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Friday, June 4, 2010

Watch out for that...

Howdy friends,
I have another project to go with this week's theme. Know what it is yet???
Here's the card front:
This is Hula Anya colored with Copics. She's so cuuute! Love how she's working the coconut bra!
I used this Club Anya & Friends Sketch:
And when you open it...

POP goes the coconut!
Mmmmm, I LUUUUV coconut! The kind you get from the tropics is sooo yummy! And as an official coconut connoisseur, let me tell you that not all coconuts are the same.

Again, I used the Sizzix Ball die. I cut the main parts out of coconut bark (aka brown textured cardstock) & only the top piece in white for the coconut meat & left a bit of that showing. Popped in a straw I trimmed to fit inside (sorry, I only had blue straws) & a little umbrella & we're ready to Luau! The umbrella would have to come out when closing the card, but the straw will tuck in there nicely :)
Here are a few more peeks:
I cut out the letters with my Cricut using the Life's a Beach cart. This is such a cute font :) This card is just callin' me & reminding me that summer vacation is almost here. I've just got to hang for 1 more week :) then I get to bust out MY coconut bra! ewww, just kidding ;)

Fun Fact: Falling coconuts kill 150 people every year which is 10 times the number of people killed by sharks. Now you're one step closer for that Jeopardy championship :)

Thanks for popping in today. I'm off to eat some coconut gelato!
Gotta Go!




The 411
Stamps: Hula Anya- The Greeting Farm
Ink: Memento black, Chestnut Roan
Paper: Choc Chip, Very Vanilla- SU!, Mango Luau- BoBunny
Accs: Sizzix Ball Die, flower punch- EK Success, Bridal Flower Confetti- Michaels, Flower Card EF- Quickcuts, Cricut- Life is a Beach cart, Oval Nesties, Copics

8 comments:

  1. my gosh, Karli! Another stunning creation - you go girl!!!!!


    P.S. I was just watching a show "Man vs Wild" and they said the same thing about the coconuts :) Now I'll definately remember!111111

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  2. So super cute!
    Now I know if I'm ever stranded on a deserted, I'm better off in the water than hangin out under a palm tree. Thanks, you may have saved my life!!

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  3. This is adorable..love the coconut...I just love your pop up cards..TFS

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  4. WOW!! This is fabulous!!! Beautiful colors and that pop-up coconut is so much fun!! TFS!

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  5. Great colors on your card- great floral accents and layout too. That coconut is really neat- you get so much use from your cricut! Watch out for thos coconuts! Yikes!

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  6. OMG! This is such fun and such an amazing project, you are officially Queen of the pop-up coconuts. Wow!

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