52 posts categorized "Altered Creations"

04/04/2020

Sat 04

Easter Card with Rinea Foil
by Nancy Penir

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Greetings Poppy friends! And welcome to the Poppystamps blog, where we are partnering with Rinea - the maker of beautiful metallics and foiled papers. I've created an Easter Card to show you how beautifully they work with Poppystamps dies!

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Many of the foiled papers are double sided, emboss like a dream, and when used with Ghost Ink (another product they sell), showcase embossed images. Read on for all the fun...

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Now because I used a delicate image die, I glued my sheet of pink Rinea foil to a piece of Cardstock before die cutting.

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With a small finger sponge, I tapped on the ghost ink pad, then lightly rubbed on just the image I wanted color removed. You can see on the flowers on the right, wherever the sponge was applied, the color is lifted. So cool, isn't it? 

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I added foam to the back for depth.

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You'll notice my branch is on the right of the card before I added the bunny, which will face the branch.

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I glued several strips of foil to Cardstock and die cut some eggs from each color.

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The basket is also cut from foil paper, which was first die cut, and again worked with the ghost ink.

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Ghost ink was lightly rubbed on the posies on the flower spray, before I added the Fairy sugar centers.

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Foiled papers add glam to your design like no other! Hope you're as sold on these as I am. And hope you enjoyed a look at how easy and fun they are to use. 

Speaking of hope... I do hope you're all doing well, fully stocked in toilet paper and wipes, (wink wink) and especially chocolate!  Strange times, aren't they. Stay healthy friends!

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03/21/2020

Sat 21

Spring Blog Blitz Giveaway
by Marybeth Lopez

 

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Hello there dear crafty friends and family ! We are so blessed to enjoy this craft of ours and now most of us have lots of time to play. I hope you have fun the next few days looking at all the new products!

 Its Blog Blitz time where Dave is giving away new products each day! All you have to do is leave a comment on this post for a chance to win this beautiful Raining Frame die new from Poppystamps .

 

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I cut the outer edge of patterned paper from memory box called : Cottage Meadow then added some foam tape and adhered to the new panel.

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I placed my panel over the new paper from Delicate Pastel Glitter Pad, all linked below. I stamped the sentiment using : Birch Press Design : You are Awesome.

 

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I think of this die as almost a plate and a die. Its perfect for your front panels no extra cutting needed.

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You can see how beautiful this plate/ die looks. I love it!

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If you would like to have a chance to win this beautiful Poppystamps : Raining Frame Die all you have to do is leave a comment on this post.

 

The Spring release blog blitz runs from March 20 - March 31 . We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY 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 a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST April 1 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on April 3.

For a SECOND chance to win this die .....
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through April 1. 

One comment per post will be selected by random numb
er generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on April 3.   Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz.

So PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT!   (You have to comment to win!!!)  Your kind words always make us SMILE! ( copied from Jeanne)

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Thank you and take care.

Let not your heart be troubled ( John  14:1)

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12/31/2019

Tue 31

A beautiful christmas chocolate!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

I was participating in an exchange of Christmas chocolates and my chocolate was beautiful, of course with Poppy Diecuts and stamps!!!! Look!!!!!

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Elegant, really???????? I love this so much!!!!!

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Inside it contained a Hershey chocolate!!!! Yum Yum!!!!

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Look the scene!!!! Wonderful!!!!!

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It really transports me to a Christmas movie place! jijiji

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Did you exchange Christmas gifts?

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Happy Holidays queridas amigas!!!!!!!!!

Leave me your sweet messages (if this you like so much ) that I love read you!!!!! 

Kisses!!!!!

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12/21/2019

Sat 21

Sending Christmas Cheer
by Nancy Penir

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Hi there and welcome to Poppystamps! My card for you features a new favorite Poppystamps die, Cottage Window. A timeless die set, it can be used any time of year. Thought I'd share a card I made into a Christmas window, already mailed and into it's new home. Now, I love to creat scenes. I get an idea and look for a way to bring that idea to life!

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Cottage Window has 4 main elements. I gave it a shadow by backing it with a darker card stock.

Through the window you can see the home's Christmas tree. Here's how I made the tree.

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These trees are too small for what I was going for, so I simply created a larger image from all the small trees.

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Here they are die cut from 2 green card stocks, one light green the other dark, and detached from the die cut base.

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Once assembled, I added Nuvo drops to simulate ornaments. (I also added a bit of glitter too.)

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Outside, is another grouping of florals, this time from the bottom of the Festive Noel die.

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Once you have an idea for a card front, look through your dies and use what you need from them to create your  own design and scene.

Above all, have fun!

Merriest of Christmases and Have a wonderfully creative New Year! Cheers!

