91 posts categorized "Birthday"

03/19/2017

Sun 19

Butterflies in Flight
By Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there , Marybeth here today ! I hope you enjoyed the new products and Mini Blog Blitz!

Today I used the new Stitched Butterfly Trio , Memory box Stitched Hexagon Layers ( love those!) and Into the Words clear stamp set.

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Im sharing a card with a design I made a few years ago, its been a while since I curled any blooms or butterflies.

Very simple as you have seen some of the other Design Team members already do this technique. Simply roll the die cut with any small item , I used a crochet hook.

 

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I used a brush to blend some inks onto a piece of card stock . I think the brush has a softer look and I have more control of the even-ness!

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I used two colors of ink to give e a bit more detail to each die cut. After the butterflies were cut out I brushed along the sides to cover up the white and give a bit more color to each edge.

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 Thank you for stoping by today ! I hope you are having a blessed weekend! 

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03/16/2017

Thu 16

Spring Blog Blitz - Atessa Collage
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hello Everyone!

We are having the last two days of our Blog Blitz. You can leave a comments till March 21.

Today I'm sharing the new Atessa Collage die. 

I made a fresh and spring card.  I painted white watercolor paper  in various shades of yellow and orange. I used my Peerless Watercolors from Birch Press Design. Then I used the Atessa Collage and cut out the background.

Under the yellow paper I glued kraft paper.  Each butterfly is the same size but in two colors: glitter gold and green. At the end I added a few gold sequins and splash sheet with black paint.

We've got some new dies to share and that means we're having a Blog Blitz!

During the the blitz we will be showing you projects made with the newest release and giving you a chance to win on every single post!

 

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Don't forget to leave comments as you have a chance to win this  Atessa Collage die.  

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The blog blitz runs from March 6- March 17, 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 March 21 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on March 25.

Thank you so much for joining us today!

Good Luck!

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03/07/2017

Tue 07

Spring Blog Blitz | Snowy Mountaintops
by Jinny Newlin

Hey, y'all!  It's Jinny here today, and I'm super excited to be sharing a few new goodies from our Spring 2017 Release, all wrapped up in my brother's birthday card.  Enjoy!

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I started this card by die-cutting all the scenery bits and pieces, including Stitched Cloudline, Snowy Mountaintops, and Pretty Flowers, from watercolor paper; watercoloring each one to reflect its place in the scene; and piecing them all together, before splattering them with Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.  Once it was dry, I die-cut the snowy specks on the mountaintops from white, glitter paper and pieced them right into the openings on the mountains.  I so wish you could see that glitter better.

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I then die-cut the Happy Birthday Streamer from Basic Black cardstock; applied it to the center of the scene; and added interest with Glossy Accents...

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before anchoring everything, to the white, cardstock, card face, with black-threaded, straight, machine stitches, to complete the look.

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Be sure to stop back by every day through next Friday, March 17, 2017, to see what my talented teammies have cooked up, using all the new goodies, just for your viewing pleasure.  AND don't forget to leave lots of love as you visit; because a new, Spring Release product is being randomly given away on EACH AND EVERY Poppystamps' blog post.  You have until Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to do so.  Winners will be announced right here, on the Poppystamps blog, the following Saturday, March, 25, 2017.  I've got that fabulous Snowy Mountaintops craft die, that you see in action above, to giveaway today.

That's it, from me, for today; but there truly is so much left to see.  You simply don't want to miss out.  Have fun, and good luck with ALL the glorious prizes, Poppystamps friends!  Hugs!

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02/22/2017

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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02/19/2017

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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02/12/2017

Sun 12

Heart Strings in Color
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there friends, hope you are all happy and well! We have been enjoying so much needed rain here in California with green hills and mountains! Many sunny days mixed in as well! 

I used this sweet Heart String die from Poppystamps to create a birthday card for one of my sisters that has her birthday near, St. Valentines Day. 

 

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 I simply cut out 5 colors added a bit of adhesive to the back and then fanned them out. I used the new Poppystamps ; Grateful Hearts Stamp set for my sentiment.

