My first pop-up box card. Had to make this extra special for my son & his girlfriend. When he called to thank me for the Halloween card, he said he keeps my cards to display during that holiday. Talk about a way to melt a mom's heart!! So Santa & the Elfettes doing the Can Can are backed up by the Rollicking Reindeers and will be making their appearance in Milwaukee for Christmas.
I followed Dina's tutorial for the pop-up box card http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/re.../popupboxcard/ . Stamped some Christmas images on red pp for bg 1, bg 2 is SU holly wheel with added lines for stripes. Stamped, colored and fussy cut images, punched some trees and assembled. Added texture paste for beard and snow and finished it all up with the candy canes. TFL
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015 GMT Views: 1536
Registered: November 7, 2006 Location: Willamette Valley Oregon Posts: 28153
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 @ 9:55 AM
absolutely delightful! And you have inspired me to give this a try. Loved your story, what a sweet son. The pop of bright pink adds a neat contrast to the traditional Christmas colors. Fun, fun, fun, Carla!
as a side, when my oldest son went away to college, he told me he occasionally would peruse my SCS gallery to feel close to me. I treasure that still. We just never know how much our art touches others.
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Registered: January 19, 2014 Location: Central Indiana Posts: 46539
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 @ 10:06 AM
Oh my goodness how super fun this card is with the dancing elves and Santa. I love the pop up box cards and so want to make one. This is brilliantly done for your son. I love that he keeps your cards displayed for the season. What a great son.
Registered: August 21, 2007 Location: Wayland MA Posts: 81111
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 @ 12:42 PM
YOur first venture into the area of pop up box cards will be very hard to top! This is fabulous! How sweet of your son to say that he keeps your cards out for holidays. I guess he's in the will for sure!!
Wonderful elfettes, reindeer, and Santa.
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Registered: October 12, 2007 Location: Arizona Posts: 51687
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 @ 2:46 PM
This is your first pop-up box card? It looks like it was done by a pro. You must do more of these! Your heart must have truly & joyfully melted by your son's comment. That's awesome! This card will surely be a treasured decoration for him to proudly display and say "MY mom made this!" It looks great. Love those high-kicking dancing elves. TFS