Hi Crafty Friends,
Welcome to our Karen Burniston - KB Riley LLC July Release Blog Hop. The Design Team have come together with Karen today for a fun blog hop to celebrate the release of 16 new dies. The Design Team are all excited that sneak peeks for the new release starts today.
This release includes:
- 4 interactive die sets -
- A new addition to our popular Surprise Ball Pop-up die set, a smaller version called the Bitty Ball Pop-up.
- Two generic pop-up die sets - Flip Frame Pop-up and Pop 'n Swap Pop-up
- Purse Pop-up die set which can be used as a purse or a suitcase
- Add-on die sets for the Surprise Ball Pop-up and Bitty Ball Pop-up die sets to help you create lots of un animals - Animal Add-on 1 and Animal Add-on 2.
- A new Pattern Plate - Fronds
- Three new charm sets - Dolled Up Charms; Backyard Charms and Fast Food Charms
- Three new word sets - Go Wild; With Sympathy & Word Set 12 - Anniversary
- Two new character die sets - Safari Animals and Gnome & Santa
- Landscape Scene die set
Pre-orders are available now on the website. Shipping of pre-orders starts the week of August 3rd in the order received.
To celebrate the release Karen Burniston and each of the Karen Burniston - KB Riley LLC Design Team members will be giving away a $25 Gift Certificate to some lucky person who comments on our blog posts, so make sure you join the hop and comment on everyone's blog post. Winners will be randomly chosen from ALL of the blog hop comments received on our blog posts by Monday, July 27th 2020. Lots of chances to win some goodies, so just leave a comment on this post or any other blog hop posts to enter!
Late last year, Karen released the Surprise Ball Pop-up die set. I have been having so much fun with that die set as have many of the peeps over on Facebook, animals and other characters seem to be very popular using this die. This time around Karen has released three new sets which can coordinate with the Surprise Ball Pop-up.
For my card today I used the new Bitty Ball Pop-up die set to create my fox. The Bitty Ball is a smaller version of the Surprise Ball and can be used to create smaller animals, fit in smaller sized cards or used together so you have a smaller head and larger body ... whatever you want to do. There are a few additional dies included in the set to create some animals.
You can see my card in action in the video above.
Also included in this release are two add-on sets ... Animals Add-ons 1 & Animals Add-ons 2. Animals Add-ons 1 contains dies to create a pig, fox & cat and Animals Add-on 2 a hippo, elephant & giraffe. You can also make other animals using the dies from all the sets, the sky's the limit.
I used the new Bitty Ball Pop-up and Animals Add-on 1 die sets to create the fox, which I positioned in the centre of a tri-told card.
On the right side of my card I added a computer generated sentiment using the Crosshatch Ovals die set.
The left side of the card I also used the Crosshatch Ovals for my "tab" and added a sentiment from the Word Set 4 - Just A Note die set.
The tiny fox is from the Woodland Animals die set.
Here is a close up of the front of my little fox. I opted to use the Bitty Ball Pop-up for both the head and body. But I could also make a larger fox if I wanted using the Surprise Ball Pop-up, or I could use the Surprise Ball Pop-up for the body and the Bitty Ball Pop-up for the head. All options will give a slightly different size and depends on what size card you want to use.
Using the two Bitty Balls for my fox today meant my card was closer to a standard size card, being 4 1/2 inches x 5 3/4 inches. I probably could have taken the 1/4 inch off both sides to make it a standard card size, but being the first card I made using this die set, I didn't want to risk it.
The arms and feet are included in the Bitty Ball Pop-up die set. All other pieces are from the Animals Add-on 1 die set.
And the back view of my fox.
And one last photo of my fox ... I just love this little fox!
The card is kept closed using magnets which are hidden in the flap of the tri-fold card and the large oval on the front of the card. The other magnets are hidden under the other oval on the right hand side of the card when it is open.
I added the "Go Wild" sentiment which is another new die set from Karen Burniston and added another little fox die cut.
Well that is about it from me today, thank you for dropping by. To continue on the blog hop, click on the next person on the list which is the fabulous Fran Sabad
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Such a cute fox!
Such a cute little fox card. I like that you used two bitty balls to make him a small version. Nice colors too.
So Cute!! Love your Adorable;e card...
Awwww How cute! TFS
I'm loving all the cute animals...great card
Oh that fox is just adorable!
Your little fox is adorable! And I love that plaid paper.
I love your pop out fox!
I love this card. Definitely going to have to make one like this
Darling little fox just ready for some lovin'
This fox is adorable. I love the surprise pop up ball and this smaller ball is a great addition. Thank you for sharing such an adorable card!!
The fox is adorable - and so creative!
I always enjoy your cards! my granddaughter would love this fox
Frances - this card is Foxy cool and pop up sweet! You always do such great work and give inspiration that gets my mojo flowing - TFS
This is so cute! Thanks for sharing.
Too say I love this card, is a understand statement. The fox is adorable, as is all the paper choice colors!!! Stunning!!!
