So, mentioned a project I was working on a bit ago.. It was pop-up cards for some friends that I was making... One a birthday, the other a “get better” card for a close friend undergoing some serious surgery (she’s recovering perfectly btw...!).

But thought I’d show my work since I think it’s pretty cool...

Figuring out how the sailboat card is going to come together.. Completed “Feel Better” card in the background..
Cutting the background with its “pop-up” structure.
Now cutting out the different elements to be mounted to the pop-up steps.
Land mass trimmed and complete.

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Muh Sailboat!!! Was gonna do a Ketch with a hammock hanging from the mizzenmast boom, but time constraints...
Tropical islands need sunshine.
Boat, placard and some ocean ‘swells” added....

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Now just attaching the outer cover to the card....

The Results:

“Sail Boat” Card:

“Feel Better” Card: