Ashley’s Awesome Egyptian Themed Slimline Pull Tab Card!

Hello crafty friends! I hope you all enjoyed our Reveal and Inspiration Chapter on the new Spring 2021 Release. All new products will be official in our shop TOMORROW!! Yay!!

Ashley’s back to share an awesome interactive slimline card with us! And this scene is just so much fun!

She used our Desert Landscape die and stencil set to make this gorgeous background, with lots of ink blending to make it look like a desert scene. I just love the 3-dimensional look!

Images from the Mysterious Egypt stamp set were coloured with Copic markers and cut with the coordinating dies.

I really love her idea of using the Dotted Borders Slimline Pull Tab – Stand-Alone Die to make the mummy pop out of the coffin when the pull tab is pulled, super cute!

A sentiment from the stamp set was stamped in navy blue ink and adhered on a strip to the card, which matches the navy blue back panel that she made using the Navy Blazer – Heavyweight Premium Cardstock from the newest Spectrum Collection.

Thank you Ashley! Your card is super fun and inspiring!

Thank you so much for stopping by, have a magnificent day!

Penguin Palace

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Reveal & Inspiration Chapter Spring 2021 Winners Reveal

Spring 2021 New Release – Reveal & Inspirational Chapter: Wrap Up and Winners Reveal

Spring 2021 New Release Schedule

HELLO crafty friends! Below is a quick snap shot of our Spring 2021 Release, and our Giveaway Winners Reveal! Our 5 new clear stamp sets & coordinating dies, 6 new Stand-Alone Penguin Perfect Cuts, 2 new Dies+Stencil Sets, 4 new circular Stencils for the Stencils 360°TM, and our whole new collection of Cardstocks, The Spectrum Collection – are now available for Pre-Order on www.ppstamps.com! Don’t forget about our Free Gift. Click HERE to find out more! All of the new products will be officially released next Wednesday 31 Mar!!

Now before we get to the Giveaway Winners Reveal, we still have one more showcase to do! We are introducing a brand new collection of cardstock, The Spectrum Collection!

You will definitely want to keep a good supply of this “Penguin Palace Essentials” handy in your craft room for all your papercrafting projects!  These cardstocks are 100lb. heavyweight and are of excellent quality and value for money. If you’re struggling to decide which color to go with, go with our cardstock sampler Prism Pack!

Check out our short Intro Video over on our YouTube Channel!

Now it’s time for our Giveaway Winners Reveal. Scroll down to find out who the lucky winners are!

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BLOG Giveaway:

The lucky winner#1 from our Blog is: Denise Bryant

The lucky winner#2 from our Blog is: Meghan Kennihan

INSTAGRAM Giveaway:

The lucky winners are: @jreyoriginals and @cyc_crafts

Congratulations to all four winners!! You have each won a $30CAD Gift Certificate to our shop! Please email us at info@ppstamps.com (or DM us on Instagram) with your full name and email!

We would like to sincerely thank all of you for your support, especially to those who played along with us on our Giveaways.  We truly appreciate every single one of your comments!

All new products will be officially released next Wednesday 31 Mar!! We hope you enjoy all of our inspirations and we cannot wait to see what you create with our new releases!

Thank you for visiting us! Have an magnificent day!

Sharon for Penguin Palace

Reveal & Inspiration Chapter - Day 5

Spring 2021 New Release – Reveal & Inspirational Chapter – Day 5

Spring 2021 New Release Schedule

Hello and welcome back to Day 5 of our Reveal & Inspirational Chapter! Our new Spring Release can now be Pre-Ordered at www.ppstamps.com! YAYYY!!!!! Grab the FREE GIFT with purchase of 80CAD+/65USD+! This key chain is super adorable and features one of our favourite characters from the Rabbit Café stamp set! So take advantage of this awesome deal while supplies last! If you missed our Day 1 Intro + GIVEAWAY, click HERE as you only have until 11:59pm PST tonight to join in on the fun!

Today we have 4 new stencils to introduce to you for the Stencils 360°TM tool! A lot of you have been telling me that you’ve been enjoying this new tool which is so exciting for me! To be able to create something that is revolutionary for the crafting community is so full of joy and your comments mean the world to me, and I am grateful for your support!

