111 posts categorized "Marybeth Lopez"

02/04/2018

Sun 04

Shaker Card
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there and happy Sunday to you! Congratulations to all the Blog Blitz winners!

I have fun shaker card to share with you today: using the new Heart Confetti Collage and Valentine Fairies Clear Stamp Set.

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 I have a layer of fun foam under my front panel then clear acrylic ( not pictured). I used shimmer water color paint to paint my back panel.

After I filled the hearts with sequins I added my painted panel. Then placed the painted panel over the filled, fun foam.

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 The fun foam is just the right height for adding a few sequins. When all the layers were complete I added it to pink cardstock.

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Simple Shaker with pretty pinks and soft sequins. Hope you like it! The envelops I use, are from Birch Press Design.

Poppystamps has so many darling new dies right now that are so simple to use and in my opinion cut like butter! 

Hope you have a blessed week!

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02/01/2018

Thu 01

PSC#41 My Heart!

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge "Snow Day" is  Linda S.

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 The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Lisa Bzibziak.

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

02-18 copyPSC#41 My Heart - February means Valentine's Day!  This month we're looking for projects made with heart!  It seems like when we're making something for someone special the love always shines through!    How about a Valentine, a wedding congratulations or  just a special note for a friend to let them know you're thinking of them?  Just be sure to use at least one Poppystamps image (stamp or die) on your project! 

Need a little inspiration?  Here's some samples from our design team.  Want a closer look?   No worries.. we'll be featuring these projects on Wednesdays throughout the month so you can see how each project was created. 

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Now it's your turn!  Need a little more motivation? How about a prize?  The winner (chosen at random) of this challenge will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favorites from the store!

You have until 12 am US EST on February 26 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winner on March 1.   

Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you make! 

 

01/15/2018

Mon 15

Happy St. Valentine's Day
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello and  welcome to another post, where the Poppystamps DT is showcasing  some of the new dies and stamps of 2018.

Today I am giving away the 4 die set of : Double Stitch Rectangle Frames. All you have to do, is leave a comment on this post for a chance to win this die set!

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I cant even begin to tell you how manny possibilities you have with the: Rectangle Frame Dies ... you could use just the inside cut if you wanted. 

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This is showing the back side of the die before I placed it on the shaker window

I cut the die twice so I could have a white outline of hearts. After I filled it with sequins I added a layer of vellum to the back before adhering to the base of my card.

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I hope you all have a blessed week! Thank you so much for the visit today: Hope you win! :) 

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01/11/2018

Thu 11

Sending Handmade Hugs
Marybeth Lopez

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Hello and welcome to the 2018  Blog Blitz. The design team will be sharing the new products and you will have a chance to win one, each day. Today I will be giving away the new:Triple Heart Twirl die from Poppystamps . All you have to do is leave a comment for a chance to win.

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The envelopes I use for my cards, like the pink one above are from Birch Press Designs.

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The shinny you see behind the heart is adhesive paper , sticky side up. It helps the glitter go on evenly and stay put.

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After I sprinkle on the glitter , I press down on it , just to make sure it will fill in nicely.

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I used watercolor cardstock for my front panel stamped with a sentiment from the new stamp set called : Valentine Fairies.

Thanks for stopping by today, don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win the die: Triple Heart Twirl die.

Many blessing to you all in 2018

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12/09/2017

Sat 09

Christmas Shaker Wreath
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there, Marybeth here  today. I used the Ball Wreath again this time for a Christmas Shaker with added holly from Wintertime Fairies, both from Poppystamps .

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This is the ugly back side of my card showing you the fun foam channel I created to fill with sequins. After I filled it I adde a piece of vellum over the opening. I was a bit messy with the sequins and some stuck to the tape on the back of the fun foam.( try not to do that....lol) Oh before I placed the fun foam I added a layer of acetate over the die opening.

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Try not to see my thumb... the lighting in the room I take photos is not good this time of year unless I take the photo in the morning. I added a bit of glossy accents and a bit of glitter to the berries. I used shimmer pens on the holly leaves.

