Technique Tuesday

It's time for another Technique Tuesday Blog Hop. This month the them is Fancy Folds and I created this pretty Joy Fold Card featuring the Ringed With Nature Bundle from the Stampin' Up! July to December Mini Catalogue.  I love this.  I've paired it with the Rings of Love Designer Series Paper that you can get for FREE during Sale-a-Bration!

This card is so bright and cheery in Poppy Parade and Parakeet Party!  Don't you just love those mushrooms!


  1. Cut Poppy Parade card stock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".  Score at 2 1/8" and 4 1/4".
  2. Fold in half on the 4 1/4" score line.
  3. Fold the front flap back on the 2 1/8" scoreline
  4. Cut Parakeet Party card stock 2" x 5 3/8"
  5. Cut Designer Series Paper 1 7/8" x 5 1/4"
  6. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Parakeet Party card stock
  7. Adhere to the front flap of the card.
  8. Cut out circle using largest Circle Die from Stylish Shapes Dies from Poppy Parade card stock
  9. Cut out circle using 2nd largest circle die from Stylish Shapes Dies from Basic White card stock
  10. Adhere Basic White circle to Poppy Parade circle
  11. Adhere to front flap of card base - make sure only the left side is adhered and the right half of the circle over hangs the flap.
  12. Cut and emboss tree ring using Crumb Cake card stock using Die and Hybrid Embossing Folder.
  13. Adhere to circles
  14. Cut out stem from Parakeet Party card stock using Die
  15. Adhere to tree ring 
  16. Stamp mushrooms using Crumb Cake and Poppy Parade ink on a scrap of Basic White card stock
  17. Cut out using Paper Snips
  18. Adhere to tree ring using Dimensionals.
  19. Wrap twine around palm of hand twice and pinch in the middle. 
  20. Adhere to card base using Glue Dot
  21. Stamp sentiment on a scrap of Basic White card stock using Poppy Parade ink
  22. Cut out using Paper Snips
  23. Adhere to card base using Mini Dimensionals.
  24. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  25. Adhere to the inside of the card base.

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

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August Kit features Perched in a Tree from the July to December Mini Catalogue

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