195 posts categorized "Animals"

06/22/2017

Thu 22

Happy Dad's Day
by Jinny Newlin

Morning, y'all!  It's Jinny here today, sharing the card I stretched my stash to make my dad for Father's Day.

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I started this card by adding green and blue, watercolor puddles to a 3-3/4" x 5" piece of watercolor paper.  I then splattered it with those same shades of watercolor, as well as teal watercolor, before smearing Tumbled Glass Distress Ink through the Memory Box Winter Snowflakes stencil and splattering once again, but this time with Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.  The Stitched Tunnel Tag was then die-cut, from the prepped piece, just left of vertical center and set aside for later before matting that same original, watercolor piece with white cardstock and anchoring it, with white-threaded, straight, machine stitches, to the Brocade Blue, cardstock, card face.  I then used the "happy valentine's day" stamp, from our Grateful Heart stamp set, to make the "happy DAD's day" sentiment by replacing the "valentine" with die-cut, from teal cardstock, using our Happy Birthday Bold die, letters to spell "DAD".

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The Stitched Tunnel Tag, that had been set aside previously, was then laced with Baker's Twine...

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backed with a bit of cheesecloth for texture; and popped up, with foam tape, in the same, negative space from which it was initially die-cut.

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It was also topped with a stamped in Jet Black ink, watercolored, and hand-cut Be Mine Penguin, dressed in a top hat and tie and popped up with more foam tape, in addition to a stamped, in Cotton White StazOn ink, on clear cardstock and die-cut Grateful Heart.  The stamped Grateful Heart was backed with another die-cut, clear, cardstock Grateful Heart, before they were stitched together; but before finishing off the last few white-threaded, straight, machine stitches, I stuffed the formed, heart pocket with Raspberry, Seaspray, Crystal, and silver star sequins, as well as silver seed beads, to complete the look.

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Thanks, as always, for visiting us!  Be blessed!

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06/15/2017

Thu 15

For this Day.... a friendly card
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!

Today I forgot a little of the fairies hehe 

I created something funny and that makes me smile :)

I use this die of Poppy and I cut it twice...  I paint one in green with watercolors, and other I cut in brown paper :)

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Then, I cut only the brown trunk and.......

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I stick the trunk on top of my tree with green leaves :)

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At the base of my card I paint with watercolors, in green, orange and ocher to form a beautiful landscape...

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I stick my wonderful tree and I give life to this, a lot of life with mini flowers,  a funny monkey and a family of giraffes!!!!

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Simply as sweet as can be, with glitter, a really happy family like mine hehehehe

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Love my card, Poppy dies are really really pretty!!!!! Did you visit online store?  There are diecuts and stamps for all tastes!!!! jijiji

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For this day, I am grateful with your sweet comments!!! 

Thanks amigas!!!

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06/08/2017

Thu 08

Best Fishes
by Jinny Newlin

Morning, y'all!  It's Jinny here, on this beautiful, summer morning, to share a playful, under-the-sea, watercolor card.  It was inspired by the new I'm a Narwhal stamp set and coordinating dies from our May 2017 Release.  Enjoy!

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I started this card by adding blue and green watercolor puddles to a watercolor paper, card base and splattering it with those same shades of watercolor, as well as Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.  Once it was dry, I stamped, from top to bottom, a gradient of Bashful Blue, Brilliant Blue, and Not Quite Navy waves across the background.

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I then watercolored a blue gradient onto a watercolor paper, Festival Tag die cut; stamped it, in Jet Black ink, with bubbles which would later be filled in with Glossy Accents for texture and shine; and popped it up, with foam tape, in the center of the card face.  A few, Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paint splatters set the stage for those darling narwhals, which were die-cut from watercolor paper; watercolored; and popped up, in their respective positions, with foam tape.

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The "best fishes" sentiment was stamped, in Jet Black ink, on a hand-cut, vellum banner and tucked behind the lower narwhal.

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Finally, I added a little, die-cut, Brilliant Blue cardstock ring to the top center of the tag and laced it with white string, tied in a bow, to complete the look.

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Thanks so much for humbling us with a visit!  Have a wonderful rest of your week, Poppystamps friends!

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05/26/2017

Fri 26

Watercolor butterfly
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hi everyone, Ilona here today with a card watercolor butterfly card.

I made an eco style card. The focal point is a butterfly Flickering Butterfly Collage, which I cut in white paper. I painted white paper watercolor in various shades of pink . 

 There are some sequins and at the end I  splash sheet of black and pink paint.

At the bottom I added a white and pink border and added two gold hearts below.

I finished that with Tailored Stitches and added some text at the bottom.

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Thanks so much for joining me today!

 

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05/25/2017

Thu 25

Narwhal? for me Unicorns!!!! & a Bonus Extra jijiji
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

I made a precious card with "I'm a Narwhal" clear stamp set!!!! This is pure tenderness!!!!!!! Narwhal clear stamps comes with a die set for a perfect cut!!!!!  I'm in love with my card!!!! Look!!!!

1I use a background blue.... I cut Background Scribble and I put it in my blue paper and  draw the silhouette with a pencil, then I paint in with watercolors with a stronger blue tone...