The little fox is just darling, lovely papers used to compliment your design. Thank you for sharing this inspiration.
Your little fox is so cute. Another version using the smaller Bitty Ball die. I really would like to add this to my collection! Thanks for sharing.
Love using my pop up ball and now the bitty ball is such an amazing addition. Your fox is adorable.
So absolutely adorable. Love it.
The add-on dies would make it so easy to create surprise pop up ball animals!! Thanks for sharing !
That is one foxy little fox. Love all your cards.
This is SOOOO Cute!!! I just love the fox!!
I wish I had grandkids and could watch their faces as these cards pop up. So cute.
Cute, cute, cute! I can’t wait for the release!
This foxy is super cute! Seeing your card has fot me so excited ro get my new dies!
Lovin’ both foxes on the card, coordinates beautifully!
What an awesome foxy card!
So cute! I have ordered this one! I'm so excited to get it and play!
What a sweet card. I'm always amazed that you seem to have the perfect paper for each card you make.
The fox says he's
adorable! What a
Carla from Utah
You are as clever as a fox with this card. I like the new size of the bitty surprise balls. Adorable card. :)
Love the dies!
I realy like the fox.I cant hardly wait to recieve my new dies to make animals out of the ball die
Just the cutest card ever!
Thanks for the great ideas.. now which to order!
Really like the idea of the smaller version of this ball die. You all make cute cards with great ideas. Thank you.
I love foxes and love your card! These pop ups are so much fun!!!! I must order one😍
The Fox is so cute!
OMGosh, your pop up fox is absolutely adorable! I've been so inspired by all the creative ideas for the pop up ball on the Pop Up Peeps FB group, and now with the release of this smaller ball, I can just imagine all the cuteness that will abound! Can't wait to add this smaller size to my collection.
This card with the Foxes is my all time favorite. Love the plaid and the colors. The Foxes are so adorable.
Frances, your card is too adorable!
So cute. I want to make lots of these adorable foxes.
I’ve made the larger pop up ball several times. I can’t wait to make the smaller one. The fox is beyond adorable!
Cute card. Karen's dies are always fun. Love how you used the magnet to help keep it closed. Thanks for sharing.
Cute card- love how you combined the little fox die and the pop up fox
So much fun with all the pop-up animals! The fox is so cute!
Very cute. I think the smaller pop up ball isca real hit
Very cute. I think the smaller pop up ball is a real hit
I have asked my local craft store to add this die to their next order. Love to shop local. I have big one and love it.
OMG so cute This is on my wish list for sure. My grandkids will love this one. Thanks for the inspirations as always Karens team are top notch.
I’m so glad I pre-ordered the bitty pop-up! Your fox is darling.
Adorable fox card!
Your litle fox is very cute! What a fun card. I'm so glad Karen has given us a bitty surprise ball pop-up!
What a great card! I just love that darling little fox!
Too. Stinkin'. Cute!! I love everything about your foxy card. Thank you for sharing it with us!
How fun is this great die The makes of this die is endless! What to pick from Karen Burniston new collect is mind blowing so many great choices.
Not only really cute, but terrific directions. Thanks for the multiple views.
Such a cute fox card, Thanks for sharing.
I love the fox pop up!! So creative.
SOOO darned cute.
This little fox is one of the cutest I’ve seen. Love these new Dies thanks for sharing with us
I think I like the Bitty Ball Pop-up die better than the original surprise ball pop up. The fox is super adorable!
How cute are these newest additions to the KB family! I am hopping at the chance to try each one, and especially the Bitty Ball Pop-Up one! I can't even imagine the recipients that will be so delighted! Thanks!
I love the animals made with the surprise ball. I made a panda card for my granddaughter who is 15 months old. WHen she opened it, it scared her and every time it is opened she hits it. I think a big seller would be a collection of all the characters made with the ball published in a book.
Love this cute fox. What fun he is! We live in the Fox Valley, so foxes hold a special place in our hearts. Very nice job and great choice of papers.
Love it! Great job!
This is so adorable! Gotta make one for my son-in-law as he loves foxes.
I am anxious to try this die.
So nice we now have the choice of a smaller surprise ball. Endless possibilities with using both sizes or just one or the other.
Hi there, love the smaller surprise ball, love the animals.
Rene from OZ x
This is adorable! I don't have the small pop up ball yet. It is on my ever growing list :)
I can’t wait to make one of these!
Loving every single detail, so sweet and beautiful!
Awesome! Always enjoy seeing your creations, you are so creative.
another adorable card - this fox is so sweet!
So adorable!! Thanks for sharing
Your fox is just the cutest! Can't wait to create with the new dies!
This card is very cute. I just love the fox.
What an adorable card!! I love the fox and can see how many other animals you can make out of this die set.
My grandkids are going to love these animal creations. Can't wait for this one.
The fox is so cute. Iam wondering what animal you will create next.
The fox is so cute. Iam wondering what animal you will create next.
Cute little fox and surprise ball fox! Cant wait to get my dies!
I like your wild and fun foxy pop up card.
Love the new bitty ball set!
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