Friday, November 11, 2022

A Pop Up Birthday

 I wanted to make a special 17th Birthday Card for my Godchild, Eden whose birthday is coming up on Saturday.   I decided it was time to get out the Platform Pop Up dies and Platform Pop Up Add On dies that I purchased a few months ago and get a card made!

Lawn Fawn has a wonderful YouTube video with step by step instructions on how to put it together.  It's really easy once you know what piece to put where!

I used a white cardstock for the base and back piece (the Platform Pop Up Add On die sold separately).  You can make a perfectly lovely card with out the back piece - just the base - and that will fit in a regular A2 envelope.  With the back piece on the pop up box, you need a 5 1/2"x5 1/2" envelope.

Here's a view from above where you can see the 3 layers for your scene.  The die includes grass and landscape dies to use on the sections.
Here's a view of it folded to mail.  I added PUSH stamps to the bottom so in case the receiver couldn't figure out what to do with it (?) - they would try pushing up on the bottom - and it really does just POP up!
Here's a view of the back.  I added a birthday sentiment here and panels of DP.  The die sets include the squares and angled piece dies that you use to cut the pieces on the panels.

I'm linking my platform pop up birthday card to:

I have many animals on my card!

Stamps: Backyard Party Stamp and Die Set - Essentials by Ellen Hutson, Ella and Friends - Mama Elephant, Sentiment Suite: Birthday - The Greetery, Simple Strips Birthday - Taylored Expressions, Interactive Labels - MFT.

Paper: White - PTI, DP Ink Drops Dusk and Ink Drops Earth -Craft Consortium, Silver Metallic Paper - Park Lane/JoAnn.

Ink: Versafine Clair Nocturne

Accessories: Platform Pop Up Die, Platform Pop Up Die Add On - Lawn Fawn, Simple Strips - Taylored Expressions, Alphanumeric Tiny Type Upper Case Dies - Tim Holtz/Sizzix, Copics, Acrylic Hearts - Honey Bee Stamps, 1" circle punch, Clear Glitter Wink of Stella.


Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Fabulous pop-up card, Julia! I've not tried them but it sure looks fun! Love all your animals but that bear is the star - so darling with his party hat!!

Loll said...

This is adorable, Julia. I'm sure Eden will love this fun pop-up card. I have looked at cut files from Silhouette America that have the templates for these. I didn't realize that the stamp companies have them too! :) Thanks! xx

Lisa Elton said...

So fun and super cute!

Susan said...

What a wonderful creation! So complex compared to the standard card and you did such a great job on it! The animals are adorable!

Barbara said...

An adorable creation with you executed so well. The many critters and pop-up features and so much fun. I am very glad that you liked up with us at Seize the Birthday Challenge

Bonnie said...

I LOVE how all these fun critters pop up to wish a happy birthday! I have no doubt that your Goddaughter will be delighted!

Christine Alexander said...

This is so cute Julia, love all your pretty DP backgrounds and the critters are adorable ♥

Nancy said...

This is such a sweet personalized pop-up card that anyone would feel special to receive. Thanks for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.

Bonnie Lynn said...

What an adorable card!! Anyone receiving this card couldn't help but smile. Thanks for sharing with us at NBUS. Hope you continue to share your creations. Bonnie GDT