150 posts categorized "Marybeth Lopez"

10/03/2019

Thu 03

Fall Cottage Window
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello and happy fall to you all! I enjoyed creating this card in the very wee hours of the morning. 

I used Poppystamps Dies :Cottage Window, Maple Trio, Autumn Leaf Set and Doodle Happy Birthday.

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I die cut and colored many leaves with the Peerless watercolor sheets and water pen. I just wipe the water pen  off in between colors on a baby wipe.

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I am letting you see the not so nice side of my card. For this one I just added some score tape to the back of the window ,when turned over I could see my leaf placement as I went along.

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 Sharing some more not so pretty side of the card showing you how I added my fun / craft foam. Once turned over I added a few more leaves here and there and added the window frame back in the opening and then added the shutters.

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I added the main watercolored panel to the front of my card base . I first added the birthday die using soft stone cardstock I decided I wanted it to be in white , so it wouldn't  take away from the window .

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Here is a close up of the layered leaves, under the frame.


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I am pleasantly pleased with how this card ended up, hope you like it too.

Take care.

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09/25/2019

Wed 25

Challenge Reminder
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there, Marybeth here today. You still have time to play in the : Anything Goes Challenge for  a chance to win a prize!

 I have a card using the new Holiday dies and stamps !  For this card I took the: Poppystamps , Warm Wishes Gift Card Cup and used it to hold the watercolored Maple Trio Dies .

 

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I cut out lots of leaves then used my water-pen and Peerless Watercolor sheets to color all my leaves and cup.

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I made two cups one was watercolored (on the upper right) and the other ink blended (left) : I ended up using the watercolored cup and saved the other for another time.

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I adhered the leaves with score tape and when I wanted a little lift I just bunched up the tape and that was enough for random pops of leaves. Some leaves are adhered flat. I ended up adding another layer of the cup to the back side for more stability,I also added shimmer with a shimmer pen to the cup.

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I layered the watercolor cardstock on the card base and stamped the sentiment using : Pumpkin Patch clear stamp set from Poppystamps .

I hope you have a wonderful day! God bless.

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09/20/2019

Fri 20

Snowflakes and Dove Blitz
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello there! I hope you are enjoying the Poppystamps Blog Blitz along with your September! For this card I used Dove and Olive Branch along with Leafy Snowflake die from Poppystamps .

I am giving away the Leafy Snowflake die today, you have a chance to win just by leaving a comment on this post. You can check below for all the extra ways to have a chance to win.

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When I first started this card I wanted to make it mostly all white white ,  ended up  fine gold shimmer paper and white.

You can either leave the inside in or out and change the color. This one die has so many possibilities .

 

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I added the white part of the frame onto Kraft cardstock and then decided to add the negative part of the die, back in. I really like both.

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I layered my dove a few times and then decided to glitter the last layer with fine glitter. I added sticky paper, cut it out  then glittered it .

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I tried so hard to capture the shimmer , I think you can see it in a few of the other pictures.

I hope you all have a blessed week ahead, thank you so much for the visit. Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to with the snowflake die.

The Holiday / Winter blog blitz runs from September 19-30. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY the posts that you wish to enter. To enter ALL the posts during the blog blitz you need to leave a comment on EACH ONE. One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts during the blog blitz. Only one prize per person per blog blitz. We use a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST October 2 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on October 4.

For a SECOND chance to win this die AND ONE FOR A FRIEND...
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through October 2. 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on October 4.  The COMMENTER and the FRIEND THEY TAGGED on the post will BOTH receive the prize for that post!  Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz.

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09/08/2019

Sun 08

Fall / Halloween Poppystamps Blog Blitz
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there and welcome to the Fall/ Halloween Poppystamps Blog Blitz. You have a chance to win a prize! The prize that I am giving away on this post is: Halloween Fun Stamp Set!  I really love the font on this set and think is perfect for Halloween. My card is totally inspired by the card Dave made ( owner of Poppystamps )  You can see his beautiful card over at the store or click on the link to this die , listed below.

