79 posts categorized "Shaker"

10/09/2019

Wed 09

Challenge Reminder: A Witchy Halloween Shaker Card
by Nadine Carlier

Halloween Witch Shaker Card by Nadine Carlier

Hello, Nadine here today with a reminder to enter the PSC#61 Enchanted Challenge.  The rules are simple, you just need to use a die or stamp from Poppystamps and create something that is "Enchanted". Plus if you enter you could win a gift card to the Poppystamps store!!

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I had made a video showing you all how I created this card but technology was not on my side and somehow the video got corrupted so I lost it. :( So I will do my best to explain how I created my card.
I first started with a white piece of cardstock for my card front and rounded off the top of it.  Then using some Copic markers and an airbrush machine I sprayed the top half with some orange markers and the bottom half with green markers. I then took the Poppystamps Magical Cauldron Die and cut it out of the background piece I used the Copics on. For the witch, I used the Poppystamps Spellcaster Witch Die and cut the witch out of black cardstock. Just under the Cauldron, I used the Fa-Boo-Lous stamp from the Halloween Fun Stamp Set. Where I cut out the cauldron on the backside I added a piece of acetate and then added some 3D foam tape around the cauldron to add some shaker elements and then went all the way around the rest of the back of the card front with the 3D foam tape. Then attached the card front the card base to seel in the shaker elements.

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Using one of the circles from the MemoryBox Basic Circle dies I cut out a moon and used airbrushed some yellow Copic Markers on it and adhered it to my card. Stamped some bats from the Halloween Fun Stamp Set around the moon. Then I adhered the witch to the front of the card with some 3D foam squares.

For all the details on the challenge click HERE!  I can't wait to see what you create for this challenge!

See you next time!
Nadine

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10/02/2019

Wed 02

Boo-Yah!
by Nancy Penir

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Hello Poppy Friends! Thought I'd bring you some Halloween inspiration from the new release. Hope you're well on your way with your Halloween cards. This one goes to a special grandson in the Marines. He completed basic training and is currently in the infantry. I'm so proud of this young man, and sending him cards brings me joy, and I hope he gets a big smile from them!

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A shaker is always fun to receive, and is really very easy. Here's how I did this one.

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To create my spooky night sky, I covered my A2 sized card with Oxide Inks.

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I'm sure you all know what happens when water hits the oxide inks. Just be sure to let it dry before the next step.

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I used my metallic watercolor paints to flick drops of copper onto the panel.

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I repeated the entire technique with a panel of yellow, orange and pink oxide inks. I die cut Surprise Skeleton 3 times. (Note: the die was cut 3 times before inking and adding droplets. I masked the 3 circles and added my sentiment, first stamped in black, then clear versa mark) The sequin mix will be confined to the 3 windows.

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Surprise Skeleton is just too cute to be scary, don't you think? Hope you have a crafty week ahead, always the best kind!

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10/01/2019

Tue 01

PSC#61 Enchanted

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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#60 Anything Goes is Joyce M

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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator) for the monthly prize is Heidi H

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!

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PSC#61 Enchanted - Do you love Halloween?  This month we're bewitched with the delight of this spooktacular holiday. Whether your Halloween is filled with the glamour of the Gothic or spooky sweet with tricks and treats for your little devils, we hope you play along with us.   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 October 29 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  November 1.   

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

 

09/13/2019

Fri 13

Blog Blitz Halloween Shaker Card
by Nadine Carlier

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Hello and welcome to the Poppystamps Fall/Halloween Blog Blitz! Nadine here with a Halloween shaker card that I made using several of the new Halloween dies. Want to know how to win the fun Poppystamps Smiling Jack O Lantern Die that I used below on my card? Make sure to scroll to the bottom of my post to find out how.

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For the sentiment, I used the Poppystamps Halloween Fun Stamp Set. I also used the Surprise Skelton as one of the shakers and the Scary Ghost die to emboss on my card.

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Below is a video tutorial showing how I created my shaker card.
Make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel and click the bell so you will get updates when I post a new video.

Okay, now to what you've been waiting for!  The prize! On this post, you can win the Smiling Jack O Lantern die set.

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.

Good Luck! And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)
Nadine

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09/06/2019

Fri 06

Fall / Halloween Blog Blitz Begins
By Jeanne Jachna

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EEK!  It's another great day here at Poppystamps as we begin our Fall / Halloween Blog Blitz!  If you're loving the cooler temps and beginning to think about card making and home decor projects for fall/Thanksgiving and Halloween you're in the right place!  Our Blog Blitz is a time  for us to share projects made with the latest release - and yes!  give some prizes too!   Today I'm sharing the NEW Surprise Skeleton - and that's today's prize too! 
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I confess that my favorite holiday is HALLOWEEN!  There is something absolutely magical about the bright colors, costumes, and late night festivities that I just can't resist.  
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The Surprise Skeleton cuts the negative portion of the die - so you're left with the skeleton inside an open circle.  He makes a wonderful silhouette perfect for making a shaker.  I cut the Surprise Skeleton from white card stock. Next I cut the die cut with a circle die so he is free from the background.  Make sure you use a circle slightly smaller than the outside diameter of the frame.   Next I adhered a Double Stitched Circle Frame over the skeleton die cut.   
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The card base is topped with a slightly smaller panel of black card stock.  I cut strips of 1 1/8 x 4" green and purple card stock and adhered them together on their reverse side.   I trimmed the assembled panel so that it is slightly smaller than the black panel and adhered it in place.   The orange center strip is 2 1/2 x 5 1/4".  I used the same circle die as above on the skeleton to cut a window at the top and bottom of the orange panel.   I adhered the assembled framed skeletons over the die cut holes and added clear acetate to the back of the orange panel.  Black Ric Rac Stitches are adhered to the reverse of the orange panel for a fun look against the stripes.  I added adhesive foam tape around the openings on the reverse side of the assembled panel, placed sequins on the striped panel (placing them where the windows would be) and adhered the panel over them.  
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A sentiment from the new Halloween Fun stamp set is placed between the two shakers on the front of the card. I added a few sequins to the card front to look like they escaped! 
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So fun right?  Ok now what you've been waiting for!  The prize!  

