180 posts categorized "Pam Simpson"

12/01/2019

Sun 01

PSC#63 Merry Craftmas!

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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 PSC#62 Fall Frolic is Conniecrafter!

The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator) for the monthly prize is fall wishes (Marta).

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!

12-19

PSC#63 Merry Craftmas! This time of year we're making the season bright with wrapped treats, pretty tags, home decor and of course cards for loved ones near and far. We want to see how you celebrate the season with handmade details that make all the difference.  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.

Holly Christmas Card by Nadine Carlier PS

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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 December 29 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  January 1.     We can't wait to see what you make!

11/27/2019

Wed 27

Stained Glass Snowflake Window.
By Pam Simpson

Hello Everyone, Pam here today..sharing a Christmas card, using this stunning Poppystamps. "Stained Glass Window Die" also in the collection the Stained Glass Snowflake and backer are the same size as the snowflake in this Window die.

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I used just the two dies.

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This is r the reverse of my die cut, I have used double sided tape to hold the waste in the shape. I could have used the backer snowflake!

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I have adhered the panel to Memory Box grey/white spot paper from "Dashing Holiday" paper pad.

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Trimmed paper so same size as  the panel, this I then adhered to red card to create a touch larger mat.

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I cut the snowflake from glitter gold square, the waste will be saved for a later project.

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Panel with glitter snowflake and glitter mat panel.

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Card base 6.1/2"x 5.1/2".I have used an of cut strip of red card, as shown. adhered snowflake panel.

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Cut apart the "Merry Christmas" removed the flourishes! best of both worlds this die.

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I decorated the snowflake with pearls..Not as light as this in real life!  another quick Christmas card.

Thank you for stopping by Pam x.

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11/11/2019

Mon 11

Holiday Blog Blitz. O Holy Night.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, how are you enjoying our Holiday Blog Blitz! gorgeous samples have been showcased, hope you have left your comments to be in with a chance to win a beautiful die prize.

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I created a Village in my Snowglobe, two gorgeous die sets from our new Holiday collection.

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I used a Rose Gold Glitter card, liked the touch of red in this card..I did cut the village houses out, but ended just using the roofs.

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This is the new Washy Tape from Poppystamps, I adhered to white card, I did find it hard to get of the roll! might be me as not something I have every used ..Washy Tape.

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Did cut really well in my machine. think you can see the pattern better here, than on the finished card.

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Memory Box have started these Papers again, they are lush double sided papers!..I used a sheet from Dashing Strips & Dots pad. Old Poppystamp die Wooded Glen Landscape.

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My second cut, I added Washy tape.

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Adhered off center onto a white card 6"x 6".

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I have cut my village houses in red card, added my glitter roofs , adhered to the card as shown.

made a touch larger red mat and card base top opener..61/4" square.

Finished with this beautiful "O Holy Night die"  glitter card and tartan bow.

Would you like to win this beautiful Village Houses set? Here's how.

Leave a comment on this post. And be sure to leave a comment on each post during the Blog Blitz.

The Holiday blog blitz runs from November 2-14 . 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 November 20 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on November 22.

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 November 20. 

Thank you for stopping by and good luck Pam x

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10/29/2019

Tue 29

Christmas Cards.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, Pam here today..Thought I would try my hand at CAS (clean and simple) card making! now those of you that know me, will realise how hard this is for me! I like layers and a lot of dimension on my cards, But these are for Christmas posting, so flat is best, to keep the postal chargers down!.

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Two finished Christmas cards..6"x 6" White snowflake on a light duckegg blue ..Gold Glitter snowflake on a deep blue.

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I started with a white card 5.1/2"x 5.1/2" square, Die cut the Leafy Snowflake Frame in the center.

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I also cut in white card and gold Glitter, reversed the snowflakes as shown.

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These are my two 6" card bases ..I gutted the center out of my Gold glitter card, will us these for other projects, something I do regularly"why waste my precious card!.

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This is the two cards ready for stamping and decoration.

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I stamped both using Tidings Of Joy stamps by Poppystamp..corner decoration Silver bell die cut in Gold glitter and added tiny white bows I made, finished with pearl snowflakes.

Hope this has given you some ideas for your Christmas crafting..Thank you for stopping by Pam x

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10/11/2019

Fri 11

Beautiful Butterflies.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, Pam here today.. I love Butterflies and they will be disappearing soon, till next spring! so wanted to use this Poppystamp  "Beautiful Butterflies side kick frame and stencil" set.

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I started with a white card size 6"x 7".. I put the Beautiful Butterfly frame central on this to die cut in my machine. this left me with a border for my mine card.

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I used Tumbled Glass Ink, and the tiny butterfly flourish stamp around my frame.

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Next I have shaded these butterflies.

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the lighter Tumbled glass ink I swooshed across ..the darker Stormy Sky I ponced with the finger dauber, as I wanted a mottled look.

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  You get separate butterfly die in the set, these I have coloured the same way .these will be shaped and arrange onto the the butterfly panel.

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 shaped butterflies, I use a foam mat and my scoring tool, just drag from edge to edge and then use the tool along the center press down to make a fold.

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I have used from my stash ..Dark navy blue with a silver sparkle.. main card size to larger than 6" x 7"  tent fold (top fold) card I always make my own card bases.