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I used Peerless water color paint sheets for my watercolored images and blended the background with  distress oxide inks. The jewels are adhered upside down to go into the card base, just makes it a bit flatter for mailing and I like the way it sparkles. ( you can see the bit of extra space below in the cauldron photo)

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Everything on my card started out white but the card base. I cut the tip of the leaf off to add to the cauldron to look a bit spooky .( maybe like a claw) :)

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I used three colors and just blended till I was happy , then added a few splatters of dark watercolor paint and some shimmer spritzer.

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I wanted to show you that I cut the cauldron a few times the orange pot is layered twice and then I just added tape to the back of the purple one to put back in place, (the die and steam impression are connected). Last I adhered the two layer orange cauldron to the purple pot.

 

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All you have to do for a chance to win is leave a comment on this post !  Hope you enjoy the Blitz and win a prize! Happy September to you all

 

 

The Fall / Halloween blog blitz runs from September 6-17. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY the posts that you wish to enter. To enter ALL the posts during the blog blitz you need to leave a comment on EACH ONE. One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts during the blog blitz. Only one prize per person per blog blitz. We use a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST September 23 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on September 26.

For a SECOND chance to win this die AND ONE FOR A FRIEND...
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through September 23. 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on September 26.  The COMMENTER and the FRIEND THEY TAGGED on the post will BOTH receive the prize for that post!  Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz. ( copied from Jeanne)

 

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09/01/2019

Sun 01

PSC#60 Anything Goes!

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by, and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month, we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration, and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge ABC - Anything But A Card or Back To School is Greta H.
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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator) for the monthly prize is Gail!

Please contact me (Jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

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!

09-19

PSC#60 Anything Goes! - There's no excuses not to play this month because ANYTHING GOES!  We're looking for projects for ANY OCCASSION!   Just be sure to include at least one Poppystamps image (die cut, stencil, or stamp) on your project.

Need a little inspiration?  Here are some samples from our design team.  Want a closer look?   No worries.. we'll be featuring these projects on Wednesdays throughout the month, so you can see how each project was created.

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Now it's your turn!  Need a little more motivation? How about a prize?  The winner (chosen at random) of this challenge will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favorites from the store!

You have until 12 am US EST on September 28 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  October  1.   

Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you make! 

 

08/30/2019

Fri 30

Blog Blitz Winners!

Hi there friends of Poppystamps! Thanks to everyone for joining us for the : Poppystamps Holiday Blog Blitz! Your sweet comments mean the world to us.   All the winners have all been notified by email so check your inbox!   Instagram winners are listed on each giveaway post

 Congratulations to all the winners ! Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Post Date Designer   Prize  Winner
8/14/2019 Jeanne's Post  2208 Whittle Crabs gail
8/15/2019 Nancy's Post 2220 Fun Floral Sidekick Frame & Stencil Michele W
8/16/2019 Nadine's Post 2216 Whittle Palm Tree karenladd
8/17/2019 Marybeth's Post 2224 Double Scallop Oval and Border Sharon Gullikson
8/18/2019 Michele's Post 2215 Whittle Gator shartl
8/19/2019 Tina's Post 2221 Beautiful Butterflies Sidekick Frame & Stencil Greta H
8/20/2019 Pam's Post 2223 Blooming Branches Sidekick Frame & Stencil Alice
8/22/2019 Michele's Post 2214 Whittle Starfish Denise Bryant
8/23/2019 Patty's Post 2210 Whittle Sleepy Fox Kirsty

08/27/2019

Tue 27

Turtley Awesome
by Marybeth Lopez

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 Hello! Hope you all enjoyed the blog Blitz!  The winners will all be announced August 29 ... 

