40 posts categorized "Angie Cimbalo"

01/20/2022

Thu 20

Gentle Blossom Watercolor Floral
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome, it's Angie here today with another slimline card using the newly released "Gentle Blossom Watercolor Floral" die.  Here's a closer look at my card:

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I dry embossed 2 pieces of dark gray card stock from the "Earth Neutral" paper pack with the "Ringadings 3D Embossing Folder."   I  added both of them them to another larger piece of white card stock (8.5" by 3.5") that was also embossed with the same folder.  To create more texture, I did not line up gray and white the embossed circles.  Above you can see the texture details from that wonderful embossing folder.

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I heat embossed the sentiment, from "Big and Little Words" stamp set, and put it right where the two gray embossed gray pieces met in the center.  Next I got busy die cutting the parts of the flowers and leaves.  Here's a list of what I used to cut each part of the leaves:

Main flower and small circular flower center:  White glitter paper from "Majestic Hues Glitter" pack

Large center piece:  Light blue glitter paper from "Pastel Glitter" pack

Leaves & tiny flower center:  Some from green card stock from "Twinkling Jewel Glitter" pack and some green from "Lush Green Glitter" pack

Here's another look at the flowers:

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One thing I really like about these dies is there is not a right or wrong way to assemble the leaves or place them on your card.  You can face them either way and can layer them with whatever paper you like and they look great!

Lastly I added some "Bright Fairy Jewels" in a pretty blue randomly to the card front.

I hope you like my card for today!  I had so much fun creating it!

 

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01/10/2022

Mon 10

Hello Friend Slimline
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome!  It's Angie here today with this slimline card using some newly released dies from Memory Box.  Memory Box released 3 new dies today and they are 2 gorgeous layering flower dies plus this beautiful sentiment die.

The new dies are "Hello Friend Posh Script Die" (94586), "Cottage Flower Stem" (94611) and "Gentle Blossom Watercolor Floral" (94618).  

Here's a closer look at my card:

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The new flower die has been cut from Yupo paper that was inked with alcohol inks and the flower centers were cut from the glitter papers. I embossed the top portion of the slimline panel after cutting it with the "Wrapped Stitched Slimline" die and then added a strip of the lighter glitter paper to tuck the stems under. Some flowers are popped up and others were glued directly to the background. Both the butterfly and the sentiment were both cut from the glitter papers and after adding them to the card, I added a few gems.

Here's one last look:

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I hope you like my slimline floral card for today. Be sure to stop by the Memory Box blog each day for more inspiration from the whole design team.

Thanks for stopping by!

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12/30/2021

Thu 30

Glitter Spread the Cheer
by Angie Cimbalo

Hello and welcome!  I'm up on the Memory Box blog with this fun sparkly card using the "Curled Holly Branch Die", the "Stunning Mandala" 3D embossing folder, some fairy gems, heat embossing and some gorgeous blue glitter paper.  Here's a closer look:

Don't you just love the depth of that gorgeous Memory Box glitter paper?

To make my card 

1)  I first inked the debossed side of the Mandala 3D embossing folder.

2)  I die cut a piece of dark blue card stock from the "Ocean Blue" paper pad with a "Wrapped Stitched" rectangle die.

3)  I die cut a piece of blue "Twinkling Jewel" glitter paper with a smaller "Wrapped Stitched" rectangle die.

4)  I added both rectangles to the embossed panel and then stamped the sentiment from "Festive Christmas Greetings" on white card stock with black ink and heat embossed it in clear embossing powder.

5)  I cut the sentiment into a thin strip and then I die cut the "Curled Holly Branch" die from white card and added it to the glitter paper.

6)  I added some Christmas Fairy Jewels to the berries and then added the sentiment strip to the bottom.

7)  I added the panel to a card base and my card was complete!

Here's one last look at my card:

I I hope you enjoy my card for today, it was one of my favorite Christmas card that I sent out this year!
Thanks so much for stopping by and be sure to come back tomorrow for more design team inspiration.
 

