April 20, 2017
I had fun with the Lawn Fawn Box Card Pop Up Die again today. I love the idea of a surprise inside the card; which is why the outside looks like an underwater scene and the inside has a hidden island.
Front of Card Folded Flat
Back of Card Folded Flat
View of the Other Side
Size: Box Card that folds flat to an A2 size card
Extra Details: I began by die cutting all of the basic pieces for the card base from water color paper. I did not cut any of the stitched rectangles as I planned on decorating the whole card base. I did die cut one stitched hillside and one puffy cloud border to use on the inside of the box. I also die cut “Congrats” from silver glitter paper.
Then I began stamping. Mostly, I used Versa Fine Ink for the stamping. I also used Simon Says Stamp Hybrid Inks for the colored inks. I used clear embossing powder on everything, so I could begin water coloring faster. Most of the images are stamped right on the card base. I stamped the images for the inside of the card on a scrap of water color paper. I did also re stamp one of the mermaids on the scrap of water color paper, after I messed up stamping her on the card base.
I used Crayola Fine Line Markers and a water brush to water color everything. Once everything was dry, I fussy cut out the images for the inside of the card and the mermaid.
Then I assembled the card. Because I decorate the card base itself, the assembly didn’t take that long. I LOVE this card and so does my daughter. She tried talking me into giving it to her now.
Lawn Fawnatics #3: Outstanding Occasions
Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Fintastic Friends, Flamingo Together, Lovable Legends, Mermaid for You, Octopi My Heart, Partly Cloudy, Plan on It, Smart Cookies, So Jelly, and Starry Backdrop
Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Scalloped Box Card Pop Up, Puffy Cloud Borders, and Simple Stitched Hillsides
Essentials by Ellen’s Zipper Panel Die
Ink: Versa Fine
Simon Says Stamp Hybrid Inks in Water Melon, Lemon Zing, and Key Lime
Hope you enjoyed the card!