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Paradise Popup Box

Other Products: White, pink, aqua, and lime green cardstock, Altenew evergreen ink, Colorbox lime & canary pigment ink, Spectrum Sparkle pen clear, Stickles Stardust, waxed paper, Spellbinders Scalloped pop Up Box die, Copic markers B26, 24, 21, R24, 83, 81, Y11, 13, 17, G20, YG61, 63, 03, 01, C00, 1, 3, 5, YR07, 04, 02

Watch this tutorial to see how to shape the plumerias.

Instructions: Click here for a close up view of this popup box. Make the pop up box using aqua cardstock. Cut four of the main piece, two of the braces, three small scalloped pieces and one large. Fold tabs in along score lines and glue all four together. Fold down three of the sides, leaving one up to be the back of the box. Glue small scallops underneath the folded parts and the larger one to the back. Fold the tabs in on the braces and glue them to the inside of the box, evenly spaced. Cut pink mats and designer paper to fit all sides and flaps of box then glue in place as pictured. Stamp one Macaw, one Cockatoo, one lovebirds, one medium large and one medium Plumeria petal sets onto white cardstock using black ink. Sponge canary and lime ink in centers of petals. Following video above, assemble flowers. Add pink crystal drops to centers of flowers. Paint flowers with sparkle pen. Die cut three each of the leaf swirls, three of the two leaf cluster, four of the three leaf cluster onto green cardstock using black ink. Cut with matching dies and sponge edges of all leaves and swirls with evergreen ink. Cut one "with love" tag from paper pad using matching die. 

Color Macaw using B26, 24, & 21. Make the stripe on wing and eye area red with R24. Color beak using YR07, & 04, tongue with YR02. Color leaves on bird and tail with YG63, & 61. Add sparkle pen to red areas. Color Cockatoo body using C01, 03, & 00, beak and feet with C5, & 3. Color leaves and swirls with G20, YG 61, & 63. Color flowers using YG03, & 01. Color head feathers and tail using Y11, & 13. Add sparkle pen to head feathers. Color lovebirds bodies & wings using YG03, & 01. Add a bit of B21 & 24 to wings and tail as pictured. Color throat using Y11, 13, & 17. Color heads using YR07, 04, & 24 Beaks using R24. Color leaves & branch using G20, YG63, & 61. Color some flower centers using YR02, color other flowers using R83, & 81. Add stickles to flower centers. Make dots of white Nuvo drops on waxed paper, let set up a little then add tiny drops of black to centers. When these are dry peel off waxed paper and glue to eyes on all birds. Using the picture as a guide, glue birds and foliage to braces inside box and flaps, starting from the back and moving forward as you glue. Glue small tag to front flap to complete this project. 

Created By: Maureen Russell

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