Saturday, June 25, 2011

Have A Ball Spinner Card




Hello everyone and welcome to my crafty little corner of the web :)  My fun card project today is for the Beach Party Blog Hop hosted by Abby!  If you'd like to start the hop from the beginning please head on over to Abby's Blog.  If you are already hopping along you should be coming from Angelica's  blog.

So, today I've made a spinner card.

If you've never heard of one before the basic idea is that when you tilt the card back and forth you have an object that spins from one side to the other.  It's actually pretty easy to create the spinner using 2 pennies with a pop dot in the center of them. I don't want to make this post too terribly long winded since I'm toward the tail end of a long hop - so I will provide a link to a helpful Youtube video on a spinner card.  I did not create this video, I just found it while searching online - check it out here!

In the video the gal uses a punch to create the card slit.  I used my Gypsy and the George and Basic Shapes cartridge to create mine.  I stretched a rectangle long and skinny, and added 2 circles onto the ends, welding everything together.

The boy and girl are from A Child's Year.  The boy is cut at 2.5 inches and the girl is cut at 1.75 inches.

The ball was made using a circle Nestability and my own hand cutting, but there is one on the Life's a Beach cartridge that looks just like it. 

The patterned papers are from Echo Park's Summer Days collection, except the red polka dots on the ball are from Stampin' Up.

The sentiment is from Pink By Design's Simply Everything set.  It says "Have a Ball"  pretty fitting, huh?

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Remember to leave everyone some comments for your chance to win prizes from fabulous sponsors like Market Street Stamps, Sakura, Kich N Bleus, and KaDoddle Bug Designs.


To continue along on the hop it's time to head on over to Ashley's Blog!



53 comments:

Vannessa said...

really nice

Richere Croll said...

What a great idea. I have never seen this before but I love it.:)

scraphappyvic said...

Wow...what an awesome card. Love the spinner ball. Great Job!

Lindsey said...

i will check that out!

Celeste said...

such am awesome card.

Lisa said...

This card is so adorable! I love the spinner beach ball! Very creative and fun! TFS :)

Lisa
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Courtney Larson said...

This makes me think of my girls playing together. And that makes me smile. Great job!

Amanda said...

OMG Amber, your card is super cute!!! I love the spinner ball, and all for fun summery colors..

Scrappy Hugs,
Amanda:0)

Carrie's Corner said...

Too cute! Love your spinner!

Carrie
cau0617 at yahoo dot com

Love That Bug said...

Amber,
Wow, what a great card, I love it
Hugs
Stacy

liz at liz's paper loft said...

way cute and cleaver too!

Kim V. said...

Absolutely adorable!! Love it.

Ricki said...

Adorable, I love these spinners but have yet to make one...will have to very soon! New follower!

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joydee1963 said...

Great idea for the beach ball! love it! joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

katieo said...

great spinner card. Chil's year has so many great cuts for all occasions I haven't tried this one
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Jenny said...

Love your card! Cute idea :)

Jenny
jenykingham at att dot net

Dawn said...

love it. i have never heard of a spinner card. i will definately have to check it out. thanks for sharing

Kristin said...

You card is too cute! I need to learn how to make one of those:)

pixiebunniedust said...

Amazing!! Loved the colors!!

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

I am a new follower!! Very neat card, i will have to watch the video to see how it is done!!
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BunnyFreak said...

Very cute idea.

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Theresa said...

Great idea on the ball. Your card is just so cute!
TFS
Theresa
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Barb said...

Ooh! I love learning about new types of cards! I had never heard of a spinner card before. Thanks for providing the link!

Margaret said...

What a neat idea. TFS the link with us too.

Kris Dietz said...

What a great card -- love the ball!

Kris
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Suzys Crafts said...

Love it. Going to scraplift!

jenni said...

Very clever card!
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Amanda said...

Cute!!!

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Comptonhouse said...

What an awesome idea to have the ball move. Thanks for sharing how it was done. comptonhouse@bellsouth.net

GabyCreates.com said...

I saw it on FB and love it! great job!

girlia said...

I really love inter-active cards.

Jamie said...

Very cute! I'm a new follower.

Jamie
jlieungh23@gmail.com
http://stellardesignz.blogspot.com/

Cathy said...

Cute card, I love spinner cards, I made a few. Thanks for sharing. mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

Crafty and Green said...

What a Sweet Card! Had a "ball" of a time looking at it!!

Blessings,
Tina

www.craftyandgreen.blogspot.com


PS New Blog Follower!

Debbie - Olivia's Nana said...

Oh I wanna try one of these slider cards!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super fun! great slider card!

v said...

Fun spinner card! Thanks for providing a link:) I've always wanted to try making one:) Thanks!

~Vanessa W

Christine America Real said...

Oh thanks so much for passing on the video, I'm going to try and make this card. You did a really good job. very cute!

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Anita Braddock said...

cute card great idea for it to spin thanks for sharing

kricketts said...

I love spinner cards! This one is super cute!

Anonymous said...

Love the card. It is so cute!

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at yahoo
dot com

Sharon said...

Such a sweet card. I've always wanted to make a spinner card. I'm going to watch the video and challenge myself. tfs

Kate said...

Cute Card. TFS

Michele F. said...

Okay... this is on my "to do" list. You make it look easy peasy. Super cute and like how you used the sillouettes on your card.
Michele :-)

Anita Braddock said...

loved everybodys cards needed to come back the hop was so great

Kelly said...

How cute! Love the beach silhouette and the beach ball!

Brendanc said...

I've never seen a spinner card before, really neat. Great idea. Now, I'm gonna try a spinner card. So inspiring. I can't wait to try to make this.

Angelica Suarez said...

This is so neat Amber! Love the silhouettes adn of course the spinner part of the card! :) - Angelica

Abby said...

I LOVE spinner cards!!!!!!!! and this one looks perfect!!! Thank you for being part of this hop with me!!!

Dilsaver Designs said...

I love that you made the ball into a spinner, really fun card :)

Amanda said...

Love the idea of a spinner card! prhmangel@gmail.com

Marlene said...

Love the spinner card! I've never made one of those before.

Juls said...

Fabby!!! Loving the white silhouttes!!! Hugs Juls