Hi Crafty Friends,
Pinkfresh is releasing lots of wonderful stamp sets and the Studio Floral Background is one of their first. To show off its floral splendor, I have created it two different ways. One is watercolored using Distress stains and on the other, I colored the flowers with watercolor pencils.
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We are lucky ducks to have Laurel Beard visiting us today! She has brought with her an adorable card with the cutest bear from the Heffy Doodle Unbearable Without You stamp set. This little bear can’t be missing snacks now. He is loaded down with all sorts of yummy things to eat.
Speaking of something yummy, check out Laurel Beard’s Simply Cardmaking blog. It is jammed packed with fun and ideas!!
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Hi Crafty Friends,
Wishing you a happy “Bonjour” with this adorable In Paris stamp set by My Favorite Things. The Eiffel tower is such an iconic, gleaming symbol of the beautiful city of Paris that I couldn’t resist making it the focal point.
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Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking with Laurel is with us again today – YIPPEE! how lucky are we! And, she has two cards that she is featuring, both use the charming Snowy Perch stamp by Penny Black. Take a look at these beauties!
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Today is a set of two cards using the same stencil but a slightly different color scheme. These cards are a snap to make and have a big impact.
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Make A Splash… doesn’t that sound refreshing? Especially since the West, our part of the country is experiencing a heat wave right now! I would love to join this sweet girl elephant at her day on the beach.
Be sure to check out the Simply Irresistible card challenge info below… and join the fun!!
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It’s all coming up poppies today! The beautiful single poppy flower of the Dynamic stamp and the Poppy Pattern background stamp by Penny Black worked perfect for this card.
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We are over-the-moon with this beautiful butterfly card by the multi-talented Laurel Beard of Paper Crafts by Laurel. She is sooo much fun and has the coolest projects!
Today, Laurel is sharing a shaker card using the new Concord & 9th Butterfly Beauty stamp set, with coordinating Butterfly Card dies. We just love how the sequins add to the design of the butterfly… how stunningly effective!
So, without further adieu, here is Laurel’s card magic…
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Spring is right around the corner and what better way to get in the mood than beautiful flowers! This card was meant to send hugs to a good friend in need. I think the main floral stamp in the Concord & 9th Hello Lovely stamp set is a beautiful display of flowers. It is so versatile too. For this card, I chose to feature a small vignette of the lovely blossoms.
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