There are many  little sentiments to chose from  in this set, this will be for a birthday .

 

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Thank you so much for the visit today ! Congratulations to all of you that won in the Blog Blitz!

God Bless you!

 

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01/31/2017

Tue 31

Happy Birthday
by Jinny Newlin

Morning, y'all!  It's Jinny here today; and I'm so excited to be back, sharing a project, showcasing more of what our January 2017 Release has to offer!  This one made it to my brother-in-law, for his birthday, late last week.  Enjoy!

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I started this card by watercoloring a piece of watercolor paper in various shades of green.  I then speckled it with those same watercolors, as well as Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints, before using the Happy Birthday Tag craft die to remove its center.  I then went back and filled in a portion of that center with a separate, Basic Black, cardstock, Happy Birthday Tag die cut.  The entire piece was then backed with a sheet of clear cardstock to create the window, which was filled in with a variety of sequins, seed beads, and a number of cardstock, Tiny Feathers die cuts.

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For the back of the window, I used a plain piece of white cardstock so as not to compete with everything else that was already going on.  Black-threaded, straight, machine stitching secures all the layers together.  The entire piece was then popped off the surface of the white, cardstock, card face with foam tape and dressed up with a double, white, seam binding ribbon bow, embellished with a black, gingham bow, as well as a black button, laced with teal twine, tied in a bow.

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Thanks, as always, for humbling us with a visit!  Have a blessed last day of January, and we'll see you next month!  Hugs!

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01/17/2017

Tue 17

Make A Wish Faeries!
by Jeanne Jachna

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I hope you're enjoying our blog blitz!  I'm so excited to share more new dies with you today!   There's serious magic afoot with the new trio of Faeries!
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I started with a watercolor background of purple and pink.  Start with the most concentrated paint toward the bottom and top and then just add water to make the colors bleed together and lighten in the center.   A splash of white transforms the flat wash into a dimensional background.
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Want to meet the ladies one at a time?  This is the Posing Faerie.  Her arms are posed so you can place her around a flower, a star or even a few Butterfly Sprinkles.
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This is the Dancing Faerie.  The wing is separate from the body so you can cut it from sparkly paper or add some vellum or glitter behind.  I kept this one simple so the colorful background could fill the openings in the wings. 
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And this is the Thoughtful Faerie!  She's enjoying all the wonder Mother Nature has to offer.
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I double cut the Make A Wish sentiment from gold foil, and gold glitter paper.  It adds extra sparkle and helps define the letters.
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This is the perfect card for the dreamer in your life! 

Now for the part you've been waiting for!  Leave me a comment by January 25 for a chance to win YOUR CHOICE of ONE of these beautiful faeries!  Winners will be announced on January 28!

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01/04/2017

Wed 04

Floral Stem Collage
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there and Happy New Year to you all!

I used some of the new Poppystamps products for 2017 ;

Grateful Heart Stamps set , Floral Stem Collage and  the beautiful, Heart Pattern Plate.

Pictured above are a few choices of envelopes to go with this card.

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I cut down the Heart Pattern Plate , then layered the Floral Stem Collage on top twice, I have one slightly to the side of the first one. 

The top layer of the flower is embossed with the extra layer that comes with the die.

I added fun foam under my top green panel.
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The envelopes I have been using with my cards are from Birch Press Design. I am so loving these envelopes and the many colors they come in.

Hope you enjoy the rest of your week.

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12/30/2016

Fri 30

Turquoise butterflies
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hi Poppystamps fans. 

I hope that you had great holidays.  New Year is coming  - time for new challenges :-).  Today we follow CAS style (clean and simple) - turquise background and cutouts are main motive of the card. I added some splashes of the light turquise to change the tone slightly. Birthday wsihes are 1474 Hip Birthday Wishes die which is cut from water-painted paper (yellow and red). At the end I added gold anfd turquise sequins.

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Thank you so much for joining us today!

 

Happy New Year !!

 

 

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