Friday, May 8, 2015


** 5/30/15 Spotlight DT Favorite at Crafting By Designs! **

Hi everyone! I'm super stoked to share my 3 Girl JAM DT inspiration project with you today! You know how I love me some pretty ribbon and you know I'm a sucker for fancy folds! The tutorial for this pop-up diorama card was featured in a Splitcoast Stampers newsletter a couple weeks ago, and well, I just HAD to make one! LOL! It's a super easy project that packs a really big punch!

Now, check out this GOR-JUSS 3 Girl JAM Raspberry crinkle ribbon from the Summer Harvest Bundle! OMG... does this make your jaw drop, or what?! And I was so tickled that my cardstock and papers were a perfect match! Woo-hoo! ;)

I stamped the big greeting on a layered panel, then wrapped some Raspberry ribbon around it and created my signature big bow. I hand-cut a flag which I slid under the stamped panel and adhered both to the front of the card base. I stamped a butterfly and punched it with a coordinating punch, and affixed it to the right edge of the flag. I finished the front with a stamped postage mark and some flat-back pearls.

On the inside, I punched a scalloped aperture and affixed a panel of stamped flowers with an arched sentiment behind the opening, then adhered some coordinating cardstock and paper beneath the opening.

Here's a close-up of the aperture. Love those dainty little flowers! ;)

And here's an overhead shot so you can see the construction of this cool little card that folds completely flat for mailing. I just love it and definitely see a few more of these in my future! LOL!

Happy to enter my pop-up diorama card into the following challenges:

  • Cardstock/Paper: Stampin' Up! Rich Razzleberry cardstock (#115316), Stampin' Up! Daffodil Delight (#119683), Stampin' Up! Painted Blooms Designer Paper (#137784)
  • Stamps: Stampin' Up! Hi There (#134216), Stampin' Up! You Brighten My Day (#139106), Stampin' Up! Nature's Perfection (#139100)
  • Ink: Stampin' Up! Rich Razzleberry (#126950), Stampin' Up! Daffodil Delight (#126944), Memento Tuxedo Black; Spectrum Noir- PL3, PL4, PL5
  • Accessories: 3 Girl JAM Raspberry ribbon from the Summer Harvest Bundle, Stampin' Up! Elegant Butterfly Punch (#127526), EK Success 2" scalloped punch, white flat-back pearls, Wink of Stella

I hope you've enjoyed today's project! Be sure to stop by the 3 Girl JAM store to check out all the fun crafty goodies! There are two ways to $AVE when you shop at 3 Girl JAM this month - use code LT10 to get 10% off your entire order OR use code APRIL to add the gorgeous Spring Flowers Bundle to your regular price order for just $1.00! Thanks so much for stopping by today - we'll see you next time! ;)


  1. This is so pretty! LOVE your bow!! Love the dimension when the card is open and how it closes flat. Very cool! Thanks for joining us over at Perfectly Rustics.

  2. Such a lovely card, love the design! Thank you for joining in over at Crafty Ribbons 😄

  3. Gorgeous card, Leslie. Love the fancy- fold feature, the colour scheme and that crinkle bow of yours.
    Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.

  4. Love the rich purple and yellow colour combo, Leslie! So many great details including that gorgeous yellow butterfly and the aperture inside. Thanks for linking up with us at Time Out :)

  5. beautiful thank you for joining us at Crafty Ribbons
    Hugs Kate xx

  6. Wow that is an amazing design and I love the colour. Gorgeous ribbon and so pleased you shared such a fab project with us at TO

  7. Oh Love this!!! Fabulous Project! Love it! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes in May Challenge at Crafting By Desgins, Mo xxx

  8. wow stunning and loving the ruffled bow , thanks for sharing over on artistic inspirations x

  9. wow...what a gorgeous card!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  10. Super pretty. stunning. Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Challenge.
    Naz xxx

  11. Very pretty! Thanks for sharing during our Favorite Color Combo challenge at Simply Create Too. Lisa DT

  12. Beautiful colors and construction! That bow is bodacious! Thanks for sharing with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

  13. Very pretty project! Thank you so much for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon. Hope to see you again next time!


  14. I simply adore your design, color and details inside and out. Thank-you for joining us at the CraftsGaloreEncoreAnything Goes Challenge!

    Tamie DT

  15. Very pretty, a lot of love has gone into the making of the card. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz

  16. What a lovely card, Leslie. I love how the photo inspired you, and really love the deep purple. Thanks for playing along with us, and please join us again soon.
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

  17. This is beautiful and perfect for our challenge of Things with Wings over at Polkadoodles this time.
    Jenny x
    Polkadoodles DT

  18. Awesome card, love that bow and the colours you have used. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

  19. A wonderful creation and I'm partial to your color choice ;) Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too this time around!

  20. Gorgeous make! thanks so much for joining our 'Things with Wings' challenge at
    Claire xx

  21. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in our "Things With Wings" challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
    Bev x


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