97 posts categorized "Pam Simpson"

05/22/2017

Mon 22

Princess Faerie Silhouette.
by Pam Simpson

Hello Poppystamps friends, sharing a  card with you today, I must confess I was not a fan of  Fairies, WOW change my mind since these pretty dies came along from Poppystamps May release.

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Thought I would create a woodland scene with "Princess Faerie"  as a silhouette.. I`m sure she would look  just as pretty with no wings, as a child dancer.

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I have die cut three fairies to add depth, wings have been cut with sparkly black card.. I used foam sticky tape  on the back.

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In this photo is my very old "Angelina Fusible Fibre"  you get in a  packet, you pull some fibres out and lay a thin layer onto half a sheet of folded copy paper, sandwich the fibres by folding the  paper over, then using a med heat iron onto the paper, iron the fibres together, this makes it fuse together.. I adhered my wings with pva glue and cut around with scissors.

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Added a touch of blue ink to the white background.

These fibres give a lovely delicate look to her wings. I adhered them to the silhouette with pva glue.

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I grounded her onto the Dotted Curve, stamped with the new Fairy Greetings.. Swaying Birch has been cut in grey card and inked some shading in grey, Chirping Birds in the branch`s. 

Magnificent Mini Faeries  with Mushrooms and Toadstools .

dotted a few crystal gems. finished card size 5.1/2" x 6.1/2".

Hope you like this card..my first attempt with Faerie`s..

Thank you for stopping by Pam x. 

Pam Floral Signature copy

05/17/2017

Wed 17

Ragged Daisy.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone Pam here to-day, welcome to the  blog blitz showcasing these beautiful  May release New  poppystamp dies.

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I have used this pretty Ragged Daisy and this is the give away today.

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Three petals above top photo  show my stages after I die cut the Ragged Daisy petal.. first cut with white card, next I shaded with three blue pens , last photo show some shaping on the petal.

Bottom photo shows them adhered together on a small circle..

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 Top photo show the center coloured yellow, adhered as shown..bottom I added a good amount of pva glue,then sprinkled gold/orange flock.

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Flowers arrange on my topper

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This is how I got this  shape on the side of my  card. First score @ 5.1/2" then fold your card! OPEN this up for next steps....  on this 5.1.2" Using Poppystamps "Dotted Curve"  as shown cutting edge towards the center fold..(Holes on the edge) If you want these on the edge of your cut!! you put these hole towards the center. Next I cut "Heart Stream die" adhered to this curve, lovely match.. fold your card..Next using around 2" separate card piece I cut the Dotted Curve again. ..Matched this up to the plain curve and adhered.

 

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close up of this edge.

 

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Sentiments from May release "Hello Notes" CL451  clear stamps. Few butterfly Sprinkles dotted around.

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This is the give away Ragged Daisy..

 

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!  

Thank you for stopping by..Pam.

Pam Floral Signature copy

 

 

05/03/2017

Wed 03

Get Well Soon.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, I needed a get well card for my friend as she has been in hospital for an operation, she also  loves  pink  and bright colours..

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Love this layout using Poppystamps Pretty Stitches border die. Below I have showed how I did this double one in pink..

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I needed a strip of card 5.1/2" long and wide enough to handle, top picture show one cut I have done and where to place your die for the second cut,  next picture show the pretty border made.  

Last picture using my Misty stamping tool for perfect placement stamping on my card blank 5.1/2" x 5.1/2" ..

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This shows all my die cuts I am going to use on this card,  I do tend to make up as I go along and change my mind! as we do.

White card 3.1/2" deep 5.1/2" wide I have used the border die as shown. I have adhered the two border pink strips in place.

 

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Here I have arranged all my decorations I intend to use on the card, NOT glued anything down! till I make sure I like it,  you`ll see on the top and bottom photos I cut 1.2" from  the top of my pink card above the white panel, as to me it did`nt look right, now seem more symmetrical.. 

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This  is the finished card, Pearl in the center of these beautiful "Stitched Poinsettias Trio" I have used  white card one  flower set and two large petals in pink and green to layer up this flower,  Freida Leaf, glued onto  Stitched Scallop Circle by Memory Box "Open Studio".

Pink dots along the boarder and in the flower background, BoBunny Blush double dots pen. 

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Thank you for stopping by, I hope I have not bored you with this post. Pam x

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05/01/2017

Mon 01

PSC#32 - Flower Power

6a01157003623c970c01b8d25908ec970c-320wiWelcome 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 "Gift It" is Cat Arenzana with this magical lumiere! 


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

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!
0517 copyPSC#32 Flower Power!  April showers really do bring May flowers!    Have you noticed?  Spring is in the air and there's flower's EVERYWHERE!    This month we're looking for projects that incorporate FLOWERS in their designs!  You can add flowers with pattern paper, stamping, or a die!   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 a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favories from the store!

You have until 12 am US EST on May 29 to link up your design here!   Good luck and thanks for joining us! We can't wait to see what you make!

 

04/28/2017

Fri 28

Thank You Streamer.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, I have been playing with my  "Amour Stackables Background plates" from Birch Press Design, this is another part of Memory Box. 

