346 posts categorized "Blog Blitz"

08/09/2018

Thu 09

Holiday Blog Blitz Winners Announced

Thanks so much for joining us during our holiday blog blitz!  We appreciate all your sweet comments and hope you were inspired to make some holiday creations of your own!  

Congratulations to these winners selected by random number generator!

Date Post Prize Winner
7/26/2018 Jeanne's Post 2105 Pinpoint Heart Mittens Ursula Longworth
7/27/2018 Jennifer's Post 2079 Pinpoint Ornament Set Lori
7/28/2018 Michele's Post 2086 Mod Poinsettias Starqueen
7/29/2018 Marybeth's Post  2099 Holly Vine Sidekick Frame Nita Chojnicki
7/30/2018 Rebecca's Post 2110 Pinpoint Snowflake Sidekick Frame Kathleen
7/31/2018 Pam's Post 2100 Seed Snowflake Joy Melanie Allen
8/2/2018 Nancy's Post 2087 Mountain Hills Plate Mary Holshouser
8/3/2018 Robin's Post 2112 Joy Outline Linda F
8/4/2018 Patty's Post 2104 Whittle Moose Vivian C.
8/5/2018 Olga's Post 2101 Whittle Fox scrAPpamondo

All winners have been contacted by email so CHECK YOUR INBOX!  

Thanks again and have a great day! 

08/04/2018

Sat 04

Holiday Release Blog Blitz Continues
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

Blog Blitz continues and I'm happy because I love Christmas!!!!!!! My card made with the new diecuts is wonderfulllll jijiji

Christmas in July??? with Poppystamps: Yes please!!!!!! Look!!!!

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All new diecuts are so so so beautiful!!! With them you will  have a magical Christmas!!!!!

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Please, look the details!!!!! All is perfect!!!!!!

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A lot of snowflakes with stitches!!! awww!!! I love all!!!!

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Remember!!!! The blog blitz runs from July 26-August 4. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY 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 6 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on August 9. Good Luck! And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)

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The prize on this post is the Whittle Moose, its adorable!!!! Commen and Win!!!!!!!

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The following video will show you how to create this beautiful card! You can listen  it in Spanish jijiji

Good Luck amigas!!!!!!!!

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08/03/2018

Fri 03

Holiday Blog Blitz! Joy to the World
by Robin Tharaldson

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Can you believe it's August already?!!??? It is definitely time to start thinking about making your holiday cards and projects! AND what a better way than Poppystamps Holiday 2018 Release! Not to mention a Blog Blitz where you could be the winner of one of the NEW dies from the release!

I decided to use a #10 envelope for my cards this year! It's still first class postage but has that different look! The #10 envelopes I am using are from Paper Source and are much heavier than a standard office supply envelope. 

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My Joy to The World card features several of the dies from the Holiday Release! For the background of the ornaments I used the largest of the Retro Ornaments dies and then embossed them using a snowflake embossing folder.

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For my JOY I used the Joy Outline die set! I cut the outline three times from white cardstock, stacked together to create more dimension and then added a single layer of the red joy! The following video will show you how to create this card!

 

If you would like to win the Joy Outline die, please leave a comment!!  Here's all the important information about Poppystamps Holiday Release Blog Blitz!  The blog blitz runs from July 24 to August 4, 2018; Poppystamps is giving away a prize on every Blog Blitz post during this time.  You must leave a comment on ONLY the posts 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. Poppystamps uses a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have untilmidnight US EST August 6 to leave a comment on each and every post you want to enter. Winners will be announced on the Poppystamps blog on August 9. Good Luck and LEAVE a comment...please!

Thanks for stopping by!

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08/02/2018

Thu 02

Holiday Blog Blitz! Trio of Joy
by Nancy Penir

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Hello! And welcome back to Poppy's holiday release Blog Blitz. Nancy here, and I'm featuring a new die called, 'Mountain Hills Plate'. And if you're looking for a holiday die that does it all, and delivers easy breezy, this one's a must have!

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The die measures an A2 size card, and cuts in 3 sections plus a frame. I chose to do my winter scene in shimmery shades of cardstock.

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Perfectly easy to do 3 cards, with all the sections lined up with the 3 colors of cardstock.

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Here's a tip for doing the 'joy' sentiment. I cut out the word from poppy's new Joy die, & ombred the die cut before stamping it with it's coordinated stamp from Tidings of Joy. I used my Misti to line up the word with the stamp, and simply inserted each

die cut before stamping. Once you do the first one, the others line up perfectly and easily.

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A few snowflakes and a sprinkling of sequins, and my trio of Joy is done! Already planning to do more in other colors, maybe with glitter paper? 

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Want to win this fabulous Mountain Hills Plate die? Just leave a comment. Winners will be announced on the 6th. Hope you win! And don't forget to comment each day of the blitz!

