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NEW Memory Box Tropical Leaves 3D Embossing Folder and Cutting Dies Card and a storage tip…

It’s a beautiful day here in south central Iowa! I should’ve been out riding my bike this morning! lol  Do any of you have an e bike? Do you like it?  I’m sure tempted to go look and try one of them.

A clean and simple look to my card today.  I used a champagne colored foil to hot foil the sentiment but it looks black.  Figures.

I  didn’t think to try to catch the light when I was taking pictures but it really is foil! poppystamps You Are Amazing Poe Script Greetings Foil and Cut Die Set.

I used Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles…it’s my go to for cutting panels it seems.  I like it!

I embossed the new 3D folder and die cut the leaves with the included dies, glued them to the white A2 panel except for the top middle leaf, I used the thin mounting tape that I’ll link to below.

I made some pretty little flowers with poppystamps Petite Blooms Flower Set from the most recent release.  The smallest die cut, cut two times for each flower and layered together and glued in the center directly to the panel.

I used the Birch Press Design Simple Dragonfly Contour Layers die from the most recent release and made some pretty tropical dragonflies to land on the card!

Straight forward die cutting and gluing…no inking even! BOOM! lol  Two non inked cards in a row!

Tip: The next two pictures are how I decided to store the 3D folders and dies using the packaging that they come in!  I think it’s really slick!

I take the heavyweight clear piece off of the sturdy cardboard backer they come with and cut the top off of the plastic with a scissors so it becomes a slot when you put it back over the cardboard backer and you can slip the folder and the dies in and out of!  No additional plastic sleeve needed for storage! Perfect!

Thank you for stopping by…holler if you have any questions!

Links to what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – EF1030 Tropical Leaves…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2526 Petite Blooms…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – PSF804 You Are Amazing…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – 57487 Simple…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 30094 Wrapped Stitch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box/Open Studio – Fairy Jewels…
[ STR ]
Spellbinders Glimmer Essential…
[ SBC ]
Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
[ SSS ]
Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil System
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Flowers · Poppystamps · Summer · Thinking of You

Birch Press Design Tropical Hibiscus and Star Flowers Cards…

Hi cardmakers and friends! Working with new products from Birch Press Designs for my two cards today.  I made a card using them the day before I made these but I didn’t like it so I brought out the strip CAS card design again!  I’ve used it before HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE.

Two for one when you cut two colors of cardstock. The flowers are cut from Memory Box 6×6 cardstock pads, Lush Green and Fresh Aqua.

I used poppystamps NEW Modest Greetings 2 Foil and Cut Die Set and Silver Foil.

The sentiment on this card is from the Birch Press Design Kind Hearts stamp set.

The NEW BPD Tropical Hibiscus Contour Layers die set is so pretty with the layered look for the flower and the leaves.  When you die cut it scores the area where you add the layer so you know exactly where to glue the pieces.  Super easy!

The NEW BPD Star Flowers Contour Layers die set and the BPD Fuddled Leaf Branches Contour Layers die set (smaller branch) on this card… same as the Hibiscus.  You can see the marks where to place the layers… love that! No guessing or wondering if you got it in the right place.

Both cards are A2 size. The Hibiscus card I used a little bit of thin foam mounting tape, the one I’m linking below.

Thank you for stopping by today!  Make some strip cards!

Here’s what I used to make these cards…

Birch Press Design – 57486 Tropical…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – 57505 Star…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – 57500 Fuddled…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – PSF808 Modest Greetings…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – CL8162 Kind…
[ STR | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Simple…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Scrapbook Adhesives Crafty Foam Tape…
[ STR | SSS ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – White and Gray – Big Shot…
[ SBC ]

All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Flowers · Hot Foiling · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Poppystamps · Spring · Thinking of You · Watercolor · Zigs

Birch Press Design Prime Peony Duo Contour Layers Card…

Hi everyone!  This week has zoomed by me! But it’s Peony time of year and a perfect time to showcase this beautiful new die from Birch Press Design.

I watercolored these blooms with the newest set of Zig Clean Color Real Brush pens Set A. Die Cut with Strathmore watercolor Brown pad.

Then I added a frame from the poppystamps Scalloped Stitch Frames die set.

