Add Pizzaz To Your Clean and Simple Card Design

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I am back with a few techniques to add to your bag of tricks that add pizzaz to your card designs. To start, I am using one of my very favorite stamp sets, Bloominous by The Stamp Market. This stamp set is so versatile and creates clean, simple and modern looks to your designs.

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Fine Line Florals with Alcohol Ink Backgrounds

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I am back one more time using the Concord & 9th Fine Line Florals stamp and die set. It is such a beautiful flower that I can’t seem to let it alone.

This time I am only using the big blossom and leaf, plus the matching dies and teaming them up with an alcohol ink background. In case you haven’t noticed, I am obsessed with the bright and bold look the alcohol inks give you.

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Vellum Flowers Over Alcohol Ink Backgrounds

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Woohoo! Today we have a video featuring vellum flowers over an alcohol ink background. Follow along with me in the video below to see how these bright and playful backgrounds were created. Let’s get started!

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A Soft Canopy of Leaves by Heather Telford

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One of our very favorites, Heather Telford, is visiting today. She is sharing two fabulous card designs using the Altenew’s Leaf Canopy stamp set and distress inks. Heather has a magical touch when it comes to working with distress inks and stamps.

To celebrate our Color Trio card challenge going on right now, Heather is demonstrating how you can make gorgeous designs by using only three colors. We hope this inspires you to make your own three color card and play along with our card challenge.

 

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Sweetest Somebunny Loves You by Lisa Tilson

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I am back with another fun and exciting card design by Lisa Tilson of My Card Trip blog. She is soooo creative. Every one of her creations is fabulous and this one is no exception. Today she is showcasing the Sweetest Somebunny stamp and die set by My Favorite Things. It features an adorable bunny… go figure… and an awesome layout. Take a look below, then don’t forget to pop over to her blog for oodles more inspiration!

Oh, don’t let me forget, we have a challenge going on for the month of May. Check at the details below!

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Color Trio with Concord & 9th Feathered + CHALLENGE

Woohoo! Are we ever excited!! We have a doubleheader today. First, we have the pleasure of featuring Heather Telford‘s wonderful Color Trio card designs. As you know, she is a super talent and she is sharing some of her brilliance today.

Then, to make it even more exciting, we are launching a card challenge today. All you have to do is create a card using only three (3) main colors (add a dash of white or black if you want to).  Come along and play along with us. We are anxious to see all your beautiful talents!  Prizes at the end of the challenge – YAY!!

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Hello Lovely Colored in Copic Markers

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Today I am using an oldie, but a goodie! The Hello Lovely stamp and die set by Concord & 9th. It has always been one of my favorites and now that Concord & 9th has come out with a matching die and sentiments, I was keen to use it again!

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Beautiful Flowers and Alcohol Inks with a Blind-Embossed Background

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I have lots to share with you in this video. The beautiful cluster of flowers in Altenew’s Charmed stamp set is the star of the show. The flowers were embossed and painted with alcohol inks for a fun and vibrant way to show them off. Then to kick it up a notch, I created a simple yet stylish blind-embossed background. Here is a video to take you through the steps.

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Simple and Beautiful Cornflowers by Alexandra Renke

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Alexandra Renke has some of the lovliest stamps and dies and this one is no exception. The  Cornflower dies cut a beautiful large flower, a small flower, and a leaf. I just love Alexandra Renke’s art. They are so expressive yet simple.

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Fresh Cut Flowers for Spring

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I am featuring one of My Favorite Things fabulous stamps, Fresh-Cut Flowers. This stamp offers so much versatility. You can use it with any sentiment and nearly any recipient, making this stamp a real keeper!.

For this card design, I kept it simple with only the flowers, a background, and a border.

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