Ready for something new? How about a fun pop-up birthday card?!
The new Stampin’ Up Occasions Catalog has a lot of fun Suites, and if you like bright colors and birthday supplies that are great for kids or masculine cards, then the Party Animal suite is your place to be. I got to play with this fun Balloons Pop Up Thinlit die during the OnStage convention in November and we made this fun card. It does all the cutting and scoring for you, so you get to have the fun of figuring out how to decorate all the little details. Check it out:
Of course, there is the coordinating Balloon Adventures stamp set – though I love that the balloons in this stamp set match the Balloon builder punch! Yay for more options for our punches! And I used some of the Party Animals designer paper for the front patterned paper and wrapped around some of the new 1/8” Emerald Envy taffeta ribbon. It is stiff like some of the past ribbons, but looks great wrapped around cards.
But my favorite piece of all is the little Party Animal embellishments! These super cute little metal party hats and balloons are so stinkin’ cute and easy to add to a project with twine through the loop or a glue dot on the back. (Check out my Occasions Catalog walkthrough video for a card using this balloon with a glue dot).
And of course, the fun surprise inside! Like I mentioned the inside is cut with the Balloon Pop-Up Thinlit die and it scores all the pieces for you, even the middle balloon. Since the Balloon Adventures stamp set is photopolymer so you can cut out your die and then stamp the balloons a little easier since it is clear. Add a few strips of extra designer paper to the sides to add some extra color and you are good to go!
Try out the paper and embellishments for this card from the Product Sampler!
If you like this idea but want to see the paper and ribbons in person, why not give a Product Sampler a try! You’ll get some of the ribbon, the balloon (and hat) embellishment, and patterned paper so you can make a card like this and see what you think!
See what is included and get yours HERE
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