Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Down on the Farm by Noelene

 Hello everyone! Noelene back again to share some D.T inspiration for the Paper Nest Dolls.

For my card today, I am showcasing some of the stamps in the Down on the Farm Set.

This card was made for a special little boy's birthday who loves his tractors, especially the John Deere tractors. I created this cute little scene by using the Farmer, Tractor & Cow from the set. I coloured my scene with Copics & shaded the background with Distress Markers. This was a simple card to make with only a few cardstock layers & some enamel sprinkles to embellish.

Cow & Boots & Tractor Wheels: C1, C2, C4, C5, C7, C9
Tractor Body & Hat: G02, G05, G07, Y11, Y13, Y15
Skin: E0000, E000, E00, E11, E13, R20
Clothes: B21, B23, B26, R24, R27, R29
Hair: E43, E53, E57

Make sure you check out the rest of the adorable Down on the Farm set, which consists of cute PND farmers, farm animals, a tractor & much more!

Down on the Farm set is available in digi here

For the rubber stamp lovers there are 2 different versions available. "Farmer Set - Chick Coupe", available here & "Farmer Set - Farmers with Tractor", available here.

Sentiment: Avery Elle - Simple Sentiments
Colouring Medium: Copics
Ink: Memento Black, 
Distress Ink - Cracked Pistachio & Tumbled Glass
Paper: Doodlebug Design - Petite Prints
Accessories: Doodlebug Design Sprinkles

Thanks for stopping by!


Noelene x

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Happy Hauntings Halloween Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here! I am sharing my Happy Hauntings Halloween Card as my Design Team Inspiration Card for Paper Nest Dolls using Secret Girl Emma.

The Details of My Card

For my card, I decided to create a Halloween card and colour her with my Copic markers like Coraline in the movie. But Emma would be great for Spring, back to school, birthday and so many more occasions!

I had to add a spooky spider web panel with a glittery spider on it. The openings of the spider web allowed me to add some bootackular paper behind it! Lol! I thought it would be fun having her walking by a graveyard as she is trick-or-treating. The sentiment is from the Chit Chat and I just cut off the pointy speech bubble part to make it non-directional and more like a sentiment.

The Halloween candy banner was perfect for my card since she is trick-or-treating! A couple of sprinkles to match her jacket/boots and a black rhinestone were all the other embellishments this card needed.


Copic Markers:

Skin: E04/E11/E21/E00/E000/R20
Freckles: E15
Hair: B24/B97/B39/B99
Yellows: Y11/Y13/Y15/Y17
Reds: R56/R39/R59
Blues: BG75/BG72/B52

Card Recipe for My Happy Hauntings Halloween Card:

Secret Girl Emma, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics - Stamper's Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Cute Halloween 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper, Stampin’ Up!
Carnival Candy Chit Chat, Doodlebug Design Inc.
Boneyard Edgers Die, Frantic Stamper Inc.
Spiderweb Card Panel Die, Frantic Stamper Inc.
Spider Glitter Sticker, Jolee’s Boutique
Candy Banner Sticker, Jolee’s Boutique
Halloween Assortment Sprinkles, Doodlebug Design Inc.
Black Rhinestone Jewels, Stampin’ Up!
Glossy Accents, Ranger (Boots)
Clear Wink of Stella, Stampin’ Up! (Hair Barrett)
Black Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin’ Up!
Basic Black, Basic White and Crushed Curry Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Finished card size: 5 ½” x 4 ¼”

Stamp Size: 4” Tall


Hope you like my Design Team Inspiration Card for Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


Sunday, October 16, 2022

Have a Haunted Halloween

Hello PND Fans! Betty here today. Have you ever visited a haunted house? When I was in high school, my friends and I went to a Halloween haunted house and it was so scary! It was the last time I went to one. I don't like being scared and this is also the reason I avoid horror movies! However, I don't mind cute scary things, like this adorable "Frankie" stamp from Paper Nest Dolls. This stamp comes in red rubber and in digital formats.

Supplies used:
  • Frankie digital stamp
  • Perfect Pearls in Mint, Perfect Pearl, and Perfect Gold
  • Graveyard Gate die and sentiment:  Stampin' Up-Graveyard Gate

Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils used:
Skin: YG67, YG63, YG61
Hair: BV08, BV13, BV11 + Prismacolor: PC932, PC938
Orange: YR18, YR16, YR12
Yellow: Y19, Y15, Y13
White: N3, N1, 0

For the background, I mixed Perfect Pearls with water to create some glitter watercolors and painted the sky and moon on black Bristol paper. I wanted to create an eerie, scary feeling for a haunted Halloween card. I added the graveyard gate to the scene. 

I hope you give this card a try! It's a cute and fun card to make. Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a Happy Halloween! ~Betty~

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Happy Halloween With Bad Witch Ellie

Hi PND Fans! It's Betty here today. I can't believe Halloween is less than three weeks away! I love creating cute Halloween cards to send to friends. I made this shaker card using the adorable Paper Nest Dolls stamp called Bad Witch Ellie. Bad Witch Ellie comes in both red rubber and digital formats. I used the digital format so that I could make the image the size I want.