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12/15/2019

Sun 15

Penguin shaker
by Tina Wilstrup

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Hello everyone! We are closing in on that one holy and so very special night and I'm here to share a cute shaker card with you.
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I first die cut the background and snowy hills of the snowglobe kit. I ink blended the background and the top of the hills using distress oxide inks. I flicked some diluted white acrylic paint over the background for a snowy look.
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I cut a panel and sprayed it with watercolors sprays. I'll admit this was my first time using them and the intencity of the color kind of surprised me. But I felt the look worked fine for a night time scene. Before the panel dried I also sprayed with a shimmer spray for a clear, frosty and sparkly look.

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I die cut the sentiment die and the snowflake tile from silver glitter cardstock. I cut off the frame so I had parts of the snowflakes. Making sure all the elements would fit I glued the sentiment and snowflakes in place. I also added a couple of stars with a white gelly roll pen.
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I placed the base and frame of the globe as well as the snowy hills. I then added the 2 darling penguins, colored with Copics, and lots of sequins, gems and chunky glitter.
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The frame of the globe I cut 6-7 times and layered them ending with a layer of acetate and one cut from silver glitter cardstock and placed over the globe. So pretty! I then added the stand of the globe, also Copic colored, popped up with craft foam.

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So there you have my holiday shaker. I appreciate you stopping by and would love if you would leave me a comment.

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11/15/2019

Fri 15

Merry Christmas Tag
by Marybeth Lopez

 

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Hello friends, Marybeth here today sharing a Christmas tag. As you can see below this beautiful: Poppystamps  Merry Christmas Flourish die is gorgeous on its own! I wanted to show you how it can be altered a bit, very simply.

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Since I wanted to add holly to the Christmas tag I decided to snip off the flourish part of the die, simply by cutting it off in a few places. I will also be making a few tags that are red and white without patterned paper and only the greeting.  This Merry Christmas die can fill up the whole large tag and still make a beautiful tag that can be mass produced, easily.

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I used the beautiful 6x6 paper pack from Memorybox. I turned my die so the plaid would be at an angle as shown in the photo above.

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I also used Double Stitch Tag dies form Poppystamps and the Holly Outline die. I love adding bells to most of my tags at Christmas. Kinda lets me know when someone might be taking a peek :)

For this tag I used the largest tag die my tag is about 3.5 by 5.3

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Hope you have fun creating what ever you like to make. Thanks for the visit today!

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10/24/2019

Thu 24

Fall blooms
by Tina Wilstrup

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Hi Poppy fans! Today I'm showing you this fall-inspired card loaded with warm, bold colors. It's a walk through a forest this time of year all in a card.
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I lightly stamped the Peony Bouquet stamp, and left the stamp in my stamping tool for later use. I then colored it with Copics. After coloring the image, I placed it back in my stamping tool, stamped with embossing ink, sprinkled with gold embossing powder and heat set it.
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For the background I used a panel of watercolor cardstock and ink smooshed matching colors of Distress and Distress oxide inks. I also flicked on some drops of water - yes, water - with a paint brush, sprinkled with gold embossing powder and heat set it.
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I then die cut a couple of Christmas greens all from green cardstock.
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With an ink dauber I inked the edges bringing a little life to the greens.
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After fuzzy cutting the bouquet I colored the edge with a dark grey Copic marker to make it stand out more.
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I used the same marker to color match my cardstock for the sentiment, which is also gold heat embossed.
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I popped up the bouquet and attached the greens under it. Finishing touch was adding red and gold Nuvo drops to all the berries.

Thanks for joining me today. I hope I have inspired you to create your own fall-inspired card. Have a great day!

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09/27/2019

Fri 27

Festive Noel Christmas Blog Blitz
by Tina Wilstrup

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Hello Poppy fans! The Christmas/Winter Blog Blitz is in full swing and I'm here to show you some inspiration using the gorgeous Festive Noel die.
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I wanted to use "sort-of" untraditional colors so I started by loosely ink blending a panel of watercolor cardstock with Mermaid lagoon, Blueprint sketch and Wilted violet Distress inks. Ireally wasn't careful with the blending. I spritzed the cardstock with water and dapped off the excess with a paper towel. Then I diluted a tiny drop of silver acrylic paint with water and splattered it over the panel. I even spritzed it with Sheer shimmer spritz for extra sparkle because - Christmas...

I also die cut the Festive Noel 4 times and the Pumpkin Patch Sidekick frame once. With my scissors I cut out all the pumpkins from the frame.
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The frame and the one Noel cuts I covered in silver sparkle embossing powder. I then layered the Noel cuts and adhered the frame and Noel to the card. I inlayed a single layer of the Noel negative cuts to make the word stand out more.
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I inlayed all 4 layers of the berries and topped them with white Nuvo drops and also added a little shimmer to the inlayed letters.
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And now for the part you've been waiting for! You could win this gorgeus and versatile Festive Noel die!

