Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Masculine · Pop up card · Summer

Lawn Fawn Basketball Birthday Platform Pop Up Card and SALE….

Hi everybody!  I had so much fun making these pop ups!  Inspired by the Lawn Fawn design team!  I’m so happy how this turned out!

I stamped, colored with Copic Sketch Markers and die cut all the images.

Here’s a close up…I die cut the Happy Birthday die in white and black, glued them together a little offset.

A phone picture just because it captures it a little different.

Holler if you have any questions!

Thanks for stopping by and Happy 4th of July!  BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

SALE!

 

What I used to make this card…

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Giant…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Really…
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Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
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Lawn Fawn SET REALLY HIGH FIVE Clear…
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Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – All-Star
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Lawn Fawn SET ALL-STAR Clear Stamps…
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Sunny Studio Stamps – Clear…
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Sunny Studio TEAM PLAYER Snippets Die…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
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Lawn Fawn – 8.5 x 11 – Woodgrain…
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Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Masculine · Memory Box · Pop up card · Taylored Expressions

Lawn Fawn Platform Pop Up Birthday Beach Card…

I have a few of these interactive cards to share with you in the next few days.  The kids all have them now.  I forgot to take a picture to show that it fits in an envelope but it does!

I used some Lawn Fawn stamp sets for the images and the sentiment is from Taylored Expressions.

I sure had fun coloring these.  I used Copic Sketch markers and a little white gel pen.

I had to make the sun because I didn’t have a big enough sun die.  I used a Memory Box slimline die and stitch circle die.

I use pattern paper for the interactive platform die cut.  It works better if it’s not a heavyweight cardstock, in my opinion.

I found a yo yo stamp in a Paper Smooches stamp set.  This card is for Henry and he’s quite the yo yo expert!  I love it!

Holler if you have any questions!  My last photo is a phone picture…a little bit different color wise.

Linking to some Card Challenges…

Double D Challenge – Beach Time

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Lawn Fawnatics – Summertime Fun

Thank you for stopping by today!  Hope my card made you smile and think about relaxing!  If you were handing outside here this week, you’d get blown away!  lol

ttul,

 

 

 

Here’s what I used to make this card…

(SSS coupon code is 5BUCKS through 8/15)

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
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Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – On the…
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Lawn Fawn – Clear Photopolymer Stamps…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Life…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies -…
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copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
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Simple Strips Background
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Simple Strips Die
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All Occasion · birch press design · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Flowers · Hot Foiling · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Summer · sympathy · Thinking of You

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…
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Poppystamps – 2526 Petite Blooms…
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Poppystamps – PSF804 You Are Amazing…
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Birch Press Design – 57487 Simple…
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Memory Box – 30094 Wrapped Stitch…
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Memory Box/Open Studio – Fairy Jewels…
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Spellbinders Glimmer Essential…
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Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
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Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil System
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Summer · Thinking of You

poppystamps Grand Whittle Ice Cream Card…

Hi everyone! It’s that time of year when we’re all trying to keep cool! This card makes me smile because Breyers Natural Neapolitan Ice Cream is a favorite around here!

I made this card before I made the flower cards the other day and without even realizing I used strips again! lol   I love how it turned out!

So cute and screams SUMMER!

I’ll link up what I used below…straight forward for the most part.  I made the narrow frame by taping two of the Memory Box Basic Rectangle dies together.  (I leave them taped together just in case I need to make another before I need them apart!)

I stamped the sentiments then used the sentiment die that comes in the NEW poppystamps Modest Greetings set. 

This last shot is a little too pink… I didn’t try to change it but it’s Taylored Expressions Strawberry Milkshake cardstock, I’ll ink below.