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07/29/2018

Sun 29

Day Four of the Poppystamps Blog Blitz
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello! Welcome to the 4th day of the Blog Blitz! We are showcasing some of Poppystamps brand new Products and oh boy .... I am loving them all!

All you have to do is leave a comment on this post if you would like a chance to win this absolutely amazing  Holly Vine Sidekick Frame and Stencil Set from Poppystamps !

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Dave ( the owner) has a great video up on the store website if you would like to watch how he made a card using the same set but with ink blending.

I used a water-pen and Zig Brush Pens to color my card.

Tape the main panel , then tape down the stencil. I used frog tape because I like how easily  it comes off.

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Here is a photo of some of the process. After I took off the stencil I watercolored the branches . I cut two lavers of this panel , layered them for a bit of depth. The watercolor paper is thick so two was just enough.

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I watercolored the cabin then added the glittered roof. I cut a piece of fun foam , colored the door and window then glued together and on the main panel. I added Glossy Accents to the windows to look like glass.

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Can you see the stencil above.... it comes with the die!

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I love this new little Poppystamps Winter Cabin  I also used the new Poppystamps Tidings of Joy Clear Stamp.

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I hope you win this die set but if you don't..... I say hurry and get it before it gone!

Hope you have a wonderful week friends ! I am grateful for all your past comments , you are all so kind !

 

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07/28/2018

Sat 28

Mod Poinsettias
by Michele K. Henderson

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Hello Everybody!

We are so glad you can join us for our amazing Poppystamps Holiday Blog Blitz! From July 26 - August 4, we will be showcasing our brand new release and you could win BIG! We will be giving away a prize on every blog blitz, and all you need to do is leave a comment! To enter to win, leave a comment on 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. You have until midnight US EST August 6 to leave a comment on each and every post you want to enter. Winers will be announced August 9!

Let's get to the goodies! Today, I am showcasing the beautiful Mod Poinsettias that you will LOVE to add to your holiday collection! Take a look at this set of holiday tags I created with the Mod Poinsettia, alcohol inks, and YUPO paper!

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Creating bright and bold designs with alcohol inks and YUPO paper is all the rage, and you will love how fun and easy it is to make unique projects of your own. YUPO paper is a smooth, synthetic, heavyweight cardstock especially suited for alcohol ink techniques, and is available at most neighborhood craft stores too! To create these bright tags, I started by laying out a piece of parchment paper on my mat, and setting out a few inks and my paper.

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Spritz the paper with a light misting of water, then carefully drop a few little puddles of ink in a corner. Pick up a straw and blow the ink across the paper! The alcohol ink dries quickly, so work fast, adding more puddles and colors until you get the coverage you want. 

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Once your YUPO paper is covered in ink, place them all in a safe place and let them dry. I let mine dry overnight, because I knew I would be sending them through my die cutting machine, and thicker layers of ink were still sticky hours later. When the ink was still wet, I added a very light sprinkling of very fine glitter to give the tags a little holiday sparkle in the light. While the alcohol ink cards are drying, cut out your Mod Poinsettias and the Pinpoint Dome Tag Decorations in pretty foil paper.

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When your cards are completely dry, cut out the Pinpoint Main Street Tags! I wanted my tags to look like a big swoosh of color  had blown in with the winter snow, so I left some white space and splattered ink areas on the tags on the first two tags. The third tag was fully covered in ink.

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Once your Pinpoint Main Street Tags have been cut, add the Pinpoint Dome Tag Decorations, the Mod Poinsettias, tiny jewel centers, sequins, and a pretty ribbon! These tags are ready for a special gift!

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To win the amazing Mod Poinsettias, make sure you leave a comment on THIS POST! Come back every day, and you could enter to win a prize on every post!

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Thanks for joining us today! Good luck and good crafting!

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07/27/2018

Fri 27

Holiday Release Blog Blitz Day Two
by Jennifer Svare

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Happy Holiday Blog Blitz!  It's so much fun seeing the new dies coming out for this year's holiday paper crafting.  Today I made a few idea projects, but mainly the box card is what I'll be sharing in the tutorial video and all techniques can be used on cards and tags, too!  

Box cards close flat for mailing, but yet offer so much dimension when sitting on display.  No dies required for this box card base - super simple and I'll show you how in the video below.

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The snowflakes were created using a snowflake stencil and texture paste.

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Gold thread was glued and looped around to create a fun ornament line.

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The Whittle Moose is fabulous, and a wreath was added around his neck with Nuvo drops.

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The Stitched Ornament Set is incredible!  I love the embossing the die provides as it cuts.  Absolutely gorgeous and so many color combinations could be made! (Make sure to leave a comment on this post for your chance to win the Stitched Ornament Set!

