Stampin’ Up! Happier Than Happy Swing Fun Fold Welcome Baby Card

Happy Friday! I hope you all have had an enjoyable and productive week!

This simple and sweet swing fun fold Welcome Baby card was created using the Happier Than Happy Bundle and Happy Forest Friends 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper. You can’t help but smile when creating with this bundle and designer series paper – the images are so much fun and perfect for a baby card! This fun fold is a CASE from

I started with a card base in Calypso Coral measuring 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ and scored at 2-1/8″ and 4-1/4″. I used the second to largest scalloped circle die from the Layering Circles Dies to die cut a 1/2 circle on the 2-1/8″ score line using my Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine. Detailed instructions are included in the project sheet linked below on how to die cut this 1/2 circle. Once the 1/2 circle was die cut, I adhered a full circle in Calypso Coral cardstock to the back of the 1/2 cut circle on the inside of the card.

Two additional circles were die cut from Basic White cardstock. The sentiment “hello, baby” was stamped in Calypso Coral ink on the first circle and then decorated with several stamped and die cut images from the Happier Than Happy Bundle. This circle was then adhered to the front of the card, lining up the full circle with the 1/2 circle cut into the card base.

For the second circle, I stamped the sentiment “Welcome” in Calypso Coral ink then applied a temporary adhesive to the front of this circle (the stamped side), and temporarily adhered this circle to the back of the 1/2 circle. Glue was applied to the back of the full circle then the card was closed and the second circle was adhered to the inside of the card. The inside sentiment lines up with the outside sentiment and is not visible when the card is fully closed. I then carefully separated the front of the inside circle and removed the temporary adhesive. The inside circle was then decorated with a pine tree, mushroom and cute little owl.

The envelope front was decorated with a stamped pine tree and mushroom and I adhered a piece of coordinating DSP to the envelope flap.

I was a little intimidated to try this fun fold but, in all honesty, it was very easy! I hope you’ll give it a try!

You can view, download and print the pdf tutorial for this card by clicking on the image below.

Wishing everyone a great weekend! Stay crafty!


Ho Ho Ho Paper Pumpkin Kit Coming in October!

‘Tis the season to make your own Christmas cards with the Ho Ho Ho Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit contains whimsical designs of Santa and his reindeer in a classic Christmas color palette which is sure to match various styles of holiday décor and look great on mantles everywhere.  Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 festive cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. These cards are sure to bring the warm holiday spirit.

And word from the North Pole is that this kit coordinates with next month’s Paper Pumpkin tag kit and a special add-on product! With so much coordination between products, you’ll have a breeze at creating a cohesive look for all your holiday gifting needs. Make this season the most wonderful time of the year for your loved ones—and for yourself!

In order to receive the October Ho Ho Ho Paper Pumpkin Kit, you must subscribe no later than October 10! Don’t delay and miss out on this adorable kit! To view the flyer which contains all of the details, click here.

If you’re not yet a Paper Pumpkin subscriber, I encourage you to give Paper Pumpkin a try! Here are my top 10 reasons why Paper Pumpkin should be at the top of your list.

top 10 reasons why you should subscribe to paper pumpkin:

  1. You can subscribe to Paper Pumpkin on a month-to-month basis, a 3 month, 6 month or 12 month subscription so subscriptions are flexible
  2. Pause and resume your subscription at any time – you have control over your subscription (just be sure to take action before the 10th of the month if you don’t want the upcoming months’ kit!)
  3. Kit contents are different each month and may include cards or a project so there is lots of variety
  4. Kits arrive around the 20th of each month
  5. The kit includes everything you will need to complete your kit
  6. Instructions are included to complete kits, or you can change things up and add additional elements, rearrange kit components, etc. You have control over how you complete the kit.
  7. Kit materials contain quality products
  8. Kits can be shared with friends, or get the kids involved
  9. Once you complete your kit you will have left over materials that can be used on future projects, such as adhesives, stamps, ink spot, etc. Don’t throw away excess card punch outs…use them on a future project!
  10. Paper Pumpkin kits can be gifted, just purchase a prepaid code at and give it to someone awesome!

Have I convinced you yet? I hope so! Paper Pumpkin kits are such a great value. If you’re a new crafter, it’s also a great way to dive right in and get your feet wet since the kits come with step-by-step instructions.

Ready to subscribe? Click on the photo below to sign up!

Perfect Partners Promotion! Die Sets Available Now That Coordinate with Existing Stamp Sets! Bundle and Save!

Stampin’ Up! has created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.   The promotion ends on September 30, 2022.

Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

These dies are exclusive to this promotion and are only available while supplies last. No quantity limits apply during the customer sales period. Qualifying orders qualify for Stampin’ Rewards and items can be added to a starter kit.

Products used to create today’s card are included below along with link to each item that will take you to my online store.

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