All Occasion · birch press design · cards

Birch Press Design Autumn Breeze Plate Card…

Hi everyone!  Fall is definitely in the air here in Iowa! kachoo!  I had fun making some inside Fall with this card!

I die cut all three Autumn Breeze Plates in white cardstock, then I inked them with Distress Ink pads and ink blending tools.

I used Antique Linen, Gathered Twigs, Peeled Paint, Carved Pumpkin and Rusty Hinge ink pads.

My cardbase is Taylored Expressions Sweet Basil cardstock. That’s the darkest green showing through.

Fall is in the air sentiment and die is from the NEW BPD Pumpkin Lacework stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Here’s what I used to make this Fall card…

Birch Press Design – 56130 Autumn…
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Birch Press Design – 8153 Pumpkin…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Distress Ink coloring · Fall · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Watercolor

Memory Box Pumpkin Card…

After making the stamp video the other day, I was in the mood to stamp and color this new pumpkin!  No great technique or anything… just stamping on MB watercolor card, coloring with Distress Ink Refills (I need to clean off my desk and get out a different coloring medium, lol).  I enjoy how the Distress ink refills work for watercolor though and the colors are so nice for this time of year!

I think this pumpkin would make a great shape card or place cards or what else?

For the cardbase, I used TE Sweet Basil cardstock and stamped poppystamps Picnic Plaid stamp on it with TE Sweet Basil Ink.

I didn’t want Halloween words so I used Grateful for our friendship from the Wild Rose Stem stamp set.

This stamp set with the pumpkin has great words for the banner though.

This turned out an odd size but it will still fit in an A6 envelope for a regular forever stamp!  YAY!

Thanks for clicking over!  We so appreciate all your thoughts and prayers for our family.  Breanna is making progress.  We’re so happy and so grateful! ❤ 

Shopping links for what I used…

Memory Box – CL5264-D Halloween…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps HALLOWEEN…
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Poppystamps – CL478 Picnic Plaid…
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Memory Box – CL5258 Wild Rose Stem…
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Memory Box – CL5258-D Wild Rose Stem…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
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May Arts NATURAL Twine String Burlap
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
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Memory Box WATERCOLOR Paper wp101
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Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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TE Foam Tape, 1/16″
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Scotch Removable Tape Refill
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All Occasion · cards · CAS · Family · Flowers · Thank You

Memory Box Diagonal Stripe and Collaboration Flower Stamp Set…

Hi Friends and cardmakers! I made this card and even had the pictures taken before we had a family emergency and had to hurry out the door.

The sentiment on this card says it all though!  So thankful for all who prayed for our daughter, for us and even gave to support her!  It’s a miracle she is alive.  She had 6 hours of chemo on Friday and by Sunday they said she only had 2 hrs to 2 days to live.  I just couldn’t let her go.  I started telling her to breathe and live, her sisters got her bone broth and we started in on her.  By Wednesday she was back on living protocol and we were kicked out of the hospital much to my dismay!!!  Our hearts are with her and we chat with her on and off all day. 

Now about this card…I’d been wanting to use the new Memory Box Diagonal Stripe Collage die.  I love it!  I have another idea brewing in my head but not sure it will work. lol

Then I saw this new stamp set, Celebrate Us, awhile back that was a collaboration between Altenew and Pinkfresh Studio and I wanted it for fast colored flowers!  I’m really happy with how they stamped up and how well two of them fit together to make a bouquet.

I used Altenew mini ink cubes to ink up the flower stamps.  I’m gonna call this a CAS card because it wasn’t hard and I think you could make several of them fast and the white background just sets them off!

Thank you so much for stopping by today.  Once again…we covet your prayers and thoughts for our family right now…not sure what the journey will look like but the miracle has begun and we’re not giving up!  Nourish and Hope!

Links for the stamp set and die…

Pinkfresh Studio – Celebrate…
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Pinkfresh Studio – Celebrate…
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Memory Box – 94401 Diagonal Stripe…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Altenew RED COSMOS Crisp Dye Ink Pad…
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Altenew GREEN FIELDS Crisp Dye Ink…
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All Occasion · cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Easel · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Shape Cards · Winter

poppystamps Bird House Pop Up Easel Card…

Hi everyone!  Yesterday while two of our granddaughters were here making cards, I started this NEW Bird House Pop Up Easel card. After supper and this morning I had to finish it and take pictures.

