Thursday, October 14, 2021

True Friends are Always Together in Spirit

Hi PND Fans! It's Betty back with another card. Inspired by the movie Mulan, Paper Nest Dolls has created this cute, fun, and versatile stamp called Warrior Princess. I found this sentiment just right for this card that I will be sending to a friend. This stamp comes in red rubber and in digital formats. I used the digital format for my card so that I could make it the size I want. I knew I wanted to make an A6 size card. 

To start, I printed the Warrior Princess stamp and colored it with Copic Markers.

Copic Markers Used
Warrior Princess:
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: R20, R30
Hair: T9, T7, T5, T3
Red: R24, R22, R21, R20
Green: G45, G24, G21, G40
Blue: BG07, BG05, BG02, G00

Red: R24, R22, R21, R20
Yellow: YR15, Y19, Y13
Brown (nose): E37, E35, E31
Blue: BG05

Fur: E57, E55, E53, E51
Nose: T7, T3, T1
Inside ears: R24, R22
Collar: R21, R20

V15, V12, BV13, BV11

I used black cardstock and patterned washi paper to mat the card front. I adhered all the layers together with double-sided tape. Do not use liquid glue on washi paper or the paper will wrinkle. 

This is a easy one layer card to make so I hope you give it a try! Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a creative week. 

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Fall Emma at the Pumpkin Patch

Hi Crafty Friends,
I have the cutest little girl ready to go to the Pumpkin Patch from Paper Nest Dolls. Her name is Fall Emma. I created a colorful leaf background to match her outfit using Taylored Expressions Falling Leaves Stamp & Stencil combo. I was inspired by my niece and nephew's trip to the Pumpkin Patch and pumpkin carving, pictures below.

Make Crafty Friends Q & A:
Q: Did you go or are you going to the Pumpkin Patch?
A: Me? No, but I'll get some pumpkins from the grocery store for my porch.

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Paper Nest Dolls Fall Emma
Paper Nest Dolls Pumpkin Patch
Taylored Expressions Falling Leaves Stamp & Stencil

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Perfectly Wicked Interactive Card

Perfectly Wicked Interactive Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It’s Laurie here! Today I am sharing Perfectly Wicked Interactive Card as my Design Team Inspiration Card for Paper Nest Dolls using the Evil Fairy.

I was honoured to have been asked to present at the Paper Nest Dolls’ Party with the Villains Virtual Weekend Retreat that was this past weekend. I had so much fun creating my cards for the event that I made an extra one that I thought I would share with you today. The other cards that I presented at the Retreat will be posted at the end of this post.

To get in the mood and for inspiration, I just had to watch the movies both the live action and the cartoon! Any excuse to watch Disney is a good excuse in my books! Lol!

For this card, I coloured the Evil Fairy with my Copic Markers to matched the Disney cartoon. I have been wanting to use the Give a Whirl Dies from Stampin’ Up! and thought it would be perfect for my card! It is so fun to spin that little dial and see all the fun sentiments! These sentiments… “Perfectly Wicked!” and “Bad Girls Have More Fun!” …were created in Word. I added one of the digital papers behind them to blend in with the paper that I used on my card base. Since the Evil Fairy turns into a dragon at the end of the movie, I couldn’t resist adding a bright green dragon with a dusting of Black Soot on its edges. A castle and a few stars that were brushed with the Aged Brass were the only other elements that I added to my card.


Copic Markers:

Skin: E04/E11/E21/E00/E000/R20
Blacks: T10/T8/T7/T6/T5 (could use Cs instead)
Purples: V09/V06/V04
Dress: RV17/RV14/RV13
Staff: YG09/YG06/YG03/TG00
Crows: C9/C7/C6/C5/YR04/YR02

Close Up of The Evil Fairy on My Card

Card Recipe for Perfectly Wicked Interactive Card:

Evil Fairy, Paper Nest Dolls
Build a Castle Dies, Whimsy Stamps
Give It A Whirl Dies, Stampin’ Up!
Black Soot Distress Ink, Ranger Ink
Mini Ink Blending Tool, Ranger Ink
Art Alchemy-Metallique Wax-Aged Brass, Prima Marketing
Clear Star Gelly Roll Pen
Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green and Black Card Stock

Finished card size: 4.25” x 5.5”


Cards from the Party with 
The Villains Retreat Weekend

Spinner Card Using Evil Queen and Princess and Apple by Paper Nest Dolls

Centre-Step Card with Evil Fairy by Paper Nest Dolls


Hope you like my Design Team card using
Evil Fairy by Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Warrior Princess by Noelene

 Hi all, Noelene back to share some inspiration using a brand new stamp from the Paper Nest Dolls.

A little while back you may remember the beautiful Princess Collection, well Christine has added a new princess called Warrior Princess.

Isn't she just beautiful!!!

Copic Markers:
Hair: N3, N5, N7, N9
Skin: E0000, E000, E00, E11, R20
Clothes: R24, R27, R29, G0000, G000, G41, G45, B23, B24, B28, Y0000, Y000, Y02, Y04, Y06, 
Dragon: R20, R24, R29, C5, E11,
Cricket: BV0000, BV13
Dog: E81, E84, E87

Warrior Princess can be found in rubber here & in digital format here.

Thanks for stopping by!


Noelene x

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Happy Birthday Dahling!

