24 posts categorized "Birch Press"

09/13/2017

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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08/08/2017

Tue 08

Merry Christmas
by Marybeth Lopez

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 Hi there ! I hope you are enjoying the Poppystamps Blog Blitz !

As soon as the new dies came back in July I sat down to make this shaker card just for fun , I liked it so much I thought I should use it for the blog blitz!

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My top layer is watercolor paper to add a bit of texture. I added a layer of acetate under the second layer of paper, then added glass beads for the shaker.

I cut the word Merry, from the new Merry Frame and the word Christmas, from the new Christmas frame. I love that I now have an easy "Merry Christmas" sentiment to add to any of my Christmas cards. I sure need to get busy , I usually have about half  of my Christmas cards completed  by now.  

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 So many new stamps and be beautiful new Holiday dies to choose from this summer. No need to wait till the last minute.

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The blog blitz runs from August 2-August 14, 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 August 17 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on August 18. Good Luck!  And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :) 

If you would like to win the Open Hillside , don't forget to leave a comment.  Good luck and I hope you win!

God bless you!

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07/29/2017

Sat 29

Shaker with Stitched Leaves
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there! Marybeth here today sharing some fun new products from Poppystamps for fall or anytime of year! I've made a card like this before but not with these leaves or sentiment.

I love this new sentiment from one of the new clear stamp sets: Sending Scribbles!

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I simply inserted the dome (that I bought a long time ago) into the cut circle, then used fun foam to raise the rest of the panel. I placed the cut leaves in a pile on the center of my card then placed  the window panel on top.

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Using the vibrant Peerless water color sheets for my coloring of the stitched leaves,( bought from Birch Press Design, linked below). I used only the two smaller leaves from both sets: Stitched Maple Trio and Stitched Oak Trio. 

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I couldn't wait to make another one of these shakers, to share on the Poppystamps Blog.

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07/14/2017

Fri 14

Life Is Full of Magic
by Jinny Newlin

Morning, y'all!  It's Jinny here.  I created a little number, using some new goodies from the latest 2017 Holiday Release, and wanted to share it with you all today.  My thought process behind this card was to make it look as though the largest of the new Jar Collection craft dies were used to collect treasures from a child's garden hunt.

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I started this card by stamping a 3-1/2" x 4-3/4" piece of watercolor paper, in Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Faded Jeans, Spun Sugar, Tattered Rose, Barn Door, and Peeled Paint Distress Inks, with images from Birch Press Design's Watercolor Wildflowers stamp set.  Y'all, I just can't get enough of these gorgeous blooms.  Swoon!  I then spritzed everything with water just to fade the flowers into the background before splattering over them with watered-down Tumbled Glass and Barn Door Distress Inks, as well as Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.

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Once everything was dry, I stamped the "LIFE IS FULL OF magic" sentiment, from a sweet, little, new, Believe in Magic stamp set, in Jet Black ink, along the vertical left edge of the prepped piece before framing it with Pool Party cardstock and white-threaded, straight, machine stitching.7.12.17 009

The jar itself was then die-cut from clear cardstock and filled with a Tomei Branch, die-cut from Always Artichoke cardstock; Pine Twig, die-cut from Garden Green cardstock; Ragged Daisy, die-cut from Lucky Limeade, Daffodil Delight, and white cardstocks; and the new Sugarplum Faerie, die-cut from watercolor paper.

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The fairy was also painted with watercolors; and a simple button, not to mention a snippet of cheesecloth, fills the jar completely.

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To secure the jar to the prepped piece without showing any adhesive, I also partially die-cut and partially hand-cut it from Going Gray and Soft Suede cardstocks to create the foundation of dirt and the lid.  It was not adhered in any other places other than the top and bottom bits.  The lid was also wrapped with a length of Baker's Twine, tied in a bow; and a die-cut, from Riding Hood Red cardstock, Stitched Butterfly, which was embellished with a single pearl and lots of Clear Wink of Stella for shimmer and shine, completes the look.

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Thanks so much for stopping by, Poppystamps friends!  Be blessed!

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07/11/2017

Tue 11

Sharing Two Cards
by Marybeth Lopez

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 Hi there! I hope you are enjoying this time of year! It has been extremely warm in this  southern part of  California!

I have a few cards to share today. The second card is using a very new stamp from Poppystamps ! For my first card I kept it simple and let the die do most of the talking.

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I placed the die on my paper , added a few pencil marks so I knew where to blend my inks. I ended up going a bit outside the edge and happy to learn I could erase it with my eraser square. I used the Pinpoint Rectangle then placed my die and cut that out. On the back of the panel  I used fun foam, that I cut to fit with a few pieces.

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I added a few Glossy Accents to the inside panel of the leaves . I stamped the sentiment using Grateful Heart. I also think this would make a wonderful sympathy card. 

