Today's post is for a very special person in my life, my God Mother and Aunt who is turning 90 on the 17th May. Happy 90th Birthday Aunty Dulcie! This is my first attempt at this Flower Garden Pop-Up Box since my dear friend Pat Carr showed me how to make it at her Stamp Camp this year. I did post a Pop-Up box card here that Odette Kermode made last year, but at that time it was still in it's early stages and Odette wasn't ready to do a tutorial. Since then the instructions have been perfected by another stamping friend Carolyn King who has passed it onto Pat and my other very good friend Jenny Chilton. Jenny has posted a Pop Up box card that she made here. I will show Pat's card in a post soon. The card can be closed and posted in the mail flat.
For my card I stamped the Pleasant Poppies image three times to get enough flowers to fill the box. I left some of the flowers connected together as I cut them out, some are supported with a thin strip of acetate and others are attached in their little groups. I attached the numbers and bee using the acetate also. I coloured the Silver Glimmer with a paint brush and the Basic Grey Re-Inker. I also cut the flaps off at the front for a different look.
Thank's to Lesley and the Design Team this card received the Diva Dynamo Award this week from Dynamic Duos.
I am also entering this card into the Dynamic Duos #52 One Year Anniversary Celebration this week. I was very honoured to be in the first Dynamic Duos Design Team when it started a year ago.
Stamps: S/U's Pleasant Poppies, Nature Walk, Vintage Labels (R), Tiny Tags
Card and Papers: Love Letter DSP (R), Silver Glimmer Card, Whisper White, Very Vanilla, On Board Thin Strong Cardboard, Clear Acetate
Ink: Stazon Black, Poppy Parade, Lucky Limeade, Basic Grey Re-Inker
Finishing Touches: Real Red Satin Ribbon, Linen Thread
Cool Tools: S/U's Trimmer, Scoring Board Tool, Crop-A-Dile, Hat Elastic, Paint Brush, Aqua Painter, Big Shot, Sizzix Timeless Type Junior Alphabet Dies, Papertrey Ink Tags Die, Sponges, Scallop Border Punch, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Sticky Strip, 2 Way Glue Pen
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