198 posts categorized "Clean And Simple"

Stained Glass Butterfly Card
by Candice Crawford


Hey crafty friends, Candice here, back on the blog again today sharing another card from the Poppystamps new release. 

Today’s card features the new small and large Stained Glass Butterfly Background dies, along with the new You are Amazing Poe Script greeting Foil and cut die set. 

FD794364-61C3-4ADB-9090-802EFC1F89BFTo make the card I first sponged on some Distress ink in Salvaged Patina, Squeezed Lemonade and Worn Lipstick, then added some gold splatters with some gold paint.

The butterflies for the card were die cut from white, gold and vellum cardstock and adhered together with liquid glue. 
The butterflies were popped up with foam tape and then adhered to the card. My favorite part of the card is the sentiment that features the new foil and cut die set. It was so easy to foil the sentiment with gold foil and die cut it out with the coordinating die. 


I hope you have enjoyed today’s card and found inspiration. Until next time…happy 

Candice Floral Signature copy



PSF807 Birthday Wishes Poe Script Hot Foil Plate and Dies craft die

2529 Small Stained Glass Butterfly and Background craft die

Fun with Foiling
by Marybeth Lopez


Hello, Marybeth Lopez  here with you today. Can you believe May is almost over! It flew by for me. 

Poppystamps has so many fun new products as you have seen some of the design team members already use. The DT has created so many gorgeous cards.

I did lost of foiling today with the amazing sentiments sets from Poppystamps : Foil and Cut Die Sets...... 


After using the hot foil machine , I used the companion outline die to cut it out . So very easy . I made lots so I have them ready to go when needed. I think you are going to love these.


The Congratulations is from the Modest Greetings 1. I also cut and foiled many of those too.


Since I have both sets I was able to cut two at a time. I have many on hand ready to go.


This photo above shows how beautifully they shine and glimmer. I am so excited about the new foil dies from Poppystamps. For my leaves I used oxide distressed inks and blended with a sponge dauber. The leaves are from Poppystamps Brilliant Geraniums Flower Set.




This is a graduation card for a guy , did want any flowers , so I just used the leaves. 

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Happy Crafting and Peace be with you all.








Perfect Posies Congratulations
by Tiffany Pryce


Wedding season is upon us so I wanted to make a card for my stash. I have a couple weddings coming up so I know this will come in handy! I am really into clean and simple cards these days, and I love how this one turned out. It reminded me of white lace. Let's dive into the details.

First, using the Pinpoint Half Ring Plate, I foiled the pattern with matte gold glimmer foil onto white cardstock trimmed to 5.25 x 4 inches. If you've never foiled a regular, cutting die, it is so easy! Just foil as you normally would. The resulting foil is not as prominent, especially not with this plate as only the raised areas that would have pierced the paper were foiled. It is a little hard to tell in the photos since the effect is subtle, but in real life it adds a really pretty detail and just a hint of gold shimmer.


Next, I die cut a large panel of white cardstock using the Perfect Posies Bouquet die. I die cut the panel three times. With spray adhesive, I glued the die cuts on top of the background. I filled the entire card front with the posies, adding small bits to fill any gaps. If I made this card again, I would add additional definition by layering the posies for more dimension.


After finishing the background, I worked on the focal flowers and sentiment. From the Vintage Pastel paper pad, I die cut the Petite Blooms Flower Set in gold. I also cut the Petite Blooms from white cardstock and layered them together. I adhered three gold flowers and added a fairy jewel to the flower centers. Lastly, I added a sentiment from the Modest Greetings 1 foil and cut die set. I foiled the sentiment with matte gold glimmer foil.



Hope you're inspired to try making your own tone on tone, background pattern with die cuts. Have a crafty weekend!Tiffany Floral Signature copy




Stained Glass Butterflies
by Kim Singdahlsen

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I absolutely adore butterflies and all the butterfly dies in the new Poppystamps release are at the top of my favorite list!!  First, there is a full background die, the Stained Glass Butterfly Collage. It's gorgeous! In my two cards I used it slightly offset to give it a little different look but it also can be centered and will fill the front.

Then there is the Small Stained Glass Butterfly and Background (which is what I used on the thoughts and prayers card) and also a large version of the same butterfly. They coordinate perfectly with the collage background.

