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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

POP UP CARDS 4 more samples

Carole has a great challenge this week, pop up cards! I love making pop ups, they always bring such amazement to anyone who opens one up. They can range from simple to time consuming and elaborate. There are many ways to make a shelf, or you can buy pre made shelves to stick in your card. There is also the wire or plastic pop up that has your item spring forth and really pop out at you. I have pulled together some of my pop ups to share.

This is the inside of the card I made for this weeks challenge.
Card made with card stock from DCWV NANA'S Kitchen. Die cut flowers, grass and stems all made with Cricut Plantin Schoolbook, Cricut Accent Essentials and Cricut Walk in my Garden Misc supplies, mirrored butterfly, chunky black glitter, rhinestones, vellum butterfly with seed beads and Bazzil bitty blossoms.

Front of same card.


This is the inside of a card I custom made for a special customer in my Etsy store. I cut the balloons with my Cricut and stamped them, and added tiny strings to some of the balloons.
I made these with my vellum butterflies a while back when I was on a pop up kick!

This is an insanely detailed card, but I love it! I hand stamped the flowers, cut them out, stamped , cut and colored the bee, then covered it in Crystal effects. Like the balloon card I mounted the flowers in 3 layers.
For the front of the card I used an expensive napkin someone gave me as a gift. I found a technique make it into fancy cardstock. I separated the napkin layers, I then placed a piece of saran wrap on top of a sheet of cardstock and placed the napkin on top of that and ironed it until it stuck together. Did I say this was insanely time consuming? I used some of my vellum butterflies and dragonflies. I made 10 of these for the ladies in my card swap!


Well I hope you enjoyed my pop ups. Thanks for looking~Diane

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8 comments:

  1. i love your blog and adore your work! just beautiful. gonna get busy on my pop up card ive never attempted one...fingers crossed i can pull this one out of my hat :) your pop up card with the flowers.. amazing! have a great day! shelly

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  2. All I can say is...WOW! These are all just gorgeous!

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  3. Diane you are the Queen of Crafting:) I LOVE how you layer the pop-ups, so beautiful!!!
    Hugs
    Amber

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  4. Wow, these are fantastic, Diane. Great shout out and wonderful cards. Such detail. '
    Carole DCRU DT

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  5. WoWzers!!! You definitely are the Pop-Up Queen ;)
    I love your cards! They all have such beautiful details to them!
    Stunning!!!

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  6. these cards are just amazing. These cards truly have the WOW factor

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  7. Lovely Balloons.Such a cheerful card. I love pop up cards too. Do drop in to my blog when you have time
    Dr Sonia S V
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  8. Your pop up card are gorgeous and perfect :)

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