Sat 25

Wishing You Lucky
by Jeanne Jachna

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Thanks for stopping by!  I sure hope you're having a great day!  Today I'm wishing you luck and happiness with a St. Patrick's Day Card!    I like sending cards for all different occasions - they're a great way of spreading a little cheer and letting folks know you're thinking about them.  I'm not Irish, but I sure love celebrating!  It's easy to let occasions like this one slip away without much fanfare, but it's even more fun to celebrate them - to appreciate and enjoy every day and embrace the diversity of different nationalities.   When my kids were little and going to parochial school they were always allowed to add a little green in with their uniforms.    I remember one of the teachers who was a very proud Irish lady even died her hair green!  The kids were all so excited!  How fun to make a "regular" day special!
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I started with a white card base and a white card stock panel that was trimmed slightly smaller than the base.   Next I cut the Simmons Collage die down the left side and stamped a sentiment from Grateful Hearts along the side. 
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I slipped a panel of gold glitter paper behind the panel before adhering it to the card base.  I didn't remove all the pieces from the Simmons Collage die cut because I wanted a background behind the Lucky Clover Embellishments.  Leaving some of the die together still gives a die cut / embossed look of  lace at the bottom, and lets just enough sparkle shine through over the top half of the card.  

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My favorite part is embellishing!  The Lucky clovers are gorgeous.. take a look.. pretty stitched outline and score lines through the center of the leaves so you can fold them and add more dimension.  The Lucky Signs dies have a smaller version of the same clover, a horse shoe and even a wishbone!  Very lucky indeed!
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I added a scatter of gold sequins to draw your eye around the design and add some sparkle and shine! 
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 I hope it makes you happy!   What will you make today? 

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Fri 24

Happy Easter
by Mona Pendleton

Hi! It's Mona here with an Easter themed card to share featuring dies and stamps from the new release.

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I created my own patterned paper using a variety of pretty stamps from the Friends and Flowers stamp set:

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For the sentiment, I used the Happy Easter Curve die then topped it off with a die cut Serene Rabbit:

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

Mona

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Thu 23

Grateful Heart
By Lezlye Lauterbach

Welcome to the Poppystamps Blog! Oh my gosh I did it again a card with a heart on it.

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I love simple cards to convey a powerful message. I created a rainbow background using a sponge blending technique and then adding versamark and a glittered embossing powder.

 

 

Then the top panel with the the die cut is mounted with foam dots to raise the panel for a dimension effect. I also stamped and mounted my sentiment.

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Have a fabulous day.

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Wed 22

You're A Star!
by Sue McRae

Welcome crafters, Sue here with a card today!

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I have a hard time making cards for the guys or for teenagers. Feminine card just seem easier to create so I decided to put away the flowers dies and stamps and not let myself use any glitter or any pink or purple and this is what I came up with.

I started off with a piece of water color paper, sprayed it with water, sprinkled on Color Bursts and just let the pigment do its thing. While this was drying I die cut a bunch of stars from dark grey card stock using the Scribble Trio set. This die set has three fun shapes: a star, square and circle. I adhered the stars all over the dried background.

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For the sentiment I took the Spectacular Happy Birthday set (which consists of three dies) and die cut the bottom layer in a medium grey, the middle layer in dark grey and the sentiment in white. The sentiment is made from 4 layers of the white card stock for a thick chipboard look.

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To finish off I added a few small stars die cut with the Superstar Sash.

Thanks for visiting us today!

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Tue 21

Serene Rabbit
by Michele K. Henderson

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Hello Everyone!

This warm weather has me thinking about all things green and springy! So I created this adorable little bunny card that has a wonderful open and embossed texture and feel. Take a look!

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I used an old favorite, the Kaysen Oval Frame, along with brand new dies from our latest release, Serene Rabbit, Easter Egg Party, and Bellen Corner.  I also added a little "secret technique" with this cheerful card. By adding die cuts, such as embellished corners or curly cues the same color as the background, you can create an "embossed" pattern as simple or as detailed as you'd like. For this card, I just used the Bellen Corner to add a little fancy texture in the corners. It's another great way to get your dies to work for you, cutting, stenciling, and "embossing."

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Thank you so much for joining us today!

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Sun 19

Happy BDay
by Irena Kowalczyk

Good morning everyone, Irena here.
Today my another project with use of foam Foamiran.

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I made flowers following this tutorial, I used die Blooming Poinsettia.
Yes, die Poinsettia, but it I created different flower.

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I cut twice in die tag in white and green cardstock.
But only once I cut inscription Happy BDay.

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I used also die Dream Butterfly, only one half. 

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The birthday tag can replace card.
It can be also as addition to gift.

Have a good week.
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Sun 19

Bunny Hop
by Marybeth Lopez

 

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Hello, Marybeth here today! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! We had lots of rain here again in California!

Thought it would be fun to make a Easter card with the darling new Poppystamps dies:  Stitched Egg Medley, Bunny Hop and Happy Easter Curve.

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The bunnies are layered 3 times, the first layer is a softer gray card stock to give a bit of interest to the layers with one being a bit darker.

The eggs are glued on and a few are with  popped up with a bit of thin foam tape. The front panel is raised using fun foam.  Easy card, once you figure out your layout. :)

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 I love those little bunnies and detailed Easter eggs!

Thanks for stopping by , I hope you have a wonderful week! 

 

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Sat 18

Dream Butterfly.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, think Poppystamps DT are loving these New Release Butterfly dies,  a few of us seem to be using them! unless we are all hoping for Spring weather to arrive..

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This "Dream Butterfly" die from the new release is 3.1/2" wide when flat.  so I just arranged on a corner with foliage. 

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No background matching die, so I embossed this butterfly in my die cutting machine, then cut around with scissors, as shown.

Using the cutout butterfly in blue card  (as below) I have adhered to the embossed one.. using Pro marker I added some colour and glitter to the background, with random brown dots with marker pen.

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adhered plain white cut out butterfly  just the middle section, so these wings are loose. I  hot glued to the card with some  ribbon mesh.

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These two border sides are "Tendril Dream Frame"  just enough on this card with this sweet "Hello" brown with a whit shadow,  foliage "Monterey Vine" with a few Butterfly Sprinkles in brown..

finished card 7.1/2"x 6.1/2".. cut in Aqua and White.

Thank you for stopping by Pam.

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Sat 18

A layout made with Love
by Patty Tanúz

HOLA AMIGAS!!!!

Today I want to change  from card to layout!!!! 

I made this for my little son jiji,  at the end I see the layout with a lot of flowers and maybe it should have been a girl layout jiji but love all, although my son (and his dad) says no flowers jajaja

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I use diecuts and stamps of Poppy and I just love my layout.... I can do many things with this perfect combination!!!!!!

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I sealed some figures and words, I think is a happy scene that is achieved by doing a color combo with the photos and all elements!!!! 

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The sentiments of  Grateful Heart clear stamp set, help me to create beautiful words for my kid :) The plus is my happy kitty,  Who said that  I  could only use it at Christmas? hehehe 

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I love those circles!!!!

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I hope you like!!!!!!

Thanks for your sweet messages!!!!

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Fri 17

hello
by Mona Pendleton

Hi! It's Mona here today with a card to share featuring a beautiful layered Powell Butterfly.

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To create this card, I made a layered Powell Butterfly which I then embellished with a layered metallic Stitched Bloom using the smallest of the three Stitched Bloom Trio dies. I added trimming that was made using two of the three pretty Eyelet Stitches dies.  I completed the card with a metallic Scribble Hello sentiment.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

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