Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Doodlebug Designs · Shape Cards · Snowman · Winter

Doodlebug Winter Wonderland Snowglobe Mini Shape Card…

Hi friends and cardmakers!  A little more snow here today so a good day to post a cute little snowglobe card I made for one of our grands birthday.

These super cute images are from the Doodlebug Winter Wonderland stamp set and coordinating die set.

The card looks big in my photos but it’s really only 3 x 3 inches!  ❤  The images are small but so cute and easy to color.  I used Copic sketch markers. The largest snowman is 1 ½ inches tall.

I stamped the snowglobe, colored the base, then die cut another snowglobe for the card back.  Scored the back at the top so it would open…glued it above the score line to the card front.

I love how it turned out… charming! It would be a cute tag too.

Hope it made you smile!  I’m going to link it to the #SnowmenOfJanuary event on social media right now.

Thank you for stopping by!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Doodlebug Doodle Stamps – Winter…
[ STR | SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Doodlebug Design – Let It Snow…
[ SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
[ SBC | SSS | ACH | BLIC ]
Waffle Flower Crafts – Blending Brushes
[ SBC | SSS | ACH | TE ]
Shop – Ink, Paint & Markers – Copic…
[ TE | SSS | BLIC ]
Simon Says Stamp BLENDING BRUSH and…
[ SSS ]

 

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Easel · Interactive · LOVE · Memory Box · Pop up card · Poppystamps · Valentine

poppystamps NEW Whittle Happy Unicorn (horse today) Barn Easel Card…

Hi everyone! It’s freezin season but the sun is shining and it’s warm enough for me in the house! haha

poppystamps came out with this NEW Whittle Happy Unicorn die and I wasn’t in a unicorn mood after I die cut in white I guess. I decided to try an inked Distress Ink unicorn that ended up a horse! lol

Then I remembered the poppystamps Country Barn Pop Up Easel die set and I was off after two other starts!

I had some fun with the Memory Box Heart Streamer Globe die.  It was one of my starts but I decided not to use it this time but then I decided to cut the streamers off and use them on the barn!  Barns always need embellished, right?!

I’m pretty tickled with how it turned out.  I took a bunch of pictures hoping they show what I did.

I made a little stand for the tufts of grass die cuts cut in TE Peapod cardstock and that whole piece with the horse lays down on the inside when you fold it up.

The horse is kinda like a second easel…

A strip of cardstock that I scored at ¼ in, glued the grass and then the horse to the ¼ inch part.

The sentiment, from the poppystamps Whittle Wild Animal Sentiments clear stamp set, is heat embossed on Taylored Expressions Cherry Pop cardstock with Lawn Fawn white embossing powder.

I put the easel together just like it shows on the back of the package.  I have to look every time! lol

It folds flat to fit in the envelope…

I’m not sure who I’ll send this too but hopefully someone that loves horses!

Holler if you have any questions!

Now back to the other two starts and see if they go anywhere!  There’s another new unicorn set with smaller unicorns and rainbows.  Cute!

Thank you for stopping by today! We’re headed toward Valentines Day at a gallop! haha

ttul!

Here’s the products I used to make this card…thank you for using my links to shop.  (SSS code for $5 off – LVEYU842)

Poppystamps – 2370 Whittle Unicorn…
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Memory Box – 94558 Heart Streamer…
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Poppystamps – 2443 Country Barn Pop…
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Poppystamps – 2342 Little Bit of Turf…
[ STR ]
Poppystamps – CL500 Whittle Wild…
[ STR | SSS ]
New MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC | SSS ]
MINI MISTI PRECISION STAMPER 6×7…
[ SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
[ STR | SBC | SSS | ACH ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
[ STR ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | TE | ACH ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
[ SBC | BLIC ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC | SSS | ACH | BLIC ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Flowers · Get Well · Memory Box · Thinking of You

NEW Memory Box Gentle Blossom Watercolor Floral Card…

Hello Friend! How is your January going?  I woke up to HUGE snowflakes coming down…living in a snowglobe for a few hours!

I don’t have a snow card ready to post though! lol

This flower is a NEW die from Memory Box…isn’t it pretty?  I added three die cuts of the MB Gentle Pine Needle Sprig behind it.

