Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Summer

Lawn Fawn Platform Pop Up High Five Birthday Card…

Two more cute pop up cards!  The last two for this round of family birthdays! These critters are having a grand time celebrating!  Today is Corrin’s 12th birthday and the other is for Cedryk who will be 10 later this month.  They grow up so fast!

I die cut Happy Birthday in blue and backed it with a white die cut, then added three clouds to the back.  I love how that turned out with the balloons! (I used clouds from a couple companies)

Close up… I stamped, die cut and then colored with Copic Sketch Markers.

Our oldest daughter has a big, nice tramp and the kids have so much fun on it!  We were over there the other day and after they jumped awhile they moved to the slides!  They greased them with dish soap and soon there was a competition happening! So funny!

close up… I did different balloon colors on this one.

I used Doodlebug pattern paper for the pop up and TE cardstock for the grass.

Here’s my phone picture…shows the detail of the giant Happy Birthday better! I know I already said this but the clouds! ❤

 

Thank you for clicking over for the backyard playtime…reminds me of a meme I saw on instagram… we had some good times didn’t we! Bug bites and all!

ttul!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Giant…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Doodlebug My Happy Place 12×12…
[ STR | SBC | ACH ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Lawn Fawn REALLY HIGH FIVE Clear…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Lawn Fawn REALLY HIGH FIVE Die Cuts…
[ SSS | SBC ]
Lawn Fawn SET REALLY HIGH FIVE Clear…
[ SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
[ SBC ]

Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Doodlebug Designs · Interactive · Masculine · Pop up card · Summer

BBQ Platform Pop up Birthday Card…

Hi everyone!  We had a fun holiday weekend with a super muggy 4th!  whoa… super nice days and then boom…super high humidity and high temp.  Definitely know it’s Summer!

One of our son-in-law’s is a great cook!  So I made this card just for him.

I have two more pictures and I’ll post them.  If I had this card still I would retake the pictures because the back sign is blurry…f stop too low! lol I was in a hurry to get to the party! Good thing I’d snapped a phone picture!

 

I colored the stamped and die cut images with Copic Sketch Markers.  Then assembled the card just like the Lawn Fawn Platform Pop up video.  The Boss of the BBQ sentiment is from a discontinued Taylored Expressions set.

 

So fun…now it’s time for lunch!  This card makes me hungry!

One more birthday platform pop up to post, then it’s back to Memory Box cards!

Thank you for stopping by!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Let’s…
[ SBC ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn SET PLATFORM POP-UPS Dies…
[ SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2364 Happy Birthday…
[ STR ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]

Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Masculine · Pop up card · Summer

Lawn Fawn Basketball Birthday Platform Pop Up Card and SALE….

Hi everybody!  I had so much fun making these pop ups!  Inspired by the Lawn Fawn design team!  I’m so happy how this turned out!

I stamped, colored with Copic Sketch Markers and die cut all the images.

Here’s a close up…I die cut the Happy Birthday die in white and black, glued them together a little offset.

A phone picture just because it captures it a little different.

Holler if you have any questions!

Thanks for stopping by and Happy 4th of July!  BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

SALE!

 

What I used to make this card…

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Giant…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Really…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn SET REALLY HIGH FIVE Clear…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – All-Star
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn SET ALL-STAR Clear Stamps…
[ SSS ]
Sunny Studio Stamps – Clear…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sunny Studio TEAM PLAYER Snippets Die…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
[ SBC ]
Lawn Fawn – 8.5 x 11 – Woodgrain…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Masculine · Memory Box · Pop up card · Taylored Expressions

Lawn Fawn Platform Pop Up Birthday Beach Card…

I have a few of these interactive cards to share with you in the next few days.  The kids all have them now.  I forgot to take a picture to show that it fits in an envelope but it does!

I used some Lawn Fawn stamp sets for the images and the sentiment is from Taylored Expressions.

I sure had fun coloring these.  I used Copic Sketch markers and a little white gel pen.

I had to make the sun because I didn’t have a big enough sun die.  I used a Memory Box slimline die and stitch circle die.

I use pattern paper for the interactive platform die cut.  It works better if it’s not a heavyweight cardstock, in my opinion.

I found a yo yo stamp in a Paper Smooches stamp set.  This card is for Henry and he’s quite the yo yo expert!  I love it!

