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Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Christmas Pop-up Box Card

I love seeing the pop-up box cards other people have put on their blogs, but they always look really complicated to make. So, today was the day I decided to go for it and make one.

  This started out as a practice one, to get the feel of how they are made.  However, when I discovered how easy to make they actually are, and realising it's the start of the August Rudolph Days Challenge (which runs until the end of the month), I got out some Christmas paper and snippets to punch out some trees and snowflakes and completed the card.  Next time I'll change a few things, such as putting the cardboard strips inside lower down so they are less visible, but overall I was pleased with how it turned out and I'm sure I'll be making more pop-up box cards in the future.

I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:


23 comments:

  1. Brilliant box card Liz...Love the papers and the die cuts together....Joolsx

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  2. You did a terrific job for your first pop up card. I love the paper and the snowflakes and trees are so cute.

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  3. That's gorgeous, it's really hard to believe that it's your first. I have all the templates saved but I've still not plucked up courage to try
    Jane

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    1. Go for it Jane, they really are so much easier to make than they look. xx

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  4. Never made one of these but yours certainly looks stunning!

    Sally

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  5. You did a great job on this! I made one and never liked it much, so I never tried making another! I love the Christmas trees that pop out - very cute!

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  6. This is wonderful. I have not tried these yet either. I think you have done a great job here! That brown and white DP used on the exterior of the box is beautiful!

    Thanks for taking part in the August Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  7. I'd be more than pleased! So cute and I've yet to even attempt one. Love it.
    Lynn

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  8. What fun Liz-you did a great job for a first time make :)
    Nessa xxx

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  9. Liz, it looks like you caught on how to make box cards really fast! Love the Christmas trees and snowflakes.

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  10. This is a fab box and looks brilliant, never thought of doing a Christmas one.

    Kath x

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  11. Fabulous pop up box Liz. Carol x

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  12. This is a super pop up box card Liz, I have never made one either.
    Jean x

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  13. What a fab Christmas pop up box. I love the paper you've used and the tree popping out - what a great idea. Barbxx

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  14. Fun box Liz, nice.
    Hugs Veerle x

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  15. Hi! What a cute idea and pop up box!! I don't believe I have ever seen one before! They are darling! Nancy

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  16. This is gorgeous Liz and as you say quite easy to make and so effective.

    Sue xx

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  17. Wonderful box card Liz - and isn't it strange how many folk who've never tried making one are intimidated and yet once they do try they realise it isn't a 'black art' after all :) I love the idea of making Christmas ones!!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  18. Awesome box card Liz, you've done a great job! I love the Christmas theme, the snowflakes and trees are fabulous... great choice of papers too.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  19. It's lovely, Liz. I'm the same with being quite intimidated by the folds - they look so complex. You did a splendid job with your first one, and no one will ever guess this is your debut effort. Love the pretty design papers used and the sweet little trees & snowflakes that are popping out of it. Well done!! TFS (yep, Di called it right: Black art - it's scary!)

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  20. I have thought the same as you regarding Pop Up Box cards - maybe I should be brave and give one a go! I love the paper you have used. Thank you for joining in the challenge at CHNC Extra for August.

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  21. A great pop up card - love the design.

    Thanks for joining us at Little Claire.

    Helen x

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