Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch Sneak Peek Fun Fold With Video Tutorial!

Happy Sunday, y’all!  Hope the weekend is going well for you!  Our plans for fence and paint got overcome by rain yesterday so…not sure when that will all get done!  Hoping to get seedlings in the ground today if the weather cooperates!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me!  If not – but you’d like to see the replay, here ’tis on YouTube!

I first saw this card on my friend Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog and then several of my teammates did one – so….seemed like a good time to give this tower fun fold a go!  And it seemed like the perfect time to roll out some new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog goodies – these are from the new and gorgeous Pansy Petals Suite! And YOU can get them on 4 May (or…right NOW!  Ask me how!) Take a look-see:

I started with an Evening Evergreen card base – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/4″ and used my Simply Scored Scoring Tool to score it at 1″, 2″, 3″, 5 1/4″, 6 1/4″ and 7 1/4″ along the long side.  Then I turned it and made partial cuts – as shown below and on the video.

The most technical part of this fold is the…folds!  Some score lines aren’t folded.  Some are folded as valleys.  Some as mountains.  This picture tells the tale!

Once you get all the folds folded as they should be – it’s simply time to decorate!

I matted some gingham paper and some pansy-strewn paper from the new-and-gorgeous Pansy Petals DSP on Soft Succulent and adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Next, I used the largest square Stitched Shapes Die to cut a square in Basic White and one in Soft Succulent.  I adhered the latter to the card front with Liquid Glue – tipped up into a diamond.

On the white square, I stamped the Pansy Patch sentiment in Evening Evergreen.  Then I adhered it over the mat with Liquid Glue.

I used the dies in the Pansy Die set to cut a couple of flowers and a few leaves from the Pansy Petals DSP.  I love when SU! gives us dies that will cut images right out of the DSP – it’s one of my favorite things!  Instant flowers!

I adhered a Gold Hoop Embellishment to the white square with a couple of Glue Dots.  Then I tied a big loopy simple bow from two lengths of new Simply Elegant Trim (coming on 4 May!) and adhered it with another Glue Dot.

Using Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals – I added the die cut Pansy Petals DSP flowers and leaves to the card front.

To finish it off, I adhered a new Bee Trinket (4 May, y’all!) with a Glue Dot and the card front was done!

On the back – I adhered two more gingham Pansy Petals DSP strips, matted on Soft Succulent, to the side panels.  On a piece of Basic White, I stamped a second Pansy Patch sentiment in Evening Evergreen.  Across the bottom, I stamped small Pansy Patch flowers in Fresh Freesis, stamped-off-once Fresh Freesia, Blackberry Bliss and Bumble Bee.  This photopolymer stamp set features flower and leaf elements that will let you “grow” all the beautiful pansies in all the colors!!

I added another Bee Trinket with a Glue Dot, then used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Soft Succulent mat and onto the back of the card base, and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more Pansy Patch flowers on the front…

…and some Pansy Petals DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Hard to say what I’m more tickled with, y’all!  This super fun tower fun fold….or the amazeballs new Pansy Patch stamp set and bundled Pansy Dies, with the gorgeous Pansy Petals DSP!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!






P.S.  On the video, I showed a card that I’d made using die cut flowers – AND I show you how to MAKE that die-cut flower!


Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  

2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

A catalog share gives you a chance to try a sample of all the new papers in the catalog – and then you can see what you love and go back and purchase full packs of those goodies!

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…check it…

Stamps-N-Lingers Designer Series Paper Share – $58 – Plus $7.75 for  Priority Shipping w/ Tracking

You’ll get 184 – 6″ x 6″ sheets of beautiful new Designer Series Papers and some Specialty Papers, too!  Plus a couple of the fun treat boxes, some pretty gift bags and a cool lattice embellishment!  That’s 192 pieces of amazing crafty goodness!  To buy one of each of these packs of papers/boxes/bags would cost you over $270 – plus shipping!

