Pink and Main & Glue Dots Blog Hop

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by my blog for the Glue Dots and Pink & Main Blog Hop collaboration, where you can win a $25 gift card just for leaving a comment. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 6am.

For today’s card, I decided to use the new stamp set from this month, Eskimo Kisses, and its coordinating dies. I stamped this out on white cardstock and used the dies to cut easily cut all these images out.

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After I colored all the images I cut out, I decided that I wanted to use the Box Card die, which made creating an interactive card extra easy!

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Once I cut out the box card pieces, I used Glue Dot’s glue lines to put everything together. These glue lines are perfect for the tabs that make the box card. Two work perfectly for the side tabs.

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For the inner part of the box, I used Bristol Smooth paper and created a Northern Sky look using distress inks and white splatter. I truly believe that white splatter makes anything into a galaxy or a star filled sky. For the outer part of the card, I die cut out blue paper to mimic ice. Once, I did that I used the Glue Dot’s glue runner to tape all these pieces to the box card.

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I was able to use various Glue Dots adhesive to add the stamped and die cut images to the box. It works really well since Glue Dots has a variety of sizes so it could be added to the nooks and crannies of the images. In particular, the mini dots are a favorite for box cards. Look at the little girl’s feet! They are so small but the mini dots fit perfectly on behind each shoe.

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To finish off this card, I stamped out the sentiment on the matching blue on the interior of the card. I loved how this card turned out and can’t wait to give this away! I hope you enjoyed it and the blog hop. All the other participants are listed below… and remember to comment for a chance to win! Enjoy!

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BLOG HOP LINEUP
Glue Dots 
Tracy 

Robyn
Lynnea 
Amanda
Ilina
Samantha
Zsofia
Dawn
Jeannie — You are here!
Melanie
Jackie 
Grace
Andrea
Danielle
Pink and Main

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LDRS – Ant’s Pants

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Thank you for joining us on our LDRS Creative inspiration week blog hop! We are showcasing lots of gorgeous projects using products from our new release. You can even see them in action with step-by-step projects by our amazing designers on their blogs and our own LDRS Creative Youtube channel (make sure you subscribe)!
 
 We have TWO new paperpads bursting of colours, with awesome patterns all ready for your projects called You Are My Sunshine (from TLC Crafting) and Sweet Summer! There are FIVE clear stamp sets that are oh-so-sweet: Shore Lucky, Lemonade, Ants Pants, A New Beginning and Heatwave (two sets from Cre8tive Cre8tions)! But wait, you’re about to die for… FIVE new die sets that can be used as accessories or full backgrounds: Sunburst, Scalloped Rectangle, Sun & Clouds, Surfing Waves & Sandy Beach, Waves & Clouds. And for the first time at LDRS Creative, you can grab them in bundles, because you KNOW you need them all!
Simply use the list at the end of the post to keep hopping!
Each day we are giving away a $50 LDRS Creative gift card to one lucky hopper!  To enter leave a comment on each blog in the hop, plus follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Winners will be announced on the LDRS Creative inspiration blog on July 10th.
AND for the release event we are excited to offer some great savings!
Save 25% on the new release* and use code Jul25
(*Coupon valid until midnight EST 7/8/18, not on bundles)
Hi there! This is the last day of the blog hop and I’m sharing one of my favorite cards from the release. I used Ant’s Pants and the Sun & Clouds die to put together this scene in the pop up box card. It also features one of my childhood fascinations …. an ANT FARM!
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For this card, it’s a little more detailed so thankfully I have a video to go along with it! The link and supply list is listed at the very end of this post. Remember to check out the other design team members’ blogs and comment for a chance to win prizes!
JEANNIE-ANTS PANTS1-JULY 6 
 
Hop along and leave a comment so you could win! ****(please add the brackets next to your name with ‘you are here’ so hoppers can easily keep track – add the specific list to each day; not all three at the same time ;-))
Day 3:

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Pop Up Box with Bottom Panel

Hello everyone! I had made this pop up box awhile back and there were a lot of questions about how to go about doing it.

It’s actually a pretty simple card, especially now since there are pop up box dies out there. I, however, did it the old fashioned way and made mine from scratch. It’s actually bigger than the pop up box dies since those are A2 sized so it’s a really good card for a special person.It’s quite hard to explain how I created it since there’s a lot of steps, so I made a YouTube tutorial on the steps and all the measurements are listed at the end of this post.

The bottom window, which is the main feature, is one I cut out with an Xactoknife. Using acetate and a xyron sticker maker to adhere the images, it adds a special element to the card. The fish hang from the waves above and appear to be floating in the “aquarium”. Don’t you just love acetate?!

 I hope you all enjoy this card! It’s a really fun one. It has a lot of moving parts but if you pre-cut everything out first, and then assemble, it actually goes pretty quickly. 

→ Dimensions  

Card base: 6.5” x 12”

Score lines on the long side: 2.75”, 5.5”, 8.25”, 11”

Score lines on the short side: 2.75”

Inside Panels: (1) 2.5” x 6.25”; (3) 2.5” x 2.5”

Outside Panels: (1) 2.5” x 6.25”; (3) 2.5” x 2.5”; (2) 2.5” x 3.5”

Acetate: 2.75” x 3.75”

Inside strips: 4.75” long, scored at 1” on each side

 Supplies 
Gerda Steiner Designs: Lucky Duck: https://goo.gl/N3MmKf
Lawn Fawn: Mermaid for You: https://goo.gl/JwYahT
My Favorite Things Stamp: https://goo.gl/RYQ8UV
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink : http://amzn.to/2vL72O0
Teflon Bone Folder: https://goo.gl/vzkVno
Fiskars Trimmer (mine is discontinued): http://amzn.to/2gm34EW
T-Ruler: http://amzn.to/2vIWyOZ
Xactoknife: http://amzn.to/2vMMJii
Acetate: http://amzn.to/2xjme9s
Scor-Pal double sided tape, 0.25: http://amzn.to/2emogdu
ATG Gun: http://amzn.to/2eUvmWD
Sizzix Big Kick: http://amzn.to/2wOvUXT
Xyron sticker maker: http://amzn.to/2y41ak7
Tonic Craft Pick: http://amzn.to/2xjn5aa
Reverse Tweezers: http://amzn.to/2wYZGJu
Salty Ocean Distress Ink: http://amzn.to/2y41fnV
Distress Ink Blending Tool: http://amzn.to/2wMmeOi