Holler if you have any questions!  My last photo is a phone picture…a little bit different color wise.

Linking to some Card Challenges…

Double D Challenge – Beach Time

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Lawn Fawnatics – Summertime Fun

Thank you Lawn Fawn for featuring my pop up on your blog… HERE

Thank you for stopping by today!  Hope my card made you smile and think about relaxing!  If you were handing outside here this week, you’d get blown away!  lol

ttul,

Here’s what I used to make this card…

(SSS coupon code is 5BUCKS through 8/15)

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – On the…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Life…
[ SBC ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
[ SBC ]
Simple Strips Background
[ TE ]
Simple Strips Die
[ TE ]
All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Interactive · Spellbinders dies

Spellbinders 20th Birthday Celebration and SALE!

Hi everyone! Time to celebrate another birthday!  It’s hard to believe Spellbinders has been around 20 years!  I can remember when they first started in the papercrafting business! Remember the Wizard?  We’ve come a long way! lol

I had the opportunity to post for them today and you know I’m always up for an interactive die design! 

I’m showing my take on the Pick Your Greeting Slider Die set, the Slider Bar Accents die set and the Complimentary Slider Greetings stamp set. They’re all a part of the Birthday Celebrations Collection.

As you pull the tab, the arrow moves up and down the sentiments…

So cute! I think this would be super fun with stickers also for a quick and easy card…last minute…although just die cutting is fast too.

Just looking at these pictures makes me want cake! haha

I put a little white pigment ink on the die and pressed the die cut back in the die to get the letters ‘PULL’ to show up more.

I die cut the white tab frame in white cardstock and used mounting tape strips on three sides and small pieces on the top for the stopper.

On the inside it’s very clean and simple but a GREAT BIRTHDAY message!

And back to the top!  I love easy to make interactive cards.  Super cute sets… check them out at the links below! If you’re like me, you always need more birthday cards! Enjoy the celebration!

p.s. I added a reel with another slider made with stickers on Instagram… go see it HERE and turn up your volume!  ❤   


Spellbinders is having a birthday special right now… $20 OFF your next purchase of $100 and a Bonus $20 OFF Machines! 

Discount applied in the cart…

Spellbinders – The Birthday…
[ SBC | SPL ]
Spellbinders – The Birthday…
[ SBC | SPL ]
Spellbinders – The Birthday…
[ SBC | SPL ]
The Birthday Celebrations Bundle –…
[ SPL ]
S5-502 Spellbinders BE BOLD BLOOMS…
[ SSS ]
Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Foam Strips…
[ STR | SSS ]
Spellbinders – Platinum 6 – Die…
[ SBC | SPL ]
Spellbinders – Quick Trimmer for Foil…
[ SBC | SSS | SSS ]

Avery Elle · cards · Congratulations · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Simon Says Stamp · Spring

Platform Pop Up Hat’s Off To YOU Card…

Hi everyone!  It’s a happy time of year for so many kids! I made several grad congrats cards but this is the only one I took pictures of.

I used the popular Lawn Fawn Platform Pop up die set!  I have made so many of these already!  It’s so fun and easy too!

I used an older Avery Elle stamp and die set for the images and the congrats, graduate strip is from Taylored Expressions. I’ll link to a newer version of the images below.

Super fun images… I didn’t think to get a picture of it flat.  It fit into an A6 envelope.

Because I used Copic Sketch Markers to color, I die cut an extra piece of white cardstock to put on the back of the images to cover up the coloring.  It worked great for the hats because then I could sandwich the acetate strips inbetween the colored hat and the plain hat die cuts.

Here’s the back… I used a two tone 12×12 bo bunny 65# cardstock for the base and the add on backdrop.  The colors are kinda weird in the pictures but they matched much better IRL!

I stamped the sentiments from the set with Ranger Archival Black ink.

Thank you so much for stopping in today! I’m off to make some more flower cards!

 

 

 

 

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC ]
Simon Says Stamps and Dies HATS OFF…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Clear Stamps HATS OFF GRAD…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp HATS OFF GRAD Wafer…
[ SSS ]
Simple Strips Background
[ TE ]
Simple Strips Die
[ TE ]
Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Easel · Flowers · Foiling · Interactive · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Spring · Thinking of You

poppystamps Brilliant Geraniums Flower Set Easel Card…

Hi everyone! I haven’t purchased my red geraniums yet!  I need to get shopping!  Today’s card I brought out the poppystamps Woven Basket Pop Up Easel Set to plant my flowers in!

