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Inspirations in Ink February 2023- Playing in the Rain Bundle- Fun Fold Card

Today I have a very cute and adorable Playing in the Rain Bundle- Fun Fold Card!

Welcome and thanks for visiting Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts! I am Theresa and I am a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Arizona, USA. Today is the monthly Inspirations in Ink Blog Hop! I am excited to be hopping with some awesome demonstrators from around the world! Be sure to check out everyone’s projects using the Playing in the Rain Bundle. The Playing in the Rain Bundle is in the 2023 Jan-April Mini Catalog. You may order form my Online Store HERE.


  • Mango Melody card stock (cs) card base: 4 1/4″ x 8″ scored as shown on the template below, and 1 1/2″ x 5 1/2″.
  • Basic White cs: 2 3/4″ x 4″, 4″ x 5″ to stamp the 2 foxes and 3″ x 4″ to stamp & punch the sentiment.
  • Balmy Blue cs: two at 1 1/8″ x 4 1/8″.
  • Cajun Craze cs: 2″ x 4″ for the bridge.
  • Flirty Flamingo cs: 2″ x 2 1/2″ for the butterflies & bow on one fox’s hat.
  • Old Olive cs: 2″ x 3″ for the clumps of grass.
  • Soft Suede cs: 2″ x 2″ for the tree stump.
  • Rain or Shine 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper (DSP): flower pattern: 1″ x 5 1/4″: clouds 2 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ and 1 1/8″ x 4 1/8″; two pouring rain pattern at 1″ x 4″ and one pouring rain at 1 1/8″ x 4 1/8″.


  • Playing in the Rain Bundle (stamp set & dies)
  • Cloud Punch
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black & Balmy Blue
  • Stampin’ Blends: Ivory, Flirty Flamingo, Cajun Craze & Balmy Blue
  • Stampin’ Write Markers: Brights Collection: Mango Melody
  • Sponge Dauber
  • Opaque Adhesive-Backed Gems
  • Trimmer
  • Simply Scored® Scoring Tool
  • Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine
  • Bone Folder
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Take Your Pick Tool
  • Wink of Stella Glitter Brush


The Card Base

  1. The template for the Mango Melody cs card base is above.
  2. Burnish the folds with the Bone Folder.
  3. Adhere the matching 1″ x 4″ pouring rain DSP pieces to the 1 1/8″ x 4 1/8″ Balmy Blue cs. Adhere these pieces to the outermost panels on the left and the right.
  4. Adhere the 1 1/8″ x 4 1/8″ pouring rain DSP on the 2nd panel from the left. Adhere the cloud DSP as shown below.
  5. Adhere the flower DSP to the Mango Melody cs strip.

All the Pieces

  1. Stamp the two foxes in Memento Ink. Color with the Stampin’ Blends & Stampin’ Write Markers. Run through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine to die cut them.
  2. Stamp the sentiment “Rainy Days are better with you” onto the end of the 3″ x 4″ Basic White cs in Memento Ink. Punch out with the Cloud Punch.
  3. Use a Sponge Dauber & the Balmy Blue Ink to add a little color to the edge of the cloud.
  4. Apply Wink of Stella to the cloud if desired once the sentiment ink has dried.
  5. Die cut all of the remaining pieces: the butterflies, bow, bridge, tree stump, and 3 of the clumps of grass.

Putting the Card Base Together

  1. Adhere the strip of Mango cs and flower DSP to the left & right side panels of pouring rain by following the photo series above.
  2. Photo 1: Lay the card base flat on the table. Have the left side open & the right side folded. Apply adhesive to the bottom of the two pouring rain panels.
  3. Photo 2: Place the flower panel on and wiggle into place.
  4. Photo 3: Open up the card base.
  5. Photo 4: Stand up view.

Finishing Up

  1. Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the left side of the bridge in place.
  2. Position the two foxes so that their feet are on the bridge. You may need to trim a little off.
  3. Use the Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the fox on the top layer to the pouring rain panel.
  4. Adhere the right side of the bridge.
  5. Add the tree stump and clumps of grass.
  6. Put a bow on one hat. Embellish with an Opaque Adhesive-Backed Gem.
  7. Adhere the butterflies. Embellish with the gems.


