Susan Simpson - UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Poppy Moments Dies - Hopping Around The World

Hello and welcome to another Hopping Around The World Blog Hop!  This month our theme is flowers - I decided to use the Poppy Moments Dies for my project.


When I say I decided to use - I meant eventually decided to use!  I have many stamp sets with flowers and as I sat pondering I really could not decide which to use so I had a rethink.  Eventually, I decided I would not use stamps for the flowers of this challenge just these fabulous dies.


Craftyduckydoodah!, Poppy Moments Dies, Label Me Bold, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Hopping Around The World, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Spring / Summer 2020,

Here are the colours I used for my project.



Here is my project - I'm not sure what this technique is called - perhaps an inlaid die cut technique?

Craftyduckydoodah!, Poppy Moments Dies, Label Me Bold, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Hopping Around The World, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Spring / Summer 2020,

To create the Poppy Moments card

21 cm x 14.5 cm scored at 10.5 cm ww thick card
10 cm x 14 cm Basic Black card
9.9 cm x 13.9 cm ww thick card
Pieces of thick ww, Basic Black, Calypso Coral and Old Olive for the die cut elements.

To create the inlaid die cut panel
Use an assortment of dies on the black card piece. I deliberately placed some of the dies over the edge of the card.

Craftyduckydoodah!, Hopping Around The World, Label Me Bold, Poppy Moments Dies, Spring / Summer 2020, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Adhere the piece of thick ww card to the back of the die cut panel using Tombow.  You could, if you prefer adhere straight to the card base and miss this step out (I like to add dimension to my projects).

Craftyduckydoodah!, Hopping Around The World, Label Me Bold, Poppy Moments Dies, Spring / Summer 2020, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Cut a selection of pieces from the coloured card and adhere in the spaces.

Craftyduckydoodah!, Hopping Around The World, Label Me Bold, Poppy Moments Dies, Spring / Summer 2020, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Top Tip
I found it easier to apply dabs of Tombow to the card base rather than the die cut pieces.

Turn the panel over and trim off any overhanging pieces.

Craftyduckydoodah!, Hopping Around The World, Label Me Bold, Poppy Moments Dies, Spring / Summer 2020, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

I used dimensionals to adhere the panel to the card base.  I used a stamp set called Label Me Bold for the sentiment.  I used Calypso Coral ink and trimmed each piece to leave a tiny white border.  I used mini dimensionals to adhere to the front of the card.

Craftyduckydoodah!, Hopping Around The World, Label Me Bold, Poppy Moments Dies, Spring / Summer 2020, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

I had a couple of die cut pieces left over so, I decorated the inside with them.

Craftyduckydoodah!, Hopping Around The World, Label Me Bold, Poppy Moments Dies, Spring / Summer 2020, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Here is the completed card.

Craftyduckydoodah!, Hopping Around The World, Label Me Bold, Poppy Moments Dies, Spring / Summer 2020, Supplies available 24/7 from my online store, Susan Simpson UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

This inlaid die cutting technique is a lot of fun; just think of all the die sets you have and think about using them in this way.  If you have children at home, perhaps this might be a good project for them to try too?

Next up is Maureen Rauchfuss from the USA who I am sure has a great project to share with us.


If you get lost along the way a lost of hop participants can be found below.

Stay safe and well wherever in the World you are.

Susan xx

Hop Participants
    Tanja Klingler-Selinger (AUSTRIA) – not this time
    Susan Simpson (UK)you are here!
    Pamela Poli (FR) – not this time
    Maheswari Rajaguru (Australia) – not this time
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5 comments:

  1. We're in sync again Susan! I love how you layered up the cardstock to create the background - very clever. Thanks for sharing x

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  2. Great tips - love your card and those poppies!

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  3. That's a really great idea! Thanks for sharing! Love your card!

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  4. What a different card Susan, I love a bit of paper piecing and this is so bold x

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  5. it's a very good idea. Thank you for sharing the instructions

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