288 posts categorized "Flowers"

02/20/2018

Tue 20

Colored & Foiled Die Cuts
by Rebecca Keppel

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Hi Everyone! Rebecca here with a new card and video featuring the latest Delightful Daisy die from Poppystamps!

I cut the die out of white cardstock, colored it in with Copic markers and then added some foil accents.

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All easy techniques that come together to make a sweet card with lots of interest! Check out this video to see how I made the card from start to finish!

Thanks for stopping by!

:) Rebecca

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02/17/2018

Sat 17

Layout Magic
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!

Today I change cards to layout!!! I made a great page for my Baby Ellie, look!!!!!!

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I have created an adorable scene, full of happiness!!!!!

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Our new diecuts and stamps are really beautiful!!!! You can create beautiful projects!!!!!

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My page also has a lot of love!!!!

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If you can see, my page don't have nothing difficult, I have only placed the cuts strategically and in harmony!!!!

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Do you want visit our Online Store? Click HERE!!!! 

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I love fairies!!!!!!! They are so cute!!!!!

Thanks for your sweet comments!!! 

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02/13/2018

Tue 13

Blue Valentine
by Nancy Penir

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Hello, and welcome to a post featuring one of the new Poppystamps dies, Blooming Rose.

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Now I'm all about romance around Valentines, and the sweet femininity of this die hit all my girly buttons!

Here's a few tips on how I created this card.

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I cut the rose image several time from different colors, gluing down 2 on my distressed card base.

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Once my two rose diecuts were pieced onto the circle, I added foam squares to the back for a bit of a lift off the card.

I always overdo the foam if the card is being sent in the mail, to make sure nothing gets bent or collapses.

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A closeup of the card's sentiment, which was doubled and a look at the uplifted center circle.

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Hope your Valentines are full of love and maybe just a bit of crafting love too!

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02/11/2018

Sun 11

Easter Bunny Egg
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello! Marybeth here today. Getting a head start on some Easter cards today with this fun little shaker .

I am using Poppystamps new Easter Bunny Egg. I decided to water color this one on the front and background  .

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 I layered this the same as my other shakers ( fun foam and clear acetate) then filled with beads for a little bit louder shaking noise. I  added fun foamunder the grassy area (otherwise the beads would just fall to the bottom and I would need more beads to fill) 

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I used an older stamp for the sentiment and just curved it to fit around the upper part of the egg. ( Easter Excitement Poppystamps )

It's always nice when its fun and relaxing when creating a card, I have to say this was one of those kinds of cards.

Don't you love it when that happens!

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Outside of the sentiment this card can be made with one die!

The paint I used is shimmery but not showing up in the photos. Thank you for the visit today. 

God bless and thank you all for your past kind comments, that you take time to leave. 

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02/07/2018

Wed 07

You Make My Heart Flutter: Challenge Reminder
by Nancy Penir

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I'm excited to be bringing you some inspiration for Poppy's latest challenge, 'MY HEART'.

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For this card I created an embossed background with the Rose Frame, by die cutting with rubber mats.

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It's easy to do, simply follow your die cutting machine's instruction on creating a raised embossed image.

Like the heart border on the card's top?

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Oh yes, Poppy has a die for that! Cut twice (actually 4 times) and stacked on the top.

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Rose Stem and Ribbon Heart were also cut twice, with white and red cardstock, before adding them to my card.

I hope you play along this month. Always fun to see what you create, and there's always a gc waiting for one lucky person!

Have a great crafty week!

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02/06/2018

Tue 06

Make Today Amazing
by Jeanne Jachna

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I hope you're having a great day!  I don't know about you but I'm starting to daydream about butterflies and sunny skies! I'm still getting out with the dog, but I miss hearing the birds in the morning and walking in my garden.  Days like these I turn to crafting to escape to my own beautiful world where I can have all the flowers and butterflies I like! 
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This card looks like it has lots of layers but it was really quite simple to make.  I started with a background of baby blue gingham from Lawn Fawn called Gotta Have Gingham.  I topped that with a blue Double Stitched Scallop Rectangle Frame die cut, and a white Double Stitched Rectangle Frame set inside it.   The stamped sentiment from the Flower Patch clear stamp set is stamped on the gingham paper that shows through the die cut frames.
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Next for embellishing! I cut the Country Rose Corner from Gold and then adhered it over blue card stock.  I trimmed carefully around the edges for a clean outline.  A sprinkle of gold Fluttering Butterflies cut from glitter paper adds more sparkle and shine!
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I hope you find time to make something beautiful today! 

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01/28/2018

Sun 28

Blog Blitz: Hugs and Kindness
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

Our Spring Release continues!!!!!!