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.

Good Luck! And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)

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Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"
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07/20/2019

Sat 20

You Color my World!!!!
by Patty Tanúz

Hello Poppy Fans!!!

Hola amigas!!!! How are you???

Today I share this pretty and sweet card!!!!!

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A card full of magic with little faeries that play  in a window lighting up our world!!!!!!!

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All my card scream Pooooppystampppppssss jiji 

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Yes, I love all  Stamps & diecuts that I used on my card!!!!

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Let the little fairy in you fly and run to the Online Store!!!! jiji

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Thanks for your sweet comments!!!!!

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06/19/2019

Wed 19

Challenge Reminder: Nautical Shaker Card with Video Tutorial
by Nadine Carlier

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Hello, Nadine here today with a reminder to enter the Poppystamps challenge, PSC#57 Summer Holiday. The rules are simple, you just need to use a die or stamp from Poppystamps and create something having to do with a summer holiday. So think seaside, travel, camping or something like that. Plus you could win a gift card to the Poppystamps store!!

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I used the Poppystamps Wavy Heart Die for my summer holiday inspiration to create a nautical themed shaker card.

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I used the lighthouse and sailboat from the Poppystamps Lighthouse Frame Die and stamped the sentiment using the "Miss You" stamp from the Poppystamps Art Deco You Are Wonderful Stamp Set.

To see exactly how I made my shaker card, watch my video tutorial below....

For all the details on the challenge click HERE!  I can't wait to see what you create for this challenge!

See you next time!
Nadine

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04/06/2019

Sat 06

Happy Easter
by Nancy Penir

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Greetings and Happy Spring to all! I have a trio of Spring/Easter cards for you today, with background designer paper I made with Poppystamps new Picnic Plaid. 

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Once I got this generously sized plaid stamp into my Misti, it was hard to stop! As you can see, I used pastels and knew I wanted to create Easter cards.

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I used 2 main dies, coloring only one main image and mixing colors with my Distress Oxides.

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My tip for the day: use Q-tips for small spaces, and mix colors for a marbled look. It works great! Notice how I added pink to the bunny's cheeks and ears.

Easy breezy to get a soft pastel pink just where you want it with a Q-tip.

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3 cards, easily done with a fun plaid stamp, and plenty of papers left over to do more!

Have a great weekend!

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03/08/2019

Fri 08

Hugs! It's a Blog Blitz!
by Robin Tharaldson

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Thanks for stopping by today and joining in on Poppystamps 2019 Spring Release Blog Blitz! The Blitz runs from March 2-14!! You can see what's new in the Spring Release HERE! More information on how you could win the "hugs" die at the end of my post!

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My "hugs" card could be used for several different occasions with a simple change of sentiment! I used Whittle Rabbit and Whittle Oval Wood Frames to create the cute shaker portion of my card! I LOVE this little rabbit, I think he looks quite cheeky! 

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The new large word dies from the Spring Release are my favorite!! The word dies can be used in so many ways AND there are several different words! The stamped sentiment is from Birthday Blowout stamp set!

I added a Spring mix of sequins to my shaker portion and a few more on my card base! I just HAD to add one more image of my project (below) and the super cute rabbit!

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The following video with show how I put this card together!!

For a chance to win the HUGS die I used today,  you need to leave a comment!  Here is all the info on how to participate. The blog blitz runs from March 2-14. Poppystamps is giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time; PLUS, PLUS, PLUS...you have another chance to win for yourself and a friend on Instagram!! That's a total of three prizes a day!!! For a chance to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY the posts you wish to enter, here on Poppystamps blog and/or comment and tag a friend on Instagram posts. 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 March 17  to leave a comment on each and every post you wish to enter. Winners will be announced on the Poppystamps blog and Instagram, on March 19.

Have fun...and don't forget to leave a comment!!! Thanks for stopping by and good luck!!

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01/08/2019

Tue 08

Valentine's Day Shaker Card
by Nadine Carlier

Valentine's Day Shaker Card by Nadine Carlier

Hello! Nadine here again today with a cute Valentine's Day shaker card using dies from the new 2019 Valentine's release.

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I absolutely adore the new Whittle Otter Die, he is soooo cute!  He peeks out of the Whittle Hearts Die perfectly. Don't you agree?

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Want to know how I created my card? Below is my video tutorial showing exactly how I did it.
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Thank you so much for stopping by and happy crafting! 

Nadine

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