Wed 20

Lots of Dots Challenge Reminder!
by Jennifer Svare

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Hello everyone! More great Fall Blitz inspiration will return soon, but we wanted to take a super quick break to remind you of a fun way to inspire others and win a prize! Have you entered your Lots of Dots challenge card yet? If not, great news! There is still time to create, inspire, and enter the drawing. Entering is easy - details are here. 

So, here's my contribution of of dots, dots, and more dots!  The dots on this 5" x 5" card came from patterned paper, the Ball Wreath die, a dotted clouds embossing folder, circle frame, and a dotted border separating the background pieces - even the cheeks on the adorable little Narwhal!

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What I love most about this card is that the dimension is all throughout. There is shadow underneath the ball wreath, lots 0f stacked layers in the frames. Using circles and a square shape together added to the dimension, as well. So much fun to make!

Check out the video below, and be sure to enter your "lots of dots" card ~ can't wait to see it!

~The Fall Blitz fun returns tomorrow!~

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Tue 19

Happy Halloween
by Nancy Penir

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Hello! And welcome to my post featuring Poppystamps newest... Halloween release! It couldn't get more exciting around here, with the new stamps and dies. I get to feature the newest pumpkin set, Swirl Pumpkin and Harvest Pumpkin!

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Oh how I love this time of year! Changes everywhere, from the weather, to the leaves on trees, fall is definitely in the air. Even the food we eat takes on a pumpkin spice flavor! (Lattes anyone?)

Pumpkin Swirl is everything Poppystamps is known for: perfectly sized and shaped with even the sweetest vine curled on top! And with it's mate, Harvest Pumpkin, you can use just the silhouette or back it with contrast color.

Let's look at how I made this card. I love to create a scene, and with a bit of drama for the Halloween season. Sponge inking a background came first, in colors that will let my pumpkins take center stage.

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Now for a slightly spooky tree...

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I created a stencil with Poppy's Birch Tree die, sponging it with a ghostly gray,  and next made a frame from Poppy's largest Pointed Oval Frames. 

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I cut the frame several times to pop it up, then added the sponge inked frame to the top of my stack.

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All 3 pumpkins were cut with glitter paper, and the orange pumpkin popped up with foam. My greeting is also a new die, Happy Halloween Signs. You're going to be seeing this set of sentiments a lot during the release. It's beyond cute, with just a bit of  'Haunted Mansion' flare to it!

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Are you excited? You could win the set of your choice by leaving a comment on the different posts all week.

Good Luck, Happy Fall and happy creating!

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Mon 18

A Fall Blitz of Treats!
by Jennifer Svare

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There's something special about that little crisp breeze this time of year that never fails to spur fall baking in my kitchen, and I always get excited for the holiday season about now.

This fabulous new release of fall dies by Poppystamps has taken my excitement over the edge this year - any of these dies make the perfect embellishments for mini loaf gift boxes!  I'm pretty sure everyone within 10 feet of me will be receiving one over the coming holidays.  The no-fail pumpkin bread recipe, which I'll share with you, is so easy and delicious!

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In the video below, I'll show what I did to create one of each fall theme ~ "Pumpkin Harvest" and playful Halloween.

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 Congratulations to the winner of our slider event super stick chick!  We appreciate all your nice comments!  




**Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win the beautiful and versatile Oak Leaf Collage die!  During the fall blitz, Poppystamps will be giving away a prize on each blog post.  The blog blitz runs from September 16-26, 2017. To enter to win, you need to leave a comment on each of the posts that you wish to enter.   (To enter all the posts during the blog blitz you need to leave a comment on each one.)  One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts.  One prize per person per blog blitz. A random number generator is used to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST September 29 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on October 2.  Have a great day!

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Sun 17

Fall Release Blog Blitz
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there and welcome to the Poppystamps Halloween Blog Blitz! Always exciting when Poppystamps has new stamps and dies!  If you would like a chance to win this  Creepy Forest Collage  , all you have to do is be sure and leave a comment on this post. . There are some really fun new dies and stamps!

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 I use fun foam when I make a shaker.  I add adhesive and then start laying fun foam on the back and trim where needed , I like it much better then foam tape. I added vellum to the back of the shaker after filling it up with a sequin mix, then I place it on top of the card base. I think the vellum gives it a bit more sound when you shake it.

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I sniped the two little ghost from Ghost Collage to add to this little spooky scene , yet still very friendly for some of my younger grand-darlings.

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All the Poppystamps products I used are linked below.  Good luck , I hope you win! Its so nice of Dave ( the owner) to let  each of us give away a new product of our choice! That gives you  plenty of chances to win, by leaving a comment . On the post I am giving away the: Creepy Forest Collage!

God bless you all!

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Sat 16

Fall Release Blog Blitz Begins
by Jeanne Jachna

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Thanks for stopping by!  You picked a great day for a visit!  Our Fall Release Blog Blitz begins today!   What?  You're not familiar with our Blog Blitz??? We'll you're going to love this!  For the next several days (September 16-26)  the design team is sharing projects made with the new Fall Release (you can see all the dies and clear stamp sets in the store here).    And as a special treat for you we'll be giving away one of the new dies on every post during the blitz!!  I'll give you all the details at the end of this post.. but first.. let me share a card I made for today!
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This is the new Ghost Collage die!  It's a negative die cut that will be great for shaker cards, and treat tags!
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I started with a handful of colorful card stock in shades of purple, orange and green.  I cut the Zig Zag Stripes once with each of the colors.  This will give you enough strips to make three cards! 
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I cut the Ghost Collage with a Circle Layer Die around it to make the white die cut you see in the photo.  I cut a second slightly larger circle from black card stock to place behind the ghosts.
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The new Happy Halloween Signs has a gothic look with the fancy end embellishments.  I love that the letters are attached making the sentiment easy to adhere to my design without searching out each letter.
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A few sequins add the right amount of sparkle. 
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Do you love the Ghost Collage die?  Want to win one for yourself? 