Thank you so much for visiting today! Please visit all the blogs in this hop. You will see all the fun and inspiring projects made by the Inspirations In Ink demonstrators. You are currently visiting Theresa McEntee-USA creator of Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts.

Rebecca Nutley – Australia  

Theresa McEntee – USA  

Vicky Wright – Australia

Christy Gridley – USA  

Deirdre Croal – USA

Julie Golding Page – Canada

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Posted in 2023 January-April Mini Catalog, Animals, Designer Series Paper, Gratitude/ Thanks, Sale-a-Bration 2023, Stampin" Blends Alcohol Markers, Summer, Turtle

Kylie & Bruno Bertucci’s Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop-February 2023- Playing in the Rain Thank You Card

Hello! Welcome to the Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Training Blog Hop for February 2023. I’m Theresa with Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts. I am so glad you are joining me today for my Playing in the Rain Thank You card! We are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world. We are taking part in training to help us build a successful Stampin’ Up! business. The thank you notes we create are for our customers who place an order during the month of February. This blog hop is full of ideas and creative inspiration! Be sure to visit everyone’s blog by clicking on the links at the end of my blog.

This super sweet Thank You card is very simple to make. The Playing in the Rain stamp set not only has this cute turtle, but also a bunny & a fox. The Rain or Shine Specialty Designer Series Paper has many fun designs. Several have a shimmer added! All of the Stampin’ Up! products used to create this Playing in the Rain Thank You card can be purchased in my Online Store.


  • Basic White card stock (cs) card base: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ with a score line at 4 1/2″
  • Balmy Blue cs: 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″
  • Basic White cs: 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″
  • Rain or Shine 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) flower pattern: 2 1/4″ x 3 1/4″


  • Playing in the Rain stamp set
  • Pansy Patch stamp set
  • Stylish Shapes Dies
  • Into the Clouds Embossing Folder (FREE with $50 USD purchase during Sale-a-Bration)
  • Ink: Balmy Blue & Memento
  • Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers: Granny Apple Green, Crumb Cake, Pumpkin Pie and Daffodil Delight
  • Stampin’ Write Markers: Mango Melody (Brights Collection)
  • Brushed Brass Butterflies
  • Balmy Blue & White 1/2″ Variegated Ribbon


  1. Use the Stylish Shapes stitched square Die to cut a 2 3/4″ square from the 3 1/4″ square of Basic White cs.
  2. Stamp the turtle in Memento ink. Stamp the group of daisies next to the turtle.
  3. Use the Balmy Blue Ink and the “Thank You” sentiment from the Pansy Patch stamp set. Stamp “Thank You” in the upper left-hand corner.
  4. Stamp the clouds around the turtle in Balmy Blue Ink.
  5. Color the center of the daisies with the Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blend. The petals are colored with the Mango Melody Stampin’ Write Marker.
  6. Color the turtle with the Granny Apple Green and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends. Use the Crumb Cake Blend to add a bit of ground under the turtle.
  7. Color the Brass Butterflies with the Pumpkin Pie Blend.
  8. Emboss the Balmy Blue cs with the Into the Clouds Embossing Folder.
  9. Wrap a 6 1/2″ length of the Balmy Blue & White Ribbon around the embossed Balmy Blue cs.
  10. Tie a bow with the Balmy Blue & White Ribbon and set aside.
  11. Adhere the Balmy Blue cs to the front panel of the Basic White cs card base.
  12. Now adhere the flower pattern of the Rain or Shine DSP to the left side of the card front.
  13. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the stamped Basic White cs stitched square slight to the right of center.
  14. Use a Mini Glue Dot to adhere the bow to the right side.
  15. Add the Pumpkin Pie colored Brushed Brass Butterflies as desired.


Remember to visit everyone’s blog. You will see creative inspiration from Demonstrators around the world! You are currently at Theresa McEntee-Theresa’s Treasures-USA. Enjoy the Hop!

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