I ink blended an A2 size panel of Strathmore Best Mixed Media cardstock (the brown pad).  Wow it blends nice.  I used Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide for the first time! and Peacock Feathers. I still use the mini round ink blending foams a lot and that’s what I used here.

Hugs is a new hot foil plate and die set from Birch Press Design also.  Hugs Sugar Script is the name of it.

I used silver hot foil and Bazzill Card Shoppe Robin’s Egg for Hugs.

I glued everything flat except for hugs.  It has thin mounting tape on the ends. Starlitstudio has it in stock!  I’ll link below!

Thank you for stopping by today!  I appreciate it and hope you have a lovely weekend.  The weather has been amazing here this week! YAY!

Here’s links to what I used on this card…thank you for shopping through my links!

Birch Press Design – 57504 Prime…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – BPF513 Hugs…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2478 Scalloped Stitch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Robin’s Egg
[ STR ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Scrapbook Adhesives Crafty Foam Tape…
[ STR ]
Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
[ SSS ]
Spellbinders Glimmer Essential…
[ SBC ]
Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil System
[ SBC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Strathmore MIXED MEDIA VELLUM SURFACE…
[ SSS | BLIC ]
Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor…
[ BLIC | SBC ]

All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Flowers · Get Well · Hot Foiling · Memory Box · Poppystamps · rubber stamps · Shopping · Simon Says Stamp · Spring · Watercolor

Simon Says Stamp Arched Greens and SALE!

Back again today with a NEW stamp from the latest Simon Says Stamp release

I received the rubber stamp Arched Greens to create with.  The center Arch section is removable!

I stamped it all in the MISTI on Canson XL watercolor paper with regular Distress inks.  I inked up the stamp and spritzed it and stamped it.  I used two different greens and the new prize ribbon blue.

It needed some flowers so I got out the NEW Birch Press Design Wispy Blooms Contour Layers die set.  I die cut in the same watercolor paper and smooshed the cuts into Worn Lipstick Distress Ink that I’d spritzed with water.

I die cut the center out with the Memory Box Nested Globes die… it was a little short so I had to use the mat to keep it from cutting the bottom straight line, then readjust the die to lengthen the cut. SSS does have a die set that coordinates with this stamp!

The sentiment is a new poppystamps hot foil plate and die set with several sentiments.  I’ll link it below too.

I’m linking to some challenge blogs…

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Cut It Up Challenge – Out in the Country

Here’s the great sale info!  Check it out!

Thank you for stopping by and for shopping through my blog!  I appreciate it.

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Simon Says Cling Stamps ARCHED GREENS…
[ SSS ]
Birch Press Design WISPY BLOOMS…
[ SSS ]
Poppy Stamps MODEST GREETINGS 1 Hot…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box NESTED GLOBES Craft Dies…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box BERRY RED 6×6 Paper Pack…
[ SSS ]
Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9×12 140lb…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad RUSTIC…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad PEELED…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad PRIZE…
[ SSS ]
MISTI PRECISION STAMPER VERSION 2.0…
[ SSS ]
Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
[ SSS ]
GLF 014 Spellbinders GOLD Glimmer…
[ SSS ]
All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Flowers · Memory Box · Mini Slim Card · Poppystamps · Spring

Birch Press Design Flower Cards…

A couple cards to share with you this week…unusual colors for me! Not sure but posting them anyway!  lol

Light pink and bright green!  Do they work?

I really like this plaid paper from the Memory Box Madras Plaid Blue and Violet 6×6 paper pad.

The flowers on this card are from the NEW Birch Press Design Eucalyptus Stem and Berries Contour Layers die set and the Tiny Tuft Flowers and LEaves Contour Layers die set.

Sentiment is Memory Box Just a Note Posh Script die cut in the NEW Memory Box Glossy Black cardstock and white cardstock.

Here I used Taylored Expressions Cupcake Pink cardstock and Bazzill Card Shoppe Easter Grass cardstock.

The flower and leaf in the corner are the NEW Birch Press Design Pimpernel Contour Layers die set.

I decided to use the NEW Memory Box Exquisite Leaf Frame die with it because the leaves are similar and I love this die anyway!  It’s so pretty!

The sentiment is from poppystamps Colorful Life stamp set and stamped with Taylored Expressions Cupcake Pink ink in the MISTI. It’s very subtle but I kinda like that for a change.

