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Colorful Monster Pop Up

Stamps: Goat Monster, Whisker Monster with Sign, Little Hoo Hoo, Line Up by Kira Nichols for Stampotique
Hello, hello! I made this monster pop-up card because I was trying to use up paper scraps. It seems like I keep buying more and more paper and my bag-o-scraps never gets any lighter.
So I took a big wad of scrap paper and cut it all up into various sizes of leaf shape
 I folded a sheet of 8.5x11 Kraft cardstock in half and snipped and folded to make a lot of different pop-up levels
 Then I took all the colorful paper leaves and glued them on.
 Cut it out, add monster stamps and voila. And yes, it still folds flat and pops up :)
 I had my birthday this week, and the birthday-day (Thursday) was alright. I was sad because Bobby had to work :( So I pretty much just ate cake and watched TV all day. TODAY,  though, Bobby took me out to lunch and to Lowe's. No, my husband isn't tiny, that's just a comically large mailbox he bought me for my b-day!
And, it's definitely worth mentioning: I treated myself to a ridiculous birthday amount of cute Japanese stickers from this Ebay sticker shop (jreynolds36). I mean, budgies and Mickey Mouse? Could there be better stickers? I bought some grab bags along with some specific lots, and it was SO much fun to sort through them. I put em in a few of those clear coin-collector sheets and that works perfect. Cute overload. I really really recommend, so go sticker shopping in that shop now.

Anyway, I'm having a really nice day. Thanks very very much to everybody for always leaving me such nice encouraging comments. Happy Saturday!

7 comments:

Ginny said...

Your blog is beautiful and your crafts are utterly stunning and gorgeous! You are very talented!

Miek said...

Wow this is very cool . Love the way you recycled your scraps! And also Happy birthday , Nice sunday Miek

Cap'n NikNak said...

That is AMAZING!!! You are so talented :) xx

Jennifer said...

Your card rocks! -- love the colors AND the monsters. Refreshing to see the imagination and ingenuity involved. Would love to know how you went about creating the layers for your pop-up.

Gothicchic21 said...

Super cute! I have always been intimidated by popup cards, but I think I may attempt one. I love the colors :)

Chark said...

Your monster card is fabulous! Happy Belated Birthday!

Helena said...

What an AMAZING card! So much work! So neat! So colourful! Wow!