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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Pop & Circumstance

Hi friends,
Thanks so much on your comments for yesterday's apple pop-up card. It was quite easy to do :) but today's card... well... not so much! You'll see what I mean...
Wanna peek?
Here's the cover:
And when you open it...

Out pops... the GRADUATE!
This was not the card I was going to share today, actually. But this idea popped into my head this morning while I was getting ready for school. So I came home & tried to create what I had pictured in my head before it was gone forever ---> you know, to the place where all the "don't forget" things go. ;)

For the graduate, I also used the Sizzix Ball Die. I cut the flesh toned pieces & assembled them as you normally would. Then I die cut the hair (brown) & ran it through the CB D'vine swirls EF to give this guy some swirly curls.

Here's a side peek:
See those curly locks! BTW, the reason why this turns is because I added an extra piece underneath him so that his head could spin around (kinda like the exorcist--- but no projectile pea soup & scariness!!! hee!) To make his cap, I cut another layer in black & cut those pieces then I cut out a square for the mortarboard which I adhered to the top with foam adhesive.

Here's a peek at the back:
I know his hair in the back is uneven :) but this is probably how it WOULD look if I cut hair!!! (hee!) ---> keepin' it real, ya know!

A peek from above:
The "congrats" behind him was cut with my Gypsy (luuuuv!) Then I added some googly eyes & bad pen work for the face features (will have to work on that!) and I made the tassel with some embroidery floss.

So this project qualifies for the same challenges as my apple card. Here they are again:
I used the square version of the fab sketch from Mojo Monday #141.

And...... for Just Us Girls ---> dry embossing: his hair for curls



And if you've stuck this far, you get a gold star! So have you guessed the theme for this week yet??? Remember, there may be a POP quiz later... I'm just saying :)


Thanks so much for peeking today! Hope you like my grad guy:) and if there's a grad guy... then you know there can't be a grad girl too far behind ;)
Gotta Go!

10 comments:

  1. WOW-this is totally FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love it! Thanks for sharing this!

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  2. That's so cool! I would have never thought of that!

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  3. This is the coolest card and what a fun idea! Sophia is right I would have never thought of that either!

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  4. Holy Cow!! this is sooooo stinkin' cute & creative!!!! I just love it!!!

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  5. AWESOME Karli! You really went all out on this one! Love your little details (like the curly hair)
    Hugs,
    Kristina

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  6. JudyI in St. Louis MOJune 2, 2010 at 7:14 PM

    That is fabulous! What a great graduation card.

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  7. Karli you completely ROCKED this mojo sketch. love how you did the hair too.

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  8. Love your creativity this week with the 'pop' die!

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  9. Really clever, love it. The curly hair is amazing. Such a cool project!

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  10. oh my gosh, this is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!! What a clever way to do the hair too - Love it :)

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