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poppystamps Holly Background Card…

Hi everyone!  A paper pieced Inlaid die cut card to share with you today!  It sure is hard to cover up a neat background! lol

I started by cutting the Holly die in the gingham pattern paper. There were only 5 or 6 inside pieces to keep track of to place back in!  I was surprised!  Dave thought that out for us and made it easy!  YAY!  I die cut in TE Oreo cardstock and placed it in the gingham rectangle, flipped it over, covered it with 2 inch Scor-tape and started piecing in the leaves, berries and branch leaves.

The gingham paper is from the Pebbles Merry Merry Collection from a couple years ago, called Holly Berries 733552.  It’s the back side. Maybe you have it in your stash! ❤

I used the dot papers from the NEW Garland Stipes and Dots paper pad from Memory Box.  The solid leaves were just some cardstock scraps.

Then I die cut the Memory Box Bubble Circles medium size die three times, glued them together, then punched some circles and glued them on for the berries/bubbles on the circles.  I was going to tie jute around the panel and under the sentiment BUT I forgot the plan and taped it to the cardbase so I had to come up with another plan! haha

I like it! lol

The sentiment is from the super fun new Memory Box stamp set Christmas Tiles.  I drew around the stamp with a pencil to get the shape and hand cut it out so it’s not perfect but hey, it adds to the charm, right?! haha

It’s an odd size but will still fit in an A7 envelope and mail for one forever stamp!

Thank you for stopping by today!  Holler if you have any questions!

p.s.  Breanna is coming home today! She’s very weak but we’ll get her fed better and get her stronger to fight this!  So thankful!  Keep praying for us!  We appreciate it so much!

Products I used to make this card…

Poppystamps – 2392 Holly Background…
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Memory Box – CL5263 Christmas Tiles…
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Memory Box – 94439 Bubble Circles…
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Memory Box – PP1011 Garland Stripes…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black
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poppystamps Winter Porch Pop Up Easel Card…

Welcome to my paper house home today!  See all the sparkly Christmas trees on display!

I had so much fun creating this home with this new poppy die set, Winter Porch Pop Up Easel Set!

Just die cut all the pieces in the colors you want and layer them up.  I used mounting tape for the top layer because I wanted the trees behind the windows. The trees are the new poppy Evergreen Trio die cut in glitter cardstock.

I used the new poppy Snowy Merry Christmas cut in Green cardstock and embossed the snow with white powder. I used a Versamark pen to get the powder to stick to the snow.  The door knob is a tiny brad but it could be a small enamel dot, gem or make your own with black Nuvo drops.

This is one time I liked the embossing powder static! lol  I melted the first time, then while it was hot, stuck it back in the powder for a second and third time to get a deeper snow pile.

The card folds down to fit in an envelope.  It is A2 size but I will use a larger size envelope to mail and have it hand cancelled.

The card folded up but standing for the photo.

Did you notice the new Memory Box Vintage Sled die?  Pretty cool… separate die to cut the slats and steering wood!

For the porch and sled holly and berries, I used the clipped ends of die cuts from the Memory Box Holly Double Arch die set. Fairy Sugar on the roof snow.

Here it is flat, ready to go in the envelope.  Oh, the snow on the bottom of the siding is from the snow die in the Winter House Pop Up Easel Set. I used the roof line and trimmed it down.

I wish I could run across the street and show you this card in real life!  Something the receiver will treasure I’m sure.  I know I would if someone sent it to me!  So have fun making these and sharing your love of papercrafting!

Thank you so much for stopping by! Holler if you have any questions and share your cards with me too!

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

Poppystamps – 2397 Winter Porch Pop…
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Poppystamps – 2387 Snowy Merry…
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Poppystamps – 2390 Evergreen Trio…
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Memory Box – 94495 Vintage Sled craft…
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Memory Box – 94307 Holly Double Arch…
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Poppystamps – 2394 Winter House Pop…
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American Crafts Glitter Cardstock -…
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Memory Box – GP1004 Frosted Glitter Pad
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Memory Box – GP1005 Holiday Glitter Pad
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Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss – Ebony Black
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Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss – Red Berry
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Memory Box DEWDROP Fairy Sugar…
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Cement Gray Prestige Card Stock
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
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Sizzix – Cutting Pad – Bigz XL – 1…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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All Occasion · Christmas · copics · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Ornament · Snowman · Winter

Memory Box Snowmen Snowglobe and Snowglobe Backer…

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

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

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

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

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

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

Close up of Frosty snowguy! Such personality!