I used MB 6×6 cardstock pads and the gingham is from the MB Christmas Plaid 6×6 pad. Links below. (I don’t see the pattern paper anymore so I linked to a poppystamps stamp that makes a similar pattern)

This card ended up 5 ½ inches square. 

The sentiment is the NEW Memory Box Hello Friend Posh Script die.  I love it!  Love how it cuts out the inner pieces and looks so nice!

It feels like a little bit of Christmas coming into the new year here but I’m sure it could be a beautiful Spring floral card too, for any occasion!

I didn’t use a lot of foam mounting tape.  I glued the pine directly to the card panel, the floral has thin foam mounting tape under the center and the word die is on foam mounting tape. 

Very easy dies to work with!  Could be quick and easy!  I had to walk away for a bit to decide how to bring in the pattern paper and then it hit me to add the pine! It just needed something…I’m thinking there are other dies in the MB collection that would be excellent additions to this flower.

That’s it for now.  I have to get in the groove.  A bunch of birthday cards need to be made before I’m late for all of them instead of just two! ha

Have a great weekend…it looks like someone here will be blowing and plowing and it’s not me! ha

What I used to make this card…

Memory Box – 94618 Gentle Blossom…
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Memory Box – 94586 Hello Friend Posh…
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Memory Box – 94597 Gentle Pine Needle…
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Memory Box – SP1001 Berry Red 6×6 pack
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Memory Box – SP1003 Lush Green 6×6 pack
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – SP1009 Earth Neutral 6×6…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – CL478 Picnic Plaid…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | TE ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
[ STR | 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…
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Memory Box – 94603 Gingerbread House…
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Memory Box – 94381 Pinpoint Leaf…
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Memory Box – 94565 Wood Grain Planks…
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Memory Box – 94620 Serene Bird and…
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Poppystamps – CB504 Marzipan Alphabet…
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Poppystamps – 2464 Marzipan Alphabet…
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Poppy Stamps Clear Stamps MARZIPAN…
[ SSS ]
Linen Thread – 40 yds – by the spool
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hemp cord – Canvas Corp; hemp rope -…
[ STR ]

 

Christmas · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Lawn Fawn · Memory Box · Tags

Memory Box Twiggy Alphabet Tags…

Good morning!  The weather outside was frightful yesterday! lol  I didn’t blow away so I’ve got some tags to share!

I LOVE this new alphabet die set from Memory Box…here I used the main letters, die cut in the tag and inlaid the white die letters in the tag then.  I used scor-tape on the back of the tag to hold them in and another tag so the back looks nice.

I used Sizzix Sticky Sheet Grid to line up the dies for die cutting.

Here’s what they look like if you use both the main letter and the backer piece.

I had fun!  I wanted to make the light bulbs more colorful but I made them to match the wrapping paper I have.

I had to paint the beads but it wasn’t a big deal… I used skewers and toothpicks! Acrylic paint dries fast.

Lawn Fawn’s light bulb die set worked perfect for me.

So fun!  I love doing stuff like this!

I used Taylored Expressions cardstocks…

Hemp twine to tie on the beads… black eyelets in the holes.

I glued the electrical wire on and used mounting tape to mount the bulbs.

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you’re having fun making too… it’s down to the wire!  Tomorrow is the homeschool Christmas party my granddaughters and I are doing tag make and takes for.  We have six different tags ready…25 of each.  Probably too many. lol  Fun! Fun!

ttul!

Here’s what I used to make these tags…

Memory Box – 94581 Twiggy Alphabet…
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Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – String…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | TE ]
We R Memory Keepers – Eyelets -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Trimmings – Hemp…
[ SBC ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Scor-Tape; Scor Tape
[ STR | SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Sticky Grid 5/Pkg,…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]

cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Taylored Expressions

Memory Box Layered Poinsettia and Pinpoint Daisy Background Card…

Hi everyone!  I’ve been a little MIA but rest assured I’ve been ‘elfing’! hohoho!  The granddaughters and I are doing make n takes for the home education group Christmas party here next Friday.  Of course we couldn’t just do one thing! ha!  Good for grandma’s heart to spend time with the grands!  Sometimes you need a good excuse! lol 

So this morning I made a card!  Checking to see if I still remembered how! 