Thanks for stopping by! I appreciate it!  I can’t believe it’s almost the 4th of July!  I haven’t made a 4th card yet this year but I love making patriotic cards.  I made a card to share next with Memory Box NEW Release.  Then I have a bunch of birthday cards to share so I hope you don’t get tired of me blasting you with blog posts!  😀

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Poppystamps – 2505 Grand Whittle Ice…
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Poppystamps – CL484 Whittle Everyday…
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Poppystamps – CL503 Life is Sweet…
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Ranger Ink Potting Soil Ink Pad by…
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Memory Box RECTANGLE BASICS SET Open…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Memory Box – CLD101 Clear Fairy Drops
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Poppystamps – PSF802 Modest Greetings…
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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…
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Birch Press Design – 57505 Star…
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Birch Press Design – 57500 Fuddled…
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Poppystamps – PSF808 Modest Greetings…
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Birch Press Design – CL8162 Kind…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Simple…
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Scrapbook Adhesives Crafty Foam Tape…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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Sizzix – White and Gray – Big Shot…
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Altenew · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Masculine · Slimline · Summer · Sunny Stamp Studio · Waffleflower Crafts

Baseball Birthday Boy Card…

Hi everyone! Always birthdays happening around here! Rogan turned 8 June 1st and I’m just now getting this posted.  I don’t think I’ve gotten all the other birthdays posted either so this is probably good that I’m getting this one done!

I really liked this card!  Usually I like to do something interactive but there’s not enough sports stamps in my stash so the interactive part came on the inside.  I really like the sets I used though and am getting a lot of use out of them!

I had some baseball washi tape that kinda covered up the fact that this die has scallop edges.

I used An Altenew Alphabet set on the front and the stamps and dies from Sunny Studio and Waffleflower.  Here’s another card I used the Batter set for.

Rogan likes to keep busy playing sports or helping his dad.

I loved using the alphabet for his name and embellishing it… now I want to do it everytime but I probably better not. lol

Thanks for stopping by today!  Hope your day is a HOME RUN! haha

 

 

 

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Altenew – Dies – Caps Bold Alphabet
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Sunny Studio TEAM PLAYER Clear Stamp…
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Sunny Studio TEAM PLAYER Snippets Die…
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Waffle Flower Crafts – Craft Dies and…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Pop-Up…
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Paper House Productions – StickyPix -…
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Hot Foiling · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Poppystamps

poppystamps Perfect Posies Bouquet Card…

Hi everyone! Another floral card to share today.  I need to glue pink paper flowers to my three hydrangea bushes!  No flowers on them yet!

I die cut the poppystamps NEW Perfect Posies Bouquet die two times in white.  I inked up one in green distress oxide colors using an ink blending brush and the other I trimmed off some of the flowers to ink up in pink distress oxide colors.

There are a few blooms on this Posies die that match up with the blooms in the NEW poppystamps Petite Blooms Flower Set, so I used the two smaller sizes of those for pink blooms.

I cut an A2 size panel of white cardstock, die cut it with the Memory Box Pinpoint Leaf Plate, then embossed it with the Memory Box Blooming Sweet Pea 3D Embossing Folder.  The dots make it look like a bee has been buzzing around! lol

I used a white Posca pen to color the little green blooms white on the green Perfect Posies Bouquet die cut.

Memory Box has come out with a lot of Foil and Cut die sets this time.  This is a new to me technique but I’m getting the hang of it.  I really like how pretty and elegant they make a card sentiment.

For this card I used the NEW poppystamps Modest Greetings 1 Foil and Cut die set.  Gold foil on white cardstock.  I love having a die to just cut one sentiment.  I’m not one to make a bunch of stuff ahead.  I just make as I go along to go with what I’m making.  It’d be fun to do a survey and find out how many make a bunch of elements and then sit down and make cards.  I wish I could.  It overwhelms me to have too much to choose from.  Interesting… I bet there’d be a lot of creative ways to go about making cards!

There’s a NEW Memory Box Intricate Mini Butterflies die so I had to add one to my card.  I die cut it in white and inked it with Squeezed Lemon Distress Oxide ink.

I added some Fairy Drops and it was done.  YAY!  It’s kinda vintagey looking in a modern way!

I can’t believe it’s Friday already!  Hope you’re getting some Summer things done…eek!  It’s time I did! lol

ttul,

Here’s what I used to make this card

Poppystamps – 2514 Perfect Posies…
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Poppystamps – 2526 Petite Blooms…
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Poppystamps – PSF802 Modest Greetings…
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Memory Box – 94641 Intricate Mini…
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Memory Box – 94381 Pinpoint Leaf…
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Memory Box – EF1020 Blooming Sweet…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
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Memory Box – CLD101 Clear Fairy Drops
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POSCA 3M Fine Bullet Tip Pen – White
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Interactive · Spellbinders dies

Spellbinders 20th Birthday Celebration and SALE!

