Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship and Earth Side-Fold Fun Fold Card

Good morning and welcome to your week!  I hope you had a great weekend! We got some things done – not least of which was getting catalogs in the mail.  And doing a little rat-killing in my craft room.  That’s what we call those pesky little “things to do and fix” – nothing huge, just stuff that needed doing, you know? 🙂

We ALSO had a super fun Amy’s Inkin Krew Team meeting on Sunday!  We talked a little business and then three of us presented a project using the Beauty of Friendship bundle and most of us ALSO used the gorgeous Beauty of the Earth DSP.  Interestingly – all THREE of us did a fun fold! 😉  I thought I’d share my project with you today! Take a look-see:

The layout for my card was inspired by the sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

I started out by scoring a 4 1/4” x 11” piece of Old Olive cardstock at 5 1/2” and 6 3/4” on the long side.  I folded the 5 1/2” score line as a “valley” – so….you know, ”regular”! – and at the 6 3/4” score in the opposite direction.  Topographically speaking, that would be a “mountain” fold! 😂

Using Liquid Glue between the 5 1/2” and 6 3/4” score lines, I adhered the front of the card base to the back – just in that 1 1/4” area. This made the “book” or “side” fold.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere a narrow piece of Beauty of the Earth DSP to a Misty Moonlight mat and then to the narrow front panel.  I did the same with a larger square piece and adhered it to the larger side of the card front with Liquid Glue.

Next, I adhered a small Basic White square to a Misty Moonlight mat and then to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I cut a large Beautiful Trees die cut tree from some of the woodgrain paper in the Beauty of the Earth DSP.   Since it’s a little too long to comfortably fit on the card front, I trimmed a little off the bottom with Paper Snips, rounding it a little.

I also cut a large solid tree top from Old Olive cardstock.  And – from a green piece of the Beauty of the Earth paper, I cut the large detailed tree top.

I did a dry-fit of the tree on the card front to determine the location of each piece – and ensure it didn’t extend past any edges of the card base.  Then I stamped the little splatters image from Beauty of Friendship in stamped-off-once Misty Moonlight in the top corners and under the right side of the tree.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the tree pieces to the card front – starting with the Old Olive “open” tree top shape and then adding the Beauty of the Earth die cut trunk – both with Liquid Glue.

I popped the detailed die cut tree top onto the tree using Stampin’ Dimensionals cut into little pieces.

I stamped the sentiment from Beauty of Friendship in Mossy Meadow on a piece of Basic White and cut it out with the little tag die in the Ornate Frames die set.

I adhered the tag to the card front with Liquid Glue.   Next, I used the birds die in the Beautiful Trees die set to cut out a Misty Moonlight bird that I adhered to the sentiment with Liquid Glue.

I tied a small white baker’s twine bow (from the  Baker’s Twine Essentials Pack) and adhered it to the end of the tag with a scrunched up Glue Dot.  Finally, I used Glue Dots to adhere three Bumblebee Trinkets and the card front was done!

For the inside, I stamped the tree trunk from Beauty of Friendship in Early Espresso ink on a Basic White square.  I used the more solid small tree top image to stamp in Old Olive and then added the more detailed image in Mossy Meadow.  Then I stamped the little splatters image from Beauty of Friendship in stamped-off-once Misty Moonlight.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Misty Moonlight mat and into the card base and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the stamp the tree image on the front – stamped just like I’d done on the inside of the card…

…and more of the Beauty of the Earth DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  It’s so easy to forget about all the great sets and suites in the Annual Catalog while we’re busy playing with a current mini catalog AND looking forward to a NEW catalog in January, so I’m grateful for the reminder!  Beauty of Friendship – with its bundled Beautiful Trees dies – is wonderful, with pretty images and sentiments.  Add the Beauty of the Earth DSP – which is just gorgeous – and you don’t even NEED to make it a fun fold for it to be awesome.  Of course…a fun fold never hurts, am I right?!

I hope you like!

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Old Olive Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″ and 6 3/4”); Beautiful Trees large solid tree top die cut

Misty Moonlight Cardstock: 4 1/8” x 4 1/8” (x2 – mats for card front and for inner liner); 1 1/8″ x 4 1/8″ (mat for side-fold); 3 1/8” x 3 1/8” (mat for white square on front); Beautiful Trees die cut bird

Basic White Cardstock: 3″ x 3″ (square on front); 4” x 4” (inner liner); Ornate Frames die cut tag (sentiment)

Beauty of the Earth DSP: 4” x 4″ (card front); 7/8” x 4” (side fold panel); Beautiful Trees die cut large “trunk”; Beautiful Trees die cut detailed large tree top; 3″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Finn Fan Fix 

You’re really only as clean…

….as your feet.


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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship and Earth Side-Fold Fun Fold Card

  1. Such a pretty card! Thanks for sharing it at the meeting yesterday! 🙂

    What? See my shiny clean coat mom? I am clean as can be and would never leave dirty prints all over the house…Nothing to see in the paw area. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Nothing to see here – move along! LOL! Thanks, Amy – it was fun! 🙂

  2. Loved your presentation and I need to CASE this one! The little splotches really added to the design. Have a great week and get those feet clean! At least they aren’t covered with burrs!!

    • stampsnlingers

      True that! For a half-a-minute! Thanks for the kind words, Karen! 🙂

  3. Susan K

    I love everything about this and loved watching you make it yesterday! Love the fun fold, layering, bees, take on the sketch, little tag for the greeting—just a complete card! TFS. Finn’s been busy by the looks of his little paws!

    • stampsnlingers

      So glad that you enjoyed the meeting, Susan – I thought it was a fun day! 🙂 Yes. Those are busy paws, for sure! 🙂

  4. Fabulous card and such a clever take on the sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Karren – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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