Hand-Penned Petals Fun Fold

Today on my ‘Live’ I created this great Fun Fold, this is another interesting find on Instagram that I just had to try. I have used the Hand-Penned Petal Stamps and coordinating Penned Flowers Dies. The Designer Series Paper used for this card is from the Dainty Flowers 12 x12″ found in the current Sale-A-Bration. When you spend $90 or $180 you can earn a product for FREE from the Sale-A-Bration Catalogue. Links to Catalogues and my Online Store can be found towards the end of my post.

The sentiment was die cut using the Amazing Thanks Dies

I am now following a Blog called Pinkfresh Studio and this is from a post back in last November. They have called it Fun Fold Birthday Inspiration Card with a Pop-Up Twist. It is great to be inspired by so many wonderful card makers.

Below I have added the measurements I used in both Metric/A4 and Imperial/ Letter (this is a smaller size card to Australia A4)

Measurements Used…

PaperColourImperial/ LetterMetric/A4
Card Base Fresh Freesia 5½ x 8½”, cut 2
Score- 1, 1¾, 3, 4½
21 x 14.9cm, cut 2
Score – 2.5, 4.5,7.5, 10.5cm
Front Strip Fresh Freesia¾ x 3½”2 x 9cm
DSP – Back 4¼ x 5½”10.5 x 14.9cm
DSP – Side15½ x 5½ “, cut 2 3 x 14.9, cut 2
Back Card Panel Basic White 4¼ x 5¼” 10 x 14.4cm
DSP Strip¾ x 5¼”2 x 14.4cm
FlowerBasic White3 x 4″10.5 x 8cm
SentimentPear Pizzazz2 x 4″5 x 10cm
SentimentGold Metallic Specialty Paper2 x 4″5 x 10cm

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By the Bay

Today’s card I used the By the Bay Suite Collection in the 2023 Mini Catalogue by Stampin’ Up!®. The By the Bay 6 x 6″ DSP is the hero of this suite, the designs are stunning.

How to create this card…

The Sea Grasses were cut from DSP using two of the dies and the shells I cut from Basic White cardstock and coloured with Blends – Colypso Coral & Petal Pink. The shells were then lightly curved using a Bone Folder.

The sentiment was stamped in Night Of Navy Ink onto the sentiment strip.

Three of the Flat Adhesive-Backed Pearls attached to card.

A strip of the DSP was added to the side edge of the card

Cutting Measurements

PaperColourImperialMetric
Card Base Balmy Blue4 ¼ x 11”, score @ 5 ½”10.5 x 29.9cm, score @ 14.9cm
Card Mat Basic White4 x 5 ¼”10 x 14.4cm
Card Front DSP3 ⅞ x 5 ⅛”9.7 x 14.1cm
Sentiment Basic White 4 x 5 ¼” 2.5 x 110cm
Card InsertBasic White4 x 5 ¼”10 x 14.4cm
Insert TrimDSP¾ x 5 ⅛”2 x 14.1cm
ShellsBasic Whitescraps
 Grasses DSP scraps 

By the Bay Creativity Abounds Stamp Camp

If you love this suite join us at the By the Bay Stamp Camp for all the details click HERE Cost FREE when you purchase the By the Bay Suite Collection from me. If you from live out side of Australia, let me know and I can put you into contact with a Demo in your area from the design team.

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Saying Thanks Kit plus Adorable Owls

Have you seen the New Kit by Stampin’ Up!® Saying Thanks Kit, I just love all the bright colours, it is so vibrant and has so much ‘LIFE’ in it.

Then there is the ‘Adorable Owls‘ from the Sale-A-Bration catalogue which are too cute and needed to be added for ‘CUTE OVERLOAD’. The Adorable Owls you can get for FREE when you spend $90 (AU) from either the Annual or Mini Catalogues…..you have to get them, they are so fun to colour.

These cards were made at my Cardmaking Class and I had to step them up by adding these adorable owls. The Owls were stamped onto Shimmery White cardstock with Stazon Black ink and coloured using the Stampin’ Up Range of Watercolour Pencils and Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 , blended with the Blender Pen.

The Saying Thanks Kits is am all inclusive kit…meaning everything is there for you to make 9 cards, 3 in each design. All you need is a pair of snips to cut the twine. The price on this kit is amazing at $23, ready to go and make – great for gifts or to have on hand to make a quick ‘Thank You Card’. You just can’t pass it up!

Saying Thanks Kit Details

Express gratitude to those who make your day, every day with the Saying Thanks Kit. This all-inclusive kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colourful cards in no time to say thank you, recognise friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolour wash that won’t go unnoticed! The kit even features die-cut elements you can use for peek-through cards. You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colourful kit! Each kit comes with printed die-cut sentiments in Dutch, English, French, and German.

