Friday, February 22, 2013

Just Add Ink #154

It's time again for another Just Add Ink Challenge and this week Delys thought it would be fun to make a "Pop Up" card. To be honest, l was a little freaked at the thought of this, having never made anything remotely close to a Pop-Up card before, but l guess that's why it's called a challenge....:0)
After some deliberation l finally decided to use my Stippled Blossoms set (yes, again) and after much searching and looking at Pop Up options, l kept to fairly simple and easy to construct version and it really was!

Sorry about the wonky pearl top right, l hadn't noticed it until just now. It was perfectly aligned to begin with, but my thumb must have nudged it when l picked it up to photograph it...:0) Don't you just hate that!

I totally guessed my measurements as l went and pretty much built it all around my Lattice Die cut. The little crimped panel at the top, is an add on to give the appearance of an "old Lattice Porch"...another Gran moment, as it did remind me of her and what she referred to as the "Fernery", it was full of gorgeous old terracotta pots with Maiden hair ferns and Stag ferns on the walls, with lovely old rambling pink roses poking through the Lattice.

I hope you enjoy stopping by each of the Design Teams Blogs to see their fantastic "Pop-Up" variations and feel inspired to join in the fun.
                  "Thanks for stopping by & Enjoy your day"
Stippled Blossoms & Sassy Salutations Stamp Sets
Lucky Limeade-Gumball Green-Pretty In Pink & Real Red Inks
Gumball Green-Real Red-Pretty In Pink & Whisper White Card Stocks
Real Red Coredinations Card Stock
Secret Garden Framelits-Lattice Die-Crimper & Fancy Fan Embossing Folder
All Supplies Are Stampin-Up.


  1. This is gorgeous Nikki. I love the beautiful colours on the flower and I agree that lattice and flower image does have a nostalgic impact. Great pop up card!

  2. STUNNING!!!

    I'm blown away - this card is beautiful!
    Feeling very inspired to try a pop up card now :)

  3. Oh, wow, Nikki! There was no hint of what was going to be inside, and it is delightful. Beautiful work, my friend.

  4. Oh Nikki this is soooooo beautiful! Stippled Blossoms is my favourite flower stamp and as far as I'm concerned keep using it - I'm loving what you're doing with it! Love the lattice pop up! I have to admit I was glad pop-ups wasn't my week as I've never done one either!

  5. Beautiful Nikki - I love how you have done the Window. Chantell

  6. Totally love the garden effect you created inside Nikki such a contrast from the CAS front. I just love the surprise of it! and all the gorgeous flowers too! xxx

  7. Another stunning card, just beautiful.

  8. Oh this is absolutely beautiful!

  9. WOW - for someone keeping it simple you've made it look intricate and gorgeous. I absolutely love your little window box of flowers - really really stunning my friend. xox

  10. Gorgeous card & fabulous pop-up, Nikki! It definitely evokes memories of Grandma's back porch & greenhouse, with all her splendid blooms. Thank you for the trip down memory lane. ♥ :)

  11. This card is gorgeous. I've just bought this stamp set, because one of my class ladies wants to play with two step stamping stamps. And we are also going to focus on "flowers" in the next class. I would love to CASE this card for my class - the ladies are going to love it.!!!!!

  12. Love the lattice inside your popup box, very cool Nikki

  13. This is fabulous, a wonderful old world feeling!!! Would love to have a tutorial, if you are willing to share one. Thank you for sharing this beauty!