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For my second card I used a masking technique I just learned about, I now love using it. You can use a stencil or mask your own center shape. I made a rectangle by taping off my panel then added the die-cut flowers from Peony Stems and Blossom new set. I added tape to the back of each cut piece, I made them less sticky ( so they would come off easier) by pressing them on my pants . Once in place I blended three colors of ink,  after I removed the die-cut piece I stamped the flower image onto the blank white space. ( you could color in the image, if you want) Carefully take off the outer tape and next you may add a sentiment. I used the same new stamp set for the sentiment.

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We have lots of new stamps and dies coming up and we can't wait to share them with you!

God bless and I hope you have a beautiful and happy week!

 


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06/30/2017

Fri 30

Marine Birthday Wishes
by Lezlye Lauterbach

Today I am sharing a masculine card that I made for my youngest son. He is a U.S. Marine and today is his 23 Birthday!

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I used the Circle Layers from Birch Press Design on my base card along with a stitched Oval die for the platform for my Daisies.

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I used the green black and a pop of white for a very masculine feel. The  Happy Birthday streamer die I mounted to green yardstick strips.

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I added a dimensional military sticker on there for him. 

Have a great weekend!

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06/16/2017

Fri 16

Hello
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hello Poppystamps Fans.

Today I prepared a delicate and fresh C&S card.

I cut a rectangle a little smaller than the base of my card. Then I cut the leaves. Under leaves I glued green paper, painted with watercolors. The word "Hello" has two layers - white and pink. I wrapped my card with green twine. Last step - I add some sequins and spalsh black and turquise paint. 

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Thank you so much for joining us today!

 

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05/12/2017

Fri 12

Narwhal Stamp Set Giveaway
by Marybeth Lopez

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 Hello and welcome to the fun Poppystamps Blog Blitz with awesome giveaways! You will have a chance to win other dies or stamps by commenting throughout the Blog Blitz for the new week or more. 

One random commenter will have a chance to win this darling Poppystamps: I'm A Narwhal clear stamp set!

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 I created a simple watercolor for my background  then adhered the images on top with foam tape. After they were in place I stamped some of the bubbles ( included in the set) near the fish . After the images were dry I added shimmer with Wink Of Stella.


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I didn't add many layers , so it is pretty simple for mailing.  The pretty envelope that the card is standing on is from Birch Press Design ! 
 This is a sweet set, just leave a comment for you chance to win the Narwhal  Stamp.

Thank you and I hope you have a wonderful week!

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03/21/2017

Tue 21

Share the Love
by Jinny Newlin

Morning, y'all!  It's Jinny here today, sharing a card, highlighting one of our new, Spring 2017 Release dies, Butterfly Trio, and Birch Press Design's gorgeous, Watercolor Wildflowers stamp set.  Enjoy!

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I started this card by stamping the floral images, from the Watercolor Wildflowers stamp set, in layers of Tumbled Glass, Broken China, and Dusty Concord Distress Inks, as well as Squeezed Lemonade and Spiced Marmalade Distress Inks, on watercolor paper.  Their stems were stamped in Peeled Paint Distress Ink, before everything was spritzed with a little water to blend and soften the colors.  Once it was dry, I splattered some of the same ink colors used above, along with Pure Black acrylic paint, across the background.  Everything was then sprayed with a Pearl mist, which I know isn't showing up in these photos, just for a little shimmer and shine.

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The bottom center of the prepped piece was then stamped, in Jet Black ink, with the "share the love" sentiment, from our Be Mine Penguins stamp set, before framing it with both Elegant Eggplant cardstock and gold-threaded, straight, machine stitching.

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It was then popped off the surface of the white, cardstock, card face with foam tape.  The Stitched Butterfly Trio was die-cut from vellum.  The larger two butterflies were layered one on top of the other; and all three were adhered, within the scene, just at their centers, in order to give their wings lift and studded with black pearls to complete the look.

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Thanks so much for visiting!  Have a terrific Tuesday, Poppystamps friends!Jinny Floral Signature copy


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01/30/2017

Mon 30

Stitched Bloom Trio
by Irena Kowalczyk

Hello, Poppystamps friends.
One of the newest die sets is the Stitched Bloom Trio.
I used them in today's card.

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I made a short tutorial on how to make a flower.
I used a foam Foamiran and Stitched Bloom Trio dies.

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3. The foam acts on the hot iron, causes that it becomes easy formatting.
4. When flowers begin to shrink a little, fingers need to be turn.
5. Then gently to form flowers.
6. Put all that hot glue.

When the flower ready, time for the creation of the card.

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Leaves from the collection "Delicate Peony clear stamp" Birch Press Design, stamping and added powder embossing.
Then I cut out.

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Thanks for stopping by.

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