127 posts categorized "Butterflies"

05/21/2017

Sun 21

May Release Blog Blitz Continues :) A beautiful canvas with "Faerie Wings"
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

We continue celebrating our new release and I'm happy with m project!!!! Today, you have a chance to win "Faerie Wings"!!! A really beautiful diecut from Poppystamps!!!! Remember, you must comment a pretty message!!!! The blog blitz will run today,  May 10, through  May 21.

I made a little canvas!!!! Lots of magic and color!!!!!

1The first thing I will show you are the magic"Faerie Wings", I cut 4 times in cardstock to give relief.... I use a foam heart!!!! My face has heart eyes too!!!! Awwwww!!!!!

2Other die of this beautiful release is "Tender Tulip", I cut in yellow and pink and I put glitter....

2AFrom the last release I put these wonderful edges!!!! 

3What do you thing about this "Love"??? Is a big Love, "Big Luxe Love"!!!!! More face with heart eyes!!! jajaja

4I love this new release!!!! With Poppy you get luxury, magic, joy and happiness  in every project you make with our diecuts!!!!!

5I gave this canvas to my sister who was her birthday!!!! 

6I  like my  watercolor background, I use too a Memory Box stencil, sequins, liquid pearls and Gold metallic powder!!!!

IMG_4399Notes: The blog blitz runs from May 10- May 21, 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 May 22 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on May 24. 

Good luck amigas!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

0 Patty Floral Signature copy

05/19/2017

Fri 19

Blog Blitz - Floral Dancer Collage
by Ilona Zbieg

IMG_6270

 Hello and welcome to the fun Poppystamps Blog Blitz. The blog blitz runs from May 10- May 21, 2017.

The new collection full of fairies is magical. My daughter loves the new fairy die. 

Today I am sharing a card I created with the brand new Floral Dancer Collage. I attached glitter wings to the back of the dancer..

I colored a white  paper with Peerless Watercolors from Birch Press Design, . This is the background of my fairy.

Because the card will be presented as a gift to a teenager, my daughter's friend, I added a lot of pink color and glitter additive.

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

 

IMG_6273

IMG_6264

IMG_6268

Thanks so much for joining me today!

 

The blog blitz runs from May 10- May 21, 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 May 22 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on May 24.

Good Luck!  

Ilona Floral Signature copy

04/29/2017

Sat 29

Hello Card
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!

Today I present to  you a beautiful card with a background so pretty with  wonderful effects!!!  I hope you like!!!! Look!!!!

1In the close ups, you can see the beauty of Poppy diecuts, I cut them in felt!!! Love , really love felt!!!!

2Many shines!!!!!! Glitter pop up of my card!!!! Faerie lives  happy between butterflies!!!!!

3Look again!!! jijiji  Love all!!!!!!!!  What a beauty eh? jajajaja

4I hope to read you with your pretty comments!!!

Besos amigas!!!!

0 Patty Floral Signature copy

04/27/2017

Thu 27

Pretty Preppy Flowers
by Sue McRae

Hi everyone, Sue here with a spring floral card. 

P1350238c

I started by water colouring a blue background for my scene. Nothing fancy, just a quick wash of blue paint on water colour paper. After this was dry I took one of the dies from Delicate Stitches and created a frame on the background and then added a sentiment from the Ornamental Butterflies stamp set.

P1350257c

For the Preppy Flowers I randomly painted yellow, pinks and reds on water colour card stock and die cut the flowers from it. This way the flowers are uniquely coloured in an easy and quick way. Once the flowers were dry I brushed a thin layer of glue on them and sprinkled Distress Rock Candy Glitter on top. Since the glitter is clear you can still see the colours underneath and it gives the flowers a bit of sparkle.

P1350263c

I wanted a feeling of whimsy, like the flowers were swaying in the breeze so I decided to add a layer of vellum flowers behind the first layer and I really like how that turned out.

P1350243c

I figured a field of flowers needed a few fluttering friends so I used the Butterfly Sprinkles dies to add some butterflies.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today!

  Sue Floral Signature new

 

  

 

04/26/2017

Wed 26

thank you
Mona Pendleton

Hi there! It's Mona here today with a thank you card to share.

MonaPendletoncard

PoppystampsMona Floral Watermark copy

My card features a fun butterfly shaped shaker. To create this card, I used one of the Stitched Butterfly Trio die to cut a butterfly window on a memory box Stitched Rectangle Layer. I filled the shaker with sequins then layered with another Stitched Rectangle Layer. I added a Pretty Stitches border.

MonaPendletonbfly

The fun background was created using the Heart Pattern Plate and the sentiment is from the Hope and Thanks stamp set.

MonaPendletonsenti

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Poppystamps Mona Floral Signature copy

 

04/21/2017

Fri 21

thank you
by Mona Pendleton

Hi Poppystamps friends! It's Mona here today with a spring like thank you card.

MonaPendletoncard 

PoppystampsMona Floral Watermark copy

My card features a couple of beautiful double layered Stitched Butterfly Trio butterflies along with a Thank You Streamer sentiment.

MonaPendletonpbbfly

For added interest and design, I added a pair of elegant Pretty Stitches edges.

MonaPendletonCUbbfly

Thank you for stopping by today!

Poppystamps Mona Floral Signature copy

04/19/2017

Wed 19

Spring Cleaning
by Michele K. Henderson

IMG_4406-wm

Hello Everyone!

