Collaboration with PBP and KB

Saturday, October 19, 2019
- Happy Saturday everyone -

I am so happy to be here hopping along with Pear Blossom Press and Karen Burniston. Karen's interactive dies are AMAZING, and ... Pear Blossom Press knocked it out of the park with these super EZ-Lights! Talk about taking all of the guess work out the assembly.

For my card I am using the EZ-Lights! along with the Photo Collage Pop Up. Just a heads up ... I have a ton of pictures to share for the how to, but I promise not to talk too much LOL.

Now onto my card ...

I chose to go with an Alien theme for my nephews birthday coming up.
I worked from the inside out for this card.  The next few pictures show the actual flipping mechanism for the photos to pop out. Also Karen has awesome video tutorials to show step by step for each step in assembling your card. You can find the video on her website under the Photo Collage Pop Up page or at her You Tube channel. I promise they are not at all as scary or as hard as they look.
Step one ... cut out the main pieces.  
 Step two ... Fold and glue your arms.
 Step three ... glue or tape to your card. See how the open square in the middle lines up perfectly with the center fold.
Step four ... close the card slightly so you can interlock the center hinge.
Now you can attach your pictures or stamped images to your inside mechanism.  I recommend watching the video for this part so you can get your photos correctly placed so they don't show when they are closed or they don't get hung up on each other. 

Now for the front light up portion of the card ...
Isn't that SO COOL? I had to turn my light box off to get a good picture of the lights for you.
I glued my glitter piece on my card front panel.I cut a small circle into the center.  This allows for my EZ-Lights! to come through with all of the guts behind the card panel. 
Once I have enough of the wire stuck through I attach everything in the back.  I glued my battery and button to my card where I wanted to place my "press here" button. I finished taping down all of my extra wire.  I know some might not like all the extra wire but I love it ... you never know what project you will be doing and where you have to wrap your wire around, ya know? Like I did ... you can always tape down the unused portion. Now flip your card panel over ...
 As you can see I wanted each light shining through every other blue light on my flying saucer.  I strategically placed each one and taped them down.  I added my foam tape but DO NOT glue it down yet ...
 Make sure the lights work before you glue it down.  These work perfectly so go ahead at attach it down to the center of your glitter piece.
I add a TON of foam tape so nothing hinders my card from working, especially since these cards take a little extra time to create.  I actually have two layers of foam tape so it is the same height as my button. Attach to your card base, and ... YOU ARE DONE!

Once again here is the full card ... I had so much fun making this card.  I will definitely be making more interactive cards using both Karen Burniston dies and Pear Blossom Press EZ-Lights!


I love how you get interaction on both the front and the inside of the card.!


Thank you so much for hopping along with us on the Karen Burniston and Pear Blossom Press Collaboration Hop! Be sure to comment along the way to be entered to win one of two great prizes:
  • Snowman Twist Circle Die Set with a 5-pack of EZ-Lights, or 
  • Cake Pop-Up Die Set with a 5-pack of EZ-Lights! 
Now don’t worry if you aren’t drawn as one of the winners; we’ve got a special gift for everyone! Just enter the code POPANDLIGHT for 15% off your purchase at karenburniston.com or pearblossompress.com. One code works for both shops! (Coupon code valid until November 2, 2019.)

You hopped here @ Niccole Kulig ... next up in the hop is Frances Byrne.



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Two prizes will be awarded to two separate winners, chosen at random, from comments left on participating blogs and videos. No purchase necessary. Comments must be posted by 11:59 pm PDT on October 26, 2019. Only one comment per blog or video will be counted, but you can comment on multiple blogs and videos in the hop for additional entries. (This is to prevent spam.) Contest open internationally to participants over 18 years of age. Void where prohibited by law. Any personal information collected will only be used for the purposes of contacting winners, your information will never be shared or sold. Comments left on YouTube videos must not violate community guidelines. This contest is not sponsored by YouTube. Winners will be announced on November 28, 2019 here and prizes must be claimed within thirty days of announcement, or new winners will be drawn.

Thank you  ... I am so happy that you hopped along with me on the collaboration with 
Pear Blossom Press and Karen Burniston

Until next time ... Hugs & inky fingers!   -Nic-

34 comments

  1. ADORABLE!!!
    This hop rocks!
    TFS your fabulous card!

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  2. Putting the lights in your flying saucer was a brilliant idea!

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  3. Oh, this is too cute Niccole! Just adorable!!!

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  4. Adorable card. These dies and lights were made to work together. Tyfs

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  5. I love this - the light up flying saucer is SO fun. Great job with the Photo Collage too! Great card.

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  6. Cute theme & love the photos with your steps.

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  7. Such a 'out of this world' card !! I Love it. Especially how you have the space ship light up. Way cool :)

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  8. Love the bright colors on the adorable card.

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  9. Fabulous - love the light up of the flying saucer and this adorable layout with all the wonderful creatures - TFS

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  10. Your coloring and this light up outerspace card is out of this world! Awesome!

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  11. Fantastic card - love the light up space ship. Your coloring is great!

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  12. Funky. Hope your nephew adores this card as much as the rest of us reading, what a lot of awesome auntie pints you're going to score with this lil man. Brilliant, just brilliant x

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  13. So fun! I do love the explosion of pics with this pop up mechanism. And the light up cover makes it even more enjoyable. Thank you for sharing!

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  14. Love your alien theme, your nephew will be thrilled! So much fun!

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  15. This is adorable with the ET theme.

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  16. how fun! thanks for the inspiration!

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  17. Soooo cool card. Amazing creation. Hugs Irene

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  18. What a fun alien themed light up card!

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  19. Wow! Double the interactive! Love the space theme! This card will be hard to top! Thanks for sharing!

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  20. Your card is space-tacular! Your nephew is going to love this card. Great way to use the lights. Love all the alien images.

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  21. WOW!!! Nanu Nanu...out of this world card!!! Thanks for inspiring me :)

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  22. Those aliens are so cute! Love your card thanks for sharing xox

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  23. Wonderful card! I love that Galaxy paper. It's perfect for all those fun aliens. I'm sure you're nephew will love it.

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  24. Way too cool! I'm impressed at how you got the lights to show up in the pics, too!

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