Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Elegant Wedding Pop up Card

Welcome to Layers of Color's Cake Decorating Party. I'm so glad you can join us as we feature different cake-inspired projects today. Make sure you stop by the Layers of Color blog for more info about a special giveaway.

I decided to make a pop up wedding card for today's hop. This is a very special card because I've spent more time on this than any card I've ever made. And I enjoyed every minute of it. Each of my 3 young daughters is trying to convince me that I should save it for when she gets married :-). I told them I don't think it will last that long.

I used the new Webster's Pages papers to cover both the front and inside of the card. You can see how much I love that vintage heart image from Fleur Heart. The butterfly is from Butterfly Collector. The bottom scallops were die cut using Spellbinders Borderabilities dies.

Elegant Wedding Pop Up Card
Here is the inside with the popped up wedding card. I die cut Spellbinders Labels Four in three different sizes, then stamped them with images from the Merci Bouquet set. The cake stand is from Her Majesty's Urns set.
Elegant Wedding Pop Up Card inside
This is the side view so you can see how I popped it. The sentiment is from Sent With Love and die cut with Spellbinder's brand new Fancy Tags Three.
Elegant Wedding Pop Up Card inside
And here's a close up where you can see the glitter on the flowers. The roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
Elegant Wedding Pop Up Card Cake close up
Thank you so much for hopping along with us. I hope you will find lots of yummy inspiration along the way, starting with the Layers of Color blog then to the following designers' blogs:

Beatriz Jennings

Dawn Burnworth
Diana Queen
Grace Nywening
Gunn Thelin Knutsen
Guro Aarre
Heather Wombacher
Iwona Palamountain
Janice Whiting
Jennie Harper
Jessica Fick
Joan Ervin
Julie Overby
Kazan Clark
Keri Lee Sereika
Linda Lucas
Lynn Stevens
Maxine Diffey
Nina Brackett -- you are here!
Sharri Seffens
Suzanne Czosek

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30 comments:

  1. Oh Nina this is amazing - love the 3-D pop up!! Your colours are so rich and dramatic.
    blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Wow, what a tasty WONDER!! Beautiful layers of rich goodness! And then the marvelous pop-up, WOW again! An incredible creation, Nina! You'll have to make two more so each daughter gets one! Superb!!

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  3. Nina, the card is just wonderful.
    look so delightful full with taste.

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  4. WoW, amazing! What a great card!
    I guess, you´ll have to make 2 more :-)

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  5. Wonderful idea and so clever! Beautiful elegant design and the cake is just gorgeous!

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  6. This is wonderful, what a fun surprise for the lucky recipient!! So many great details

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  7. Wow Nina! Absolutely beautiful and so clever!!! Love the pop up idea and how you used the urn set for the plate... you are soooo talented my friend!

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  8. This is stunning, Nina! Such a creative design! I love the papers and stamps and the pop-up cake!

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  9. Nina, this is just beautiful and love the pop up design. Beautiful colors and use of LOC images...the fibers are just perfect on this. Perhaps by the time your daughters get married you will have had time to make one for each of them :o)
    Have a great day my friend!

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  10. What a fabulous way to use the spellbinders dies. Love it.

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  11. OH WOW! What a romantic cake! Your colors are beautiful and love the red roses!

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  12. Nina, what an amazing pop up card. I love all the details. I can see why your girls all want it. It is an amazing card. I hope you have a wonderful blesed day today!

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  13. I always love stopping by to see what you have been up to! What a special card, the pop out feature is very creative. I love your style Nina thank you for sharing in this blog hop!

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  14. Wooooooowwwwwwww excelente tarjeta, que agradable sorpresa al abrirla, se ve muy linda.
    Abrazos.
    manualidadespolly.blogspot.com

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  15. your girls have great taste--this is stunning, nina--love the inside esp.:)

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  16. This is beautiful.. I LOVE the way the cake pops up.. It looks terrific.. Great job.

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  17. Nina Stunning card! I love the colors and the design. The pop up cake inside is fabulous!!!

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  18. Well Nina...looks like you better get busy and make 2 more! lol I don't blame the girls for loving this card. It's so beautiful and then you open it to such a lovely surprise! Your wedding cake is so creative, I love the urn as the cake stand!
    You always inspire me! ;D Hugs to you sweet girl!

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  19. What a gorgeous creation, LOVE the colors you used.

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  20. NIna - this is divineQ What a special Wedding card - I love your colours and the wonderful details! The Fancy Tags 3 fits perfectly with your sentiment and the elegant look of the card! You are very clever with the 'pop up' side of things!! Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Totally delish and definitley 'food for thought!' LOL! Thanks for being part of this Blog Hop and inspiring us with your creativity! Love it! {{{hugs}}}

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  21. Totally cool, Nina!!! Love that pink heart int he center and how fun to have made a pop up card--you rock girl! :)

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  22. Oh wow! This is such a creative card, I love the pop-up cake you've decorated so beautifully. :)

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  23. Nina, this card is amazing. I love that cake that you created. Just gorgeous!!! Definitely a work of art.
    Marcie

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  24. WOW!!! Total gorgeousness, Nina....your card design is fabulous and I LOOOVE the spectacular cake!!!!!

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  25. The bride and groom that get this card will always remember it. Beautiful.

    Darlene

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  26. Wow I love you cake card!! It is absolutely beautiful!! I always wanted to make a popup card, yours is awesome!!!

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  27. Woohoo Nina! This is out of the box awesome! Such a great card, so artistic, so much dimension, layers, bling, just phenomenally awesome! Thanks for sharing, Great job!!!

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  28. Those wedding cards really do look elegant. Very nice.

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