74 posts categorized "Olga Direktorenko"

05/27/2017

Sat 27

Ballet Diorama
by Olga Direktorenko

Poppystamps came out with the beautiful collection of Faerie dies of all sizes. The moment I saw them I knew exactly what I wanted to create with them. Each faerie die has a pair or wings but it can be used with or without them. I have chosen 3 sizes of images to make a ballet scene diorama. It is fun to make and easy to assemble - check out the video tutorial down below this post!

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Thanks for stopping by and have a magical weekend!

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05/20/2017

Sat 20

Princess Faerie craft die - GIVEAWAY
by Olga Direktorenko

Hi there crafters! The Blog Blitz continues and today I am introducing the fabulous Princess Faerie craft die from the Poppystamps May Release:

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It is a beautiful large image and definitely a must have if there is a little ballerina in your family!

I have used this die to make a shaker tag that can be used as a wall hanging and as a chocolate bar topper:

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Watch the step by step video tutorial for the instructions on how to make it:

 

For a chance to WIN this die simply comment on this post by May 22. Don't forget to comment on other posts of the Blog Blitz - each of them has its own giveaway!

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04/15/2017

Sat 15

Egg Hunt Treat Bag
by Olga Direktorenko

This Easter treat bag is made with tag dies - I have used Tunnel Tags to create the front and the back of a bag (watch the video to learn how to do it!). The little egg hunt scene is made with felt and some intricate Poppystamps dies:

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Thanks so much for stopping by today and have a very happy Easter!

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04/09/2017

Sun 09

Easter Egg Decoration
by Olga Direktorenko

This simple Easter decoration is really easy to make - it has a Styrofoam base and some die cuts attached on top of mix media background. The video tutorial with step by step instructions is included.

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Thank you for stopping by and happy crafting!

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04/01/2017

Sat 01

PSC#31 - Gift It!

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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 "Go For Gold" is Mac Mable.  She gets a gold star for gold embossing, and gold ink mixed in on that red poppy!


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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Bonnie!

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!
0417 copyPSC#31 Gift It!  Nothing dresses up a gift like a pretty tag!  Feeling clever how about a fancy gift box or a hand made container for treats?  We're looking for ways to dress up a little something for your someone special.  Any occasion is welcome - just be sure to use at least one Poppystamps image (die or stamp) on your project!

Need a little inspiration?  Here's some amazing projects from our design team!  Want a closer look?  Just click on their name to jump to their blog! 

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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 $20 of their choice in dies from the store!

You have until 12 am US EST on April 28 to link up your design here!   Good luck and thanks for joining us! We can't wait to see what you make!

 

03/30/2017

Thu 30

Tea Bag Dispenser
by Olga Direktorenko

Another project featuring Morning Cup craft die by Poppystamps - I've made a tea bag dispenser and embellished it with a cup outline cut out of foiled card stock:

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REMINDER: Poppystamps is a Super Sponsor of Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and is giving away 3 (three!) $25 gift certificates! Have you already entered to win the prizes? You still have time until the end of this month to enter - just go to THIS POST and follow the instructions!

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03/24/2017

Fri 24

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop - GIVEAWAY

Today is the day! We are happy to announce that Poppystamps is sponsoring Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop organized by fabulous Amy Tsuruta!

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We are happy to be giving away not one, not two but THREE $25 gift certificates to the Poppystamps online store!

$25 GIFT CERTIFICATE #1 will go to one random commenter on this post - just tell us what your favorite hot beverage is! You have time until March 31 to leave your comments. 

$25 GIFT CERTIFICATE #2: for a chance to win it link up your project (it should be Spring + Coffee/Tea themed) to Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. One randomly chosen linkup will get the prize!

$25 GIFT CERTIFICATE #3: to win it leave comments on any projects that you like on Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop - one random commenter will get the prize!

The winners will be announced on April 3.

 

And this is the project Olga created for Poppystamps and Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. Below is the VIDEO instruction on how to make this happy spring paper fan:

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Thank you for stopping by and we are so much looking forward to reading your comments and seeing your projects!

03/17/2017

Fri 17

Birthday Centerpiece
by Olga Direktorenko

Hi there crafters, 

It is the last day of Poppystamps Blog Blitz  and today I am introducing the fabulous GARDEN LANTERN craft die from the new Poppystamps Spring Release:

I have used it to create a mini centerpiece (tea light + card) to decorate a Birthday table.

For the chance to WIN this die just comment on this post until 21 March. The winner will be announced on 25 March.

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03/01/2017

Wed 01

PSC#29 Go For Gold!

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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 "Hearts A Flutter" is Wendy Price with this adorable card! 
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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Nicole!

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!
0317+copyPSC#29 Go For Gold - What's the one "go to" color that makes everything classy and elegant?  We'll it's GOLD of course!   This month we're asking that you add a bit of Gold to your project.  Maybe its a heart of gold, the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, or a pretty card for someone who's worth their weight in gold!!  Just make sure you add a little gold to your project - gold foil, gold sequins, gold paint, etc.  And make sure you include at least  one Poppystamps image (stamp or die) on your design! 

Looking for a little inspiration?  Check out these wonderful projects from our design team!  To get more details just click on their name to jump to their blogs.

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Ok now it's your turn!  How about a little motivation?  We're having a blog blitz with a new mini release starting on March 6 - how about we let the winner choose $20 worth of product from the new release?  

You have until 12:00 a.m. US EST  on March 30 to link up your designs here!

 


02/11/2017

Sat 11

Snowy Owl Shaker Tag
by Olga Direktorenko

I keep on playing with the new dies from Poppystamps January Release - their versatility is simply amazing! I have layered the oak branches and scribble circles to frame the little owl - watch the VIDEO TUTORIAL for the full explanation of the process:

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Thanks for stopping by and have a beautiful weekend!

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