I hadn’t used this Pinpoint Daisy Background yet so I had to play with it a minute.  First thing I did was run it through the machine with a piece of red foil to see if it would transfer!  It did!  I didn’t use it though because I didn’t use a full sheet of red foil. lol  Then I couldn’t decide if it would work with this card so I went with white. 

I love this new Layered Poinsettia die so I used it again. 

This card went together pretty quick compared to some I make.

Taylored Expressions cardstock in Cherry Pop, Cilantro and Poblano Pepper.  Metallic gold for the sentiment.

The gold pearls are from Starlitstudio… love these pearls!  So easy to apply with the mini Nuvo Embellishment tool!

This ended up a little larger than an A2 size because I didn’t cut down the Pinpoint background cut.  It will fit easy in an A7 envelope and travel on one postage stamp. 

Thank you for stopping by today! Season’s Greetings to you and happy last minute cardmaking!  eek!  ❤

Here’s what I used for this card…

Memory Box – 94605 Layered Poinsettia…
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Memory Box – 94621 Pinpoint Daisy…
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Memory Box – 94590 Joy and Cheer…
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Memory Box – 94610 Holly Bundle craft…
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Memory Box – 94600 Pine Needle Trio…
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Pearl Embellishments – flat backed,…
[ STR ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Nuvo Embellishment Tool by Tonic
[ STR ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | TE ]

cards · CAS · Christmas · copics · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Snowman · Winter

poppystamps Whittle Friendly Snowman and Double Joy Card…

Hi everyone!  I’m so happy with this card!  I probably could’ve added more and tried to bling it up but this time I just left him to say JOY to the world! ❤

This is a new poppystamps snowman die… so whimsical and fun!  Oh you know a little holly might’ve been nice… I always think of things after! lol

I put him on a bed of snow from the new poppystamps Layered House Globe die set.

He just melts your heart, doesn’t he?! ❤  Oh…a heart on his belly to represent the O for joy would’ve been super fun too!

I used a plaid paper from last Winter’s 6×6 plaid paper pad called Christmas Plaid!  I’m not finding it to link to anymore but I’ll link to this year’s pad that would work too! ugh.  Sorry about that.  I don’t know why I grabbed this one instead of the new one.

I die cut him from heavy white cardstock and colored his parts with Copic Sketch Markers.  I backed the circles with a smaller punch circle so I would have something to glue his eyes and carrot too.  Then I used mounting tape behind his top part, mounting tape behind the snow hill and mounting tape behind the top parts of the letters J and Y.

I die cut the plaid with the largest Memory Box Stitched Square Layers die. Then I matted it with black cardstock and adhered them to a 5 ½ x 5 ½ piece of green from the Memory Box 6×6  Lush Green cardstock pad. It matches perfectly with this plaid! yay!

‘To The World’ sentiment is from the new Memory Box Festive Christmas Greetings again… this is such a good set!

I love this new poppystamps Double Joy die too… you get so many options with the two dies included in the set!

Mr. Frosty is 5 ½ in. x 5 ½ in. square. So cute!  I need to make some more of these and vary them a little as I go! hehe

Thank you so much for stopping by and your comments and for shopping through my links!  I appreciate it!

ttul,

Here’s what I used to make Frosty!

Poppystamps – 2471 Whittle Friendly…
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Poppystamps – 2476 Double Joy craft die
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Poppystamps – 2488 Layered House…
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Memory Box STITCHED SQUARE LAYERS…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – PP1018 Woodsy Plaid 6×6…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5273D Festive…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box Clear Stamps FESTIVE…
[ SSS ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe – Marshmallow
[ STR | SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE | STR ]
Leader 6 x 6 WHITE Square Envelopes…
[ SSS ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]

cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Easel · Interactive · Masculine · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Winter

poppystamps Cabin Snowglobe Pop Up Easel Card…

Hi everyone!  I’m so in love with this set!  I copied and made it like the photo on the package! lol  I was making it for card kits so I just copied to skip the design process… Thank you Dave/poppystamps for designing and inspiring our cardmaking! ❤

So much potential though, for beautiful Winter cards!  I know I”ll have to make it again and again with other dies too!  I can see a snowman in the picture, can’t you? a sleigh? laughing all the way… brrrr lol

I have a lot of pictures because my camera does better on an overcast day…or maybe it’s me that does better on an overcast day! haha

On the back of the packaging are pictures of how it goes together.  I’ve made a lot of easel cards but I still have to look to remember how these go together.  Very easy.