The berries are a bit bluer in real life…pretty sure it’s Taylored Expressions Cookie Monster cardstock and the flowers are Taylored Expressions Candy Corn cardstock.

Just a Note is a Mini Slimline card and the Wishing You strength card is an A2 size card. Both will mail for one forever postage stamp in the USA.

Thank you for coming to visit today!  More new stuff coming and I have some cute to share soon too!

Have a good cardmaking week or organizing week… I’ve been doing that too!  I went on a shopping spree!  oops!  If you ever get the chance to go to Cedar Rapids, IA, be sure to go to Scrapmania and tell Stacy, the owner I sent you!  I promise you, you will NOT be sorry you took the time to go there!

Online shopping, you can’t beat Starlitstudio.net! Dies, dies, dies and supplies, supplies, supplies!  Simon Says Stamp and Scrapbook.com are faves too!  Does it make you smile like it makes me smile?  We have the best craft!

talk to you again soon!

Shopping links for the products I used on these two cards…

Birch Press Design – 57496 Eucalyptus…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – 57501 Tiny Tuft…
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Memory Box – PP1014 Madras Plaid Blue…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94527 Just a Note Posh…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – 57488 Pimpernel…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94665 Exquisite Leaf…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – CL509 Colorful Life…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SH44004 Black Glossy…
[ STR | SSS ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
[ STR | SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Easter Grass
[ STR ]
TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
[ TE ]

All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Memory Box · Spring · sympathy · Tilda's Town

Birch Press Design Flora Plate and Make a Wish Cards…

Hi everyone!  Yikes, it’s Thursday already!  I almost didn’t buy this NEW Saltwater Taffy ink color!  I caved and bought regular, regular refill and oxide.  Sometimes I think I need the sprays but maybe I could make a spray with the refill if I needed to make a mess! haha

I used the ink pad to color my cardstock.  Hammermill Color Copy Smooth 100# Cover is what I used for all the parts of this card. I use it some for copic coloring too.

I inked up two A2 panels, one with Saltwater Taffy and one with Abandoned Coral regular distress and blending brushes and or tools.  Then I did three smaller pieces with  Saltwater Taffy, Abandoned Coral and Bundled Sage.  You can pretty much tell what I die cut with what from my pictures.

I die cut the leaves in the same white from the NEW Memory Box Layered Impatiens die set and inked them up also.  I love these leaves!

The flowers were the waste from cutting layer A, they were white so I inked them too.

It’s a really pretty, feminine color and card in real life! I had to add some pinkish Memory Box Fairy Jewels to the flower centers. 

I made this next card first to get a feel of how the layers looked together.  I hadn’t planned on finishing it at first because, weird colors! lol  Not Spring at all but I like it so I’m gonna throw one picture of it on here! lol 

This is the Flora Plate layers AB and C again with a sentiment from the NEW Birch Press Design Kind Hearts stamp set.  This is such a gorgeous set!  I love it for front and inside sentiments. 

Holler if you have any questions!  Both cards are A2 size. 

Thanks for stopping by!  

Here’s what I used to make these cards…

Birch Press Design – 57437 Flora…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – 57434 Make a…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94613 Layered Impatiens…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box/Open Studio – Fairy Jewels…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – CL8162 Kind…
[ STR | SSS ]
Hammermill WHITE 100 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad -…
[ STR | SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad BUNDLED…
[ SSS | ACH ]

 

All Occasion · birch press design · cards · Digital images · Flowers · Memory Box · Slimline · Spring

Birch Press Design Dainty Rose and Leaves Slimline Card…

Hi cardmakers and friends…I’m so glad I can grow flowers with paper!  I had fun die cutting and layering these together. There are marks on the cuts so you know where to put the layers!  WOW!  That helps so much!  I use Tombow Mono Multi glue.  My tip for using it is to keep the container laying down at all times.  Do you have any tips to share for gluing?  I’d love to hear them!

I cut a cardbase, 7 x 8 ½ inches and scored the 7 in side at 3 ½ inches for this Slimline Card.

I die cut a white cardstock panel with the Memory Box Wrapped Stitched Slim die set.

Hello is diecut in the NEW Memory Box Black Glossy cardstock with the Birch Press Design Hello Topper die.  I didn’t use the backer that comes with it but I need to, it’s cool!

