Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Popping Up.

 I tried to get this ready to post last  night but the lighting was abysmal. Not much  better this morning and had to resort to using a flash on some photos.  Then I had to dash  off to the hairdressers and  several other errands (well I did also buy a portable sewing machine to use when sewing on cards which I spotted on special offer at a really  ridiculous price ) and Bob's your uncle it is now the evening so better late than never.
Into the second week of the Butterfly Challenge. The last before the Fairies and Elves take over for the month of December. Only one person has tried the Pop Up so I have devised  another version which is a lot more simpler to do for your inspiration this week.

 Card base is patterned cardstock cut to size.  The inside is patterned paper by Tonic Studios 'Cameo Bouquet' and the spotty paper is from Nitwits Digi 'Lavender Collection'. The stamp is by Creative Expressions 'Caroline's Butterfly Dreams' which I have coloured using my promarkers in the Periwinkle, Pear and Peach.  The sentiment is a seperate stamp by Kaisercraft from their Birthday Wishes stamp set.
Now the bit you have been waiting for the mechanism.  I have put a further Tutorial up on the Butterfly Blog on the card shapes page (under the header banner at the top of the page) and called it Version II.
Here is the inside of the card showing a trio of Pippi and Isabella Memory box butterflies.  The sentiment is again by Kaisercraft from the same stamp set.
The card lying flat so that you can see how the butterflies are attached to the box that rises up as the card is opened.  Please check out the tutorial. I have kept it nice and simple.  All seven elements of the wheels used too. Yay! (Practice what you preach).

Entering my card into the following challenges:
Southern Girls # Anything goes.
Colour Crazy #45 Anything goes.
Crafty Catz #483 Anything goes/ Birthdays.
Addicted to Stamps  # 179 Anything goes.
2 Crafty Critter Crazies # Anything goes.
Ally's Angels #28 Anything goes.
Country View Challenges # Hand stamped.
Crafts Galore #69 Anything goes.
Craft Stamper # Anything goes.
Love To Craft #40 Anything goes.

Going to have a play with the sewing machine now. Watch this space!!!

30 comments:

Greta said...

This is so sweet, Mrs A--beautiful!

Sandra H said...

This is so lovely and the light is just perfect love the layout too enjoy your day x

KT Fit Kitty said...

Awesome pop-up, Mrs. A! I have this on my list and I hope I can try it! Love the butterflies!

terrie said...

Well done on this style of pop-up card...pretty paper.
Will keep this on my file to do....tfs

Mrs.B said...

A lovely card Mrs A, love the stamped frame on the front. A great pop up design.
Avril xx

cuilliesocks said...

What a really gorgeous design Valery, beautiful butterflies and papers. I never try anything like this, I just make boring cards lol, anything that involves measuring just defeats me. Have you heard anything from the Pesky Elves yet? Kate x

Chris said...

A beautiful card with a lovely pop up element, it looks gorgeous! So pleased you chose to share with us at Crafty Catz this week, great to have you play along.
xx

Mac Mable said...

Beautiful cards and so feminine and pretty x. I am away for three weeks so I will catch up on my return x..

Kathleen said...

Two super creations and lovely card shapes and images.

Kath x

Viv said...

Really pretty cards Mrs A!

jimlynn said...

Inside and out - gorgeous! LOVE all those pretty butterflies. Makes me think of spring and wish it was here already. Love your card! Thanks for joining us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies too!
Lynn

KandA said...

Fabulous card Mrs A, great design with the butterflies on the pop out section xx

pinky said...

Your cards are always beautiful Valery but you also have the best surprises inside. Love this one. Looking forward to seeing what your sewing machine creates with you!

scrAPpamondo said...

A really lovely and delicate card, inside and outside! Love the popup mechanism with the flying butterflies!

Sheryl said...

Hi Mrs A wow i love your butterfly cards and i also love the different shapes of the cards,well done my friend xx

Donna said...

Oh my gosh, beautiful card and the pop up is fantastic, fabulous inspiration!

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card! Very elegant in lovely colors and a great effect with the popup inside. Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps. Marlies

AlisonC said...

Clever and quite simple as you say. Lovely soft colours. I'm glad I'm inspiring you for a change. x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful card and love the pop-up inside-never really got light at all here today a dark dismal wet day!!!
Carol x

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

I so love a pop up card and this is a great design. Happy creative weekend with hugs, Angela xXx

Donna Ellis said...

What a gorgeous stamp your first card has! Looks so elegant in those softer colors. Glad you found the portable sewing machine. That should be fun! Thanks for sharing your pretty cards, ValeryAnne!

Shelly Schmidt said...

What a wonderfully done card- love your DP and the beautiful butterflies on your 'pop out' feature! Just beautiful! We are cold and wintery here, but will have 10C here tomorrow in the Chicago area! Which will be quite pleasant!

aussie aNNie said...

So pretty and lovely papers..that fold inside is fabulous.xx

Liz McGuire, said...

Love this, very feminine and very pretty, Liz x

Carol L said...

The card is beautiful on the outside with those pastel colors, and what a gorgeous surprise when it's opened! It's wonderful!

craftysahmiam said...

Such a pretty card both inside and out, one the recipient will surely treasure. Thanks for sharing with us at Love To Craft =)

Marjeta said...

Very elegant and stylish. Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Crazy.

Valerija said...

Fantastic card. I love it!
Valerija xx

Monica C. said...

So pretty and I love that fold. The floating butterflies inside are a wonderful touch.
Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.

Teresa said...

Thankyou for joining in the hand stamped challenge at CVC. Good luck and hope to see you again. Teresa DT