Step Up Your Cardmaking With Brenda - Spinner Card

Step Up Your Cardmaking With Brenda - Spinner Card

Hello, Miss Ink friends!! I hope you are having a great week!!

I have another way to step-up your cardmaking to share with you today!! Interactive cards are a great way to take your cards to the next level and always seem to "wow" the recipient. This is actually the first time that I've Made a Spinner Card and I am thrilled with the outcome!!

To begin, I stamped the images that I wanted to use from the Punny Farm Pig Stamp Set onto white cardstock with Copic-friendly ink. I thought it would be super-cute for this pig to be hanging and spinning from a bunch of balloons!! But for this technique, you need to have a mirror image. So, I stamped the little piggie onto my media mat and transferred the ink onto white cardstock. I did use a multi-liner to go over the lines for a cleaner image. Once I colored them with Copics, I fussy cut them out.

Next, I die-cut circles from my white cardbase, a panel of Bristol Smooth cardstock and a panel of blue cardstock. I used the same die on the cardbase and Bristol panel and a smaller one on the blue one. I wanted a blue border to show under my top panel.

The Scene Builder Stencil was used with Salty Ocean Distress Oxide Ink to ink-blend some clouds onto the top panel and the inside of the cardbase.

I added some score tape and transparent thread to the back of one of the pigs and glued the mirror image to the back of it. 

I added the thread to the front my cardbase with more score tape and trimmed away the ends.

I adhered the blue panel and the cloud panel to the front of the cardbase and adhered the balloons, The balloons were trimmed just above the pig's tail to allow him to spin freely when the card is opened. The sentiment, also from Punny Farm Pigs, was stamped onto the card front with Versafine Onyx Black Ink.


You just rotate the pig around and around as much as you like and close the card. When the recipient opens the card, the pig spins!!! So cool!! Like I said, this was my first time making one of these, but it certainly won't be the last!! Especially since I know the trick of using the media mat to create a reverse image!

Thanks so much for hanging out with me today!! Have a great week!!


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