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Have I told you lately...

 Happiest Thursday, crafters!!  Heather here with you today and I'm sharing a card that I recently created for my husband!  March 24th was our 21st (wedding) anniversary and, I thought, that required an extra special card!

To create this one-of-a-kind interactive card I used Lawn Fawn's *NEW* Platform Pop-Up Lawn Cuts die set!!  So much fun!!  It seems that this die set would be super complicated to use - BUT IT'S NOT!!  The tutorial over on the Lawn Fawn YouTube Channel is SO helpful!  I can't wait to also pick up the special Pop-Up Add-On Lawn Cuts from the Butterfly Reflections Ink Shop.  It's looks like such a fun way to add elements to this fun pop-up card!  Here is a sneak peek of my card:

First things first: I have to confess that I've been hoarding the Pink Paislee/America Crafts "Lucky Us" 6x8 paper pad for the LONGEST TIME!!!!  I just love the fun patterns so much and they're really perfect for a lovey-dovey anniversary card!  I used a bunch of the fun elements that came in the die set to decorate my pop-up card (those candy heart panels - SWOON!!!)

I love it when paper pads have those fun little sentiment strips included, but I don't always USE them.  "Have I told you lately that I love you" was just PERFECT!  

I knew that I wanted to stamp/color the fun images from Lawn Fawn's Bicycle Built for You stamp and die set along with the teeny kids/animals from Lawn Fawn's Tiny Friends stamp and die set to create this card.  I colored all of these Lawn Fawn images using Copic Markers and replicated our little family (and pets!) using them.

Finally, I used a few strips of acetate to attach little critters to the card along with the the fun sentiment {which also created a neat place to write out an anniversary message for my hubby}.  

Here is a look at the front and the back of the card!  

I love how this card came out and I hope that it inspires you to think outside the box with your card creations.  I get super satisfied when something works so well and Lawn Fawn stand alone dies really work so well!!  If you haven't tried this fun Platform Pop-Up Die Set, you need to hit up the Butterfly Reflection Ink Shop ASAP!!  Happy Crafting, Friends!


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