Saturday, August 21, 2021

Stamping With Friends Blog Hop Blogger’s Choice - August 2021

Welcome to our Stamping With Friends Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Our theme this month is Blogger's Choice. I hope you will enjoy the variety of projects we have to inspire you. You may have hopped here from Melissa Seplowitz's blog, wasn't her project lovely! Where ever you began, the full link of blogs on this hop are at the end of my post.

This is a fancy fold  I saw on Dena Rekow’s Facebook Live. I’m not sure of the name, but it is a fun and easy card to make. I thought it would be perfect with the Sale-A-Bration Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper, what is especially nice is this DSP is FREE with a $50.00 purchase (I love free, how about you?) In the July - December 2021 Mini Catalog you will find the Penguin Place Bundle which includes the Penguin Builder Punch. Best of all, one of the DSP designs has a penguin you can cut out with the punch. 

I first created this card for a Facebook Live in a private group using the Beauty of Friendship DSP with friends from around the world. The chart of measurements is in Imperial and Metric.

While it isn't hard to make this fold, it's easier to show it than try to write it out step by step. Within the first eight minutes of the video you should have all you need to make one yourself. 

Fresh Freesia is the one of the coordinating colors for the Playful Penguins DSP and a color I love! I fussy cut the Polar Bear and used the Penguin Builder Punch for the "spectators" in my Penguin Olympics games. The competing penguin got quite a bit of speed on the slope.

Too bad their flippers are so short-no applause at these games!

Here is a close up of the focal piece with the sentiment. I slightly modified the sentiment by masking the word Merry on one stamp and the word Birthday on the other stamp. Both stamps are in the stamp set Penguin Place. 

This is truly a fun set to play with and will fit in our medium envelope!

I hope you are finding ideas and inspiration as you hop along with us.

Your next stop Tina Hewitt's blog, to see her fabulous creation just click on the next button. 


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am an Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator in the United States and would be honored to be your demonstrator if you do not already have one. I am happy to help you with orders, online workshops, send you catalogs, or welcome you to my team, Nutsy's Stampers. 



  1. Super cute card! I love a good fun fold!

  2. I love a good fun fold...haven't cut into the penguine DSP yet, but sure am tempted to. Great job!

    1. It’s hard to cut into those cute penguin! Thank you.

  3. Thank you, I’m also fond of fun folds. The penguins are too cute!

  4. Adorable fun fold design. Love the way it showcases this cute paper.