15 posts categorized "Masculine"

12/14/2017

Thu 14

Evergreens for Every Occasion
by Jennifer Svare

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Hello!  I'm so excited to show how these dies work together to create this very versatile card design. It's one of those card designs that works to have several made ahead for any occasion. Simply add the sentiment or greeting... a card that works for everything from "Merry Christmas" to sympathy, to a summery hello ~ Wow, I love this die and color combination!

The Swirly Loop die and Evergreen Trees work together to form the base design to the card, and I made it using a teal and shiny copper card stock.

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To make the Christmas version, I simply added a crystal to the top of one of the trees!

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The video shows a larger version of this card, but these measure 3.5 x 5 inches.  I like the smaller sizes for thank you notes which is great for after Christmas. The interior has a single evergreen tree which ties the inside to the exterior of the card. I love how Kraft envelopes even match!

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Here's a video I put together to show how I made this card, along with the larger version example.  Have a wonderful day!

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06/30/2017

Fri 30

Marine Birthday Wishes
by Lezlye Lauterbach

Today I am sharing a masculine card that I made for my youngest son. He is a U.S. Marine and today is his 23 Birthday!

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I used the Circle Layers from Birch Press Design on my base card along with a stitched Oval die for the platform for my Daisies.

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I used the green black and a pop of white for a very masculine feel. The  Happy Birthday streamer die I mounted to green yardstick strips.

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I added a dimensional military sticker on there for him. 

Have a great weekend!

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06/22/2017

Thu 22

Happy Dad's Day
by Jinny Newlin

Morning, y'all!  It's Jinny here today, sharing the card I stretched my stash to make my dad for Father's Day.

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I started this card by adding green and blue, watercolor puddles to a 3-3/4" x 5" piece of watercolor paper.  I then splattered it with those same shades of watercolor, as well as teal watercolor, before smearing Tumbled Glass Distress Ink through the Memory Box Winter Snowflakes stencil and splattering once again, but this time with Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.  The Stitched Tunnel Tag was then die-cut, from the prepped piece, just left of vertical center and set aside for later before matting that same original, watercolor piece with white cardstock and anchoring it, with white-threaded, straight, machine stitches, to the Brocade Blue, cardstock, card face.  I then used the "happy valentine's day" stamp, from our Grateful Heart stamp set, to make the "happy DAD's day" sentiment by replacing the "valentine" with die-cut, from teal cardstock, using our Happy Birthday Bold die, letters to spell "DAD".

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The Stitched Tunnel Tag, that had been set aside previously, was then laced with Baker's Twine...

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backed with a bit of cheesecloth for texture; and popped up, with foam tape, in the same, negative space from which it was initially die-cut.

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It was also topped with a stamped in Jet Black ink, watercolored, and hand-cut Be Mine Penguin, dressed in a top hat and tie and popped up with more foam tape, in addition to a stamped, in Cotton White StazOn ink, on clear cardstock and die-cut Grateful Heart.  The stamped Grateful Heart was backed with another die-cut, clear, cardstock Grateful Heart, before they were stitched together; but before finishing off the last few white-threaded, straight, machine stitches, I stuffed the formed, heart pocket with Raspberry, Seaspray, Crystal, and silver star sequins, as well as silver seed beads, to complete the look.

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Thanks, as always, for visiting us!  Be blessed!

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05/02/2017

Tue 02

Happy Birthday
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello from sunny California! Marybeth here today! I have a fun watercolor,  yet simple birthday card using 

Happy Birthday Bold and Happy Birthday Outline dies from Poppystamps .

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I haven't done a watercolor background  in a while but after seeing a video on one I gave it another try.

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I ran my card stock through a Xyron to add adhesive to the back for both layers. You have a choice to use, the thick outline or the thin. I chose the thick for the center of my Happy Birthday. After I was all done placing the darker color on top of the white, I placed the negative over my card as a guide to make sure it was spaced evenly. That's It!

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I hope you like it! I think this would be great for either a girl or boy! Happy to have this one on hand and can't wait to make a few more!

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03/07/2017

Tue 07

Spring Blog Blitz | Snowy Mountaintops
by Jinny Newlin

Hey, y'all!  It's Jinny here today, and I'm super excited to be sharing a few new goodies from our Spring 2017 Release, all wrapped up in my brother's birthday card.  Enjoy!

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I started this card by die-cutting all the scenery bits and pieces, including Stitched Cloudline, Snowy Mountaintops, and Pretty Flowers, from watercolor paper; watercoloring each one to reflect its place in the scene; and piecing them all together, before splattering them with Pure Black and Titanium White acrylic paints.  Once it was dry, I die-cut the snowy specks on the mountaintops from white, glitter paper and pieced them right into the openings on the mountains.  I so wish you could see that glitter better.