Our first showcase today is the Rainbows & Butterflies Stencils 360°TM. This stencil is 8″ in diameter and its design is so full of Spring vibes and positive energy!

Ashley used a series of brightly-coloured Distress Oxide inks to blend this card. The Rainbows & Butterflies Stencils 360°TM was turned at 60 degree intervals and blending brushes were used to apply each ink colour. I love how she added a purple stitched hexagon cut out from the Warmest Wishes and Heartfelt Notes coordinating dies and also a scalloped circle from the same set using holographic cardstock. The sentiment was from the Heartfelt Notes stamp set. Loving the rainbow-coloured gems as the final touches!

Next we have the Kaleidoscope Stencils 360°TM. This stencil is so versatile as you can create multiple looks with just one stencil!

Candice made a duo of cards with similar configuration. On both cards, she kept to a turning interval of 60 degrees. I love how she used Candied Apple Distress Ink towards the center of the stencil and switched to carved pumpkin towards the outside to get that ombre look! The cute volcano and sentiment are from the Aloha Hawaii stamp set.

For her second card, she blended from the center, worked her way towards the edges using mermaid lagoon, salty ocean, and tumbled glass Distress inks. The adorable elephant and sentiment are from the Beautiful Africa stamp set.

For my card above, I used only half of the stencil design, isolating the other half; while changing the turning interval to 30 degrees instead of using the design-recommended 60 degrees! This creates a totally different design! Watch my step-by-step video or over on our YouTube channel.

Next we have the Hearts Bouquet Stencils 360°TM. As you can see, this stencil design has two parts to it. An array of floating hearts in different sizes, and a clean outlined heart. You can use them together, or separately, to achieve very different looks! Not to mention the endless possibilities that you get when varying the angle of rotations, or mixing it with other stencil designs!

Candice created her design with the idea of a mini postcard from the “City of Love” (Paris)! How romantic! She chose a 15 degree turning interval (jumping from Square to Square) using Distress Inks in Spun Sugar and Worn Lipstick. To emphasis the “City of Love”, she trimmed down a piece of cardstock that she cut from the Sidewalk Scene Builder die and framed it with the polaroid die from the Twist-N-Pop Surprise set!

For my card above, I only inked the outlined heart portion of the stencil. You can see clearly this is such a different look to Stephanie’s card. I chose a rainbow hue palette and a 15 degrees turning interval to ink my stencil. Click HERE for a fun time lapse clip!

Finally we have the Spring Blooms Stencils 360°TM. This stencil creates a gorgeous floral background full of roses!

Allison made a pair of stunning floral backgrounds using this Spring Blooms Stencils 360°TM. For the card below, she used a 6 x 6″ canvas using the recommended turning interval of 60 degrees. I love how she cut the canvas in half to make a mini slimline card! To finish off, she also used the stencil in freestyle to fill in with more leaves and dots. The scripty stamp was from the stamp set Congratulations.

For her second card, Allison went about a little different. She first cut out a piece of cardstock with the rectangular die from the Cinematic Shadow Box die set. I love the gorgeous shade of pink! She then placed that panel on the left half of what would normally be a full sheet of 6×6″ paper. She then explored and played with the rotations of the big roses and leaves to fill her card! She also handpicked a few of the elements and added them in! I am loving all the clear and gold heat embossing on this card! The sentiments are from the stamp set Congratulations.

Our final inspiration for today is from Gladys!  I really love the pastel palette she went for on this card! She wanted her card to have more of the big roses, so instead of following the suggested angle of rotation 60 degrees, she went with 30 degrees! The sentiments are from the Bond with Nature Canada and Enchanting Paris.

That concludes our inspirations for today! If you haven’t done so, head over to our Day 1 Post and participate in our GIVEAWAYS!  You have until 11:59pm PST TONIGHT to enter.  Don’t miss out your last chance! Winners will be announced on our Blog and on Instagram tomorrow 27 Mar!

I truly hope you’ve enjoyed today’s showcase of Rainbows & Butterflies, Kaleidoscope, Hearts Bouquet and Spring Blooms!

Tomorrow is our Reveal & Inspirational Chapter wrap up and Giveaway Winners Announcement. We still have another line of product that we are going to introduce tomorrow, so be sure to come back! Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a lovely day!

