191 posts categorized "Trees"

11/14/2023

Tue 14

Birch Tree Forest, Birds and a Bear by Jean Okimoto

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The new Birch Tree Forest 3D Embossing Folder sets the scene for a northwest bear sighting. Hi, Jean here with a woodsy winter design.  No polar bears here, but a big brown bear recently visited our neighbor, surprising his parents - and inspired today's card.

Cut heavy white cardstock with the largest A2 Rectangle Frames die.  Spritz a light mist of water onto both sides of the cardstock and emboss it with the Birch Tree Forest 3D Embossing Folder.  Dry it if it's still slightly damp, then prep it with the embossing powder tool.  Stencil it with the new Snow Flurries Stencil using a clean, well-inked VersaMark inkpad and a dauber or sponge.   Heat-emboss it with Imagine's Iridescent Embossing Powder,  like a scattering of sparkly snowflakes.  They're hard to see here, but they really do sparkle!  Attach it to a top-folded white A2 card.

Attach adhesive label paper or a sticker sheet to brown and bright red wool-blend felt.  The paper backing stabilizes the felt and keeps adhesives from saturating it.  

Cut the brown felt with the Layered Polar Bear's large outline die.  Cut the other sections from tan cardstock.  Attach a scrap of black cardstock behind his eyes and nose.  Use a brown marker to add a dot of ink to the felt diecut where the ear cutouts will appear.

Cut the Layered Birds from light kraft cardstock and red felt.

Cut the scarf - borrowed from the Bundled Bird die set - from the turquoise Rainbow Reflections 6x6. 

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Attach the diecuts to the embossed background.  Add a a rich gold-embossed greeting from the new Merry Christmas Foil Greetings Rose Tabs.  Hope you can see the sparkly snowflakes here.

Thanks for visiting - see you next week!

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11/02/2023

Thu 02

A Bundled Bird for All Seasons by Jean Okimoto

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The new Bundled Bird greets all 4 seasons on these little idea-cards.  Hi, Jean here with additional spring, summer and fall projects for this versatile die set from our Christmas 2023 Collection.  Internet problems continuing for several days - hope it lets me finish this post for you before timing out again.

Felt, seasonal colors, holiday icons,  glittered and mirror cardstock add year-round versatility to this sweet bird.  It's even a chubby chick for your Easter greetings!  It's almost Christmas - let's start with the winter design and work backwards.

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The winter and spring designs include felt for the main portion.  Attach wool-blend felt to adhesive label paper or a sticker sheet to stablize the fabric and keep adhesives from saturating it.

All of the diecuts are attached to a 4" square top-folded mini-card for this post.  You can also create a standard A2 card by attaching a 4" square to a colorful notecard.

All of the beak sections are cut from orange cardstock.  Color the portion that goes behind the eye cutout with a black marker.

Winter - Cut the bird, hat and scarf from red and white felt, red cardstock, orange cardstock and the red Rainbow Reflections 6x6.  Cut Pine Tree Grove from two shades of green cardstock.

Fall - Cut the bird from kraft cardstock.  Color the head, wings and tail with Brilliance Pearlescent Rust and Pearlescent Chocolate inks. Cut the small leaves from the Gypsy Oak Leaves set from two shades of Sunny Orange 6x6's.  

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Summer - Cut the glitzy summer bluebird bird from two shades of Ocean Blue 6x6's and orange cardstock.    Cut the wings and tail from the royal blue Glitzy Glitter Pad 6x6.  Cut 3 pieces of a yellow 6x6 from the Sunny Orange set with the (approximately) 1-⅞"-wide Shining Star Set die.  Layer them to create a dimensional summer sun.

Spring - Cut the bird from yellow felt, yellow cardstock and orange cardstock.  It's now a sweet fuzzy chick!  Cut the larger tail section from orange cardstock and trim it to resemble little chick-feet.  Cut light pink, dark pink and green Graceful Garden 6x6's with the smallest Half a Dozen Eggs die.

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Have fun with these designs and see how many designs you can create with the Bundled Bird set!

Thanks for visiting...

