Stunning Wonderland Poppies by Heather + Giveaway

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We are over the moon today! We are featuring a gorgeous card design by the very talented Heather Telford. She used the Altenew’s watercolor set and their Wonderland stamp and stencil set to create this beautiful design. The colors just pop over the paper and look so life-like! The vivid pinks and purples are amazing. Read how she did it, then pop over to her blog for more inspiration.


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Piece of Cake… a birthday cake for you

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I couldn’t resist sharing this huge piece of cake with you using the new Neat & Tangled Piece of Cake stamp and die set. First of all, I LOVE cake and second, this is a super fun coloring project. This card was made with a number 8 candle for my granddaughter’s friend’s birthday party but I hope this doesn’t discourage you from trying it yourself, it works for any age person young at heart. It is so festive and fun!

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Beautiful Antique Engravings by Lisa Tilson

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Woohoo! We are sooo excited to welcome Lisa Tilson of the My Card Trip blog. Lisa is a super talent in the world of card making and she is sharing two fabulous card designs using the Altenew Antique Engravings Cover die. To double the fun, Lisa has also prepared a video to show you just how she accomplishes such beauty!

After you check out the video, be sure to pop over to her blog and YouTube channel. She has oodles of inspiration and exquisite card designs.

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Celebrate with a Big Bundle of Balloons by Laurel Beard

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Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking is visiting our blog today and she is sharing a bright and cheery birthday card design that is sure to brighten anyone’s day. The bright colors are from the Catherine Pooler ink collection but you can pull out any inks you like to make this card come together in a jif!

If you want to see more great Laurel Beard card designs, be sure to pop over to her blog!

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Happy Everything Wreath

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We are well into Autumn and ready to turn the corner toward Thanksgiving so I thought this card design would be just the ticket. It features Concord & 9th Wreath Turnabout stamp and Catherine Pooler inks. Take a look.

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Lawn Fawn’s Little Fox Is Jumping For Joy with Rosali

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We are sharing the most adorable Autumn card from Rosali of I Love Stamping blog. Rosali cleverly has added a fox to this cute scene – one of our favorite woodland animals, of course! The peek-a-boo window is bursting with color and merriment!

This is just one of Rosali’s delightful creations. You can count on Rosali creating fun and loveable card designs. We look so forward to her posts, we know you will too. And, for more, check out her blog!

 

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Create Your Own Stencil Using Cutting Dies

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Just in time for summer birthdays or 4th of July, we made a trio of cards using the new Fireworks die by My Favorite Things. This technique is a nifty way to extend the use of your cutting dies.

Take a look below at the video on how we got it done!

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Creating Beautiful Designs with Texture Paste & Embossing Powder

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Today’s project is a quick and beautiful way you can create a stunning card using texture paste and embossing powders. The results are an exquisite raised design with extra sparkle! Take a look at our video to see how.

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YAY! For Yupo by Heather Telford

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Heather Telford is with us today and she is sharing two fun and creative cards using alcohol inks and gold foil. Her results are stunning! We just love how she incorporates the gold foil with the luscious colors of the inks. The foil gives it just the perfect amount of shine!

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How to Create Alcohol Ink Butterflies & A Starry Background

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I am sure you know that Heather Telford and The Foiled Fox are co-hosting a Sparkle Card Challenge.  So, with that in mind, hopefully this project will inspire you to create your own sparkle card to enter to the challenge.  Take a look at our video on how it was done! Then, add your entry…you could win a prize… YAY!

You have until Wednesday, March 21st at midnight to get your Sparkle On! See the info below!

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