Close up of the layers…

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

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

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

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

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

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

A closer look at the layers again…

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

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

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

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

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

Memory Box – GP1005 Holiday Glitter Pad
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Memory Box – 94491 Snowglobe Backer…
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Memory Box – 94492 Snowmen Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94493 Radiant Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94494 Cabin Snowglobe…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Gelly Roll Black Glaze Pens
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Gelly Roll Clear Glaze Pens
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Gelly Roll White Glaze Pens – pkg of 2
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American Crafts Glitter Cardstock
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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Memory Box NEW Snowglobe Dies and Sales!

Hi everyone!  I’m so happy to start sharing Christmas creations with the NEW Memory Box and poppystamps release!!!

I love snowglobes and I have 4 ready to share.  I was going to put them all in one post but I got to thinking it might be confusing so I think I’ll do them one at a time.  Rest assured, you will want all four of the dies though. hehe

I want to escape to here! The roaring fire, the peaceful snowfall… my soul says yes!

The blog post right before this one, I posted a video on how these dies go together…click HOME and scroll down to see the video in the previous post.  Very easy to put together!

Here’s how I put this together…

*die cut the Snowglobe Backer die in heavy white cardstock

*die cut the Snowmen Snowglobe in heavy white and TE Blue Corn cardstock (back layer)

*stamp and heat emboss in white embossing powder the Birch Press Design Celestial Waves stamp that looks like snow on the Blue Corn sky, then inlay the sky into the white Snowmen background die cut

*die cut the Radiant Snowglobe die in heavy white cardstock, I just used the frame part (middle layer)

*die cut the Cabin Snowglobe die in heavy white cardstock (top layer)

*die cut the cabin from TE Toffee cardstock and the snow from Memory Box glitter cardstock pad

*die cut the smoke from a piece of vellum

*hand cut a square of vellum to go behind the cabin and color it yellow on the backside to mimic light in the windows of the cabin

*I die cut the cabin in TE Cherry Pop to get the door and the chimney

*I die cut Santa and his reindeer in shiny black cardstock, if you don’t have that, you could heat emboss it with black embossing powder or color it with a black glaze pen or cover it with glossy accents to get a shiny die cut

I use a piece of  ⅝  inch scor-tape on the inside bottom of the Snowglobe Backer die cut. That holds each layer in place.

I’m so happy with how this turned out!  Perfect little gift, or tag or I can see these all over the Christmas tree as ornaments!

Thank you for clicking over and I’ll be back with the other three I’ve made so far.  ❤

The dies and supplies I used…sale info below this grid…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Memory Box – 94491 Snowglobe Backer…
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Memory Box – 94492 Snowmen Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94493 Radiant Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – 94494 Cabin Snowglobe…
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Memory Box – GP1005 Holiday Glitter Pad
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Birch Press – Clear Stamp – Celestial…
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Scor-Tape; Scor Tape
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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poppystamps Proper Brick House Card…

Hi everyone! I had fun last week playing with some new dies.  I thought, this house needs smoke!  So it turned into a tall Christmas card!

O Holy Night, Starry Burst and Pine Tree Hill dies came out last year in the Christmas releases.  I did use a little bit of sparkle pen in the burst die cut. The Cottage Picket Fence is from this year.

The house and parts are inked with Distress Oxide inks.  I die cut the house again in white and cut out the door and window frames.

I found the stamped sentiment in an old Memory Box set Wintertime Fairies. Linked below too.

This house makes me smile… I grew up in a red brick house.  ❤

Thank you for stopping by today! Talk to you again soon!

Products I used to make this card…

Poppystamps – 2317 Proper Brick House…
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Memory Box – 94356 Starry Burst craft…
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Poppystamps – 2270 O Holy Night…
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Memory Box – 94295 Pine Tree Hill…
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Poppystamps – 2351 Cottage Picket…
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Poppystamps – CL458 Wintertime…
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Simon Says Stamp Release….Send Happiness…3 Cards!

Happy Monday to you!  Simon Says Stamp has a new release and they sent me this flower die to play with…I was already doing napkin die cutting so I went ahead and did this new Etched Flower die the same way!  Scroll down to THIS post for a link to the technique/how to video.

I stamped the background for the flower die with the tone on tone look and the SSS Damask Background cling stamp.  I die cut three panels, a white one, the stamped one and a dark pink one with the SSS Frames die, then inlaid pieces from each and taped them together on the back side.  I mounted this panel with Mounting tape.

The sentiment is a stamp from the SSS Sending Sympathy clear stamp set and die cut with the SSS Stitched Rectangles die set.  I had to recut it to get it the right size.

 

The NEW Etched flower die cuts two connected flowers…so I had this single flower left over and parts from the Frames die cuts so I made another card!

