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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Happiest Holiday Hop with Power Poppy

Power Poppy Holiday Stamps

Hello everyone and welcome to the Happiest Holiday Release Day Blog Hop with Power Poppy!

Today, the Bloom Brigade is here to show off all four of new stamp sets;

Aren’t all those stamp sets amazing!?!  There is so much beautiful detail built into each image of Marcella’s!

Now I LOVE Copics but I thought today I’d share a little card using some paper piecing technique.  There is something that I just love about fussy cutting… I actually find it relaxing!

So for today’s card I pulled out the sweet stocking from the “Poinsettia” stamp set, inked it with some Memento “Tuxedo Black” ink and had some fun with scissors…
Power Poppy Poinsettia Bottlebrush Holidays

I used a variety of fun holiday patterned papers form the Lawn Fawn “Peace Joy Love” 6x6 paper collection.  The smaller scale patterns from this collection just lent themselves to paper piecing.  I used the simple greeting from the “Bottlebrush Holiday” and a white gel pen to complete my card front.

Now… off you go on a little holiday hop through all of the Bloom Brigade blogs..
Allison Cope – you are here!
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Danielle Kennedy
Dawn Burnworth
Julie Koerber
Kathy Jones
Katie Sims
Leslie Miller
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker

Happy blog hopping everyone!

~ Ally ~

Sponsored byPower Poppy

Supplies:
stamps: Power Poppy (Poinsettia, Bottlebrush Holidays)
cardstock:  Bazzill, Recollections
patterned papers:  Lawn Fawn (Peace Joy Love)
die cut shapes: Lawn Fawn (Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables)
ink: Memento, Copic Markers, Sakura White Pen.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Introducing… Poinsettia!

It’s Day 4 of our Power Poppy reveal for October and today we’re featuring another wonderful holiday stamp set called “Poinsettia”!

This stunning collection has two extremely detailed images for your Christmas cards plus four beautiful sentiments.  This will be be a “must have” for all your holiday purchases this year indeed!

For my card, I chose to have some fun with kraft cardstock and white embossing powder.  I first stamped the ornate poinsettia and boughs in the top left hand corner of a kraft card base.  Then I stamped the same image twice more on to vellum and fussy cut only the poinsettia out.

Power Poppy Poinsettia

I added a bit of color using Copic markers on the BACK side of the vellum as to ensure I didn’t wreck the tips of my markers.  I used some 3D OLBA glue to stack and adhere my vellum layers.
Power Poppy Poinsettia
 
Some cool white pen lines and dots, some score-line details and a gold embossed greeting finished off my card.

Thanks for joining us the past 4 days for our reveals.  Check back tomorrow when the Bloom Brigade showcases all kinds of holiday beauties!  But for now, check out what my fellow design team has done with the “Poinsettia” stamps for today…

Allison Cope – you are here!
Christine Okken
Dawn Burnworth
Julie Koerber
Katie Sims
Leslie Miller
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker
Marcy on the Power Poppy Blog

Happy blog hopping everyone!  Enjoy all the new holiday inspiration!

~ Ally ~
 

Sponsored byPower Poppy
 
Supplies:
stamps: Power Poppy (Poinsettia)
cardstock:  Bazzill, vellum
tools:  Scor-Pal
paint:  Ranger Distress Stain (Tarnished Brass)
ink: Versamark, Copic Markers, Signo White Gel Pen 
embossing powder:  Hero Arts (White), PKGlitz (Gold).

Monday, September 29, 2014

Introducing… Frosted Gingerbread!

Frosted Gingerbread stamps Power Poppy
It's Day 3 and we’ve got another doozey for you from Power Poppy today!

This little beauty will be sure to satisfy that sweet tooth of yours.  It’s called “Frosted Gingerbread” and it’s full of cute, non-sticky images and sweet messages for all those holiday cards!

So I began my card using some simple die cut layers.  I stamped my adorable gingerbread house from the stamp set onto white cardstock and coloured it up using Copic Markers.

Frosted Gingerbread stamps Power Poppy

Then I carefully added some Liquid Applique to the snowy aspects of the house, let it dry and then applied some heat to make the solution puffy!  I love the texture it leaves…

Frosted Gingerbread stamps Power Poppy

Thanks for stopping in!  Take a moment and hop on to the visit the rest of the Bloom Brigade to take a peek at what they have all done with this super sweet stamp set...
 
Allison Cope – you are here!
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Danielle Kennedy
Dawn Burnworth
Julie Koerber
Katie Sims
Leslie Miller
Tosha Leyendekker
Marcy on the Power Poppy Blog

Happy blog hopping everyone!  Enjoy all the new eye candy!

~ Ally ~
 

Sponsored byPower Poppy
 
Supplies:
stamps: Power Poppy (Frosted Gingerbread)
cardstock:  Recollections
patterned papers:  Authentique (Believe)
dies:  Lawn Fawn (Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables), Spellbinders (Labels 4)
ink: Memento, Copic Markers
other:  Liquid Applique, thread.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Introducing… Joyful Arrangements!

Hello Power Poppy lovers!  I’m so glad you’re here to share in Day 2 of our Power Poppy reveal for October.

For today, the Bloom Brigade is spreading tidings of good cheer using the new and FONTabulous stamp collection, “Joyful Arrangements”.  This stamp set contains four amazing and cheerful sentiments fit for those handmade holiday cards.  Each greeting is unique and brings together all kinds of cool holiday inspired fonts and holiday icons, like jingle bells, boughs of holly and twinkling stars.

Now, let's check out my card!

I really wanted a card that would be super easy to duplicate... you know an assembly line type card.  Typically a card like this is simple, very few layers and not a lot of detail so this is what I came up with...
It's flat, easy to repeat and it fits in a regular envelope without extra postage!  Hooray!  I also had a ball colouring in all the cool fonts and the tiny bit of foliage in the banner.

Now join the remainder of the Bloom Brigade and find out what they created using all these glorious holiday greetings…

Allison Cope – you are here!
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Danielle Kennedy
Dawn Burnworth
Leslie Miller
Tosha Leyendekker
Marcy on the Power Poppy Blog

Enjoy the rest of the Bloom Brigades' creations!

~ Ally ~


Sponsored byPower Poppy

Supplies:
stamps: Power Poppy (Joyful Arrangements)
cardstock:  Bazzill, Recollections
patterned papers:  Lawn Fawn (Fa-la-la)
glitter ribbon:  Recollections
ink: Memento, Copic Markers.