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Thank you so much for the visit today!  

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12/03/2017

Sun 03

Santa in the Chimney
by Marybeth Lopez

 

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Hi there! Happy December to you all! We are enjoying some beautiful weather here in California, I hope its beautiful by you too.  

Sharing a Christmas card with you today. I love these simple openings in the center of the card. I like to leave the sentiment for the inside.

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For this clean and simple I used the: Large Cute Window,Open Hillside and Santa Chimney all from Poppystamps .

I created the card pretty much the same way I always do. I layer with fun foam and sprinkle with glitter. 

The first picture is the most clear, seems when I add my watermark I lose the clarity of my photo.

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I layered the windowsill three times. The cardstock is watercolor paper from Hobby Lobby . 

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Thank you so much for stoping by and than you for all the past comment on my post. You are all so kind.

 

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11/23/2017

Thu 23

Christmas Winter Scene
by Marybeth Lopez

Happy Thanksgiving to al of you in the USA! I have so much to be grateful for, every year, this one even more !

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Hi there sweet crafty friends! Welcome to the November Blog Blitz.  

We are already deep into the busy Holiday season, with Christmas just a bit away. 

I made another clean and simple card using the darling Tiny Fawns and the new Large Window Cut Out ( thats the prize I am giving away today.  The window seal is layered 3 times , for the glitter background  I added a rectangle of double sided sticky paper then glittered it that give a nice even patch of glitter .Download-1

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Many years ago I made a birch tree card, to make the branches I stamped a sentiment on top of them in a light grayish color to mock the lines on the real trees. That is what did on the Tree Trunks from Poppystamps 

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Here is a larger  picture of the stamped trees.

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I used Masters Touch watercolor paper from Hobby Lobby ( I get a lot of questions  about that) Don't forget all you have to do is leave a comment for a chance to with the Large Window Cut Out Die 1970.

The Blog Blitz 20th-30th November So you have plenty of time to leave comments . Hugs and Blessing to you all!

Thanks for the visit today .

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11/04/2017

Sat 04

Peaceful Hillside
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there! I hope your weekend is going well! I love using these Hillside dies from Poppystamps , you have so many options. This is my first time using the darling :Tiny Fawn dies. I blended some ink on a scrap of watercolor cardstock then cut the fawns out. I was so tempted to add the spots, eyes and nose like Pam did( adorable) maybe next time.

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I added a bit of soft green glitter to the trees and then left the card alone. I wanted to add a sentiment to the front but  decided to leave it blank and just let the trees and fawn shine.

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I am showing the back side ( not very pretty) of my project so you can see how I add my fun foam. I  used my tape gun to add tape where needed, add the fun foam and trim where needed. I then placed a piece of vellum over the opening to give a soft sky.


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The gold envelope in the photo is from Birch Press Design . Thanks for the visit today.

God bless!

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10/26/2017

Thu 26

Christmas Fairies
by Marybeth Lopez

 

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Hello there!  I used the darling Wintertime Fairies Stamp and Die set from Poppystamps  to make this shaker card .

 I used Memory box Pinpoint Rectangle Layers to cut out the window opening for the shaker.

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See the one tiny light bulb in the set, its so fun because you can make anything with it.

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  I stamped the little Christmas bulbs then drew in the string with a fine tip black marker.

I raised my panel with fun foam added some sequins and then the holly on the outside of the window .

Everything is colored in with Spectrum Noir shimmer pens.

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It's so fun making the shaker cards with the fun foam, I think it fast and easy. Hope you have a good weekend .

God bless you all!

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10/03/2017

Tue 03

Halloween Costumes
by Marybeth Lopez

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 Hi there! Do you know where September went?  I have a non spooky Halloween card for you today!

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I masked off my pumpkin with a sticky notepad then blended the orange inks with a blending sponge, I did the same with the kittens . 

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I blended inks on the leaves as well , rolled a few of the edges and Popped some up with fun foam.

The envelope is from Birch Press Design.

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This came tighter pretty fast so you have plenty of time to order this set and make up a few cards.

God bless you all!

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