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2 Easy, CAS Happy Mail cards
by Sphoorti

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Hello Poppystampers!

 

I'm back with 2 very easy, very clean and simple (CAS) cards for you today! I actually had 4, but one of the products I used on 2 of the cards was discontinued (my bad, I didn't realize it), so I'm just going to talk about the 2 other cards, which surprisingly were off-shoots of the original cards. By that, I mean - I planned the other two cards, I had a vision and implemented it. And I had some extras remaining with which I made the two you see here. Funny, huh?

 

So, let's get into it!

 

I fell in love with this little Stitched Envelope die and cut up a number of envelopes with various types of card stock (like Neenah Solar White / Vellum / Glitter / Foil) etc. Just a tip, though - choose thin card stock for this because it'll be easier to score it and get it to stick. (Don't do what I did and use Neenah Solar White 110 pound)

 

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I scored and sealed the envelopes with glue (and where they refused to stick due to thickness of the Neenah card stock, I ended up using superglue and it worked like a charm). I put little puffy heart stickers where the top and bottom flaps meet and set them aside.

 

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My original idea was to have the envelopes floating in the clouds (I'll post a picture of this on Instagram eventually), but for these two cards, I happened to see a spare frame from the Double Scalloped Stitched Frame Die on my desk and played around with the envelopes on the frame like so:

 

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I liked how the frame looked with the little envelopes on it, so I moved forward with the idea, and adhered the frame with the envelopes on a top folding portrait card base.

 

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I cut up a bunch of layers of the Playful Hugs sentiment die and stacked them up to make a chipboard like die-cut. I applied it to the bottom of the frame horizontally. After I glued it down, I didn't like it very much (I felt that the envelopes were clouding the sentiment and it felt cramped down there), so I decided to make another one with a vertical orientation of the same sentiment. That's how I ended up with card # 2. Which one do you like better?

 

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I absolutely adore these puffy heart stickers, so I couldn't help but put them on the frame too. I did that for both, but with different orientations.

 

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Thoughts? Questions? Epiphanies? Which card did you like better? Please do let me know! We love to hear from you! Thank you for sticking with me through the end of this post!

 

Love,

Sphoorti

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Colorful Life Layout!
by Patty Tanúz

Hola amigas!!!!

Today I share with you this beautiful layout!!

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A little simple and clean but with wonderful colors and elements!

Size six by six inches!!! Small jiji

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Diecuts, papers, all is so pretty, from our new release!!!!

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Hope you like! 

In Mexico, this next weekend the holidays are over!!!

Kisses!

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Challenge Reminder #91: Add Texture
by Nancy Penir

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Greetings Poppy Peeps! Hope your spring is full of sunshine and bright with color. Nancy here and I'm posting to remind you of our Challenge this month, 'Add Texture'. 

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There are so many ways to add texture to your projects and cards, and I'm going to show you one of favorites. I'm sure you're all familiar with this, but just in case, here's a reminder. 

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The Memory Box family has several deep pocket embossing folders, which add great impressions when run through your machines. I love to roll on further texture with a brayer and ink pads. It's a rather a reverse emboss, and the color is applied onto the standup portions of the folder.

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Lots of depth as well as texture on the background. But I didn't stop there. Layers, glitter paper, lifting die cut petals, and rhinestones also add texture. 

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A closeup of the flowers lets you see detailed copic shading, and the addition of glitter drops and rhinestones.

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The unicorn's crown wreath is also added texture, built from tiny posies, and leaves.

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What's your favorite texture to use? We'd love to see it!

Want to play? 

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here. The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize. You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any online gallery. In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image. We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge. You are welcome to link your design to other challenges. Grab our badge to post on your blog post or sidebar!

Have a wonderful week! 

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Happy Easter
by Tiffany Pryce Russom

Hey friends! Tiffany here with some Easter inspiration for you. I pulled out a bunch of supplies for this cute scene so let's dive in!

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First, I started on the card base and background. I trimmed a piece of coral, foil cardstock from the Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad to an A2 size and added it to an A2 card base. I die cut the Double Diamond Lattice Plate from white cardstock and adhered it on top with liquid glue.

