172 posts categorized "Border Die"

01/15/2020

Wed 15

A Challenge Reminder: Use a Heart
By Nancy Penir

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Hi and welcome to a reminder that there's a challenge going on the Poppystamps Blog: use a heart in your project. Did you enjoy the Blitz? So many wonderful new dies in the Valentine Collection. And wonderful ideas from our design team. Hope you're among the winners!

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The new Floral Lace Heart Split Border was my starting point for my card. I chose glitter paper in black and white for drama, with a bit of red for added impact. the die itself cuts the beautiful lacy heart, like butter, I might add, and the image is placed over the black. Easy Breezy! 

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I cut my Love Flourish die in red glitter paper, backed it in silver, and glued it to the front. I punched the lacy heart up by adding red rhinestones to the center of the little florals.

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I just love getting the most from my dies by using some of the incredible papers on the market! I think someone special will instantly know they are loved when they get this card! 

Hope you're playing along with the challenge. We all love seeing what you create!

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01/10/2020

Fri 10

Valentine's Blog Blitz: Love Card
by Nadine Carlier

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Hello, Nadine here with a Valentine's Day Card for the 2020 Valentine's Blog Blitz! Make sure to scroll to the bottom of my post to find out how you can win some dies.

For the word "love", I used the Love Flourish die. I cut it out twice, once in white cardstock and once using a sheet of the Rinea Ruby Foiled Paper in Glossy. Then cut them in half and adhered the ruby half on the white cardstock and the white cardstock half onto the ruby foiled paper.

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For the heart, I used the Simple Leaf Heart Split Border die and cut it out in white cardstock then adhered it to the front of my card. 

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Now the part you've been waiting for... the prize!! 

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The Valentine's release blog blitz runs from January 3-14 . 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 January 19 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on January 21.

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 January 19. 

One comment per post will be selected by a random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on January 21.  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! 

Thank you so much for stopping by, see you next time!
Nadine

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01/03/2020

Fri 03

2020 Valentine's Blog Blitz Begins!
by Jeanne Jachna

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What a great day for a visit!  We've got more new release products to share with you and to celebrate we're having a blog blitz.  This is a time we set aside to show you projects made with the new release and give you a chance to win some for yourself!  You can see the entire new Valentine's release here.   Today I'm sharing a card made with the new Wild At Heart Border die. 

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Color blocking is my favorite technique when using die cuts.  It always results in clean graphic designs that let the die cuts take center stage. 

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Color blocking is simple.. you simply take strips of colorful card stock and adhere them to your card base OR together on their reverse side.  I like to  tape the strips together so I can cut off the edges to give a cleaner look and make any size panel I like.   

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 I adhered my completed panel to my card stock base leaving a thin border of  the card base exposed.   I cut the Wild At Heart Border die cut from white card and adhered it over the color block panel.

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The Hugs and Kisses sentiment is from the new Valentine's Fun clear stamp set.  It's got lots of great sentiments embellished with hearts, flourishes and brackets to make a big impression! 

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Now the part you've been waiting for... the prize!! 
  

The Valentine's release blog blitz runs from January 3-14 . 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 January 19 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on January 21.

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 January 19. 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on January 21.  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! 

Jeanne Floral Signature copy

Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"

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12/22/2019

Sun 22

A Christmas envelope!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

Almost Christmassssss, wow! 

Beautiful time to give love in Christmas exchanges!!!

I made a beautiful envelope!!!! Look!!!!

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Heyyy  it's beautiful, really??? It's for a pretty friend!!!!

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 In the small house, below the circle has a magnet!

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Very elegant and made with too much love jiji

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Do you.... Believe? :)

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Did you remember this card? You can see my post here.... This is a super Christmas Combo!!!!

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Do you think that  to my friend, this is a christmas beauty? jiji I hope so!!!!!

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A last picture:

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Hope you like my dears amigas, and I hope, let this be an inspiration for you to send Christmas cards made with Poppy supplies, diecuts, stamps, paper, all!!!!! jiji

Happy Holidays!!!!!!!

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10/12/2019

Sat 12

Christmas Bells
by Nancy Penir

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Hi Poppy Friends! Nancy here, and I have a card for you using a few of Poppy's new dies. A list of what I used is at the end of the post.

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Beautiful dies are really a wow factor when composing a card. And really are very easy and quick.

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After I die cut the bells, I colored them with Metallic paints. Leaving the centers of the bells unpainted is a way to give the images  round depth and perspective. 

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A few sequins and a gold embossed sentiment and this card is done!

Hope your holiday cards are moving along. This time of year seems to sneak up and any tips for simplifying is helpful, don't you think? And die cuts really are a fabulous way to create beautiful cards!

Have a great crafty weekend!