I love being able to display cards.  I use mine for decorating the mantel until I have to mail them!

The Warmest Wishes sentiment is from Memory Box Festive Christmas Greetings clear stamp set.  So many good sentiment sets anymore from Memory Box and poppystamps…I love it when I can match the front with the inside!

The easel will lay down flat and then into an A2 envelope!  So nice!  I’m sitting here looking at it wishing I could show you IRL! lol

So festive and beautiful!  I love making for Christmas! I hope you’re inspired!  Have a good week and I’ll talk to you later!

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

Poppystamps – 2470 Cabin Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94610 Holly Bundle craft…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5273D Festive…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box Clear Stamps FESTIVE…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box – SH44003 Woodgrain Paper…
[ STR ]
Sunny Studio Stamps – Embossing…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Memory Box – GP1004 Frosted Glitter Pad
[ STR | SSS ]
A2 Envelopes
[ TE ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe
[ STR ]
Bazzill Foil Cardstock – Gold 12×12
[ STR ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
[ STR ]
The Rabbit Hole Designs COTTONTAIL…
[ SSS ]

 

cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Oxide Inks · Poppystamps · Simon Says Stamp · Winter

Simon Says Stamp Handmade Holiday Release…

A snowy hello to you today!  Simon Says Stamp sent me one of their new embossing folders, Snowy Path, to play with for this release.

I hadn’t use the new poppystamps Snowman and Trees die set yet so I thought it would be perfect in this shimmery snowy scene.

oh dear… it just dawned on me that I colored the path as if it was ice! lol  Oh well, you can see it can be a path or a stream!  A Winter Wonderland!

I inked everything with Blender Brushes and Distress Oxide Inks. The carrot nose is a Copic Sketch Orange Marker.

I spritzed with some Frost and Sparkle sprays and Winter Blizzard glitter glue.

A sweet, super shimmery, Winter scene A2 size card.

The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp Inside Christmas Greetings clear set and stamped in Ranger black archival ink.

There are several new embossing folders in this release and stencils and stamps and dies… festive and beautiful!

Thank you for stopping by today!  I’m working on some other cards and hope to show another one on Saturday!   See you again soon!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

SSS $5 off your next order CODE is CZY444.  Valid until 11/20 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Simon Says Stamp Embossing Folder…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps INSIDE…
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Poppy Stamps SNOWMAN AND TREES Dies 2490
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Tonic WHITE BLIZZARD Nuvo Glitter…
[ SSS ]
Tsukineko FROST Sheer Shimmer Spritz…
[ SSS ]
Set of 5 Rainbow Pack BLENDER BRUSHES **
[ SSS ]

cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Slimline

Memory Box Bennet Alphabet Merry Christmas Card…


Hi everyone! I challenged myself to use the new Memory Box Bennet Alphabet for a Christmas card this week…then I thought, I’m going to use unusual colors!  I always say I’m not a ‘pink’ person but we had three daughters and I dressed them in pink frequently! So…here’s some pink for you!

A Slimline card I wish I could show you in real life!  It’s a softer pink, I used Taylored Expressions Pink Champagne cardstock for the pinks and Mint Julep!  There are Copic markers to match these cardstocks also.  I colored the alphabet layer, die cut from Pink Champagne, with RV32.  


I used the Pine Needle Trio dies again.  They seem to be making an appearance on my cards a lot these days! lol  I die cut them in Mint Julep cardstock then colored them with a Copic G21 to match.  The Holly Bundle dies were cut from Mint Julep also, I ran around the outside edge of each holly leaf with the same marker. I die cut the berries from Pink Champagne and colored them with the RV32 and a little dot with a white gel pen.

I die cut a panel from Pink Champagne with one of the Memory Box Wrapped Stitched Slim die set.  Then I die cut a panel from Mint Julep with one of the Memory Box Slim Basic Rectangle die set. I went around the edge of this panel with the chisel tip of the G21 marker to make the panel show up a little more. 

I layered the panels on a white slimline size cardbase.  Several Memory Box Fairy Drop clear domes and it was done. 

