Pop-up baby card with a tutorial

Posted by Camilla Støen Bakke

19 April, 2017 - , , ,

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Hi there! Hope you all had a wonderful Easter. Here comes a card I have made both for Maja Design and Magnolia. I have will also show you how I made the moon and the pop-up effect.

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For this project I have used the beautiful Vintage Spring Basics collection and the Vintage Baby collection. Now to the little step by step:

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I started with making the moon. First I used my compasses. I made a circle with a diameter of 16 cm. Then I drew the rest of it by hand like this. I used hard cardboard for this.

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Then I painted the edges of the moon with white Gesso.

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Then I drew the moon on some Maja Design pattern papers (two times, for the front and the back).

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Then I inked the edges with Distress Ink pad, Walnut Stain.

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Place the baby on the moon.

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Fold a paper strip like a rectangle and fasten it like this. Make two so that the moon will have a good grip inside the card. (You can see this better on the finished card)

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To decorate the card, I have cut out some shapes from Maja papers: heart background, celebration, star tag, (flag and) cloud, castle. The dies are Magnolia DooHickeys.

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I will now show you some details of the finished card, and how the pop-up looks like.

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A close up of the baby.

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Under you see how the front of the card looks like.

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Here is a list of paper used:

Thank you so much for visiting the Maja Design blog today!

With love,

Camilla

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2 Comments

  • What a beauty here Camilla, you´ve really made a masterpiece here once again. I love your soft and cute babycard and thanks sooo much for explaining how it´s made too with this special effect on it, that can make any new mum smile, when she recieves a card like this.

  • Elizabeth says:

    This is so adorable. Lovely.

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