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37 posts categorized "Vellum"

Bright Blossoms
by Candice Crawford

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Hey there crafty friends, its Candice here, sharing with you another card design. 

Today's card is a one layer card featuring the Poppystamps Bright Blossoms Stencil. The large bloom from the Bright Blossoms stencil is a great focal image for an A2 size card. 

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To get started, I created a mask of the Image. To do this, you will need to trace the flower and leaf images in pencil onto a sheet of white card stock. Next, fussy cut the traced image with your scissors to create individual mask pieces of the design. 

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Now adhere the stencil to a clean 6x6 inch piece of white card stock using purple tape. Place each of your leaf masks back into the stencil with some repositionable tape.  With Distress Oxide inks in Spun Sugar and Worn Lipstick, ink blend these colors on to the blooms of the stencil. The leaf masks you placed down earlier will prevent the pink ink from transferring to the leaf images on the design. 

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After coloring the blooms, remove the leaf masks from the stencil. Next place down your bloom masks on top of your coloring, then adhere the stencil back over your image with purple tape. With your Peeled Paint and Crushed Olive Distress Oxide inks, ink blend these two colors onto each of the leave images of the stencil design. Apply the Peeled Paint ink first, then apply Crushed Olive ink on just the tips of the image to create depth and dimension.  After blending, remove the masks and stencil. The results are stunning. 

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Now with your Memory Box Texture Dot Grid stencil, or any tiny polk a dot stencil from your stash, adhere the stencil over your colored blooms and leaves using purple tape. With a light grey ink, I am using Stampin' Up Smokey Slate, ink blend the grey ink onto the open white spaces of your image to create the dotted background. 

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Next remove the stencil from the image and die cut the panel with the Double Stitch Rectangle Frames die.  You will be left with 2 separate pieces. A frame and the center focal image. Now die cut the Double Stitch Rectangle Frame again from a plain piece of 4.25 x 5.5. inch white card stock. Adhere the plain white frame to a turquoise A2 size card base. 

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Then add the center portion of the stenciled bloom image to the card based within the white border frame. With a 1.25 inch strip of vellum card stock, stamp with the sentiment "Sending heartfelt sympathy" in Versamark ink and heat emboss with white embossing powder.

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Lastly adhere your vellum sentiment strip to the color stenciled card front with some adhesive tape runner. Embellish the card with a few pink enamel dots and your card is finished. I hope you've enjoyed today's card tutorial and found some great inspiration. 

Thank you for joining me today. Until next time, happy crafting! 

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Cherry Blossom Wreath
by Sue McRae

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Welcome to another day of crafty goodness at Poppystamps! Sue here today with the amazing Cherry Blossom Stamp and Die Set.

The Cherry Blossom wreath is large, it measures just a smidge over 5.25" across and takes up a full card front. I really wanted this wreath to be the star of the card so I used the entire image.

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I heat embossed the wreath in gold sparkle embossing powder on watercolour paper and used Zig Real Brush Markers in some vibrant shades for watercolouring. 

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I die cut the wreath and adhered it to a 5.25" striped blue paper from the Springtime Bouquet Stripes & Dots Paper Pad with foam squares.

I searched through my stash for a small and simple sentiment to stamp in the centre of the wreath.

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Next I took the Holiday Mistletoe die and die cut it several times from vellum to tuck around the outside and inside of the wreath. This adds texture and more depth to the card. Remember to look through your holiday dies as they can be adapted for card designs all year long.

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As my final step I adhered the wreath panel to a 5.5" white square card base. 

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Thanks for stopping by the blog today!

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Big Donut Trio
by Candice Crawford

 

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Hello crafty friends! Hope you are all having a wonderful St.Patrick's Day. 

Today I am sharing with you three projects I made with the popular Big Donut die from Poppystamps. This die set creates the cutest layered donuts that are realistic enough to eat. I paired the Big Donut die with the Donut Outline die and the Donut What I'd do stamp set to create a coordinated ensemble of donut cards and tags.

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To make the cards, I first cut the donuts and icing layers from scrap pieces of kraft, white, brown, pink and black card stock with the Big Donut die set. I then mixed and matched the donut layers with coordinating icing layers to resemble actual donuts.

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I used the tiny hearts from the die set to create heart sprinkles on one of the donuts. Then used my sprinkle embellishments from my stash to create the rainbow and chocolate sprinkles for the other donuts.  

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With my Double Stitched Rectangle Frames die, I created the card fronts for both cards using some white and brown card stock from my stash. I used the Double Stitched Tag Frames die set to create my tag base. The Double Stitched Rectangle frame die set is perfect for making stitched card front layers for your cards and one of my favorite dies I turned to with almost every project. Next, I sponged on some antique linen distress oxide ink onto my square and rectangle white card stock pieces to create the appearance of cream card stock. 

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I then adhered my donut die cuts onto of the inked layers layers with some liquid glue. A few donuts on both the card and tag were popped up with 3M foam tape. Glossy accents were use on the icing layers of the donuts for some added dimension and shine. 