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Next, I worked on die cutting all of my card front pieces. I die cut the Spring Bunnies from white cardstock and lightly ink blended brown ink on the edges. I also added some spots with a brown copic marker. For the ground, I used the leaf and grass die from the Woven Basket Pop Up Easel Set. I die cut both from two different green patterned papers from the Cottage Stripes and Dots Pad. I used some green copics and ink blended some green ink at the bottom for dimension. Lastly, I die cut several Farm Fresh Eggs from patterned paper from the Spring Plaid paper pad. The pattern is subtle, but the colors pick up the coral in the background. I adhered everything together with liquid glue and popped up the bunnies with foam tape.

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For the sentiment, I die cut the word happy from the Marzipan Alphabet dies. I die cut two layers from white cardstock and the top layer from glitter cardstock from the Delicate Pastel Glitter pad. Using the same green patterned paper from the Cottage Stripes and Dots pad, I die cut the word Easter from the Splendid Happy Easter die. I embellished the card with several clear fairy drops around the panel.

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Hope you're inspired to pull out some supplies and create your own scene! Please tag Poppystamps if you create a card inspired by this card. Have a great day!

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St. Patrick's Day Card with Heart
by Janet Katz

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This St. Patrick's Day card uses five different types of specialty paper and cardstock to fit with our challenge theme of Pretty Papers. I started by creating a shamrock. I used the Whittle Hearts die set to cut three large hearts from a sheet of Memory Box Lush Green 6x6 paper pad. Then I used the smaller heart in that set to cut three hearts from the Memory Box Festive 6x6 glitter pad.
 
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I needed a stem, next. I could have hand cut this, but I thought of a way to get a nice curved stem. I nested two dies from the Basic Ovals die set and taped them as shown. I ran it through my machine and I had a funky oval which I cut to get the stem.

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Next, I started on my background. I used the largest scalloped die in the Double Scalloped Stitched Frames die set to cut a pale blue pearly piece from the Memory Box Vintage Pastel Mirror 6x6 pad. Then I cut a piece of black and white striped paper, a piece of vellum, and a piece of pale blue-and-white, polka dotted paper. I layered these one on top of another inside the pearly blue frame. I realized I needed another piece of the striped paper to sit further down behind my shamrock so I cut that too, and hid the cut behind the vertical pieces of black and white that I used to frame my sentiment strip.
 
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Following a card layout I saw on Pinterest, I put the computer-generated sentiment strip on the right side of the black-and-white matted frame. I glued everything in place on my cardfront. For the final touch, I added a threaded green button in the middle of the shamrock.
 
Do you celebrate St. Patrick's Day? If so, how do you celebrate?
 
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Cabin Snowglobe with a twist!
by Sphoorti

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So, it turns out that I'm not quite done with the winter, the snow, or the Cabin Snowglobe Die Set. When the Whittle Rainbow Unicorn Kit craft die was release in January, I had an idea to use components of it with the Cabin Snowglobe Pop Up Die Set that was released in the 2021 Holiday Release. I was finally able to implement it!

Here's how I made it...

Do you guys remember my post from January: The Glitzy and Pastelly Rainbows? Well, I had a couple of glitzy rainbows left over that I saved, and so step 1 = complete!

Then, I took the Whittle Rainbow Unicorn Kit craft die set and cut out the unicorn and his fabulous wings and hair and horn with silver cardstock, and his body with just plain white cardstock. I colored his nose and mouth area with a gray copic marker. I stacked a bunch of diecuts to give him some dimension and sturdiness. (Somehow I still managed to break his neck - not sure if you can tell from the pictures. Poor guy).

 

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Anyway, after I was done putting him together, I cut out all the components of the Cabin Snowglobe Pop Up Die Set with white and silver cardstock. The globe portion at the top - I cut out from cardstock on which I applied double sided adhesive so that I could sprinkle the Diamond Dust for the sparkly goodness, because what's a unicorn without sparkle?

 

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I put the glittery background all the way in the back and then layered the hills in the front, and foam mounted the rainbow. I used some stickles glitter along the hills for some added dimension. And then I put the unicorn dude at the forefront of it all. What do you guys think?

 

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I felt like there was enough going on and did not want to add more. Do let me know how you feel about a card without a sentiment. Hope you still liked it!

 

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Thoughts? Questions? Epiphanies? Please do let us know! We love to hear from you! Thank you for sticking with me through the end of the post! 

P.S. Special shoutout to Patricia Howarth and Nancy Yoder and all others who leave sweet comments on our posts. The application doesn't allow us to reply individually / notify you with our responses, so wanted to give you a shoutout here. Please know that your comments are not unnoticed, and they make my day. Thank you so much for the love and encouragement.

Sincerely, and with lots of love,

Sphoorti

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