Here are a couple more ideas using the same colors and stenciling technique as the box card:

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I love the Memory Box stencils.  So easy to use, and the patterns are great!

Make sure to check out the video below, and don't forget to leave a comment on this post for your chance to win the Stitched Ornament Set!  Thank you so much for stopping by.  Happy Holiday crafting!

 

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07/26/2018

Thu 26

Holiday Release Blog Blitz Begins
by Jeanne Jachna

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It's Christmas in July as we kick off our Holiday Release blog blitz!  Our blog blitz is a time we set aside to show you projects with the latest dies, and better yet.. we offer you a chance to win some for yourself! 
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I love non traditional colors for the holidays.  The unexpected colors  are a stand out and a fun twist from the conventional.  I started by cutting the Atessa Collage from light pink card stock.  I layered it over a fuchsia card stock allowing the rich dark color to peek through the die cut openings and around the outer edges.  I usually set an acrylic block over my die cuts to help them stay flat and dry in place. The clear block allows me to keep making - deciding what die cut to put where - since the base is still visible.
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A bit of tape on the reverse side of the mittens holds the red inlay hearts and twine to connect the mittens in place.

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I  repeated the colors of the mittens (red and aqua) in the "Merry" die cut sentiment.   Repeating colors always helps coordinate your design.
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 I embellished the card with snowflakes (also from the new release) called Linked Snowflake Trio.  I added some jewels to the snowflake centers and scattered a few more for  sparkle.
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I always use a stencil brush to sweep away the little bits of debris left when die cutting.  I'm smitten with this 5/8" Crafters Choice from Royal & Langnickel (only $2.50 at Joann).
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And now the part you've been waiting for.. the prize on this post is the Pinpoint  Heart Mittens die.

Let me fill you in on all the details ok?

The blog blitz runs from July 26-August 4. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY 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 6 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on August 9. Good Luck! And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)

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07/06/2018

Fri 06

Blog Blitz Winners Announced

Thanks so much for joining us during our recent blog blitz.  We hope you enjoyed seeing projects made with the latest release!  Please know that we appreciate your support and wonderful comments left for the team during the blog blitz!

Date Author Prize  Winner 
June 19, 2018 Jeanne's Post 2072 Stitchwork Rectangle Frames Kathy Mc
June 21, 2018 Michele's Post 2062 Perched Bird Collage Patricia Howarth
June 22, 2018 Marybeth's Post 2071 Best Wishes Folksy Script Anita in France
June 23, 2018 Nancy's Post 2063 Delicate Branch Collage Becky Green
June 24, 2018 Jennifer's Post 2065 Tall Sketch Daisies Denise Bryant
June 25, 2018 Rebecca's Post 2058 Large Lovely Koi Evita Rojas
June 26, 2018 Robin's Post 2060 Daisy Frame joy meadows
June 27, 2018 Pam's Post 2059 Plumed Peacock beth
June 28, 2018 Olga's Post 2073 Graceful Heron Vinita Jain
June 29, 2018 Patty's Post 2066 Hello Folksy Script karenajo

Congratulations to the winners!Winner notification emails have been sent using the email address associated with the winning comment, so check you're in box! 

06/29/2018

Fri 29

Summer Release Blog Blitz: Hello Layout!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

Who doesn’t love new diecuts? summer???? Release??? Poppystamps???  jiji 

This is a beautiful party!!!!!! Welcome to my post!!!!!

For this layout, I decided use several diecuts of our new release and I have old dies too jijiji 

1It's so full of energy, good and beatiful energy!!!! Good Vibes!!!! (Dave,  Good Vibes could't be a great phrase for a diecut jiji)  First I painted my background with watercolors with energy and vibrant colors too!!!!

1aThat "Hello"  is fantastic!!!! You can win it!!!! Love the size of these words, a great success of Poppystamps!!!!!

My spanish quote means: Fly as high as your dreams take you! I write it! 

2How beautiful is this beautiful heron!!!!!!!!! I cut in two colors!!!! I put glitter!!!!! aw!!!! Looks like she  wants kiss me jijiji

2aIn my layout, you can see stars, butterflies, glitter, shines, golden things,  elements that I love to put in my projects!!!!! ou can see me too! jajaja Hello!!!! 

4Remember: We're showing the newest Poppystamps release and celebrating with a Blog Blitz!    There are 16 new dies to show that we think you're going to love!  Not familiar with our Blog Blitz?  Well .. it's a special time we set aside to show the new products.. and the best part?  You'll find a prize on every post during the blitz! 

DSC_0018The prize on this post is the Hello Folksy Scrip!!!! Comment!!!!!! I love read you!!!!

The blog blitz runs from June 19-29. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY 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 July 4 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on July 6. Good Luck! And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)

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