Thursday, June 23, 2016

Patriotic Trees-Poppystamps

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A Fourth Of July Themed Card for you today. I was trying to think ahead on this one. I cut three different colors and then placed the pieces in to create my pattern.I used washi tape to hold my little pieces. (this was a bit difficult and tedious, but the result is worth it!) You could easily change it up for any season you wish, just change the paper choices. My sentiment is a sticker I had in my stash.
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4thtree3 Lezlye Signature copy

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Welcome Home Marine! Poppystamps

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Blog! Lezlye,  here today with another version of a Military Welcome home Card for my son! I leave tomorrow for San Diego to see him graduate! Then he spends 10 glorious days with us before heading back for infantry training. I used Vincent House, Puffy clouds and the blank Banner pieces from happy Birthday Banner flags. I utilized rub on letters from my paper crafting stash.
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I used cardstock for each of my layered house pieces. I hand drew the banner strings. The landscape dies were used for the hills. I used a total of 4 different die sets for this card.
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Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Fun Stampers Journey Dog Card


Made this card for a neighbor that found our dog and played with her for 6 hours! Thank goodness for  our facebook neighborhood page we found her! The Dog stamps are Fun Stampers journey. I paired him with a doghouse cut from my cricut grass with Martha Stewart Grass Punch, top note die and a banner for the woof woof. Die cut gold hearts were added for love. I copic colored the dog to resemble Wee, the Chihuahua.
Hope you are having a good summer!

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Poppystamps Card Challenge




Welcome to my blog! Today I have a card for you created for the Poppystamps card challenge! The theme is Tic Tac Toe. Make a card using three items lined up on this chart and post it to the link up. you can click the logo up a move and it should direct you to the Poppy Blog Challenge Post.



Here is my Card, the three element I used are Twine, Yellow and a flower.


The Background was done by adding ink to an embossing folder and then running the card base through. Colored and translucent vellum were torn for a more feminine look.The Pippystamps Die I used for the flower is the Marcelle Flower. I also used the hello word die.
I decided to add the yellow scalloped ribbon for a more finished look!






Sunday, May 29, 2016

Beautiful Day Popppystamps Stamp release

Welcome to the Poppystamps Mini Blog Blitz for a new stamps! I chose the Ornamental Butterflies Set and created this beautiful geometric card.
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I used a technique called second generation stamping on the butterflies to give the effect of different shades of the same color. Then stamped the scrolls in the darker color. The red butterflie was stamped using a rock n roll technique.
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The sentiment beautiful day was stamped. Then Glossy accents, wink of stella, trails and bling were added.
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Celebrate
by Lezlye Lauterbach

Welcome to the Poppystamps blog! Today is my Mother's 78th Birthday! SO I made her this card using Poppystamps Dies and a memory box stencil.
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It's so much fun to use a stencil and white ink on a dark cardstock, very eye popping and creating your own back ground! I layered blue and whit sentiments for a shadowed effect.
All the balloons were cut out and layered with foam tape for dimension with foam squares. Strings were glued behind each balloon. A different idea would be to tie the strings on each balloon end. I  trimmed the tops of the balloons that were hanging over the card edge.
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Have a great Day!
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