The NEW Birch Press Design Dainty Rose and Leaves Contour Layers I die cut with four of the Memory Box cardstock 6×6 pads.  I was brave with color today! lol

I also used the NEW Birch Press Design Tiny Tuft Flowers and Leaves Contour Layers die set.  Die cut in the same cardstock colors.

I used mounting tape behind the roses and everything else is glued directly to the panel.

My pictures feel huge but I sized them 200 pix smaller than I usually do. eek! lol  I hope they show up on your screen ok! The first four are the same size as the card when I hold the card up to my computer screen. 

Thank you so much for stopping by and enjoying this touch of Spring!  It’s supposed to get up to 70˚ here today!  YAY!  ttul!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Birch Press Design – 57499 Dainty…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – 57501 Tiny Tuft…
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design > Words > 57313 -…
[ BRC ]
Memory Box – 94554 Wrapped Stitched…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SH44004 Black Glossy…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1003 Lush Green 6×6 pack
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1002 Sunny Orange 6×6…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1001 Berry Red 6×6 pack
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1008 Twilight Purple…
[ STR | SSS ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]

 

All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Foiling · Memory Box · Shape Cards · Thank You

Memory Box Enchanting Poppy Stems Card…

Hello!  I had the urge to make more of a pastel card yesterday but I also wanted to use the Nested Globes die set and make a shape card.

Well, a long the way, it ended up that the shape, cut to have a fold at the top, from white cardstock that opens to reveal the message inside. Then I decided to mount it on an A2 Wrapped Stitch Rectangle die cut from one of the lightest greens in the Memory Box Lush Green 6×6 cardstock pad.

Fun for a change! I stamped the ‘thank you’ sentiment from the NEW Birch Press Design Kind Hearts stamp set.  It’s a gorgeous stamp set! I used Shabby Shutters Distress Oxide for this in the MISTI, inked and stamped 3 or 4 times.

I used the smallest Nested Globes die to stamp ‘Hello’ on. The HELLO stamp is from the Memory Box Peony Garden Wreath stamp set.

I die cut the Memory Box NEW Enchanting Poppy Stems from a white cardstock that has a little bit of texture.  Then I inked the pieces with Shabby Shutters Distress Ink for the leaves and stems.  I inked the poppies with Altenew Cotton Candy Ink and then a little bit of Taylored Expressions Lavender Glaze ink.  It’s tricky getting the right pink to match the plaid paper.   I hope I got close! lol

I added a video directly from my phone, I wish they let me change the size but this is all I get for my money!

I die cut the plaid from the Memory Box Spring Plaid Slim paper pad and edged the cut with the same Shabby Shutters Distress ink.  Regular Distress ink.

Basically a very non traditional poppy!  I will have to do a red one next time!

Last week I posted the poppystamps Grand Whittle Pig card and after I got to thinking it’d make a cute shape card to be used on a gift!  So here’s a quick snapshot of how that turned out when I tried it.  Cute! oink!

Sure you could ‘doll’ it up too!  How about a red bandana at the neck! lol

Another quick video…

Thank you for stopping by today!  I’ll be back tomorrow with a Birthday card!

Here’s what I used on this card…

Memory Box – 94644 Enchanting Poppy…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94532 Nested Globes…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – PP1015S Spring Plaid Slim
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 30094 Wrapped Stitch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1003 Lush Green 6×6 pack
[ STR | SSS ]
Birch Press Design – CL8162 Kind…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5257-D Peony Garden…
[ STR ]
Poppystamps – 2502 Grand Whittle Pig…
[ STR | SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad SHABBY…
[ SSS ]
Altenew SUMMER SHERBET 6 MINI INK…
[ SSS ]
TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
[ TE ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · birch press design · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Shopping · Video

NEW Memory Box dies and New Birch Press Design dies videos…

I’ve been thinking I wanted to share how the NEW Birch Press Design dies are packaged.  I made a short video to show how neat they are!

Next video I’m showing the NEW Memory Box dies and one stamp set release.  Take a look!

You can see both of these releases at Starlitstudio.net, HERE

Thank you for stopping by!  Let me know if you enjoyed seeing the release like this!

