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What’s Cookin’? – Dutch Door Fun Fold

My Mom came for an extended visit in May and after two weeks with us, she decided that she was ready to make the move from Arizona to Virginia and live with my husband and me.  I think it was the homecooked food that persuaded her!  She is always asking either “What’s for dinner? or ”What’s Cookin’?….mainly because I cook using my crock pot quite a bit. Truth is, I do not like to cook,  but I LOVE to bake….cookies, brownies, cupcakes….and lots of made from scratch blueberry muffins. I haven’t tried anything with peaches yet….but I think I will need to after making this card:

It might not look like it, but this is a Dutch Door Fun Fold Card…..I CAS’d this card (Copy & Share) from Terri Gaines.  You can see that card here.  I used different paper and I changed up a few measurements slightly, but I loved the way she made the card look like a table with all the cooking essentials sitting on top.

The stamp set that I used is called “What’s Cookin’” and it has a fun set of Cookin’ Dies that coordinates with the stamp set.  The Cookin’ Dies have a few extra dies as well (no coordinating stamps)….a cutting board, a whisk and a spatula, which is a nice added bonus.

I thought it would be fun to combine this card with a little bit of the Sweet as a Peach Stamp Set, so I stamped a few peaches and tucked them into the bowl….perhaps getting ready to make a peach pie?  I think I maybe should have added a few little leaves too….what do you think?  If you are wondering how I got the peaches into the bowl, I used my Paper Snips!.  I made sure I had a mat underneath and just used one side of the scissors to cut a slit.

The stamps are DistINKtive stamps…meaning when you stamp with them, you get the shadows and texture that make the dark and light portions.  You can especially see this on the bowl as there is a darker “stripe” around the bowl, plus shadows on the bowl itself.  

The tablecloth is made by cutting a rectangle from a piece of Designer Series Paper – I used the You’re a Peach Designer Series Paper and then cut on the diagonal to make two triangles.  Such a great idea.  When I was making this card, I thought about using the blue striped paper in this set of papers, but I changed my mind…..and switched up the entire color scheme from blues to peach and brown (or in Stampin’ Up! colors – Calypso Coral and Soft Suede)

If you would like to make this card, these are the supplies that you will need:

  • What’s Cookin’ Bundle (What’s Cookin’ Stamp Set and Cookin’ Dies
  • Sweet as a Peach Bundle (Sweet as a Peach Stamp Set and Peach Dies)
  • Tasteful Textiles Embossing Folder
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”
  • Soft Suede Cardstock
    • Cut 5 1/4” x 4”
    • Cut 10 1/2” x 1 3/4”; Score at 5 1/4”
  • Basic White Cardstock
    • Cut 5” x 3 3/4” (Emboss)
    • Cut 5” x 1 1/2”
    • Scraps for Bowl (2” x 3”), Spoon (1 ½” x 3”), Peaches (2” x 2”) and measuring cups (2” x 2”)
    • Cut 2 ¾” x ¼” (for sentiment) (Notch ends as shown)
  • Ink: Calypso Coral, Soft Suede and Night of Navy
  • Adhesive: Stampin’ Seal or Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Dimensionals, Mini Dimensionals
  • Tools: Paper Trimmer, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine

If you are thinking that there is not much room to write a message on the inside of the card.  You can add an optional piece of 5 1/4” x 4” piece of Basic White Cardstock to the back of the base card like this:

This card would be oh so cute used with other stamp sets too….like maybe the Plentiful Plants Stamp Set – it could look like a garden potting table.  Hmmm might have to try that myself!

If you need a little extra help making this card, please check out my Youtube video – What’s Cookin’ Dutch Door Fun Fold

You can also find the video on my Facebook page here: Pat’s Card Corner  

Happy Stamping!



It’s time to stock up on Designer Series Paper!  Yes, you read that right….Stampin’ Up! is having a Designer Series Paper Sale!  During this promortion, (July 1-Aug 2), you can get a 15% discount on nine select papers in the Annual Catalog.  It is the perfect opportunity to stock up and save on gorgeous Designer Series Paper without breaking the bank!  These are the nine papers that are included in the sale…..only $9.78 each (unless otherwise noted)

  • Beauty of the Earth
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted
  • Hand-Penned
  • In Good Taste ($17.85)
  • In the Wild
  • Pansy Petals
  • Sweet Symmetry
  • Tidings of Christmas
  • You’re a Peach

Is your favorite on the list? I would pick a favorite of mine….but it’s a close tie between three of them – You’re a Peach, Pansy Petals and Hand-Penned!  Print out this handy flyer….You have all month to order so keep it handy!     15% Off Designer Series Paper Flyer


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These are the products used for today’s card.  Click on any item and it will take you to my online Stampin’ Up! store where you can purchase these items or get more information.
Product List

Cookin' Dies



Peach Dies



Stampin' Seal



Paper Trimmer



Paper Snips



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