104 posts categorized "Scene"

Country Barn Whittle Pig
by Meghan Kennihan

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There is still time to enter the Poppy Stamps Challenge Cute Critters for the month of April. I created this cute Country Barn Easel card with my favorite Poppy Stamps Critter, the Whittle Pig.

Make Crafty Friends Q & A:
Q: What is your favorite farm animal?
A: Me? I love horses but this pig is just the cutest

Final_1I used kraft paper for the base of my barn card easel to give it that rustic farm look and finished the inside with the "Enjoy Your Day" sentiment from the Poppy Stamps Birthday Blowout Stamp Set.






Hello Sunshine!
by Rachel Duong


Hello and welcome to a sun-shiny day! The Poppystamps "Whittle Snails and Whittle Bird" are awake and ready to start their daily activities. These critters are everywhere in my neck of the woods! Do they inhabit your home? 

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This card makes me happy.  I created it to depict my love of spring and spending time out in the backyard. I watercolored the Whittle die cuts, stamped a sentiment, and created a stencil with a background die. Creating a stencil is a great way to get extra use out of a die.


Steps to create this card.
1. Die cut the large frame from the "Whittle Wood Picture Frames", "Whittle Snails", and the small bird from the "Whittle Birds" dies in medium white cardstock.

2. Watercolor the pieces with colors in browns, yellow and red. For the shells, dip a fan shaped brush in watered down brown and lightly apply paint from the center and stroke out.
3. Cut a piece of medium white cardstock to 4.25" x 4.5" and using a scissor's edge, rough up the edges.
4. Die cut the Poppystamps "Sunbeam Frame". This will act as a stencil.
5. Place the stencil with the sun in the upper left corner. Blend yellow ink over the stencil allowing the ink to fade out.

6. Paint a wash of teal in the lower third of where the frame will be placed. Add subtle brown tones in the background.

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7. Adhere the cardfront to a creme cardbase. 
8. Adhere the frame, snails and bird to the cardfront.
9. Stamp "Hello Sunshine" from the "Whittle Sealife Sentiments" in charcoal grey.
10. Splatter watered down brown ink in random areas of the card for character and interest!



I had the best time creating this scene. I hope you enjoyed the fun! Make sure you take a look at all the Poppystamps "Whittles" dies, they are the best! Thanks for stopping in and see you next time.

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Barnyard fun
by Lisa Elton

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The Country Barn Pop Up Easel Set was just what I need to create a card for our great nephew's first birthday! It accompanied the toy barn puzzle/playset we gave him. Take a look at this bardyard fun!

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A barn isn't complete without barnyard animals. The Whittle Cow and Whittle Chickens found themsleves a happy little place to live! In fact, the chickens have made themselves some nests with peices I cut from pine sprigs. How's that for getting creative? The sprigs are from the Birdhouse Pop Up Easel set. They had just the right nooks and crannies for their eggs!

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You would be surprised at the different uses your dies can give you. You see the grass the cows are standing in? It's actually snow from the Winter Porch Pop Up Easel Set! It had that "lumpy, bumpy cow-eaten" look I needed!

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I hope I've MOO-ved you into a card making direction today! Thanks for stopping by!

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Birthday Panda-Monium
by Candice Crawford


Hi there crafty friends, Candice here on the blog sharing a card with you today using products from the Poppystamps new release. The new Whittle Panda Pickup Kit is super cute. This die set creates a cute scene of pandas with a truck and wagon carrying birthday balloons and bamboo. 


For my card, I paired the whittle panda and ballons from the kit with the top layer of the Floral Cake Pop-Up Easel set. I also used the Layer Cake Drip Icing die to create the chocolate icing on the cake. The candles also come the Floral Cake Pop-Up Easel set. 


To add a bit of texture to the cake I used the Pinpoint Half Ring Plate. This background plate pairs so well with the cake layer.  For the sentiment on the card I used the Birthday Panad-Monium title which I stamps and heat embossed with white embossing powder. The sentiment comes from the coordinating stamp set in the kit. 


For added dimension layers on the card I used the Scalloped Stitch Frames die, which I die cut twice from pink cardstock then teal cardstock and layered the stitched frame inside the scallop frame. I hope you have enjoyed today's card share and found inspiration. Until next time Happy Crafting. 

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by Rachel Duong


Hi, it's Rachel and I am here in the midst of Panda-monium! The birthday balloons are a bit out of control but the party is just getting started. I am super excited about the new Poppystamps February release! When I saw the "Whittle Panda Pickup Kit" I couldn't wait to create a card. It comes with four pandas and lots more, wow!


I used solid colors straight out of the packs, giving it a child-like quality. I did not ink blend or paint any of the pieces. Instead, I gathered a palette of yellows and greens with a blue background.


Have you tried the paper stacks? The color assortment, variety of gorgeous glitter and foiled finishes are second to none! The additional dies I used were the Poppystamps "Word Balloons" and the "Whittle Spinner Background".


Steps to create this card.
1. Die cut a card front measuring 4 x 5.25 from the Memory Box Stormy Blue paper pack.
2. Place the "Whittle Spinner Background" die over the upper part of the card front and run through die cutting machine.
3. Die cut the panda bear two times, once out of black and another time out of white card stock. There are four pandas to choose from!
4. Using a small scissor for fussy-cutting, cut out the black eyes, ears, nose, and paws. Glue them onto the white panda. 
5. Die cut the wheels for the truck in black and the fenders and hub caps in brown or grey.
6. Die cut the truck in yellow from the Memory Box Sunset Orange paper pack.
7. Using three shades of green from the Memory Box Lush Green paper pack, die cut three stalks of bamboo.


8. Choose six shades of green and yellow paper and die cut balloons. 
9. Tape embroidery thread to the back of each balloon.
10. Die cut the speech bubble in black card stock from the Poppystamps "Word Balloons" die.
11. Heat emboss the sentiment in white powder.


12. Adhere the pieces onto the card front.
13. Finally, adhere the card front onto a charcoal card base.


Thanks for stopping by the party. I hope you had a blast. Please take a look at the new Poppystamps February release. There are so many fun things just waiting to be crafted! Have a wonderful day!


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Soaring Tree Valentine
by Janet Katz

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I am still totally smitten with the Soaring Tree Frame from Poppystamps. It is adorable and oh-so flexible on regular, slimline or mini slimline cards. Here I used it as the centerpiece on a mini slimline Valentine. First, I cut the tree frame out with heavyweight, white cardstock. Next, I wanted some small hearts to look like the leaves of the tree. I found exactly what I was looking for in the Whittle Adorable Kitty Kit. One of the included dies cuts both a small and a large "whittle" heart. I cut a lot of these out from a big variety of pink and coral cardstock including some pearlescent cardstock from the Memory Box Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad - the 6 x 6" pad has both shiny, mirror paper and pearlescent paper in the same color. I found some beige, dotted paper and some pink, gingham paper in my stash and decided on those for a background.
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After making all my die cuts, I used foam tape on the back of the Soaring Tree Frame and attached it to the dotted paper that I had cut to the same size. Next, I added all my hearts, minus the one on the sentiment. I used tweezers to get things just in the right spot. I adhered a rectangle of the gingham paper to a blush pink cardbase and then adhered the framed tree with hearts to the front. Finally, I stamped the sentiment from the Whittle Adorable Kitty Kit on a piece of white cardstock and cut it with angled edges as shown, leaving a bit extra on the right end to glue the final heart. I attached the sentiment and the last tiny heart to the front.
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Small valentine cards are so much fun to make, but probably more fun to send.
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