26 posts categorized "Patterned Paper"

12/30/2019

Mon 30

Leafy Snowflake Frame.
by Candice Crawford

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Hi there Crafty Friends, 

Candice here from Papercrafting Elegance, back to share another holiday card.           Today's card although is holiday themed, has a lot of versatility and can also be used as a winter themed birthday or thank you card, by simply changing the sentiment and patterned paper.

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The products I used for my project are the Leafy Snowflake Frame and the Double Stitched Rectangle Frames die sets. This card came together quickly and was a breeze to make. Clean and simple is one of my favorite styles to use when mass producing holiday cards. 

To create this card, I first cut the Leafy Snowflake die twice from a piece of white cardstock and then again from a piece of red cardstock.  I snipped both sets of snowflakes from their frames, then separated the snowflakes into outlines and inlaid pieces.  

Next I inlaid the white snowflake piece into the red snowflake outline to create a red and white inlaid snowflake. These red and white snowflake pieces are held together with scotch tape on the reverse side. 

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Next I took a piece of 6x6 pattern paper from the Dashing Holiday Paper Pad by Memory Box and cut it to 5 1/2 by 4 1/4 for the background on my card. I then die cut the largest frame from the Double Stitched Rectangle Frames die set from a piece of red cardstock and added the fame to the patterned paper with some liquid glue.

I then adhered the inlaid snowflake to the card using some 3M foam tape. Lastly I added some silver rhinestones to each of the six points on the snowflake points and one rhinestone to the center for a bit of shimmer and shine. 

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To finish off the card, I stamped the sentiment "warmest wishes" from the Flower Garden stamp set in Versamark onyx black ink onto a 1/2 inch strip of white cardstock and adhered the sentiment just below the snowflake with foam tape. I think this card is absolutely stunning. 

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I hope you all enjoyed today's project and found a bit of inspiration. Thank you all for joining me today. I wish you all a Happy New Year! and look forward to sharing more projects with you in 2020. 

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12/20/2019

Fri 20

Quick Tag
by Sue McRae

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Hello crafters, Sue here with a quick and simple tag for your last minute holiday preparations. At this point of the month I'm done making Christmas cards and am focused on making tags to add to all my Christmas gifts and I want the tags to be quick and easy to make because it is a busy time of the year! 

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I started off my choosing a patterned paper from the Memory Box Dashing Holiday Paper Pad, my coloured card stock and glitter paper. No inking today to make the tag building go quicker. Choosing patterned paper adds visual interest and glitter paper adds texture. A time saver.

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To create a glow behind the windows of the townhouse I placed the die cut house on some scrap yellow card stock, traced around it and cut along the inside of the lines. I swiped a shimmer pen across the paper to add sparkle and adhered it to the back of the townhouse.

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After assembling my tag I stamped the sentiment with black ink and die cut the word Joy.

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To make the tag extra festive I added a couple of bells along with ribbon and twine.

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I hope this inspires you to make your own Christmas tags, they add an extra special touch to the gifts you give friends and loved ones.

Have a Merry Christmas everyone and see you in January!

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12/13/2019

Fri 13

Noel by
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hello! Are you all ready for Christmas.... Not me!!!  I think I will have most of my cards mailed by the time this post. I really needed a few more flat cards to mail , so I created this one using Poppystamps beautiful Festive Noel craft die.

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I had a hard deciding whether I wanted all white Noel or all red. I cut a few of the Noel die and played around with it. I thought I wanted all white but because of the stripes I felt like it needed the red to help ground it.

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It didn't take up much time to decide so still a fast card to get out before Christmas. Next year I have to make more cards that don't take up extra postage, this one will be perfect. I added some Glossy Accents to the red berries for a bit of extra dimension.

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I love using this memory box patterned paper . As you can see above this one die packs a bunch all into one.

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This is what I stamped on the inside of most of my cards.  I combined the stamps from Christmas Time I love the simple elegant way it fills the inside with a beautiful message.

I wanted to thank you all for your comments so often on my/our post, your kindness is heartwarming and I thank you.

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Thank you so much for the visit today. I hope you all have a beautiful Christmas ( if you celebrate) and a Peaceful New Year.  God Bless.

