Howdy Gullfriend! |MFT 2019 Card Design Superstar | Innovation Master

Howdy Crafties!

Saying that I love creating interactive cards would be a huge understatement! 😆

So like always I am super excited to participate in the MFT 2019 Card Design Superstar challenge – Innvoation Master.

I created my card using the Seaside Gulls stamp set by MFT.

It is such an adorable set. I colored the images with my alcohol markers!

You can the see my card in action below :

For the background, I used the cloud stencil (by MFT) twice. First to create clouds and then to create waves.

But before that I used the Denim background stamp (MFT) on white cardstock.

For the half cut front panel I used the wavy-die from the Surf and turf dienamics.

I used Tumbled glass, Salty ocean and Peacock feathers distress oxides for the background.

I have a video tutorial showing how I created my background below:

Part 1 :

Part 2 :

The interactive mechanism was made using the following dienamics :

MFT Trifold slider dienamics

MFT Double Slider Loop slots dienamics

You can see the Trifold slider mechanism in the pic above, but the double slider loop mechanism is hidden behind the front panel.

The upper seagull pops up with a mechanism I made on my own with a few trial and errors. You can see it in the pic below :

I created the L shaped mechanism using a couple of brads. The upper brad is fixed to the panel while the lower one (that connects the 2 strips) is moving. The lower strip is attached to the double slider loop mechanism which when pulled, pushes the seagull above the panel.

Phew! 😅

Explaining interactive mechanisms takes as much effort as much as creating them. 😜

The flying seagull is attached to the trifold slider mechanism with a strip of acetate to show it… flying! 😂

I created one of the two kissing seagulls by mirror stamping.

I stamped the seagull image on a glass block and then pressed my cardstock on it. See the image below :

I really loved creating this card as this adorable seagull stamp set simply makes me so happy.

I will definitely be making more cards with this set.

How did you like my card?

Would love to know your FEEDBACK regarding both the card and the video!!

Let me know in the COMMENTS below if you are inspired to make one.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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Home Sweet Home!

Hi Crafties!

Lawn Fawn is having an awesome challenge going on.

Make a project inspired by a movie, song or book!

I instantly had the idea of making a card based on the movie ‘UP’.

I love this movie. It’s all about following your dreams. It is correctly defined by this awesome proverb –

Where your heart lies, there lies your treasure.

As always, I made an interactive card! I just can’t get enough of them. (I hope I never do.)

You can see the card in action below :

For this card, I started with a bigger panel.

I used the trio balloon stamp from ‘Bicycle built for you’ stamp set by Lawn Fawn, masking it several times to get this huge bunch of balloons.

For the house, I used the Happy Village stamp set. The clouds & birds are from the same stamp set.

I colored all images with my trusted inktense pencils.

The interactivity is based on magnets. One behind the bunch of balloons and other behind the panel.

I hid the sentiment too to create a spark of surprise.

I used the border-die from Lawn Fawn on the frame of the panel.

The background I made with distress oxides.

I hope this card gives you joy as much as I had making it.

Do let me know your thoughts in the comments.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka

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Playing along

Lawn Fawn Challenge #48 :

Inspired by book, movie, or song