Let me fill you in on all the details ok?

The blog blitz runs from September 16-26, 2017. We'll be giving away a prize on every post during this time.  To enter to win you need to leave a comment on EACH of the posts that you wish to enter.   To enter ALL the posts during the blog blitz you need to leave a comment on EACH ONE.   One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts during the blog blitz. Only one prize per person per blog blitz. We use random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST September 29 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on October 2. Good Luck!  And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :) 

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Fri 15

Falling Leaves
by Olga Direktorenko

Today's project is my attempt to make a clean and simple card. I have combined the new Stitched Maple Leaf Trio by Poppystamps with the older Majestic Maple die and they worked together perfectly. 

I have attached a shaker panel to the easel card base and also used a fun partial die cutting technique - check out the video below!

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a beautiful fall!

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Thu 14

Sending Hugs and Prayers
by Nancy Penir

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Hi everyone! I have a card today showcasing a new stamp and die set from Poppystamps called, Sending Scribbles.

It's wonderful to have the option to use matching dies when creating a card!

Here's a look at what I used:

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I made my card a shaker using the Curved Banner Frame die, stamping inside and on the banner.

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All those cute little shaker elements are from an online shop called Buttons Galore, (more about them later this month!),

and come already mixed. This vial of sequins and beads is a Candy Cane mix. I sprinkled a few on the outside of the shaker too.

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The banner's been cut 3 times to pop up a bit, and the bottom flowers also popped up with foam.

All my images were colored with Ranger's Distress Oxide Inks.

Hope this inspires you to get creative with some of your stamps and dies! Have a fabulous day!

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Wed 13

Shaker Dots
by Marybeth Lopez


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Hi there! Marybeth here with a some more inspiration for the : Lots of Dots Challenge! Just click on the sidebar that says challenge for all the details on how to play. One random entry will win a prize ! Hope to see you play along. 

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I decided to make a shaker card using Poppystamps Dotted Border to add in my shaker.  I used the leftover watercolored paper then cut out as many dots as I could. I love the sound of the dots.

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I sure love using the Peerles Water Colors to for a  vibrant  look.

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The Circle Frames work  so well for shaker cards. I  layered them with cardstock , the second layer is acetate then the rest paper and or fun foam. 

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  I love these Poppystamps Sending Scribbles stamp and die set!  After the watercolor paper dried, I stamped and cut out the flower images. The envelope is from Birch Press Design.

Hope you're having a great week !

If you were in the path of the storms I hope you are safe, know that you are all in my prayers.

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Tue 12

Believe in the Magic
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!! 

We continue in our Slider event!!!!! Remember: Our parent company, Memory Box, has introduced new slider dies! The more posts you comment on the better your chance of winning!!!!

I love my card !!!! Look!!!!

IMG_4867You know, I love Christmas and there are only a few months  to celebrate it!!!  With Poppystamps and Memory Box together, we can  make fun interactive slider cards!!!!!!

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Stamps, dies, a lot of dies play with my imagination hehehe
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My little son saw this card and it was very fun to spin the snowflake jiji, He told me: Do you make a card for me? It's like a "fashion spinner"!!!! jijiji
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I hope you feel the magic of Poppy & Memory Box!!!!!

Do you like our Slider Event? Leave us a lot of comments!!!!!!!!!! Thanks babies!!! 

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Mon 11

Bashful Fawn. pull slider card.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, hope you are enjoying seeing these wonderful cards using these New Slider Dies from our parent company Memory Box. I have used "Straight Slider Grooves"

You have until 12 am US EST September 13 to leave comments on these posts, to be in with a chance to win dies & stamps.

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My first ever slider card! as I only received this die a few  days ago, kind of wondered what to create, I went with this cute Poppystamps Bashful Fawn. 

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Start of my card..Poppystamps  Open Hillside & Pointed Rectangle Frame.  these I taped down to die cut together through my machine..

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Added some shading with distress inks, adhered to a larger white card shape.

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Hidden pull slider! hope you understand what I have done.. I have used the smallest die from Memory Box. Straight Slider Grooves set of three. card size around 4.1/4"x 1.1/2"  I cut roughly in the centre. On the reverse I used thick foam tape strips.. Make sure you leave room for the slider strip to run smooth(mine is 3/4") Leave one short edge NO tape! to pull your hidden message.

My Bashful Fawn die cut in fawn card colour I have glued this to acetate for strength. leaving plenty down the bottom to adhere as shown onto tiny piece`s on foam tape.. dust this with statistic powder   OR (Baby powder works great) make sure nothing is going to stick and your pull slider runs smooth.

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Close up how I decorated the card front! did you notice I cut another "Open Hillside" adhered to the front with "Dotted Curve"to this.  where Bashful Fawn starts. 

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He`s half way along now!.

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Going!.

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Almost gone! 

Thanks for stopping by and don`t forget to comment..you have a chance to win a Slider Groove" die and stamp set of your choice! ..

Pam x

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