I have a fun little card using some of the new Poppystamps Summer Dies all linked below. I love that the Whittle Everyday stamp set, goes  with so many of the Whittle characters.

I used ALL WHITE CARDSTOCK for this card, everything was  ink blended with the brushes. 

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 In case you are wondering where I got the coconuts .... I just cut ends of the clouds and then colored them brown.

I didn't do the sky solid blue because I wanted it to look like light clouds in the sky background  .

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I used some masking tape to do the grass then picked it up and moved it down on the green area and then blended the sky portion with my blue inks.

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I leave my white images in the panel , sometimes easier to blend with out worrying about fingerprints. 

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Thank you for the visit and I hope you have a great day.

 

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08/17/2019

Sat 17

Blog Blitz
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello ! Marybeth here today for more Blog Blitz and a chance to win this: Poppystamps Double Scallop Oval and Border die

All you have to do is leave a comment on this post for a chance to win!

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I stamped the image using Peony Bouquet Clear Stamp from Poppystamps , then heat embossed in white. I then used zig pens to watercolor the image in. When dry I fussy cut the image out.

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The image above shows the back side of the panel and how I add the fun foam. Messy but it works and seems to be a more even fit than foam tape.

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I tucked the peony image inside the frame and used a bit of  fun foam where needed.

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Not sure why but when I add my water mark the photo gets duller so I posted both. This Peony was so easy to color in with watercolors.

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I hope you are enjoying the new summer products from Poppystamps ! Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win The 

Double Scallop Oval Die!

Details of the Blog Blitz:

The blog blitz runs from August 13-23. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY the posts that you wish to enter. To enter ALL the posts during the blog blitz you need to leave a comment on EACH ONE. One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts during the blog blitz. Only one prize per person per blog blitz. We use random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST August 26 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on August 29.

For a SECOND chance to win this die AND ONE FOR A FRIEND...
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through August 26, 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on August 29.  The COMMENTER and the FRIEND THEY TAGGED on the post will BOTH receive the prize for that post!  Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz.

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08/07/2019

Wed 07

Challenge Reminder Anything But a Card
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello! Marybeth here today with the Challenge Reminder for :ABC Anything But a Card. I needed a few more leaves for my fall tree and didn't have lots of time so I made these small ornaments  from Poppystamps Whittle Maple Leaf  Die.

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Instead of sewing this time, I wanted to show you how easy this was to cut and glue. I like how the tiny leaf cuts even show on the felt. Only one side of the ornaments will show the cuts because you have to  glue them , one right on top off the other so they will be even sides.

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After just cutting the colors above I knew I needed some green and purples for a rich fall color.

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Hope you have some time to play along. You have a chance to win a $20 certificate to the store.

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08/01/2019

Thu 01

PSC#59 - ABC - Back to School OR Anything BUT a Card

6a01157003623c970c01b8d25908ec970c-320wi Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by, and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month, we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration, and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Animal Kingdom is libellule_craft

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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator) for the monthly prize is Groundhog Day.

Please contact me (Jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

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!

08-19 copyPSC#59 ABC - Back to School OR Anything BUT a Card!   August is back to school time here in the states and if you have a youngster in school this is the time when lots of correspondence is going back and forth.  A card is a great way to let your favorite teacher know what a great job their doing or to encourage your youngster to give the new school year all their best.   No kiddos in your home?  Thats ok - make an ABC project - that means Anything BUT a Card.  That could be a tag, scrapbook layout, home decor etc.  Just be sure to include at least one Poppystamps image (die cut, stencil, or stamp) on your project.

Need a little inspiration?  Here are some samples from our design team.  Want a closer look?   No worries.. we'll be featuring these projects on Wednesdays throughout the month, so you can see how each project was created.

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Nadine Carlier

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Now it's your turn!  Need a little more motivation? How about a prize?  The winner (chosen at random) of this challenge will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favorites from the store!  You have until 12 am US EST on August 29 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  September 1.   

Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you make!