Bold and Beautiful Flowers by Heather Telford

Hi Crafty Friends,

We hope you had a lovely weekend and are ready to feast your eyes on a beautiful card design by Heather Telford. Heather has masterfully used distress stains and the Filled In Florals stamp set by Concord & 9th to create this design.

Check out all the ins and outs below then pop over to her blog for tons more inspiration and ideas.

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A Watercolored Rose with Thinking of You Note

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I love roses and I think this “Painted Rose” by Concord & 9th is one of the prettiest ones available. It is very versatile too. You can keep it a single rose or you can accompany it with other flowers for a bouquet.

For this card design, I decided to add a second flower called Hydrangea from Penny Black and the “Just A Note” die, also from Penny Black was used for the sentiment.

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Beat The Heat with these Cool Treats

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Are you sweltering in the heat? We are here on the West Coast – whew, its hot!  But I think I have found a way to beat the heat, at least in my mind.  These frosty popsicles made from the Cool Treats turnabout stamp and matching dies from Concord & 9th are just what I need to trick my mind into thinking I am cool as a cucumber!

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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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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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Say Hello with Leafy Leaves and Big Beautiful Blossom

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I am back with another card design using the Botanicals stamp and die set from The Stamp Market. We are loving their stamps. They have a fresh and simple way about them that is quite refreshing!

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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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Concord & 9th Beautiful Fine Line Florals

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Concord & 9th’s has a fabulous new floral stamp set, Fine Line Florals.  In the stamp set are a gorgeous cluster of flowers and individual flowers and leaves with detailed lines. Each of these flower stamps is beautiful alone so I used all of them in this card design.

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