Fun Fold Wild About Flowers

Wild About Flowers

Wild About Flowers

This is one of the cards we made at our monthly Club meeting. It is s fun fold card that uses the Envelope Punch Board for the outside. I love fun fold cards because they are always a surprise to the receiver.  It uses a 6 3/4′ x 6 3/4″ piece of cardstock for the outside.  Then you follow the directions on the Punch Board to make a 3.5″ x 4.5″ envelope.  You put the envelope together as you normally would but just don’t fold and crease the top part.  The inside card uses a piece of 3.5″ x 4.5″ cardstock for the background (we used Cajun Craze) and a piece of 3 3/8″ x 4 3/8″ cardstock of the top layer ( we used Very Vanilla).

The stamps were used were Wild About Flowers, Hardwood and And Many More.  We stamped off the Hardwood stamp so it inked a little lighter.  Stamping off is where you ink the stamp and then stamp it on a scrap piece of paper first to get some of the ink off.

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Summer Silhouettes

Summer Silhouettes, A Dozen ThoughtsNo one likes the idea of having to send a sympathy card but sometimes you need to whether you like it or not.  Summer Silhouettes is a great stamp set to use for this kind of card.  I am so happy that this set is carrying over to the new Annual Catalog because it is such a pretty set.  I love the trellis stamp as well as all the two-step stamping flowers.  A two-step stamp is one where you can use two stamps to make it whole.  One stamp might be a stem and the other is the flower.  For this card I used the leaves and the flowers.  I rounded the corners of the card using my Envelope Punch Board. Not only does it make great envelopes, but it can be used as a corner rounder too!  The sentiment is from A Dozen Thoughts.

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Envelope Punch Board Card



I made this fun fold card using the Stampn Up Envelope Punch Board.  I cut a piece of Designer Series Paper called Quatrefancy Specialty Paper 7.5″ x 7.5″ using the 4 x 5 envelope size measurements.    It ends up making a card that is 4.25 x 5.25 which is pretty close to the usual A2 card and fits in one of our regular envelopes.  The Thank You on the outside of the card is from a Photopolymer Stamp Set called Another Thank You.  The inside of the card used the stamp set called Mosaic Madness.  It has a matching Mosaic punch and a matching embossing folder called Modern Mosaic.  The sentiment is from the stamp set called A Dozen Thoughts.

Box Made With Envelope Punch Board


At the December meeting of my stamp club, I showed the ladies a box I had made using the Envelope Punch Board.  We didn’t have time to make one but I told them I would put the directions on my blog for them.  Believe it or not, every single one of my members purchased this and they all love it!

To make this box you use a piece of 8 x 8 card stock or Designer Series Paper and put it into the Envelope Punch Board at the 3 inch mark.  Punch and then score a line.


Turn the paper do it again. I drew lines with a pen so you could see it in the photograph better.DSC01764

Then move the paper so the previous score is lined up with the pointy thingy (how is that for a technical term!) and then punch and score again.




Turn your card stock and repeat these steps until you have gone all the way around.  Your card stock should look like this (without the pen lines).


Then cut each tab at one end so your card stock looks like this.


Then crease your paper at all the score lines using your Bone Folder to make each fold crisp.


Then just fold it into a box shape and tie a pretty ribbon around it.  The finished box is 3.75 wide and 1.25 inches high.


Halloween Happiness Squared


No one says you have to make your cards all the same shape.  The “typical” homemade card is 4.25 x 5.5 but it doesn’t have to be.  I would always make this size because it was the easiest to find an envelope for.  Now, with the new Envelope Punch Board, you can make any size envelope to fit any sized card!  I love it!

The card I made is actually 4.5 x 4.5.  I used the largest square out of the Square Collection Framelits set so it was really easy to cut out.  The Designer Series Paper is 3.5 x 7 and then folded in half and attached to the scalloped square background.  I used the Halloween Happiness stamp from the Holiday Catalog.

That Envelope Punch Board is the best!  Quantities are limited right now so if you want it, you need to order it before they are sold out.

File Folder Card With Envelope Punch Board


Patty Bennett, another Stampin Up demonstrator came up with another idea for the Envelope Punch Board.  I think this “gadget” has to be one of my favorite things that has come out in a while.  It makes great envelopes but also can add fun things to a card.

I made this “file folder” card using the Envelope Punch Board.  Can you see how the two layers look like a file folder?  It was very easy to do.  You just put one edge of the card stock into the Envelope Punch Board and punch it.  Then move the card stock over a couple of inches and punch it again.  Take your Stampin Trimmer and cut off the extra. Then just repeat on the other side of the card stock.

The Designer Series Paper I used for this card is in the Holiday Catalog and is called Winter Frost.  The happy birthday stamp is from Delightful Dozen and the celebrate stamp is from Embellished Events.

Envelope Punch Board Gift Card

Front Of Card

Front Of Card

Yesterday I showed you the gift bag I made using Designer Series Paper.  Today I am showing you a matching card to go with the bag.  Another demonstrator named Jackie Topa did a video showing how to make this gift card using the new Envelope Punch Board.  Here is a picture of the card being opened.

Opening Card

Opening Card

As you open the card the inside insert slides up to reveal your message.  You can put a gift card or money inside.  Isn’t that so clever?

Inside Of Card

Inside Of Card

Here is a picture of the gift bag, card and matching envelope.

Gift Set

Gift Set



Envelope Punch Board

Envelope Punch Board

Introducing Stampin Up’s new Envelope Punch Board!

  • It creates totally customizable envelopes in up to 66 different sizes (not to mention a million different color and pattern options depending on the paper you want to use). Even tried and true envelope sizes will only take you moments to create!
  • It’s super easy to use;  It looks intimidating at first glance, but when you see that all you have to do is measure for the first punch and from there you just turn and score you’ll go crazy (in a good way).
  • It’s small and lightweight; this makes it easy to take it anywhere. It’s super portable and easy to store. It’s small and light enough that you could use it while watching a soccer match, at a park, at a friend’s for craft night-anywhere.
  • It even has a slick scoring tool as well as a punch that lets you create rounded corners on your envelopes.
  • It’s easy to keep it all together; the stylus storage compartment and two punches are designed into the tool so you don’t have a bunch of little pieces to keep track of (even the instructions are printed right on the tool so you won’t lose them!).
  • The price is terrific-especially for a tool that does so much! It is only $19.95!