Category Archives: Designer Series Paper (DSP)

Friday Fun Fold – Book Card

By | April 9, 2021

Hi there I’ve recently seen a few cards made using this fold but haven’t seen them been given a ‘name’ so I’m calling it a Book Card. It uses a standard card base – 10.5cm x 29.7cm and with one extra score line you get this fun card. On the 3rd May the current 2020/2021… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Centre Step Card

By | March 26, 2021

Hi there When I make a fun fold card I like to be able to start with a standard card base so that you can get two of the design from one sheet of A4 cardstock. The Centre Step card fits into this category. Centre step cards require two cuts and four score lines to… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Fold Over Flap Card

By | March 19, 2021

Hi there Today’s fun fold is a style I’ve been wanting to make for ages and just never got round to it. I’ve teamed it up with the Snail Mail Suite from page 55. This suite combines a stamp set, coordinating dies, Designer Series Paper (DSP), twine and embellishments. The card base is Bermuda Bay… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Herringbone Cards

By | March 16, 2021

Hi there Last Friday’s Fun Fold card used the Herringbone Technique for the front panels and today I thought I’d show you how to make this. This technique is a great way to use up your scraps of Designer Series Paper (DSP). I had some off cut strips plus I cut some more. These strips… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Gate Fold Card

By | March 12, 2021

Hi there Here’s another great fun fold that uses a standard sized card base. I like this type of card as it means you can get two cards from an A4 piece of cardstock. The base (Terracotta Tile) is a standard 14.8cm x 21cm. Instead of scoring at 10.5cm for the centre fold I made… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Eclipse Card

By | March 9, 2021

Hi there Today’s technique is one I haven’t done for ages – it’s called the Eclipse Technique. Most Eclipse cards use alphabet dies but you can use other dies and even punches. Here I’ve used the Playful Alphabet Dies which are a great size allowing for longer words. Our old Large Letter Dies only allowed… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Gate Fold – DSP

By | February 26, 2021

Hi there Today’s card style is one that I used for my first ever workshop back in 2012. I haven’t created this card for some time – it’s another great card fold that uses our Designer Series Paper (DSP). As Sale-A-Bration is coming to an end I thought I’d use some of the Flower and… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Easel Card – Country Home

By | February 12, 2021

Hi there I have another version of the Double Easel Card similar to the one I shared here. For that card I started with the base and then built the ‘easel fold’ and attached it to the base. Today’s card starts the other way – I built the ‘easel fold’ then attached a piece of… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Paper Blooms DSP Pendant Fold Card

By | February 5, 2021

Hi there Today’s card is my ‘go to’ fun fold. You start off with a piece of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper then two cuts and one score later and you’ve got a fun fold card. You can see other cards I’ve made in this design here and here. Both links share measurements to… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Easel Card

By | January 22, 2021

Hi there I’ve had fun making Double Easel Fold cards of late – a great way to show our beautiful Designer Series Paper (DSP). For these cards I’ve used the Paper Blooms DSP which is available for you to select as your FREE purchase with every NZD$110 order placed between now and 28 February. The… Read More »

Fun Fold Friday – Sneak Peak – Flower & Fields DSP

By | January 1, 2021

Hi there and Happy New Year 🙂 This afternoon I sat down and managed to make 5 fun fold cards – that’s because I couldn’t decide which pattern paper I liked best from the upcoming Flower & Field Designer Series Paper featured in the January – February Sale-A-Bration brochure. I’ve paired this paper with one… Read More »

2020-2022 In Color DSP – Herringbone Card

By | June 13, 2020

Hi there I’m loving the new In Colors and the 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper. The designs in this pack are really great. I’ve CASED today’s card design from a US demo. She had only used three colours from the paper she used – I’ decided to use all five of the In Colors… Read More »