Wednesday, July 29, 2009

A Pop Up Cake for Taylor

This is the card for Taylor - she loves Elmo!The "2" on the front spins!!!!


When the card is opened, a Pop-Up Cake with Elmo peeking out at the top left corner is revealed.

Here is a closer look at the cake. Tip: Cut the top of the cake so it is not more than 1" high otherwise it will peek out of the card when it is closed.

Here is the back of the cake:

And here is Elmo: Face is using the Scallop Circle Punch. 1/2" Punch used for the eyes and Nose. 1/4" Circle Punch used for the pupils. For the mouth, use a 5/8" Circle Punch and cut in half.

Here's what it took to make this card. See the strips for the cake? To enable these strips to wrap around the cake more easily, they are "curled". (run the strips of paper in between 2 fingers: just like curling ribbon)

This is how the "spinner was made. It uses 2 real pennies with a dimensional in between to enable it to spin.

  • Stamps: Happy Everything, On Your Birthday, Dot Background, Schoolbook Serif Numbers (asterisk), "2" Mixed Font (making Memories)
  • CS: Real Red, Only Orange, Summer Sun, Whisper White, Going Grey, Black
  • Ink: Craft White, Real Red
  • Accys: Big Shot Pop-Up Cake Die, Big Shot Scallop Circle, Big Shot Naturally Serif Alphabet Die, Word Window Punch, 1-1/4" Circle Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch, 1/2" Circle Punch, 5/8" Circle Punch (non SU), 1/4" Circle Punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Trio Flower Punch, Stampin' Write Pens: Real Red, Summer Sun, Only Orange, Sticky Tape, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots.

Taylor had a great time celebrating her birthday. Thank you for stopping by today...........XOXO


Lorie said...

Oh, my word Patti! This is fabulous!

ChristineCreations said...

What an adorable birthday card! I bet she just LOVED it! Great vibrant colors and details.

Anonymous said...

I just love this card and have seen it in a few directions on the cake thou...I love your elmo and the spinner too...can you let me know where I can find the directions to make one of these.?

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She is sure to love this for a long time..very interactive card.


Going with the Flow By Renee said...

This is adorable! I wish you would do a video on one of these so I can see what you have done. I am such a visual person and I need that added "visual"! Thanks for sharing, Renee

Ann said...

WOW!!! You have so many awwesome ideas!!

Liam said...

This is just soo adorable. I love it but everything you do is amazing. I will definately have to case this one. Very clever once again. Love all your pop up cakes you do.


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Elizabeth *^..^* said...

So adorable!! Love how you used the three flower punch to decorate. Way to go!! Perfection Pop Up!

Peggy Maier said...

So cute! This is a wonderful creation!

eunice said...

What a delightful card to make any child happy! Super idea to do the spinner on the outside and big cake surprise inside. Love it!!!