Sunday, February 24, 2013

Pop up envelopes card

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Pretty excited about this card.....big smiles.....all because I did something new for myself this year...yeah...I wanna do a lot of new things this year....for example this is the first time for me to use distress ink hehe! Been wanting to try out this technique for a long time now but never got the "feel" to do so. I just bought the stuff and kept it inside the box and wait for the feeling to play with it to come by me someday. And that feeling came today.... :D I had fun blending the distress ink on the paper using a makeup sponge haha....it was really fun! I didn't buy a blending tool because I thought that perhaps the makeup sponge was good enough for now. 

I also used a wrapping paper for the front design of the card, it's sponsored by Wholeport which I love so much. I think it suits the card really well. Hopefully I can make more ready stock cards of this design :).

The pop up envelopes are the best part of this card for me personally.....because this is also the first time for me to make the paper pop up in the centre like that, from the top till bottom with no cuts at all in between.  I made the envelopes sometime ago using the scoring board.....it was nice to make them....kinda cute cause they are so small in size. When I made them, I didn't have any idea yet what to do with them. I just made them because at the time I just bought a brown paper stock that looked perfect for making envelopes.

You can view how the card pops up at the video below....do check it out :)


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14 comments:

Grace to You said...

I love this card!!! I'm partial to brown, which is one of the reasons, but I also love the mini envelopes inside - so cute to hold little surprise notes!!

I played with distress inks yesterday in a card making class - we used lined art stamps (rubber stamps with some kind of design, rather than a greeting, and where the stamped image is just an outline) and then used a tiny paintbrush dipped in water to pull the ink from the outline into the center, to color in. Looks like watercolor! I'll take some pics and post on my blog soon.

Have fun playing!! :D

Diana Diane Teo said...

I love this card so much. Any idea of giving this as give-away? Hahaha.. Will definitely join to win this =P

chillin with Quillin said...

gorgeous card, ,love the envelopes, and you did great on the inking !!!
Paula

Reusing with Quilling said...

Beautiful card ! What a wonderful idea of pop-up with envelops !

HeNRieTTa JoSe said...

wow...this is amazing...never seen such a card...Kak Lin...you are so creative...blending the design and the colors together...they match each other...it really is great...cant wait for more of your craft...will always support you...

Pritesh Ananth Krishnan said...

OMG! I so wish someone would gift me something so cute Lin! The envelopes are SUPER CUTE!!!!!!!!

Shylaashree said...

It is so beautiful lin and the envelops popup is top class
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Sonia said...

Terrific card my dear^_^
Gorgeous and sweet details^_^
Big hug,
Sonia

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MargeGoh said...

Hi Lin.....I like this card very very much. It is really beautiful. Very neat work too.

Renn Oyong said...

lovely as always!
Ur craft is my inspiration....:)
(renn quilling @ craft)

Ashley Lydia said...

wow these pop up cards are FANTASTIC ! Im so inspired Gorgeous Gorgeous gorgeous, Im new to your blog and definitely following !

Atty Fatty said...

omg !!!! its amazing :)

CC said...

BIG SMILE! I love this card, and you know why!!! Tee hee! It is the most beautiful card!!
Love you!
CC

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