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I have used for this background "Amour background Plates" B & C.. Pink and Cream card, "Sylvan Frame" by Poppystamps Green card, this was a bit of an experiment to see how they look to-gather..

Below showing I cut B plate  in Pink  with C plate in cream card..

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  Next rather than adhere together with glue, I have used foam sticky pads, another experiment! must say I love this look. 

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Adhered onto cream background panel,  Thank you Streamer in silver shadowed with green. Finished of with Poppystamps "Sylvan Frame".

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Shaping these  "Blooming Blossom"  petals to layer together with glue, on my very messy foam mat (sorry) and ball tool.

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I arrange these flowers as shown in two corners... Using  hot glue  from my gun, one flower at a time as I was adding a silver bead to the center of each flower, before the glue set.

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I hope I have given you some ideas to mix your dies, so you can get different looks. 

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This would make a lovely Wedding/Anniversary/Special Friend card, don`t you think.

Card size 4.3/4" x 5.3/4" top opener. (tent card)

Thank you for stopping by Pam x.

Pam Floral Signature copy

 

 

04/22/2017

Sat 22

Count The Blessings.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone Pam here today, I have used Poppystamps  "Garden Lantern" to create an outdoor scene, roll on summer!.

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Thought this lovely sentiment from Poppystamps "Into The Words"  very apt for using with these candles. stamped onto and die cut using "Stitched Tunnel Tags".

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 This is how I created the crackle effect on the lantern, apply a good coverage and leave to dry, as it dries it crackles. 

 

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Hope you can see the crackle on the " Garden Lantern"  with Freida Leaf for embellishment with  "Formal Candles" 

 

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"Preppy Flowers" with "Toadstools" along the bottom of this panel,  these I cut in beige for the stalks and red for the top, added some white dots with my pen. 

 

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Thank you for stopping by today...Pam.

Pam Floral Signature copy

 

04/12/2017

Wed 12

happy Easter
by Mona Pendleton

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Hi there! It's Mona here today to share a couple of Easter projects featuring a variety of products from the New Spring 2017 Release along with other fun Poppystamps products. To create the background. I stamped the pretty flower bouquet from the Friends and Flowers stamp set in a heart shape then water colored using an oil crayon. I created a meadow scene featuring die cut Preppy Flowers along with a Serene Rabbit.

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I embellished with a trio of Stitched Butterfly Trio butterflies, Freida Leaf foliage and Pretty Stitches borders.

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I also tucked in a couple of double layered Stitched Main Street Tags:

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For the title, I used the Happy Easter Egg die:

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Here's a few steps showing how I created the stamped background and the water colored Preppy Flowers:

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Up next is an Easter card featuring another fun scene:

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featuring Preppy Flowers, a Pretty Stitches border and a Serene Rabbit:

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Many thanks for stopping by!

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Wed 12

Dandelion Stem
by Pam Simpson

Hello Everyone.

Love using flowers and pretty borders, thought I would share how easy it is to make a lacy frame from a border die.

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See what I mean! how pretty is this frame and these gorgeous Dandelion Stems both from Poppystamps.

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I made a frame with dies from my stash! you could do this with a cutter or craft knife and pencil lines ...Poppystamps "Pretty Stitches" border measure`s  5.1/2" long..my inside frame measure`s the same 5.1/2" outside measure`s 6.1/2" ..this make`s   1/2" frame, ..in the photo I have cut 4 borders , adhered two on the reverse to show, this you do to these 4 borders.

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How pretty does this frame look.. I used 3d foam tape to apply to my Lilac background.

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I wanted some feature on the background..this is another very easy thing to do.  6.1/2" square Lilac card.. find the center .. using Memory Box..Open Studio Stitched Oval Layers, tape as shown..NEXT   run through your machine to Emboss these dies (Not Cut), next while still on the card run a line of glue center ovals, remove these and add loose glitter, I use Glamour Dust.

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Few splatters of white paint on the background, two Dandelion stems adhered the center of the flower only, to finish liquid pearls, with two ribbon swirls from  Open Studio "Banner Parade" ..sentiment from CL443. Grateful Heart stamp set by Poppystamps.  

 

Thank you for stooping by today..

Pam Floral Signature copy

 

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!

 

03/29/2017

Wed 29

Celebration Balloon Collage.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, A New Arrival card I`m sharing today.

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How cute is this Stitched Elephant die from Poppystamps,  it does say stitched! when you cut out it leaves stitching on the negative card, I did not want to use that as I wanted a flying Elephant lol. with these balloon.

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I wanted some detail around this "Celebration Balloon Collage" oval..I have no oval die that I could make a frame with the same size! I left  the die in place after running through my die cutting machine, using a fine tip pen I drew dashers & x`s .. also did this technique on my main card shape. 

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For my multi colours on my text and string ribbon bow, I drew lines onto waste card with pro markers colours as shown, using dies ran through my die cutting machine.

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Coloured elephant with grey pro markers, shaped and used foam tape to attach as shown.. random sparkly gems. finished card  6.1/2" x 5.1/2" size.

Thank you for stopping by..Pam ... 

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