23 posts categorized "Video"

06/16/2018

Sat 16

Fairy Card with Die Cut Inlays
by Olga

Hello crafty friends, I hope you are doing great! 

The card I have created today is all about inlaying die cuts. Everything in it is die cut and inlaid - the background, the frame, the focal image and the sentiment. It is nearly one layer card, but the wings of a fairy add a bit of complexity to the layering. 

Watch the video below for beginning to end guide as well as the explanation of all tricks and techniques!

Fairy Card 1

Fairy Card 2

Thanks so much for visiting and have a fabulous weekend!

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05/27/2018

Sun 27

Happy Balloons
by Olga

Hi crafters, 

Today I'd like to demonstrate an experimental approach to creating a shaker window in a card. This time I used a border die plus some small balloon dies to create a shape of the window. This way the scene and the sentiment become a part of the frame and the window itself becomes a background. 

This might sound complicated but the card in fact is quite easy to create - watch step by step video tutorial below for detailed instructions!

Happy Balloons 2

 

Happy Balloons 2


Happy Balloons 2



Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you enjoyed the tutorial and have a wonderful weekend!

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05/21/2018

Mon 21

Koi Tags
by Olga

Hi crafty friends, I hope you are having a great week!

Today I have made a trio of tags combining alcohol inks and die cutting techniques. To start with I have created alcohol ink backgrounds on Yupo paper and since I'm not experienced with this type of inks I only used one color (slate) for all three backgrounds. Unexpectedly, as the ink was drying more colors developed like some shades of teal and purple - that was actually perfect for me as I was going for a watery look.

To tell you the truth, I was not particularly happy with the outcome and thought that those backgrounds themselves were not enough to make a project fabulous. But throwing them away was not an option too so how could I make them work for me? The answer is simple - die cutting! Die cutting is always a good idea so I added a negative pattern created with the collage die and it instantly brought everything together!

To create focal images I used Lovely Koi die with some foiled cardstocks plus added silver embossed sentiment strips and some sequins - and my tags were finally brought to life!

Watch the beginning to end video tutorial for more detailed instructions!

Koi Tags 1

Koi Tags 2

 

Koi Tags 3



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04/30/2018

Mon 30

Patriotic Card
by Robin Tharaldson

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I have a simple patriotic card to share with you today. I used scraps of cardstock to create my star strip, along with the Big and Little Star Border Layer dies from Poppystamps Spring Release!

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My sentiment was made using Stitched Main Street Tags and Sending Love Stamp set.
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The following video will show you how I made my card!

 

Thanks for stopping by today!

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04/27/2018

Fri 27

Spring Release Thank You Card
by Robin Tharaldson

PS April 27 With

Hi everyone, today I have a "thank you" card featuring several dies from Poppystamps Spring Release! There are MANY more in the release, so be sure to check it out here!  This card is an A7 or 5" x 7", sometimes you just need a larger card base to pull off your design.

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The main feature on my card is the beautiful butterfly! To create this butterfly I used the Corden and Powell Butterfly dies!  Each die can be used individually but together they make an awesome butterfly!

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For added interest I used the Finial Corner die on two of the corners of my card.  I used spray adhesive to adhere the die cuts to my card panel.

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I used the Thank You Streamer die for my sentiment; it's an older die but one I use over and over.  To see how to create this card check out the following video!

 

Thanks for stopping by the Poppystamps blog and hopefully you checked out the Spring Release! For more ideas, inspiration and news subscribe to the Poppystamps Blog!

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04/15/2018

Sun 15

Trifold Shaker Card
by Olga

I was thinking of a way to create a layered card without mounting the die cut layers one on top of another and I came up with this idea of making a trifold card. 

This way the structure of a card base creates layers all by itself, I just had to add some complexity by using dies that cut negative spaces, by making one tab shorter than others and by adding dimensional shaker element to the front. There is also one image added to the inside of the card.

Watch the video tutorial below to see exactly how this card was created!

Trifold Shaker Card 1

Trifold Shaker Card 2

Trifold Shaker Card 3

Thanks for visiting! Have a fantastic Sunday!

Olga Floral Signature copy

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04/11/2018

Wed 11

Phone Booth Gift Wrapping Ideas
by Olga

Are you participating to this month's challenge? To enter it you just have to create any framed project and use at least one Poppystamps product.

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The project I have created is a phone booth themed gift wrapping. I have added some stamping to kraft paper to make the wrapping match the phone booth tag.

For the tag itself I have decided to introduce a number of different textures - heat embossed background, some cork for the frame as well as some  crackle glaze on a booth itself. As a finishing touch I have added some bronze gears.

Framed 1

There are lots of phone booth souvenirs out there - I have created this particular wrapping to package a phonebooth piggy bank. This type of packaging will also do great for cell phones.

Framed 2

The whole creative process is revealed in a video tutorial below. Enjoy watching!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Don't forget to join in the challenge for a chance to win $20 certificate to Poppystamps online store!

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04/07/2018

Sat 07

Rose and Pearls
by Olga

The project I am sharing today is an almost one layer and nearly one color card. Although the design is quite simple I have jazzed it up with some fun techniques. 

The large circle border layer I used is actually meant to work with another border die that serves as a bottom layer for it. But instead I decided to attach some pearls to the inside of the card so that each circle becomes a little window for a pearl.  

I have also used a punch tool to create more tiny circle windows - I scattered them around the card front and attached more pearls behind them.

Rose and Pearls 1

Rose and Pearls 2

Watch the video tutorial to see how to create this card:

Thanks for joining me today! I wish you all a bright and fantastic weekend!

Olga Floral Signature copy

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03/20/2018

Tue 20

Spring Wreath
by Robin Tharaldson

PS March 20 Wreath Full With

I hope everyone is enjoying the Blog Blitz featuring the latest release from Poppystamps! You can see the entire 2018 Spring Release here!  Plus, you could win a die from each Blog Blitz post you leave a comment on!! The die you could win, if you leave a comment on this post, is the Stitch Wreath die!  More information on Poppystamps Blog Blitz at the end of my post. 

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The StitchWreath is the perfect backdrop for the colorful flowers made using Blooming Border die!

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I made the pretty bow using Prim and Proper Bow, I cut it three times and glued them together for more dimension! My video will show you just how easy this card is to make!

 



Here is all the important information about Poppystamps Blog Blitz!  The blog blitz runs from March 17 - 31, 2018; Poppystamps is giving away a prize on every Blog Blitz post during this time.  You must leave a comment on ONLY the posts 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. Poppystamps uses a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST February 1 to leave a comment on each and every post you want to enter. Winners will be announced on the Poppystamps blog on April 3. Good Luck and LEAVE a comment...please!

Thanks for stopping by!

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03/05/2018

Mon 05

Goldfish
by Olga Direktorenko

Hello paper crafters! 

Today I have an unusual card to showcase - what makes it special is that it is a double layer shaker card. One shaker window is actually positioned right above the other one. 

I have used several dies from Poppystamps January release to create this underwater scene. 

Below are some close up pictures as well as the beginning to end video tutorial!

Goldfish 1

Goldfish 2

Thanks for joining me today! Have a fantastic week!

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