81 posts categorized "Clear Stamps"

03/23/2017

Thu 23

oh happy day and a tutorial
by Mona Pendleton

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Hi there! It's Mona here today to share a mixed media style layout featuring a variety of fabulous products included in the New 2017 Spring Release along with a variety of other Poppystamps products as well as a photo of my sweet daughter Angie. This layout has a textured background that was created using the memory box Texture Chicken Wire stencil and is embellished with beautiful Poppystamps Stitched Bloom Trio flowers, Stitched Butterfly Trio butterflies, Freida Leaf foliage, a Festival Tag, a Garden Lantern and a Scribble Flower Circle:

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Here's a few step shots I took along the way:

To create the background, I started with a 12" x 12" piece of watercolor paper. I applied a coat of clear gesso, allowed to dry then to create lots of texture, I used texture paste along with the memory box Texture Chicken Wire Stencil:

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Once dry, I applied a thin coat of white gesso:

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After the gesso was dry, I randomly applied various colors of paint:

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While the paints were drying, I created the embellishments. I applied Distress crackle paint to the die cut Garden Lantern. Once dry, I applied Distress Ink:

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To create the flowers, I die cut several Stitched Bloom Trio flowers using watercolor paper then colorized with spray as shown below and paint (not shown):

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Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you have enjoyed my project today as much as I enjoyed creating it!

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03/22/2017

Wed 22

Happy Easter
by Sue McRae

Hi everyone, Sue here with an Easter card I created with a few of the new dies.

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I started with a light blue card base and then die cut an oval from a darker blue card stock using the Memory Box Stitched Oval Layers. This way I could place my die cuts as I went along to see how they fit into the scene.

I die cut the Swaying Birch from white wood grain card stock that I inked along the edges with grey ink and a finger dauber, this helps to add some depth to the tree.

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For the Easter eggs I die cut the Easter Egg Party from aqua, yellow and pink card stock and mixed up the paper piecing for some colour variation.

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I adhered the eggs beneath the tree and added grass using the Easter Excitement die set.

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Next I added the sentiment by curving it along the oval shape. To finish off this spring scene I die cut a couple of butterflies and a bird.

Thanks for visiting with me today!

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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

03/11/2017

Sat 11

Stitched Grand Mountains
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello there ! I hope you are enjoying the mini Poppystamps Blog Blitz! Today we are giving away this beautiful Stitched Grand Mountains Die!

All you have to do for a chance to win, is leave a comment on this post. 

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I took this picture before the Golssy Accents had a chance to completely dry.

I added Yosemite to my tag because this card is designed with our Yosemite trips in mind.

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In the photo above I wanted to show you how you can add fun foam even with the scraps you have that are not one whole piece . I just used my tape runner and cut the pieces to fit the panel . This is how I raise most of my cards or I use a full piece of fun foam. The nice thing a bout fun foam to raise the panel is that you can still stamp on it if you decide to later.( something I do often)

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Thank you so much for the visit! Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win this Stitched Grand Mountain Die

Hope your weekend is a blessed one!

 

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03/05/2017

Sun 05

a note to my dear friend
by Mona Pendleton

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Hi Everyone! It's Mona here with a clean and simple card to share featuring fun dies from the New Mini Release including the Atessa Collage and Stitched Butterfly Trio dies.

For the background, I used the Atessa Collage die to cut a piece of white cardstock then layered it on top of a piece of green cardstock:

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I stamped one of the many sentiments from the Friends and Flowers stamp set then embellished with a layered stitched butterfly that was die cut using a couple different sized Stitched Butterfly Trio dies:

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

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02/24/2017

Fri 24

Happy Easter
by Mona Pendleton

Hi! It's Mona here with an Easter themed card to share featuring dies and stamps from the new release.

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I created my own patterned paper using a variety of pretty stamps from the Friends and Flowers stamp set:

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For the sentiment, I used the Happy Easter Curve die then topped it off with a die cut Serene Rabbit:

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

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02/16/2017

Thu 16

Be Mine
by Jinny Newlin

Hey, y'all!  It's Jinny here today, sharing my hubby's Valentine.

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I started his card by adding a little interest to the Pool Party, cardstock, card face, which had its bottom corners rounded, by rubbing Pumice Stone and Broken China Distress Inks through lattice and heart stencils respectively.  I then popped a white, cardstock Stitched Tunnel Tag up, just right of vertical center, with foam tape.  The tag itself was topped with a piece of watercolor paper, watercolored in shades of blue and speckled with those same watercolors, as well as Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.  The watercolor piece was then stamped, in Jet Black ink, with a trio of hearts and topped with the die-cut, black, cardstock Playful Deer Collage, which I white-embossed with a "be mine" sentiment.  I have no idea why the black is photographing as though it is speckled with white spots.  I promise they aren't there in real life.  Grrr!  So frustrating!  Maybe I'd better take a closer look at my camera lens.  It's been keeping pretty busy lately.  Anyway, both the stamped hearts and sentiment came from our playful, Be Mine Penguins stamp set.

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The completed tag was then laced with a length of hemp twine and embellished with a length of white, seam binding ribbon, tied in a double bow and dressed up with a sheer, turquoise, polka dot ribbon, tied in a bow, as well as a turquoise button, laced with a white, string bow.

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Our Powell Butterfly, die-cut from Island Indigo cardstock and dressed up with a coat of Clear Wink of Stella, and a trio of wood veneer hearts complete the look.

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I hope you all had a wonderful Valentine's Day!  Thanks so much for stopping by!  Be blessed!

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02/13/2017

Mon 13

A set of Valentine's Day cards
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hi all.

Today I want to show you a set of cards about love. 

To create this card, I used a big set of dies and stamps from new  Poppystamps release.

As you can see, this time I didn't use watercolor paints. Only plain paper, Memory Box stencils and dies.

All the cards that I've done I donated to charity. 

I wish you all a wonderful Valentine's Day.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

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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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02/10/2017

Fri 10

love you always
by Mona Pendleton

Hi! It's Mona here today with a heart themed card.

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 My card features a fun tag with a heart shaped shaker. To create this card, I created a tag using a Festival Tag die which I die cut a heart shaped window using the Capri Heart die, filled with sequins and beads then layered with another Festival Tag die cut. The fun background was made using the Heart Pattern Plate die.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

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