The Stamp Review Crew: Cool Treats Edition

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It’s time for another round of inspiration from The Stamp Review Crew.  If this is your very first visit to one of our hops, we are a group of international Stampin’ Up! demonstrators whose mission is to do a blog hop on the first and third Mondays of each month. Our hops are unique because each of us features the same stamp set. This week we are featuring the adorable Cool Treats stamp set. I am Stop #4 on the hop. You may have just left Stop #3, the always amazing Martha Inchley! After visiting me, you will continue to Stop #5, the ever-so-talented Kelly Kent, who always blows me away with her talent.  Enjoy today’s hop!

Cool Treats Birthday Card

As you can probably tell from the design, this card is a double flap fold card.  I wanted to do something different, and I rarely do fancy folds.  I’m not certain why, because most fancy fold cards are not difficult to create. One can usually find excellent video tutorials, explaining the “how-to’s”.  In the case of a double flap fold card, it is essentially a card base with two flaps, as you can see in the following photos:

Flap one of double flap fold cool treats card

The larger flap was constructed from a piece of Crumb Cake card stock  3-7/8″ wide x 3-3/8″ tall. It was scored at 1/2″ to form a fold which was adhered to the back of the Ice Cream Cones Frosty Treats Specialty Designer Series Paper.  It was covered on both sides with Pool Party Checked Frosty Treats Specialty Designer Series Paper.

Flap two of double flap fold cool treats card

The second Crumb Cake flap,  3″ x 2-7/8″, was once again scored at 1/2″ to form a fold and adhered in the same manner as the first flap. It was covered on both sides with the Pear Pizzazz Polka Dot pattern from the Frosty Treats Specialty Designer Series Paper collection.

Double Flap Fold card showing flaps closed

A Crumb Cake waffle cone, filled with Sweet Sugarplum, Peekaboo Peach, Pear Pizzazz and Pool Party scoops of sherbet, sits atop a Stitched Oval framelit which had been covered with Crumb Cake Waffle Cone Frosty Treats paper.

Close up of glitter and sprinkles

Sprinkles Embellishments adorn the Chocolate Chip colored topping, while Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter adds a frosty sparkle to each scoop.

Inside sentiment of Cool Treats card

A simple Happiest Birthday sentiment graces the inside, framed with Pear Pizzazz colored Tasty Treats Designer Washi Tape.

I hope you enjoyed today’s card made with this adorable set.  Won’t you let me know in your  comment today?  Of course, if you ever have a question about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away.  Now hop along to Stop #5, Kelly Kent!  I guarantee you will not be disappointed with what she has in store for you!  If you get lost along the way, you can find a list of all the hoppers at The Stamp Review Crew.  Until next time…

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20 Comments

  1. All those colors!! I love this card, Ann!

  2. What a fun fold and sugary sweet goodness on every scoop!

  3. Ann, I just love this! Just might have to CASE this beauty in my next class! I have the DSP and always have problems using it in a card design…Too Cool! Hugs.

  4. Chris R. from Iowa

    Love the fun fold! I can almost taste the yummy cool sherbet treats with those cute sprinkles. Love the use of the Dazzling DIamonds to add a cool frosty shimmer to this. Great job as always!

  5. Yum Yum! This card is delish. What a fun fold. Thanks for sharing.

  6. What a fun and yummy card. I LOVE the colors on this card, beautiful!

  7. Wow–what an ice cream cone!!!

  8. So glad you are back on the Crew, Anne. This card is awesome (love a fancy fold). It really suits your ice-cream stack.

  9. How lovely is all of that sparkle! Loving that fun fold Ann, great use of this set. xx

  10. I love the texture on your ice cream! And mimicking the DSP in your focal point was brilliant…so cool!

  11. OMG! I love your cards. The glitter on the ice cream looks so frosty and yummy! Smile BIG! 🙂

    Maty

  12. Love the sugary scoops of rich looking ice cream! No plain Jane vanilla for Ann, I see 😉

  13. WOW and WOW so awesome!! 🙂

  14. Darling . . . love the sequins on top!

  15. Stunning card Ann!!! Love all the glitter on your ice cream. Beautiful touches of texture!! Kelly x

  16. Oh wow, now that’s an ice cream cone!! I love the glimmer on it. And what an amazing fold, too!

  17. Jeena Huntzinger

    I have the Cool Treats stamp set but am now inspired by your wonderfully delicious card! It’s time to ink this set up and play!

  18. “Yummy” card, Ann! I love all the glimmer on those scoops and the fold is super fun!

  19. Delightfully fun! Looks yummy enough to eat:)

  20. Now that’s an ice cream cone! Love the fold and all that glittery goodness!

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