All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Flowers · Inlaid Diecutting · LOVE · Oxide Inks · Poppystamps · Thinking of You

Birch Press Design Adornment Peony Card…

Hi friends and papercrafters!  A CAS card to share with you today.

Inlaid die cutting with Birch Press Design’s New Adornment Peony die. I die cut the flower in white and ink blended Picked Raspberry Oxide Ink on the flower petals and Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn Oxide inks on the leaves with Taylored Expressions Blending Brushes. This is an awesome set…the solid dies for backing the die piecing parts is in included!

I die cut the top panel with the Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles Die set.

I stamped the sentiment from the poppystamps  Diamond Sentiments clear stamp set with Peacock Feathers Oxide ink in the MISTI.

I added a scatter of several Memory Box Clear Fairy Drops.

It’s lighter, pinker than my pictures show. ugh.  I tried. lol

It’s unusually warm here so far today…55˚ but suppose to go down to 12˚ before the day is over!  eek!  Guess I’ll stay in and keep working.

NEW Dies/cards on the horizon!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Birch Press Design – 57480 Adornment…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 30094 Wrapped Stitch…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – CB498 Diamond…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Clear Stamps DIAMOND…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – Fairy Drops – clear…
[ STR | SSS ]
TE Blender Brushes
[ TE | SBC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · birch press design · cards · Die Piecing · LOVE · Memory Box · Valentine · Winter

Memory Box House Frame Background LOVE Birdhouse…

Hi everyone! I pulled out a bunch of dies and designed a Wood Grain LOVE birdhouse.  Valentines Day is coming…it’s hard to believe we’re already into the second week of 2022!

I started by die cutting the MB House Frame Background and the heart opening that comes in this die set.

Then I die cut the window and snow/frosting from the MB Gingerbread House Frame Die set.

I cut the MB Wood Grain Planks one time and used them to put siding on the house frame background. Then I ink blended on some Gathered Twigs Distress ink with the mini blending tool.

Then I glued everything together and wanted a sentiment and a branch!

I cut the branch from the MB Serene Bird and Branch die set and glued it flat to the background panel.

I used the MB Pinpoint Leaf Plate for the background panel.  This panel is larger than an A2 size which I really like!  It’s 4 ½ in. x 5 ¾ in. It will fit in an A6 or A7 envelope and still mail for one postage stamp. I inked the edges of the panel with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink and the mini blending tool also. I really like this die!

I added some natural narrow jute before I glued the house down.

I decided the heart opening could be the ‘O’ for the word LOVE.  I decided to use the new poppystamps Marzipan Alphabet Outline and Background stamp set and the coordinating dies.  Super fun alphabet set! ❤

I die cut in white cardsock and stamped the outline in Coffee Ranger Archival Ink.  I just used an acrylic block to stamp… I only had to stamp the L twice. lol 

I like it! YAY! lol  My favorite colors…or I should say my go to colors! haha

Thank you for stopping by today!  Happy cardmaking New Year to you!

 

 

 

Here’s what I used to make this card…click the store abbreviations to go to the product.

Memory Box – 94606 House Frame…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94603 Gingerbread House…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94381 Pinpoint Leaf…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94565 Wood Grain Planks…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94620 Serene Bird and…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – CB504 Marzipan Alphabet…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2464 Marzipan Alphabet…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppy Stamps Clear Stamps MARZIPAN…
[ SSS ]
Linen Thread – 40 yds – by the spool
[ STR ]
hemp cord – Canvas Corp; hemp rope -…
[ STR ]

 

birch press design · cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Ornament · Oxide Inks · Tags · Video · Winter

NEW Memory Box House Frame Dies…

 

Hi everyone! I don’t know which one to start with!  Lots of pictures so I better just get to it!

We all love snowmen, right?  This one is sooooo CUTE!

I think I’m going to have to make a video to show what I used on each one…

I used the House Frame die, the House Frame Background die and the Snowman House Frame die.

Simple Distress Oxide backgound using my blue and purple brushes…I didn’t even add any extra ink!  Then a quick spritz of water.

The trees I used my green Distress oxide brush….no extra ink.

These will be so fun hanging on the Christmas tree or if I can part with them, on a present!

 

Here’s the Nativity House Frame… new navy glitter cardstock from the NEW Festive Glitter 6×6 Pad.

