Monday, July 20, 2020

Karen Burniston New Release Blog Hop

The excitement has begun -- time for a new release from Karen Burniston.  She has 16 new dies in this release, and you can pre-order them NOW!  Shipping will start August 3rd.  The design team has been showing sneak peeks for several days, and to celebrate this new release we are having a blog hop -- and you have a chance to win one of seven $25 gift certificates to the Karen Burniston store.


I have been having lots of fun with this release.  The card I have to show you today is made with the Pop 'n Swap die.


My 12-year old grandson William recently became SCUBA certified, and I made this card for his parents.  On the front, peeking out of that little window, you can see a photo of him as a baby.  The sentiment is from another Karen Burniston die set -- Word Set 11/Treasure.


When you open the card, the small photo folds down behind the sentiment panel, and another one pops out from the bottom.  This one shows William in his SCUBA gear, of which he is very proud!  I made the sentiment using a label maker.  The sun is from another new die set -- Landscape Scene.


This video shows how the mechanism works.


Each member of the design team is giving away a $25 gift certificate, so make sure you comment on each blog post for more chances to win!  Entries can be made until Monday, July 27th.

Karen B
Karen A
Frances
Fran
Kelly
Lois (that's me)
Sandy

And good luck to you!

79 comments:

StampOwl said...

Love the before and after photo, perfect for those big birthdays

fran said...

Really sweet card!

Retta said...

I just love reveal-type cards. There's a surprise hidden in each one. They work perfectly for before/after photo cards. Very cute card!!

Unknown said...

Awesome Lois!!

Scrapthat said...

Very cute! TFS

karen said...

I love the reveal aspect and how you used the sun to make a window.

Brenda said...

Love thos die.. it will be one of must have...I cant buy them all at once...so this will be one of the first shopping spree though

Avra Williams said...

so cute!

Katherine said...

Love this card. This die will be a must have

Marie said...

This is a sweet way to show before and after pics.

Gail said...

Another great die and you did a fabulous job once again Lois with that cute, cute creation - TFS

Tami said...

Such a great card! I love how you used the photos. I’m about to be a grandma, so seeing the pictures from young to old is how I’m seeing my oldest right now. It’s hard to believe how fast kids grow up. Thank you for sharing such a great card!!

Missy said...

Very nice job! Love the photos...

Jacquie said...

Love this with photo’s what a great idea!!! 😍

lee said...

great use for this die! and my they do grow up too fast

Andre M. said...

Such fun interactivity with this design, William is sure to love it. So fun that the little William hides as his older self is revealed.

Dotsy said...

Very cute! He will love it!

Marcia said...

Great idea to highlight the change in his 12 years. This die is so versatile and your idea is great inspiration on a way to use it.

Marcia said...

Great idea to highlight the change in his 12 years. This die is so versatile and your idea is great inspiration on a way to use it.

Liz H. said...

So sweet. Congrats to your grandson on earning his SCUBA.

Linda said...

Thank you for sharing your card with us. Love the new dies. I had to add to my wish list.

Beth B. said...

Great card. I'm thinking first day of kindergarten and graduation swaps.

Craftdabbler87 said...

This is so clever. Thank you for the inspiration. Well done!

Samantha Roberts said...

Great idea dor using this new pop up 😊

Sue S said...

Great idea to have a peek-a-boo window on the front! Fun card!

Karen Inchak said...

How VERY clever using a baby picture then a grown- up picture......love it!

sillygirl said...

Fun card to send! Great release!
Claudia

Brebda said...

So right! they do grow up so fast. Such a sweet card. Love the mechanics in this one.

cghundley said...

What a fun idea!
Love this frame
inside.
Carla from Utah

Susan CG said...

Love the dies!

Jeanie Balke said...

Your idea for this card is going to send me to the photo albums! Love it!

Karen N said...


I just love reveal-type cards. There's a surprise hidden in each one. They work perfectly for before/after photo cards. Very cute card!!

Jan said...

Your card is so creative!!!

Jan J said...

