Sweet Watercolor Flowers To Say “Hi”

Hi Crafty Friends,

We are celebrating our warm weather today with these sweet flowers by Pinkfresh Studio. This stamp set, Fleur 1 is wonderful. You can use it in so many different ways. This design is a simple way to bring some cheer to someone special.

Another exciting thing we have to celebrate is the announcement of the two winners of our joint giveaway with Heather Telford. Be sure to look below to see if you were one of the lucky winners.

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Stunning Wonderland Poppies by Heather + Giveaway

Hi there, Crafty Friends,

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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Hi There Bear… saying hello

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Woohoo! We are excited to bring you this video making an adorable card design that features a cutie patootie little bear from the Hi There Bear stamp and die set by Concord & 9th. The stamp set includes lots of fun accessories for ‘dressing up’ your bear but in this card design, he is expressing a simple sentiment with his sign.

With this card design, you can easily change the sentiment to any you desire making it a cute way to send a greeting. Or, make a set of cards with different sentiments and give to a friend.

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Handpicked Bouquet by Lisa Tilson

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Woohoo! We are so excited to have Lisa Tilson of My Card Trip blog visiting us today. She is sharing an awesome and gorgeous card design using the altnew Handpicked Bouquet stamp and die set. We love her simplicity and use of the grid stencil. It adds so much!

After you have soaked up all Lisa’s creativity here, be sure to pop over to her blog! It is filled with tons of inspiration and beautiful designs.

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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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Stencil and Distress Oxides Fun with Heather

Hi Crafty Friends,

Heather Telford is visiting today and she is sharing a trio of gorgeousness! Heather always has something wonderful to share… and today is no exception. Take a look at these beautiful cards she has made using the My Favorite Things Mosiac stencil and a bunch of distress oxide inks.

Hey, after you have soaked in all her creativity here, be sure to pop over to her blog for more inspiration!


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City Days by Heather Telford

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This City Stacks stamp and die set is soooo fabulous. It is almost as fabulous as Heather Telford! She has created a wonderful 5-layer (can you believe it?) card and colored it using the Inktense watercolor pencils. Read on to hear how she does it! Then, don’t forget to pop over to her blog for oodles more inspiration!


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Striped Cityscape by Laurel Beard

Hi Everyone,

We hope your summer is filled with fun and relaxation. One way to relax and enjoy some leisure time is to grab a cup of your favorite beverage and check out what Laurel Beard at Simply Cardmaking is up to. She always has tons of fantastic projects and how-tos and she is sharing one with us today!

Laurel is using the City Stacks stamp and die set by Concord & 9th to create this fun and colorful card. Below, Laurel gives you a quick run-down of steps to make this card.


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An Inspiring Wild Garden by Laurel Beard

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Laurel of Simply Cardmaking by Laurel Beard is visiting today and she is sharing a wonderful card with a message of encouragement – and you know, it is always nice to get one of those from time to time! She is using the Wild Garden stamp set by Catherine Pooler.

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