135 posts categorized "Frames"

12/10/2018

Mon 10

A Gift This Christmas
by Donna Peachey

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Christmas wrapping paper, tags, bows, gifts...

They are part of the Christmas tradition for many of us.

So I wanted to create a card that combines these features with the Simple Bethlehem Stitched Frame craft die.

Combining old and new as a 'Christmas Gift'.

Here's how it was made...

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I've started with the Simple Bethlehem Stitched die, cut 3 times out of black card stock.

Using Tim Holtz Core'dinations for the top layer provides a lovely pitted surface that works well with the gilding wax colours I've chosen to use, but if you don't have any you could always try an embossing folder.

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Glue the frames together, then cut a piece of cardboard to size as shown.

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Here's all the stamping you'll need to do - for this part, anyway!

Don't worry about precise stamping for the Studio Blotter stamps as that's not the look we are going for.

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The other stamps are all from the Christmas Time stamp set.  

I've heat embossed 'Believe' so it stands out more on what's quite a busy card.

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Once the Stitched Frame has been glued to the cardboard, cut out a silver base layer that's slightly bigger all 'round and distress the edges of it.  Then leave it to one side for the moment.

Using twine, add a piece from top to bottom and attach from the back.  Do the same from left to right before adding a bow and an acetate Heart Taglet.

Once you are happy with this (you may want to tweak your twine a little), attach to the silver base layer and leave to dry.

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The base of this card uses the beautiful fonts of the Christmas Time stamp set to create a faux 'wrapping paper' look.

Other than heat embossing the word 'Peace' in red, the rest is all first and second generation stamping with black ink.

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Add a strip of corrugated paper that's been ripped top and bottom before attaching at an angle from left to right.

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Then add the Stitched Bethlehem scene and some sequin stars.

The final touch is simply to add a smidge of gilding wax to the corners.

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Does it look like a wrapped gift to you?

I hope it does, at least in part.

Thanks so much for stopping by today...

Donna Floral Signature copy

 

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12/07/2018

Fri 07

Celebrate the Season
by Tanya Palamarchuk

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Hello everyone! 

Tanya here;)

I prepaire for you Celebrate the Season card!

I make few photos with some interesting moment of creating this card.

At first I covered watercolor paper with distress inks and made die cuts

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I stamped sentiment and made a frame for it

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I used a glitter washi tape for the backgrounds and added volume with glue tape.

I love this sweet Rudolph;)

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Thanks for stopping by and check out the Poppystamps Blog for more holiday project ideas!

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12/06/2018

Thu 06

It's That Time of Year
by Nancy Penir

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Hi and Happy Holidays everyone! Nancy here today with a card made some of the new dies from Poppy.

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I'm absolutely in love with the new Whittles, and LOVE how they all work together.

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I created my own textured background by using the smaller Whittle Wood Frame die, and cutting it several times from stamping masking paper. (You can find it on Amazon, I used Inkadinkado.)

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The masking paper allows for effortless inking with a sponge tool. I then added some white opaque droplets onto my card front. When all was dry, I cut out a window for my Whittle Rudolph, inking it around the edges in light blue. My frame is cut several times and inked as well.

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If you look closely at Rudolph, you can see that I inked him a bit around the edges to give him depth, and lightened his mane with a white pencil. Can't forget to mention the cute little red rhinestone nose!

Hope you're inspired to try something new, (if this is new to you), with your backgrounds and dies.

Happy Crafting! 

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12/05/2018

Wed 05

Challenge Reminder: Believe Card
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

We have a new and beautiful challenge!!!!!!!!!!!!

Today I share my challenge proposal, I invite you to participate!!!!!!

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It's a card with pretty details!!!!! Many!!!!! jiji

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I stamped with "Poinsettia Delights" clear stamp set, is beautiful!!!!!!!!! After I painted with sharpie colors jiji

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For finish poinsettias, I splash many dots with white paint!!!!!! Stunning!!!!!!

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Everything is as if it started to snow jijiji

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I like everything!!! and to you?

Take part in our challenge!

Kisses amigas!!!!

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11/25/2018

Sun 25

Holiday Shaker Gift Card Tag
by Robin Tharaldson

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Well it's official, the Holidays are here, whether we are ready for them or not!!  My super easy shaker tag is great for those last minute, I need a gift now situations!! I'm using the Double Stitch Tags set to create my gift card holder, which could double as a card base; you need to watch my video to see how the inside is put together!!

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For the shaker panel I used Simple Pinpoint Snowflake Frame, clear acetate and 1/8" foam strips from Darice! These tiny foam strips made this shaker go together FAST! No more cutting minute foam strips...

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My sentiment, from the Christmas Time stamp set, is inside and holds the gift card!!  The following video will show you just how easy this tag card is to make AND it fits into an A2 envelope!

 

Thanks for stopping by...

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11/22/2018

Thu 22

Saying Hello (and Goodbye) to Autumn
by Donna Peachey

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Brrr...  it's getting cold outside!