I die cut and edged all my pieces with Gathered Twigs Distress ink and the mini ink blending tool.

I love this NEW poppystamps Brilliant Geraniums Flower Set! I used an old mouse pad and stylus to do a little flower shaping also.

Here’s a close up of the HELLO from the NEW poppystamps Birthday Wishes Poe Script Hot Foil Plate and Dies set.

I used Gold Hot Foil but I didn’t get a great picture that shows the goldness! lol

I backed the basket and used a strip on the base of a plaid from the Memory Box Woodsy Plaid 6×6 paper pad.

Memory Box Fairy Dewdrops for the flower centers…

Showing how it fits in an envelope.  I will use an A6 size when I mail this.  My flower is up to high for an A2.

It didn’t want to lay completely flat without me holding it down, but it does go completely flat.

I put the flowers together like they’re shown on the front of the package.  I put the easel card together just like it shows on the back of the package!  That helps so much to have pictures!

I’m linking to some Blog Challenges…

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Addicted to Stamps and More – Die Cuts and/or Stencils

Everything is super green here!  I have ferns for the front porch, now I just need a couple red baskets for the back porch.  Let the watering begin!

Do any of you have Boston Ferns?  How do you water them?  Mine are always so full, it’s hard to get water to go in from the top, so I fill up a pail of water, take the fern down and sit the pot in the pail of water and let it soak up.  I’ve had really good luck with that in the past but I wonder if there’s a faster way?!

Thank you for stopping by and I’ll talk to you later!

Here’s what I used to make this Easel card…

Poppystamps – 2521 Brilliant…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – PSF807 Birthday Wishes…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2463 Woven Basket Pop…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – PP1018 Woodsy Plaid 6×6…
[ STR ]
Memory Box WOODSY PLAID 6×6 Paper…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – Christmas Fairy Dewdrops
[ STR | SSS ]
Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
[ SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Spring

My Favorite Things Birdie Brown Sittin’ Pretty and Lawn Fawn Platform Pop Up Card…


Hi everyone! I LOVE cute!  I don’t make it near as much as I used to but I still love cute and coloring! 

This is the NEW Lawn Fawn Platform Pop up die and MFT Birdie Brown Sittin’ Pretty stamp and die set.

They’re small images so fast coloring!  Every girl should have a birdie singing happy birthday to her don’t you think?! 

Tim and I have three granddaughters that turned 17 already this year!  HOW?  Time flies indeed!  Just yesterday they were playing house!

This fits in an A2 size envelope.  If you used taller images, you’d need to use a larger or square envelope.

I used paper from my ancient stash…

The fence is from poppystamps.  Colored with Copic Sketch markers.

Thank you for clicking over! I’ll be back soon with NEW from Memory Box, poppystamps and Birch Press Design!!!  You can see the new at Starlitstudio.net and Simon Says Stamp!

Here’s what I used to make this card…I’m linking the platform pop up but it’s out of stock everywhere. ugh

My Favorite Things SITTIN’ PRETTY…
[ SSS | MFT ]
My Favorite Things SITTIN’ PRETTY…
[ SSS | MFT ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn SET PLATFORM POP-UPS Dies…
[ SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2352 Wavy Long Picket…
[ STR ]
Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
[ SBC | SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SSS | BLIC ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Easel · Interactive · LOVE · Memory Box · Pop up card · Poppystamps · Valentine

poppystamps NEW Whittle Happy Unicorn (horse today) Barn Easel Card…

Hi everyone! It’s freezin season but the sun is shining and it’s warm enough for me in the house! haha

poppystamps came out with this NEW Whittle Happy Unicorn die and I wasn’t in a unicorn mood after I die cut in white I guess. I decided to try an inked Distress Ink unicorn that ended up a horse! lol

Then I remembered the poppystamps Country Barn Pop Up Easel die set and I was off after two other starts!

I had some fun with the Memory Box Heart Streamer Globe die.  It was one of my starts but I decided not to use it this time but then I decided to cut the streamers off and use them on the barn!  Barns always need embellished, right?!

I’m pretty tickled with how it turned out.  I took a bunch of pictures hoping they show what I did.

I made a little stand for the tufts of grass die cuts cut in TE Peapod cardstock and that whole piece with the horse lays down on the inside when you fold it up.

