Blog Hop…Semi Funky Fold Accordion

Welcome to the team-up Blog Hop of Dare 2B Artzy and the Paper Cut!!

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We are super excited to team up together and share some lovely inspiration!

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Fun stamps and awesome pre-cut card bases, make for some awesome cards!!

You should have arrived here from Dare 2B Artzy blog!  If you haven’t and would like to hop along with us, please go back to the Dare 2B Artzy Blog to start at the beginning!

Be sure to follow each blog and leave comments along the way!  We will randomly choose a winner from one of the blogs, so the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!!

Winner will receive a stamp set picked by us!!

Blog Hop will end Sunday, November 25th at 7:00pm Central.

We will then post a winner!!

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This Semi Funky Fold Accordion has a unique fold that is easy to make with our pre-cut and scored cards!  The 2 slits down the middle of the card, along with scores add dimension and create a very fun and unique fold, while still giving you a full inside panel on the inside of the card to write your message on!

I used stamps, dies and pattern paper from Dare 2B Artzy, which was super fun because their dies match both the clear stamp set AND the pattern paper!  So, I didn’t even have to color or decorate the die cut leaves – I just cut them out of the coordinating pattern paper!


The Paper Cut Supplies Used:

Dare 2B Artzy Supplies Used:

  • Give Thanks Clear Set (S13110)
  • Leaf Die Set (D3)
  • Fall Harvest Pattern Paper
    • Autumn Plaid (PP1054)
    • Autumn Leaves (PP1052)

Thanks for stopping by!

Your next stop in the hop is Kendra’s blog!

We hope you are inspired all along the way!

Check out all D2BA’s products here and the Paper Cut products here!

Starting today D2BA is offering 20% off all products! No code needed!

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Sale ends Monday night!

And The Paper Cut is offering 25% OFF SITEWIDE!  Enter Code:  THANKS18

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Happy Hopping!

Sarah

Blog Hop…Twist N Pop Card

Welcome to the team-up Blog Hop of Dare 2B Artzy and the Paper Cut!!

We are super excited to team up together and share some lovely inspiration!

bloghopnov18

Fun stamps and awesome pre-cut card bases, make for some awesome cards!!

You should have arrived here from Dare 2B Artzy blog!  If you haven’t and would like to hop along with us, please go back to the Dare 2B Artzy Blog to start at the beginning!

Be sure to follow each blog and leave comments along the way!  We will randomly choose a winner from one of the blogs, so the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!!

Winner will receive a stamp set picked by us!!

Blog Hop will end Sunday, November 25th at 7:00pm Central.

We will then post a winner!!


This Twist ‘n Pop Kit is a fun interactive card.  The 5 ct kit includes the Steno Card (Wild Cherry is used on this sample), White (or Cream Twist N Pop Insert) and Four Panel Mini Accordian Card to match the Steno Card.  The Twist n Pop Insert is specially scored and die cut so it folds to fit inside the card, with tabs to attach the Mini Accoridian card.  When the card is opened, the Mini Accordian Twist around and opens to reveal four decorated panels!

This cute sample was made using a Penguin Set from Dare 2B Artzy, along with pattern paper to coordinate.

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Shows the Twist N Pop Insert BEFORE the Mini Accordian is attached. Also noted is placement of adhesive to attach to the accordion. Pattern paper was used to decorate the inside of the TNP Insert

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Four Panel Mini Accordian that gets attached to the inside tabs of the Twist N Pop Insert

The Paper Cut Supplies Used:

Dare2BArtzy Supplies Used:

  • Penguin Fun Clear Set (16221)
  • Penguin Die Set (D29)
  • Holiday Bouquet Pattern Paper – Holly & Plaid (PP1056)

Thanks for stopping by!

Your next stop in the hop is Dare 2B Artzy blog!

We hope you are inspired all along the way!

Check out all D2BA’s products here and the Paper Cut products here!

Starting today D2BA is offering 20% off all products! No code needed!