My following card uses the butterfly collage in the upper left corner and then adds the small butterfly to the side. I used three blue gems from the Winter Fantasy Fairy Gemstones and backed the main butterfly with a light bluish color from the Memory Box Delicate Pastel Glitter Pad.  The sentiment is from the Diamond Sentiments clear stamp set, all of which fit perfectly into the butterfly background.

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I added a bit more detail into the second card by putting different colors behind each butterfly.  It was a bit fiddly to do, although probably easier than adding small pieces into each segment of the butterfly (although wouldn't it be glorious to add a variety of colors in each little section!)

I cut the background out of scratch paper. It doesn't matter if it's cut in exactly the same way as the background as you'll see in the second photo. Then I held the scratch paper over my glitter paper and cut around it so that my glitter paper was in the same general shape as that butterfly.


Then I adhered the glitter piece behind my main piece.  You can see parts of the glitter paper are sticking out to the left since there was more of my butterfly on the scratch piece than on the my card. It really doesn't matter because after I did this for each color, I just trimmed around the entire piece. 


I love the results. The butterflies are gorgeous and the glitter paper is amazing!  This sentiment on this card also came from Diamond Sentiments. It really shows how these sentiments tuck perfectly into the butterfly collage.

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I hope I've given you some ideas for the gorgeous new butterflies. Kim Floral Signature copy


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Hot Foil Birthday
by Tiffany Pryce


Happy Saturday, Poppy peeps! Have you shopped the new release yet? It's so cute! There are great staples for spring and summer and even a brand new line of hot foil stamps - woohoo! Today, I'm sharing a clean and colorful, birthday card using goodies from the new release.

First, I created the card base and background. I trimmed a panel of cream, woodgrain cardstock down to 5 x 3.75 inches. I backed it with several layers of scrap cardstock to add dimension and added it to an A2 card base. Next, I die cut the Perfect Posies Bouquet die twice - once from orange cardstock from the Sunny Orange paper pad and once from coral cardstock from the Berry Red paper pad. I adhered the layers together with liquid glue. To the flower centers, I added a gold jewel from the Christmas Fairy Jewels pack.


Next, I worked on the butterfly. The Small Stained Glass Butterfly and Background die comes with two pieces - a solid butterfly background and the delicate, stained glass wings. I die cut the background from 2 layers of white and 1 layer of pink cardstock from the Berry Red paper pad. For the wings, I die cut gold cardstock from the Vintage Pastel Mirror paper pad. I adhered the wings only in the middle so I could lift the wings a bit. For the butterfly body, I die cut it from the same coral color as I did the Perfect Posies. I adhered the butterfly with liquid glue to the card front.


Beneath the butterfly, I added a sentiment from the Modest Greetings 1 foil and cut die set. I foiled the sentiment with matte gold glimmer foil. The matte gold is one of my favorite glimmer foils. I added foam tape behind the sentiment to ensure that it was level across the panel.


Hope you liked this clean and simple birthday card! Stay tuned to the blog to see even more amazing ideas with Poppystamps products. Have a great day!


Tiffany Floral Signature copy





Anything is Popsicle
by Kim Singdahlsen

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Anything is popsicle!!  If I can use a deco cover plate to make a popsicle - everything is most definitely possible!

This card started with the sentiment. I have a friend facing life changes and I thought "anything is popsicle" from the Life is Sweet stamp set had meaning and was also cheerful and encouraging. The Whittle series of dies does have a popsicle and that's what I had pulled out but then as I continued flipping my through dies, I saw the Arched Deco Plate. My first thought was it had popsicle shapes and it could work with my Whittle popsicle but then the light bulb came on and I realized it didn't just have to be a background - it could be the actual popsicle!

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I cut the background from white and adhered it on white.  Then I picked out two colors from the Memory Box Twinkling Jewel Glitter pad. There are so many color choices between all the glitter pads, but I was looking for a bright and sunshiny look so picked yellow and orange. I cut out the small pieces and simply adhered them in the openings. 

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The popsicle stick was hand cut from Kraft Woodgrain paper and tucked behind the popsicle. If you try this idea, be sure not to adhere the bottom white piece where you are putting the popsicle stick.  It took time and patience to carefully pry up the bottom piece to tuck the stick behind it.  In retrospect, it probably would have been faster to start from scratch being sure not to add adhesive to that piece!

I added a few yellow and orange jewels from the Autumn Fairy Jewels as some popsicle drips.

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I hope that this card made you smile and that as you go throughout your day you remember that "anything is popsicle"!!Kim Floral Signature copy