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These cute tiny bees and trail  Poppystamps clear stamp set.."Little Kindness" CL445.. stamped in black ink and I used Stickles yellow glitter glue. also along center on my layered up butterflies.

Sentiment.."Autumn Leaves" clear stamp set CL485..Dark green foliage Winter Berries..Red.. Holiday Mistletoe, finished with a bow..

Thank you for stopping by Pam xxx

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09/28/2019

Sat 28

Joy.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone Pam here today, continuing our Winter/Holiday Blog Blitz  That means we're sharing projects made with the new products and hoping to inspire your holiday makes!!  We've got lots to show you and lots of prizes too!   You can see all the 2019 Holiday Release products in the store here!    

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I started my card by cutting Holiday Joy Red/gold Glitter, white this I inked up to create a shadow to the red.

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Next I die cut Mistletoe Side strips, photo showing the matching stencil over the leaf`s, I have inked through as shaown.

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Removed the Stencil and inked the branches.

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I have used 3D foam tape to raise this panel,  I made mats in Red and white..I adhered to a card size 6"x 6", and touch larger in red.

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Adhered to the panel Holiday Joy, hope you can see the green shadow.

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I have stamped these sentiments from last years "Magic and Sparkle" stamp set.

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Finished card 6.1/2"x 6.1/2" I finished with a bow and these beautiful Delicate Poinsettia again from our new release. added white dots and pearls.

The prize today is the beautiful "Holiday Joy" 

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And here's all the details of the event....

 

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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.

nk you for stopping by Pam xxx

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09/14/2019

Sat 14

Fall/Halloween Blog Blitz.
By Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, how are you enjoying our blog blitz up to press..fabulous samples have been shared from our wonderful DT...Now my take on Fall/Halloween..I do not celebrate Halloween here the UK or do inky bright colours ..so I have gone with the fall theme, colours I feel comfy with lol...

You have a chance to win a prize! the prize on my blog post is  this beautiful..Leafy Ornament Frame.  

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I started with a card size 6"x 6"..placed "Leafy Ornament Frame" central.  

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 Useful die as it cut into the card and leaves the pretty decorative scallop edge.

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Finished card size 6.1/2" x 6.1/2".. top panel I used foam tape for dimension, next this I adhered on to soft green touch larger, I used to off cuts in wine colour card onto the main card.

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Using a scrap of wine coloured card I cut just the centre leafy frame. cut away to leave the outside edge and adhered as shown. sentiment stamp Poppystamps "Autumn Leaves" set.

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Maple Trio & Winter Berries for decoration, wine card and soft green.

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I finished by arranging the leave and berries as shown, do you recognise my corner decoration?  waste from the centre I cut away..

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Small cream satin bow and some glossy accents.. I think this style would be perfect for a lot of celebrations!  just choose another sentiment..Birthday/Anniversary etc.

Thank you for stopping by, don`t forget to comment..Pam x

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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08/29/2019

Thu 29

With Sympathy
by Pam Simpson

Hello Everyone, sharing a Sympathy Card today, I have used a mix of New Poppystamp dies and old.. "Double Scallop Oval & Border" from our New Summer 2019 Collection.

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White card coloured with distress Ink..Oxide Shabby Lilac. 

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To Create my frame, I have used Poppystamp dies..Double Scallop cut 2.. one I have reduced the perssure on die cutting, to leave the detail in the die, this I coloured with Oxide Shabby Lilac Ink..Pointed Rectangle frames, use the largest size....I then adhered the two frames gather, you get a delicate show through of Lilac.

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My card... 5"x 6.1/4" ready to decorate ..

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Decorated using ..Dandelion Stems..Stitched Fluttering Butterflies.."With Sympathy" from Peony Stems & Blossoms stamp set. white ribbon bow &  gems.

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08/20/2019

Tue 20

Blog Blitz..Blooming Branches Sidekick Frame & Stencil..
by Pam Simpson

Hello Everyone, hope you are enjoying our Blog Blitz, using Poppystamps New  Summer Release ..

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You can make, pretty quick cards or more elaborate, I prefer the elaborate..

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I have cut the Blooming Sidekick frame, in White/Pinks/ Green card.

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Adhere the green as shown.

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3D foam tape on the reverse. for dimension.

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Layer onto blue and Pink as shown. 4.1/2 x 5.3/4" Blue..  4.3/4" x 6" Pink card sizes.

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Using Poppystamps Butterfly greetings clear stamps, using black ink onto green card.

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3D foam tape to the reverse..I also decided it needed a green frame.  ready to finish decorating with the flowers.

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If you would like a chance to win this beautiful "Blooming Branches Sidekick frame and stencil"  by Poppystamps.. you must leave a comment on this post.

Thank you for stopping by and good luck..Pam x

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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 a 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 be 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 that 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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07/16/2019

Tue 16

Thanks For Being There.
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone..sharing a couple of identical card designs

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I needed a couple of Thank You cards, that are quick to make..Main colour for both is Ivory card.

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I started by die cutting Poppystamp "Garden Poppy Sidekick Frame Die". for the solid backing colour, I have used Fawn and Egg shell blue... 

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Both will have Ivory coloured Poppies and frame.

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I have reversed the poppy colours using Garden Poppy Stitched frame.

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Poppystamps "Art Deco Frames and Phrases, stamped in black ink,  curved and layered up with foam tape.

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Finished with Stitched Fluttering butterflies and ribbon..

Thank you for stopping by Pam x.

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