Category Archives: Designer Series Paper (DSP)

Friday Fun Fold – Split Panel Card

By | November 26, 2021

Hi there Today’s fun fold is a card design I first made way back in 2014 and have CASEd it a number of times since for Christmas cards – check out my 2019 version here. For this years design I’ve used the Tidings of Christmas Suite from page 88-89 of the Annual Catalogue. This suite… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Quilting

By | November 16, 2021

Hi there Quilting is normally associated with fabric but we can achieve the same effect with our Designer Series Paper. Today’s card is a CASE from US demo Lisa Henderson. I’ve had this technique on my list for some time and after seeing her card it inspired me to make it too. I’ve used the… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – One Sheet Wonder

By | November 9, 2021

Hi there Last week I shared a project we made at our online event – I now have the next instalment – a ‘one sheet wonder’. A ‘one sheet wonder’ is a technique used to create a number of cards from a sheet of Designer Series Paper (DSP) based on a template. You can also… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Closure Card

By | October 29, 2021

Hi there I have two cards to share today – one landscape and one portrait – featuring the same fun fold to create a Closure Card. I first made this style of card back in January 2019. I CASED it from a card I was given but I think the original design was created by… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Pocket Card

By | October 22, 2021

Hi there Last Friday I shared a Faux Pocket Card and today I have a ‘real’ Pocket Card to share. I’ve used one of my favourite suites from the Annual Catalogue – Pansy Petals Suite. I love this paper and am now on my second pack of paper. This card looks similar to the one… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Faux Pocket Card

By | October 15, 2021

Hi there You may have heard of or made a Pocket Card but have you made a Faux Pocket Card? This was my first attempt at a Faux version and I love how easy it was to create. From this view the card base looks as though it’s a ‘pocket’ but in fact it opens… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Gilded Leafing with Tear and Tape

By | October 12, 2021

Hi there Have you tried our Gilded Leafing on page 143 of the Annual Catalogue? This was a carryover product from the January-June Mini Catalogue and I must admit I haven’t used mine much. Over the next couple of weeks I’ll share some ways you can use it with different types of adhesive. First up… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Bay Window Card

By | October 8, 2021

Hi there I’m back again with another fun fold card that’s new to me – it’s called a Bay Window Card. It uses a half sheet of A4 cardstock and with 5 easy scores you have a fun fold card. This card design has been around for awhile and was so easy to make. It… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Side Flap Card

By | October 1, 2021

Hi there I came across a card idea I’d saved from years ago and decided to recreate it to fit our metric cardstock and current products. The original card used half a sheet of cardstock for the base and the flap. What I wanted for my card was to recreate the ‘flap’ on the side… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Folded Paper Frame

By | September 17, 2021

Hi there One of the good things about sharing fun fold cards with you each week is that I get to revisit and recreate projects that I haven’t done for years. Todays project isn’t a ‘fun fold’ card as such but has a fun fold element to go on your card and is another great… Read More »

Virtual Team Training Event

By | September 12, 2021

Hi there Yesterday we were meant to have had an ‘in person’ team training event but due to Covid we had to ‘pivot’ as they now say. So rather than cancel we went online which meant more people were able to attend. It was a fun day with presentations done via Facebook Live, a game… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Buckle Card

By | September 10, 2021

Hi there It’s been some years since I made a Buckle Card and I’ve managed to recreate it with current products. Previously we used either the Word Window Punch or the Classic Label Punch to create the buckle but I managed to find a die that worked a treat from the Tasteful Labels dies. To… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Angled Fold Card

By | September 3, 2021

Hi there Today’s card came together really quickly – thanks to some pieces already on my crafting desk. I knew the style of fold I wanted to share but hadn’t thought how to ‘dress it’ until I looked on my desk and saw some bits left over from a previous project. As you may know… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Puzzle Card

By | August 31, 2021

Hi there Today I have another way for you to use your Designer Series Paper (DSP) and cardstock to create quick and easy cards. I’ve called this technique the ‘Puzzle Card’ technique. Read on to find out why. For this technique you need 3 pieces of DSP (or a mix as I have here) measuring… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Tower Pinwheel Card

By | August 13, 2021

Hi there There have been a number of Tower Pinwheel cards on social media lately and I finally jumped on the band wagon and made one. As is often the case, card designs are made to fit US cardstock which is wider and shorter than metric cardstock. So after a few trials I managed to… Read More »