Sharing the beautiful Sun Prints Designer Series Paper brings me happiness.  And it can be the star of the card.  That is the case for today’s quick, Fun Fold card.


Stampin' Up!, Nature's Prints, Very Best Occasions, Sun Prints, Double Oval Punch, Jackie Beers


The variations in colors of the Sun Prints Designer Series paper is so pretty!  And that is an understatement.  The pack is variations of Blue, gray and white.  This piece is particularly appealing to me and is why I chose it for this card.  Sadly a Sympathy cards was needed and I wanted it to be caring and pretty at the same time.

The DSP is paired with a color I rarely use.  It is the Gray Granite.  This color has a brownish tone to it compared to say Smoky Slate, which has a silvery tone.  And either of these would work with this DSP.  But the Gray Granite is maybe a touch softer so it seems to pull out the softer shades in the paper.


There are two wonderful stamp sets used on this card.  The first is the set for the sentiments.  It is an awesome stamp set named Very Best Occasions and is in the Mini Catalog.  Better yet is that it is paired in a bundle with the Very Best Trio Punch.  The punch was used in a card last week for decoration on the focal layer.  For a quick and beautiful edge to a layer, I highly recommend the punch and these sentiments are a nice mix of different occasions.

The second stamp set is the Nature’s Print stamp set.   To give some beauty to the White part of the card which shows above the sentiment flap, I used one of the floral stamps.  It is stamped in Gray Granite Ink and then stamped off before stamping the White layer.  This gives quite a bit softer shade of color.  But you still get the definition of the stamp.

Card Design

This card qualifies in my book as a Fun Fold.  It is a quick and easy one to do, which is a super bonus.  The card base is 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 and scored on the 8 1/2 side at 4 1/4.  Then you cut off 2″ from the front flap.  Save that piece because it becomes the little flap!  Fold that 2 X 5 1/2 piece in half and burnish the fold.  Then adhere half behind the White piece prior to adding the White inside layer.

The DSP pieces are 1 7/8 X 5 1/8 and 2 3/8 X 1 5/8.  Each of these pieces is layered onto a piece of Basic White that are cut 2 X 5 1/4 and 2 1/2 X 1 3/4.  The inside White layer is cut 4 X 5 1/4.  As a finishing touch, the front sentiment layer, is stamped using Gray Granite Ink.  The Double Oval Punch is used to cut the sentiment and the background scalloped layer.  This is probably my most used punch!  And this may be my card requiring the least number of supplies I have ever made!! 🙂

Here is a look at the open card.



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