Sharon for Penguin Palace

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Reveal & Inspiration Chapter Spring 2021 Day 4

Spring 2021 New Release – Reveal & Inspirational Chapter – Day 4

Spring 2021 New Release Schedule

Hello and welcome back to Day 4 of our Reveal & Inspirational Chapter. Our new Spring Release can now be Pre-Ordered at www.ppstamps.com! YAYYY!!!!! Grab the FREE GIFT with purchase of 80CAD+/65USD+! This key chain is super adorable and features one of our favourite characters from the Rabbit Café stamp set! So take advantage of this awesome deal while supplies last!

Please continue to visit our blog for the rest of the week for some fun and awesome projects from our talented Creative Team and myself. Today we have 2 more stand-alone die to showcase so let’s get to it! If you missed our Day 1 Intro + Giveaway, click HERE so you don’t miss out!

Today’s first showcase is the Cinematic Shadow Box stand-alone dies. Unlike other smaller shadow boxes you’ve seen, this die set allows you to create a much wider box to house even more adorable characters for the perfect scene!  With the background panel plus 4 nos. of insert tabs, you can have as many as 5 layers in your shadow box with the 2″ depth! How awesome is that?!

Check out this amazing scene Ashley created with this Cinematic Shadow Box! Her background was ink blended beautifully using Distress Oxide inks in Crackling Campfire, Wild Honey and Fossilized Amber with a touch of gold splatter. She placed her adorable images from the Beautiful Africa stamp set on the four insert tabs. She stamped out a sweet sentiment from the set onto the front decorative panel. This card is super fun and vibrant!

Stephanie designed this card with the idea of a Luau in mind. I love how she added the wavy slopes (die cut from the Desert Landscape Scene Builder dies) to the insert tabs. She also used the Mountain Landscape Scene Builder die to add the mountains silhouette on her back panel! The cute images from Aloha Hawaii stamp set were arranged on the different levels of the Cinematic Shadow Box. What an awesome scene!

Candice used images from the Beautiful Africa stamp set for her shadow box. I love how she ink blended her two side panels and all of the 5 insert tabs with Distress Oxide Ink in Cracked Pistachio to achieve the green forest look! The blue sky was also beautifully blended. The punny sentiment “You Are Ele-Phantastic” finished off the card perfectly!

I made my shadow box using stamps from Bond With Nature Canada. The best thing about this card is that the completed shadow box folds flat to fit a slimline #9 or #10 envelope! Do you see the stitched rocky mountains at the back of the card? These were created using the Mountain Landscape Scene Builder Dies + Stencil set! This new 2 in 1 set gives the perfect way for creating beautiful landscapes.

As promised, please click HERE to watch the step by step video on our YouTube Channel!

The next product we’d like to showcase today is the Dotted Borders Slimline Pull Tab stand-alone dies! This set has four different lengths of slit die cuts you can choose from to cut out tracks to form the moving mechanism. This set also includes two slimline rectangle stackables with neat and simple dotted borders that is ideal for all different types of greeting cards!

Allison made an incredible scene using the images from Beautiful Africa. She colored all images with Copics. I love how she altered the images of the jeep and the little girl, combined them with the pull tab mechanism to make it look like she was cruising in the jeep – how clever! I also like how she layered the trees for the added dimension. To finish off she added a super sweet sentiment “I love you, no lion”!

Gladys’s card is super adorable. I love how she arranged her pull tab to make the lion (from Beautiful Africa) appear from behind the bush! It sure will put a smile on the recipient’s face! I also adore the soft-tone she adopted, which adds a special warm vibe to this safari scene!

If you’ve been following since our Sneak Peeks, you would have seen my card above. I created a desert scene with images from Beautiful Africa. The three dimensional sand dunes were created using the Desert Landscape Scene Builder Dies & Stencil Set. This new set gives you the tools for making beautiful and unique landscapes, especially on slimline cards. I adhered the camel to my pull tab to make it stroll along the desert! If you haven’t yet watch my step by step tutorial on this Pull Tab die set, please click HERE to watch it over on our YouTube Channel!

