Add Pizzaz To Your Clean and Simple Card Design

Hi Crafty Friends,

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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A Radiant Bloom – Three Ways

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I am visiting you again with a new video. It demonstrates how you can use the beautiful stamp, Radiant by Penny Black three different ways. I guess I am a little obsessed with this stamp since I have used it before but it is the perfect bloom to fill a card design.

Take a look and see what you think. I love the use of the patterned paper and heat embossing to create a different look.

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Awesome Radiant Bloom and New Alcohol Inks

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I am just popping in real quick to send you a greeting. This one is for you, our readers, ‘cuz you’re AWESOME!  The card design uses a few new stamps and dies from the new release by Penny Black. The big sketchy flower stamp, Radiant, is perfect for being the center of attention and the Diamond Cut die creates a wonderful backdrop!

Oh, and don’t miss tomorrow’s post when we feature a suite of gorgeous designs by Heather Telford, an amazing talent and artist.

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Two Way Love – Two designs with their own uniqueness!

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I am running a little late on the holidays as usual but I still wanted to share this video with two Love card designs since you can use them for any time you want to express your love. The first designs is  New York chic and the other offers traditional heart colors with the center featuring a tiny puffy heart – how cute is that?

We have a video to view today. Check it out below!

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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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Love You… A Valentine for your Valentine!

Hi Crafty Friends,

Here is the last card design showing off the new My Favorite Things Heart Art stamp set. I love the conversation heart idea and most of the all the shiny, red enamel-like heart in the last blog post so I borrowed that technique for the ‘Love You’ sentiment and added a few new ones.

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Conversation Hearts With A Twist

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This is the second design in the three card mini-series using the My Favorite Things Heart Art stamp set. Yesterday was a fun shaker card. Today I am using these heart stamps as an grown-up conversation heart card design.

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Show your LOVE with this fun shaker card

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Today is the first day of a three card mini-series. Each of the three cards will use the same stamp set, Heart Art by My Favorite Things but with three different looks. So, ready to get started?

 

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A Bucket of Hearts For You

Hi Crafty Friends,

I love the new Stacey Yacula’s stamp and die set, Joyful Heart Bears by My Favorite Things. These sets have the most charming little bears, each filled with love in their heart! And the sentiments are perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any time you want to let someone know you love them. For this card design, I chose the delightful bear holding a bucket of hearts – how adorable is that?

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Stunning Starry Skies by Heather Telford

Hi Crafty Friends,

It is always a special day when we get to feature one of Heather Telford‘s card designs. And, we are especially lucky today since she is sharing two gorgeous designs using the Concord & 9th Star Turnabout stamp and die set.

To create these beautiful designs, she is using the new watercolors from Altenew for the dreamy blue sky and black cardstock for the striking midnight sky. I am not sure which I like best, do you?

The one thing I do know though, you can never go wrong with any of Heather’s creations! Be sure to pop over to her blog… but only after you have soaked in all the beauty of these new designs here.

 

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