Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Emma Catching Stars with Amanda

Hey crafty friends!  It's Amanda Fitterer here!  Today, I'm sharing a sweet card using the Angel Emma Catching Star digital stamp!

I printed the digital image on 80lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock.  Then, I colored the image using Copic markers.

Hair:  E47, E25, E23, E55
Skin:  E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20

Dress:  R56, R85, R83, R81
Star and Halo:  Y28, Y26, Y35, YR31
Wings:  E70, E74

Cloud:  BV0000, B60, B63, 0
Fishing Rod:  E31, E25

Once she was all colored in, I cut her out with precision scissors.  I stamped a sentiment on vellum and then used 3D foam adhesives to adhere the vellum and the colored image to the card front.

Here's another image of the final card!

Thank you so much for stopping by the Paper Nest Dolls blog today!  Enjoy the rest of your week!  Xx, Amanda

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Level Up Birthday Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here sharing my Level Up Birthday Card for the Design Team of Paper Nest Dolls using Build Your Own Nest (Gamers). It comes with 3 digital images including a gamer boy, a gamer girl and a game console/games. 

Level Up Birthday Card

This set of digital stamps are perfect to create your own “room” using the Build Your Own Nest (Family Room). For my card, I decided that I wanted to highlight these cute gamers and their game box and games. So, I created a slim line card just for them.


Copic Markers: 

Girl Gamer

Skin: E000/00/21/11/04/R20
Hair: E29/E27/E25/E23/E21
Shirt: R39/R37/R35/R32
Leggings: YG03/YG63/YG67/G99
Ear Phones: C9/C7/C6/C5/R39/R37/R35
Mic: C1/C3/C5
Game Controller: C9/C7/C6/C5/B24/B26/YG03/YG67/Y15/Y38
Games: B18/B26/B24/R37/R35/R32

Girl Gamer

Boy Gamer

Skin: E000/00/21/11/04/R20
Hair: E57/E43/E55/E53/E50
Shirt: B18/B26/B24
Shorts: R39/R37/R35/R32
Ear Phones: C9/C7/C6/C5/B18/B26/B24
Mic: C1/C3/C5
Game Controller: C9/C7/C6/C5/B24/B26/YG03/YG67/Y15/Y38
Game Box: C9/C7/C6/C5/C4/C3/C1

Boy Gamer


Card Recipe for Level Up Birthday Card:

Paper Basics - Stamper's Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Saved the Day Paper Pad, Stamp Anniething
Level Up Stamp Set, My Favorite Things
Game Controller Die-namics, My Favorite Things
Large Slimline with Sliders Dies, Lawn Fawn
Stitched Rectangle Dies, Stampin’ Up!
Onyx Black, VersaFine Instant Dry Pigment Ink, Tsukineko 
Glossy Accents
Pacific Point, Basic Black, Real Red, Granny Apple Green
and Daffodil Delight Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!
Finished card size: 3.5” x 8.5”


Hope you like my Level Up Birthday Card using Build Your Own Nest (Gamers)!

Thank you for stopping by!


Sunday, February 21, 2021

Mermaid Princess - Happy Birthday Card

Hi PND Fans! Betty here with another card inspiration! When my daughter was three years old, her favorite Disney movie was The Little Mermaid. This was one movie I really enjoyed watching repeatedly. This July, Disney is coming out with a live action movie starring Halle Bailey (musician) as Ariel and Melissa McCarthy as Ursula! I can't wait for this movie to come out! After hearing about this news, I had to make a card with Paper Nest Dolls' Ariel-inspired mermaid, "Mermaid Princess." This stamp comes in red rubber and in digital (I used the digital).

I kept the A2 sized card simple by printing the digital stamp and then used masking tape to mask it so that I can do some ink blending for the background. I used Distress Ink in Vintage Photo to ink blend the bottom to make it look like sand, then used my Copic markers to highlight the ripples in the water and used a light brushing of Distress Oxide in Mermaid Lagoon to make the water. Lastly, I used a cloud stencil from Stamp Anniething and used Distress Oxide in Mermaid Lagoon ink for the sky.

After the background was done, I peeled off the mask and colored the image using Copic markers. Colors are listed below. 