The last of the leaves are falling and there's barely a bee to be found.  That's certainly the way it is for us in the UK anyway.

And as I'm not ready to face Winter just yet I've made a card that celebrates the colours of Autumn instead.  With all of the richness of the warm browns, oranges and reds...  A stark contrast to the icy white blanket of Winter.

Want to see how it was made?

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I've started off by using the Forest Stag left over from my previous post.  

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To get that speckled, textured look I've added Crackle Accents.  Simply dot on, leave for a few minutes to react with the Distress Stain and then use a paint brush to smooth all over.  If you didn't add enough Crackle Accents, don't worry.   You can add more.  Just be quick with that paint brush unless you are wanting more speckles.

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I've used Brusho's to colour my leaves.  You'll only need two, but I've made extra so I can choose which I prefer. 

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The card base has the subtlest of designs on it.  Here I've used the Dot Grid stencil by Memory Box, with just a touch of Stormy Sky and Hickory Smoke ink.

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To add more visual interest without adding more colour I've used one of the frames from the Art Deco Frames and Phrases die set to cut out an aperture.  Don't discard that inner piece as you'll be putting it back in shortly.  But first, add a layer behind it by gluing on the same shape again.

You'll also need a black frame from the Stitchwork Rectangle Frames craft die set. 

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Here's a view of the finished card from below.

To assemble, start by putting the aperture piece back.  I've simply cut a piece of scrap card to size and glued it behind the card base to hold everything in place.

Next add the Forest Stag, gluing two strips of scrap card behind it first.

You'll need to add that frame now.  I've spot glued it in the middle, just along the left and right hand sides. 

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Then add the Brusho leaves, a stamped Hello and bee...  and two more leaves cut from the Ragged Daisy.  Did you notice that I added Silver Gilding Wax to my Brusho leaves?

Thanks for stopping by...

And if you are celebrating today, a very Happy Thanksgiving to you.

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11/20/2018

Tue 20

For Unto Us

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Greetings! Nancy here, with a super simple Christmas card. As you know, Poppy's dies pack a big wallop, and togetheer with a Poppy stencil... well, just look.

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Using just the stencil from Nativity Scene Sidekick Frame and Stencil, I washi taped down the stencil and gave it some inking.

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I used dark blue shimmer cardstock to cut my Simple Bethlehem Stitched Frame die. DSC_0005

Assembly was easy breezy, and I framed the finished scene with a sentiment, and the largest frame from Double Stitch Rectangle Frame.

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Hope this gives you some ideas to add to your card stash. Happy Crafting!

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11/17/2018

Sat 17

Tag Shaped Christmas Card
by Nadine Carlier

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Hello, crafty friends! Nadine here again and today I am sharing a tag shaped Christmas card, it looks like a tag but opens just like a card.  Cards don't always have to be the standard shapes! 

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The Mod Poinsettia dies creates beautiful multicolored layered flowers. I used Rinea Foiled Paper altering red and gold.


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Don't you just love all the shimmer and glitter on this card? 


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To see how I created my tag shaped card, watch my video below.....

Thank you so much for stopping by and happy crafting! 

Nadine

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11/11/2018

Sun 11

Silhouette of the Forest Stag
by Donna Peachey

Hello, my name's Donna and I'm the newest addition to the Poppystamps team.

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With Christmas fast approaching, I thought it might be nice to share a card design that is fairly easy to mass produce and suits more than one occasion.

And what's more, as I've chosen to use the strong, bold silhouette of the Forest Stag I've been able to introduce a grunge element, too!

Want to know how it's made?

Here's a quick 'how to' guide...

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Start by applying ink to a scrap of card that is roughly this size and shape.

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Here are the colours you will be using.  I went back in with a finger dauber to add a little more shadow once I had the stag cut out.

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Cut out the Wooded Glen Landscape and trim it to size to fit your card front.

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Then, cut out the Simple Holly Vine Frame and a piece of black card that is a little taller and wider all 'round.

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Add the grunge element!  I'm using stamps from the Studio Blotter set.  Stamp first in Hickory Smoke, then add Delicata 'Brown Shimmer' just around the edges.

Assemble the card and add a few sequins.

It's as easy as that!

Whether you see this as a Christmas, Birthday or some other Winter occasion card is entirely up to you.

Which will it be, I wonder? 

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10/25/2018

Thu 25

SENDING JOY!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

HOLA AMIGAS!!!!

Poppy diecuts and stamps are adorable!!!!!! I made a sweet card, with non traditional colors and look!!!! Sure you will love it!!!!!

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I think that Poinsettia is my favorite!!!! I add golden stars to the center, so elegant!!!!!!

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Look at these sweetnesses!!!! Baby Deers ohh my gosh, I love this!!!! jiji

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Have you seen the background of my card? I stamp snowflakes in the same colors as the Poinsettias!!!

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Do you love this cute card???? 

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 Thanks for stopping by!

Leave me a pretty message!!!! jiji

Kisses!!!!

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