Thanks for inspiring me.. love the sun window
Jan J

Linda said...

I love the design teams ideas, I feel you inspire us to design our ideas into beautiful cards. Thank you for showing us your designs.

Pat Bethke said...

Very nice card, I like the before and after pictures

Candy said...

Adorable!!! Great idea!!! Inspires me!!! Thank you!

Joyce said...

Such a neat card, showing the baby and the now photo.

Yvonne said...

Sweet card, Lois

eunice said...

What a neat idea to use photos for this interactive card to make this card into one that will become a treasured keepsake for your grandson! Loving all the fun and creative possibilities to this new interactive die set!

dyeandpigment said...

Really like how you personalized your card.

Christa White said...

I really like the idea of a before and after for this die. I also like the sneak peek you get in the front of the card with this technique. Great card!

ksplumlee said...

Cute card. great for graduation. Love the idea of a baby pic & older pic. Thanks for sharing.

Cindy said...

Great idea!

Cynthia said...

Love all the new dies! It inspires me to try more new designs!

yup said...

I love the new dies, I'm going to have a rough time picking . Especially hard when older dies I don't have keep whispering in my ear to pick them.

NVD said...

Nice use of the new dies. I will have trouble picking if I win.

Diane Hillstrom said...

Great card! Starts my creative juices flowing.

Balsam Ridge Crafts said...

Great card! So many possibilities! Love the dies....

Becky said...

Love the idea. Another versatile die that can lend itself to unlimited possibilities! Great job!

Martha said...

This design is really great - so many possibilities with it! I love it.

Pam said...

Wonderful card!

Torrey said...

What a great use of this die set! You gave me some great ideas!

Unknown said...

i like this! Now I'm looking through the baby pictures of my nieces... gotta make this card for their folks. Thanks!

Happy Stamps said...

A great show of the versatility of this Fabulous die set. How many ways can you come up with. I don’t know but I will find out when I get this set.

Peggy said...

WOW great card and so many possibilities. Thanks for sharing.

donna/Dan Levine said...

Very clever use of the flip ‘n swap !! I love using pictures in cards and this is must to copy!!

Kay said...

Great idea! Cute card

stampingvickisvisions said...

Oh I love this idea, a before and after type card! I think this is my favorite of the new release.

LibbyD said...

Who wouldn't LOVE getting this kind of card! It's a darling concept, and I love the name, Pop n' Swap! I wish I could come a play with you all, just for one day! Thanks for keeping us crafters on the ball, and in the house at the same time! Be safe!

Debbie said...

What a fun idea for this card. I’m sure they’ll love it.

Unknown said...

Very creative. Love the colors.

raquelmason.blogspot.com said...

Love the Pop N Swap die!

lynnl said...

Super cute card! Congratulations to William! My brother became certified at 60 and now spends 6 to 8 months of the year in Cozumel. He rents a place there year round and dives every chance he gets.

slbt17 said...

ain't that the truth! they do grow up so fast - great idea!

NancyR said...

Great card! Love the idea of showing the different pix.

Suzanne said...

Isn't that the truth and what an awesome way to show it!

Rene from OZ x said...

Hi Lois, love your card, the pop-up is great.
Rene from OZ x

Viki Banaszak said...

They DO grow up so fast. One day they are in diapers the next your trying to keep them from driving. LOL Very cute card.

Made just for you by Cindy Rhew! said...

Sweet card!

Rita Edwards - Edwards Design said...

Very nice composition with these new designs!
Hugs, Rita

Vivian C. said...

Awesome card. Great die with loads of potential. Fun way to include photos. Too true about time, it passes so quickly.

Christine Pooler said...

Fantastic card!

Belinda said...

This card is very cute. Loved the way you personalized it.

April J said...

Cute idea!

Kristina H said...

What a great idea for your card! 😍

Nicole Brown said...

I love the flip out mechanism of this die! Cute card!

Sue D said...

Very clever design for your grandson's parents.

Karin Barry said...

Love the before and afters! Wish you had linked the dies you used