Stampin' Up! fancy fold Share What You Love suite card

Hello crafters. Happy Monday!

Today I have a fancy fold card for you. I was inspired to make this card when I saw a lovely sample my team member Ros Davidson shared on our team forum.

Stampin Up fancy fold 2018 Share What You Love suite card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

When the belly band comes off, the card opens to an area you can write your greeting. 

Stampin Up fancy fold 2018 Share What You Love suite card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

The Share What You Love Designer Series Paper is perfect for this fancy fold, because it is cardstock weight. It also has beautiful patterns and lots of coordinating colours which makes it super versatile. The actual fold is super simple. Here is what I did:

  1. I started with a piece of DSP 12" x 6"
  2. I scored at 2", 4", 8" and 10" on the long side.
  3. I marked a spot with a pencil at the halfway mark of the shortest side (3")
  4. I cut on the diagonal from that spot on the left hand edge, to the top of the 4" score line, and from the top of the 8" score line to the half way spot on the right hand edge.
  5. Then just fold as shown. So easy!


Stampin Up fancy fold 2018 Share What You Love suite card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I love the matching embellishments in the suite as well, because this makes getting a coordinated finish really easy. 

Stampin Up fancy fold 2018 Share What You Love suite card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

You will be seeing more creations from me over the next month using this lovely suite of products. It's one of my favourites in the catalogue! Check out the links at the end of this post for the individual products in this suite.



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5 Cards for males with the retiring True Gentleman Product Suite

Another of my much loved product suites in the 2018 Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalogue, has been the True Gentleman suite of products. I really liked the deep rich masculine colours in the Designer Series Paper (and coordinating cardstock pack), the fabulous textured  Night of Navy Corduroy Ribbon, and the True Gentleman wooden buttons (the buttons are the only one of these consumable products carrying over to the new catalogue).


The coordinating bundle to this stamp set is the Truly Tailored Bundle. While the stamp set ISN'T Carrying over, the Tailored Tag Punch is, and there is a lovely new stamp set that it coordinates with which I will show you very soon. Here is the Truly Tailored Bundle which is available while stocks last until May 31st. Check out the links at the end of the post to grab these products before they retire.


I really enjoyed creating with this suite of products. Here are five of the cards I made with it.

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Retiring Stampin' Up! Petal Passion Designer Series Paper

Oh how I loved this Petal Passion Designer Series Paper from the 2018 Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalogue. I've loved working with it, but it's now onto the Stampin' Up! Retiring Products List, and only available while stocks last through May 31st.

Petal Passion

The three main reasons I loved it, were:

  • It is a great neutral paper as a black and while, but this one for me was particularly useful because the contrast of the black was toned down quite a bit by the sketch look of the images, so there is actually quite a lot of softer grey in there too;
  • It has a floral / nature theme which are my favourite paper themes (anyone who follows my Instagram ill know how much I love flowers and plants).
  • It was FABULOUS to colour with Stampin' Blends (which are back in stock within weeks now and 11 fabulous new colours (in light and dark) are coming June 1st!
  • It coordinates beautifully with the Petal Palette bundle (carrying over to the 2018-2019 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue, but only available at the 10%  bundle price until May 31st.

So as you can see, it is super versatile. Here are a couple of cards I made with this beautiful paper,

For this card, I have just used different colours of the Stampin' Blends to colour flowers on the paper. 

PP Blends

In between the flowers I sponged some Soft Sky ink. The card just needed a simple black and white sentiments but I have also added a few rhinestones to some of the flower centres.

In PP blends

For my second card, I have used one of my favourite colour combinations with this paper: Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive.

Painted Palette CC

For the floral image, I have stamped the image from the Petal Palette Stamp Set (see links at end of post) and in Memento Black, and coloured with the Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive Stampin' Blends. I have used one of the coordinating embellishments, some Old Olive ribbon and a greeting cut from one of the coordinating Memory and More cards.

Painted Palette CC 2.

Check out the links at the end of this post, and don't miss out on the beautiful Petal Passion paper pack, along with the coordinating embellishments and Memories and More pack (only available while stocks last or May 31st) and bundle pricing on the Petal Palette bundle (ends May 21st).

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Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Party 6x6" paper pack meets Party Pandas stamp set

There are some beautiful bright happy paper packs in the Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalogue, but I think this Picture Perfect Party 6x6" pack of 48 sheets might be my favourite. There are 12 great 6x6" double sided designs, one side photo-realistic designs (doughnuts anyone?) and the other side more bright coordinating patterns. As with all our papers, they coordinate perfectly with our ink and cardstock. Each paper pack has the coordinating colours on the back wrapper (and it's also listed in the catalogue). 

The coordinating colours for the Picture Perfect Party DSP are: Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist, Peekaboo Peach, Pool Party and Whisper White.

Picture Perfect Party DSP

I've used the paper in the bottom row, third from left in this card, as well as two of this years free Saleabration items, Party Pandas stamp set, and Celebrate You thinlits.

Party Pandas and Picture Perfect Party DSP card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #stampinupaustralia, #stampinupdemo #stampinupdemonstrator #saleabration2018 #occasions2018 #stampinupcards #stampinupcards2018

My coordinating cardstock is Pool Party, and my embellishments the silver trim Berry Burst ribbon from the Occasions Catalogue (so yummmyyy). I've also added in some of the Tutti Frutti adhesive backed sequins, and a die cut word from the Celebrate You thinlits. There's also a few bits of the Silver Bakers Twine tied around the knot in the ribbon.

For the Party Pandas, I have stamped in Memento Black, and then coloured in parts of the hat in Dark Pink Pirouette and Light Pool Party. I also water-coloured the bodies a little with Smokey Slate (making sure not to go too close to the stamped image or it would have smudged).

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Stampin' Up! Saleabration Catalogue Sneak Peek - Party Pandas

A little sneak peek for you today. The new 2018 Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalogue and Saleabration promotion kick off on January 3rd (get your paper copies HERE)


Doesn't he just scream 'happy'? To create the silver glimmer circle I just used two Layering Circle Framelit dies.  I chose my colour palette based on the Designer Paper I have used, which is the Bubbles and Fizz Designer Series Paper in the Saleabration catalogue. I love the bright happy colours in this paper - Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Lemon Lime Twist. The cute bubble stamps come from the Bubble Over Stamp Set which is a new one in the Occasions Catafalque that coordinates with the Saleabration paper.

Panda 2


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