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10/30/2023

Mon 30

Snowy Pine Trees
by Trina Pham

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Hello everyone.  My monochromatic masculine Christmas card today was inspired by this card on IG made with an embossing folder.  I used the Pine Tree Grove die from the current 2023 Christmas release with the Layered Narrow Pines dies from last year’s Christmas collection for my card.

I didn’t have two gradient blue color cardstock, so all pine tree layers were die cut from white Bristol paper, ink blended with either Stormy Sky or Faded Jeans distress inks using blending brushes, then glued together.  A clean tree sample can be seen to the left of the card in the photo above.

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The torn paper mask technique was used again, this time to create the snowy hills on navy blue cardstock.  Printer paper was torn to look like slopes, then white pigment ink was applied over their edges.

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Next, arranged and adhered the trees onto the panel before splatteringn with diluted white gouache paint for falling snow.  Painted white gouache paint at the tree bases and on the trees for accumulated snow.  White heat embossed the sentiment on a navy blue cardstock strip to finish. 

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That does it for my card.  Thank you for joining me today.  Have a wonderful week.

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10/18/2023

Wed 18

Birch Tree Forest Cardinal
by Trina Pham

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Hello everyone.  Keeping the bird theme going, I have a vintage brown and red Christmas card to share today featuring the Layered Cardinal die and Birch Tree Forest embossing folder (EF) from the current 2023 Christmas release

The Layered Cardinal, Classic Pine Needle Sprigs and pine cones were all die cut from white paper then ink blended with distress inks (DI) using blending brushes:

reds - Abandoned Coral, Lumberjack Plaid
brown - Gathered Twigs
black - Black Soot
yellow - Fossilized Amber

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The background was created by “stamping” with the EF.  Inked the flat side of the EF with Brushed Corduroy and Gathered Twigs DI, spritz with water then pressed onto watercolor paper.  Just like you would for the stencil monoprint technique, except with an EF… so EF monoprint! 🤗

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Left the panel to air dry then trimmed down to A2 size before black heat embossing the sentiment from Shining Star with clear glitter embossing powder directly on the panel for a bit of sparkle.  Assembled the card onto a white card base to finish.

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That does it for my card.  Thank you for joining me today.  Have a wonderful day.

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10/17/2023

Tue 17

Greet & Treat with the Winter Tree Arch by Jean Okimoto

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Greet everyone - and treat the kid-sized tricksters - with the new Winter Tree Arch.  It's fun, a little wonky and slightly spooky.  Hi - Jean here, double-dipping with this versatile new die from our Christmas 2023 Collection.  Whittle Scary Guys - from Poppystamps - complete the Halloween scene.

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Prep Winter Tree Arch for easy removal by rubbing it briskly with scrunched waxed paper.  Cut it from black and light kraft cardstock.

Trim about  1/16" from the sides of the base of the black diecut. Attach it to a gray 3" wide Nested Globes diecut - keep the far left tree trunk and the open center area free of adhesive to add the Poppystamps pumpkin and Rickety House.

Cut Rickety House from light kraft cardstock.  Add a scrap of the light yellow Graceful Garden Glitter Pad 6x6 behind the door and windows.  

Cut the Boo Posh Script background from olive cardstock.  Pressure emboss it with the detailed top layer.  Cut the top layer from dark orange cardstock.  Pressure-embossing the base layer makes it very easy attach the top layer - it just settles right in!  Attach it to a top-folded black A2 card.

Cut 2 moons from the silver Glitzy Glitter Pad 6x6 with the ¾" Circle Basics die.

Cut 2 pumpkins from bright orange cardstock with the Poppystamps Whittle Scary Guys die. Cut the dinosaur and the other guy from green cardstock. Cut a ghost from white cardstock.  Attach black cardstock scraps behind the ghost and pumpkins.

Fold an 8-½" x 3" strip of black cardstock in half crosswise.  Place the bottom cutting edge of the 3" wide Nested Globes die just below the fold and diecut the folded cardstock to create a simple treat wrapper.  Punch a hole at the top.  

Attach the kraft Winter Tree Arch - keep some spots free of adhesive to add the ghost, moon and pumpkin.  Attach the diecuts.  Attach a Ghiradelli Square inside the wrapper with doublestick tape.  Tie it with orange cord.

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Have fun with these designs...Halloween means it's OK to take mix-and-match to an extreme!  Thanks for visiting!

