24 posts categorized "Hello"

06/16/2017

Fri 16

Hello
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hello Poppystamps Fans.

Today I prepared a delicate and fresh C&S card.

I cut a rectangle a little smaller than the base of my card. Then I cut the leaves. Under leaves I glued green paper, painted with watercolors. The word "Hello" has two layers - white and pink. I wrapped my card with green twine. Last step - I add some sequins and spalsh black and turquise paint. 

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Thank you so much for joining us today!

 

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05/24/2017

Wed 24

Hello Birthday Girl
by Lezlye Lauterbach

Welcome to the Poppystamps Blog! I hope to provide you with some inspiration using dies, stencil and glimmer paste. I have used several Poppystamps dies to create this one of a kind card. Today I have a Very Special card that I have made for my Mother  for her 79th Birthday, she has Dementia and I am her Caregiver Daizypoppy

First I created my background panel, using a stitched oval Memory Box CO die and a Memory Box stencil (diapers) to push the Nuvo Glimmer paste through. I used a Purple shade. Allow some dry time before removing the stencil, however do not let it dry completely.

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Oval stencil on a 4.25 x 5.5 panel for stencil mask. Then add the stencil and line up with another panel of the same size, you will cut it down to 3.75 x 5 after it's done and dried.

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Spread the Nuvo Glimmer Paste through the stencil with a spatula, allow to semi dry and remove stencil before it drys completely.

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I used pop dots behind the daisies for dimension. Glitter Glue to flower centers.
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05/16/2017

Tue 16

Gentle Leaf Collage
by Sue McRae

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Hello crafters, welcome to another day of our blog blitz!

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I started off my card by using the Gentle Leaf Collage, die cutting it from card stock and using this piece as a stencil. I used glitter embossing paste in green with a hint of blue for the leaves and love the pretty sparkle. This is such a great way to get more mileage from your dies!

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I wanted a defined edge for my panel so I tapped a Versamark ink pad around the edge of the card stock, sprinkled it with gold embossing powder and heat set.

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To continue with the gold theme I flicked gold paint onto the panel.

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I die cut the Little Luxe Hello from black card stock and stamped the word friend from the Sentiments of Hello stamp set.

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To finish off, I mounted my panel onto black card stock and added a few black pearls.

Remember to leave a comment on each blog post during the blog blitz for your chance to win the featured product.

Today I'm giving away the Gentle Leaf Collage.

Thanks so much for visiting with me!

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05/15/2017

Mon 15

Big Halo Hello
by Nancy Penir

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Hello, and hope all the moms had a Happy Mother's Day!

It's Blog Blitz time at Poppy Stamps!

And I'm happy to be joining the Poppy Design team with my very first post.

Meet a new word die called, Big Halo Hello.

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There's so much you can do with a large word die. 

Dave did a beautiful watercolor background to showcase his card using this die.

Take a look at another way to make your word dies pop.

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The large word die, 'Hello', comes in 2 pieces, wired together, which I snipped apart.

The larger, fatter die, I die cut on an angle, on the front of my card, giving me a window.

After rainbow inking the larger die cut, I replaced it in the window cutout, gluing it in place.

The smaller, skinny hello, I cut several times, all from white card stock, gluing them on the front

of the card, and snipping off the edges. Really gives it a dramatic embossed look, don't you think?

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You  can see what the inside of the card looks like. Still plenty of room for your message.

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Here's a look at another card using this method, in cooler rainbow colors!

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Would you like to win this new Big Halo Hello?

You can win a die featured each day during the blitz, from May 10 - May 21

Just leave a comment on each post and you'll be entered to win.

Winners announced on the 24th. Be sure to check back to see if you've won!

