Saturday, January 23, 2021

Winter Birthday Boy Shaker

Hi Crafty Friends,
Did you use up all your birthday cards? Time to start you new 2021 stash! I have a fun winter boy birthday card to inspire you. Boy cards are always so hard to make. This fun shaker will bring a smile to any little guy's face!

Make Crafty Friends Q & A:
Q: Do you make birthday cards as they come up or do you have a stash?
A: Me? I have a stash! 

Don't forget to subscribe, follow, and comment on my blog for your chance to win my January Prize (see right panel) and for more giveaways and inspiration follow me on Instagram @MadeByMeghanK 

Paper Nest Dolls Tiny Owen with Gift
Studio Katia Snowglobe Die
The Cat's Pajamas Presents Die
CAS-Friday Snowflakes Dies
Kat Scrappiness Sugar Plum Fairies Sequin Mix


Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Ellie with Bible


Hello there, crafty friends!  Welcome to the Paper Nest Dolls blog!  We are so happy to have you here!  :)

Today, I'm sharing this card I made for my cousin's Confirmation coming up next month.  With Covid, we aren't able to see her receive this sacrament, but her mom asked if we could all send her some cards instead!  I think this sweet Ellie with Bible is perfect for a Confirmation, don't you??

To create this card, I printed the digital image on 80lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock.  I colored her with Copic markers and then cut her out with scissors.

For her skin, I used E000, E00, E21, E11, R20.
For her hair, I used E53, YR30, YR31, and Y32.

For her dress, I used R43, R21, BV02, BV31, and V20.
For the Bible and shoes, I used E42, E41, E40, and E31.

Once I got her cut out, I created some layers using some dies and patterned paper.  I also used Heffy Doodle's Down the Line Sentiments for my "Sending Love" banner.

I adhered everything to my card base and it's ready to be sent off to my sweet cousin!

Thank you again for stopping by the Paper Nest Dolls blog today!!  Xoxo, Amanda

Monday, January 18, 2021

Ice Skating Avery by Céline

Céline here to share a another card.
Here is another christmas card I still have to share I used " Ice Skating Avery ", no shaker today lol !!

Copics used : 
Skin :  E13, 11, 21, 00, 000, R21, 20
Hair : E18, 09, YR07, 04
Clothes : R56, 46, 29, 27, 24, YG67, G07, YG45, W4, 3, 2, 1

Thanks for stopping by.

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Raccoon Smooch - Hugs & Kisses

Hello! Betty here with a cute Valentine's Day card.Valentine's Day cards are my favorite cards to make. I love using hearts and red is my favorite color. I am using one of my favorite stamps from Paper Nest Dolls called Raccoon Smooch. This stamp comes in a set of three stamps in red rubber or you can buy this particular one in digital format. 

I used Copic markers to color this stamp. So easy to color since it's only two color blends, gray and red! Colors are listed below.

Copic markers used:
Gray: W6, W5, W4, W3, W1, Blender
White: W3, W1, Blender
Red: RV17, RV14, RV13, RV11

This is a 6" x 6" card. I matted this card with patterned paper that I've had in my stash for years. I used heart dies and cut out a few different size hearts, a bow die, and a paper doily. No bow die? Just use ribbon. I typed up the sentiment, Hugs & Kisses, using MS-Word and printed it out. 

A fun, quick, and easy card to make and mass produce and the stamp makes it the cutest Valentine's Day card! Thank you for stopping by today. Have a great day! ~Betty~

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Ice Skating Avery

Hi Crafty Friends,
I have a beautiful skater card today with pastel winter colors. This is Ice Skating Avery from Paper Nest Dolls, isn't she gorgeous! I love her outfit.

Make Crafty Friends Q & A:
Q: Have you been ice skating this year?
A: Me? No... I don't think I have ice skated since junior high but I did roller blade!

Don't forget to subscribe, follow, and comment on my blog for your chance to win my January Prize (see right panel) and for more giveaways and inspiration follow me on Instagram @MadeByMeghanK  

Paper Nest Dolls Ice Skating Avery
Hello Bluebird Winter Scene Die
Gina Marie Snowflake Dies

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Will You be my Valentine?


Will You Be My Valentine? Design Team Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here sharing my Will You Be My Valentine? Card for the Design Team of Paper Nest Dolls. Have you started your Valentine cards yet?

For my card, I used the sweet Emma with Panda. Even though this digital stamp isn’t a Valentine image, I thought that Emma made the perfect Valentine card with her panda! Wouldn’t you love to receive a panda like hers as a Valentine gift?


Copic Markers: 

Skin: E000/00/21/11/04/R20
Hair: W9/W7/W5/100
Top/Shoes/Bow: R39/R29/R27/R24/W5
Skirt: 100/W9/W7/W6/W5
Panda: C9/C7/C5/C1/C0/0
Ground: W4/W3/W0

Close Up of Will You Be My Valentine? DT Card


Card Recipe for Will You Be My Valentine? Card:

Emma with Panda, Paper Nest Dolls
Good Greetings Stamp Set, Stampin’ Up!
Breeze 6” x 6” Paper Pad, My Mind’s Eye
Magical Adventures 6” x 6” Paper Pad, Echo Park Paper Co.
4” Paper Heart Dollies, Valentine’s Day, Celebrate It, Michaels Arts & Craft Store
Corner Bow Die – Memory Box
Love is Growing Die, Penny Black
Jewel Felt Flower Embellishments, Recollections, Michaels Arts & Craft Store
Panda Button, Dress It Up Buttons
Real Red 1” Ruched Ribbon, Stampin’ Up!
Basic Rhinestone Jewels, Stampin’ Up!
Red Rhinestones, Stampin’ Up!
Clear Wink of Stella
White Gelly Roll Pen
Black Gelly Roll Pen
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad, Stampin’ Up!
Real Red, Basic Black and Whisper White Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!
Finished card size: 5 ½” x 5 ½”


Hope you like my Will You Be My Valentine? Card using Emma with Panda by Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Love Struck Emma with Amanda Fitterer


Hello there and welcome back to the Paper Nest Dolls blog!  I hope you're having a great week so far!  It's Amanda Fitterer joining you today with this sweet Love Struck Emma card!

To create this card, I printed Emma on 80lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock.  Next, I colored her in with the Copic markers. 

Hair:  Y23 and YR30  |  Skin:  E0000, E000, E00, E21, R20

Rest of image:  R43, R21, R20, R30, G21, G20, E31, E42, E41, E40

Once I got her all colored in, I started creating my layers using patterned paper, dies, a paper trimmer, and a rounded edge punch.

For my sentiment, I used Natural My Favorite Things ink and Heffy Doodle Bold Banner Sentiments.

The last step is to adhere my layers together!  I also added a few hearts!

Thank you so much for stopping by The Paper Nest Dolls blog today!  Wishing you a wonderful rest of the week!  Xoxo, Amanda

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