Hello PND Fans! It's Betty here. Inspired by the most loved puppy movie, The 101 Dalmatians, Paper Nest Dolls has created this adorable stamp called Puppy Villain. This stamp is one of the four stamps from their Villain Collection and it comes in red rubber and digital formats. I thought it would be fun to put her on a birthday card, but you can use it for other occasions. Check out their other stamps in the amazing Villain Collection!

I created a 6x6 square card and used the digital version so that I can make her large (4 inches tall) so that the fur details can be seen on her coat. I used a combination of Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils to color this stamp. 

Copic Markers Used
Hair (Black): T9, T7, T5, T3; Hair (White): T3, T1, T0
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Dress: T9, T5, T2, T2
Purse: T5, T3, T1, T0
Earrings, Shoes & Cigarette Holder: R29, R22
Puppy: T5, T3, T1

Prismacolor Pencils Used
Fur Coat: PC1065, PC1063, PC1060, PC938
Supplies used:
  • Patterned cardstock is from Echo Park, Magic and Wonder
  • Dalmatian clipart is from
  • Heart dies from Cricut Cuttlebug
  • Stitched rectangle die from Gina Marie Designs
  • I typed my own sentiment in Microsoft Word and printed it out.

This is a fun and easy card to make. I love using patterned paper from a paper pad since the colors are always coordinated. I hope you give this card a try!

Thank you for taking the time to stop by! Have a wonderful and creative week. ~Betty ~

Friday, September 24, 2021

Pumpkin Patch

    Hello my crafty friends!!

It's Candace here today on the Paper Nest Dolls blog!!

Today I'm showcasing the newest digital stamp Pumpkin Patch.  

You can pick it up HERE!

This image is perfect to create a Fall scene card.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Thursday, September 23, 2021

My Steampunk Anniversary Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here sharing My Steampunk Anniversary Card using Goth Dad and Goth Mom by Paper Nest Dolls for my Design Team Inspiration Card.

I gave this fun card to my Hubby for our wedding anniversary this year. He loves anything steampunk and the Addams Family. So, I decided to add a steampunk vibe to my card with gears, a chain, a monocle, the Word Band, and my monochromatic colour scheme.

My Card Details

For my card, I decided that I wanted to colour the two images in black and white just like in the old TV series, but with a pop of red for the rose. I carried that colour scheme over with my paper choices and embellishments. The My Mind’s Eye paper was so perfect that I decided to make my card 6” x 6” and only cut off 1/8” for the card base. I lightly sponged the Brushed Iron wax to my die cut corner gears to give them added dimension and placed them underneath Goth Dad. To mirror them, I place Cherry Cobbler die cut roses on the opposite corner underneath Goth Mom. A black doily helps set off my focal point of the coloured stamps from the background.

Close Up of My Design Team Card

For embellishments, I used a Tim Holtz Monocle and Word Band that mirror the Brushed Iron Wax in colour. I picked up the Ball Bead Chain from my local hardware store. The Cherry Cobbler Ribbon and Red Rhinestone, tie in my pop of red colour.

My Envelope Details

Since I went with a 6” x 6” card, I need to create a custom envelope and my Envelope Punch Board came to the rescue.

Front of my Envelope

I used some Stampin’ Up Designer Series Paper that carried the monochrome theme over from the card. I used a sponge dauber to dab Cherry Cobbler Ink to the roses on the paper to tie in my pops of red. Some black lace fiber blend tied my envelope together with a matching gear tag.

Inside of my Envelope with my Card


Copic Markers:

Goth Mom
Skin: W0/W1/W3/W5
Hair: T9/T7/T5/T4/T3
Dress: T9/T7/T5/T3
Rose: R39/R37/R35/R32/G21/G94/G99

Close Up of Goth Mom

Goth Dad
Skin: W0/W1/W3/W5
Hair: T9/T7/T5/T3
Suit: T9/T7/T5 (dark stripes), T5/T3/T1 (light stripes)
Tie: T9/T7/T5/T4
Shirt: T2/0
Shoes: T9/T7/T5

Close Up of Goth Dad


Card Recipe for My Steampunk Anniversary Card:

Goth DadGoth Mom, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics - Stamper's Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Lost & Found – Union Square Paper Pad, My Mind’s Eye
Mon Amour Collection 8” x 8” Paper Pad, Graphic 45
Timeless Elegance Designer Series Paper, Stampin Up!
Rose Bloom Metal Die, Paper Rose
Industrial Chic - Corner Die, Sue Wilson, Creative Expressions
Industrial Chic – Frame & Tag Die, Sue Wilson, Creative Expressions
Art Alchemy-Metallique Wax - Brushed Iron, Prima Marketing
Gift It, Christmas Black Paper Doily, Recollections, Michael’s Arts & Crafts
Moonlight Mistress, Busy Box Blends
Monocles, Idea-ology, Tim Holtz
30” Ball Bead Chain with Connector Clasp, Local Hardware Store
Word Bands, Idea-ology, Tim Holtz
Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon, Stampin’ Up!
Floral Romance Seals, Stampin’ Up!
Painted Love Gold Vinyl Stickers, Stampin’ Up!
Envelope Punch Board
Red Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Stampin’ Up!
Cherry Cobbler Ink, Stampin’ Up!
Sponge Daubers, Stampin’ Up!
Cherry Cobbler and Basic Black Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Finished card size: 6” x 6”


Hope you like My Steampunk Anniversary Card
using Goth Dad and Goth Mom by Paper Nest Dolls

Thank you for stopping by!


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