I'm very excited to share my card using several new dies, I'm featuring  Stitched Heart Curve, a die with a lot of sweet hearts!!!!!

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I used some glitter pink paper and I cut with my Stitched Heart Curve, with this die, you get a lot of beautiful mini hearts!!!

Another material that I love is felt, did you see green scallops (Double Stitch Scalloped Rectangle Frames craft die)??? It's felt!!!!!! You can see the perfect cut: Double stitch!!!!!!

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I use too  Delightful Daisy craft die!!!! I like combine vibrant colors!!!!!!

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In Poppy, we have new clear stamps too!!!! I love love fairies!!!!! I change her a little and I cut her wings and I put Embossed Heart Butterfly craft die like her wings jiji, she spread looked more beautiful!!!!!!

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The clouds are from Valentine Fairies clear stamp set!!!!!

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Simply beautiful, really?????? With Poppy stamps and diecuts, you can make wonderful projects, now, you must comment for win  Stitched Heart Curve craft die!!!!

Remember: The blog blitz runs from January 8-30, 2018. 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 February 1 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on February 3. Good Luck!  And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)

 Kisses!!!!!

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01/26/2018

Fri 26

Delightful Daisy
by Michele K. Henderson

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Hello Everyone!

Our blog blitz is rolling on with even more great ideas and inspiration, and a chance to win too! Today I am sharing a card I created with the pretty Delightful Daisy! It's a sweet and simple CAS salute to spring! Take a look!

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This card was so easy to make (and quick too) that it completely slipped my mind to take a few photos of the creative steps! Ooops!  I cut out the Delightful Daisy in green, white, and yellow, the Little Rabbits, and the Stitched Fluttering Butterflies, glued them in place and it was finished, quick like a bunny! So today, I am going to share a little tip to add dimension to your beautiful CAS die cut cards.

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This tip works especially well with flowers, leaves, and butterflies! When gluing your cuts on to your card base, leave a few areas of the cut "unglued." With the daisy, I glued down the center, but left the petals unglued, then carefully manipulated the paper  to curl the petals up a little, creating dimension and shadow. You could also try a double curl, where you bend the petals up at the center of the flower, then curl them down at the end with a pencil. This is a great effect on flowers like poinsettias or succulent petals, to make the cuts looks puffy. Paper is a wonderful media to manipulate with just simple simple bends and twists.

To add dimension to butterflies, bend them lengthwise in half and just glue a little bit in the center. You can create a swoosh of butterflies, for example, and bend the wings in different positions to look like they are fluttering. I think I'll try that in my next card!

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I can't wait to see all your fresh new ideas with Poppystamps new spring collection! Since it IS a blog blitz, let's get to the blog candy! You could win the Delightful Daisy die just by leaving a comment on today's post! Enter every day for every die you would like to win! Best of luck!

Thanks so much for joining us today!

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01/23/2018

Tue 23

Happily Ever After
by Robin Tharaldson

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I hope everyone is enjoying the Blog Blitz featuring the Spring Release from Poppystamps! You can see the entire Spring Release here.  Plus, you could win a die from each Blog Blitz post you leave a comment on!! The die you could win, if you leave a comment on this post, is the Woven Circle Ring die!  More information on the Spring Release Blog Blitz at the end of my post. 

My card features the Woven Circle Ring and Delightful Daisy dies, both from the Spring Release!

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I don't do watercolors often, but I was quite pleased how this daisy turned out! The Woven Circle Ring was the perfect backdrop for my watercolor.

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A simple pop of black sets off the whole card!

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The following video will show you just how easy my Delightful Daisy was to color!

 

Here is all the important information about Poppystamps Blog Blitz!  The blog blitz runs from January 8-30, 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 until midnight US EST February 1 to leave a comment on each and every post you want to enter. Winners will be announced on the Poppystamps blog on February 3. Good Luck and LEAVE a comment...please!!

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01/21/2018

Sun 21

Blog Blitz! Introducing Country Rose Corner
by Nancy Penir

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Greetings Poppy Peeps! We're continuing our fabulous Blog Blitz with another new die and giveaway. 

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I'm featuring the very beautiful, Country Rose Corner. Isn't it divine? A few tips on creating a card using this die.

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I used my Scor-Buddy to score vertical lines on both sides of the card base.

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Pointed Oval Frames provided a frame for next step, watercoloring a stamped bloom from Peony Stems and Blossoms.

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I kept my rose dies intact, and added fronds from 2 further die cuts, slightly inked.

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Sentiment: Peony Stems and Blossoms.

Don't forget to leave a comment to be able to win this die! 

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