Hi Creative Friends,
We are inching our way to Fall. To help get a little closer, we have created an Autumn card design using the new turnabout stamp by Concord & 9th called Pumpkin Patch. These clever turnabout stamps are so much fun to use and they create a great background. This one is autumn-filled!
Hey, before getting into the ins and outs of making the card, we wanted to remind you that a new Papertrey Ink release has just dropped and as always, you can save 13% on all things Papertrey Ink until Thursday, August 31st – coupon code is 13AUG2023
Continue reading “Colorful Pumpkin Patch”
Hello Everyone… and a happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. friends
I have a project for you today that is filled with Fall colors which are perfect for Autumn and this Thanksgiving week. It features one of my favorite stamps, Illustrious from Penny Black.
Continue reading “Illustrious Beauties”
Hi Creative Friends,
Now that it is September, we are on the cusp of Autumn. To celebrate this beautiful season, Dana Kirby, our friend, and awesome card maker is sharing a couple of card designs that are just splendid! She is using the brand new Autumn Hues stamp, die, and stencil set by Concord & 9th.
Continue reading “Harvest Hues by Dana Kirby”
Autumn is in full swing and Fall is never complete without a great, big pumpkin. I just love the one in Concord & 9th’s Autumn Harvest stamp and die set.
Continue reading “An Autumn Harvest Pumpkin”
Hi Crafty Friends,
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.
Continue reading “Happy Everything Wreath”
This week is a very special one. We will be featuring Heather Telford‘s designs three times this week – what a wonderful treat! The theme for the week is “Gratitude – Thankful For You”. It goes hand-in-hand with the Autumnal season and upcoming holidays. To start things off, Heather is sharing a beautiful background of multi-colored leaves made with the Concord & 9th Thankful Turnabout Leaves stamp set.
Then, to say “Thank You to you, our readers, we appreciate you all so much”, we will be giving away three – $25 gift certificates. Heather explains all the details below.
Continue reading “Glorious Thankful For You Leaves by Heather Telford”
What September would be complete without a beautiful spray of Autumn flowers to kick off the Fall season. Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking is showcasing these gorgeous flowers from the Concord & 9th Grateful For Everything stamp. Check out her watercolor magic!
Continue reading “A Beautiful Spray of Autumn Flowers by Laurel Beard”
I always look forward to this time of the year where there is a burst of Fall leaves. Concord & 9th has the perfect one with their gorgeous die set: Thankful Leaves. It creates a fabulous leaf and the gracious Grateful sentiment is from the same release. I know I will be using these dies over and over again.
Take a look at this version.
Note: For those of you that received the blog post in your email today, I made a big boo-boo! I forgot to mention the “Grateful for you” sentiment is from the Concord & 9th Grateful die set. This blog article has been changed to reflect the correct information.
Continue reading “Grateful For You – a beautiful maple leaf”
Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian friends,
Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada (today) or in the U.S. (in November), it is a wonderful day to spend with family and friends. And for all those that you can’t be with on that momentous day, it is a great time to send a special card to let them know you are thinking of them.
The card we are presenting today is done by the extremely talented, Heather Telford of Bits and Pieces blog (www.cards.heathertelford.com). Heather is renowned for exquisite watercolor projects and this Thanksgiving card is no exception. She has created a vision of beauty using the Penny Black Grateful Stamp Set and Peerless Watercolors. She has even created a video on how she created her watercolor paletted and used her Peerless Watercolors. It is simply brilliant. Be sure you don’t miss it. It is featured after her card below.
Continue reading “Golden Leaves by Heather Telford”
Well, Autumn is fast approaching and what better way to get ready then to use the new Concord & 9th Give Thanks stamp set with coordinating Layering Leaves die set.
I have two cards for you today that are loads of fun and make up really fast. The first is using the Layering Leaves dies and the sentiments from the Give Thanks stamps.
Continue reading “I Love Fall Most of All”