  • Beauty of the Earth DSP – 6 sheets
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP – 6 sheets
  • Impressions in Ink DSP – 6 sheets
  • In Good Taste DSP – 12 sheets
  • Pansy Petals DSP – 6 sheets
  • Simply Elegant Specialty DSP – 6 sheets
  • Sweet Symmetry DSP – 6 sheets
  • Tidings of Christmas 6″ x 6″ DSP – 6 sheets
  • You’re a Peach DSP – 6 Sheets
  • 2021-2023 In Color 6” x 6” DSP – 10 sheets
  • 2020-2022 In Color 6” x 6” DSP – 10 sheets
  • Brights 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Neutrals 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Regals 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Subtles 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Ombre Specialty Paper – 4 sheets – one of each color
  • 2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum – 5 sheets – one of each color
  • Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper – 2 sheets – one of each color
  • Linen Specialty Paper – 1 sheet
  • Ombre Gift Bags – 5 – one of each color
  • Scalloped Kraft Treat Boxes – 1
  • Simply Classic Treat Boxes – 1
  • Paper Lattice – 1 piece

Want Double the Fun?  Then a DOUBLE Share is the way to go!  – $116 – Plus $8.00 for Priority Shipping w/ Tracking

With a Double Share –  I’ll cut the paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the 6″ x 6″ DSPs – you’ll get double sheets of those.  These are the Tidings for Christmas, 2021-2023 In Color, 2020-2022 In Color, Neutral, Regals, Brights, Subtles Color packs, and Gold and Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper!)

PLUS!  Get a FREE Gift From Me! – When you order one of my shares, you’ll get a sampling of the new host exclusive Pattern Party 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper!

  • I’ll submit the order on 4 May 21 when the Catalog goes Live
  • You’ll receive a PayPal Invoice around 27 April or when I get your order if you place it after the 27th.   I’ll need payment before I submit the shares, please and thank you! 🙂
  • Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US or Military APOs).

Deadline to sign up for the shares is Sunday, 2 May 21 at 8pm EST!!

If you’d like to join us, head over to my Shares page here and use the order form there,  or email the following information to

    • Your first and last name
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    • Shipping Address

Let me know if you have any questions. Hope you’ll join the fun! Thanks!

If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Would you like to see listings of the Retiring products?

    • 2020-2021 Annual Catalog Retiring list as a PDF
    • Click here to see ALL the Item in a sortable Excel Spreadsheet 
    • See the sortable list with the non-English language sets removed right here!

Remember, even if a BUNDLE carries over to the next catalog, it most likely will NOT be at the 10%-off bundle price, so get them while you can at their discounted price!!

While you’re at it, be sure to take a really hard look at your stash of 2019-2021 In Color goodies, too – those are going fast!  Ink Pads, Refills and Stampin’ Blends are all showing Low Inventory, so…tarry not!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in This Project: 

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Evening Evergreen Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/4″ (card base, scored, cut and folded as shown in templates)

Soft Succulent Cardstock: 7/8″ x 5 3/8″ (x 4 – mats for long side panels front and back); 7/8″ x 4 1/8″  (x 2 – bottom and top center strips on front); 2 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (x 2 – mats for centers front and back);  Largest Stitched Shapes die cut square (behind sentiment)

Basic White Cardstock: Largest Stitched Shapes die cut square (sentiment); 2″ x 5 1/4″ (back center)r

Pansy Petals DSP: 3/4″ x 5 1/4″ (x 4 – long side panels front and back); 3/4″ x 4″  (x 2 – bottom and top center strips on front); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix 

We’ve got a house guest.  In the barn. 😉

This is a grazing muzzle.

It’s designed to keep pigger-ponies from eating their body weight in grass every day and exploding!

But – over the winter, it has accumulated hay from the hay net in the stall on the other side of the wall.  And…other things.

When that hay and “other things” started getting a hole in the middle…

See it?

I got suspicious and carefully peered inside.

And sure enough…

She’s hard to see – way down in there.  And – at one point I got a little too familiar with the camera and she fluffed her wings at me.  So I pretty much leave her alone.

