Thursday, 14 January 2016

Sale-a-Bration retro pop-up card

I wanted to make a card with a retro vibe, so searched “retro colour combinations” on the internet. I came up with something like this: Pool Party, Delightful Dijon and Watermelon Wonder. It’s a combination that could have come straight from my In Color charts and, to be honest, it’s such a good one that I wish I had thought of it. 

Circle punches are perfect for creating a retro vibe, so out they came, too. And eventually, with a bit of playing around, I came up with this card. Pretty clean and simple, but there’s more…

Open it up and you have this fabulous pop-up greeting, which I absolutely love. It’s so simple to create with the new Party Pop-Up Thinlits Dies. Check out the Stampin’ Up! video below.

Behind the pop-out greeting is some retired paper (it wasn’t retired when I made the card!) which helps the greeting to stand out even more.

If you’d like to see a demonstration of these dies, do get in touch to book a party... but hurry – my calendar is filling fast!


  1. love this....simply elegant...what size punches did you use???

    1. Thanks, Rebecca. To be honest, I can't remember, which is why I didn't include them in the recipe. But the smallest is definitely 1" so I suspect the others are 1 1/4 and 1 3/8. Hope this helps


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