The horse is kinda like a second easel…

A strip of cardstock that I scored at ¼ in, glued the grass and then the horse to the ¼ inch part.

The sentiment, from the poppystamps Whittle Wild Animal Sentiments clear stamp set, is heat embossed on Taylored Expressions Cherry Pop cardstock with Lawn Fawn white embossing powder.

I put the easel together just like it shows on the back of the package.  I have to look every time! lol

It folds flat to fit in the envelope…

I’m not sure who I’ll send this too but hopefully someone that loves horses!

Holler if you have any questions!

Now back to the other two starts and see if they go anywhere!  There’s another new unicorn set with smaller unicorns and rainbows.  Cute!

Thank you for stopping by today! We’re headed toward Valentines Day at a gallop! haha

ttul!

Here’s the products I used to make this card…thank you for using my links to shop.  (SSS code for $5 off – LVEYU842)

Poppystamps – 2370 Whittle Unicorn…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94558 Heart Streamer…
[ STR ]
Poppystamps – 2443 Country Barn Pop…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2342 Little Bit of Turf…
[ STR ]
Poppystamps – CL500 Whittle Wild…
[ STR | SSS ]
New MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC | SSS ]
MINI MISTI PRECISION STAMPER 6×7…
[ SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
[ STR | SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
[ STR ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | TE | ACH ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
[ SBC | BLIC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC | SSS | ACH | BLIC ]

cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Easel · Interactive · Masculine · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Winter

poppystamps Cabin Snowglobe Pop Up Easel Card…

Hi everyone!  I’m so in love with this set!  I copied and made it like the photo on the package! lol  I was making it for card kits so I just copied to skip the design process… Thank you Dave/poppystamps for designing and inspiring our cardmaking! ❤

So much potential though, for beautiful Winter cards!  I know I”ll have to make it again and again with other dies too!  I can see a snowman in the picture, can’t you? a sleigh? laughing all the way… brrrr lol

I have a lot of pictures because my camera does better on an overcast day…or maybe it’s me that does better on an overcast day! haha

On the back of the packaging are pictures of how it goes together.  I’ve made a lot of easel cards but I still have to look to remember how these go together.  Very easy.

I love being able to display cards.  I use mine for decorating the mantel until I have to mail them!

The Warmest Wishes sentiment is from Memory Box Festive Christmas Greetings clear stamp set.  So many good sentiment sets anymore from Memory Box and poppystamps…I love it when I can match the front with the inside!

The easel will lay down flat and then into an A2 envelope!  So nice!  I’m sitting here looking at it wishing I could show you IRL! lol

So festive and beautiful!  I love making for Christmas! I hope you’re inspired!  Have a good week and I’ll talk to you later!

Here’s what I used to make this easel card…

Poppystamps – 2470 Cabin Snowglobe…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94610 Holly Bundle craft…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5273D Festive…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box Clear Stamps FESTIVE…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – SH44003 Woodgrain Paper…
[ STR ]
Sunny Studio Stamps – Embossing…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Memory Box – GP1004 Frosted Glitter Pad
[ STR | SSS ]
A2 Envelopes
[ TE ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe
[ STR ]
Bazzill Foil Cardstock – Gold 12×12
[ STR ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
[ STR ]
The Rabbit Hole Designs COTTONTAIL…
[ SSS ]

 

Birthday · cards · Interactive · My Scrap Chick · Scan and Cut · Summer

My Scrap Chick Beach Box Card…

Hi everyone! Another end of Summer interactive card to share!  I guess I’m loving these box cards.  This file came from My Scrap Chick. com.

I use a Scan and Cut so I have to change the SVG file to work on it.  I follow a video that’s really easy!  I have to watch it every time though because I don’t cut files very often.  Mostly I use it to cut out stamped images if I don’t have matching dies.  Comment or email me if you want a link to the video.

This turned out so cute!  The file is actually called Guy Bird Tubing but I needed it to be a girl!  Simple fix… I cut a narrow strip of cardstock and put it through the holes on the light pink piece and made straps for her bathing suit!

We’re still having some hot days here in Iowa so that lemonade looks so refreshing!

hahahaha  I added some white lines and dots with a white gel pen.

I used some old Bazzil cardstock and some Taylored Expressions cardstock.  Cookie Monster for the bird and Confetti Cake for the box.

