Make A Splash + more challenge stuff

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!!

Make A Splash card

 

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Blossom Silhouette by Heather Telford

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We are back again with an absolutely stunning card by Heather Telford of the Heather Telford blog. There is never enough superlatives to describe Heather’s amazing talent and her projects. We just love the luscious lavender and violet colors created with alcohol inks, with added black silhouette stamping. She is amazing!

Be sure you pop over to Heather’s blog to learn about her giveaway.  She has a special chance for you to win!

Blossom Silhouette card by Heather Telford, using the Penny Black Moment in Time stamp.
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A Beautiful Butterfly Card By Laurel Beard

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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…

Beautiful Butterfly card by Laurel Beard
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Sending Hugs To A Friend Card

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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.

Sending Hugs card using the Concord & 9th Hello Lovely stamp set

 

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Beautiful You Card

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I have a real soft spot for dimensional flowers so I couldn’t resist making one for the focal point of the card. It was made from the beautiful Pretty Petals stamp and die set of Concord & 9th.

Beautiful You card using the Pretty Petals stamp and die set by Concord & 9th.

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Do Small Things Shaker Card

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Now that Fall is in full swing, it gave inspiration for this new card.  I have been totally obsessed with the Tim Holtz alcohol inks and their vibrant colors.  You never know quite what you are going to get – it is a fun adventure.  This one just reminded me of the colorful explosion of color Fall brings.

Do The Small Things With Great Love
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Clean and Simple Card Set

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We are tickled pink to have Laurel Beard of Paper Crafts by Laurel as our special guest again.  I know many of you know her but if you don’t, it’s time to find out more.  She has so many fabulous ideas and fun and creative cards to show you.  You can also credit her for being the creator of Lawnscaping Challenge blog and the Simply Cardmaking forum on Yahoo.  So, you can see, she is a busy lady but still always has time to share and help with her fellow crafters – and add a few laughs!  She is definitely someone you do not want to miss!

Today she shows us how to make beautiful cards in a nano second and use just a few supplies – YAY!

 

i-think-yourre-delightful1

 

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Celebrate! Wildflower Card

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I am excited to be with you again with a new project.  Today,  I am using the Concord & 9th Wildflower Stamp Set and watercolor paint to create this card.  There is nothing more relaxing then coloring beautiful flower images, right?  And we all know, Concord & 9th has some beautiful flower stamps.

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Thanks for Bee-ing There

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I couldn’t let the summer flutter away without sharing this card.  Admittedly, I got a little carried away but nonetheless, I loved the cute saying and this kind of magical garden scene this card created, using the My Favorite Things LJD Fly-By Friends stamp and die set.

Usually, I mention every step in the description.  With this card, I would be at it all day if I did so I am going to just ‘fly-by’ the steps.  If you want more detail on something, please just shoot me an email or put it in the comments.  I will get right back to you.

Thanks for Bee-ing There card
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