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119 posts categorized "Distress Oxide Inks"

Winter Scene
by Nancy Penir

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Hello! Nancy here, and I have a snowy scene to share with you today. Don't you love the holidays? And the excuse to bring out the glitter and shine?

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Poppy's new release is full of holiday fun. Sweet little houses and trees, snowmen and wonderful word dies!

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There are a few sets I used to create my winter scene. I've listed them below for you. Just a click takes you to the shop.

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A closeup of my frosty friends, and the Fairy sugar I added to them.

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I hope you enjoyed today's post, and are inspired to craft your own holiday scenes with Poppy's fabulous new sets!

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Snowflake Shaker Card
by Sue McRae

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Happy Tuesday crafters! Sue here with my first Christmas card of the season using products from the new Holiday 2021 release. There’s lots of amazing dies, stamps, paper and embellishments available for your holiday cards. Check them out here.

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I created a shaker card using the Snowflake Corner Frame die cut from gorgeous black glitter cardstock that has flecks of blue and purple in it. It is so sparkly in person, the camera doesn’t capture all its shimmery goodness. You must run out and buy this paper pad along with the two other ones in this release. They are so pretty!

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I created an inky background for the frame with purple Distress Oxide Inks.

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Then splattered the background with inks and paint.

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I added white, silver and iridescent shaker bits to keep it light.

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I mounted the frame onto a white card base that I embossed with the Stunning Mandala 3D Embossing Folder. The frame hides a good portion of the design but I love all the texture and detail that you can see peeking out around the edges.

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I debated whether or not to add a sentiment and decided to go with a small one tucked in the corner. I used a leftover piece from the inked background for this.

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To add a bit more glam and glitz I added Fairy Gemstones and Jewels to the snowflake centres.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Let me know if you’ve started making your Christmas cards yet.

Have a great week!

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Challenge Reminder - Make it Magical

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Hi and thanks for stopping by!  I hope you're having a great day.  Maybe you're looking for ideas to get a jump start?  I hope you'll check out the Poppystamps Monthly Challenge!  It's a great way to see the world of craft dies through the eyes of the design team and players.  And who knows?  You might just be the lucky winner of the prize - a $20 gift card to the Poppystamps store! 

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This month they're looking for the beautiful and unexpected that goes beyond what you'd see in ordinary life.  You can make that fantasy - think rainbows and unicorns or perhaps a Halloween fright like my card today. 

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I used lots of different dies to create a scene. I arranged the die cuts on a piece of plastic the size of my card base and found myself layering on more and more.   I think it's the little details that bring a scene to life. 

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Sometimes you just can't find what you want.  The pretty Garden Lantern was just asking for a candle inside.  I could  have cut one by hand but it would never look as clean and crisp as a craft die.. so I did a little digging.  I came up with the  Whittle Fireplace set.  I used the fire's flame for my candle flame, and the ledge of the mantle for the candle itself.    A Brilliant Ring adds a glow around the candle's flame. 

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I was so glad I found the fireplace because as soon as I saw the little mice I had to add them among the Whittle Oak Leaves and Mushrooms & Toadstools. 

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Some Birch Trees are added to the Distress Oxide inked background and a Scary Ghosts appears from the dark woods.  I added a simple "Boooo!" sentiment with the Poetic Uppercase Alphabet and a scatter of Fairy Drops and Gems for some sparkle. 

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Our parent company, Memory Box has added alot of sweet things to their line up including Glitter Glue, Gems, Dew Drops, Embossing Folders and more! 
 
I hope you find some time to play along - I'd sure love to see what you make! 

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Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"

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This Little Piggy
by Janet Katz

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Happy World Card Making Day! It is the first Saturday in October. I had so much fun with this sweet little barn animal and his messy greeting. I started by cutting the Whittle Pig from both a light and dark peach colored cardstock, so I could use the darker nose portion in place of the lighter one. Next I wanted to get the look of splattered mud, but with some control. So I took Gathered Twigs Distress Oxide ink and using a splatter-looking stamp, I carefully stamped on the lower portion of the pig.
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Using the Poppystamps Whittle Wood Picture Frames dies, I cut the larger wooden frame from kraft cardstock. I used the same wood frame die to cut a leftover stenciled background with sky and grass, and then used the negative portion from that inside my kraft frame. I also used this die to cut the lower portion of my piggy, so it would fit perfectly inside the frame.
The mud came from the hanging frost and icicles piece that is found in the Winter House Pop Up Easel die. I trimmed these pieces down, covered them with a glossy glaze, and glued them on top and behind the frame.
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I took all these pieces and adhered them to the kraft Woodgrain paper. I stamped the Hogs and Kisses with black ink and cut it to go underneath. This little piggy will make a nice surprise for someone.
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All the Happiness
Candice Crawford

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Hello there crafty friends! Hope you are all having a wonderful week. Today I am coming on the blog to share with you this beautiful floral card using products from our sister company, Memory Box. 

I am in need of a few thank you cards; so I decided to pull out this large 6x9 stamp set called All the Happiness from Memory Box to make a set of mini slim line cards. In addition to the floral stamp set, today's card, also uses the Memory Box Spring Plaid Slim sheets,  Stitched Rectangle Trimmings die set,  and the Joyful Moments stamp set for my sentiment. 

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Mini slim line cards are just as popular as the regular sized slim line cards. They measure 6.25 inches long by 7 inches wide and are scored at 3.5 inches. Mini slim line cards make great note cards and can easily fit a security business sized envelope.

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To begin, I stamped the floral image in Versamark ink onto a scrap pieces of white card stock and heat embossed it with Ranger Fine Detailed gold embossing powder. Next I took my Copic Markers and colored the floral image, then die cut the image using the coordinating die from the stamp set. 

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Next, I die cut the stitched rectangle from both a piece of white card stock and gold card stock. Since this die cuts a thin stitched frame. I paired the gold frame from the gold card stock with the inner piece of the frame cut from the white card stock. I sponged on some Tumbled Glass distress oxide ink onto the white panel, then stamped the sentiment from the Joyful Moments stamp set in Versafine Onyx ink. 

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Next, I trimmed the patterned paper to 6.25 inches x 3.5 inches and adhered it to my mini slim line card base with liquid adhesive. I then added the sentiment panel and the flowers to the card with 3M foam tape. Lastly I embellished the card with some gold metallic pearls from my stash. 

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 I hope you have enjoyed today's card project and found inspiration. I also hope that you will try making a slim line card for your next project. Until next time....Happy Crafting. 

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Fall Thanks
by Nancy Penir

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Greetings friends! Nancy here, and I have a thank you slim line card today, just perfect for the season!

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Blended some Distress Oxides in warm fall tones, then spritzed them with water, and white paint. My slim panel is 3 1/2 x 8 1/2.

This was the perfect width to fit the Maple Symphony die, cut twice vertically. 

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The dark lining adds drama to shadow my leaves.

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The leaves were color reversed before gluing them down, a little off to allow the dark to show behind the leaves.

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I love double cutting my sentiments before adding to the card. A bit more work but worth it!

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The finished card looks more dimensional, but is actually flat... very easy to mail!

I added a bit of Nuvo Glimmer Paste brushed onto each leaf.

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Just a very light application for a little wow.

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Hope I was able to bring some fall inspiration your way today. Happy crafting!

 

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