It folds flat so easily and slips into an A2 envelope.  The file comes with an envelope you can cut but I resized it way too big!  I was glad to find out it fit in a regular size A2.

Totally charming! lol  This file comes with a short assembly video too… amazing how the gal designed it to fit together seamlessly!

On the back I wrote, “we think you’re beachy keen”! lol

Thank you for stopping by today!

Yesterday was stressful…I had to update the operating system on this computer.  Safari cut me off to where I couldn’t log in to my blog!  Fortunately everything is working ok… I almost panicked because it didn’t look like photoshop elements was going to open but it finally did. whew.  I lost all the mail I had saved in folders in my mail program though.  I guess I was tooooo far behind in updating and it acted like it was a new computer!  So I will just type my name here today because I don’t have the html code saved in an email anymore in my blog folder.  Five years of stuff, gone. boo. I am working on another system for saving stuff!!!

ttul!

Pam

Here’s what I used…

TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Guy Bird Tubing Box Card – My Scrap…
[ MSC ]
Bazzill Foil Cardstock – Silver 12×12
[ STR ]

 

And there’s a great sale at Scrapbook.com! We ALWAYS LOVE free shipping! hehe  Tons of stamps, dies and more!


Birthday · cards · CC Designs · copics · Cottage Cutz · Die Piecing · Interactive · Masculine · MFT · Summer

Cutest Birthday Card of the Year….One of Them Anyway…hahaha

Hi everyone! This box card makes me so happy!  I love it so much!  So fun to color and put together!  Making a card like this is like starting out on a journey and you’re not quite sure where you’ll end up! lol ❤

This card was for one of our grandsons, Cedryk. Not curly blonde hair but just as cute! ❤

Our grandsons found the new show Adventure Agents a year or so ago and boy have they had fun!  When I asked Ced what he wanted for his birthday card this year he told me a boy cutting down trees!  I said, “ok”…told myself not to panic yet… lol  Came home and started looking through the stash and thinking! This is where I ended up and I was thrilled! YAY!  So thankful to have this cardmaking challenge to keep me smiling!

So here’s some more pictures!

I stamped, cut him out by hand and colored with Copic Sketch Markers.

Timber!!!!

from the side… I had to trim down the MFT grass dies to fit.

a little bit more of the perspective/depth…

It folds flat to fit in an envelope!  YAY!

I hope he made you smile… thank you for stopping by my blog!  I love sharing my cards with you!

P.S.  be watching…tonight central time… 11 p.m. (12 a.m. Eastern) is the NEW Simon Says Stamp STAMPtember Release!  I have a card to share on Thursday for the StAMPtember Blog Party… it’s a Christmas card!  So come back and I appreciate it so much when you shop through my links!  THANK YOU!

Here’s what I used that I have links for…

Lumberjack Guys Clear Stamp Set -…
[ CCD ]
My Favorite Things OUTSIDE THE BOX…
[ SSS | MFT ]
My Favorite Things OUTSIDE THE BOX…
[ SSS | MFT ]
Taller Than Trees | Steel Crafting…
[ TCH ]
Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | SSS | BLIC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC ]

 

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Hello Bluebird · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Masculine · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Pop up card · Summer · Video

Hello Bluebird Fishin’ Hole Shadowbox Card…

Meet me at the fishin’ hole!  It’s a beautiful day! lol Here’s the card I made for our grandson Corrin who just turned 12!  He loves to fish with Grandpa!

I saved this idea from Instagram/designs by mommajean when I saw it last year.  So much fun!  I made the video after I gave it to Corrin and he showed me that it looked like the fish were swimming when you bend it back and forth!  ❤

I didn’t have a shadowbox die set that would work for what I wanted to do so I had to make this up as I went.  No instructions, just some Math! lol

Stamps and dies from Hello Bluebird,  Memory Box and Lawn Fawn. I’ll link below.

I stamped, die cut the images and colored with Copic Sketch markers. Since alcohol marker ink saturates through to the back side, I die cut a piece of white cardstock to glue behind the colored images.

Bushes and grass dies in the background from Hello Bluebird…

I took a lot of pictures!

