Sunday 20 July 2014

Double Fence with Balloons

Good morning friends!

I have a fun card to share today, using the House Pivot die (a Pop it Ups die by Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs).  Here is a peek at the front … sponged clouds with an ECD Balloon die cut from polka dot paper and inked.

To create this card, I cut the blue inner card slightly smaller than A2 size, then cut a double fence using the House Pivot Die.  Instead of having the two side fences PIVOT though, I folded them at the pivot points so they would remain in their spots. Since they would need to be adhered in place though, I cut a white A2 sized card and attached the blue card inside the white one. That gave me the backing piece I needed to adhere the folded fence portions too.  

I added a few more die cut balloons … I have so much fun with these balloon dies!  They are a great way to use up scraps. The grass pieces were cut and attached to a strip of the same green patterned paper.

I cut two more fence pivots, trimming away the excess and attached the pieces on either side of the folded, glued down fence. That gave me a fence that went right across the card.

The Happy Birthday was cut from Red Velvet Adhesive Sheets and added to the left side, and I added some some bakers twine to tie one of the balloons to the fence.

Supplies used:
Card Size - Standard A2 (4-1/4 x 5-1/2)
902 House Pivot (double fence) - Pop it Ups, Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
781 All Seasons Tree (Grass) - Pop it Ups, Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
402 Red Velvet Sheets - Elizabeth Craft Designs
738 Happy Birthday - Elizabeth Craft Designs
726 Balloon dies - Elizabeth Craft Designs
Blue card stock - Stampin' Up
White card stock
Green patterned paper - The Paper Studio
Scraps of other patterned papers
Stardust Gelly Roll pen
Bakers twine

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. Love the double fence and the balloons floating in the sky

  2. fly fly away- you made a perfect card!

  3. Super fun card Karen. I have bought the Balloon die because of all the awesome cards you've made with them.


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