Blog Hop/Creative Showcase, Christmas, Designer/Patterned/Specialty Papers (DSP), Fancy Folds, Handmade Cards, Holiday Catalogue, Jul-Dec Mini Catalogue and Sale-a-bration, Stampin' Up!, Techniques & Tutorials

HOC Week 12 – Bay Window Fancy Fold Card

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Each Monday evening until mid-December, I am taking part in the Heart of Christmas blog hop showcasing our amazing range of holiday products from the Annual and July-December Mini catalogues. Please hop along and enjoy some fabulous inspiration from our talented team!

Tonight I have a Bay Window fancy fold card. It may look quite complicated but it is actually very easy to make and doesn’t it look impressive?!!!

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia sq

I am using the Penguin Playmates DSP & Be Dazzling Specialty Paper. Each can be earned for FREE with any $90+ order during Saleabration (ends 30 September) or select both for a $180+ order!

Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 Kate Morgan Australia

Be Dazzling Specialty Paper Saleabration 2021 Kate Morgan Australia

My card base is Fresh Freesia and the gorgeous Be Dazzling Specialty paper was added in two small strips down each side on the front of the card.

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia tilt

The images on the front of this card have been fussy cut from one of the sheets of the DSP. The penguin on the right side has been punched out of the sheet of DSP using the Penguin Builder Punch. I also punched out another penguin in Thick Basic White card and glued it behind to add more strength before placing three dimensionals behind it and adding it to the card. This is how the card sits up, by placing the edge of the card behind the penguin.

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia close up

The Wonderful Snowflakes embellishments was coloured on the shiny side using the Polished Pink Stampin’ Blends Marker and glued to the card.

The sentiments are from the Christmas to Remember stamp set. I fussy cut a fox to place on the inside with the sentiment.

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia inside

This card folds flat to fit inside my handmade envelope for posting (instructions can be found on my Tutorials page)!

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia flat

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia in envelope

I added a small strip of the Be Dazzling Paper for some pretty sparkle!

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia envelope

Metric Measurements:
Fresh Freesia Card Base: 10.5cm x 28cm; score at 1cm, 4.8cm, 9.2cm, 13cm, 14cm
DSP for Window Panels: 15.2cm x 10.2cm (cut at 3.5cm, 4.2cm, 3.5cm, 4.2cm)
DSP: 0.6cm x 10.2cm, 2 pieces
Basic White for inside: 8.2cm x 10.2cm

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia

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HOC Week 11 – Kraft Christmas Trees

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Each Monday evening until mid-December, I am taking part in the Heart of Christmas blog hop showcasing our amazing range of holiday products from the Annual and July-December Mini catalogues. Please hop along and enjoy some fabulous inspiration from our talented team!

Tonight I have a Cherry Cobbler & Pool Party combination. These patterned papers are the Sweet Stockings DSP in the 2021 July-Dec Mini Catalogue.

Whimsy & Wonder with Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia, Christmas 2021

The Kraft paper was used to cut the trees (Christmas Trees dies). These are added with dimensionals. The Rose Gold Metallic Specialty paper is die cut for the tinsel and added with Tombo Multipurpose Glue.

Whimsy & Wonder with Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

The Pool Party Striped Grosgrain ribbon is added with Stampin’ Seal+ in a zigzag pattern. The sentiment is stamped after cutting some of the Messages dies.

Whimsy & Wonder with Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021.

Whimsy & Wonder Kraft Christmas Trees Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia, Christmas 2021

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Peaceful Place card using half sheet of DSP

Today’s card uses the Peaceful Place Specialty Designer Series Paper. The Silver accents are stunning for Christmas sparkle. The tree on the front is die cut from the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP using the Christmas Trees dies!

Peaceful Place DSP & Whimsical Trees card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 front

For this card, I used a 12″ x 6″ piece of the DSP and scored it in half at 6″ and then from each end at 1-7/8″. Fold these ends into the card and adhere.  This is a very easy way of showcasing both sides of these gorgeous patterned papers!

The Basic White insert measures 3-7/8″ x 5-5/8″, folded in half lengthwise. Adhere this to the centre of the card and this also gives the card a little more strength, as the patternd papers are quite thin.

Peaceful Place DSP & Whimsical Trees card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 open

The sentiments, from the Christmas to Remember stamp set are stamped in Mint Macaron ink. The presents are fussy cut from the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP!

Peaceful Place DSP & Whimsical Trees card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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HOC Week 10 – Sweet Stockings

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Each Monday evening until mid-December, I am taking part in the Heart of Christmas blog hop showcasing our amazing range of holiday products from the Annual and July-December Mini catalogues. Please hop along and enjoy some fabulous inspiration from our talented team!

Tonight I am using this cute Sweet Stockings Designer Papers. These papers do all the work for you, in making some quick and super easy cards this Christmas.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card 1 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

Along with the sentiment stamp set, Christmas to Remember, heat embossed in Gold Emboss Powder on the Label Me Lovely punch. Two small strips of Cherry Cobbler & Gold Metallic ribbon was added to the card, before the label was added with dimensionals.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card 1 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021.

The Pampered Pets stamp set is used on the inside in Soft Suede ink and a sentiment from the Peaceful Deer stamp set.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021 inside

The next card is the same, however the placement of the sentiment is in a different position, so as not to cover up all the gorgeous kitty images.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card 2 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

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HOC Week 8 – Whimsy and Wonder Christmas

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Each Monday evening until mid-December, I am taking part in the Heart of Christmas blog hop showcasing our amazing range of holiday products from the Annual and July-December Mini catalogues. Please hop along and enjoy some fabulous inspiration from our talented team!

Tonight I have made cards using the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper. This is just stunning with the holographic accents and the non-traditional colours for Christmas.

Whimsy and Wonder Christmas Card 2 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

These colours really appeal to me and I couldn’t wait to add them to my order.

Whimsy & Wonder DSP JD21

Using the Stitched So Sweetly dies with Misty Moonlight card, I die cut the background label, then added a piece of Blushing Bride Frayed Grosgrain Ribbon with some Stampin’ Seal, then one of the Wonderful Snowflakes on a dimensional, then a stamped Mint Macaron tree.

Whimsy and Wonder Christmas Card 2 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021.

The sentiment on the inside is from the Christmas to Remember stamp set.

Whimsy and Wonder Christmas Card 2 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021 inside

Card 2 – For this card, I covered the front of the card with Stampin’ Seal around the edges and a big X through the centre, before I cut 5/8″ x 6″ strips of the patterned paper. I added them from the top of the card and worked my way down using the extra length on either side to help place them and line them up perfectly. Don’t worry that they overhang, as once all the strips are adhered, cut off the excess using the Trimmer or Paper Snips. This is a great way to show all the patterns in a pack of Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper!

Whimsy and Wonder Christmas Card 1 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

The trees are die cut in Basic White, Mossy Meadow & Mint Macaron. The stars are Blushing Bride and the tinsel is some of the new 12″x12″ Silver Foil. This comes in 3 shades snd this is the middle one, that has a slightly pinkish/purple shade to it.

Whimsy and Wonder Christmas Card 1 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021.

Decorate the inside of your card as well.

Whimsy and Wonder Christmas Card 1 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021 inside

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