Memory Box dies for the greens and coral in the water…

I used a piece of acetate to cover the opening…

Distress Oxide inks for the blues and sandy shore…

Corrin really liked it and the money in the envelope too! lol

Thank you for stopping by! ttul

Here’s what I used…

Fishin’ Hole Stamp – Hello Bluebird, LLC
[ HLL ]
Fishin’ Hole Die – Hello Bluebird, LLC
[ HLL ]
Pond Builder Die – Hello Bluebird, LLC
[ HLL ]
Memory Box – 94561 Kelp Collage craft…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94562 Bubble Coral…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94563 Deepwater Collage…
[ STR | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | SSS | BLIC ]
Copic BLENDING CARD X-Press It Paper…
[ SSS ]

 

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Memory Box Ocean Collage Interactive Mini Slimline Shadowbox Card…

Hi everyone!  “water you up to?”  A very wet week and now for some sunshine and a water card! YAY!

I had to show you the inside first… I love how it turned out! lol

The front…

It’s like a book style, shadow box, interactive, slim line size, dimensional card!  3 ½ x 6 inches but it’s really a box that you’ll see in my little short video below.  I wish I knew how to keep the resolution so the quality was still here when I upload.  There must be some trick! I’m not ambitious enough to take the time to learn.  I’d rather make cards! You can smash it to mail it… It’ll probably need the 2 oz postage stamp.

I used a bunch of the new dies from Memory Box,  Distress Oxide Ink pads for all the coloring and Taylored Expressions ink blender brushes.  So fun… I like coloring dies this way.  I hope you can see that I added some white pigment ink/Sugar Cube from Taylored Expressions,  down the centers of the front background piece and the inside background piece… like there’s some light glowing in.

I spattered with water.  After it dried I spattered with some white watercolor paint.

I forgot to add some of the new Memory Box Fairy Drop Clear Domed adhesive embellishments!  They would’ve been a really cool!  Check them out HERE!

I got carried away with pictures… I cut out two though! lol

To make this, I added 1 ½  inch to my card base measurement, then scored so I would have  ½ inch for the spine and the ½ inch piece to glue my top panel to and a ½ inch for the side.  You can kinda see the white in the picture above…bottom right corner.  I did have to trim out some of it so the white didn’t show behind the bubbles and curves.  If you made this A2 size, you probably wouldn’t need to do that.

The two inside pieces I made/cut a scant 3 ½ in plus an ⅛ in for both sides so be sure to add a ¼ in to whatever size you make your card.

The top panel is only scored on the left side to glue to the spine.  The right side glues to the top ½ inch of the cardbase.

Sorry, I’m one of those wing it card makers that can figure out stuff as I go.  Hope you can figure it out too!

Linking my card to Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge… Use Dies and/or Punches

Thanks for stopping by today! ❤

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – 94546 End of My Rope Set…
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Memory Box – 94570 School of Fish…
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Memory Box – 94561 Kelp Collage craft…
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Memory Box – 94562 Bubble Coral…
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Memory Box – 94563 Deepwater Collage…
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Poppystamps – CL501 Whittle Sealife…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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TE Blender Brushes
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TE Pastel Blender Brushes
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TE Black & White Blender Brushes
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TE Bitty Blender Brushes
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TE Premium Ink – Mini Ink Pads
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Lawn Fawn Magic Iris Puppy Birthday Card…

Meet Maggie! lol  There’s a new toy poodle at our middle daughter’s house. So I had to make our youngest grandson a cute Magic Iris Maggie card for his 6th birthday in January.  So fun!  Charley loves it!

I used the Memory Box Birdhouse die set for the doghouse because I don’t own the Lawn Fawn birdhouse die.

The dog dish and bone are an old big punch or were they an old Quickutz die…I can’t remember!  I looked through so much stuff to find something that would work! lol

The Lawn Fawn design team is so inspiring!  It’s nice as a card designer/maker not to always have to come up with a new idea!

Here it is closed… pull the arrow tab down and it opens like a camera lens, sorta kinda!  hehe

and a video… it’s bad but gives you an idea of how it works.

Thank you for clicking over again today!  I’ll link the products I used below. ❤

Lawn Fawn – Dies – Magic Iris…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Magic…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Magic…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Magic…
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Poppystamps – 2396 Bird House Pop Up…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Picket…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Grassy…
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My Favorite Things CLOUD Mix-ables…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Happy…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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critters in the ‘burbs | Lawn Fawn
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critters in the ‘burbs – lawn cuts |…
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