Here's all the details of the event....

The Holiday / Winter blog blitz runs from September 19-30. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY 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 a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST October 2 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on October 4.

For a SECOND chance to win this die AND ONE FOR A FRIEND...
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through October 2. 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on October 4.  The COMMENTER and the FRIEND THEY TAGGED on the post will BOTH receive the prize for that post!  Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz.

So PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT!   (You have to comment to win!!!)  Your kind words always make me SMILE! 

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09/16/2019

Mon 16

Halloween / Fall Blog Blitz - Haunt it
by Tina Wilstrup

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Hello Everyone! We are showcasing the halloween/fall release in this Blog Blitz and have I got a fun spooktacular card for you today! You may want to get a warm cuppa and get cozy, because this has lots of details!

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I had this scene in my head and so I planned out where I wanted everything. This finished card is 5x7 inches to fit everything in. I die cut the Magical cauldron, because I wanted the steam parts to show. I placed the cauldron back in, securing it on the back, and also added a tiny piece of gold cardstock behind the holes. I ink blended the panel with Twisted citron, Spiced marmelade, Seedless preserved and Black soot Distress oxide inks. I also diluted a drop of gold acrylic paint with a little water and splattered it over the cauldron.
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I had watched a video of a pull tab technique and decided it could be done without the dies. So I created the pull tab out of black cardstock and cut a narrow strip out of the panel. Make sure you first place your elements and test placement before cutting.
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Pulling the pull tab "arms" through the slot and - again - testing placement, I could mark the pull tab with a pencil to cut off the excess so it wont show on the finished card. Pull the arms back out, cut with your scissors and reposition arms and surprise element. I was placing the Happy Jack O Lantern over the Scary ghost. Since the ghost wasn't quite covered I cut it to size. When placing the Jack o lantern I popped it up with foam squares, making sure they wouldn't be in the way of the ghost going up and down. With a strip of cardstock I secured the pull tab on the back. Also, when adding craft foam to the back I made sure it didn't colide with the pull tab.
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I colored all the die cut elements with Copics, giving them the look of a glow on the one side. This is the Spellcaster witch, how cool is she!
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Here I've used the Friendly cat and the smaller pumpkins are from the Pumpkin Patch Sidekick frame. I also wanted the cat to have a little cauldron-glow and the eyes are made with a gold pen. The sentiment from the Halloween Fun stamp set is heat embossed with gold embossing powder.

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So here's the card showing the surprise ghost. I let the pull tab stick out from the top of card, looking like a tombstone that rises when the ghost appeares. On the top of the tab I wrote PULL with a gold pen.
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And guess what! I couldn't help myself from throwing in a little extra fun, so I heat embossed the ghost with a glow-in-the-dark embossing powder. I think it looks so cool!
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So much fun right? 

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Ok now to what you've been waiting for!  The prize! On this post you can win the Spellcaster Witch.

The Fall / Halloween blog blitz runs from September 6-17. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY 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 a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST September 23 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on September 26.

For a SECOND chance to win this die AND ONE FOR A FRIEND...
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through September 23. 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on September 26.  The COMMENTER and the FRIEND THEY TAGGED on the post will BOTH receive the prize for that post!  Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz.

Good Luck! And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)

 

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08/28/2019

Wed 28

Jungle party
by Tina Wilstrup

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Hello everyone, and welcome! Today I'm showing you just how much of a jungle party you can have with the gorgeous summer release products!
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First I cut an A2 panel from watercolor cardstock, spritzed it with water and added Nuvo shimmer powder in Green parade. I kept adding more water and powder until I was happy with the look. It's hard to show on a photo but I love the shimmery look these powders give in real life.
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I then used the Fun floral sidekick frame die to cut 4 frames. I wanted my top layer light and "floating", so I cut off all the fern leaves with my scissors.
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For my top layer I used yupo paper and Ranger alcohol ink in Limeade, Patina and Gold mixative. Again i kept adding color until I liked it. I was going for a dense dark jungle in the back with a lighter front. 

You'll notice that I didn't add my sentiment before attaching the frames. The sentiment from Whittle everyday stamp set I stamped fine with my stamping tool, but be aware that the yupo paper does not handle heat very well. I had to heat set the WOW! Gold pearl embossing powder very carefully. 
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I cut a bunch of the cute Whittles - monkey, koala, lion, tiger and turtle, all part of the summer release! I colored them with my Copics and popped them up with foam squares. Now, I know they don't naturally live together, so let's just pretend they came from near and far to celebrate. 
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The finishing touch was Nuvo drops in pale gold.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope I have inspired you to create!

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