It’s time for a new Creative Creases challenge. Firstly, thanks to all those who participated in my last challenge! If you haven’t played in my challenge yet, I hope I can inspire you to join me in the challenge that’s starting today! The Top Pick for the last challenge can be found in the Creative Creases post that you can find HERE with the link to enter the current challenge.

My Card Today

My card for you today is a Pop Up card. and I know you will enjoy making one as much as I do. Firstly, the box style makes it great to display and it also folds flat for mailing. Way back in March 2020 (whoa – pre-pandemic!), I created my first Pop Up card, which was so much fun to create that it quickly became a fun fold favorite. Fast forward to today, I have a new one that came together super fast, using the Let’s Set Sail stamp set and coordinating punch, just in time for Father’s Day. However, it makes a great masculine card for any occasion. Since my husband loves the ocean, this bundle was a must-have for me.

Let's Set Sail Father's Day Card by Secrets To Stamping
Let's Set Sail Father's Day Card by Secrets To Stamping

My secrets to making this Quiet Meadow project

  • Firstly, I had to create the A6 card base, so here are the measurements of all the paper used.
  • Card measurements: Card Base #1: 4-1/4″ x 10-3/4″ and scored at 1/2,” 1-1/2,” 3-3/4,” 4-3/4″
  • Panels for Card Base:
    • #1: Cardstock: 4″ x 5-3/4″ and DSP: 3-7/8″ x 5-5/8″
    • #2: Cardstock: 3/4″ x 4″ (2) and DSP: 5/8″ x 3-7/8″ (2)
    • #3: Cardstock: 2″ x 4″ and DSP: 7/8″ x 3-7/8″
  • Front Panel (across bottom):
    • Cardstock #1: 1-3/4″ x 5,” (score at 3/8″ and 1-3/8″)
    • Cardstock #2: 3-3/8″ x 1-1/2″ and 7/8″ x 1-1/2″
  • Once all of the panels were adhered together and to the card base, I added liquid glue to the edges that would be connecting them to the card base. Secret: Fold the card flat to make sure it is in the right place and straight.

Now, the FUN Part!

  • Firstly, I stamped the boat and punched the saila out then colored the masts with Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends. After doing that, I decided to give it more dimension so I punched out two more layers and adhered them all together.
  • After that, I stamped the sentiment from He’s All That and cropped it out with coordinating All That die. Then, I stamped the little birds to give the card just a bit of “life.”
  • Finally, to finish the card, I made a panel for the back of the card to add a personal message.

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