Peony Garden Diamond Easel Card - International Highlights Blog Hop - December 2020

 I'm excited to participate again in Kylie's Monthly International Blog Highlights for November! As always the theme is - Thank you.  I used the Peony Garden Product Suite to make this pretty Diamond Easel card. I love the colour combinations in this product suite - I used Basic Gray, Petal Pink and Whisper White.

You are able to VOTE for my card!!  The top ten winners will get to be part of an international blog hop  at the end of October, so I would really appreciate you taking the time to Vote for me!!   I was honoured to be in the top ten last month.  You can check out my card from last month and also my card from the Winners Hop.

Scroll down below, there is a button where you can click on and see all the participants and you get to vote for 5 projects! So 4 plus mine!!  Hint, hint.......

Now is the time to vote for my card.  Click on the picture below, it will take you to the highlights.  Check out all of the beautiful cards from around the world.  You can vote for up to 5 cards!

Thank you for taking the time to do this.  If I am in the top ten, I will be able to participate in another Blog Hop at the end of the month!


  • Whisper White
    • 6" x 12" - scored at 3" and 6" - fold on the 3" score and the 6" score
    • 5 1/4" x 2 1/4"
    • 5 1/2" x 2 1/2"
    • 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
    • 3" x 2" for label
    • scraps for sentiment and peony
  • Basic Gray
    • 4" x 4" - 2 pieces
    • 5 3/4" x 2 3/4" - 2 pieces
    • 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
  • Designer Series Paper 
    • 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" - 2 pieces
    • 5 1/4" x 2 1/4"
    • 2 1/4" x 2 1/4"
  • Petal Pink
    • 5 1/2" x 2 1/2"
    • 2" x 3" for label

Check out my YouTube video for tips and tricks for making this card.

The front of my card

Holds the easel open

Inside of my card

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Don't forget to go out to the Blog Hop and check out the amazing creations and vote for your favourites!  Hopefully mine will be one of them :)

Your Creativity Awaits

With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial AND $25 in product!  All for only $48 per month shipped directly to you or $44 local pick up.
  • 8 Cards (2 each of 4 different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
  • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
  • Receive $25 in product – you’ll be surprised each month when you open your kit!
After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose!

Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines
  • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)
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Each month, you will need to order and pre-pay for your kit.  You can pay by e-transfer or by Credit Card (Master Card or Visa only).  Payment must be received by the second Sunday of the month. 

December Your Creativity Awaits Kit:  Featuring Fancy Phrases

Shopping with Me!

If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  
You can check out the Annual Catalogue using this PDF link.  
You can also check out the new August to December Mini Catalogue using this link.

The upcoming January to June Mini Catalogue and Sale-a-Bration Brochure is coming!  If you have placed an order with me in 2020, I'll be mailing you both in mid December.  If you would like to receive them, place an order before December 10th and I'll send them to your for FREE!

Please be sure to use the current Host Code GXN42MMN to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you four cards and instructions by mail as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the 4 free cards!  

Happy Stamping!

Supply List for this Project


  1. How elegant is your card Melva! Thanks for being part of my International Blog Highlights this month and all the best with the voting!

    1. Thanks Kylie! It was fun to make! I love challenging myself with new techniques or new fancy folds! Thanks for hosting this each month!

  2. Such a beautiful card and fun fold.

  3. Your card us absolutely gorgeous Melva.


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