Copic markers used:
Hair: E18, E08, YR18, YR14
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: R20
Teal: BG57, BG13, BG23, BG11
Purple: V15, V12, V01
Yellow: Y17, Y15, Y13, Y11
Brown: E44, E47, E55, E42
Water: B01, B00, B000

I cut out a lacy die from Gina Marie Designs. I cut out a white mat and colored the edges with Distress Oxide in Mermaid Lagoon to match the clouds. I typed the sentiment using my computer and printed it out then used a Banner Die from Stamp Anniething, inked the edges with a Copic marker (BG57) and adhered it to the card using foam squares. I used a white gel pen to add some dots for highlights to the card.

I hope you enjoyed my card today! Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day! Betty

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Shamrock Wishes by Noelene

 Hello crafty friends,

Noelene back again sharing some Shamrock Wishes.

St Patrick's Day is just around the corner, so for my inspiration today I am using Lucky Emma from PND.

I created my shaker card using my Silhouette machine to cut the shamrock shape for the shaker window. 

I didn't want to embellish too much so I only added some flowers.

Lucky Emma can be found in rubber stamp here or digital stamp here.

Thanks for stopping by!


Noelene x

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Queen of Valentines Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here sharing my Queen of Valentines Card using the digital version of Queen of Hearts Ellie. This cute stamp come in both a rubber and a digital version. There is also a Wonderland Bundle that consists of Queen of Hearts Ellie, Emma in Wonderland, Mad Hatter Avery and Mischievous Cat. Love this Bundle! You can also buy them individually. I hope to colour more of them in the future!

Queen of Valentines Card

For, my card, I knew that I wanted to make a Valentine’s card with this stamp. Something a little different. Hence the Queen of Valentines! I coloured sweet Ellie with my Copic markers and added Glossy Accents and Stardust Stickles in certain places to make her sparkle. The Down the Rabbit Hole paper was perfect for my card with all the crowns! I have had this Hearts Border Die forever and thought it reminded me of the Queen’s garden of roses in the book, but with hearts instead. I had fun creating my playing cards using a die from the Stamp Anniething, but it is easy enough to create them using other rectangle and heart dies. Of course, you have to have a Queen of Hearts playing card along with an Ace of Hearts and the “back” of a third card using the Valentine Paper with all the Valentine words. A die cut heart, white rick-rack, red/white twine, red rhinestones and a card charm tie this theme all together!


Close Up of Queen of Valentines Card

Copic Markers:

Skin: E000/00/21/11/04/R20
Hair: E21/E23/E25/E27/E29
Dress (Red): R39/R37/R35/W5
Dress (Black): C9/C7/C6/C4
Dress (White): C3/C1/C0/0, Stardust Stickles on Hearts
Flamingo: R85/R83/R81/ YR21/YR12/Y17/C7/C4, Glossy Accents on Beak
Crown: YR21/YR12/Y17/Y38/R39/R35, Glossy Accents


Card Recipe for
Queen of Valentines Card:

Queen of Hearts Ellie, Paper Nest Dolls
Sweet Sentiment Premium Coloring Paper
Down the Rabbit Hole 6” x 6’ Paper Pad, Stamp Anniething
4.75” x 6.75” Enchanted Woodland Mat Pad, Martha Stewart Crafts
Make a Difference Stamp Set, Stampin’ Up!
Real Red Classic Ink Pad, Stampin’ Up!
Card Deck Builder Metal Dies, Down the Rabbit Hole Grab and Go Box, Stamp Anniething
Two of Hearts Dies, Cheery Lynn Designs
Hearts Border Die, From my Stash
Playing Card Charm, Down the Rabbit Hole Grab and Go Box, Stamp Anniething
Valentine’s Day Decorative Trim, Celebrate It
Red/White Baker’s Twine
Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stampin’ Up!
Stardust Stickles
Glossy accents
Real Red, Basic Black and Whisper White Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!
Card Size: 5 ½” x 5 ½”


Hope you like my Queen of Valentines Card using Queen of Hearts Ellie!

Thank you for stopping by!


Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Hugs & Kisses Emma


Hi Crafty Friends,
This little Valentine is Hugs & Kisses Emma from Paper Nest Dolls.

Make Crafty Friends Q & A:
Q: Do you have a Valentine Outfit like this cutie?
A: Me? Yes, I have Valentine leggings and a shirt that says "My Valentine Has Fur"


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Paper Nest Dolls Hugs & Kisses Emma
Jaded Blossom Arrow Stencil
Glitter Gel
My Creative Time Scallop Frame Dies

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