In my excitement to share it, I forgot the plan!  I meant to put the new Memory Box Fairy Sugar Dewdrop on the snow! lol  I will add it to the snow and berries on my card before I send it.

I have a lot of pictures to throw in this post.  This is a super well thought out die set and goes together easily!

The only other die I used is the poppy Garden Leaves and Berries die. I die cut them in white cardstock and colored them with Copics to embellish the base sentiment.

I die cut the birdhouse piece in white cardstock and inked it with Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Ink to give it an old birdhouse feel.  I edged all the pieces with the same ink.  Next time I will use Gathered Twigs though, that’s what I usually use with kraft.  Vintage Photo was already out. lol

The cardinal die has embossed markings where the black piece and beak are.  I just die cut it in red, a scrap of black and a scrap of gold, then trimmed out the black and gold and glued them on.

Here it is from the front again…

Here it is from the side…

Here it is flat, ready to go in the envelope…

Here I’m showing how easily it will fit into an A2 size envelope.

A perfect gift that can be mailed with one forever stamp but treasured for years because of this easel fun fold!

I want to play with it and jazz it up some more! lol This was going to just be my prototype but I ended up carrying on and finishing it, well, except for the Fairy Sugar!  ugh. lol

I’m also thinking it will make super cute ornaments!  I’m all about Christmas tree ornaments. lol

Thanks for clicking over and holler if you have any questions!

Here’s shopping links for the dies and stamps I used…

Poppystamps – 2396 Bird House Pop Up…
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Poppystamps – 2329 Garden Leaves and…
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Memory Box – CL5245 Tidings Wreath…
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All Occasion · Christmas · copics · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Ornament · Snowman · Winter

Memory Box Snowmen Snowglobe and Snowglobe Backer…

I’m back with two more snowglobe tags/ornaments!  These two are glitteriffic and SO CUTE!

I took a phone picture with my hand in it so you’d get an idea of the size of these delightful things!

Pictures do not do them justice… they are just so cute!

I used all four of the new dies for this Snowman one.

Close up of the snowgirl!  I used the Santa hat and ear muffs for her… colored the glitter card with Copics.

I grabbed what I thought was a clear glaze pen and colored over some of the pieces only to find out when they dried it was the white glaze pen! lol  It left them looking snowy and I used them anyway.  I used a black glaze pen on Frosty’s hat.

Close up of Frosty snowguy! Such personality!

Close up of the layers…

The NEW Glitter pads from Memory Box are SO beautiful and die cut wonderfully!  I die cut with blades up and one printer paper shim on top of the cutting plate when I ran through my Big Shot.

Next up, the penguin takes the show.  He’s from the Snowglobe Backer die. Now that I look at my pictures, I wish I’d put some text on this one… like ‘let it snow’!  I think I will do that! ❤  Or a teeny heart on his chest… oh my… why do the ideas come after pictures! ha

I copic colored his feet and nose…his eyes are little black gems…his body and hat are glitter cardstock and his black outline body is black cardstock colored with a black glaze pen.

I used all four dies again for the layers…silver glitter cardstock.

I just realized I haven’t written in the finished size yet!  They are all 3 inches wide and 4 ⅛ inches tall.  So adorable!

I’m excited to see how they sparkle hanging on the Christmas tree!

A closer look at the layers again…

A lot of pictures today…hope they all loaded for you and you get the idea of how special they are! A keepsake to get out every year!

I’ll link up everything below…thank you for shopping through my links.  I really appreciate it.

I changed to paying for my blog awhile back so I don’t have other advertisements in my posts…that should really help if you’re looking at my blog on your phone.  I also have to pay monthly for the link up service for products I use and it takes so much time to take pictures, write posts and make product lists.  So I’m here working for you!

