fun Folds series. Today I am sharing a new fold (new to me at least) called the bridge fold.  Linda Heller shared this fold created by Debbi Muche.  This is a fun card that can stand up on a desk. My version uses the High Tide Stamp Set (which I absolutely love).

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I had a request to make a card for someone that is going through chemo. I think the sentiments in this stamp set are perfect for encouragement and support!

High Tide Stamp Set

The bridge fold is quick & easy to make (just the way I like it)!  Start with a piece of cardstock that measures 4 1/4 x 8.  Score at 1 1/4, 2 1/2, 5 1/2, and 6 3/4.

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Fold and crease the score lines so you have the shorter ends in the front and the larger panel set back.  I chose By the Shore Designer Series Paper to use on my panels but you could easily use the stamps in the set to create your own watery background. I cut 2 pieces of DSP at 1 x 4 and 1 at 2 3/4 x 4.  I wanted my panels to look like one continuous flow so I started with a 6 x 4 piece and cut them in order to line up across the panel.

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I stamped the center panel using Basic Black and Dapper Denim ink. I cut a 1 x 5 1/2 strip of Crumb Cake and stamped it using Sahara Sand ink. I fussy cut along the top part of the strip. I used Fast Fuse just on the ends and adhered this strip to the panel.  The lighthouse is two step stamping.  This is a photopolymer stamp set which makes it easy to see and do. First I stamped the outline in Real Red ink on Shimmery White cardstock.  Then I stamped the details in Basic Gray ink and fussy cut it out.  I used foam adhesive strips just along the bottom and side to pop up the lighthouse. I love how it turned out! It even folds flat to fit in the envelope to mail!

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Linda Heller’s version used the new Daisy Delight stamp set, Daisy Punch, and Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper (available June 1st).  I CASEd her design (with a few changes) to make this birthday card for my friend, Caroline.

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These are so much fun to make and the possibilities are endless.  My mind is racing with more card ideas I want to make using this fold! If you decide to give this fold a try I would love to see what you create.  Email me a photo (j.stark@myactv.net).

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Stamp Set: High Tide (143006)  Inks: Basic Black, Basic Gray, Dapper Denim, Sahara Sand, Real Red  Paper: Crumb Cake, Shimmery White, By the Shore Designer Series Paper (141640)  Tools & Accessories: Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Foam Adhesive Strips

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By The Shore paper

I hope you will check back tomorrow to see what fold I have for the letter C.

Have a Beautiful Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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