Welcome to the Pals August, 2018 Blog Hop. We love to cut it out so this month our creations feature our favorite “cuts” using punches, Framelits and Thinlits from the current Stampin’ Up! catalog.

You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

I have made a little bit special card for today’s blog hop.  I normally stick with the basic folds and occasionally do a “Z” fold.  But today I have made a Double Easel Fold.  It is really quick and only takes a little more card stock than a simple card requires.


Blended Seasons Bundle, 149894


I LOVE the bright colors and especially the Die Cut layers from the Blended Seasons Bundle.  The holly , sentiment, bow, extra leaves, and layers are all included in the bundle!  There are also Fall leaves and a summer like flower.  Can you see the endless possibilities here?

I CASED this card from fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Patty Bennett.  You can see her video tutorial HERE.  I have included basic instructions at the bottom of the post.

And here is a picture to showcase the Double Easel.

The card stands up beautifully, so it would be great for someone to easily display.  This is a simple but WOW type card.  I Love those kind.  I hope you will give it a try.  I have included the measurements below.  A wonderful part of this card is the beautiful Designer Series Paper “Under The Mistletoe” from the Annual Catalog.  I used one sheet of paper and just flipped the front piece for a different look.  The best part…..you can get the needed pieces for three cards, with a bit left over, from one sheet of the DSP!!


  • Card base is 4 1/4 X 11, scored and folded at 5 1/2
  • Second layer base is 4 X 10 1/4, scored at 2 1/2 and 5. Mountain/Valley fold this piece and attach the larger section to the card base.  It should fit as a regular layer would.
  • DSP = 3 3/4 X 5,  3 3/4 X 2 1/4, 3 3/4 X 2 1/4 (The same size are for the two small sections.  You can flip the DSP for the coordination you like best if you are using both sides of your DSP.
  • Decorate the front as you wish.


Thank you for visiting my blog today and I hope you will continue hopping along with us.  I appreciate and love to read your comments, so please leave one.  And please contact me if you have any questions.

Now it’s time to use the Blog Hop Line-up below to see what the rest of my Pals have created to inspire you.. Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations.

Mark your calendars for September 12, 2018  for the next Pals Blog Hop. We’ll inspire you with projects for the upcoming holidays and seasons including Autumn, Winter, Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas. Don’t miss the fun.

Blog Hop  Line-up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Sara Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  3. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  4. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  5. Terri George at Stamp Me Crafty
  6. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  7. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  8. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  9. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  10. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  11. Denise at The Mountain Magpie
  12. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  13. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  14. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  15. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  16. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin
  17. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  18. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  19. Lisa Milligan at Stamp Create Share
  20. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’