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12/09/2019

Mon 09

Shake It Up!
by Sue McRae

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Hello everyone, Sue here with a Christmas shaker card!

Who doesn't love getting a fun shaker card, I know I do, but it's also fun to make them! I used the new Snowglobe Kit which makes it so easy to put together.

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I started off my die cutting all my pieces. I used some patterned paper from Memory Box for the trees, wood grain card stock for the snow drifts, wood paper for the moose and base of the snow globe.

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The background piece is navy card stock but I wanted to make the edges darker and used Distress Ink to achieve this.

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After adhering all my pieces down I added small star sequins to the night sky and I have my acetate piece ready with the double layer of foam adhesive. A little tip, when you're adding foam adhesive to a curved item peel the paper backing off both sides of the foam, it will be so much easier to bend it around the circle.

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Now I've added my iridescent mica flakes on top of the snow globe piece and will place the acetate window piece over this. I find it much easier to do it this way than adding the shaker elements inside the window and trying to centre the snow globe piece on top.

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For the card background I used a piece of patterned paper with Twas the Night Before Christmas text and added a Double Stitch Rectangle Frame along with the the snow globe and base.

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Have you made a shaker card before? Let me know in the comments.

Happy crafting!

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12/07/2019

Sat 07

Hugs and Kisses and Christmas Wishes
by Michele K. Henderson

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Hello Crafty Friends!

It's time for Hugs and Kisses and Christmas Wishes as this adorable little Peek a Boo Kitty pops out for a hot cocoa and snuggle in warm flannel pajamas! Everything about this card reminds me of warm and cuddly Christmas mornings. Take a look!

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I created this Christmas Kitty card with something exciting - brand new paper from Memory Box! I found this warm Christmas flannel pattern in the 6x6 Memory Box Paper, Dashing Holiday PP1001. It was the perfect background paper for my Holly Vine Sidekick Frame and Stencil cut in a bright green.

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I cut the Classic Coffee Cup in a rich red, and cut 2 Peek a Boo Kitties in light grey. I punched out two green circles and a pink circle with a paper punch and then glued the Kitty pieces together, creating a Kitty "sandwich" and adding him inside my cup.

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After cutting the Holiday Mistletoe in dark green, I then cut off the tiny berries and glues shiny white berries in their place. This tiny detail work requires a little bit of patience and a great pair of scissors and craft tweezers. Glue your Mistletoe and berries onto your Holly Vine panel.

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Add your cocoa loving kitty and the Luscious Script Hugs on the bottom, a few sparkly sequins, and this little kitty is ready to warm to warm your heart!

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Thanks so much for joining us today!

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12/06/2019

Fri 06

A Child is Born
by Marybeth Lopez

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Hi there ! Marybeth here today with an ink blended Christmas card from Poppystamps and using a Merry Christmas stencil from Memory box . The Stencil is called: Christmas Cursive Merry. I thought is was from last year but I was wrong sorry it's from 2014  #88578 You can make this card using any Christmas stencil you have .

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I sprayed the back side of my stencil with : Pixie Spray I think I bought mine on Amazon but many places sell it. I started out ink blending with Candied Apple and wanted a deeper red.

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I went over my stencil a second time using : Festive Berries

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Then one last time did the trick using Ruby red. I love that you can add to the card base with any color. This stencil is very detailed and so easy to do with a blending brush as pictured above. Now the fun part......

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Taking the stencil off! Without the spray to hold such a detailed stencil in place , it would be hard to have such a clean white image , I love how this turned out. I couldn't decide what color to frame my sentiment ( using the snow globe ) so the frame is cut 3 times and glued together. Then I added a bit of glue to add my two layer dove and olive branch . 

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My new and very favorite craft glue is : Art Glitter Adhesive.... It comes with a stainless tip and pin to keep the adhesive flowing freely and the tip is so fine . I love how precise this glue is. Many places sell that too , pretty sure I bought mine on amazon . No glitter in it it's just what it called.  I will share a picture of it on my blog. Here  

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I used the Snowglobe ,Christmas Time Stamps and Dove and Olive Branch from Poppystamps the patterned paper around the frame is from memory box Dashing Stripes and Dots.

Thank you so much for the visit today.  Hope I have inspired you in some small way and I hope you have a beautiful weekend.

