Double Fun with Peonies – video

Hi Creative Friends,

You might think I am obsessed with peonies, and in a way I am. The peony flower is so beautiful and they create gorgeous floral displays like this one in the Spellbinders Peony Background press plate. I am also in love with the BetterPress letterpress system by Spellbinders! It creates a deep, crisp, impressed image, I think it looks so luxurious!

I have created a video showing you two ways to use this beautiful background (see below).


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Glimmering Peonies

Hi Creative Friends,

Today I have a card design to share with you that features beautiful peony flowers in a stunning floral display. It is the Glimmering Peonies by Spellbinders.

You can hot-foil this floral spray in any color you like and get different looks just by varying the cardstock and the hot-foil color. For a super fast card, just hot-foil on colored cardstock. Or, you can hot-foil and color it using your favorite medium. I chose to watercolor mine so I used hot-pressed watercolor paper.


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Just A Note From Amy

Hello creative friends,

Penny Black has just launched their “Scent of Spring” release and it is chocked full of wonderful stamps, dies, and stencils. Amy Tsuruta (IG: @craftee1) has grabbed a few of these goodies and created an awesome card design. She has combined Note Edger with Nature’s Jewels and created a stunning blue and white design. Take a look!


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Sweet Blooms

Hello dear crafty friends,

I am sharing a card design created using the very sweet Penny Black stamp set called Blooms. It features four different flowery motifs. Here are just one way you can use this very versatile stamp set. Stay tuned for another way soon!


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Hello My Crafty Friend

Hi Everyone,

Amy Tsuruta ( is our guest today and she has a brilliant project to share with us! She has made Galentine cards for her friends using the flowers from the Into The Blooms: Wreath die set by Papertrey Ink and Cafe All Day die set from My Favorite Things. What a clever idea!


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Vibrant Poppies

Hi Creative Friends,

Today I am sharing a new card design featuring the glorious Into The Blooms: Poppies by Papertrey Ink. I am always super excited to see what flower will be next in the Into The Blooms series. It is one of my favorite things to look forward to each month. This month is the glorious poppy!


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Flowers Are Blossoming

Hi Creative Friends,

We are sharing a pair of lovely card designs using the floral stamp and die set called Blossoming by Penny Black. There are four blossoms in this set and there are so many ways you can use them. For this project, we chose to couple the Blossoming sets with the Posted sets. It is a perfect combination!


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