Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lori Whitlock Blog Hop: Sending Love Pop-up Mailbox Card

Hello and welcome to Lori Whitlock's February blog hop!  You should be arriving here from Corri's blog or if you're just joining us you can start from the beginning at Lori's blog.  :)

As I was looking through all of Lori's beautiful shapes trying to decide what to make, her adorable Fence Mailbox Pop-up Card jumped out at me (no pun intended).  I thought it would be so much fun to create it with a Valentine's Day twist! 

Since the front of the card doesn't come with a design, I decided to combine several of Lori's cutting files to decorate it.  I borrowed the scalloped frame from her Scalloped Easel Card and used one of my original favorites of hers from the Silhouette store that I had never found the time to play with.  

To reinforce my Valentine's Day theme, I cut the mailbox from red and added a little matching red bird to the tree (removing his legs).  I somewhat awkwardly cut a slit in my mailbox to slip in a little love letter cut from a piece of Doodlebug Lovebugs Paper.

I finished off my card with a sentiment from one of my new favorite stamp sets by Simon Says Stamp called Sending Happy Thoughts.  I cut an extra heart from the heart flowers set and added a touch of Glossy Accents to create my own epoxy dot of sorts.  :)

I thought I would also share a digital layout I created for Lori awhile back which I never got around to sharing here on my blog.  This is yet another layout I created for my annual 8x8 Shutterfly album using their Custom Path Feature.  It was inspired by a sketch by two of my favorite Sketch designers, Allison Davis & Debbie Sanders at Scrapbook Generations.  

I love this digital collection by Lori!  With this one collection you could almost create a whole year's worth of pages.  It's especially perfect for those of you who love to make personalized calendars with a cohesive look since it covers almost all the seasons and holidays.

To create my card I used the following cut files available in Lori's shop:
For my Layout I used the following digital kits available at Snap.Click.Supply:

This week you can get 30% off all her and Kolette Hall's amazing cutting files and fonts using the code "February" through February 15, 2015.  :)

Never fear digital fans, there is also a one-day sale over at Snap.Click.Supply using the code "LWFEB15HOP".  :)

She also is giving everyone a free cutting file and a chance to win a $20 gift card.  Head over to her blog to check it out.  :)

Make sure to check out all the inspiring projects at my fellow teammates blogs & leave comments for more chances to win.  Your next stop in the hop is Traci's Blog.  :)

Paper Team:

Digital Team:

Thanks so much for stopping by.  :)

Supplies Used (available at Scrapbook.com)


  1. I always love your bright color combinations! Cute pop-up card!

  2. I love scenes and this pop up is super awesome!
    New to Silhouette,

  3. You are so wonderfully creative! Love your all your details like the stitching on the veins of the leaves and stems. And how lucky for you that the size of the heart envelope image perfectly matched the mailbox. :) TFS

  4. Fun projects!Awesome inspiration! TFS.

  5. Can't wait to try the fence card!! So cute!! Love it!

  6. Amazing projects, Mendi! Love your take on the pop up fence card!!!

  7. Adorable projects, love the colors,

  8. Super cute! I love to see files used in such fun creative ways! Great inspiration! Your layout is wonderful too! Thanks for sharing.

  9. Oh my goodness...I love the way you used this card! So clever, and adorable! You always have such cute projects!

  10. The pop up card is super duper cute!!!!!! Love the sentiment from SSS too :)

  11. This is SOOOOOOOOO incredibly done - you have just about floored me with your stitching skills - scallops and little short stitches for those leaves - Awesomely done!! Wow - this card is just so cute and adorable - made me smile so big to see it - Thank you for the heartlift!!!


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