Have you tried the Slimline and Mini Slimline card sizes yet?  It’s fun!  Now to make something with kraft, turquoise and red! lol

Have a beautiful weekend! I need to get some shopping done!  

Thank you for stopping by!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – 94582 Bennet Alphabet…
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Memory Box – 94554 Wrapped Stitched…
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Memory Box – 94556 Slim Basic…
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Memory Box – 94600 Pine Needle Trio…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94610 Holly Bundle craft…
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Memory Box – Fairy Drops – clear…
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cards · CAS · Christmas · Die Piecing · Flowers · Memory Box · Slimline · Winter

Memory Box Layered Poinsettia, Slim Confetti Plate, Holly Bundle, Pine Needle Trio and Joy Posh Script Card…

Hello!  Hope you are having a beautiful Saturday! Here’s a little festive holiday in paper finally!  Where did this week go?! 

I used some of the Memory Box 6×6 cardstock pads for the poinsettias, pines and holly… I love having the different tones of reds to combine!  I didn’t add any inking to the petals but I think that would really take these petals up a notch!

Isn’t this NEW Joy Posh Script die beautiful!  I love it in the foil gold cardstock!

I die cut the NEW Slim Confetti Plate in heavyweight white cardstock and left some of the circles in place for fun!

I die cut a piece of gold cardstock with a Memory Box Slim Basic Rectangle die and layered it behind the Confetti panel.

I adhered both panels to a slim line cardbase.

I used pieces of foam mounting tape to adhere the poinsettias on first, making sure there was room to stick the holly and pine under the petals.  The Holly leaves are adhered with foam mounting tape also.  The Pine Needle Trio dies, I glued directly to the cardbase.

Here’s a couple more process photos…

I used the die package for constructing the poinsettias. In the pictures you see the two main pieces, then you glue the three separate leaves on matching them up too… anyway, that’s what I did! lol

Then I played with placement a little and took a picture with my phone so I would know where to put them when I transferred to the cardbase! 

My pictures are all on different days!  Different weather conditions every day… so much for natural light! lol 

You know the dies are beautiful though because Memory Box dies make the prettiest Christmas cards!  You will have fun with these festive dies and they all cut beautifully!

I’m going to go out and enjoy some sunshine for a little while!  yay!  Take care and I’ll be back here soon! 

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

Memory Box – 94605 Layered Poinsettia…
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Memory Box – 94551 Slim Confetti…
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Memory Box – 94556 Slim Basic…
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Memory Box – 94610 Holly Bundle craft…
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Memory Box – 94600 Pine Needle Trio…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94591 Joy Posh Script…
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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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Bazzill Foil Cardstock – Gold 12×12
[ STR ]

cards · CAS · Christmas · copics · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Winter

Memory Box Florentina Wreath and Merry Christmas Posh Script Card…

Hi everyone! Have you started on your Christmas card stash yet?  I’m working away dreaming of all the fun stuff there is out there to make!

Today’s card is a couple new dies and a sentiment from a new stamp set that I used on a previous card.

I die cut the new Florentina Wreath in heavyweight white cardstock and colored it with Copics.

Then I decided to inlay it back into the white panel that I die cut it from!  I love how it looks!  Hopefully you can see it in some of my pictures.

I wish I’d used a lighter brown for the branch so the red berries would’ve shown up better but the dot of white gel pen did help!

Very easy to inlay back in because there’s only the outside panel and the inside panel pieces to piece the wreath back into!  Super easy and classy looking!  That word gives me another idea… die cutting the wreath and then using embossing ink, gold embossing powder and heat embossing to make the wreath gold!

This is an A2 size card… the wreath panel is 4 x 5 ¼ in. then the black mat layer is just a teeny border and the cardbase is 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. folded and scored.

Very traditional again but festive and CAS too!

The sentiment is white embossing powder on TE oreo cardstock and from the new Festive Christmas Greetings stamp set.

Holler if you have any questions…I’m sure I forgot something. lol

OH!  The die cut Merry Christmas is a beautiful new die, Merry Christmas Posh Script!  I die cut it in TE Cherry Pop and white cardstock.

I cut narrow pieces of foam mounting tape for the back and adhered it over the inlaid wreath.