 

 

 

 

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12/20/2021

Mon 20

3D Poinsettia Embossing on Vellum
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome! I have a Christmas card for you today using a vellum dry embossed poinsettia from Memory Box. I used the 3D Magnificent Poinsettia embossing folder on a piece of vellum and then rubbed Fire Brick Distress Ink directly onto the embossed vellum. After drying it with my heat tool, I fussy cut it out and adhered it to a rectangle die.

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I matted the white rectangle on red card stock and then onto a white card base. The sentiment is from Memory Box Signature Greetings, stamped and heat embossed in white and the die cut with the coordinating die. Here's one last look at my card:

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I hope you like my card for today. I really love how the vellum poinsettia turned out.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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12/10/2021

Fri 10

Peaceful Pine Needles
by Angie Cimbalo

Hello and welcome!  I'm up on the Memory Box blog today with a quick and easy card using a 3D embossing folder, a pine needle die, fairy jewels, some glitter, and some heat embossing.

Here's a closer look:

Here's how I made my card:
 
1)  I started with the Blooming Sweet Pea 3D embossing folder and embossed a piece of Memory Box watercolor card stock and then ran Distress Oxide Speckled Egg ink over the top of the embossing.  
 
2)  Next I die cut the pine needles from some paper from the Fresh Aqua Collection paper pack.  I added Versamark ink on the needles and then added some sparkly glitter embossing powder to them.  
 
3)  I added them to the embossed panel and then added three groups of three Christmas Fairy Jewels to the needles.  
 
4)  The sentiment is from Festive Christmas Greetings stamp and die set, stamped on black card stock and heat embossed in white.  
 
5)  Then I die cut it out and added it to the card.  
 
6)  I added the completed embossed panel to the top of a  heavy weight card base and the card was complete!
 
Here's one last look:
 

I hope you like my card for today.  It's a quick and easy card, especially if you need a few more holiday card quickly.  Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

 

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11/30/2021

Tue 30

Warmest Wishes Snowmen
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome, it's Angie here today with a glittery "Warmest Wishes" card featuring dies and papers from the latest 2021 Holiday Release!

Here's a closer look at my card.

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I cut the Memory Box Oval Snowman Collage Dies using papers from both the Memory Box Festive Glitter Pad and the Memory Box Majestic Hues Glitter Pad.  The snowmen and trees are super easy to put together.  I like to use Glossy Accents for my glue when using glitter paper as it's a very heavy duty glue too!  I wanted trees and another snowman so I used the Memory Box Snowman House die set.  

Next I got out the Festive Christmas Greetings stamp for the sentiment strip which was heat embossed in white on black card.  After putting everything togethert, I added white gel pen snow dots to the trees and with markers and I colored the snowmen's noses orange and their mouths and eyes black.

Here's one last look:

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I hope you like my card for today!  Memory Box dies cut so well, even from Memory Box Glitter paper which is very thick.  One pass through the die cutting machines and it cuts perfectly.  Hope you will have a chance to look at all the beautiful products in the 2021 Holiday Release!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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11/20/2021

Sat 20

Peaceful Serene Bird
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome! I'm up on the Memory Box blog today with this lovely holiday card using lots of products from both the 2021 and 2020 Holiday releases on this one card. Here's a another look:

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First I took the EF1021 Stunning Mandala 3D Embossing Folder and an through debased side using Versamark and clear embossing powder then melting it with heat gun for a glossy look. Then I ran and Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide ink pad over the raised areas. That created the backdrop for my card.

I cut the 94482 Knotted Circle Wreaths craft die from black and white and pieced it together for a frame for my bird. The greenery behind the bird is a combination of 94481 Forest Pine Branch craft die and 94487 Pointy Pine Needle Sprigs craft die, all die cut and inked with different concentrations of the same Distress Ink. The bird die is from the 94620 Serene Bird and Branch craft die, cut from glitter paper from the GP1008 Majestic Hues Glitter Pad. The sentiment was stamped heat embossed in white and popped up on foam tape. It's from the CL5273D Festive Christmas Greetings clear stamp and die set.  Lastly I added some berries with some Christmas Fairy Crystals.

