Monday, April 21, 2014

Birthday Surprise


Hello and welcome back to another House Mouse HFMFC#168 challenge - which is to "pop it up!" This is my last guest design spot for the HM challenge and I've had a blast, so thank you everyone on the HM design team for making me feel welcome :)
I colored this image to coordinate with the papers and cardstock which are Crushed Curry, Coastal Cabanna, and Daffodil Delight - all from SU! I popped up both the paper-pieced balloon and sentiment panel on dimensionals. I added some Daffodil ribbon and a yellow gem from Pizzazz Aplenty that I recently won by playing in the House Mouse challenges! The sentiment panel was done with a Spellbinder's die and Hero Arts stamps.


I popped up the inside too with some surprise presents and more balloons with coordinating dsp. A few more snippets of ribbon and some hand-drawn balloon tails, and this was done!

I hope you have time to play along with the challenge this week, and share your ideas on popping it up!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Carol

22 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

This is just adorable, such a cute image and I love the 'surprise' on the inside with the 3D pressies.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Donna Hanley said...

Carol, This card is simply amazing. The colors are very pretty but your piecing, your popping and coloring are over the top. I, for one, will be very sorry to see your GDT spot end. You have been a fantastic addition to our little team and have shared some fantastic creativity with all of us. Enjoy your day.

Benzi said...

Oh, a very creative and adorable card, Carol. It is so colorful and fun. I'm sure you'll be missed at HM as GDT.

Sue said...

Carol, what a super fun card. And the inside is just delightful and a surprise in itself when you open the card! Beautiful coloring and papers too. Has been a pleasure having you design along side us for the past two months, we have enjoyed your creations, as we know our followers have as well.

Hugs
Sue

Diane Jaquay said...

The mice are so CUTE, and your card is AWESOME!

Lauren Hatwell said...

I love the colour combo you've used here Carol and the pop up centre is great. Lx

Donna Nuce said...

Love the bright colors on this card and your unique card style. Have a great day!

Heather said...

A gorgeous card Carol, a lovely colour scheme and I love this image (winging it's way to me - whoopee). The inside is fabulous - I love the design and gorgeous papers!!!

hugs
Heather xx

JD/ Jill said...

What a cute, Nicely colored, and creative fun card. Now you have inspired me to make a pop up card!

jimlynn said...

Inside and out......sensational!!! SO PRETTY and love the way you did the inside for this one.
Lynn

Dot said...

Such a sweet and cute card, Carol, love it, I was tempted to use the same image but changed my mind. Great to have you with us as a GDT.
hugs Dorte

Christine said...

Awww Carol awesome take on the chall theme, sweet image with lovely colouring & the inside is a fab surprise pop up..how clever..
Many thanks for your stunning mousey creations you have made as our GDT we all appreciate your lovely work..

Looking forward to more of your cards in the challs..

smiles Christine x

Irish Cherokee said...

Cute and really creative Carol. Love the inside pop-up.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Finally got a password to come online. This is really adorable with the pop out center.

Sue from Oregon said...

Aw Carol-your HM has come full circle! I was so excited to have you as a GDT! Your creation is super cute...love the surprise gift packages inside!

♥ Sue Kment

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Carol :-) one of my all time fave images and the colours and papers are perfect,,, what a lovely surprise to see the pop up inside ! absolutely fabulous :-)

it has been wonderful having you along with us for the past couple of months,,, we will miss you but look forward to seeing you entering the challenges :-)
luv
Lols x x x

scrappymo! said...

This card is a real treat to view! Love the colours you chose...so cheery! That inside is such a delight.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Love your card! The colors are so adorable and SURPRISE is right. Oh my! And then we get to see the inside of your fabulous card and that is just as nifty.

Brenda said...

OMGosh Carol this card is amazing! I love that cute image, love these little mice! The one curled up on the stack of balloon reminds me of my dog. lol I love how you did the inside with the presents, I've seen this done before but haven't tried it. But after seeing your card, I just might have to have a go at it. Hugs

MaryH said...

WTGo on this HM card. I'm loving these little mice, and all the front details. Then - when I saw the 2nd picture...Oh Wow! Terrific fold making those prettily wrapped 'presents' in the center. Love these colors together. Whoo-eee..Smashing. TFS

merrymstamper said...

Beautiful!!! Love the combination of papers and images on this adorable card.

Jen said...

Love this card! Been looking for this stamp since I saw this over at the HM challenge. Great colors and design. Thanks for the inspiration!