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I then die-cut the Happy Birthday Streamer from Basic Black cardstock; applied it to the center of the scene; and added interest with Glossy Accents...

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before anchoring everything, to the white, cardstock, card face, with black-threaded, straight, machine stitches, to complete the look.

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Be sure to stop back by every day through next Friday, March 17, 2017, to see what my talented teammies have cooked up, using all the new goodies, just for your viewing pleasure.  AND don't forget to leave lots of love as you visit; because a new, Spring Release product is being randomly given away on EACH AND EVERY Poppystamps' blog post.  You have until Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to do so.  Winners will be announced right here, on the Poppystamps blog, the following Saturday, March, 25, 2017.  I've got that fabulous Snowy Mountaintops craft die, that you see in action above, to giveaway today.

That's it, from me, for today; but there truly is so much left to see.  You simply don't want to miss out.  Have fun, and good luck with ALL the glorious prizes, Poppystamps friends!  Hugs!

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02/22/2017

Wed 22

You're A Star!
by Sue McRae

Welcome crafters, Sue here with a card today!

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I have a hard time making cards for the guys or for teenagers. Feminine card just seem easier to create so I decided to put away the flowers dies and stamps and not let myself use any glitter or any pink or purple and this is what I came up with.

I started off with a piece of water color paper, sprayed it with water, sprinkled on Color Bursts and just let the pigment do its thing. While this was drying I die cut a bunch of stars from dark grey card stock using the Scribble Trio set. This die set has three fun shapes: a star, square and circle. I adhered the stars all over the dried background.

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For the sentiment I took the Spectacular Happy Birthday set (which consists of three dies) and die cut the bottom layer in a medium grey, the middle layer in dark grey and the sentiment in white. The sentiment is made from 4 layers of the white card stock for a thick chipboard look.

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To finish off I added a few small stars die cut with the Superstar Sash.

Thanks for visiting us today!

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02/18/2017

Sat 18

A layout made with Love
by Patty Tanúz

HOLA AMIGAS!!!!

Today I want to change  from card to layout!!!! 

I made this for my little son jiji,  at the end I see the layout with a lot of flowers and maybe it should have been a girl layout jiji but love all, although my son (and his dad) says no flowers jajaja

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I use diecuts and stamps of Poppy and I just love my layout.... I can do many things with this perfect combination!!!!!!

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I sealed some figures and words, I think is a happy scene that is achieved by doing a color combo with the photos and all elements!!!! 

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The sentiments of  Grateful Heart clear stamp set, help me to create beautiful words for my kid :) The plus is my happy kitty,  Who said that  I  could only use it at Christmas? hehehe 

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I love those circles!!!!

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I hope you like!!!!!!

Thanks for your sweet messages!!!!

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02/14/2017

Tue 14

Simply Love
By Lezlye Lauterbach

Welcome to the Poppy Blog! Happy Valentine's Day!

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I used the heart channel Die with the red foil cardstock, I wanted a masculine feel to the card and it needed to be kept simple. The love is cut from the scribble love heart in a shiny silver paper, along with adding the single heart to the channel.

 

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My last Valentine's Card for this year! Have a great day!

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05/12/2016

Thu 12

Letter to my Marine Recruit
by Lezlye Lauterbach

Wellcome to the Poppystamps blog, today I am sharing a card I made to send off to my son who is in Phase 3 of Marine boot Camp in San Diego California.

I wanted it to look like what the dress uniform looks like. I cut strips of blue and red cardstock and adhered to the panel cut out with the Letters die.

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Cut off and excess and mount to card base. I used two layers of the Letters Die in hopes of making it a bit more dimensional. I then red embossed the Poppystamps sentiment at the bottom. Basic masculine card.

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01/04/2016

Mon 04

Nautical Birthday
by Lezlye Lauterbach

So  Excited for the blog blitz! I hope you all are ready too! Lots of inspiration coming your way these next couple of weeks. I chose a nautical theme for my card. My brother has a Birthday at the end of the week so the timing is perfect!

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I used the light house die, the anchor from the new release. I hand cut the cliff for the lighthouse as well as the yellow for the light  and sentiment.

Vellum was used for the waves. It's hard to see in the photo but wink of stella was added to the happy birthday.

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Please remember to comment on all of the posts for your chance to win the specific die listed. For my winner you will receive the Lighthouse die!

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