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Monday, 5 March 2018

Twist and Pop Father's Day Card

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends and Visitors

How was your weekend? I hope the weather didn't affect your plans too much. We spent most of the time working on the wedding invitations for our nephew and his fiancee. My husband does all the printing and this time there has been a lot. I did try another recipe from the Jamie Oliver 5 ingredients cookery book. I am pleased to say that worked well.

You know I like to get ahead with my cards and that my father-in-law likes interesting cards. This is what I came up with for him for Father's Day.


The front looks pretty ordinary and a bit small. I used the Sail Boat die from the Stained Glass Collection  by Creative Expressions. I used a sticky sheet and cut it to some blue card then I cut the stained glass die in black and stuck it to the sticky sheet. I cut the die a few more times in different colours and added bits from them to the design. I left some of the sticky sheet exposed and I covered this with Microbeads. 

I saw this style of card on Hochanda on a Bee Crafty show and it caused quite a stir. One of their design team, Lorre-Anne, posted the instructions on her blog. You can see them HERE.  I did change the measurements of the outside of my card. I had made one before and I knew where it could be altered. The mechanism I kept the same.


It does this. Isn't it cool? My Father-in-law is going to love it. The nautical theme is for him. 


The inside lays out like this. 


Being me I added a lot of mats and layers and if I made another one I would cut down on this as it makes the card rather bulky. 

I did enjoy making this card I like a challenge. 


Have a great week. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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27 comments:

  1. Super duper cards Jackie, love that 2nd one will have to take a peep, xxx

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  2. What an amazing card, Jackie! I keep meaning to try the fold you've used for the inside. Thanks for the inspiration. xx

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  3. Wonderful card Jackie, I'm sure your FIL will love it. The fold is fab and I love the stained glass effect front !
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  4. Hi Jackie, love your card, so will your FIL.
    Never done one of these, might have to have a go.
    Thank you for the link.
    Patricia xx

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  5. That card shape is fun, isn't it? I made one a while back but have never got round to doing another - wouldn't they make a lovely way to send small photos?

    Love the stained glass yacht on the front of yours

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  6. Amazing Jackie!! Such a detailed die cut and awesome pop out card that you put together. WOW

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  7. What a fabulous card, love the twist and pop element and the front is fabulous.

    Sylv xx

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  8. Adore your stained glass card Jackie; you are soooooo clever (love the other one too!) :-)

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  9. Fabulous card Jackie. I love the stained glass effect. I've never got round to making this kind of card, it's such a fun design. Cathy x

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  10. Lovely card, love the stained glass x

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  11. Gorgeous card, Jackie. I still haven't tried this style xoxo

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  12. Super card Jackie I love paper piecing but may use your tip of only doing part of it and use micro beads for some of it

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  13. This is fabulous Jackie, I love the card design.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  14. Oh my goodness. I love stained glass and this card is absolutely gorgeous!

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  15. Wow Jackie, this is stunning, fantastic card hun xx

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  16. Fab card Jackie 😁 love the stained glass x

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  17. Wjat a fabulous card. The stainglass front is stunning but once you open it up - oh my. Your FIL will be very pleased with his card.
    Enjoy your week
    Lesley

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  18. Such a fabulous card Jackie. Wonderful image. I love this style. I have so many folded and ready to use but they are just to small on the inside to hold coloured images. I really must try and use them!

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  19. That looks amazing Jackie, I'm sure your father-in-law will love it. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  20. Absolutely brilliant card Jackie! I love the stained glass scene - what a therapeutic stint that must have been - and micro beads, I went bananas over those a while back and have since forgotten all about them - so many thanks for the prompt! And the twist and pop-up inside is brilliant of course. I was on the verge of ordering a die specifically to make the mechanism and dipped out due to the cost as I knew other people made them without a special die. So your snippets card came at just the right time! :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  21. Wow!!! What a fabulous card. The stained glass effect with the micro-beads is fabulous and then you open it up and ...surprise!!!! Such a cool card and I'm sure your father-in-law will love it! x

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  22. Fabby card Jackie, your Father-in-law will love it! The twist & pop cards are on my list of new styles to try this year, thanks for the how to link :) Love & hugs - Debs xxx

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  23. Super card Jackie - all the labour of love that went into it is sure to delight your father in law. Shabneez x

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  24. Love, love, love everything about this wonderful Father's Day card!!

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  25. This is so creative - love that stained glass look! Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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