Stampin’ Up! Ornate Garden Suite Sneak Peek Video Tutorial

Good Friday morning, y’all!!  Hoping your week has been good and your weekend is looking to be a good one.  Are you stocking up on water, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, etc? If you listen to the news at all…man – what a goat rope – the media is having a hey-day stirring the coronavirus pot, aren’t they??  I mean – WE built an underground bunker JIC, but…I draw the line at buying 87 cases of water and toilet paper!  Now…87 cases of Dimensionals?  Hmmm…. 😉

If you were able to join me for my YouTube Live Video yesterday –  I appreciate you spending some of your day with me!  If not, but you’d like to see the replay on YouTube…here ’tis!

I’ve posted that we have a new suite coming to y’all soon.  It’s an Early Release from the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog (yes – that’s right around the corner – Christmas can’t be far behind! 😳😳😳😳).  The Ornate Garden Suite is….gorgeous.  And you can get it on 1 April (unless you’re a Demonstrator – or sign up now, then…it could already be on the way to you!).  I used it to make a Double-Easel Fun Fold card.  Take a look-see:


I first saw this fold  from Janie – the Craft Princess out on YouTube.  I watched her video to see the card cuts and then…made it for myself with this gorgeous new suite.  I love the multiple spots available to showcase the beautiful Ornate Garden DSP!  You guys know I love an easel card – so…TWO easels on ONE card? Yes, please! 🙂

The concept is easy – create a large easel card and a baby easel card.  Attach the baby easel to the large easel to act as the “easel stop”.  I made my easel card bases in Old Olive for this one.

On the front of the large easel, I used Liquid Glue to adhere a piece of Ornate Garden DSP.

Using the Ornate Layers Dies (which is bundled with the Ornate Style stamp set as part of the new suite), I cut a Terracotta Tile frame.  HINT:  These are very detailed dies – I highly recommend that you grab the Take Your Pick Tool (if you don’t have it already) AND the Die Brush Tip.  You’re going to want it! 😉

Atop that, on Whisper White, are three Tuxedo Black Memento Ink daisies from the Ornate Style set.  I colored them with my So Saffron and Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Combo – plus a little Light Calypso Coral.  In the corner is a Terracotta Tile flourish from the Ornate Style set.

The mini-me easel has more Ornate Garden DSP, matted on Terracotta Tile on the front and “inner liner”.  Notice that there is Gold Foil embossing on some of the papers in the DSP pack! Sweet!! 🙂

I stamped a sentiment from the Ornate Thanks set in Terracotta Tile on Whisper White and cut it with a Stitched So Sweetly Die (“adjusting” the die to make it a little longer than it actually is!).

I made a figure-eight from Linen Thread wrapped around my hand four times and adhered it to the front of the mini-easel with Glue Dots – then I popped the sentiment over top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The easel stop for mini-me is a stacked flower cut with three dies in the new Ornate Borders Die set (which will be bundled with the Ornate Thanks stamp set.

Folks – this stamp set is SO cool – with wonderful phrases in a beautiful scripty-handwritten font – you’ll be able to say Thank You about a gazillion different ways!!

Anywho – I cut the large flower in Crushed Curry (cuz…I don’t have “Bumblebee” colors yet.  Yes – that’s a HINT!!), the medium flower in Terracotta Tile and the smallest in So Saffron.  Then I stacked them up with Liquid Glue, added a new Gilded Gem (from the Suite!) and then popped it into place with a Stampin’ Dimensional.

For the inside, I added another piece of Ornate Garden DSP (I decided to use the same design as the front of the mini-easel) matted on Terracotta Tile to the inside of the large card base.  On a Whisper White die cut frame (a smaller frame from the Ornate Layers set), I stamped one of the many sentiments from Ornate Thanks in Terracotta Tile ink.  I adhered that at the top of the inner liner.  Then I popped the mini-easel on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

And that’s it for the card!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more daisies on the front…

…and more pretty Ornate Garden DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Oh my goodness, y’all!!  I.  Love.  This.  New.  Ornate Garden Suite!  The two beautiful bundles….Ornate Thanks and Ornate Style….are perfectly complemented by the gold-foil accented Ornate Garden DSP.  So many sentiments – such beautiful flowers – and I haven’t even talked about the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder.  What???

I hope you like!

If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!  And – if you want this suite RIGHT NOW – then I can help you join the team and get it for yourself!  Just give me a holler!





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Ornate Garden Suite – Coming Soon!!

It doesn’t happen often – but…when it does – it’s AMAZEBALLS!