I’m certain she’s sitting on eggs – cuz…otherwise I am certain she’d fly out when I make too much noise rattling the stall door, cleaning stalls – filling the hay net right next to her.

I CAN see her white stripe by her eye – so I am pretty sure she’s one of our Carolina wrens…

..although I think ours are grayer….

Either way – I hope she stays and has her little babies right there.

So does Cerah…cuz as long as that danged grazing muzzle is a maternity ward…it can’t be on her schnoozle keeping her from eating her fill every day! 🙂



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20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch Sneak Peek Fun Fold With Video Tutorial!

  1. I watched your replay and I HAVE to make this! I just got my pansy suite yesterday so maybe I’ll give it a go before the meeting and cooking class. It is so exciting to have a maternity ward and there is no doubt that Cerah is happy about it! See you later.

    • stampsnlingers

      Yeah – so glad that your suite came, Karen! You’re going to love playing with it! The Bird Maternity Ward. Yep – that’s what we’ve got!
      Thanks so much! 🙂

  2. Such a beautiful card! Love that paper, the colors are amazing! So sweet that you’ve got a little nest in your barn. Hope that you can see the babies soon. 🙂 She picked a good spot…made the pony happy, high enough that the dog won’t see her and nice and warm for the kids. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – she must have been eyeballing it for a while – and adding bits and pieces of nesting goodies when I wasn’t looking! Thanks very much, Amy! 🙂

  3. Charlotte Hutcheson

    Mary…that is so cool! We have a small wren house hanging from the roof overhand on the back of our house, and at the present time, we have a wren family inside…the parents are on the move constantly finding food for their hungry little babies.

    • stampsnlingers

      Oh – that’s fun for you to watch, I’m sure!! I love them – they serenade me all the time when I’m in the barn, particularly in the mornings! Thanks, Charlotte! 🙂

  4. This is beautiful! What are your ‘mat’ measurements for the top and bottom (across)?
    Thanks in advance….!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you! And I just realized I’d left that measurement off – fixed it now, thanks. Those mats are 7/8″ x 4 1/8″. 🙂

  5. Susan K

    Wow, what a gorgeous card, even if it weren’t a fantastic fun fold! I love your pretty pansy and that paper! Perfect use of the cute bee trinkets. TFS
    Sweet little Jenny wren. She found a ready-made nest and didn’t have to carry all the hay in! I love when they build close enough to see. One will usually take over my hanging ceramic pot on the deck wall.

    • stampsnlingers

      A Jenny wren? Is that what they’re called? I am tickled to death that she’s there – and hope she stays and raises her little family right there! Thank you so much for the very kind words, Susan! 🙂

  6. Pat C.

    Wow! Such a BEAUTIFUL CARD! I’m thinking that I just might need the entire pansy suite.
    I love the 2 new greens and papaya colors too, definitely a must-have for me. (I may go broke with this new catty. 😜)
    Please keep us posted re your bird nest!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – it’s a STUNNINGLY pretty suite, Pat and you are correct – you DO want it all! I love the new colors – especially those new greens!! Thanks so much! 🙂

  7. Susan Mezias

    Loved this fun fold. Tried it but couldn’t figure out how to leave you my sample!

    • stampsnlingers

      Hmm – not sure that you can add a photo to a comment! Send it to me in an e-mail, Susan – would love to see it! Thanks very much! 🙂

  8. Lexi

    Such a fun card! (The pansies are upside down, however.)

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – I’ve heard that a few times now! Thanks, Lexi – it’s a great set. 🙂

  9. Sue McNeill

    I saw your post on Pinterest and I am so GLAD i did! Your video is DELIGHTFUL! I will certainly be a frequent visitor!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yeah for Pinterest! Welcome, Sue – I hope you find lots of inspiration – and thank you so much for the kind words! 🙂

  10. Cindy Ira-Smith

    Mary, I looked up what a pansy looks like and those two petals go on the top of the flower. Other demonstrators have had the same question. Hopefully this helps.
    Cindy Ira-Smith

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