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Sept. Blog Blitz: Merry Christmas
by Jinny Newlin

Afternoon, y'all!  It's Jinny here; and I've got a card to share, for day one of our September Blog Blitz, that boasts a number of new goodies and is guaranteed to cool down the sticky, summer temps we've been having in my neck of the woods.  Enjoy!

Poppy Merry Christmas - JinnyNewlin

I started this card by smudging, from left to right, Spun Sugar, Dusty Concord, and Tumbled Glass Distress Inks, through the Winter Scattered Flakes stencil, onto a piece of white cardstock.  I then framed it with Elegant Eggplant cardstock and used that same color to die-cut this gorgeous Snowflake Channel.  The channel itself was backed with a strip of clear paper and anchored, to the prepped piece, with silver-threaded, straight, machine stitches, framing the entire stenciled piece as well.  Before sealing off the top edge of the channel with stitching, I stuffed it with a happy mix of sequins and seed beads.  9.19.16 013

It was then topped with our new Mitten String, die cut from silver, glitter cardstock and dressed up with a pink button, laced with Caribbean twine, tied in a bow, as well as stamped, in Jet Black ink, on a watercolor paper die cut and watercolored, holly leaves.

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The "MERRY CHRISTMAS" sentiment was stamped, in Jet Black ink, across the top edge of the channel, just to the left of the mittens; and a random mix of stamped, in Jet Black ink, snowflakes complete the look.

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Be sure to check out all the Design Team's fabulous creations, showcasing goodies from the September Release, right here on the Poppystamps blog, every day through Tuesday, October 3, 2016.  And don't forget to leave lots of love as you visit, because a new, September Release product is being randomly given away on EACH AND EVERY Poppystamps' blog post.  You have until Friday, October 7, 2016, at 12 am EST, to do so.  Winners will be announced, on the Poppystamps blog, the following Monday, October 10, 2016.  I've got this playful, little, Mitten String die, that you see in action above, to giveaway this afternoon.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!  Be blessed, Poppystamps friends!

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Very fun card. Love the cute mittens & all the sparkle from the sequins. Thanks!

Very pretty card, Jinny! I love the colorful shaker and those cute mittens!
Take Care!
Michele

I love those sequins behind the snowflake border! Very cute

So adorable, cute idea you did with the Mitten String die. Would love to own this one.

Jimmy your card is adorable! The mitten string die is a great idea with so many uses. I love how you made your mittens glitter gold - they just pop off the card.

Fun shaker card. Hugz

Adorable mittens.

Love your fabulous card.

Adorable card with the gold glitter!

Beautiful shaker card! I love the colors and the details! Awesome Snowflake Channel die, so perfect for a holiday shaker card! Darling Mitten String die also... thanks for the chance to win it!

Such a beautiful array of cards you have showcased...love the mittens and especially the snowflake channel....how cool it will look on a christmas project...this collection is looking more and more exciting

Great card for Christmas. Love the dies you have used.

Pretty card. Love all the colors. Thanks for sharing.

Such a busy card it makes me imagine running round all bundled up in the snow thanks for sharing.

I love shaker cards. So very festive!

What a pretty card! Love the channel die
and the "eggplant" paper you chose.

Great card. I really like the way you coupled the multicoloured stencilling and the sequins - such fun.

Very cute shaker card. How fun! The mitten die is adorable!

The mitten die is so sweet and makes a lovely accent on your shaker card.

Awesome shaker card, love all the bling!

How gorgeous!mlove it as a shaker and the colors are awesome!

Such a fun card! The string mitten is adorable

Such a fun card. Love the mitten sting die.

Hi Jinny, This is a lovely card, very colourful and glitzy, I love it.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

I love how colorful this is. Beautiful card.

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