Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Papertrey Ink Anniversary Fun ~ Day 10 ~ Movers & Shakers

This will be a quickie post so that I can get back to my sweeties!  If you haven't already visited the Papertrey Ink site, they are still celebrating their 5th anniversary!  Each day has been a new challenge (along with killer prizes:).  Today PTI introduced some really neat dies for interactive cards (think zippers, pull-out tabs, etc.).  And today's challenge is to create your own interactive card.  
I've made a few interactive cards, but I don't have any special tools for the job.  As you can see for this card, I just used my trusty circle dies. {The picture above was taken before I attached the outer frame to the card base (sorry for the blurriness).}  The inner circle and the outer frame are popped up on foam dots allowing the spaceship to move around the groove.  Take away tip: Use a button instead of a cardstock circle to anchor the moving item because they're smoother and tend to slide better.  
I finished it off with a little bit of stickle bling and a spacey sentiment!  Looks complicated, but really super easy:)  Hope you try it! 
Thanks for looking! 
{aloha, jj} 

Stamps: PTI
Ink: PTI (Fresh Snow)
Paper: Mark's Finest Papers (Evergreen)
Embellishments: Stickles
Tools: Spellbinders (Circles), Corner Chomper


  1. I think it's fabulous!
    And love how you used the circle die...
    so creative!

  2. I love this card! Love how the rocket circles the earth!

  3. What a fabulous idea! I love everything about this card!

  4. I have no little boys to make cards for at this time, but I have wanted that rocket ship and now i want it even more! Soooo cute!

  5. This is really clever. I never thought to make a circle--but a rocket circling planet earth is absolute genius.

  6. Absolutely AMAZING!!! So clever and cool - LOVE it!

  7. Just Brilliant! The circle gives so much more action to the rocket! Love it!

  8. JJ, this is awesome!! I have always been terrified on interactive cards but you make it look so easy! I might actually have to try it...
    Where's your pooch picture? Am I looking in the wrong place?

  9. Another Moxie Fab win for you! I was so excited to see your Hello card there front & centre :) Wooohooo!
    This card is SO cool - how perfect for a boy - and I love that you gave us a peek into how to do it. Yay JJ :)

  10. This is such a cool card, I'm sure whoever receives it will be super happy!

  11. Adorable and you are way to cleaver!

  12. This is so cute!! Love how you made the circle!

  13. This is absolutely DARLING, JJ!

  14. This is stellar! Love your tip to use a button. That's way better than a coin since you're right it will slide much better.

  15. Wow, this is fabulous! Just found this on Pinterest, and had to say WOW!

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