Hi everyone! Time to celebrate another birthday!  It’s hard to believe Spellbinders has been around 20 years!  I can remember when they first started in the papercrafting business! Remember the Wizard?  We’ve come a long way! lol

I had the opportunity to post for them today and you know I’m always up for an interactive die design! 

I’m showing my take on the Pick Your Greeting Slider Die set, the Slider Bar Accents die set and the Complimentary Slider Greetings stamp set. They’re all a part of the Birthday Celebrations Collection.

As you pull the tab, the arrow moves up and down the sentiments…

So cute! I think this would be super fun with stickers also for a quick and easy card…last minute…although just die cutting is fast too.

Just looking at these pictures makes me want cake! haha

I put a little white pigment ink on the die and pressed the die cut back in the die to get the letters ‘PULL’ to show up more.

I die cut the white tab frame in white cardstock and used mounting tape strips on three sides and small pieces on the top for the stopper.

On the inside it’s very clean and simple but a GREAT BIRTHDAY message!

And back to the top!  I love easy to make interactive cards.  Super cute sets… check them out at the links below! If you’re like me, you always need more birthday cards! Enjoy the celebration!

p.s. I added a reel with another slider made with stickers on Instagram… go see it HERE and turn up your volume!  ❤   


Spellbinders is having a birthday special right now… $20 OFF your next purchase of $100 and a Bonus $20 OFF Machines! 

Discount applied in the cart…

Spellbinders – The Birthday…
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Spellbinders – The Birthday…
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Spellbinders – The Birthday…
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The Birthday Celebrations Bundle –…
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S5-502 Spellbinders BE BOLD BLOOMS…
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Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Foam Strips…
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Spellbinders – Platinum 6 – Die…
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Spellbinders – Quick Trimmer for Foil…
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Flowers · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Spring

Memory Box Charlotte Blooms and More…

Are you a fan of lime?  This is one of the sheets from the Memory Box Lush Green 6×6 cardstock pad!  It turned out fun!

Love this sentiment set from Poppystamps too! I stamped it directly on the panel, then on white and cut out the banner and mounted it over the stamped banner. Say It Big is the stamp set and it has coordinating dies too!  Love that!

For this card I die cut the NEW Memory Box Charlotte Blooms dies in white cardstock and with the mini ink blending tool, colored the centers with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.

I die cut the Leaves from the Charlotte set in the same green as the background.

I glued the flowers and leaves directly to the green card panel.  The only thing popped up a bit is the banner.

This is an A6 size card.

The first card I made using the Charlotte Blooms and Leaves die set is the one below…I die cut in the yellows from the Memory Box 6×6 Sunny Orange cardstock pad.  The flower centers from the Earth Neutral pad. The leaves from the Lush Green pad.

For the butterfly I used the Memory Box Gloriosa Butterly Duo Outlines die, the smaller one from the set and the underneath butterfly is the NEW Memory Box Ava Butterflies die, die cut from the Sunny Orange cardstock pad.  Fun!  It you use Ava on it’s own, you can fluff up the sections I think.  I still have to try it. lol

I wanted to tie in the foiled New Memory Box Posh Birthday Wishes hot foil and die set so I used the poppystamps Scalloped Stitch Frames die cut in Woodsy Plaid 6×6 pad and NEW Polished Foil 6×6 pad.

Kraft cardbase and A2 size.

Thank you for stopping by today!  We’re watching the grass grow, thankful for rain!

Here’s what I used on my cards if you want to take a closer look!

