78 posts categorized "Olga Direktorenko"

07/18/2017

Tue 18

Golden Rose
by Olga Direktorenko

Hi crafters, 

Today I would like to share a fun technique - creating shaped shaker windows with matching dies. You will need a stamp set with matching dies plus heat resistant acetate. I have used the fantastic new Sending Scribbles sets by Poppystamps.

Watch the video tutorial for detailed instructions!

Rose Shaker Window 1

Rose Shaker Window 2

Thanks for visiting and have a great week!

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07/09/2017

Sun 09

Fairy Ballerina Spinner Card
by Olga Direktorenko

Hi crafty friends, 

I have been playing with Faerie dies for some time now and it's amazing how many opportunities they provide. They are different sizes and can be used with or without the wings, but I found out that they are also perfect for interactive cards. 

Today I have created a spinner card using two mirror faerie images. But if you only have one of those it will still do for this kind of card - just stick a thread and a pair of wings between the two die cuts! 

Watch the video tutorial below for detailed instructions.

Fairy Ballerina 1

Fairy Ballerina 2

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06/26/2017

Mon 26

Summer Hello
by Olga Direktorenko

Have you checked out all the new fabulous flower dies by Poppystamps? They are so much fun to play with I couldn't help creating a summer bouquet with them. 

Another clever die is a Halo Hello that consists of a word die cut and a "halo". The halo can be used to create a background/shadow for the word, but I have decided to use a negative space to turn it into a shaker window.

Check out the video tutorial below for the detailed explanation of the process!

SummerHello1

SummerHello2

 

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06/20/2017

Tue 20

Window Display
by Olga Direktorenko

Hello and thanks for stopping  by! I keep on playing with the Faerie dies from Poppystamps May release. Each of them comes with a pair of beautiful wings, but of course they can be used with or without them. 

This time I have used the Faeries to create some dummies to display in a shop window! 

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WindowDisplay2

Step by step video tutorial:

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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!

Ballet Diorama 1

Ballet Diorama 2

Ballet Diorama 3

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:

Egg Hunt Treat Bag

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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Marybeth Lopez

Springtime Gift Box

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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:

TeaBagDispenser

 

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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