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Wedding Wishes with Chibitronics

Hello everyone! It's Ashley with a super special card for you today. My little brother is getting married this weekend so I wanted to do something extra amazing for the happy couple. I decided to try my first light up card, and I think it turned out pretty well!

The bride is originally from Alaska and that is where they are getting married so I decided to pay a bit of homage to that with the polar bears and Northern Lights-ish background. I started by making masks using Lawn Fawn Grassy Border and Hello Bluebird Pond Builder and blended the grass using various green dye inks including Lawn Fawn Cilantro. I created the galaxy background with Distress Oxides in Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet, Twisted Citron, Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers, and Chipped Sapphire. I flicked some watered down white acrylic paint on top for stars and die cut using the largest rectangle in Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables. I stamped the constellations from Lawn Fawn Upon a Star with VersaMark and embossed with Wow Sparkling Snow. I added the sentiment from Hello Bluebird North Star to the bottom with black Versafine and embossed with clear.

I then went to work creating the circuit. Here is what it looked like when it was finished. I wanted the lights to be behind the three biggest stars in the heart constellation. I used the Chibitronics copper tape to create the path for three white lights. There is also a starter kit with all the instructions to make a circuit. I needed three layers of foam tape to keep the battery from being continually pressed.

I used a paper piercer to make holes in the three largest stars of the heart constellation so they would shine extra brightly. I stamped the "Push Here" from Lawn Fawn Push Here over the spot where the battery would be and embossed with Wow Sparkling Snow before attaching the panel to the circuit piece. I finished by stamping the polar bear couple from Lawn Fawn Winter Skies and coloring with Copics before fussy cutting and adding them to the card.

Thank you so much for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed my card! Have a wonderful day!


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