Memory Box – MBF004 Posh Birthday…
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Memory Box – 94645 Charlotte Blooms…
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Memory Box – 94383 Gloriosa Butterfly…
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Memory Box – 94643 Ava Butterflies…
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Poppystamps – 2478 Scalloped Stitch…
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Ranger Ink Jet Black Archival Ink Pad
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Poppystamps – CB510 Say It Big clear…
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Poppy Stamps Clear Stamps SAY IT BIG…
[ SSS ]
Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | SSS | TE ]
Memory Box – PP1018 Woodsy Plaid 6×6…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1003 Lush Green 6×6 pack
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Memory Box – SP1002 Sunny Orange 6×6…
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Memory Box – SP1009 Earth Neutral 6×6…
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Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil -…
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GLS-003 Spellbinders GLIMMER HOT FOIL…
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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…
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Birch Press Design – BPF513 Hugs…
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Poppystamps – 2478 Scalloped Stitch…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe – Robin’s Egg
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Scrapbook Adhesives Crafty Foam Tape…
[ STR ]
Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
[ SSS ]
Spellbinders Glimmer Essential…
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Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil System
[ SBC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
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Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
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Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
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Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
[ BLIC ]
Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush…
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Strathmore MIXED MEDIA VELLUM SURFACE…
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Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor…
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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…
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Birch Press Design WISPY BLOOMS…
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Poppy Stamps MODEST GREETINGS 1 Hot…
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Memory Box NESTED GLOBES Craft Dies…
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Memory Box BERRY RED 6×6 Paper Pack…
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Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9×12 140lb…
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad RUSTIC…
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Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad PEELED…
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Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad PRIZE…
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MISTI PRECISION STAMPER VERSION 2.0…
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Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
[ SSS ]
GLF 014 Spellbinders GOLD Glimmer…
[ SSS ]
All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Easel · Flowers · Foiling · Interactive · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Spring · Thinking of You

poppystamps Brilliant Geraniums Flower Set Easel Card…

Hi everyone! I haven’t purchased my red geraniums yet!  I need to get shopping!  Today’s card I brought out the poppystamps Woven Basket Pop Up Easel Set to plant my flowers in!

I die cut and edged all my pieces with Gathered Twigs Distress ink and the mini ink blending tool.

I love this NEW poppystamps Brilliant Geraniums Flower Set! I used an old mouse pad and stylus to do a little flower shaping also.

Here’s a close up of the HELLO from the NEW poppystamps Birthday Wishes Poe Script Hot Foil Plate and Dies set.

I used Gold Hot Foil but I didn’t get a great picture that shows the goldness! lol

I backed the basket and used a strip on the base of a plaid from the Memory Box Woodsy Plaid 6×6 paper pad.

Memory Box Fairy Dewdrops for the flower centers…

Showing how it fits in an envelope.  I will use an A6 size when I mail this.  My flower is up to high for an A2.

It didn’t want to lay completely flat without me holding it down, but it does go completely flat.

I put the flowers together like they’re shown on the front of the package.  I put the easel card together just like it shows on the back of the package!  That helps so much to have pictures!

I’m linking to some Blog Challenges…

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Addicted to Stamps and More – Die Cuts and/or Stencils

Everything is super green here!  I have ferns for the front porch, now I just need a couple red baskets for the back porch.  Let the watering begin!

Do any of you have Boston Ferns?  How do you water them?  Mine are always so full, it’s hard to get water to go in from the top, so I fill up a pail of water, take the fern down and sit the pot in the pail of water and let it soak up.  I’ve had really good luck with that in the past but I wonder if there’s a faster way?!

Thank you for stopping by and I’ll talk to you later!

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

Poppystamps – 2521 Brilliant…
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Poppystamps – PSF807 Birthday Wishes…
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Poppystamps – 2463 Woven Basket Pop…
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Memory Box – PP1018 Woodsy Plaid 6×6…
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Memory Box WOODSY PLAID 6×6 Paper…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – Christmas Fairy Dewdrops
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Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
[ SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Flowers · Memory Box · Mini Slim Card · Spring · Thank You · Thinking of You

Memory Box NEW Lavender Bouquet and Posh Thank You Hot Foil…

Hi everyone! Have you had time to look at the NEW Memory Box release and see the NEW Hot Foil Plate and Cutting Die sets?  Today I used the NEW Posh Thank You set and I love it on the Memory Box Black Glossy cardstock!

I started with a mini slimline panel.  Then I was thinking backgrounds…I love Memory Box Collage dies and I grabbed the Jumbled Line Collage and found all the positive pieces from cutting a few times in the envelope!  YAY! Make my own tile/brick looking wall to show off the lavender!

