Celebrate with a Big Bundle of Balloons by Laurel Beard

Hi Crafty Friends,

Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking is visiting our blog today and she is sharing a bright and cheery birthday card design that is sure to brighten anyone’s day. The bright colors are from the Catherine Pooler ink collection but you can pull out any inks you like to make this card come together in a jif!

If you want to see more great Laurel Beard card designs, be sure to pop over to her blog!

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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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Beautiful Branches Two Ways by Heather Telford

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Heather Telford is spoiling us today by treating us to two card designs. She is using the beautiful stamp set, Beautiful Branches by Concord & 9th.

Heather can always work magic with her colors and stamps. Check out how she does it so you can create your own beautiful masterpiece.

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Four Fabulous Shiplap Designs by Laurel Beard

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We are starting the week with four fabulous designs by Laurel Beard. She has cleverly used just the Concord & 9th Shiplap stamp set to create all these lovelies and so can you! Take a look below how she did it, then pop over to her blog. Laurel is always on the move so she has tons of inspiration to share.

Oh, and don’t forget, you still have time to comment on the blog to enter the giveaway.

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So Very Thankful… for you!

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We are concluding our “Gratitude – Thankful for you” week with Heather Telford. It has been so much fun to share her beautiful designs and her heartfelt messages. And, it has been equaling wonderful to hear from so many of you. We really appreciate each of your comments and have enjoyed hearing a little about you and your life.

Today’s project is a lovely one, using the versatile Penny Black Xmas Sprig stamp set and Catherine Pooler inks. Heather tells you all about it below. Then, don’t forget to comment to be entered into our GIVEAWAY!

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A Trio of Laurel Cards by no other than Laurel Beard

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We are back again after the long weekend with a beautiful project from Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking. We are always excited to have Laurel visit! She has soooo many fun and creative things to share.  We hope you enjoy this one using the  Laurel Frame stamp and die set by Concord & 9th.

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Pretty Painted Prints of Flowers by Laurel Beard

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Today Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking is sharing a beautiful floral creation! She made these  lovely flowers using the My Favorite Things Painted Paints stamp and die set and prettily arranged them in the vase. Now, the floral display is ready to send to your favorite person!

After you have soaked in all the creativity, techniques and tips here, be sure to pop over to her blog for tons more inspiration.

 

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A Trio of Moroccan Mosaic Cards by Laurel Beard

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Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking is visiting us today and she is sharing a trio of cards created by using the Moroccan Mosaic background stamp by My Favorite Things. Laurel has used tons of fun color combinations and different card designs to help jump-start your own creativity!

After you have soaked in all her fabulous cards, pop over to her blog. She has packed oodles of inspiration and creativity into each blog post, then be sure to hit the subscribe button. You will not want to miss one post!

 

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Sweet Dotted Stitched Blooms by Heather Telford

Hi Crafty Friends,

I hope you are beating the heat and staying refreshed. Maybe this delightful bouquet of Dotted Stitched Blooms by Heather Telford will help. It is as fresh as a daisy… literally!

If you follow our blog, then you know that we love Heather Telford to pieces! She is a super talent and always has beautiful and creative ideas for her cards. After taking in how she created this charming card, be sure to pop over to her blog and see more!

By the way, this Stitched Blooms die-namics set has been so popular everybody is sold out… that’s because it can be used in so many fun ways and you can create so many different looks. Already, this is a set I reach for over and over! We have reordered them so if you can’t live without it like me, just reserve your copy and we will rush it to you as soon as it is available again!

Finally, it is time to announce the winner of our Summer Giveaway.  A giant thank you to all that played along. If you didn’t win, don’t fret, we will have another soon – so keep your eyes peeled, maybe it will be your lucky day next time. In the meantime, check below to see if you are the winner!

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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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