2In some small spaces I put shine and sequins.... 

3This looks like a whirlpool in the sea, a fun whirlpool !!!!

4Do you like? And my bonus extra is a great and simple tag!!!! Love narwhal/unicorns jijiji

5I think that today my post is so cute jijiji 

I smile when I see the narwhals :)

Thanks for your sweet messages my dear amigas jijiji

Remember, with Poppy you can made big and wonderful projects!!!!

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04/17/2017

Mon 17

Little Whales in the sea!!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

"Smell the sea and feel the sky.... let your soul and spirit fly!!!"

Hola amigas!!!!

We have vacations and all people are in the sea!!!  I could not travel but my spirit left on this card, look!!!!!

1I projected myself with my desires to be in the sea!!!! jijiji I use the new borders of Poppy diecuts like waves, I put glitter and this, give the sunshine and a fab movement to my card!!!!

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What a great whales!!!!! They jump in a sky of metallic watercolors!!!!!!

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Did you see here the shines??????

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Hello to all my friends!!!!!!!!!!!! hehehe A pretty and small whale!!! Yuhuuuu :)

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I love how I use my Poppy diecuts!!!!!! Visit our Online Store!!!!! :)

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Thanks amigas and happy vacations!!!!!!

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04/16/2017

Sun 16

Happy Easter!
by Jeanne Jachna

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I hope you're having a fabulous Easter day and that the sun is shining wherever you are!    I love creating scenes with my Poppystamps dies and today I thought a beautiful Spring Day was just the ticket! 
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I started by cutting the Happy Easter Curve from white card stock.  Next I cut it again from green card stock.  I inserted the white die into the negative cut on the green and adhered it to a panel of sky blue card stock.  I added some Stitched Cloudlines for the sky and a sun made from Memory Box Open Studio Stitched Circle Layers.
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To add some depth and dimension I added a second grassy hill by cutting the Dotted Curve cut from a light green card stock.
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The Serene Rabbit is inspecting some Stitched Eggs.  I also added a Elegant Easter Lilly.  I cut the stalk from lime green cardstock, and then cut the flowers from white.  I inked the edges of the flowers with yellow and slightly offset them  when I attached them to the stem to give a fuller appearance. 
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A Butterfly Sprinkle of  flying friends in yellow and pink are fun and colorful.  
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It looks like a beautiful day doesn't it?    I made one more really clean and simple Easter card today!
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For this easy card I water colored stripes of paint - colors you might use to dye your eggs!  and then added the Happy Easter sentiment in gold over the top!
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Wishing you all the best today and always! 
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04/11/2017

Tue 11

Happy Easter
by Jinny Newlin

Morning, Poppystamps friends!  It's Jinny here today, sharing an Easter card that I made for my dear, sweet neighbor.  Enjoy!

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I started this card by creating a puddle of various shades of blue watercolor on a 3-1/2" x 4-7/8" watercolor paper rectangle.  I then splattered it with those same shades of blue watercolor, as well as pink, yellow, green, and purple watercolors and Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.  Once it was dry, I framed it with Perfect Plum cardstock and white-threaded, straight, machine stitching, whose ends were tied in a little bow just for a dash of extra texture.

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The Happy Easter Curve title, too, was die-cut from Perfect Plum cardstock; adhered near the top of the design; given a bit of shine with Glossy Accents; and grounded with a stamped, in Jet Black ink, "from all of us", which comes from our Christmas Friends stamp set.

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I then made the row of critters by die-cutting, from left to right, the Tiny Frog from Pear Pizzazz cardstock; Bunny Hop from textured, white cardstock; Simple Sheep from Very Vanilla and kraft cardstocks; the Purrfect Holidays chick from a soft yellow cardstock; and the single Young Fox Pair from an apricot cardstock.  Each one, with the exception of the bunny itself, was given a set of Bunny Ears, which were die-cut from Bashful Blue or Pink Pirouette cardstock, and popped up with foam tape.  The entire panel, too, was popped up with foam tape in the center of the white, cardstock, card face to complete the look.

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 Thanks so much for visiting!  Have a terrific Tuesday, y'all, and a blessed Easter season!

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04/07/2017

Fri 07

Three Easter cards
by Ilona Zbieg

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Today we have three Easter cards which main motive are animals.

First one with two lovely sheeps is made with Ring a Ding corner die. Not typical arrangement but I think it looks good.

Another one with two rabbits made of Serene Rabbit die - this is one I kept simple with a grass-like motive at the bottom made by Tailored Stitches.

Last one which I like a most is the one with those sweet chicks. Hope you enjoy that!

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Thanks for visiting with me today :)

 

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04/03/2017

Mon 03

Hoppy Birthday
by Lezlye Lauterbach

Welcome to the Poppystamps blog. Lezlye here today sharing a froggy birthday card.

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I cut several of the frogs, lined them all up and added the jumping one to represent the birthday person.

I used my Misti tool to do the sentiment. I wanted to alter the saying to fit my dies. Just ink up a portion of the word, clean re-position and stamp.

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I also used it to perfectly line up the second part of the sentiment on the die cut flag.


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