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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Pop-up Box card for a 90th Birthday

Hi Bloggers

I made this for my father-in-law who will be 90 next month. He always likes the cards that I make especially if they have an unusual shape I think he will like this one it has all his favourite colours.


It is quite a large card I made it from a sheet of A3 card that divided nicely into 10cm sections with 2cm left over for a tab to join the box together. This time I remembered not to score the back panel in half meaning that the background stays upright. 

I did lots of matting and layering. The blue mat I embossed with the Sue Wilson Checkboard PinPoint embossing folder it give it some texture.My father-in-law is partially sighted and he enjoys things that have texture.


This shows the slats that hold the dimensional elements I used a clear acetate to make it look like the stars were floating. 

This is the detail on the front panel. I kept checking to make sure I was putting it in the right place. 


This shows the detail of the die cuts . The stars were made with a dies that came free with a magazine and  the 90th was from an X-cut die set.

Don't forget this type of card will fold flat for posting. 

Thank you for visiting my blog.

Happy crafting

Hugs 

Jackie





10 comments:

  1. OOh wow Jackie this is stunning..I love the red-white-blue theme, your Father-in-Law will be totally thrilled! hugs Carole Z X

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  2. Brilliant box card, love the design x

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  3. Such a special card... I am very impressed! I have never tried to make one of these, they look so complicated, well done!

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  4. great card, do like the pop up projects

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  5. Fabulous project, love the colours and detail

    have a lovely weekend
    Lorna xx

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  6. Wow! this is just brill!!! love the diesign and the colours.... what a jeepsake! Just hopping from dpocrafts - bandbc - Vic X

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  7. Gorgeous, so vibrant! Happy leaphopping! Elaine-xxx-

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  8. Oh wow, this pop-up box looks fantastic. It is sure to attract attention.
    Heike xx

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