Posted in Birthday, C4C Challenge, interactive, MOTION CARD, parcel pop up, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Hope things start looking UP! C4C528

Hello, let me start by saying that this card almost felt like it needed to be made, It was like as I started getting the idea it just almost made itself. Maybe it was because the movie had been playing at work for about a week, maybe because balloons make me happy and I feel the need to share a bit of happiness when there is so much sadness and worry going on in the world right now. I can’t even think of who I would send this to because I want to send it to everyone I know and even those I don’t. Hopefully this card puts a smile on someone else’s face🎈🏠😊

This card was also made for the Crazy4Challenges challenge. This weeks challenge was to make a gate fold card. That is a card that folds in from both sides and the opening is in the middle. I just turned mine sideways. Lol.

All the magic is in the motion, some of the balloons actually move up and down when the card opens and closes please check out my Facebook page or my Instagram to see the video. Feel free to join my Facebook group if you would like to share your creations.

To see the other gatefold cards from the rest of the talented C4C design team please check this out C4Cblog

Continue reading “Hope things start looking UP! C4C528”
Posted in anniversary, interactive, MOTION CARD, Punch Art, Uncategorized

Spin Me Right Round 2.0

This is a card I made by request. I was ask to make a card similar to this card. Whenever I get a request to make a card based on an other card I always try to make it different or better. When I made the first card and it was finished I had regretted not making the buttons interactive in some way as well. So this card was my second chance.

This spinning card was inspired to by a couple of YouTube videos, I am linking them as this is not my original idea and I got inspiration from these but did not follow directly Video 1 Video 2

To see a a video of this card in motion, please check out my Facebook or my Instagram Please feel free to join my Facebook group if you would like to share your own crafty creations.

Continue reading “Spin Me Right Round 2.0”
Posted in 3-D, Character Card, interactive, MOTION CARD, Photo Collage, Pop up card, Surprise Ball pop-up, Uncategorized

Blow Me Away

So today I have a belated Valentine card. A coworker asked me if I could make him a card to give to his Star Wars lovin girlfriend knowing that not only was I not able to have it made by Valentine’s Day, it would probably be at least a week late, but he wanted it anyway so I thought that I would try to make it as special as I could. I’d be lying if I said this card didn’t have a few challenges it was a little trickier than I thought It would be but I just kept on moving forward and before I knew it, it was done. I also have to give credit to Lois Gray Bak as after seeing her “Death Star” gave me to idea to make this “Death Star”

This card had 2 separate pop up mechanisms and it LIGHTS UP 🤯

To see this card and all it’s POP UP and LIGHT up glory please check out my Facebook page or my Instagram, please feel to join my Facebook group if you would like to share your own crafty creations.

Continue reading “Blow Me Away”
Posted in 3-D, C4C Challenge, Character Card, Christmas, interactive, MOTION CARD, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Textured Reindeer Christmas card-C4C510

Here we go, rolling into week 2 of Hosting the Crazy4Challenges challenge blog. I love texture, sometimes it’s nice to have a card that you just want to touch, and sometimes it just adds that extra little touch, so this weeks challenge is to add texture to your card.

to see all the other textured cards made by the very talented design team just hop on over here C4C blog (posts Saturday Nov 9)

to see a video of this card in motion please check out my Facebook page, and feel free to join if you would like to share your own creations https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyMessyCraftroom/

Continue reading “Textured Reindeer Christmas card-C4C510”
Posted in Birthday, interactive, MOTION CARD, Triple Flip

Celebrate Your Way

I’ve got a fun Birthday card today, and it is the first time that I used my Triple Flip die sest. This card is for someone who doesn’t like a lot of fuss for his Birthday so I made the front flaps look like a traditional Birthday card with cake, a gift, and balloons, but when the flaps are flipped they reveal the way he would rather take in the day which would be hanging out with his dog, enjoying a cold beer, watching Ghost Hunters lol

If you would like to see a video showing this card in motion please check out my Face Book page https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyMessyCraftroom/ Also feel free to join if you would like to share your own crafty creations.

Continue Reading to see all the fun details.

Continue reading “Celebrate Your Way”
Posted in Flower Pot Pop up, interactive, MOTION CARD

Pushing up Daisies (in a good way)

Quick side note-Wordpress has changed some of their editing and formatting, and I’m still trying to figure it out, I can’t edit my links so there may not be as many of them. Also apologies over the overall look, there are spaces where there shouldn’t be and alignment is way off , not lovin the update, I had A LOT of difficulties tonight. Anyway, on with the show ….

This card was as fun to make as it was frustrating, if you read through you will see how even if you make mistakes along the way (and I made a few with this one) it is still possible to have a really great card in the end, just fix your mistake and move on to the next step. This card wouldn’t have been possible without this amazing video tutorial https://youtu.be/lvbe8unPQZE from Laura Dovalo https://www.youtube.com/user/ladovalo/videos. I recommend watching her video if you plan on making this card as it is a little tricky, but great interactive card at the end.

Continue Reading for all the fun details

Continue reading “Pushing up Daisies (in a good way)”
Posted in Character Card, Christmas, MOTION CARD, Uncategorized

“Jolly” the Mischievous Mouse

Love this little mouse, and in this card, the little stinker is running away with a Christmas light. I thought that it would be fun to make an interactive card and have Jolly the mouse actually be able to scurry across the card.

IMG_2534

So this card was so much fun to make but turned into quite the challenge when I decided to make 50 of them, there were a few challenges along the way but I did get them all done and in the mail 🙂

Click “read more” to see more.

Continue reading ““Jolly” the Mischievous Mouse”