The House and tree are cut from MB woodgrain cardstock and inked with Gathered Twigs Distress ink.

I used the House Frame, the Nativity House Frame and the House Frame Background dies for this ornament.

I love the simplicity of this and want to make more! A great reminder that Jesus is the reason for the season!

 

Next up is the Gingerbread House Frame….. so cute!

Gingerbread…a must have for Christmas!  So many adorable pieces to embellish this cute house!

I used the House Frame, the Gingerbread House Frame and the House Frame Background dies to make this one.

MB woodgrain cardstock again, inked with Gathered Twigs distress ink.  The gum drops and peppermint glitter is from the new Festive glitter pad and last years Holiday glitter pad.

 

Last, I thought it’d be fun to make a birdhouse from the House Frame Background die!  I made it a tag.  I think I’ll still hang it on the tree as an ornament though.

I used some elements from the Gingerbread House Frame die also.

I heat embossed the word JOY from the NEW Birch Press Design Contempo Christmas Greetings stamp set.

It needed some green!  So I cut the NEW Curled Holly Branch from the Fresh Green 6×6 cardstock pad and embellished the berries with Nuvo drops.

I felt like it needed a bird. lol  I couldn’t get it to work to suit me though so I put the bird I made on the back!

He is from the MB Perched Bird die… just brushed on ink with my oxide ink brushes again.  I love how that works and so fast…who knew that an inky brush could be so handy! lol

These aren’t as big as they look in my pictures… they are approximately 3 ½ in. wide and 3 ½ in. tall.  Perfect ornament size!

Editing and adding this video…watch it on You Tube for better quality!

Whew… did you make it through this long post!  I almost didn’t! lol  I kept taking pictures over!  My computer desktop is a mess of pictures! lol

But I love making so I keep doing this! haha   We’ll inspire each other to get in the Christmas spirit!

Links below for what I used…ttul!  Tap STR for starlitstudio.net, SSS for Simon Says Stamp (code CZY444) and SBC for Scrapbook.com

Thank you!

Memory Box – 94601 House Frame craft die
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94606 House Frame…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94604 Snowman House…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94602 Nativity House…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94603 Gingerbread House…
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Memory Box – 94599 Curled Holly…
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Memory Box – 94244 Perched Bird craft…
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Birch Press Design – 8162 Contempo…
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Birch Press Design CONTEMPO CHRISTMAS…
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Memory Box – GP1006 Festive Glitter Pad
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Memory Box – GP1005 Holiday Glitter Pad
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Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss – Red Berry
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All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Flowers · Masculine · Memory Box · Mini Slim Card · Oxide Inks · Poppystamps · Slimline · Spring · Techniques · Thank You

Memory Box Floral Collage and Birch Press Design Crystal Lingo Cards…

Hello everyone!  Here’s to flowers blooming everywhere!

I combined some dies for this card…nothing stamped on this one!  I LOVE this Jumbled Line Collage die…new from Memory Box.

The flowers are from the release before this last one.  I used the Layered Daisies, Layered Fresh Flowers and Thank You Posh Script dies.

Five of the new Memory Box Fairy Jewels and two of the Memory Box 6×6 cardstock pads.  I love that there are three shades for each of the 4 colors in the pads.  I used Berry Red and Lush Green.

The Jumbled Line Collage lends itself to any card size.  I made this one in the Mini Slim Size, 3 ½ by 6 inches.

Oh the leaves and berry branches are from the poppystamps Woven Basket Pop Up Easel Set.

My next card is Bright too! lol

Here’s a simple slim line card… I ink blended five colors of Distress Oxide onto a piece of cardstock using Taylored Expressions Ink blender brushes.  I let it dry overnight and heat embossed with white powder the slim line size stamp from Birch Press Design, Crystal Lingo.

The Happy and Birthday To You stamps are both from the same set and there are dies to cut out the big words.

I colored HAPPY with Copic Sketch Markers.

I used the Memory Box Slim Basic Rectangle Layers dies to cut the stamped panel and the black layer.

It kinda reminds me of a box of crayons! lol

Some beautiful days this week here in Iowa.  We live in a big old house with two Central air units… the one for the 2nd and 3rd floor pooped out on us Tuesday. ugh ugh ugh.  I like being cool!  So, here’s hoping we can get a new unit in fast!  It could be challenging, especially sleeping.

