Snow Love Like Your Love

this tiny card, just under three inches square, was fun to make even if it did take me a while to complete; if only there were more hours in the day.

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i stamped the poppystamps snowman twice, die cut with coordinating dies and added the sentiment from the same stamp set. i added pink and red stickles to the hearts and popped the snow couple on foam tape over a twinkling H2O painted background; i stamped snowflakes from the holiday bunnies set and added clear stickle dots.

i’m submitting this card to the poppystamps challenge 40 – snow day and the memory box challenge 32 – snow and winter.

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Rudolph Reindeer Treat Box

i’m playing along with the poppy stamps challenge #31; the theme is ‘gift it’.

copyright linda @ poppystamps rudolph treatbox

design team member Pam Simpson created a beautiful and elegant pillow box, so i was inspired to make one too only mine is much simpler; and, if you know me, i chose a cute and whimsical image. i painted the poppy stamps rudolph reindeer with twinkling H2Os, cut it with the matching die and attached it to a tiny pillow box made from birch tree print christmas paper.

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Bunny Wishes

this is a card i made for my daughter to give to one of her veterinarians, a specialist in the care of bunnies among other exotic animals.

i painted all the images from the memory box/simon says stamptember love and laughter stamps set with twinkling H2Os and die cut them with the matching dies. the background was created with distress inks and i painted the ice with twinkling H2Os too and then added some falling snow. to finish it off, i stamped the memory box bunny wishes sentiment on a poppystamps general store tag die and added a snowflake, also from the love and laughter set.

i’d like to submit this card to these challenges:

Poppy – Plaid is Rad
ABC Christmas – W for Wishes
Sweet Stampers #1 – Christmas
Stamping Sensations – Christmas Greetings
Noor! Designs UK Winter
A Blog Named Hero – Holiday Themed
Happy Little Stampers Christmas November – Watercolour

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Make Mine Chocolate Too!

since my daughter adopted two bunnies, i’ve learned a lot about how precious and sweet they are. every easter bunnies are thought to be the perfect gift, but 80% are abandoned. bunnies are adorable, but require a lot of care and commitment and the decision to give one, or more, a forever home should only be made after researching what they require. i support the make mine chocolate campaign and enjoy chocolate bunnies too.

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i painted everything with twinkling H2Os and used these dies: poppystamps grand bunny, memory box lavish branch and memory box butterfly delights. of course i added pink stickles to the flower and butterfly centres.

i’d like to submit this to these challenges:
Memory Box Challenge #10- Blossoms and Bunnies
Poppystamps Challenge #18 – Spring Fling
Pink & Main Challenge #7 – Spring

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Rudolph In A Snow Globe

i had fun creating this shaker card, probably the third one i’ve ever made. now that my stash of sequins is growing, i might make more; i just need to figure out how to not have the camera reflecting back in the window.


i stamped the poppy stamps rudolph, watercoloured with twinkling H2Os, die cut the memory box snow globe for the window and added some pretty pink posh clear sequins and seed beads.

i’m playing along with these challenges:
Christmas at Sweet Stampin’ – must be Winter Holiday (July) OH DEER!
Memory Box Challenge #3- Cool Thoughts for Warm Days
Little Red Wagon Challenge #301- Shake It Up!
Whimsy Inspiration #85 Christmas In July

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Snail Trail

i’m playing along with the memory box monthly challenge which, in honour of july, is red, white and blue. since canada’s flag is red and white, i didn’t make a patriotic card – instead i created a festive one.


the snail trail is the memory box corner die, cropped, that the popped memory box snails are traveling on and the snails and poppy stamps banner dies were decorated with white polka dots.

i’m also submitting this card to these challenges:
Addicted to Stamps and More #154 CAS
Creative Card Crew #92 Banner/Flag
Paper Sweeties Inspiration Challenge #33 Red, White & Blue
Simply Papercrafts #9 anything goes
Brown Sugar No. 156 Anything Goes  

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Rudolph The Pink Nosed Reindeer

i did it! i finally created a tag for Ellen Hutson’s 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist 2014 Challenge! i’ve been in awe of the creative talent of those designers showcasing their tags and my past efforts were all bin-worthy. but, i was determined to participate this year and i really stepped outside my comfort zone and managed to produce something worth keeping – ok, giving, since it’s for someone special.

christmas tag with turquoise, pink and rudolph the pink nosed reindeer

i was inspired  by the Day 4 tag by Kelly Alvarez; i love the colours and the sponged pink background, but since i love my twinkling H20s and painting watercolour washes, that’s how i created mine.

6a01157003623c970c01b8d09c7503970c-320wii’d also like to submit this to these challenges:

Poppystamps Challenge #3 – Sparkle & Shine: you can never see the shimmer in the photo, but i water coloured poppy stamps rudolph and the pink background with twinkling H2Os as usual and added plenty of stickles for snow. i cut up individual branches of poppy stamps berry sprig die and attached to the turquoise base.

RRR Challenge #108 Tags Tags Tags (with Ribbon or Trim) Theme

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Candy Cane Wishes

the current jingle belles prompt is Christmas Feast and i love candy canes! jingle bell rudolph i used the poppy stamps candy cane die for the antlers, black gems for the eyes and a jingle bell for the nose. the darcie’s clear stamp sentiment is intentionally wonky and not a result of my hands for once – another quick and easy card. thanks for popping by.

Season’s Greetings

my daughter requested cards for animal lovers and her bunnies’ vets so i created this card that is flat for mailing. i used three marianne design products: the snow paper for my snow, cut from my own template, the trees and the greeting; i stamped the poppy stamp rudolph, used the matching die to cut out and watercolour with twinkling H2Os.

marianne design scene

marianne design scene group

i’d like to submit this card to these challenges:

rudolph day: create two or more cards (sarn’s final challenge, but scrappymo will continue it)
marianne design divas
: winter and use 3 MD products (tree die, sentiment die and snow paper)
the cutie pie challenge: festive furry friends
bunny zoe’s crafts: snow

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