Stampin’ Up! Flowers of Friendship Sneak Peek Fun Fold with Video Tutorial!

Morning, y’all – happy Friday!  Hope you’ve got something cool planned for the weekend.  I feel like we do, but…I can’t think what it is.  So….guess we’ll see as the days go by, huh?  I KNOW we’ll be doing some planting.  But…beyond that… 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending part of your day with me.  If not, but you’d like to check it out, here’s the replay on YouTube! 🙂

I pulled out a new stamp set – so new, in fact, that only Demonstrators can get it right now!  That’ll all change on 4 May with the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  This is the Flowers of Friendship stamp set and the bundled Flowers & Leaves Punch.  And…I’ve showcased three great new 2021-2023 In Colors!  All in a super-easy fun fold.  Take a look-see:

This one was inspired by the CASE The Designer challenge over on the Global Design Project Challenge this week.

I started with a piece of Fresh Freesia cardstock. I used the next-to-largest Stitched Rectangle die to cut a panel that I adhered to a Thick Basic White card base, at a jaunty angle, with Liquid Glue.

I used the same Stitched Rectangle Die to cut a Basic White panel.  Using my Stamparatus, I stamped the Flowers of Friendship sentiment in Fresh Freesia.  Then I popped the panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White, I stamped the large and small flowers and leaves from Flowers of Friendship in Fresh Freesia and Soft Succulent.  Then I punched the pieces with the bundled Flowers & Leaves Punch.

I adhered the leaves with Liquid Glue then popped the flowers over top with more Dimensionals.  Then I added a Pale Papaya gem from the new 2021-2023 In Color Jewels to the middle of the flowers and the card front was done!

For the back, I again used my Stamparatus, first to add a second sentiment from Flowers of Friendship in Fresh Freesia to a Basic White panel.  Then, using the Marker-to-Rubber technique – I stamped the large floral image in Fresh Freesia, Soft Succulent and Early Evergreen.

I added another 2021-2023 In Color Jewel, used Liquid Glue adhere the panel to a Fresh Freesia mat and then onto the back of the card base.

To make the “tent mechanism” – I used a 3 1/4″ x 3 7/8″ piece of Basic White (tip – if you’re using a different color card base – match that color, okay?).  Using my Simply Scored Board, I scored along the short side at 3/8″, 1 5/8″ and 2 7/8″.  Then folded at the score lines – Valley, Mountain, Valley.

I used Tear & Tape adhesive on the short “tabs” to adhere the mechanism to the inside of the card base.  Check the video if these words are more confusing than helpful! 😉

And that was it for the card.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Flowers of Friendship floral on the front (Stamparatus, again!)…

…and more of the flowers and leaves on the envelope flap.

I also made the same card with Pale Papaya and one with Pink Polish as the focal colors!

Et Voila!  Pretty easy way to notch up a “basic” tent fold card, am I right?  🙂

I am LOVING the new 2021-2023 In Colors, aren’t you?  And the new Flowers of Friendship set with its bundled Flowers & Leaves Punch really lets them shine, don’t you think??

I hope you like!  And – if you’re wanting to pick up all the new In Colors cardstock, Designer Series Paper, Inks, and Refills…check out my Special Bundle #1: 2021-2023 In Color Bundle.

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






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!  

Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!

Just a reminder – the Clearance Rack has been updated with tons of new goodies!  Head over there quick as a bunny to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!

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!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂

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 with many items already GONE! 🙁

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:

Thick Basic White Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

2021-2023 In Color Cardstock (Fresh Freesia for the sample in the video; Paley Papaya and Polish Pink for the other two cards): Next-to-Largest Stitched Rectangle Die (“mat” behind sentiment); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: Next-to-Largest Stitched Rectangle Die (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); 3 1/4″ x 3 7/8″ (“tent” mechanism – scored and folded at 3/8″, 1 5/8″ and 2 7/8″ on the short side); Flowers & Leaves Punched shapes on front

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

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Finn Fan Fix 


Sometimes, the only thing that can make a girl (or her husband – he just won’t admit it!) feel better is some good old-fashioned retail therapy!

So – as I mentioned in my video, we went to Costco on Wednesday – and ended up buying more Confederate Jasmine (so we’ve got three now!) and some lavender.  And three more of the amazing trellises…trellisae?…that we’d bought a couple weeks back.

And Wayne has been building horse-shoe planters for us (it’s a theme here!) – sized to fit 20 gallon Grow Bags.

He was busy helping the jasmine find it’s finger and toe holds so it can climb its trellis.

Just throwing this out there – if Heaven doesn’t smell like Jasmine then….if probably should!  Not trying to tell God His job or anything, but… 😉



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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Flowers of Friendship Sneak Peek Fun Fold with Video Tutorial!

  1. I am hoping heaven smell like jasmine, gardenias, roses, lilacs, lily of the valley and lavender! What a great planter Wayne created. Now I know what a grow pot looks like. Great card by the way 😀

    • stampsnlingers

      There you go! And I’ll pass your words to Wayne! Thanks so much, Karen! 🙂

  2. Sweet cards! Great way to show those pretty new In Colors! Have fun planting all of your new green finds from Costco! 🙂

  3. Lynne Ingram

    Mary, you give the best tips. Super video. Thanks.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Lynne – I’m really glad to hear that! 🙂

  4. The horseshoes are very neat. It all looks so pretty. I just love your patio you have attached to the apartment. And I love to see pictures of Finn. So sorry you lost your precious cat. You all stay safe.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much! I appreciate all the kind words! 🙂

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