I’ll get off and figure out what I need to do next without getting hot! lol

Some of the supplies I used to make these cards… and while I have you here… look at the June Clearance SALE at Scrapbook.com!  I found some things I needed for birthdays!  yay!  Tons of good stuff!

Memory Box – 94529 Thank You Posh…
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Memory Box – 94474 Layered Fresh…
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Memory Box – 94472 Layered Daisies…
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Memory Box – 94560 Jumbled Line…
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Poppystamps – 2463 Woven Basket Pop…
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Memory Box – SP1001 Berry Red 6×6 pack
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Memory Box – SP1003 Lush Green 6×6 pack
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Memory Box/Open Studio – Fairy Jewels…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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Birch Press Design – 8155 Crystal…
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Birch Press Design CRYSTAL LINGO…
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Memory Box – 94556 Slim Basic…
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birch press design · cards · Die Piecing · LOVE · Memory Box

Birch Press Design Kinsley Heart Layers Card…

Back today with a heart card…when I looked at this die pkg, I got the idea to try it in succulent colors…

I wanted some texture so I started with the new Memory Box Pinpoint Snowflake Plate die for the background in TE Sweet Basil cardstock, regular A2 size.

Then I decided I wanted to use the new Memory Box Woodgrain Heart die to layer the heart layers, die cut in TE Toffee and inked with Distress Gathered Twigs ink and the mini ink blending tool.

I always like to have a sentiment so I used the new Memory Box Sending Love Posh Script again… three layers of cardstock, the top layer is inked with regular Distress inks… some purples.

The new Birch Press Design Kinsley Heart layers are die cut, Layer C in white and inked for the purple,  Layer B in TE Peapod cardstock and inked in TE peapod ink and Layer A in TE Sweet Basil and inked in TE Sweet Basil ink.

I tied it up with that fun May Arts twine and it was done.

Thank you for stopping by!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Birch Press Design – 57399 Kinsley…
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Memory Box – 94543 Sending Love Posh…
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Memory Box – 94552 Woodgrain Heart…
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Memory Box – 94513 Pinpoint Snowflake…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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TE Premium Ink – Mini Ink Pads
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TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
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May Arts NATURAL Twine String Burlap
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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birch press design · cards · CAS · Christmas · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Poppystamps · Winter

3 Cards from Memory Box… Let It Snow!

Three cards, three pictures of each, three snowflakes or four!  ❤

I’ll start with this Clean and Simple one…still loving this blue green pine needle color!

Just a strip of Memory Box plaid with gold foil lines in it…

poppystamps Shiny Snowflakes again…

Memory Box Pointy Pine Needle Sprigs die and Let It Snow sentiment from Memory Box Spirit of Christmas stamp set.

Card size 5 ½ inches square.

Next one is another wreath…wreaths are always in season!

Same Let It Snow sentiment, same snowflakes but I went back to the new Memory Box Bountiful Wreath.  Die cut and inked with a little Distress ink.

Some Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide ink brushed on to shadow the die cut.

This one is 5 ¼ inches square…

The last one is a statement in contrast for sure! 😀

Bold plaid from the Memory Box Christmas Plaid 6×6 pad…same sentiment…same snowflakes with the addition of Birch Press Design Frosty Flake Layer Die set…I used all three, A, B and C.

The day I was making these it snowed big time, then it didn’t snow the next day but it snowed again yesterday!  It’s nice and bright here! Now that I’m sitting here looking at the pictures, I kinda wish I’d tried black for the top, fine snowflake layer….hehe… next time!

Here it is January 2nd already.  It feels like we had three Saturdays this week!  Anybody else think that too?! lol

Thanks for stopping by today! All the best to you and happy cardmaking new year too!

Products I used to make these cards…

Memory Box – 94487 Pointy Pine Needle…
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Memory Box – CL5261-D Spirit of…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps SPIRIT OF…
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Memory Box – PP1009 Christmas Plaid…
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Poppystamps – Die – Shiny Snowflakes
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Memory Box – 94490 Bountiful Wreath…
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Birch Press Design – 57388 Frosty…
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Ranger Ink – Archival Ink Pad – Jet…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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