Storybook Gnomes Suite Collection by Stampin’ Up! – A Card Duo!

Aug 24, 2022 | Gallery, More Bee Creative Tutorials, More Christmas Cards | 0 comments

Stampin Up Kindest Gnome Funfold Card Duo by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

For my Facebook Live this week, I created two whimsical cards featuring the Kindest Gnomes bundle.  Gnomes are so popular recently and they are just plain cute! Like I said in my Live I never really thought about girl gnomes – I normally think of a Gnome as a bearded gent – but in this bundle there are girls gnomes too – and they are just as sweet as the gents!

Watch the video below to see how I made these cards.  In the video you will be able to see the measurements used for the cards.

The first card uses the dies that are used to create a gnome – no stamping at all – just die cut and you will end up with this cute little fella!  The dies have detail added – texture to the beard and stitching around the hat and shoes – love the extra detail!  This card is a fun fold – it opens up from the top on a shorter panel.

I used Poppy Parade ink for this card – I pulled the color from the cute mushroom Designer Series Paper (DSP) from the Storybook Gnomes DSP Pack.

Stampin Up Kindest Gnome Funfold Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

The next card I made uses the Whimsical Woodland embossing folder – I think it is a perfect compliment to the gnomes.  The mushroom and gnome were cropped right out of the Designer Series Paper – I LOVE when we can do that – it makes for creating a great card really quickly!  There are two sheets in the DSP pack of mushrooms and gnomes –  so you can make a lot of cards just by cropping the DSP!

Stampin Up Kindest Gnome Bundle Warm Wishes Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

This is also a fun fold – I cut a 1 inch strip off of the front panel of the card so that the inside panel would show.  This card went together quickly – and I embellished with the Fine Sparkle Adhesive Backed Gems.  I thought it would be fun to dress up the gnome’s hat – so added a big loopy bow made from White Baker’s Twine.

Stampin Up Kindest Gnome Warm Wishes Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin

Here is the same card layout – with a different color palette –  Poppy Parade card base and the mushroom DSP.  Which is your favorite?

Stampin Up Kindest Gnome Card by Laura Milligan Id Rather Bee Stampin


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