Friday, January 27, 2023

Sending Love with Karen Burniston's Heart Collage Pop-Up!

 Hello and welcome! Today's card features Karen Burniston's Heart Collage Pop-Up along with a stamp set from Simon Says Stamp called Happy Mail. 

For this card, I started with an A2 size, top fold card using a light weight red cardstock. I used a patterned paper from Doodlebug Designs called Lots of Love. 

I made the Heart Collage mechanism from a heavy weight cardstock from MFT called Fire Coral. 

I stamped the Happy Mail images using Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink and colored them with Copic markers. 

I die cut several hearts from two different scrap patterned papers that I had and used them with the mechanism. 

I had to fussy cut the images from the stamp set (which is something I really detest!) because I didn't have the matching dies, but they came out pretty good. I added them to the mechanism, testing out their position like Karen explains to do in the instructional video on YouTube. Click here to see that step by step video.

For the front of the card, I kept it pretty simple. I found a "post card" style piece from on of the pieces of patterned paper from the pack and added it to the front. I added one of the stamped images to the front. 

I also added a piece for the inside to sign your name or add a message to the recipient using the dies that come with the Katherine Label Pop-Up. Then I added a little stamped image to the bottom of the message area. 

I die cut the "Happy Valentines Day" to the top of the inside of the card, using Karen Burniston's Happy Valentines Day die. 

This is such a versatile die and pretty easy to use! The end result makes a great surprise pop-up card that is sure to make anyone smile! Thank you so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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