27 posts categorized "Clean And Simple"

08/16/2019

Fri 16

Blog Blitz CAS Gator Card
by Nadine Carlier

CAS Gator Card by Nadine Carlier

Hello, Nadine here with a Blog Blitz post for you!  Seriously, have you seen all the new dies and stamps in the Summer release?  I am loving all the cute little critters in this release. Isn't this Whittle Gator Die adorable?

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Even though I think the Gator is the cutest, I also really love the Whittle Palm Tree Die. Want a chance to win the Whittle Palm Tree? Make sure to scroll to the bottom of my post to find out how.

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Below is a video tutorial showing exactly how I created my card.
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The blog blitz runs from August 13-23. 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 August 26 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on August 29.

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 that you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through August 26, 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on August 29.  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.

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08/14/2019

Wed 14

Challenge Reminder: DIY Bookmarks with Video Tutorial
by Nadine Carlier

DIY Bookmark by Nadine Carlier

Hello, Nadine here today with a reminder to enter the PSC#59 ABC - Back to School OR Anything BUT a Card challenge. The rules are simple, you just need to use a die or stamp from Poppystamps and create something having to do with back to school or anything that is not a card. Plus you could win a gift card to the Poppystamps store!!

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I used the Poppystamps Lovely Idea Die, the lightbulb made me think of school and I thought it would be cute on a bookmark.

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To get the gold imprint on the background of my bookmark I used the Gemini Foil Press which works great with any of Poppystamps dies.

Below is a video tutorial showing exactly how I created the bookmarks.
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For all the details on the challenge click HERE!  I can't wait to see what you create for this challenge!

See you next time!
Nadine

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08/07/2019

Wed 07

Challenge Reminder Anything But a Card
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello! Marybeth here today with the Challenge Reminder for :ABC Anything But a Card. I needed a few more leaves for my fall tree and didn't have lots of time so I made these small ornaments  from Poppystamps Whittle Maple Leaf  Die.

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Instead of sewing this time, I wanted to show you how easy this was to cut and glue. I like how the tiny leaf cuts even show on the felt. Only one side of the ornaments will show the cuts because you have to  glue them , one right on top off the other so they will be even sides.

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After just cutting the colors above I knew I needed some green and purples for a rich fall color.

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Hope you have some time to play along. You have a chance to win a $20 certificate to the store.

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08/05/2019

Mon 05

Happy Birthday Card
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!!

Today I share a pretty and cute card!!!!

This is maybe simple, but really cute!!! Look!!!!!

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Only solid and vibrant colors with a glitter touch!!!! 

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Lovely!!!!!! If you don't have these beautiful diecuts, then run to the online store jiji

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I really loved it!!!!!

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If you like my card, leave me a pretty message, I love read you!!!!!

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07/31/2019

Wed 31

CAS Thank You Card with Video Tutorial
by Nadine Carlier

Thank You Card by Nadine Carlier

Hello! Nadine here today with a CAS thank you card that I made. For me making a CAS (clean and simple) card is challenging for me. I always want to keep adding more to it. So I had to force myself to stop. 
For the flowers I used the Tall Sketch Daisies dies.

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For the frame, I used the Pointed Rectangle Frame die and for the thank you sentiment I used a stamp from the Art Deco You Are Wonderful stamp set.

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Watch my video tutorial below to see exactly how I created my card....

See you next time! Until then, happy crafting!
Nadine

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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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07/21/2019

Sun 21

A Little Christmas In July
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello , Marybeth here today with a Little Christmas In July . I don't think I ever had a chance to use this gorgeous Poinsettia Delight set from Poppystamps until now, boy do I love it.

I also used Poppystamps clear stamp set called Christmastime.

Using these clear    jewel beads I decided to adhere them to the card upside down.... for some reason they were way more shinny... I think it only works with clear jewels .

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I was just going to post this for fun so I didn't get any how to photos.  When I realized all my stamps and dies are from Poppystamps I decided to post here on the blog to share.

I did get a photo of the products I used .  I used all white paper for my blooms... all the color came from ink blending with these amazing brushes ( if you don't have any, you can also use make-up brushes)

 

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I added a bit of shimmer to the finished bloom and some yellow drops to the center. At first I added gold drops to the center and they all ran together , I made the decision to take off the gold drops( while still wet) with thin paper and it worked!!!! I then added Nuvo  yellow drops. Got lucky there :)

 

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I hope this card will inspire you to make a few Christmas cards early when things aren't so hectic the closer we get to Christmas ( that would be me)

 

Thank you for stopping by and thank you for all the sweet comments on my past post. Hugs to you all.

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07/18/2019

Thu 18

SQUIRREL!
by Michele K. Henderson

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Hello Friends!

With all this sticky, hot weather we've been having lately, it's hard to imagine the kiddos headed off to school in less than a month! Soon we'll be watching out the windows as they head off to catch the bus. Yes, my friends, Autumn is right around the corner!

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I created a fresh and fun CAS card with a few new friends and an old favorite. These sweet little Whittle Squirrels sit at the Grand Madison Window, surrounded by Stitched Oak Trio Leaves and a Whittle Maple Leaf. It's as easy breezy to make as the Stitched Fluttering Butterflies floating by!

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Thanks so much for joining us today!

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07/17/2019

Wed 17

Challenge Reminder, Animal Kingdom
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there , I made this card for the:  Animal Kingdom Poppystamps Challenge. The birds just seemed to go best with the light and airy poppies .  I used Poppystamps Whittle birds ( so sweet ) and Garden Poppy Stitched Frame. This was simple and easy to create and sometimes simple is best , lets say for sympathy or thinking of you cards.

 

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I taped the die onto the panel then glued the paned to a pretty blue panel that then went on top of my white card base.  I was going to add a sentiment  but then thought this could go into a notecard set and best to leave blank until the person knows what the occasion will be. I think it could be used for lots of occasions.

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Thanks so much for the visit today ! Hope to see you play along for a chance to win. Happy almost weekend .

 

 

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06/26/2019

Wed 26

Cupcake Birthday Card with Video Tutorial
by Nadine Carlier

Cupcake Birthday Card by Nadine Carlier

Hello, Nadine here today with an easy to make cupcake birthday card. 

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I used the Poppystamps Whittle Cupcake die for the cupcakes and for the trim I used the Eyelet Stitches die. I used some markers to add draw over the cuts in the diecut and added some glitter to the frosting.

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For the sentiment, I used the Doodle Happy Birthday die and cut it out of kraft cardstock.

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To see exactly how I made my shaker card, watch my video tutorial below....

See you next time!
Nadine

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