Saturday, March 6, 2010

Peace - Pop Up Card

This card is entered in the following challenges:
Lucy's Cards: Challenge 6 - Inspiration.  - My inspiration for this card was created by Mary Jo, you can view it here.
SCS Friday Free 4 All -


I saw this video at Splitcoast Stampers for a Free Standing Pop Up Card and had to try it. I must admit mine was more freestanding the first couple of times I popped it up, but I kept playing, adding a little ,popping up, popping down, well you get the picture so it's not as straight and sturdy as the one my friend and I made together yesterday, of course it was hers and I was showing her how to do it so she took it home, lol. But this will give you a good idea of what you can do, easily, with this card. The first picture above shows it almost fully closed.
When you pull the tag up by the curled ribbon it begins to 'pop' out of the base and appear.
Fully extracted this is the end result a darling card that has popped out and stands freely. Cool huh?
The chipboard pieces are from Me and My Big Ideas, the beautiful flower shown here is from Petaloo, called Mulberry Street
The chipboard bird is from Maya Road, covered in the same cardstock (which was from Costco) and a bead added for the eye.  This is an extremely fun card to make, very simple, the hardest part is trying to decide which paper to have out, which to have in and how you want to decorate it.
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9 comments:

Rita said...

Wow....this is totally awesome. Patti..you did a great job on this. I love it. Just beautiful!!!

Kay said...

This looks like it would take me days to make. Great job. Off to watch how you did this. Love that flower!

Christina said...

Ah! I've made one of these before... They are awesome, and your is just beautiful!

Danni said...

Beautiful and stunning card! Gorgeous!

Vicky said...

Patti this is adorable! I always love your paper choices. The design is great (I'll have to try this). I also love all the details, the ribbon, the chipboard bird and that cute little butterfly!! TFS

Carol said...

I love this... Patti, you've out done yourself. I'll be watching for it in June for my birthday..*Big Grin*

your sister

Jill said...

Your creation is a work of art! Your attention to detail is sooo impressive! Love your blog, BTW!

Lucy Abrams said...

Wow - incredible creation. What a lot of work. Stunning result.

delphinamarie said...

Love it!