Friday, 8 August 2014

Pop-Up Box Birthday Card

A friend asked me to make a special card for her mum's 60th birthday, so it was the perfect opportunity to try a pop-up box card. I'd been looking at these for a while on Pinterest and was very intrigued by them. 
They look quite complicated to make, but are actually quite simple. It can get a little bit fiddly arranging all the pop-up elements, but they look stunning when finished. 

I've used the following materials to create this card:
  • Papermania card, eyelet and brads
  • Melissa Frances 'Classic Elegance' papers and pearls
  • X-Cut 3D butterfly punch and Square Parenthesis die
  • Sizzix flower & flourish dies
  • Whispers ink
  • Core'dinations Glitter Silk and colour core card
  • Acetate, vellum and twine from my stash
  • Damask Rose embossing folder from Cardmaking & Papercraft


When I'd finished making the card, I realised there's nowhere to write your message, so I added a vellum pocket to the back and made a tag insert to write on. I think it's actually a nice little touch to this style of card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:



13 comments:

  1. A delightful Pop-up Nicola! The colors are soft and feminine - it will absolutely be a hit with your friend's Mum! The best part for me is your idea about the vellum pocket for eh message! Creative!
    Thank you so much for sharing your darling project & creativity at our house!
    Challenge #83- ATG / optional theme of “Friendship Day”
    ~ginny, DT for 613 Ave Create
    RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

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  2. Your project rocks! Thanks for joining us for the ATG challenge at Crafts Galore Challenge. Good luck and I hope you’ll join us in our next challenge!

    La-Vie B. – Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog DT
    Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

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  3. So beautiful! Thanks for joining at Creative Fingers: Anything Goes with Dilly Beans
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  4. I love the pop up box card, lots of layers, thanks for joining us at the Crafters Cafe this week.

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  5. Hi Nicola,
    i love your Pop-up-Box-Card!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Scrapping4Fun.
    Sandra DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.de/2014/08/challenges-23-something-girly.html?m=1

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  6. Great pop-up birthday card, Nicola. Thanks for sharing it with us at Sister Act. Cathy xx

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  7. Beautiful Pop-Up box card, a lovely gift for your friends mother.
    Love all the layers.
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  8. I am sure your Mum will love her fabulous pop up box card for her special birthday.

    Thanks for sharing with us in our fancy folds challenge

    Lin
    Crafty Cardmakers and More

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  9. Gorgeous pop up box. Thank you for sharing at crafting at the weekend challenge.

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  10. Beautiful card, tastefully executed! Thanks for sharing with us here at 613 Avenue Create. You are featured on our Facebook page today! facebook.com/avenue613
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  11. Lovely pop up card!! Such a great project! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Fingers!

    Mei
    LTC DT
    Creative Fingers DT 
    Friday Sketch DT

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  12. Adorable design - thanks for joining us this time at 4 krafty girlz

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  13. What a sweet card!! Love the cute butterflies and flowers. Thanks for joining us at Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges. :D

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