D2BASaleBadge2018

Sale ends Monday night!

Also The Paper Cut is offering 25% OFF SITEWIDE!  Enter Code: THANKS18

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Happy Hopping!

New Oval Z Fold Card

Our new Oval Z Fold Card is available pre-cut or we have the Card Making Die to cut your own. We also have 2 new Stitched Oval Layering Die Sets (#1 and #2). These Sets not not only coordinate with the cards, but also coordinate with each other!

This card is perfect Birthday Card for the guy or gal who likes motorcycles… or maybe has one!

I used stamps from Endless Creations and a Darice Embossing Folder.

The Orange Fizz Card comes in a multi-color variety set of cards.

Other stocks used for layering:

Yupo and Alcohol Ink

How did I get such an amazing sunset???

Yupo cardstock and Alcohol Inks.

Yupo is a synthetic paper, which is actually waterproof and Inks dont soak in. Which makes it a great medium for Alcohol Inks. The inks move freely over the surface, especially if you add Alcohol Ink Blending Solution.

On this sample, I put drops of Alcohol Ink directly in the Yupo, along with some drops of Blending Solution. Using a brush, I made big horizontal strokes across the Yupo to blend and spread the Inks. While it was still wet, I dropped one bigger drop of Blending Solution right in the middle. Because of the properties of the Yupo, the Blending Solution drop reacted with the ink on the paper and moved to give an amazing sunset. I didn’t do anything to create the border around the sun… it just happened from the Blending Solution moving the Alcohol Ink. Pretty cool!!

Papers used:

Alcohol Inks Used:

  • Sunshine Yellow
  • Sunset Orange
  • Terra cotta
  • Red Pepper

Stamps Used: Impression Obsession

  • Elephant Scene
  • Slow Down

This card or a similar one will be in the “Let’s Get Inky” class at our Warehouse Sale in September and the Alcohol Ink class at Stampaway.

New A2 Horizontal Step Card

This new card is available as both a pre-cut card and as a die, so you can cut your own.

I love the pre-cut ones because then I can get right to stamping and creating. I don’t know about you, but for me, some days are better than others…. it could take me all day to make one card OR the creative juices are flowing and I can make a bunch of cards in one sitting. But starting out with the pre-cut ones, lets me get right to it.

This card base is the Cream A-2 Horizontal Step Card. It is similar to our A2 Center Step card, but is horizontal versus vertical, so 5.5 inches wide by 4.25 inches tall.

I like both, it just depends on the stamp(s) that I am using.

Stamps and patterned paper used on this fun beachy sample are from Dare 2B Artzy

Twist ‘n Pop Card Kit

One of our new kits available online under New Products … Twist n Pop Card Kit.

The 5 ct kit includes:

  • White (or Cream) Twist n Pop Insert (specially Die cut, Scored and ready to fold)
  • A2 Steno Cards (choice of colors available)
  • Four Panel Mini Accordian Cards (the color matches the steno Card color. This piece attaches to the Insert and “twists and pops” out at you when the card is opened
  • A2 envelopes
  • Basic Assembly Instructions

Other coordinating Paper Cut products used:

  • White Graduation Cap Card Layers – fit perfectly on the Insert. This way you can Stamp in the inside and have the correct angles for the folds on you inside layers.
  • Squares Layering Die Set (PCDIE021). Scallop and rounded corner layers that fit perfectly on the Mini Accordian.
  • Rick Rack Trim Die Set – used on the card front.
  • Stitched Oval Dies (PCDIE079 and PCDIE101)
  • Cocktail Metallic Cardstock

Other vendor products used: Impression Obsession (stamps, cupcake dies, background stamp)

New Semi-Funky Fold Accordian Card

This is one of our new pre-die cut cards. It’s similar to our original Funky Fold Accordian, but only the front is “funky” , leaving the inside of the card for writing a message on.

These are not available online yet, but am hoping to get them posted soon.

Other Papers Used:

See tuned for more new product samples!!