International Highlights Blog Hop - July 2022

I'm excited to participate again in Kylie's Monthly International Blog Highlights for July. The theme is "Thank You" and I've created a Diamond Pop Up Fancy Fold featuring the Perfectly Pencilled Designer Series Paper.  I love black and white card with a pop of colour.  You can vote for my card and 4 others!

Fancy fold cards are fun to make and this one is a bit of a wow when you open it!  Wouldn't you love to receive this card?


  1. Cut Basic Black card stock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 2 1/8" and 4 1/4".  Fold on 4 1/4" score line for form card base.  Fold back the flap at 2 1/8".
  2. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to the inside of the card base.
  3. Cut Designer Series Paper 3/4" x 5 1/4" and adhere on the left edge of the Basic White on the inside of the card.
  4. Cut 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper 2" x 5 3/8" and adhere to the 2 front flaps of the card front.
  5. Cut 3 pieces of Basic Black card stock 1 7/8" x 1 7/8"
  6. Cut 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" and colour some flowers using Sweet Sorbet Stampin' Blends
  7. Adhere to 2 pieces of the Basic Black
  8. Cut Basic White card stock 1 3/4" x 1 3/4"
  9. Stamp sentiment using Tuxedo Black Memento ink.
  10. Adhere to Basic Black piece
  11. Adhere the 2 pieces with the Designer Series Paper along the fold line at the top and bottom with the points towards the top
  12. Adhere the sentiment piece in the middle using Dimensionals.
  13. Cut Basic Black card stock 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" and score along the 2 1/2" side at 1/2", 1", 1 1/2" and 2"
  14. Fold on score lines to form a box and adhere together.
  15. Adhere box to inside of the card with long edge tucked against the score line.  Adhere to front flap and back of card. This is the pop up mechanism
  16. Cut Basic Black card stock 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" and cut in half on diagonal
  17. Cut Designer Series Paper 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" and cut in half on diagonal.
  18. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Basic Black card stock
  19. Adhere to pop up mechanism
  20. Cut 6" of ribbon and tie a small bow.
  21. Adhere to card 
  22. Adhere embellishments.

You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store.

Check out my Youtube Video for tips and tricks to make this card. Don't forget to subscribe to my Stamping with Melva YouTube Channel! 

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 February so I would really appreciate you taking the time to Vote for me!!   

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. 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 :)

Shopping with Me!

Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:

Please be sure to use the current Host Code FQZ3EHZE 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 a Thank You card by mail and a FREE tutorial by email 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 Thank You card and tutorial! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 13 Masculine Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store

Here's my card that is included in the tutorial.

Save the Date - July 9th for the my July to December Mini Catalogue and Sale-a-Bration Launch

Join us in your Launch Party Facebook Group on Saturday July 9th for our Mini Catalogue Launch Party!  It's going to be so much fun with demonstrations, games, stamping and of course prizes!  Join our Facebook Group: 

Canadian Residents and non-Stampin' Up! Demos only.

Creativity Abounds Stamp Camp - July 22-23, 2022 - Hues of Happiness

Save the date for the upcoming Stamp Camp featuring Hues of Happiness.  Purchase the Hues of Happiness Product Suite PLUS Silver Metallic Edged Cotton Ribbon and you are automatically registered for the stamp camp.

Cost:  $106.75 (plus shipping and taxes) - use Host Code FQZ3EHZE

You can substitute if you already own this suite!

Your Creativity Awaits

July Kit features Ringed With Nature from the upcoming July to December Mini Catalogue

Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “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.  All for only $60 per month shipped directly to you or $57 local pick up.
Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have.  

  • Featured stamp set
  • 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
  • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)

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!)

  • Shipped: $60 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $57 monthly 
  • Add-on dies $53 and you will get a Level 1 Sale-a-Bration Reward for free - it could be the coordinating Designer Series Paper!

Available to Canadian Residents Only

The July kit features the Stampin' Up!® Ringed With Nature!

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  1. Great fancy-fold card, Melva!! ~ Kim Kroeker

  2. Love the fold and the color combination!

  3. Stunning card - love how you used the DSP. Thanks for the video - I'm going to try this fancy fold.

  4. Love this fun fold and the color combo. I'll try this fun fold ASAP! Thanks.


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