Saturday, August 1, 2009

Celebrate You Pop-Up Cake



A talented and sweet blogging friend, Nancy Riley over at iSTAMP celebrated a birthday this week. This card was especially created just for her and I hope she likes it! She is always making the coolest things...you have to check out her Cupcake Gift Set!

It is my first attempt at the new Pop-Up Cake XL Bigz Die. I was slightly overwhelmed with putting the pop-up cake together, but the die comes with step-by-step instructions including color photos...and what a great help that is! It's really quite easy to do...and what a WOW effect this pop-up gives, don't you think?

I used the Razzleberry Lemonade Designer Series Paper along with coordinating cardstock in Melon Mambo, Crushed Curry, and Rich Razzleberry. The Party Hearty stamp set is one of my favorite stamps sets, so I used it with the same coorinating ink colors plus Pumpkin Pie. The front panel also shows off our new Melon Mambo Polka Dotted Ribbon....yummy!



Inside the card...POP!









Stamps: Party Hearty
Paper: Melon Mambo, Crushed Curry, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White CS, Razzleberry Lemonade DSP
Ink: Melon Mambo, Crushed Curry, Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Write Markers
Other: Big Shot, Pop-Up Cake XL Bigz Die, 1 3/4" Circle & 3/4" Circle Punches, Ice Circle Rhinestone Brads, Melon Mambo Polka Dotted Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals, Sticky Strip


Make sure to check out the Curtain Call Color Challenge Act 1 while you're here. Thanks for stopping by!

5 comments:

Tara Kieninger said...

I'm sure Nancy will love your gorgeous card!

Nancy Riley said...

YES, YES, YES I love it!!!!!!!!! I received this beauty in the mail late yesterday. What a FUN surprise, Stacey! So very sweet of you! You're way ahead of me, as this is the first pop-up card I've SEEN! FAB-O job, my friend! So very very thoughtful of you ... THANK YOU!!!!

LeAnne said...

Cute! These things give me the fits, I am glad yours is sooooo much better than my first attempt! Great colors--cheerful & happy for Nancy!

Ali Manning said...

Wow Stacey! You did a beautiful job with the card - it's gorgeous!

cpeep said...

I've been working on some improvements to the Sizzix pop up cake, and testing some alternate designs. I have two posts of the series up, with three more to come.

Carol

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