Kit includes:
* Printed and foil die-cut words
* Pre-designed projects
* Step-by-step instructions
* Pre-cut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting)
* Makes 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs
* Folded card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
* 9 pre-printed envelopes
* Enough adhesive to complete projects
* White baker’s twine
* Iridescent diamond sequins
* A 9-7/8″ x 6-1/2″ x 1-3/4″ (25.1 x 16.5 x 4.4 cm) printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go

Kits by Stampin’ Up! are perfect for new crafters, busy crafters, or crafters who want quick and easy projects. All-inclusive project kits have everything you need in one box! Give as a gift or try them yourself. Kits are while supplies last. Order today!

Adorable Owls

Need whimsical, cute images for your next project? It’s “owl” good—you’ll find it in the Adorable Owls Stamp Set. Whether you use one owl or create a parliament by stamping them in a group, you’re sure to enjoy these darling little creatures. Try the masking technique to create depth if you want to create clusters of owls. Use them alone or pair them with the greetings in the set to create cards for a variety of occasions. The line art makes the images perfect for your favourite colouring technique.

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Heart & Home – Thank you

This card was made using the Heart and Home Bundle that is coming in the Stampin’ Up! ® Jan- Jun Mini Catalogue. This is a very simple card and only using a simple colour palette of Basic Gray, Basic White and Basic Black.

Stampin' Up! Heart & Home 2022 Jan- Jun Mini Catalogue

Products Used

  • Heart & Home Bundle
  • Layering Circles Dies
  • Basic Gray Catdstock
  • Basic White Cardstock
  • White Embossing Powder
  • Versa Mark
  • Basic Gray Ink
  • Memento Tuxedo Black
  • White Bakers Twine

The video below was an impromptu Facebook Live showing how I created this card.

https://youtu.be/EG2HVNo0AO4

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Kylie’s Demonstrator Support Program Blog Hop – September

Thank you for joining us for our Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Blog Hop! As you follow the hop I hope you find lots of ideas and inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world taking part in a training program helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® Business and reach some of our goals. Thank you, we really appreciate your support.

Harvest Meadow

You know when you go to bed at night and you try to clear your mind of everything that has happened during the day…Do you find that’s when the best ideas happen? Then you have to hold onto them until the morning so you can make it reality. Well that’s what happened to me the other night.

Harvest Meadow Suite is probably the one suite that I have really enjoyed playing with from the Stampin’ Up! ® 2021 Jul- Dec Mini Catalogue. I love the silhouette dies- Harvest Dies and the Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper. I love the colours and how beautifully they work together.

Harvest Meadow Suite By Stampin' Up!®2021 July December mini Catalogue

Here I have tried to create a them of ‘Harvest – Country life’… I grew up in the southern region of NSW called the Riverina- MIA (Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area) in a little town called Leeton. This is a rice & fruit growing area and relies heavily on Irrigation. So the different layers in my card is the fields, distant hills and sun setting over the rice.

I love how this card has come together just like I imagined.

Harvest Meadow Suite By Stampin' Up!®2021 July December mini Catalogue

Thank you for coming by today! We have an amazing line up of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators and we know you are going to love all the amazing projects that you are going to see today.So you don’t miss out on anyone’s page you are currently on my page – Michele Jutrisa. The next page to visit is listed below my name on the list below. (If I am the last on the list then, jump up the top and continue from there)  Enjoy the hop!

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Facebook Live Friday – Beautifully Penned

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Yesterday on my Facebook Live we tossed the dice and created this card using the Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper from the Aug- Sept 2021 Sale-A-Bration Catalogue. Sale-A-Bration, choose a FREE Sale-A-Bration product with every $90 AUD you spend from either the Mini Catalogue or Annual Catalogue.

To see the Sale-A-Bration Catalogue click on the link below…

Sale-A-Bration Catalogue PDF

This card is a Book Fold Card or Book Bind Card. The fold or opening of the card is hinged 2 -2.5cm in from the edge.

Measurements Used…

  • Card Base Blackberry Bliss: 10.5 x 29.9, score 13, 14.9cm
  • DSP: 1.6 x 10.2cm & 10.2 x 12.7cm
  • Sentiment Basic White: 10.5 x 14.9cm, cut down latter with Stitched So Sweetly Die
  • Card Insert: 10 x 12.5cm
  • Ribbon White Seam Binding: 35 – 40cm
Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up! Aug- Sept SAB Catalogue...Spend $90 and get this DSP for FREE

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Facebook Live Friday – Harvest Meadow

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This week on my Facebook Live I showed some of the products I received in my Pre-Order box this week.

The card I made is using the Harvest Meadow Suite from the Stampin’ Up!® Mini Catalogue July- December ( Catalogue is now starting in August – held up due to deliver dates of product)

Harvest Meadow by Stampin' Up! from the July -

This range will work hand in hand with the Quite Meadow Bundle…..it all co-ordinates together.