It’s a new catalog Early Release – and it’s for a wonderful Suite in the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.

Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite on 1 April (no this is NOT a joke!!).  But…Demonstrators are getting their hands on this beauty RIGHT NOW!

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

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Stampin’ Up! let us know yesterday that we’ve sold out of the Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 152311).  As a reminder, supplies are limited for products from the Sale-A-Bration brochure and may run out before the end of the promotion. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding. 🙁

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If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Olive Garden Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (larger card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″ and 8 1/4″); 2 1/8″ x 5 1/2″ (small card base, scored and folded at 2 3/4″ and 4 1/8″); 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (front of larger card base); 2 1/8″ x 2 3/4″ (front of small card base)

Terracotta Tile Card Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner);  2″ x 2 5/8″ (x 2 – mats on small card base); Ornate Layers Die cut frame on front; Ornate Frames medium size flower die cut

Whisper White Card Stock:  (panel on Terracotta frame on front of large card); Stitched So Sweetly die cut (to fit sentiment); Ornate Layers Die cut frame on inside

So Saffron Card Stock: Ornate Frames small size flower die cut

Crushed Curry Card Stock: Ornate Frames large size flower die cut

Ornate Garden Specialty DSP: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front of larger card base); 1 7/8″ x 2 1/2″ (x2 – panels on small card base); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner of larger card base); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix

We have 30 acres of land.  Now – granted – there’s a lot of trees and fenced areas not useful for parking cars/trucks/tractors/equipment/etc.  BUT – there is, indeed, a lot of road and out-of-the-way places, too.

My husband – bless his heart – can, with unerring accuracy – park one of the aforementioned items RIGHT.  SMACK.  DAB.  in the middle of…wherever I need to be able go – on the four-wheeler, with the horses, in the golf-cart.

Un.  Erring.  Accuracy.

And – he doesn’t even need a GPS – a laser – a micrometer….nuthin’.

Apparently – Finn IS his father’s son.

Case in point.

Go ahead – roll the laundry cart past him.

I’ll wait. 😉


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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Ornate Garden Suite Sneak Peek Video Tutorial

  1. Such a pretty card! Love the colors and that paper is stunning! Well…I might come live in your underground bunker just to get away from all of the nonsense. People have definitely lost their minds, common sense went straight out the window… Anyway, Finn is simply helping you to get more exercise. He’s making sure that you get some weight training in now and then by having to lift the cart over him. 😉 See…he’s helping! 😀

    • stampsnlingers

      I know. It’s just crazy-ness! Bring your Dimensionals and come on. I’ve got chocolate! 😉 Thanks so much, Amy – for the nice words on the card and for explaining what my dog’s agenda is! I did not realize he was “helping”!! 🙂

  2. Gorgeous card Mary 🙂 Love this new suite ( I just ordered mine) I missed your YouTube live yesterday 🙁 (had to work the dog bakery), but rest assure I will watch the replay.

    • stampsnlingers

      Hope you enjoy the replay. Can’t wait to see what you make with the Suite when you get it! Thanks very much, my friend! 🙂

  3. Faith Simpson

    Hi Mary….love the double easel….and I always wonder “now why didn’t I think of that?..;.” But I don’t usually think of new creations……that’s why I watch you!! (wink wink)
    Bumblebee huh….now I’m looking forward to what other new colors go with it!!
    Oh Finn, Finn…..don’t they have a way of making sure they get attention?……..ha!

    • stampsnlingers

      I’m here to help! 😉 Yep – I’m excited, too, to see what new colors SU! has in store for us. And yes – they can get our attention all easy peasy! Thanks, Faith! 🙂

  4. Sandra Warthen

    Men! what can I say–

  5. I enjoyed reading the comments on this particular post! You’ve definitely got some humorists following your antics and that of Finn’s…love it! My Ornate set is on its way to me and I was able to get the Golden Honey paper before it was sold out. I might try this double easel if I get a chance. I’ve got some card orders I have to fill. One is a wedding card and one is a Marine graduation card. No ideas have come forth yet 🙁 Have a wonderful weekend. I’ll be able to watch next Thursday as we don’t have cards that day…woo hoo!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yeah – glad that you’ll be on next week! 🙂 Thanks for the nice words – and really happy you got the Golden Honey paper!! Whoo-hoo!! 🙂

  6. Love the DSP, the colours, the double easle and Ornate Garden DSP on the envelope too! What a great card Mary!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks – I DO love an easel card! Appreciate it, Kylie! 🙂

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