Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Soak Up The Sun

Hi Crafty Friends,

Welcome to our August Paper Pros challenge. This month our challenge is hosted by Sandy, and she challenged us all to a Summer Fun theme.

Here is a quick video to see my card in action. 

I had been wondering how I could combine Karen Burniston's Family Room Pop-up die set with MFT Stamps Swimming Pool die as I wanted to use both for this challenge. Someone asked the question on the Karen Burniston Pop-up Peeps Facebook Group as to whether the Family Room Pop-up could be used with a Double Floating Floor Pop-up. As always Karen Burniston gave it a go and came up with a wonderful Halloween card which is where I got the inspiration for this card today. 

I had visions of the swimming pool surrounded by grass and a couch and table (Karen converted her single chair to a table), so I used green patterned paper that resembled grass for the base of the card and also the Double Floating Floor.

To create the double floating floor I used the floating floor from the House & Fence Pop-up die set.

I added the couch/table that I created using the main die from the Family Room Pop-up die set onto the floating floor. I then added palm trees using dies from the Palm Tree Pop-up die set. 

On the lower portion of the card I added the Swimming Pool from MFT Stamps, adding an edge around the pool. I then used the stamps from MFT Stamps Sunshine & Friendship stamp set to decorate my card.

I also added the drink in the coconut from the Drink Up The Sunshine stamp set to some of the animals and also added one to the table.

On the lower portion of the other side of the card which you can see in the overhead view of my card above, I added a sentiment which is stamped & layered using the Crosshatch - Ovals die set.

For the front of the card I repeated a few of the elements I used on the inside of my card to create a scene. I used one of the border dies from the Nature Edges die set to die cut the grass and used the larger palm branches from the Palm Tree Pop-up die set for the palm tree. 

You can see what the other "Paper Pros" created for this challenge on their blogs:

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Wendy Bellino said...

Oh my goodness this is soooooo cute! You created a cozy pop up scene with the seating area by the pool. I want to rearrange my patio now! 😃

Karen Aicken said...

I love this SOOOOO much. Such a fun pool party!!

Judy G said...

What an amazing card. So creative and beyond wonderful craftsmanship. Beautiful!