2021 Annual Catalogue

Measurements Used..

  • Card Base Crumb Cake Cardstock – 10.5 x 29.9cm, scored at 14.9cm
  • Mat Harvest Meadow designer Series Paper – 10 x 14.4cm
  • Card Front Crumb Cake Cardstock- 10 x 13.5. Embossed using the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder and 2.5cm torn from the right hand edge.
  • Cork- 6.5 x 14.4cm
  • Yellow Harvest Meadow designer Series Paper – 4.5 x 14.4cm
  • Calypso Coral Harvest Meadow designer Series Paper – 4.5 x 14.4cm
  • Sentiment Basic White – scrap
  • Diamond Weave Ribbon -15cm
  • Linen Thread – 25cm (approx)
  • Card Insert basic White- 10 x 14.4cm

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Hand-Penned Designer Series Paper

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This week starts the month long sale of a selected group of Stampin’ Up! ® Designer Series Paper- see below the flyer Designer Series Paper Sale.

For my Facebook Live this week I wanted to show making a card using one of these Designer Series Papers – Hand-Penned. You can watch the video below if you missed the Live.

Card made using the Hand-Penned Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Measurements Used….

  • Card Base Highland Heather Cardstock – 10.5 x 29.9cm , scored at 14.9cm
  • Garden Green DSP- 7 x 14.4cm
  • Daffodil Delight DSP – 7 x 12.5cm
  • Floral DSP – 6.5 x 10cm
  • Mat 1 Highland Heather Cardstock – 6.7 x 10.2cm
  • Mat 2 Basic White Cardstock – 7 x 10.5cm
  • Insert basic White – 10 x 14.4cm

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalogue! Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of our most popular paper designs!

Click on the image to for the Sale Page on my On-Line Store

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Daisy Garden – International Highlights Winners Hop

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To all you lovely people out there that Voted for me a ‘BIG….. THANK YOU’. Because of you and your Votes, today I am taking part in Kylie’s International Blog Highlights Winners Hop.

Daisy Garden

Daisy Garden by Stampin’ Up! ® is a beautiful large image of daisies…it can be used as a back ground or as a focal point on your card. There is so much detail to this stamp but is very easy to colour using Stanpin’ Blends, Watercolour Pencils or any other colouring technique.

Stampin' Up! Daisy Garden coloured with a range of Stampin' Blends

For this card I used the Stampin’ Blends to colour my image, I love colouring with my Blends because of how well they blend and how simple they are to use. The colours I used are – Old Olive Dark & Light, Balmy Blue Dark & Light, Misty Moonlight Light, Daffodil Delight Light, Mango Melody Dark(Deleated), Bronze.

Tips when using Stampin’ Blends

  • Use good quality smooth cardstock and the Basic White cardstock is my choice.
  • Only use water base inks to stamp your image – Memento Tuxedo Black is perfect.
  • Start with the light colour & then add your shading in the dark. After adding your dark colour go over it again with the light shade to blend the 2 colours. My daisies were coloured with the Light Balmy Blue, shading added with the dark Balmy Blue to about half the length of the petal. Misty Moonlight Light was added at the base of the petal then Light Balmy Blue added over the top of all colours to blend them together.
  • Always work in small areas at a time. The ink will blend better when the ink is still wet and dries very quickly. I worked on one flower head at a time.
Stampin' Up! Daisy Garden coloured with a range of Stampin' Blends

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Expressions in Ink- International Blog Highlights

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This card was created using products from the ‘Expressions in Ink’ Collection, a recreation of Alcohol Ink Art print on cardstock, to be used for cardmaking and scrapbooking. Where you can play with alcohol ink prints without all the mess.

Expressions in Ink by Stampin' Up!

The colours in the Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer Series Paper is stunning with the gold highlights in the flower centers and leaves.

Adding the adhesive sheet to the back of the Basic White Cardstock makes adhering the die cut to the card front very simple.

Measurements Used…

  • Card Base Basic White Thick- 10.5 x 29.9cm, score 14.9cm
  • Card Mat Shaded Spruce- 9.8 x 14.2cm
  • Card Front Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer series Paper- 9.5 x 13.9cm
  • Artistic Die Basic White- 10 x 11cm, adhere Adhesive Sheet
  • Stitched so Sweetly Die Basic White- 7 x 8cm
Expressions in Ink by Stampin' Up!

I have added my card to Kylie Bertucci’s International Stampin’ Up!® Blog Highlights for February Theme- Thank you.

Go and have a look at all the amazing cards made, you can VOTE for for your favorite 5 cards by clicking on the little hearts.

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Product List
Expressions In Ink Suite Collection (English)
Basic White A4 Thick Cardstock
Basic White A4 Cardstock
Shaded Spruce A4 Cardstock
Shaded Spruce Classic Stampin' Pad
Stitched So Sweetly Dies
Adhesive Sheets
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

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