Friday, January 20, 2017

JAI #343 Just add pop up or interactive

Hello there and Happy New Year!
At Just Add Ink we are kicking 2017 off with our annual blog hop. This one is going to be a fun one! We want you to Just Add a Pop Up or Interactive element to your project this week.

You may have arrived from Shona Chambers blog or you can start with my blog and hop around to visit the rest of the design team, using the Next button located at the end of mine and the rest of the team's blog posts. Grab a cuppa and sit down for a fun and inspirational browse and please come back and link up your pop up/ interactive projects for us to see! Here's what I came up with - something special for my Miss who turns 12 very soon!

The front.

 Opening up - yes its a twist and pop card!

Fully open.

Some of the panel detail. 

This card proved to be a labour of love. Not so much the twist and pop mechanism but the fiddly masking and embossing detail that I put into it. There are plenty of tutorials for the "twist and pop" card around on the web - the one that I used you can find on Splitcoast Stampers here. As this was going to be my (baby) girls birthday card - it had to, of course, be special - so I clear embossed every layering detail on every ice cream to add some texture and shine. I couldn't add much bulk to the inside, hence the need to mask, but did add a tiny glossed up strawberry and cherry for some extra shiny detail (Fine tip glue pen dried overnight). The big panel of gold glimmer helps too of course ;) A sprinkle of sequins was all that was needed to finish off the front.

Now to continue hopping just click on the next button below. The many fabulous projects from the rest of the Just Add Ink team are waiting there to inspire you! 

Thanks for visiting and don't forget to join us in our first challenge for the year!

Recipe: All SU! unless otherwise noted
Stamps: Cool Treats, Labeler Alphabet
Cardstock: Pool Party, Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz
Ink: Pool Party, Watermelon Wonder, Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Versamark
Accessories: Frozen Treats framelits, Large Number Framelits, Stitched Shapes framelits, Ovals Collection framelits (R), Tasty Treats Specialty DSP, Gold glimmer paper, Clear, gold and white embossing powder, Sprinkles embellishments, Fine tip glue pen, Dimensionals, Tear and tape

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  1. Great minds Kim!!! This style of card works so well with the ice creams - I'm in love with your design!!! Kelly x

  2. Wow, Kim - this sure is one special card! Love all the gorgeous details, and colours, and I'm sure it'll be treasured by Miss E. x

  3. Well this is such a treat, Kim & I'm sure even more spectacular irl with all the embossing & details. Definitely a labour of love for your special girl & I'm sure she'll be thrilled with it.
    Hugs, D

  4. Fantastic Kim! Such a fun design and the details and masking make it such a special card...Miss almost 12 will love it!xx

  5. Looks like the twist and pop card was popular for this hop and your's is just AMAZING!!!! Loving the gorgeous bright colours and all the fabulous details that you put into this card to make it oh, so special! I'm sure your Miss 12-to-be will love such a spectacular card! Rochelle xo

  6. Agree - fantastic Kim. I love the bright and summery colours, a really fun card. Chantell x x

  7. Oh wow, this is amazing! I'm gobsmacked!

  8. A labour of love indeed. It's gorgeous and Miss 12 is going to love it! The colours are bright and fun, a perfect amount of sparkle in that gold glimmer and the sprinkles you've added. Twist and pop is a real wow! xxx

  9. This is totally amazing Kim! Such a stunning mix of colours, shine and sparkle! Your layers of colour and detail is exquisite and am sure Miss 12 will be blown away by this super special card too. xx

  10. Another great twist and pop card on the hop. Such a sweet card.

  11. I must be living under a rock because I've never seen this card-fold before! This is so much fun and so adorable! Love it!


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