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For the sentiments on the cards, I die cut the "donut" word outline from black card stock. Next, I cut the individual letters that spell donut, from a strip of white card stock and placed them onto of the black outline piece. I sponged each of the letters with antique linen distress oxide ink to make the letters appear cream. Next I stamped coordinating sentiments from the Donut What I'd do stamp set. The sentiment "You Are the Icing To My" was stamped in Versafine Onxy black ink while the sentiments "Forget You Are Awesome" and "Sprinkled With Love" were stamped in Versamark ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder. 

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I added a smaller white tag from the Heart Tag Trio die set to my tag as an extra embellishment. I backed the mini heart tag with a piece of pink card stock to fill in the heart shape. I cut fishtails to both ends of the sentiment banner strip and popped the entire sentiment up on foam tape. Then punched a whole at the top of my tag to add the embellishment and string.

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I really like how each of the projects came out. I hope you've enjoyed today's project share and found some inspiration to make your own set of donut cards and tags. Until next time, Happy Crafting!

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Valentine's Day Shaker Card
by Nadine Carlier

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Hello! Nadine here today sharing a Valentine's Day shaker card. Have you all started making your Valentine's Day cards yet?
For my card, I used the Poppystamps Grid Heart Frame cut from white cardstock and the Graceful Heart Frame cut once from white cardstock and once from pink vellum. To adhere the two Graceful Heart Frame layers together, I used my Xyron Creative Station Lite. I then adhered the two layers onto the Grid Heart Frame layer.

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Instead of using acetate to make my shaker card I decided to use some pink vellum behind the Grid Heart Frame. I then added some 3D Foam Tape and for the inside of my shaker, I used the hearts that were cut out from the Grid Heart Frame and some pink seed beads.

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Then I took the big heart that was cut from the Graceful Heart Frame and used one of the stamps from the Poppystamps Valentine's Fun Clear Stamp Set and stamped it with Delicata Pink Shimmer ink.

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

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Holiday Blog Blitz: Holly Frame
by Sue McRae

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Hello crafty friends, Sue here with my first card for the Poppystamps design team! This is a perfect time to pop in for a visit because there's a blog blitz going on with great Christmas prizes every day!

Today I'm featuring the new Holly Frame and Stencil set and it's a beauty with a lot of detail going on around the frame, around the circular window and on the leaves.

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I started by die cutting the frame from green fibre card stock, layering the stencil over it and applying some dark green ink with a blender brush for a soft contrast on the leaves.

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Then I die cut the Delicate Poinsettias from red fibre card stock and decided to add a little sparkle to the petals. I took a finger dauber, tapped it into Versamark ink and lightly dabbed the edges of the flower petals. I sprinkled on some red glitter embossing powder and heat set. Now the flowers have a pretty glittery edge.

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I also die cut the poinsettia from vellum, cut apart the petals and used them as leaves. For the sentiment I used Tidings of Joy stamp and die set and gold embossed the word Joy. This is a great little set of sentiments to have for Christmas cards.

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For my assembled card I cut a piece of gold glitter card stock to place behind the holly panel and adhered everything together. I finished off by adding red Stickles around the frame and adding a jewel for the flower centre.

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Would you like to win the Holly Frame and Stencil? 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...
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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!!!)  

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Holiday Blog Blitz: Hello Autumn
by Nancy Penir

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It's Halloween/Fall Release time at Poppystamps, and I'm showcasing the beautiful Autumn Leaves Sidekick Frame and Stencil. This sidekick frame can give your seasonal cards instant 'oohs and aahs'. It's so easy to add my sentiment to the framed area. And the stencil allows for color placement on the leaves.

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Do you live in a place where the seasons stage a show of color? Time to bring out the sweaters. And to reflect the season on our cards too. Here's what I did to my card.

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I started by inking my watercolor Cardstock with Distress Oxide Inks: Wild Honey, Picked Raspberry and Seedless Preserves.

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Then sprayed the inked panel with water droplets. And then added a coppery spray and white to the inked panel, letting each layer dry before adding the next. If you ink a larger panel you can cut selectively to your A2 sized card. 

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With the same inks I used on the watercolor panel, I carefully applied ink to just the edges of the leaves. Remember to tape down your stencil. It really helps to keep the ink where you want it.

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There are a couple of new Autumn Leaf die sets new this release that I love with the Sidekick frame. I cut them first in vellum then in white cardstock. After die cutting them, I added a bit of Rose Gold Embossing Powder to the edges of the vellum die cuts. I glued only the middle of the leaf to the white die cut base, and bent up the edges as if fluttering in the breeze.

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Autumn is the perfect time to play with our embossing powders and sequins, isn't it? It's time to add the bling! 

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Would you like to win the Autumn Leaves Sidekick Frame and Stencil? All you have to do is leave a comment on this blog post. The Blog Blitz is 20 days of  inspiration. Check back each day to see how the designers use the new holiday stamps and dies. First for Halloween/Fall and then for Christmas/Winter. Lots to see, and you could win! And, now there's a second chance to win. Visit our instagram, like, and tag a friend. You and a friend could win! Remember, comment for a chance to win. Last day to comment is Sept. 23. Winners will be announced on the 26th, so check back to see you're one of the winners!

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