Create a real page Turner! Interactive Open Book Card


Welcome back!

Today, Melanie Muenchinger is on the blog with a card and video that will turn more than just your head! She’s created this beautiful card and shows you how you can make one too!

From Melanie:

This latest Open Book design is so simple to recreate, and doubles or triples your pages to stamp on, thus expanding your greetings, image and technique possibilities for a card your recipient truly will FLIP for! (pardon the pun) I used Fabulous Rose Frame set to decorate the pages because the rose frame fills it so quickly and the different greeting options allow you to put different ones that will make sense on each spread that flows to the next.  Small bold images add pops of color.  You can add more coloring to the line art images if you like, which I will do , but today I mainly just wanted to show how to construct, stamp and anchor the turning page (two ways, so be sure to watch to the end!) Please enjoy!

Check out Melanie’s video HERE:

You can find Melanie’s Open Book stamp set HERE.


Enjoy today’s inspiration and Happy Stamping!


Gina K.




    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    What an awesome idea for a card. Thank you for such a great

  2. Janet E Leffler

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Melanie, This is brilliant, so creative. I really enjoyed this video and your instructions. Thank you for all that you do to hep us be creative. You are a great inspiration.

  3. Melanie Muenchinger

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Thank you! I’m glad it inspired and hope you will try it out and post your results for all to enjoy!

  4. Pam

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    So cute! Thank you for sharing these great ideas!

  5. Joan K

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Clever design! It would be fun to use with cute stamps for kids cards telling a short story to the recipient. Thanks for the inspiration Melanie!

  6. Estelle

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Really enjoyed your video. Learned a new idea with the needle and thread. Thank you for sharing.

  7. Barbara S

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    This is such a adorable way to use the “Open Book” stamp – I love it. As you finished, I was thinking it would present just as nice to just attach the book to a flat (not card folded) piece of cardstock. I don’t have the stamp set, Yet……………

  8. Anela

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    I am happy to see this. I noticed another company has an open book that they had embellished quite a bit, my mind was going because I already have your stamp ! Melanie you are just a great artist . Thank you !
    Angela Rogalski

  9. Kelly Ornelas

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Love this. So unique.

  10. Joan Smith

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Hi Melanie,
    Your cards are so creative and beautiful. Thank you for so many great ideas, I can’t wait to make the “book card” so unique. Joan

  11. hokensonalice

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    What a clever idea. Thank for sharing your talent with us.

  12. Karen L Hetherington

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Thank you for a wonderful and creative card. I love it!

  13. sandra l reeder

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Love this, thanks for the video, now I have to buy these sets, LOL!
    Sending prayers for your friend!!!
    God Bless You,

  14. Jacqueline Bell

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    I live, live the card project. Excellent stamp set for card and other projects.

  15. Peggy May

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Beautiful card. Love the book stamp . Is on my wish list

  16. Theresa Payne

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Wow this blew me away. Have to put this on my wish list along with so many more stamps to go with it.
    Have you thought to gold foil the edges of the pages?

  17. Theresa

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Wow this blew me away. Have to put this on my wish list along with so many more stamps to go with it.
    Have you thought to gold foil the edges of the pages?

  18. Christian Jordan

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    This is a wonderful card! I want to get this stamp set!
    Thanks for sharing!

  19. Marty

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    such a cute idea!!! thanks for sharing!!!

  20. Kristen

    Friday, April 5, 2019

    Such a fun set, cant wait to play!!

  21. Margarita Navarro-Rivera

    Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    Love this idea for a card! Thank you!

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