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11/24/2019

Sun 24

Mouse warming
by Tina Wilstrup

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Warning! These mischievous mice are turning this cozy relaxing by the fireplace into a mouse warming party!
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I die cut all the pieces from white cardstock, except for the stockings that were cut from Memory Box patterned paper. The mice were colored with Copics and the rest were colored with Distress regular and oxide inks.
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I marked out where I wanted the fireplace and inked up the background with oxide ink. I extended the color from the fireplace to most of the background.
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I popped up the fireplace and as you can see the mice are hanggliding in the Christmas stockings.
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To prevent the watchful corgis to chase them away, a couple of mice have tied their tails together.
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I hope you like my inspiration! Thanks for stopping by today. Have a hapy crafty day!

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11/10/2019

Sun 10

Holiday blog blitz: Spinner santa
by Tina Wilstrup

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Hello everyone! Have you started your Christmas card collection? The Christmas Blog Blitz is in full swing and I've got some fun inspiration for you, plus a chance to win the cute Whittle Santa face die. Read all the way to the end for info.

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Since this santa die is symmetrical I imediately thought to make a spinner card. So i die cut the santa twice and colored it with Copics. The 4 die cut pieces are easy to assemble.
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I used my adhesive runner on the back of one santa and made sure the silver thread was possitioned in the middle. I then put glue on the back of the other and attached them back to back.

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The gorgeous patterned paper is from Memory Box and I die cut a circle that fits the santa. I then aligned with the card base to insure the holes would match.
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With my adhesive runner I then made sure the silver thread and santa was secured in the middle of the hole on the card base.
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Then I placed the patterned paper over the base and finished off with a frame cut from silver glitter cardstock. I also used another Memory Box paper for the inside of the card as a backer for the santa.
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From the same dottet paper I cut the shadow of the Holiday Joy, and the word itself was cut from the same silver glitter cardstock.

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Now all you have to do is turn the little santa, close the card and put it in the envolope and you'll be sure to bring a happy smile to the face of someone special.

Like I said, you could be the lucky winner of the Whittle Santa Face die. Follow these instructions.

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. 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on November 22.  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.

So PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT!   (You have to comment to win!!!)  Your kind words always make me SMILE! 

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11/09/2019

Sat 09

Holiday Blog Blitz: Christmas Card With Video Tutorial
by Nadine Carlier

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Hello, Nadine here! Are you loving all the new holiday releases as much as I am? Today I am sharing a card made with the new Dancing Snowflake Tile die!  Make sure to scroll to the bottom of my post to see how you can win this beautiful die.

Below is a video tutorial showing how I created my card.
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Check out how delicate and gorgeous the Dancing Snowflake Tile is. Behind the die, you can see the new Flurries Washi Tape that I used on a sheet of paper from the Memory Box Dashing Holidays paper stack. 
 
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For the sentiment, I used the Holiday Joy die and to frame my card I used one of the Pointed Rectangle Frames.
 
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Now the part you've been waiting for.. the prize on this post!  How you can win the Dancing Snowflake Tile die!
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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. 

One comment per post will be selected by a random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on November 22.  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.

So PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT!   (You have to comment to win!!!)  Your kind words always make me SMILE! 

Thank you so much for stopping by, see you next time!
Nadine

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11/03/2019

Sun 03

Holiday Blog Blitz: Merry Christmas
By Nancy Penir

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Hi everyone and welcome to Poppystamps' Holiday Blog Blitz. I'm featuring the new Christmas Flourish. Let's have a closer look at this beautiful die.

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Gorgeous isn't it? And do you notice anything else? The holiday paper, maybe? Yup. A beautiful book of double sided papers available this holiday season too! Let's take a look at a fun way to make a couple of holiday cards with this new die.

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I cut the Merry Christmas die out several times with glitter paper. This is an intricate die so I used my shim to get a precise cut. Also I knew I'd be backing the die with a darker shadow and cut it out with black Cardstock as well.

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A white background circle was shaded a bit with ink using a blender brush.

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The green Christmas die cut just popped against one of the new papers included in the Holiday Paper pack.

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Couldn't resist adding the grosgrain ribbon die behind the sentiment on this card. 

Would you like to win this beautiful new Christmas Flourish die? 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. 

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