Products used:
  • Paper Nest dolls Bad Witch Ellie Digital Stamp
  • Broom die:  Stampin' Up
  • Patterned papers: Stamp Anniething
  • Sequins: Hobby Lobby
Copic Markers & Prismacolor Pencils Used:

Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: E93
Hair: G17, G14, G12 + PC908, PC909, PC912, PC938
Dress/Purple: V99, V25, V95, V93
Orange: YR07, YR68, YR02, YR61

Brown: E35, E33, E31, E30
Blue: B97, B95, B93
Purple: V99, V25, V95, V93

Broom: YR24, YR23, YR21

This stamp is so cute and fun to color! I hope you give it a try. 

Thank you for visiting today. I hope you have a wonderful and creative week! ~Betty~

Friday, October 7, 2022

Wish Big Lion

Hi Crafty Friends,
This lion from Paper Nest Dolls is ready to give you BIG BIRTHDAY WISHES! He is called Noah's Lion and I created a fun foiled and stenciled rays background for him to shine.

Make Crafty Friends Q & A:
Q: What would you name Noah's Lion?
A: Me? Liam the Lion

Paper Nest Dolls Noah's Lion
My Creative Time Scallop Rectangle Layering Dies
Stamplorations Skinny Words Dies

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

My Pop & Twist Halloween Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here! I am sharing My Pop & Twist Halloween Card as my Design Team Inspiration Card for Paper Nest Dolls. I was honoured to have been asked to present my colouring and a project this past weekend for the Paper Nest Dolls’ Not So Spooky Magical Weekend! So, I created a tag for the event, but I had so much fun that I created a card using the stamps from the retreat and based it on my tag with a twist!

The Details of My Card

For my card, I decided to create a Pop & Twist card. I love how when you open the card, the stamps on the inside fold out and pop up!

The front of the card was based on the tag that I presented with a few tweaks to fit the card size.

The inside was where all the magic happened as you open the card! When I saw these cute critters, I knew I wanted to create a twist and pop card!

I used very little decorations on the inside since I wanted the card to fold as flat as possible, but I couldn’t resist some glittery bats and Halloween words.


Copic Markers:

Spooky Signpost

Pumpkins: E15/YR18/YR15/YR14/YR12
Pumpkin Eyes: YR18/YR14/Y15
Wood Post/Pumpkin Stems: E29/E25/E21
Orange Sign: YR18/YR15/YR14/YR12
Yellow Sign: Y38/Y17/Y15
Red Sign: R29/R27/R24/R22
Gray Sign/Spider: C5/C3/C1
Grass: G99/G94/G21

Girl Ghost

Sheet: B0000/B000/0
Nose/Mouth: C7/C5/C3
Bow: R29/R27/R24/R22/C5/C3/0


Fur: E39/E37/E35/E33/E31
Scarf: C7/C5/C3/C1
Collar: B99/B95/B93
Pumpkin: E15/YR18/YR15/YR14/YR12
Pumpkin Eyes: YR18/YR14/Y15

Boy Ghost

Sheet: B0000/B000/0
Nose/Mouth: C7/C5/C3


Fur: C7/C5/C3/C1/R20
Hat: B97/B95/B93
Scarf: B0000/B000/0
Pumpkin: E15/YR18/YR15/YR14/YR12


Card Recipe for My Pop & Twist Halloween Card:

Not So Spooky Magical Weekend Stamps, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics - Stamper's Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Boo Crew, Simple Stories
Black Glimmer Paper, Stampin’ Up!
Brother Scan & Cut
Creatables Border with Pumpkins, Marianne Design
Spooky Bat Punch, Stampin’ Up!
Precision Die - Halloween Reverse-cut Words, Frantic Stamper
Black Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin’ Up!
Cheese Cloth, My Kitchen
Black Sharpie
Basic Black and Pumpkin Pie Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Finished card size: 5 ½” x 4 ¼”


Stamp Sizes:

Spooky Signpost: 4 ½” Tall
Girl Ghost: 2 ½” Tall
Dog: 2 ½” Tall
Boy Ghost: 2 ½” Tall
Cat: 2 ¾” Tall


Hope you like my Design Team card for Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


Monday, October 3, 2022

Ballgown Avery by Noelene

 Hello crafty friends Noelene here today with some D.T inspiration for the Paper Nest Dolls. Today I am using a stunning new image called Ballgown Avery. You may remember this stamp released some time back in rubber. The image although similar, is slightly different and an updated version.

I created a card with pretty distressed paper & added die cuts. I then embellished with flowers & lace. 

Copic Markers:
Hair: E41, E43, E44, E47
Skin: E0000, E000, E00, E11, R20
Clothes: R81, R83, R85, R89, YG45, 

This image is so versatile! Ballgown Avery could also be used for Prom/Formal & Quinceanera cards, just to name a few.

Ballgown Avery can be found & in digital format here

If you want a rubber stamp you can find the original version of this stamp here.

Thanks for stopping by!


Noelene x 

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