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I hope you like my card for today! And I hope I have inspired you to create some lovely holiday cards with these Memory Box products. I have affiliated links at no extra cost to you listed below.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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11/05/2021

Fri 05

Spread the Cheer!
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome!
It's Angie here today with this masculine "Spread the Cheer" holiday card!
Here's a closer look:

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As you can see I used a lot of masculine looking colors and items on my card.
First I used the "Curled Holly Branch die" and cut it twice from a dark brown card stock from the "Earth Neutral paper pack, and once from plaid paper from the "Woodsy Plaid" paper pack and layered them slightly offset. I took Distress Ink in "Tea Dye" and inked the edges of the holly die cut. Next I took a piece of a brown paper sack and tore a square piece out of it, then ran it through my embossing machine with the Ringadings 3D embossing folder. I also inked the torn edges of paper sack square with the ink.

I adhered it to the center of a square piece of card stock 4.5" by 4.5" and added both the holly cut and a sentiment from the "Festive Christmas Greetings" stamp set. Lastly I added some "Autumn Fairy Crystals" to the berries on the holly die cut. If you look at the picture below, you can see just how pretty those crystals are as they reflect light. Just gorgeous!

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Here's one last look at my card:

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I hope you like my card for today. It's a great masculine design, if you are needed masculine cards for family or friends. Be sure to check out all the amazing new release items in the 2021 Memory Box Holiday Release. There's just so many awesome products!

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10/30/2021

Sat 30

Two Cards with Contempo Holly Die
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome!  I'm up on the Memory Box blog today with two cards featuring the Contempo Holly Die from Memory Box.  This die comes with a coordinating stencil but I didn't use that part for my cards today.  Here's another look at my first card:
 
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I cut the die from both white card stock and turquoise glitter paper from the "Festive Glitter Pad" and then used both of these to create my two cards.  I trimmed the branch and edges of the holly leaves from the main die cut and interchanged them with each other.  And I took a 2.25" of both turquoise and white card to complete the right sides of each card.  Then I paper pieced the leaves inside the holly leaf frames.
 
The sentiments are both from "Festive Christmas Greetings" stamp and die set, stamped in Versamark Ink, heat embossed in white and cut with the coordinating dies.
 
Lastly I added some Fairy Sugar drops in "Ruby Crystal" color.
 
Here's one last look at my first card:
 
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Here's a look at my second card:
 
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I decided to make this card a landscape version, unlike the portrait version on my first card.
I really like how these turned out because the glitter paper is so fantastic, you don't need a lot else on the cards!  Here's one last look at my 2nd and last card:
 
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Look at the depth of color of that glitter paper!  And that's just one of the colors in the pad, there are lots of gorgeous colors in the Memory Box of glitter papers.
 
I hope you like my cards for today!  I had so much fun making them!  Be sure to check out all of the wonderful new products in the 2021 Memory Box Holiday Release!
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 
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10/20/2021

Wed 20

Joy To the World Nativity
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome, it's Angie here today with this glittery nativity Christmas card!
 
The glitter paper came from the "Majestic Hues Glitter Pad" and the sentiment is from the "Festive Christmas Greetings" stamp and die set.  It is used in the background and for the star, which is one of the dies in the "Nativity House Frame" die set.
 
The background for the nativity was die cut with the "Slim Pinpoint Burst Plate" die, but I just used a small section of it to feature the star in front of the burst's center.  The frame around the nativity scene and Mary, Jesus and the baby were die cut from black card stock.  All of those dies are in the "Nativity House Frame" die and I also used the "House Frame Background" die to cut the pinpoint section with.
 
Here's another look at my card:
 
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I hope you enjoyed my card for today.  If you haven't already checked it out, be sure to click HERE to see all the amazing new holiday products in the Memory Box 2021 Holiday Release!
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 
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