Trying out my first box card

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April is a month of birthdays for me (including my own!) and sadly this is the first time I have been able to make a card all year. I have been drooling over the most recent Lawn Fawn releases and was inspired by their new box card die. Since I haven’t been able to get my hands on it yet, I decided I would have a go at creating my own box card. After a bit of measuring and scoring, I was pretty pleased with the end result. I hand coloured a bunch of flowers and some cute little critters with Prismacolor pencils (I was going for the overgrown garden look). I don’t have the dies for the flowers or critters so fussy cutting all the pieces took forever. I made three partitions inside the box to adhere the hills and garden to. The banner was made with the poles from Little Bundle and a scripty diecut – I found sticking two poles back to back makes it stronger so the banner doesn’t wobble around. After letting the Diamond Stickles dry, the pop-up was ready to play with, which is not only fun but helps the card to fall the right way once it is pulled out from an envelope. Now this card is off to a friend for her 30th birthday and with a few more 30th birthdays coming up too, I think I might make a few more.

Thanks for stopping by,


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I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Bizzy Bec’s April Challenge – Anything goes

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge – Hip Hop

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Happy Birthday

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 2 – Interactive Cards



  • Blissful Botanicals – Lawn Fawn
  • Critters in the ‘Burbs – Lawn Fawn
  • Quinn’s 123s – Lawn Fawn
  • Little Bundle – Lawn Fawn
  • Spring Showers die – Lawn Fawn
  • Scripty Congrats die – Lawn Fawn
  • Stitched Hillside Borders die – Lawn Fawn
  • Stitched Rectangles stackables – Lawn Fawn
  • Fresh Cut Grass die – My Favourite Things
  • Paper – Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid, Let’s Polka in the Meadow, and some silver glitter paper (from the local cheap shop that sells everything)
  • Prismacolor Premier pencils