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05/10/2017

Wed 10

May Release Blog Blitz - Large Poised Faerie
by Jeanne Jeanne

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What a great day for a visit!  We've got a brand new May release to share and that means we're having a blog blitz!  What's a blog blitz?  Well that means we've blocked out dates to focus on the new release, sharing projects made specifically with the new products, and offering you a chance to win on every post. The blog blitz will run today,  May 10, through  May 21.  
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My card was made with the new Large Poised Faerie!   And YES!  That is today's prize! 
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I started by painting a watercolor background.  I recently purchased and empty tin pan and am filling it with some of my favorite tube colors.  These are my first liquid watercolors (Tubes vs. dry pans) and I'm really enjoying them! 
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This is the layout I decided on and where I decided to cut the wings.
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I removed the wing die cuts, and added tape to the back side of the watercolor panel.
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Then I cut the wings from white card stock and inserted them inside the die cut windows on my watercolor panel.
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Next I sprinkled different colors of glitter inside the window opening and pressed it into the tape with my fingers.  Poppystamps owner and designer Dave Brethauer did a wonderful Glitter Inlay Technique You Tube video showing how here.  
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The shiny glitter in the same colors as the watercolor panel give the wings the appearance that they are translucent - that you're seeing the color through her glittery wings.
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The simple "Wish" sentiment is from the "Make A Wish" word die set.  I double cut the die layering white over gold glitter paper.
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This card is a little larger than my usual A2.  The finished size is 4 7/8 x 6".  That should give you an idea of how large the Poised Faerie die is.   She's so beautiful! 

Would you  like to win this die for yourself? 

Let me fill you in on all the details ok?

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!  Jeanne 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!!!!

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04/04/2017

Tue 04

Palma Curve Scene
by Jeanne Jachna

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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! 
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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.  
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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. 
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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. 
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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.

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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.
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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! 
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Here's a few more ways you can cut this die.
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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.
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You can also cut the two die side by side to create this look.
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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.

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Happy crafting and big hugs!!
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03/31/2017

Fri 31

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by Mona Pendleton

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Hi there! It's Mona here today to share a mixed media style card featuring several products from the New Spring 2017 Release along with other fun Poppystamps products. To create the background, I randomly spritzed die cut memory Box Stitched Rectangle Layers with various color sprays. The largerBox Stitched Rectangle features two Ring a Ding Corners layered on top. Once the background was completed, I embellished with a die cut Garden Lantern which I added a coating of embossing enamel that added a little shimmer and shine:

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I embellished the lantern with a double layered Stitched Butterfly Trio then finished with a Scribble Hello sentiment:

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Many thanks for stopping by!

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03/10/2017

Fri 10

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by Mona Pendleton

Hi Poppystamps friends! It's Mona here today with a card to share featuring a variety of fabulous products from the Spring 2017 Release!

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For the focal point, I featured a double layered pretty Scribble Flower Circle. I love all the pretty little flowers as they are the perfect place holders for tiny pearls. For the sentiment, I used the Scribble hello die and finished with a couple of Pretty Stitches trimming.

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I couldn't resist embellishing with a triple layered Stitched Butterfly:

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The blog blitz runs from March 6-March 17, 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 March 21 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on March 25. 

The die I will be the Scribble Flower Circle craft die:

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

Good Luck!

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01/21/2017

Sat 21

Blog Blitz - All Star Collage
by Ilona Zbieg

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Hi Poppystamps fans,

Our Blog Blitz coming to an end. Don't forget to leave comments as you have a chance to win this All Star Collage 

I used my Peerless Watercolors from Birch Press Design, I colored a white paper,.Then I used the All Star College and cut out the background.

Under watercolor paper I placed a mint paper. TIt's just to get a nice contrast.

 Two large stars are additional elements, I wanted this card to be very starry.

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The blog blitz runs  from January 9-January 23, 2017.  We'll be giving  away a prize on every post during this time.   Most days we'll have 2 posts so check back often!  
To enter to win you need to leave a comment on EACH of the posts that you wish to enter.   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 January 25  to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on January 28.

Good Luck!

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