More to come…Christmas is my favorite and it’s August already my dear cardmaking friends!  EEK!  Don’t panic, don’t panic. lol

I’ll be back soon with more sparkle and shine! ❤

Memory Box – GP1005 Holiday Glitter Pad
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Memory Box – 94491 Snowglobe Backer…
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Memory Box – 94492 Snowmen Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94493 Radiant Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94494 Cabin Snowglobe…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Gelly Roll Black Glaze Pens
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Gelly Roll Clear Glaze Pens
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Gelly Roll White Glaze Pens – pkg of 2
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American Crafts Glitter Cardstock
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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All Occasion · Christmas · copics · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Memory Box · Winter

Memory Box Snowglobe Backer, Radiant Snowglobe and Cabin Snowglobe…

Hi everyone!  Back with #2 in the Snowglobe series with these new dies.  Look at this cute deer…such personality! lol The beautiful sky…pretty trees… I love it so much!

I have a lot of pictures of this one… showing the layers …

I die cut the trees from scraps of TE Pea Pod cardstock and glued them on top of the TE Toffee cardstock Radiant Snowglobe die cut.

I die cut the Cabin Snowglobe die twice, once in woodgrain and once in Toffee.  I cut the trees off the woodgrain die cut.

I die cut a little piece of TE Pineapple cardstock to get the stock… I used a ⅝ in. circle punch. A winter day without snow!  We have a lot of those in Iowa. hehe

Here’s the back… I just use scotch tape to tape it in because the backer die cuts it out.  On the inside the Radiant Snowglobe die cut in TE Sprinkles cardstock, covers up the tape.

So sweet… I love how these hang!

From the side again. I folded these forward at the score lines instead of backwards like the snowglobe I posted yesterday.

So be sure to click home and scroll down to see my two previous posts.  The first is a video showing how they go together so easily!

Holler if you have any questions!

Thanks for clicking over and I’ll be back with two more!  I might put both of them in one post. hehe  I have two cards ready to post too… I hope you don’t get tired of me! lol

The dies and a few supplies I used to make this…SALE links below the grid…

Memory Box – 94491 Snowglobe Backer…
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Memory Box – 94493 Radiant Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94494 Cabin Snowglobe…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Gmund Wood Tindalo Cardstock – 8 1/2…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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Linen Thread – 40 yds – by the spool
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Watercolor

Memory Box Sunflower Wreath Card…

Happy Friday! Switcheroo today!  Going country!  Some fun watercoloring with Distress Ink Refills again and Memory Box stamps on watercolor paper. (Mustard Seed, Wild Honey, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss, Vintage Photo)

This card was easier to photograph so it’s a picture heavy post today. lol

I stamped the Sunflower Wreath stamp on watercolor paper and die cut it with the coordinating die. Then started painting.  I don’t know about you but I never finish in one sitting.  I lost track of how many times I sat and colored on it.  Stretch out the pleasure I guess! lol

I stamped poppystamps Picnic Plaid stamp in blue on white cardstock and inked on gathered twigs distress ink around the outside edges of the panel.

I used 3M mounting tape to adhere the wreath to the picnic plaid panel.

I tied some Lawn Fawn cord around the panel and then adhered the panel to the A2 cardbase with more mounting tape.

I stamped the sentiment from the Sunflower Wreath stamp set with Versamark ink on a piece of Taylored Expressions Oreo cardstock and heat embossed with white embossing powder.  I love TE Oreo for white embossing on black cardstock!

My mother in law loved sunflowers and had tons of sunflower stuff in her kitchen… this card reminds me of her and her Corelleware Sunflower dishes! ❤

That’s the last picture! I tucked the sentiment under the wreath a little bit with mounting tape on the left side and glue on the right side.

Tim and I spent the evening at one of our daughters, watching the grands pick peaches and play.  The boys showing off for us on the zip line and dirt bike…we almost thought we saw neowise but it was too early and just an airplane reflecting off the sun setting! lol  Lots of smiles and happiness. YAY!

Thanks again for stopping by and your comments! Hope you have some cardmaking time this Summer too.  It’s busy I know, going by fast and almost time for Christmas!  Be watching….the 27th!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – CL5253-D Sunflower…
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Memory Box – CL5253 Sunflower Wreath…
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Poppystamps – CL478 Picnic Plaid…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Trimmings – Hemp…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black
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