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3D Double-Sided Pop-Up Card With Tutorial

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Made this awhile back with detailed step-by-step instructions to create this pop-up card. I doubled the fun by adding pop-up elements on both sides of the card. Check out the following pictures to see what I mean! When the card is open it can sit on the wide base, perfect for mantelpiece display.

It's like glueing two separate pop-up cards together and since it's thicker than it usually is, I had to make a card "box" instead of using the regular envelope. If the box is sturdy enough, it can even be mailed as it is. I think it would look very cute.







Directions:

Step 1: Prepare two construction cardstocks size 5 ¼" x 10", score and fold in half.


Step 2: Make two small cuts (about 1" long each) along the folded line (as shown in picture above). Fold inward to form the pop-up base for the card, as illustrated in third picture above. Do the same to the other construction cardstock.




Step 3: Prepare all the cut-out pieces to be used as decorations. These mixed media dies can be cut on different mediums such as (chipboard, foam felt and so on). 




Step 4: Color the foam flowers (if preferred) with Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers.






Step 5: Prepare the patterned paper for the card base, trim paper accordingly to accommodate the 3D pop-up piece. Adhere the patterned papers to the card base and start embellishing the card as desired.
 


Step 6: Connect two finished pop-up cards together with double-sided tapes. 

                                            

                           

Step 7: Decorate the outside of the card with patterned paper.
 

Step 8: Make the envelope box for the 3D pop-up card using the measurement in picture above.  Embellish the box with butterfly shape cut-out and ribbon.
 


Remove the card from the envelope box and a back-to-back pop-up card will be revealed



Supplies List:
- Mixed Media Dies Set (Owl) 
- Mixed Media Dies Set (Leaves)
- Mixed Media Dies Set (Tree)
- Mixed Media Dies Set (Graceful Butterflies)
- Construction cardstock - 9" x 12"
- Spectrum Noir Alcohol Marker (CR9)
- Gemini Machine
- Big Score Board

Others:
- Chipboard
- Felt
- Foam Sheet

Rock On Card With Groovin' 60

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Sharing a card created using Sheena's Groovin' 60's collection stencils and Just For Men collection stamps set. Loving the 60's feel? This collection is for you then. I typically like the shadow's stamp set of the board skater and the birthday sentiments that come with the set. It's so groovy and beautiful. Check out this other project I made with other Groovin' 60's stencil here and another card here using the stamps set, you get what I mean now? It's just too cute to pass on! 

The stencils are great for creating backgrounds for cards, scrapbook layout or even mixed media canvas! I decided to use it as card background by tracing the shape of the stencil's patterns on a watercolor cardstock using Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers and fill in the rest of the traced area with the same markers but using the brush nib this time instead of the fine nib which I used for tracing. Lastly I stamped the board skater image in black over the colored flowers. 



Supplies:

- Just For Men Collection Stamp (Street Wise)


Sheena Create-a-flower with Die'sire Create-a-Card Stairway Die

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
It's here!! This gorgeous stairway dies are on HSN today together with the pop-up card bundle which includes both the circle centre and shutter card dies! Head on over now before it's sold out! Crafter's Companion will be on HSN all day today, check out their schedule here and to see the full list of items that will be on sale and don't miss out on the auto-ship items!

Even the flowers I use for this card will be on HSN too, they are from Sheena's A Rosy Outlook dies and stamps set. And while you are at it, get the foil transfer kit too. LOL. Just look at the sentiment on the card below, don't they look awesome? 



Supplies:
- Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers (Crimson, Kingfisher)
- Crafter's Companion Shimmering Cardstock (Rose Pearl)

Others:
- Pealized Bling

You Fill My Heart With Love Card With Foiling Kit

Friday, May 5, 2017
Wonder what you can do with the Crafter's Companion foiling kit you bought? What type of projects are your favorite when it comes to paper crafting? The two main paper crafting I do are scrapbooking (this is actually what that got me into crafting in the first place) and card making but since it takes longer to scrapbook so I decided to make a card instead today (I should probably get back to scrapbooking soon I hope, pictures of my kids are piling up!).

Here is the card I made using the foiling kit, no heat no mess. Like I mentioned in my previous posts, it's like rub-ons and it works like a charm every time! Of course I had to use my favorite gold and silver cardstocks from the Together Forever collection by Sara Davies (if you don't know by now how much I looove gold and glittery cardstocks). hehe. The thickness of the cardstock is also perfect for dry embossing, it gives you the depth and beautiful texture you can feel on your fingers. Simply love! See end of post for the complete list of supplies.


Supplies:

Always Beautiful Layout with New Products From Crafter's Companion

Monday, May 1, 2017
Welcome back! Curious about what Crafter's Companion products will be on coming HSN show? Check out my project below, today I'm sharing this scrapbook layout created using the new goodies. See the textured background? They are stencils and cutting die from the new line by Sheena Douglass called "Create-a-Flower"! To those of you mixed media lovers out there, the stencils are the must-haves! So is the geometrical cutout background, you can diecut it and use the diecut as a stencil too. 

The pink flowers are from the Perfect Parners line by Shenna called "A Rosy Outlook". It has coordinating dies to complement the stamps set so you don't have to worry about fussy cutting. For more details on the supplies used on this project see end of post and click here if you want to see what's exactly coming to HSN this May 9th.


Supplies:
- Sheena Create-a-flower Stamp Set (A Rosy Outlook)
- Sheena Create-a-flower Die Set (A Rosy Outlook)
- Sheena Create-a-flower Background Die(Geomentric Cut Out)
- Sheena Create-a-flower Stencil (A Floral Note)
- Sheena Create-a-flower Stencil (A Leaf Of Graph Paper)
- Die'sire Border Dies 9pk Set
- Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens (Solar Red, Holly Leaf)
- Crafter's Companion Shimmering Cardstock (Rose Pearl)
- Sara Signature English Country 12x12 Paper Pad

Others:
- Embossing Powder
- Heat Gun
- Enamel Dots (Pink)
- Vellum Paper
- Sentiment Sticker
- Modeling Paste

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