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Splendid Thoughts Fun Fold Cards

Card swaps are a great way to be inspired and get new project ideas and card layouts. In my August 19th Facebook Live, I demonstrated a Fun Fold Card I learned from a swap card created by fellow Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and friend, Renee Kohnke. I love it and think you will too. This fun fold is similar to a Side-Step Card but much easier. Enjoy this Facebook Live Replay, then plan to make a few of this new-to-me Fun Fold Card. Perhaps, it's new to you too. My cards feature the Splendid Day Suite with its gorgeous Specialty Designer Series Paper and stamp set & dies.

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Large Z-Fold card base = 5 1/2" x 8" (not 8 1/2"), scored at 1", 2", 5" on long side
  • Card front panel = 3" x 6", scored at 4 1/4" on long side
  • Basic White inside card = 5 1/4" x 2 3/4"
  • DSP 1 = 5 1/4" x 2 3/4" and 5 1/4" x 3/4"
  • DSP 2 = 4" x 2 3/4"

Stampin' Up! Splendid Day Suite - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Splendid Day Suite - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Splendid Day Suite - Mary Knabe

The following card is very similar to the one above, however, I used the reverse side of each piece of the Splendid Day Designer Series Paper, decorated the card front differently and without a sentiment, and have the front panel left of center.
Stampin' Up! Splendid Day Suite - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Splendid Day Suite - Mary Knabe

Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

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Regal Reindeer Class to Go - Deadline to order is August 30th.

WOW! I am in love with the Regal Reindeer Bundle. I wasn't going to get it until it was suggested to me. Now that I have it, I love creating with it. AND, I want you to enjoy making cards with it too. You'll make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs) with my Regal Reindeer Class to Go. Choose the option that's best for you, then order & pay by August 30th.


Choose the class option that's best for you:

Option 1: Regal Reindeer Class to Go with Bundle = $72.00  Includes Regal Reindeer Stamp Set & Reindeer Dies, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, Priority Shipping.

Option 2: Card Supplies = $28.00  Includes supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, shipping to your home. This option does NOT include Regal Reindeer Bundle needed to complete these cards.

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15  PDF Tutorial includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions and instructions to make 4 different cards featuring the Regal Reindeer Bundle. PDF Tutorial will be sent via email on or before August 30th.

Option 4: Join my Merry Stampers Team and get this and all my Class to Go PDF Tutorials free.

Add Ons: Those purchasing Option 1 or 2 may add on the following Stampin' Up! products at catalog price without additional shipping charges.

  • Black Momento Ink Pad @ $6.00
  • Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow Ink Pads at $8.00 each
  • Stampin' Blends in Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Mossy Meadow, Smoky Slate Soft Sea Foam, and Soft Suede at $9.00 each


Timeline for Regal Reindeer Class to Go:

  • August 30th - Deadline to order & pay.
  • August 31st - Stampin' Up! supplies needed for class kits will be ordered.
  • September 5th - 6th - Class kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • September 7th - Class kits will ship.

To purchase Option 1 or 2, email me for link to order & pay.

To purchase Option 3 PDF Tutorial Only, click on PDF STORE in the red bar at the top of this page. PDF Tutorials are listed in alphabetical order and are available to download immediately upon purchase.

To Join my amazing Merry Stampers team and get this and all my PDF Tutorials free, click here.


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Wishing you a blessed day.

Happy Stamping!


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Kathy Walton

One thing I really like about you and your blogs is that you make learning new folds so easy. You use simple and easy to understand measurements. Not 1/8 or 2/8’s. Thank you from a old lady who never knew how to use those odd numbers.

Teresa Blowers

Splendid day! Beautiful cards!

Mary Knabe

Thanks very much, Theresa.

Mary Knabe

Kathy Walton, thanks for your positive feedback. I appreciate you. I try to make my demonstrations easy to understand so people want to and can make the same or similar projects easily.

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