Monday, October 31, 2016

Fairy Friends Birthday Pop-up Card

Today is my little Ellie's first birthday! Since I don't observe halloween I'm glad that October 31st now has a special meaning for me! Ellie is growing up to be a beautiful little girl with a curious and happy disposition; always smiling and exploring. She has brought so much joy into our lives, I am one blessed grammy!

I wanted to make a magical keepsake style card to mark her first birthday. I used lots of Lawn Fawn products to craft this handmade card!

For the cover I kept it simple with just one little fairy! I die cut the label from Small Stitched Envelope, then blended on some Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn Distress ink. Finley's ABCs were die cut from sparkly paper from my stash and Sally's ABCs were white heat-embossed. The label was attached to a colorful piece of wide ribbon to hold the pop-up card closed.

I stamped most of the images with Copic-friendly black ink and colored with Copic markers. The solid images with stamped with colorful ink.
To create the pop-up scene I die cut all the landscape pieces from watercolor paper and added vibrant colors of ink with a mini ink blending tool.

Products used:
Lawn Fawn: Finley's ABCs; Sally's ABCs; Small Stitched Envelope (label); Dotted Rectangle Stackables, Fairy Friends, Scalloped Rectangles, Frosty Fairy Friends, Forest Border, Stitched Mountain Borders, Stitched Hillside Pop-up, Grassy Hillside Borders, Stitched Hillside Borders, Jalapeno Ink, Sugarplum Ink, Noble Fir, Black Licorice, Sugarplum cardstock
Other Supplies:
Ranger- Mini Ink Blending Tool, Distress Inks- Mowed Lawn, Twisted Citron, Shaded Lilac, Wilted Violet, Squeezed Lemonade, Tumbled Glass
Simon Says Stamp - Green Apple ink

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  1. what a delightful card Nancy. And Happy Birthday to your Ellie. They grow so quickly. My little grandson is over 6 months now and growing like a mushroom. Sad for me, he lives right over the far side of Australia.... over a 7 hour plane ride away. Enjoy your little people Nancy

  2. Absolutely adorable, Nancy! LOVE this! ♥

  3. Oh my - what an amazing pop up card, Nancy! So many great details and perfect to celebrate a first birthday for sweet Ellie!!

  4. Thank you so much for sharing this again. Going to give it a try and see if I can make one. I see you live in Orange County. I will be in Garden Grove for the month of April, helping my aunt with some stuff.Thank you again and have a w0nderful day!

    1. If you get a chance while you're in Orange County, try to stop by Stamp Fever in Orange. It's a fun little stamp and craft store! Thanks so much, good luck with the card!

  5. I just had to lift this beautiful card! Thank you for the amazing inspiration!


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