That concludes our inspirations for today! If you haven’t done so, please head over to our Day 1 Post for a chance to win our GIVEAWAYS! You only have until tomorrow 26 Mar 11:59pm PST to enter! We really hope you will play along with us! Winners will be announced on our Blog and on Instagram on 27 Mar!

I truly hope you’ve enjoyed today’s showcase of Cinematic Shadow Box and Dotted Borders Slimline Pull Tab stand-alone dies.

We still have two more days of full reveal so don’t forget to visit us again tomorrow for our next post! Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a lovely day!

Sharon for Penguin Palace

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Reveal & Insiprational Chapter Day 3

Spring 2021 New Release – Reveal & Inspirational Chapter – Day 3

Spring 2021 New Release Schedule

Hello and welcome back to Day 3 of our Reveal & Inspirational Chapter. Our new Spring Release can now be Pre-Ordered at www.ppstamps.com! YAYYY!!!!! Grab the FREE GIFT with purchase of 80CAD+/65USD+! This key chain is super adorable and features one of our favourite characters from the Rabbit Café stamp set! So take advantage of this awesome deal while supplies last!

Please continue to visit our blog this week for some fun and awesome projects from our talented Creative Team and myself. Today we have 3 more new stand-alone dies to showcase! If you missed our Day 1 Intro + GIVEAWAY, make sure you click HERE for chances to win!

First we have the Twist-N-Pop Surprise stand-alone die! This set is super versatile and is perfect for creating greeting cards for various occasions.   This set comes with a polaroid frame and a backing panel of the same size. The width of these match perfectly to the centre tab on the die-cut base. The frame pop-ups as you twist on one side of the base.  

Gladys made a colorful card using this Twist-N-Pop Surprise stand-alone die. I love how she created these beach scenes! She decorated both sides of her pop-up piece using two polaroid frames and same adorable images from the Aloha Hawaii stamps set! How fun are these punny sentiments! She then cut out some bright patterned paper with the decorative panel die cut. The base of the card was cut with our new Vintage Beetle cardstock.

The best thing about this card is that it folds flat for mailing and it fits into a 6 x 6″ square envelope! The recipient will open up the card by flipping it on one side as centre piece pops up!

Another great thing about this die set is that this pop-up mechanism will work with any centre piece that you want to add to the card. You can therefore interchange the polaroid frame with another element, such as the I Made You A Cake stand-alone die to create a one of a kind birthday surprise! That’s what I did the example below.

II used Fashion Week to cut out my card base. I made two exact same 2-tier birthday cakes and adhere them on each side of the centre tab of the base. I then stamped out two sentiment from the It’s Your Day stamp set onto the sentiment tab die-cut pieces.

For my second card, I used the polaroid frames and created two different scenes using Aloha Hawaii stamps set & coordinating dies. I used Apple Green cardstock for my decorative panels. Watch my step-by-step tutorial over on our YouTube Channel!

The last product we want to showcase today is called the Gingerbread Man Gift Display! I really adore this die cut as it gives you so many options! This set includes not only the dies you need to create the most adorable gingerbread man, it also has all the accessory die cuts necessary to further turn it into earrings or necklace holder display, or an EOS lip balm holder.  It even includes a mini pocket die cut!

In my first example, I turned the cute gingerebread man into an EOS lip balm holder. The circular die in the set easily makes it a perfect fit!

For my second gingerbread man, I used the slit die cut to create a display holder for a necklace. I also glued the mini pocket onto the back of the gingerbread man to help store the necklace.

In my last example, I used the customized double U-shaped die cut and turned my gingerbread man into a pair of earrings display card! This set is super fun and will turn a simple gift into something handmade-special while bringing a smile to the recipient’s face!

That concludes our inspirations for today! I truly hope you’ve enjoyed today’s showcase of stand-alone dies, Twist-N-Pop, I Made You A Cake and Gingerbread Man Gift Display! If you haven’t done so, head over to our Day 1 Post and participate in our GIVEAWAYS!  You have until 26 Mar 11:59pm PST to enter.  We really hope you will play along with us! Winners will be announced on our Blog and on Instagram on 27 Mar!

We will continue to have lots of wonderful products and projects to showcase this week so don’t forget to visit us again tomorrow for our next post! Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!

Sharon for Penguin Palace

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