Monday, 20 August 2018

Popped Up Flowers

I needed a birthday card this week, so I thought I would pop up some of the elements so it would qualify for the StampTV Monthly Mix challenge - Pop It Up.

I'm not sure this is a great picture! I wanted to show the foiled background but it makes it hard to see the other details.

I foiled the background using gold foil and one of the sheets from the Swirls & Flourishes Foil-Mates. I love the sparkle and shine! I attached this to a card base.

I stamped the sentiment, cut it out with one of the Decorative Label dies and adhered it to the middle of the background. Then I stamped the flowers and leaves and cut them out with the coordinating dies. I coloured them with alcohol markers and popped them up with foam squares.

Using foil makes a quick background and you can make up some extra and have them on hand for a fast and elegant card.

Supplies used:
Gina K. Designs: Rose Peonies Stamp set and coordinating dies
                            Swirls & Flourishes Foil-Mates
                            Decorative Label die set
Therm O Web Gold deco foil
Memento Tuxedo Black ink 
Spectrum Noir: Alcohol markers: DR6, DR3, CR7, CT3, AG4, AG2
                         Ultra Smooth Premium White cardstock
foam squares, adhesive tape from my stash

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Popped Up Shaped Card

I made this card for a couple of challenges: Mod Squad Challenge - Getting in Shape; and StampTV Monthly Mix Challenge - Pop It Up.

To satisfy the requirements for both challenges, I made a shaped card that had popped up elements. I made the shape using the Creative Memories cutting system. I cut out two white shapes and then made the two purple layers a bit bigger. I embossed one of the white shapes with an embossing folder and adhered the white layers onto the purple layers.

I stamped the flowers and leaves and cut them out with the coordinating dies. I attached them onto the top layer using foam squares of different thicknesses to give a variety of pop up dimension.

I scored one inch down from the top of the back layer and attached the front layer to the back. I didn't put a sentiment on the front, so I can use it for any occasion. 

Thanks for having a look!

I used these supplies:
Gina K. Designs: Layered Daisies Stamp set and coordinating dies
                            Lovely Lavender, Wild Lilac, Wild Dandelion, Lucky Clover ink
                            White layering weight cardstock
Creative Memories cutting system
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Foam squares, purple cardstock from my stash