Love tulips and handmade cards? I’ve got ideas for making cards with ‘Flowering Tulips’ by Stampin’ Up! 4 Cards you can make in 20 minutes.
It’s May and that means in Holland, Michigan it is Tulip Time. You might be asking, who cares? Well, I have a fun story to share with you that will answer the question – what does Klompen Stampers mean?
I love to share about my business name, but more so, I love to share ideas for making cards! So, you get both things today! Watch the video to learn where the name Klompen Stampers came from.
I can’t wait to show you how quick and easy these tulip cards are to make and how few supplies you actually need. Plus….ever wonder why my business is called KLOMPEN STAMPERS? In today’s video I explain!
Ideas for Making Cards–Easy Tulip Cards!
Are you ready to see some ideas for making cards that are beautiful? I am all about keeping it simple and helping you learn to love card making as much as I do!
Did you enjoy my little story about “Klompen Stampers”? I hope that you think of me if you ever see Dutch Dancers. Do you like the ideas for card making with these Flowering Tulips? Share your thoughts!
Ready to make these cards? Below you will find all the measurements and supplies needed.
All 4 of the cards use the same supplies and measurements. Cut your card stock and you can make a stack of these in no time.
- Note Cards & Envelopes (front size is 3 1/2″ x 5″
- Basic White layer (to stamp on) – 4 1/2″ x 3″
- Black – 4 5/8″ x 3 1/8″
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Where did the name Klompen Stampers Come From?
As I explained in the video, Klompen Stampers comes from Klompen Dancers. In Holland, Michigan, every year there is a big Tulip Time Festival. During this time, there are hundreds of Klompen Dancers and they are so fun to watch. Here is a video I found online showing the Klompen Stampers, if you’d like to see what it is all about.
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11 thoughts on “Ideas for Making Cards With Flowering Tulips | 4 Quick Greeting Cards”
Love your stamp ideas and videos, but want to comment on klopmen dancers! When I was a little girl, my mom was a klompen stomper/dancer in the Touch of Dutch parade in Demotte, Indiana. I also had wooden shoes and a Dutch dress too when I was little. I remember they would clean the street with brooms before they danced. Precious memories! My parents lived in Demotte their entire lives. There is still a Touch of Dutch parade there, but I don’t know of they still have Klompen dancers. I live in Illinois now. Hope to get back to thenTouch of Dutch parade/festival again sometime and to Holland, MI for Tulip Time! I’ve never been to Tulip Time… not even when I was at Calvin for four years (1986 to 1990)!
What lovely memories! I hope you can get back for the Tulip parade someday; truly something special! Have a stamp happy day!
Very interesting, I loved watching the Klompen Stampers. However I believe the name Bolhuis is Dutch, where does Dave’s name originate? My grandparents were from Friesland.
So glad you enjoyed watching the dancers! Special memories for sure!
Neat video Jackie!
Thanks so much, Karen!
This year, for the first time, my best friend and I went to Holland during the tulip festival. Oh my. What a feast for the eyes! Gorgeous, gorgeous tulips. It was hard to find a favorite. I love your your enthusiasm and your creativity. You inspure me, for simple but wowing cards are my favorites. Being a demonstrator, but not doing the business, I often watch your videos to get ideas for card making as we have a ‘card ministry’. Blessings! Hope you were able to enjoy some tulips!
I’m so glad that you were able to see those gorgeous tulips! Thanks for watching and commenting on the cards too!
From the Klompen Dancers, a teammates suggestion.
With a name like Vanderploeg, I loved your Klompen explanation! I’ve enjoyed Tulip Fests at Pella and Orange City, IA but I’ve never seen the one in Michigan. I’ve been to Holland, MI, though and loved the Dutch heritage.
Your Dutch Friend,
I’m so glad you’ve been able to see some tulip festivals. Yes, Holland, MI is a fun place. Thanks for watching!