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08/15/2023

Tue 15

Gilded, Glittered and Ghostly by Jean Okimoto

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The new Fanciful Gilded Frame sets the scene for a trio of Halloween icons.  Soft peachy orange shades mingle with swirls, flourishes, glittered and mirrored cardstock.  Hi, Jean here with another design featuring our Fall '23 Collection.

Prep Fanciful Gilded Frame by rubbing it briskly with scrunched waxed paper to help release the detailed design.  Cut it from greenish-gray cardstock.  

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Cut the new Autumn Pumpkin from peachy orange cardstock. Use a screwpunch or rotating leather punch to add eyes and a nose.  Attach black cardstock behind the punched holes.

Cut the new Large Layered Witch Hat from black cardstock.  Cut the vertical trim from the black Glitzy Glitter Pad 6x6.  Cut the hatband from the pale peach Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad 6x6.  Cut the leaf and tendril from the lime green Rainbow Reflections Mirror Pad 6x6.  

Cut the ghosts - from the Ghosts in the Forest die set - from textured white cardstock.  Cut scraps of the peachy orange cardstock and color the eye areas with a black marker.  Attach it behind the ghosts.

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Attach the diecuts to a top-folded textured gray A2 card - use foam tape for the hat and the top of the ghosts' heads.  Add orange Bright Jewels.

Discover new ways to mix Memory Box dies from previous releases with this year's Halloween collection.  The versatile Large Layered Witch Hat is the perfect accessory for several designs.

Thanks for visiting -  see you again on Friday...

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07/28/2023

Fri 28

Bubble, Bubble…Boiling Cauldron in the Forest by Jean Okimoto

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Update a familiar ghostly forest scene with the new Boiling Cauldron from the Fall '23 Collection.  The friendly ghosts are a safe distance from the bubbly pot!  Hi, Happy Friday - Jean here with another mix of favorite dies and new designs from our latest release.

Cut taupey-gray cardstock with the 3-¾" wide Curved Cap Pinpoint Layers die.  Cut it with the Ghosts in the Forest die.  Cut the ghosts from Open Studio Watercolor Paper.  Attach scraps of black cardstock behind the eyes.  Attach a dot of the orange Glitzy Glitter 6x6 behind their mouths.

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Cut Boiling Cauldron from the black Rainbow Reflections 6x6.  Cut the bubbly cauldron rim and 4 loose bubbles from the orange Rainbow Reflections 6x6.  The loose bubbles became pumpkin lights to brighten the background here.  Cut the standing bubbles from the orange Glitzy Glitter 6x6.

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Use a corner punch to round the top corners of a dark gray top-folded A2 card.  Attach the diecuts - prop the top of the ghosts up with foam dots so they'll lean forward.

Mixing, matching and layering "old" and just-released design elements is a great way to get the most mileage from your Memory Box stash and celebrate Halloween '23!

Thanks for visiting...have a great weekend!

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04/28/2023

Fri 28

A Blossom from the Magnolia Grove by Jean Okimoto

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Billowy flowering trees create a colorful backdrop for a fresh Magnolia Blossom from our latest collection.  Hi, Jean here with a spring slimline - and some very poufy trees.

Cut Birch Tree Trunks from light kraft cardstock - we're using just 3 of them today.  Cut the Gentle Rose Watercolor Floral background from a tiny floral print from the new Magnolia Grove 6x6 set.  Cut three more floral backgrounds from dark green cardstock. Layer them - slightly offset  - for treetops.  Trim one of them where it'll be attached along the fold.  Attach them to a pale lavender-pink slimline card (3-⅝"x 8-½").

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The Magnolia Grove set has several other floral and leafy prints that would be great for this technique.

Tip - it's easier to color Magnolia Blossom's layers if they are pressure-embossed first, then colored, then finally cut out.  You won't have to chase the little pieces around to color (and/or misplace!) them - and you can apply the colors exactly where you want them.

Pressure-emboss Magnolia Blossom on smooth white cardstock using a rubber embossing mat and the plate(s) required for your machine.  Color the embossed designs with Pearlescent Orchid and Pearlescent Rust Brilliance inks using a sponge, dauber or blending brush.  Dry the inks, then diecut the pieces.  Assemble the blossom.

