Sunday, April 7, 2024

Funky Folds Blog Hop #2

 Hello stamping friends. Welcome to the Funky Folds Blog Hop. 

We are a new group of like-minded paper crafters who love to make cards with funky folds (fun folds). Funky actually means "modern and stylish in and unconventional or striking way"... so we are featuring cards that are not you usual rectangle/square portait or landscape style. Think 'easel', 'pop-up', 'gatefold', 'z-fold', 'shaped' or '3D' cards. The list is endless. 

All Funky Folds Blog Hops have an 'anything goes' theme using any type of  'funky' card fold. Here today I've made a Pop Up Box Card featuring products from the new Stampin' Up! Unbounded Beauty Suite, that will be coming out in the new 2024 - 2025 Stampin' Up! Catalogue that customers can purchase from on 1st May, 2024.

This is a fantastic card to use up all that DSP that we all have in our stashes. Here I've used the Unbounded Beauty 12" x 12" DSP. This DSP has all the bright and beautiful new In Colors and is so stunning! You start with an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of DSP and once you make all the score lines and folds you have a box that you can fold flat (perfect for posting).

Once the belly band is taken off, gently pull the flaps to either side and the box opens up. You are able to add a piece of cardstock inside the box for you to be able to write your message. You could probably fit a gift card of some sort in there too. Or if you want you can also decorate the inside and have your message panel on the back of the box.

Here I've got the message piece embellished with the same DSP as the outside of the box for a coordinated look. I've left it loose to take out but you could adehere the message panel in with adhesive if you prefered.

When the box is unfolded this is how big it is when it is opened up, and then it folds completely flat when all folded up.

The belly band is made with Summer Splash cardstock and Summer Splash Ribbon. I've die cut a circle using the Stylish Shapes dies and added some ink blending on it using the new Pretty In Pink Ink. The layered die cuts, stamped images and sentiment come from the Flowers in Beauty Bundle and the Unbounded Love Bundle, both from the Unbounded Beauty Suite. I can't love this suite enough! It is that stunning!

If you are wanting to make the Box card, check out the tutorial HERE.

Up next is Lou Kitzelman from Australia. I can't wait to see what she has made for our Funky Folds Blog Hop.

If you love to make cards with creative folds and would like to join in with our monthly Funky Folds Blog Hop, you are welcome to head on over to our community group on Facebook HERE to be part of the fun. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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  1. A great Funky Fold Rochelle, beautifully decorated. Chantell xx

  2. Wow! Rochelle, your Pop-Up Box Card is gorgeous. I love how this card fold really shows off that beautiful DSP ... and the ruffled ribbon edging is simply stunning. Thanks for being part of the Funky Folds Blog Hop. So much inspiration in this post.

  3. Wow, oh wow. An amazing Pop Up Box Card Rochelle. I adore your funky fold and the way you have used the new DSP and other new products. Thank you for the link - I'm eager to give it a go. xxx

  4. oooo another pretty card - thank you for sharing and giving us a link!!!

  5. Rochelle I love this, and boy do I have DSP that needs using up! I think I am going to give these a go and take your suggestion to use as a gift card holder.

  6. Talk about a show stopper and a half! This is gorgeous Rochelle. You had me at ruffled ribbon edging!


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