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Happy Spring!
by Rachel Duong

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Hi Everyone! It's spring and have I told you how much I love the weather?! Not only that, but the birds chirping is music to my ears. I am back with another Poppystamps card using the "Nordic Bird Bunch!"  Casually sitting on a fence, these birds are enjoying a peaceful morning. Leftover die cuts on hand, these birds are from my Challenge Reminder post. Let's get started...

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The "Nordic Bird Bunch" birds were die cut in glitter, pearlescent, and shades of blue and orange(for the beaks) paper. The Memory box paper packs are listed below. 

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I chose a patterned paper from the Memory Box "Anemone Grove" paper pack for the background. Next I ran an Open Studio embossing folder "Vintage Tray" through my die cutting machine with an aqua shade of blue cardstock. I cut the paper down to look like a fence and blended distress ink over the texture to enhance the lines. IMG_4860

I die cut a speech bubble from the Poppystamps "Word Balloons" set. Then I stamped the sentiment from the Poppystamps "Spring Banners" clear stamp set in black Versafine ink.

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Putting the card together was fast. I glued the pattern paper on to a white card base and then the fence comes next in the lower half of the card. The birds are arranged with the sentiment and I glued it down when I was satisfied with placements. 

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I added Fairy Jewels in light turquoise nest to the sentiment and under the birds. Bakers twine in aqua and white tied in a double bow complete the card. Yay!

IMG_4879That's it for now. I hope you get a chance to craft and create peaceful spring makes. There are so many Poppystamps dies to choose from. See you soon, take care!

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Spring Thyme
by Birgit Norton

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Happy spring Poppy friends!  I'm delighted to bring you this sweet card today featuring some of the new dies from the Spring collection.  Let's hop right in!

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I started by cutting the Nordic Pattern Rings out of kraft cardstock and the Cuddle Bunny out of white cardstock.  I colored the inside of the bunny ears using a copic marker and assembled the bunny. I mounted the circle onto the front of an A2 sized top folding cream colored card.

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Next, I cut all the elements from the Nordic Flower Pots and Stems out of soft grey cardstock and colored the stems using Copic markers and then assembled the plant pots.

IMG_6150Next I played around with the layout until I was happy with it and glued the pieces down using liquid glue.  Look at all the detail in the kraft colored circle!  

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Finally, I stamped the sentiment from Spring Banners onto a wavy banner, finishing the card.  I love that there are two choices of banner styles in the sentiment sets.  You get wavy or straight and there are so many wonderful sentiments to choose from.

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Today is my Birthday!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

Today I celebrate my Birthday with this cute and tender card!

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I made a very pink background with distress oxide inks... The little birds are beautiful and you feel love in the air!

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I used our rub-ons! With little trunks and leaves!!!!

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Do we celebrate together? For me this day is special and doing it with you and Poppystamps makes me very happy!

Kisses!

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Two For One Nordic Foxes
By Lisa Elton

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I have a pair of cards for you today featuring the darling Nordic Foxes. I pulled terra cotta, pink and gold cardstocks, created the foxes then decided where they should go! Lets break down each card.

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This one is perched on the sill of the Arched Gothic Cathedral Window. The window was placed on foiled plaid paper with vellum added behind the bottom window openings. I wanted to soften the plaid here so the fox would stand out.

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There are two layers to this window die and the detail is just beatuiful! I used ivory and dusty lilac cardstocks to create mine.

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Golden sprigs and tiny flowers also adorn the window sill along with a greeting for a friend.

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This sweet fox was added to a card base covered with the Nordic Floral Plate. I used ivory cardstock and left all of the pieces intact.

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The die lets you use it as I did, interchange, mix and match pieces to add color or even remove pieces. A very versatile die for your collection!

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I used a tag as a resting place for this fox. A tag you ask... why  yes, it's the negative from the Cathedral Window die used on the first card! 23  1006  005 copy

I used the vanilla one to hold the sentiment on this card! You get a window die and tag dies all rolled into one. That's a win win!! Oh, and the pretty little decorative tag on this sentiment if from the Basic Junk Jouranl set. A splash of flowers to finish it off and add to the prettiness!

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Boo to You!
by Birgit Norton

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Hello Poppystamps fans!  Birgit here with you today with a clean and simple Halloween card.

I started with an A2 size, top folding, white card base.  I cut a piece of black cardstock that measured slightly smaller than the card base, to allow a white framed border.  Using my scoreboard, I scored horizontal lines every half inch and mounted it to the card base.

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Now for the fun part.  Let the die cutting begin!  I cut the Small Madison Window out of the same black card stock that I used for the front panel.   I used distress oxide inks and blending sponges to loosely create the night sky scene through the window, adding a few black and white ink splatters to finish it off.  I glued the window on top of the sky scene and trimmed it with my scissors.  I die cut the pumpkin from white card stock and colored it using copic markers, mounting the pumpkin inside the window.

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The little ghosts were also cut out of white card stock with just the lightest amount of distress ink to add depth.

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To finish the card off, I die cut the letters using Marzipan Alphabet, out of black cardstock and the piece of the sky scene that I had trimmed off earlier. I glued the letters together, offsetting them to allow the colored letter to act as a shadow to the black letter. 

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Hello Fall
By Birgit Norton

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Hello Poppystamps fans, Birgit here with you today!  I'm overjoyed to bring you my first post as a new design team member for Poppystamps.

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Don't you just love the new fall release?  I started by running the Pinpoint Rings through my die cutting machine on a Kraft cardstock A2 size card base.  

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I cut the Large Stitched Envelope out of black cardstock, filling it with several Whittle Oak Leaf, cut from orange and soft butter cardstock.  I tucked in a couple of the Mushrooms & Toadstools, and finished the card off using Marzipan Alphabet to create my sentiment.

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I wish you the happiest fall season!

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