Thank you for stopping by!  Thinking….what to make next!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – 94592 Florentina Wreath…
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Memory Box – 94584 Merry Christmas…
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Memory Box – CL5273D Festive…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps FESTIVE…
[ SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Uni-Ball Signo Broad White Gel Pen
[ STR ]
Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
[ SSS ]
copic sketch markers at Simon Says…
[ SSS | TE | BLIC ]

cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Winter

Memory Box NEW Old Lamp Post, Melted Candles, Holly Bundle and Pine Needle Trio Card…

Hi everyone!  Are you feeling festive yet?  Working with greens, candles, lamp posts and snow gets me in the spirit of things!

I started with a panel of dark gray cardstock from the Memory Box Earth Neutral 6×6 cardstock pad.

I die cut the lamp from TE Oreo cardstock 3 times and glued them up for some height and used foam mounting tape to adhere it to the cardbase after I brushed on some TE Sugar Cube ink and die cut the candle in white, inked it with Oxide inks and stuck it to the back of the lamp.

I cut a piece of scrap acetate to put in the window. I couldn’t really get it to show in pictures!  I tried!

I decided on a sentiment from the NEW Memory Box Yuletide Moments stamp set! Stamped it in black pigment ink and heat embossed it with black embossing powder.  I love the name of the set and the sentiments are all beautiful!  Be sure to check them out!  I love it when there’s words for the front and the inside that match!

I die cut the NEW Pine Needle Trio and Holly Bundle dies from the Memory Box Green 6×6 cardstock Pad. The berries from a scrap of red. I glued them directly to the lamp post.

Then I decided I needed to spatter the panel so I covered the words, got out the spatter box and using acrylic white ink and a bit of water and a brush, I spattered away.


This card is a little smaller than an A7 size.  Nice presentation!

Here’s a phone picture that maybe shows the acetate/glass on the lamp post better…the red is not this color though!  ugh.  Oh well, I give up, It’s Taylored Expressions Cherry Pop red cardstock.  I’ll link below.  Maybe red needs black behind it. lol  I’ll have to try another time!

Thank you all for stopping by!  I appreciate it!

P.S. I added a video to the end of my last post for the ornaments/tag.

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Memory Box – 94598 Old Lamp Post…
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Memory Box – 94593 Melted Candles…
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Memory Box – 94600 Pine Needle Trio…
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Memory Box – 94610 Holly Bundle craft…
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Memory Box – CL5274 Yuletide Moments
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Memory Box – SP1009 Earth Neutral 6×6…
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Memory Box – SP1003 Lush Green 6×6 pack
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TE Premium Cardstock
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TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
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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
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Memory Box – 94606 House Frame…
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Memory Box – 94604 Snowman House…
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Memory Box – 94602 Nativity House…
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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 · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Masculine · Memory Box · Summer

Memory Box You Anchor Me Card…

It’s always fun to have a masculine card in the stash!  Today’s card is the new Memory Box You Anchor Me stamp set and coordinating dies!

I stamped the anchor in TE’s Blue Corn ink, it’s a dark blue….love it!  Not black. hehe  Die cut it with the coordinating die, popped it up on a Memory Box die cut Wrapped Circles die cut, then matted it with a Circle Basics die cut in dark brown. 

I got out the Memory Box End of My Rope set… don’t you love that name?! lol  Decided I liked one, die cut it in white cardstock and inked with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink. 

Some woodgrain pattern paper…two sentiments stamped in the MISTI in Ranger Coffee Archival Ink from the You Anchor Me set.

Then on the inside, a couple more sentiments.

I die cut the panel with the Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles die set. I should’ve stamped one of the little fish (in the set) inside with the words too!

I popped the anchor and rope up with a little 3M foam mounting tape, the 1/16th inch stuff so It’s still CAS and mailable!

Thank you for stopping by and come back!  Christmas is coming soon!  Can’t wait!

Pam

Here’s what I used on this card…

Memory Box – 94546 End of My Rope Set…
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Memory Box – CL5269D You Anchor Me…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps YOU ANCHOR ME…
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Memory Box / Open Studio – 30114…
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Memory Box/Open Studio – 30087 Circle…
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Memory Box – 30094 Wrapped Stitch…
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