27 posts categorized "Faerie"

10/03/2017

Tue 03

Happy Fall Card
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!

October greetings!!!!

My card for today is so beautiful and fun!!! I incorporate a sweet bag with autumn leaves and some pretty sequins!!!!

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This card was so fun to make, Little fairies are so cute!!!! I think I'm m obsessed with glitter jiji

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You must visit Online Store, our new releases are so wonderful!!!!

With Autumn Fairies I love create little happy scenes!!!!
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Do you like? I hope I have inspired you to make a lot of these fun and cuties cards!!!!!! 

Thanks for your beautiful comments!!!!!

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09/09/2017

Sat 09

Magical Fairy with Hidden Slider
by Jennifer Svare

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Hello!  I hope everyone is enjoying the slider week so far!  I have really enjoyed seeing all of the beautiful and fun designs.  I've always loved sliders, but they have seemed intimidating to me, so I never tried one until now.  I'm so glad I did!  They are not at all as difficult as I had imagined.  Super easy and fun.  I used the Straight Slider Grooves craft dies to create the slider track.

The slider track on this card is hidden behind the front frame.  The ribbon on the right pulls the message tab out, moves the fairy, and also reveals colorful dots of "Show" along the way!

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When closed, there are no colors, but as the fairy slides along, colorful dots of "snow" are revealed along the way.

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The Wintertime Fairies set is so cute and has so many possibilities.  I can't wait to incorporate more of these adorable designs perfect for sider cards!

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Video for the slider card below shows how to incorporate the basic idea of this slider card mechanism into your dies and design ideas:

Don't forget to leave a comment for your chance to win a GREAT prize! You have until 12 am US EST September 13 to leave comments on the posts.

 

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09/07/2017

Thu 07

How to Make a Slider Card
by Rebecca Keppel

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Interactive cards are so fun! But creating from scratch can be difficult and time consuming. Now, thanks to Poppystamps Straight Slider Grooves dies, you can make a fun, interactive slider card in a matter of minutes!

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I paired the Straight Slider Grooves dies with the new Wintertime Fairies stamps to create two cards with interactive fairies that slide across the card.


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Want to see how quickly the Christmas card came together? Check out this video to see step-by-step how easy it is to create a slider card with these dies!

These new slider dies are the perfect compliment to any character or critter stamp set, but I loved pairing them with the Wintertime Fairies! And of course it is never too early to start making holiday cards!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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09/04/2017

Mon 04

Wintertime Fairies Slider Card
by Nancy Penir

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Hi there! Nancy here, and I have an interactive card to show you today. It's Slider Week at Poppy, and Memory Box has released a new die set to help you create a slider.

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The set offers 4 sizes and shapes, and is used with your stamps. Let me show you.

If you've never done a slider card, You Tube has several videos and how-to's. My slider is made with 2 pieces of foam fit together within the cutout, and attached to my fairy. A pulltab with ribbon slides the image through the slide.

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The stamp set I used is from the darling new Wintertime Fairies, (coming soon!) and has a coordinating set of matching dies.

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The sweet holiday fairies set has 3 fairies in different poses. I stamped, cut and colored my fairies and images first, 

and created my background card base from Distress Oxide Inks. On the bottom of the card I created a stencil by tearing a piece of paper in the shape of a hill before spritzing it with white spray. 

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The scene has the flying fairy starting at one end of the card, and flying to the other end, lighting the Christmas lights banner.

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I hope you enjoyed my slider post today. Remember to check back to see how each designer  used this useful and fun die set!

And don't forget to leave a comment to win a stamp set of your choice. Good luck!

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08/25/2017

Fri 25

Beyond Borders Large River Faerie
by Nancy Penir

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End of Summer Greetings, and happy to bring you some more inspiration for our Poppy Stamps Challenge this month,

Beyond Borders. I wanted to give the Large River Faerie a magical setting to match her joyful pose.

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This card was such fun to make. Some simple steps, and plenty of shimmer!

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I used the stencil from Memory Box called, Modern Blooming Frame, and first sponge inked the card, then spritzed on some Perfect Pearls for shimmer.

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Large River Faerie die comes with the faerie wings, which I cut and glittered twice, once in pale pink card stock, and then again in vellum. My faerie is dancing on a Large Iceland Poppy, both lightly inked and spritzed with my pearl spray.

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Sentiment from: Fairy Greetings, white embossed on a homemade vellum banner.

You have 1 more week to enter the Beyond Borders Challenge, and a chance to win a gift certificate to the Poppystamps shop.

Maybe to buy this gorgeous faerie die set? Good Luck! Can't wait to see what you create!

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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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07/09/2017

Sun 09

Fairy Ballerina Spinner Card
by Olga Direktorenko

Hi crafty friends, 

I have been playing with Faerie dies for some time now and it's amazing how many opportunities they provide. They are different sizes and can be used with or without the wings, but I found out that they are also perfect for interactive cards. 

Today I have created a spinner card using two mirror faerie images. But if you only have one of those it will still do for this kind of card - just stick a thread and a pair of wings between the two die cuts! 

Watch the video tutorial below for detailed instructions.

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07/07/2017

Fri 07

A card for goodbye
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hi Poppystamps fans.

Today I invite you to my last inspiration on the Poppystamps blog. 

 I made a card in juicy yellow color with a white ballerina that comes with blue wings. My ballerina is placed inside white rectangular frame.

My card is a simple as I was trying to use the big dancing ballerina as the main theme of the card. As you could see on all my previous cards I added sequins to finish. I think it is a perfect last touch.

Thank you all for the last few years, when I was able to inspire you on the Poppystamps blog.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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06/29/2017

Thu 29

Sweet and pink?
by Patty tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

Today I feel pink and sweet hehehe

Yes, I return to my Poppy faeries!!!!!

Mhh, well, Oh, this time my fairy has no wings and she has become a tender ballerina!!! Look!!!!!

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IMG_4411I cut my ballerina in corrugated cardboard, is so cute, the corrugated cardboard  has a nice texture!!!! Look, she has a pretty Ballet dress!!!!! jiji

IMG_4412I love love love loooooveeeee the "All star collage"  diecut!!!!! A rain of stars!!!!!!!!!!!

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Happy Crafting everyone!

Thanks for your sweet comments!!!!

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06/06/2017

Tue 06

Night Faeries
by Michele K. Henderson

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Hello Everyone!

I'm so glad you could join us today!  Have you caught the faerie buzz yet? Faeries are so trendy right now, and lucky for us, Poppystamps has a beautiful collection of faeries to add to your summer crafty fun. Today I'm sharing a card I created with the Magnificent Mini Faeries! Take a look!

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To create the colorful background, I used Distress Oxide inks and blended a few colors to create an evening sky. There's no right or wrong, just grab a sponge and have some fun! I wanted to take more tutorial photos, but the battery on my camera was dead! I had to make the card while the camera was charging, so I only have finished photos today. I guess that's part of the mystery of faeries - -  only the very, very lucky get a chance to see their magical dance.

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I cut all of the images in black and glued them flat to my inked sky card panel. I wanted the scene to look like you had secretly come across this dancing duo on a midnight walk. I used a few tiny stars and dots from the Snowflake Oval Collage, Mushrooms and Toadstools, Preppy Flowers, and the ends of the Twisted Oak Branch. Just like magic, the faeries appear!

Thank you so much for joining us today!

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