I ran a couple stripes of ATG adhesive down the panel and just started placing the strips…they’re very random lengths.  I didn’t go by anything, just picked up and stuck them on.

I die cut the lavender in lilac and green cardstocks, trimmed off the stems from the lilac ones and glued the top to the green.

I glued the stems directly over the strips, then glued the thank you directly over the stems.  No mounting tape was used on this one!

The panel is glued directly on the mini slimline cardbase too!

Easy to make, easy to mail!  yay!

Thank you for stopping by!  Curious what your favorite new dies are from this release?!

Shopping links to what I used on this card..

Memory Box – 94640 Lavender Bouquet…
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Memory Box – MBF012 Posh Thank You…
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Memory Box – 94560 Jumbled Line…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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ATG tool
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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Tombow MONO MULTI Liquid Glue Two…
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Memory Box – SH44004 Black Glossy…
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Spellbinders – Glimmer Hot Foil -…
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Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
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Bazzill Card Shoppe – Spearmint Stick
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Bazzill Card Shoppe – Sour Grape
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Flowers · Memory Box · Thinking of You · Watercolor

Memory Box Bouquet Blooms and Leaves and Butterfly Coterie Collage Card…

Hi and hugs to everyone today!  Memory Box has lots of NEW flower dies and word dies too! I love how this hugs snugged up into the card design!

I started with an A2 cardbase in extra heavyweight kraft cardstock.  Next I die cut the NEW Butterfly Coterie Collage die in a white panel I cut a half inch smaller than A2 width and height.

Then I die cut the Bouquet Blooms and Leaves NEW dies in Canson XL watercolor paper and colored them with Distress reinkers.  I sprayed water on the cuts and then brushed on some of the refill and let it spread, added more until I was happy-ish.  I kinda like the brightness of the colors against the white and kraft!

I used Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers and Shaded Lilac reinkers.

I die cut the NEW Hugs Daily Script dies in white cardstock and the New Memory Box Black Glossy Heavyweight cardstock.  I really like this glossy black.  I think I say that every post these days! lol

I tied on the jute before I adhered it with thin mounting tape to the kraft cardbase.

There is a stencil that you can buy separately that coordinates with this Butterfly Coterie Collage.  I’m thinking…what to make with them together!

Thanks for stopping by today and be sure to check out all the new products in this Memory Box, poppystamps and Birch Press Design release!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – 94652 Bouquet Blooms and…
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Memory Box – 94642 Butterfly Coterie…
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Memory Box – 94653 Hugs Daily Script…
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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 – SH44004 Black Glossy…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Hot Foiling · Memory Box · Spring

Memory Box NEW RELEASE!!!

Hi everyone!  Have you tried Hot Foil plates yet?  I didn’t think I would but Memory Box has come out with a bunch!  So here I am, jumping in with both feet!  It’s really easy and look how beautiful the NEW Posh Happy Birthday Hot Foil Plate and Cutting Die set is in gold on Memory Box Glossy Black heavyweight cardstock!  WOW!

So I created a card with three other NEW dies, Sweet Poppy Stem, Ruffled Poppy Stem, Graceful Poppy Stems and Memory Box 6×6 cardstock paper pads.

This card came together easily!  The flower parts fit together so well… I just followed the picture on the front of the envelope/packaging.  I did mount them with really thin foam mounting tape.

The shine is so pretty in real life and not quite this gold in color.  I should’ve been thinking while snapping pictures to make sure I captured that but alas, I didn’t! ugh.

I used the Memory Box Stylish Rectangle Trio, the largest size die, to frame these beauties!

Have fun checking out the new release and if you ever have any questions about size or want a picture of a die, just holler at me!

Thank you so much for stopping by!  More to come!

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

Memory Box – 94648 Sweet Poppy Stem…
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Memory Box – 94651 Graceful Poppy…
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Memory Box – 94667 Ruffled Poppy Stem…
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Memory Box – MBF011 Posh Happy…
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Memory Box – 94416 Stylish Rectangle…
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Memory Box – SH44004 Black Glossy…
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GLF 014 Spellbinders GOLD Glimmer…
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Couture Creations HOT FOIL AND…
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