Are you in the mood for a little spring cleaning? These little bluebirds are sprucing up the yard . . .or are they making a mess? Either way, they are just SO cute you will want to add them every place you can! I used the Small Chickadee, an old favorite, and turned these fabulous Mushrooms and Toadstools into step stools to help them get the job done.

IMG_4404-wm

I love creating cards that portray a little scene, or paint a visual picture. The trick is to mix and match your dies so that the images will always remain in perspective, creating or implying foreground and background. I wish I could tell you that there's always a hard and fast rule for creating perspective in your cards, such as big images in the front and little images in the back, but you can always use your dies to "force" perspective in new and creative ways. Sometimes, if I'm trying to work out a little scene, I will cut out a few of the dies in plain white cardstock and move them around the frame to see how they will look. You can also create scenes that extend off the page, or create multiple layers of depth, with trees and flowers in the front, and mountains or houses in the back. One of the reasons I love creating with Poppystamps is the terrific collection of images that make creating outdoor nature scenes a breeze, and you can be as realistic or as artistic as you like!

IMG_4403-wm

Thanks so much for joining us today!

Michele Floral Signature copy

 

 

04/16/2017

Sun 16

Happy Easter!
by Jeanne Jachna

Easter-Morning-Five
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! 
Easter-Morning-Two
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.
Easter-Morning-Four
To add some depth and dimension I added a second grassy hill by cutting the Dotted Curve cut from a light green card stock.
 Easter-Morning-Three
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. 
Easter-Morning-Six
A Butterfly Sprinkle of  flying friends in yellow and pink are fun and colorful.  
Easter-Morning
It looks like a beautiful day doesn't it?    I made one more really clean and simple Easter card today!
Happy-Easter-Watercolor-Str
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!
Easter-Stripes
Wishing you all the best today and always! 
Jeanne Floral Signature copy

 

04/12/2017

Wed 12

happy Easter
by Mona Pendleton

MonaPendletonhappyEasterLO

PoppystampsMona Floral Watermark copy

Hi there! It's Mona here today to share a couple of Easter projects featuring a variety of products from the New Spring 2017 Release along with other fun Poppystamps products. To create the background. I stamped the pretty flower bouquet from the Friends and Flowers stamp set in a heart shape then water colored using an oil crayon. I created a meadow scene featuring die cut Preppy Flowers along with a Serene Rabbit.

MonaPendletonBunnyLO

PoppystampsMona Floral Watermark copy

I embellished with a trio of Stitched Butterfly Trio butterflies, Freida Leaf foliage and Pretty Stitches borders.

MonaPendletonbutterflies

I also tucked in a couple of double layered Stitched Main Street Tags:

MonaPendletonsmbutterflycu

 

PoppystampsMona Floral Watermark copy

For the title, I used the Happy Easter Egg die:

MonaPendletonsentimentcu

Here's a few steps showing how I created the stamped background and the water colored Preppy Flowers:

MonaPendletonWCFlowers

MonaPendletonPreppyFlowers

Up next is an Easter card featuring another fun scene:

MonaPendletonhappyEastercard

PoppystampsMona Floral Watermark copy

featuring Preppy Flowers, a Pretty Stitches border and a Serene Rabbit:

MonaPendletonflowerscard

Many thanks for stopping by!

Poppystamps Mona Floral Signature copy

04/04/2017

Tue 04

Palma Curve Scene
by Jeanne Jachna

Palma-Curve-One
Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you're having a great day!  It's cloudy with scattered showers throughout the day here in the Chicago area, but there's no reason we can't make our own sunshine right?  Today I'm playing with the Palma Curve die.   This is really a unique set of two dies.  I used them to create this dreamy card! 
Palma-Curve
I started by cutting the die and using the clean half oval shape as a mask for inking.  I blended distress inks in Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers, Twisted Citron, and Crushed Olive.  
Palma-Curve-Five
Don't worry if you get some "hard lines" from the blender on the outer edges - those will be covered up later.  You just need enough ink to complete the oval shape.  I brought the blending tool in from all directions so I covered more of the paper than I needed to.  When you're happy with the blending you can add a splash of water or white ink like I did.  If you want to leave it "as is" that's fine too. 
Palma-Curve-Three
I cut the two dies apart and cut the piece with the foliage from gold glitter paper.  I cut the smooth oval frame from white card stock.  Next I adhered them together to make it easier to trim them at the same time to fit the card base. 
Palma-Curve-Two
I added a simple Scribble Hello sentiment cut from white and placed it in the bottom corner.  The white on white is subtle so the focus stays on all that gold up top.

Palma-Curve-Four
The Posing Faerie looks right at home in this setting!  A few Butterfly Sprinkles in gold complete the scene.  They're just the right size and in proportion with the faerie.  I have them flying out of the scene at the top.
Palma-Curve-Seven
This die has lots of possibilities, you can place it horizontally or vertically, you can use the solid oval shape to create a complete oval by cutting it twice.   You can change up the colors and add more dimension by popping up each layer with adhesive foam tape.  The only limit is your own imagination! 
Palma-Curve-Six
Here's a few more ways you can cut this die.
IMG_3257
First cut the floral edge, then place the oval die so it meets the cut lines of the floral edge.  When it's cut out it will look like this.
Palma-Curve-Nine
You can also cut the two die side by side to create this look.
Palma-Curve-Ten
If you love this style die you should check out the Schaefer Curve too - it's really similar.  Here's pictures of both side by side for a comparison.

1725 Schaefer Curve craft die1745 Palma Curve craft die


Happy crafting and big hugs!!
Jeanne Floral Signature copy