Tuesday, 17 April 2012

I Spotted a Pop Up

A card I made for my Grandson for him to go back to school after the spring break. As a Jehovah's Witness, I don't send him birthday, xmas cards and the like (he's not a JW) so I do like to make him cards  whenever I can. This is of course a Mo's Digital Pencil Image...and it was so much fun to colour with my Lyra pencils. My G.son is a curly blond, and I just wish I had enough confidence with my colouring to give him a head of curls....still he usually has to have the curls shorn off before going back to school...how I miss them. 

It's another free standing pop-up, and below is how it looks folded for posting,
 this fitted into an C5 envelope. 
I have added a homemade fimo heart charm, decorated with sakura souffle pen,
 and a handmade with love heart charm. 
They are fastened with a brad I decorated myself.
My brads were coloured with acetate pens and then dotted about with sakura pens. My 'ribbon' came tied around a new set of towels. It reminded me of the tape my mother used to write out names on to sew into our clothes for school. Of course my grandson would have no idea of such things...but it appealed to me for a going back to school card. 

It's like to enter this into 
Mo's DP2 Challenge - I see Spots 


dj1952 said...

Linda, you did a great job on this card. I love your image and your coloring. Have a great day. Hugs, dj

Sarah Anderson said...

Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog! This card is gorgeous, beautifully coloured :)

Tracy said...

Hi Linda! I've only made one of these kind of cards, but they really are a fun fold. I think his hair looks wonderful. You did a great job with your pencils. Thanks so much for joining us at Mo's this week!

Elaine L. said...

Wonderful card! I'll have to try one of these! I love your coloring of this cute image, and adding the dots to the brads was a nice touch! So glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge.

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Oh my gosh! This is just too cute. I love love it!

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Absolutely adorable! I admire your colouring skills! And I love the selfmade heart-embellishment!

coops said...

so stunning linda.i love the brillinat design and gorgeous image ;D

xx coops xx

Priyanka said...

Both are just supeeeeeeeerb, what a coloring, what a paper color combination.

Alina said...

oh, Linda, my compliments for your beautiful card, I love it, thanks for the inspiration! and thank you for joining us at Mo's Challenge!
hugs, Alina

craftymum said...

Your card is wonderful Lin. I am sure your grandson will love it

hugs sarah x

Iulia said...

Gorgeous card with such a brilliant design! Your grandson will love it! I simply adore this Mo image and you did a fantastic job with it!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Mo's this week!
Hugs, Iulia

Stacey G.-2 Craf-t-4u said...

You have been a very busy woman Linda! I have been gone quite a while and I have missed all these beautiful projects! All your pop up cards are just stunning! I got to peek at all your other projects too! All very pretty and so creative! I hope to be by more, but life has me pretty busy these days.

Elaine said...

These pop up cards you do are fab Linda well done , great blog you have a lot of skills , your jewellery is gorgeous Hugs Elaine

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