Cut the extra leaf/stem pieces - from the Vibrant Leaf Corner set - from green cardstock.  Attach the blossom and leaves to the card - use foam dots behind some of the petals.

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Add pale lavender Winter Fantasy Fairy Gemstones.  Cut a slimline-sized rectangle of cardstock to protect the card front for mailing.

Think beyond-the-box, upcycle and repurpose your tools and supplies to get the most from your investment of these fun toys.

Thanks for visiting - see you in May!

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02/07/2023

Tue 07

Forest Path Valentine by Jean Okimoto

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Designs from our holiday release are great for Valentines too!  Forest Path creates a natural setting for a Poppystamps Whittle Forest Reindeer.  Add a garland of bright red hearts and a glittery mountain stream.  Hi, Jean Okimoto here with a simple design for your favorite guy(s).  

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Cut Forest Path from light Kraft cardstock.  Use Post-It notes to mask the areas at the base of the trees.  Sponge or brush brown ink onto the trees.

Cut the curvy stream section from a white 6x6 in the Delicate Pastels Glitter Pad.  

Cut two streamers from the Heart Streamer Globe set.

Cut the deer from the Poppystamps Whittle Forest Reindeer Kit from dark Kraft cardstock.  Cut the antlers from a scrap of brown cardstock.  Ink the deer with Brilliance Pearlescent Chocolate.  

Stamp the greeting - from the Poppystamps set -on natural cardstock with Tulip Red VersaFine Clair.  Quickly heat-emboss it with detail clear powder.  

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Attach the diecuts to a natural top-folded A2 card.

Hope you've enjoyed seeing our Valentine designs as much as we've enjoyed sharing our ideas with you. Thanks for stopping by.

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02/02/2023

Thu 02

Brown Bear Hugs by Jean Okimoto

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Send bear hugs and Valentine wishes with a spooky Halloween forest, a Christmas polar bear and heart garlands from a globe die.  Take advantage of the versatility of these great dies and repurpose them for other holidays and occasions.  Hi, Jean Okimoto here with a combo designed to get the most from your Memory Box collection.

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We're using 3 shades of Kraft cardstock here - light, medium and dark.  Cut medium Kraft cardstock with the largest Rectangle Basics die.  Cut it with the Ghosts in the Forest die.

Cut the red Glitzy Glitter Pad sheet with the Heart Streamer Globe.  Add a 4th heart to one of the streamers.  Attach the streamers to the trees by taping the ends behind the edges of the diecut.  Attach it to a natural A2 notecard.

Cut Layered Polar Bear's background from light Kraft cardstock.  Color the ears with a brown marker.  Attach a scrap of   Black  Glossy Paper behind the eyes and nose. Cut the remaining pieces dark Kraft cardstock.  Assemble the beqr.

Cut red cardstock from the Berry Red Collection with the smallest Double Stitch Loving Heart Cut Out die. Cut "hugs" from black cardstock with the Lower Case Poetic Alphabet and attach it to the heart.  Attach the heart to the bear using foam tape at the top of the heart.

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Attach the diecuts to a natural A2 notecard - use foam dots for the bear.  Add the clear Christmas Fairy Crystals.  Cut an A2-sized piece of cardstock to protect the card front during mailing.

Layered Polar Bear is really a bear for all seasons.  Add bunny ears for spring - and a mask, witch hat or ghost costume for Halloween.  He's great for baby, thinking-of-you and birthday cards too! MemoryBoxLayeredPolarBear, MemoryBoxHeartStreamerGlobe, MemoryBoxRectangleBasics, MemoryBoxGhostsInTheForest, MemoryBoxBlackGlossyPaper, MemoryBoxDoubleStitchLovingHeartCutOut, MemoryBoxBerryRed6x6, MemoryBoxGlitzyGlitterPad, MemoryBoxChristmasFairyCrystals, PoppystampsPoeticLowerCaseAlphabet, JeanOkimoto, ValentineDiecuts, HeartDiecuts, Diecutting, BearCards, BearDiecuts, HandmadeValentines, ImpressCardsAndCrafts

Thanks for visiting - see you again this weekend...

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