Today’s fun fold card features Perennial Lavender Designer Series Paper (DSP), Nested Essentials Dies and the Exposed Brick 3D Embossing Folder. My sweet sentiment will be in the new Annual Catalog beginning on May 1st and it’s from the stamp set, Country Birdhouse #163395.




I used Pretty Peacock for the base of my card (you can find the measurements I used below the Supply List). I then embossed two pieces of Crumb Cake cardstock using the Exposed Brick 3D Embossing Folder and then adhered them to the front of the card. 




Next, I layered a piece of Pretty Peacock cardstock with  a piece of Perennial Lavender DSP. On the back, I added three rows of Stampin’ Dimensionals on the right and then adhered it to the left panel.




I stamped the sentiment in Pretty Peacock ink onto a piece of Basic White cardstock and then cut it out using the Nested Essentials Dies. I cut the same shape but larger out of Gorgeous Grape cardstock and then adhered the sentiment to the front. I added Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back and adhered it the front of the card. 



To complete my card, I added a piece of Basic White cardstock to the inside of the card. 


Supply List

Below you’ll find all the Stampin’ Up! supplies I used for today’s card. If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your demonstrator! You can place an order by clicking any of the images below to go to my Stampin’ Up! online store. The Specialty Plate is used with 3D Embossing Folders.

I also used the Country Birdhouse stamp set #163395 that will be available on May 1st.



  • Pretty Peacock cardstock:  11″ x 4-1/4″  score at 3″ & 8-1/2″
  • Pretty Peacock cardstock: 4-1/2″ x 3-1/2″
  • Crumb Cake cardstock (left panel): 4″ x 2-3/4″
  • Crumb Cake cardstock (right panel):  4″ x  2-1/4″
  • Gorgeous Grape cardstock:  approx. 2-5/8″ x 1-7/8″
  • Basic White cardstock (sentiment): approx. 2-1/4″ x 1-1/2″
  • Basic White cardstock: 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Perennial Lavender Designer Series Paper:  4-1/4″ x 3-1/4″


Last Chance Products

The Last Chance Products sale is still going on and many items are selling out.  All products (whether they are on sale or not) are while supplies last! Click here to see what’s available. This sale ends next week on April 30th. Please note:  Some bundles are retiring but the products themselves will be in the new Annual Catalog. 



Mystery Boxes Are Still Available with a New Host Code


What’s a Mystery Box? 

I offered Mystery Boxes last year but I still have SO MUCH retired Stampin’ Up! product in my home and I’d like to give it all to a new home. I’ve been a demonstrator for almost 15 years so you can just imagine how much I have! I have Medium Rate Flat Rate USPS shipping boxes stuffed with retired Stampin’ Up! product.The boxes contain Designer Series Paper, stamps, dies, ribbon, embellishments and more! The boxes are already sealed and every box will be different and a mystery as to what’s inside! The value of each box is well over $200. 

All of the products in the Mystery Boxes have retired but some have never been used, some are used and all are “as is”. Some of the stamp sets are wood mount. 

PLEASE NOTE:  I won’t be able to mail any Mystery Boxes until Monday, May 6th but one will be set aside for you!  



There are two ways to get a Mystery Box

  • Place a $125 or more order (before shipping/tax) at my Stampin’ Up! online store using the host code VCQST97K. I will send a Mystery Box to you as a free gift and I’ll even pay the postage! Using the host code will alert me that you want a Mystery Box. If your order is $150 or more, please DO NOT use the host code so you can receive Stampin’ Rewards (free product) directly from Stampin’ Up!. After you’ve placed your order (only if your order is $150 or more), please email me that you’d like a Mystery Box (click “Email Me” on the sidebar).
  • If you don’t want to place an order, you can purchase a Mystery Box for $80 plus $15.00 postage. Email me that you want a box and I’ll send you a PayPal invoice (click “Email Me” on the sidebar). 


More Information

  • You must use the host code VCQST97K when placing your order (if your order is over $150, do not use the host code – see above)
  • $125 order must be before tax/shipping amount
  • One box per order
  • Using the host code will let me know you want a Mystery Box
  • You’ll receive at least TWO Bradley Points with your order
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • All boxes have two Designer Series Paper packages, at least three die bundles, an additional four stamp sets and other goodies added in. 
  • Each box will be different and a mystery! The boxes are already sealed up and I’m unable to take requests for the contents of the boxes. 
  • Once all the boxes are gone, I’ll update this page. 
  • Feel free to email me before placing an order to see if I have boxes available. 
  • Only available while supplies last.




New Stampin’ Up! In Colors! 

Here’s a look at the new upcoming In Colors! These new colors will be available on May 1, 2024, when the new Annual Catalog goes live! 



Stampin’ Up! Has Released Two New Papercrafting Kits

For more information about these kits, click on the images below



Price Increase 

Stampin’ Up! will be raising prices in the new Annual Catalog. Prices will go up on May 1st but some products may become unavailable before that. Here’s a few of the products that will see a price increase:

  • Solid Color cardstock (price will increase $1.50)
  • Basic White & Very Vanilla cardstock (price will increase $2.50)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock (will increase $2.25)
  • Basic White Medium Envelopes (will increase $2.50)
  • Ink Refills (will increase .50)
  • Mini Glue Dots (will increase $1.50)
  • Stampin’ Blends (will increase $1.00)
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue (will increase .50)
  • Glue Dots (will increase $1.50)
  • Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine Standard Size (will increase $2.00)
  • Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Plates Standard Size (will increase $1.00)
  • Punches (will increase $1.00)
  • Watercolor Pencils #1 (will increase $2.00)
  • Watercolor Pencils #2 (will increase $1.50)
  • Blender Pens (will increase $1.00)
  • Embossing Paste (will increase $1.00)
  • Heat Tool (will increase $1.00)
  • Paper Snips Scissors (will increase $1.00)
  • Paper Trimmer (will increase $2.00)


The Best There Is Paper Pumpkin Kit



Click here to purchase The Best There Is Paper Pumpkin Kit!

Purchase the coordinating Thanks & Beyond Dies (only available to active Paper Pumpkin subscribers). 




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