The sentiment is also from the Sending Sympathy stamp set.  I taped the pieces together on the back side of the panel and used foam mounting tape to mount it to the cardbase.

My third card…I had an idea but this isn’t anywhere near what I was trying to do! lol  I like it though! lol

I debated whether to stick with a thank you or make it a sympathy card… it could easy go for any occasion!

There’s the NEW Speckled Egg Distress ink is what I used on the white Etched Flower die cuts this time… peeled paint for the stems.

Memory Box 6×6 pattern paper pad for the three papers.

A thank you stamp and some cotton cord and I stuck it all to a white cardbase.

All three cards are A2 size.

Have fun checking out this new release and thank you for shopping through my links!  I appreciate your support so much!

Here’s the products I used and links for shopping…

Send Happiness
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Simon Says Stamp ETCHED FLOWER BUDS…
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Simon Says Cling Rubber Stamp DAMASK…
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Simon Says Stamp FRAMES Wafer Dies…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps SENDING…
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Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES…
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Memory Box SCRIBBLE FROND BACKGROUND…
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Memory Box GARDEN FOLLY 6×6 pack Pack…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps WILD ROSE…
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All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · copics · Die Piecing · Flowers · Inlaid Diecutting · Masculine · Memory Box · Oxide Inks · Poppystamps · Summer · sympathy · Thinking of You

5 Memory Box Die Cards….

I’ve been working on cards!  This is a long post so keep scrolling!  

I wanted to make something cool with this NEW Leafy Tree die… it looks Summery anyway!  I also used the NEW Double Stitch Rectangle Cut Out die set… I like it a lot!  I die cut the Leafty Tree Frame in TE Peapod cardstock and colored the tree trunk with a dark brown Copic Sketch Marker!  It covers the green really well!

The sentiment is from the NEW poppystamps Greeting Basics clear stamp set.  So many good sentiments in this set.  I’m going to get a lot of use out of it.

I love how the leaves can be embossed with this Leafy Tree Frame die and then inked with a little stamp pad ink.  I used TE Peapod ink to match the cardstock. The background is Tumbled Glass Oxide ink brushed on to a Toffee/kraft piece of cardstock…same as the card front. I like the look it gave as compared to using it on white.

 

The next card…same dies… but I cut the Leafy Tree Frame in Brown, then in a scrap of green and trimmed off the frame and trunk parts..

Sentiment from the same poppystamps set…

 

Next I played with the NEW Birthday Cursive Script Circle…

This card is greener IRL… the pictures turned out more blue… it looks ‘beachy’ here! lol  I think I might have to switch back to east windows for Summer pictures.

I used the NEW Stylish Rectangle Trio die and the NEW Birthday Cursive Script Circle for this card and inlaid them both in the card panel that I pieced together with three Bazzill Card Shoppe cardstocks, HERE

The happy die was new last year… then some enamel dots and why did this card take me hours! lol   I guess that’s pretty normal around here. lol


Next two cards I used the same Birthday circle die, just cut it out from the frame but one is the NEW pattern paper pad Garden Folly, HERE and the other TE cardstocks.  I used the NEW Scribble Rose Trio and Background die also.

 

I’m not sure about these colors at all!  I debated even showing the card! lol  But here it goes.

I used TE Dijon and Peapod cardstocks and ink pads  I know…interesting! lol  Taylored Expressions has been so good to tell us what Copic markers match their ink pads and cardstock too!  So I colored the die cut with matching Copics!

Oh, I used the NEW Gracious Leaves 3D Embossing folder too!  It’s really pretty made up and inked for accent.

This card I cut a circle from the embossed panel and mounted it to the card base with foam mounting tape.  The Rose Trio die is recessed a little then… I really like how it looks. The word ‘wishes’ is from the  Big and Little Words clear stamp set

I’m gonna stop now before your eyes cross from this crazy variety of cards! lol

Thank you so much for stopping by and scrolling forever!  I appreciate it and hope I made you smile!

Now for the products I used to make these cards…some of them anyway!

Memory Box – 94420 Leafy Tree Frame…
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Memory Box – 94360 Double Stitch…
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Poppystamps – CL490 Greeting Basics…
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Memory Box – 94416 Stylish Rectangle…
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Memory Box – 94107 Happy Jotted…
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Memory Box – 94396 Birthday Cursive…
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Memory Box – 94436 Scribble Rose Trio…
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Memory Box/Open Studio – 30087 Circle…
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Memory Box – EF1002 Gracious Leaves…
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Memory Box – CL5242 Big and Little…
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Memory Box/Open Studio – 30086…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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TE Premium Ink – Full Ink Pads
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Memory Box Die – Puffy Clouds
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Doodlebug Sprinkles – Swimming Pool
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