The card is quite simple on the outside, featuring a patterned paper from the Woodgrain Whimsy Paper Pad and the cute little house created with the Gnome Place like Home Die-namics plus the following MFT card stocks:
I did a little bit of shading with Copic markers (W7, W5, W3, E53, R27, G46) and adhered the house to a red rubber band (from an old midori), instead of a card stock belly band. That way it’s a lot easier to put back on, once you pull it off.
Before assembling the card, I heat embossed the sentiment, from the same BB Hanging with My Gnomies set, in white on my 5 5/8″ x 4 5/16″ (14,3cm x 11cm) panel of Sour Apple Card Stock. I had previously inked it with Gumdrop Green and Sour Apple Premium Dye Ink.
It was so much fun to stamp, diecut and color all of the stamps, but it sure took a loooong time! Here are the Copic colors that I used:
- Stamped house: W7, W5, W3, B000, E53, E51, E50, R29, R27, R24, G46, Y17, Y15
- Skin for all four gnomes: E000, E11, E21, E04, R20
- Jumping gnome: W7, W5, W3, W1, B06, B04, B02, B01, E57, E37, Y17, Y15
- Girl gnome: YR27, YR68, YR65, YR61, GG07, G05, G03, R29, R27, R24, Y17, Y15
- Gnome with brown beard: E37, E57, E55, E33, G99, G94, R29, R27, R24
- Gnome with flowers: C5, C4, C3, C2, YR27, YR68, YR65, YR61, E57, E37, Y17, Y15,
- White flowers: G43, G40, W3, W1
- Red mushroom: W3, W1, R29, R27, R24+gel pen
- Brown mushrooms: W3, W1, E57, E37
I also added some details with Prismacolor pencils… Speaking of details, here are the measurements of each of the elements:
- Cardbase: 8 3/4″ x 5 5/8″ (22,2cm x 14,3cm)
- Green ground panel: 5 5/8″ x 4 5/16″ (14,3cm x 11cm)
- Pop up panel: 5 5/8” x 2 1/8” – scored at: 3/8” – ¾” – 1 ¾” (14,3cm x 5,4cm scored at 1cm/2cm/4,5cm)
- Grass piece 1: 5 5/8” x ¾” (14,3cm x 2cm)
- Grass piece 2: 5 5/8” x 1” (14,3cm x 2,6cm)
- Pop up strip for gnomes: 1 7/8” x ½” – scored at: 3/8” – 1 1/8” – 1 ½” (4,7cm x 1,3cm scored at: 1cm/2,9cm/3,8cm)
- Patterned paper: 5 5/8” x 4 3/8” (14,3cm x 11,1cm)
Below you can see a side view of the pop up card with all of the paralellograms that I used:
Finally, here’s a little video clip of the card “in action”.
You can watch the step by step tutorial by clicking HERE. Thank you so much for stopping by!
List of MFT supplies used for pop up card
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