Nancy Floral Signature copy

 

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09/19/2019

Thu 19

Holiday Blog Blitz Begins!
by Jeanne Jachna

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It's Jeanne here today and I'm bringing you tidings of great joy!  We're starting our Winter / Holiday blog blitz TODAY!  That means we're sharing projects made with the new products and hoping to inspire your holiday makes!!  We've got lots to show you and lots of prizes too!   You can see all the 2019 Holiday Release products in the store here!    

If you haven't checked out the Fall/Halloween blog blitz  you can still leave comments to enter to win through September 23 - winners will be announced on September 26).   

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I made my holiday card look like a present!  I started with a solid double matted card stock background.  I topped the panel with two Grosgrain Ribbon craft dies to look like ribbon over the blue wrapping.
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The Holiday Joy craft die comes with an outline word die as well as a shadow background die.   That means you can use the word with or without the background making it more versatile.  I love the little cut out leaves that adorn the ends!   I filled in their centers to add some extra color. 
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The Delicate Poinsettia die set contains three die cuts.   I cut each layer from a different shades of red and stacked them with the lightest in the center.  I had some assorted size half pearls perfect for embellishing the flower center but some NUVO Drops would work great too! 
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And now the part you've been waiting for.  The prize today is the Delicate Poinsettias craft die.

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And 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! 
Jeanne Floral Signature copy
Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"

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09/03/2019

Tue 03

Peony Bouquet
by Nancy Penir

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Hi! Nancy here, and I'm bringing you some inspiration using the new Peony Bouquet stamp set, and a few of the new dies just released.

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If you love adding your favorite coloring medium to stamped images, this set is for you! I used copics, for this card, and below I explain my steps.

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Stamped first in Memento Tuxedo Black, then colored with copics, I also stamped the bouquet's 2 outside blooms, and fussy cut them.

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The die cut Double Scallop Oval frame seemed a perfect match for my colored bouquet. I added the outside of the Beautiful Butterflies Sidekick Frame before adding the foam tape. The detail of the pinpoint adds a finished edge to the composition.

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The closeup shows how I added the 2 fussy cut buds through 2 of the scallops. 

Hope you have a wonderful week! And I hope it's full of crafty goodness!

Nancy Floral Signature copy

 

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09/02/2019

Mon 02

YOU'RE THE COOLEST CARD!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!!!!

Today I share for you a bright and colorful card!!!!! 

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This is a lovely and darling little scene!!!!!

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Wonderful diecuts and stamps from Poppy eh??? I like ALL!!!

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Like when someone you love is waiting for you behind the window!

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Don't forget to leave a pretty comment!!!! I love read you!!!!!

I see my card and I feel like singing and smiling!!!!

KISSES AMIGAS!!!!

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08/26/2019

Mon 26

Whittles Boy Card

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Hi Poppy fans! Do you have any little ones in your life? Some 'littles' who love animals? 

Poppystamps released some adorable new animal whittles this month. Have you been enjoying all the inspiration by the design team? I hope so. And I hope you've commented on the sets you've been eyeing.

My card today is  a Whittle scene of some of my favorite jungle animals.

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The new whittle dies cut the image out as well as imprint the fabulous personalities of each animal. LOVE!

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I wanted a jungle scene with a warm glow, and decided to do a watercolor with my Kuretakes and water color paper. To that I splashed on some Mr. Huey white and  Adirondac Lettuce.

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I love framing my scenes, but didn't want the whole Sidekick frame, so I simply snipped out what I didn't need or want, and left one little branch to balance the monkeys in the trees.

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Sassy little monkeys think the lion doesn't notice them in the palm fronds. Think again, little monkeys!

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Hope my card brought a smile, and maybe some inspiration too.

Don't forget, this is the last day to leave your comments on the blog blitz cards. Your chances to win increase with each comment. And each Blog Blitz post has a new die up for grabs! Hope you're in the winner's post on the 29th!

Happy crafty creating everyone!

Nancy Floral Signature copy

 

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07/29/2019

Mon 29

Alcohol Inks
by Marybeth Lopez

 

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Hi there, friends of Poppystamps Marybeth here again with one of my favorite dies from Poppystamps : Garden Poppy Stitched Frame. This time I used it with one of the many alcohol ink papers I made a while ago . I made so many and wasn't sure if I like them but so happy I kept them all. As you can see below with this frame die I can be selective of what part of the paper I want to use.
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I sort of see the gold as grass in the wind , red as hills of poppies, and sky blue. I layered the center frame two times then added to the center .The back of the panel has fun foam to rise it off the blue base .

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I've posted in the past a link to see how this is done , but you have many ways and choices of seeing videos on how to use alcohol inks.

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I like how this one die, can look so different just by changing a few things. I used watercolor paper called Masters Touch ( any will do) for the white panel. 

Take care and thanks for the visit.

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