Sunday, 28 September 2014

Pop Up Bouquet of Flowers!

I thought I'd show you this Pop Up Card that I made for my lovely blogging buddy Elaine in Australia... It's perfect because it folds flat... so good for posting!! 

I wanted to make it like opening a big bouquet of flowers... hope I didn't go over the top!!  I've done a couple of other Pop Up cards but really wasn't happy with the actual pop up bits... there is quite an art to arranging them!!! I think it's more tricky than making the actual box!

The Flowers and Butterflies are all from Raspberry Road Designs Kits... I've used several kits and I changed the colour of some of them digitally as I wanted a lilac theme. The paper is Prima. Hope you like!

Last weekend I spent the whole weekend making some Christmas Card Kits... then found that they weren't flat enough to fit through the postal slot!!! Grrr.... they would all need Large Stamps... so yesterday I tried to come up with a new design... not tried it through the 'slot' yet... I'm scared it won't fit!! Lol - I have my own little Post Office... scales, slot, measuring gauge!! means I can work out the postage from home! :-))
Off to get a cup of tea now and get ready for Downton!! can't wait!!
Hope you all have a lovely evening!
Love and Hugs


Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Lucky you to having Downton, over here it'll begin next month, can't wait!

The pop up card is fabulous, very clever design as it's folding flat, such a lovely surprise to get it.

The hydrangeas have bloomed for this year, they are such a joy with splendid flowers.

Enjoy the evening sweetie.

Warm hugs

Donna Mosley said...

Wow! Sue, this is a stunner. Love it!

Donna x

chrissy xx said...

Wow! What a Wonderful Bouquet of flowers this is Sue. FABulous colours and design and such pretty Butterflies too.
Yes! I'm waiting too..will be taping {yet again} Games of Throne, then we watch it after..Enjoy your evening x

Doreen said...

Love your Pop up box,such a beautiful bouquet of

Debs said...

What a stunner Sue - love the floral details and beautiful colours.
So looking forward to Downton :o)
Enjoy the rest of the evening.
Debs xx

Pia S said...

Wow! You sent her a vase of flowers! It looks fabulous, Sue!

XxJULESxX said...

wow Sue stunning!!! your friend will love it for sure!!

Kathleen said...

This is fabulous Sue, those flowers are gorgeous, brilliant creation.

Just doing a bit of commenting during the adverts lol.

Kath x

Sharon said...

This is a fabulous pop up box Sue. Your friend will be thrilled with it and I am sure will always treasure it.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon.. x

cotnob said...

This is brilliant Sue, I love your pretty papers and gorgeous flowers and leaves. I agree with you - it is more difficult to arrange the pop up bits than making the actual box, yours look fabulous.
I hope you enjoyed Downton.

Wendy said...

WOW! Sue this is absolutely gorgeous, love it!
Wendy xx

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous creation Sue. Not got into Downton but enjoy, xxxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Wow Sue, this is absolutely gorgeous, I love the pop up box and the beautiful flowers.
Kevin xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Sue what a fab pop up box card. You have arranged the flowers so prettily, I always get gaps in my things!! Downton was good wasn't it, starting to hot up now lol! Susan x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous Sue. It is so annoying about the postal costs, they are put a restraint our designs.

Hope you enjoyed Downton, I certainly did.

Tammy said...

Sue, this is absolutely beautifully!! I love the pop-up style and all of your gorgeous flowers! Your friend is going to love it too!
Big hugs, Tammy

Liz McGuire, said...

Hi Sue, keep meaning to have a go at one of these. This one is gorgeous.

Sounds like you are very organised before you go to the Post Office!

Liz x

Shannon White said...

Wow!! This is Soo Gorgeous Sue!! Love it!! And it does look like a Big Beautiful Bouquet!! Just Fabulous!! 8-)

Big Hugs

Joan Ervin said...

Oh my...this is fabulous, Sue!!! It's hard to believe all those beautiful flowers will fold up flat...this is a real work of art!!!!

Glenda Atkins said...

Awesome card Sue, wow love it, those flowers are very beautiful!

May said...

GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS, I can just imagine your friends happy face when she opens this beauty...Beautiful flowers & papers...Love it... Hugs May x x x

Jacee said...

Oh my Sue, you have done a lovely job on this, love it!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Ira Huberts said...

Wowzers Sue! Elaine is going to be over the moon with your gorgeous flower creation! They really pop up! Love those pretty butterflies, too, fab gift box!! Hugs, Ira xox
Ira’s Crea Corner

Hammers said...

Oh WOW!! Sue this is amazing. I love it. I am working on a pop-up for a friend right now. I too have a mini post office..I hate being surprised by postage costs. Hope you enjoyed Downton..have you realised yet that I am Lady Grantham? :) Cx

cheryl said...

Oh gosh sugar plum this is lushes those flowers are just so beautiful wonderful detail my friend hugs cheryl xxx

cotnob said...

Hi Sue, I just popped back to say thank you for the lovely comment you left on my Scrapping4fun card, if you have a minute I would really appreciate it if you would pop over to the challenge blog and vote for me.
Many thanks.

Wishcraft said...

This is fabulous Sue, such a pretty card! Hugs, Lisa x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

This is stunning hun, love it!!

Hope your new design fits through the slot. Postage is soooooooo expensive!

Hope your having a good week
Hugs Shell xx

Janice said...

A real beauty Sue, you certainly have arranged those flowers perfectly this time. Think this will go down well in Aus. Bad luck with the fatty Christmas ones, what a bummer! Today is another vet day for me, this time in Ab so Merlot's future treatment will be planned. The little one eyed scamp caught a bird yesterday so I think his recovery is going well unaided! Jx

coops said...

so beautiful sue.your flowers are so stunning and i love the fabulous pop up design ;D

xx coops xx

Anneke said...

dear Sue
i am realy speakless when i see this very beautiful creation and flower arrangement which pops out the box.
the flowers are very pretty and the box makes it complete.
i love it and hugs to you.

meg said...

Wonderful pop-up card Sue love the colours of the box and flowers it must have taken ages to cut the flowers out, they are beautifully arranged and the butterflies positioned perfectly. Enjoyed Downton on Sunday looking forward to this weeks episode.
Hope you are keeping well and that mum is ok. Hugs Meg

Chrissy said...

Totally gorgeous the flowers and colours they look amazing bursting from inside your pop up box...fabulous.