Sweet Watercolor Flowers To Say “Hi”

Hi Crafty Friends,

We are celebrating our warm weather today with these sweet flowers by Pinkfresh Studio. This stamp set, Fleur 1 is wonderful. You can use it in so many different ways. This design is a simple way to bring some cheer to someone special.

Another exciting thing we have to celebrate is the announcement of the two winners of our joint giveaway with Heather Telford. Be sure to look below to see if you were one of the lucky winners.

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Hi There Bear… saying hello

Hi Crafty Friends,

Woohoo! We are excited to bring you this video making an adorable card design that features a cutie patootie little bear from the Hi There Bear stamp and die set by Concord & 9th. The stamp set includes lots of fun accessories for ‘dressing up’ your bear but in this card design, he is expressing a simple sentiment with his sign.

With this card design, you can easily change the sentiment to any you desire making it a cute way to send a greeting. Or, make a set of cards with different sentiments and give to a friend.

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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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Brilliant Blooms, Two Ways and Two Color Schemes

Hi Everyone,

I started writing this post and found the explanation was getting too wordy, so… the next best thing I could think of was to create a video to explain all the ins and outs. You can view it below or on our YouTube channel.

The two card designs were made using the Brilliant Blooms stamp and die set by My Favorite Things. I have used this set before (click here to check it out) and was impressed by the versatility and beauty of the simple blossoms so decided to give it another look.

In these cards, I created a background by stamping and embossing the flowers, cut out the center and add a gracious sentiment from the Paper Artsy Eclectica3 stamp set. The left-over cut-out center was then used to create the second card.

Take a look at the video of the two different card design styles and colors.

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

HI Crafty Friends,

The winter is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with snowflakes. These big, beautiful snowflakes are from the Concord & 9th Snow Flurry stamp and die set. With a little embossing and spritzing, it creates a wonderful wintery effect!

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A Merry Holiday Ornament

Hi Crafty Friends,

Today’s card design is a big, beautiful ornament that is sure to bring a smile to any holiday recipient. It is made using the Concord & 9th Ornamental dies and a few vibrant alcohol ink colors. The ornament die has wonderful cut-outs to enhance the design and makes it a natural for a shaker.

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My Little Snow Penguin Card Design

Hi Crafty Friends,

Today we have a video making the cutest little snow penguin card ever!!! The penguin is made with the new Neat & Tangled Penguin Treat Holder die. This card works up in a snap and is oh, so… adorable!

The link for the video is below. I hope you enjoy it. If you do, it would be awesome (and so appreciated) if you would give it a ‘thumbs up” and if you haven’t already, please subscribe! Thank you so much!

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Deck The Halls (twice) with Heather Telford

Hi there,

Heather Telford is visiting today and sharing not one, but two card designs and color schemes. She has an eye for the beautiful and knows just how to make it happen!

In today’s card designs, she is using the Concord & 9th Deck The Halls turnabout stamp set. This turnabout stamp gives you the opportunity to use four coordinating colors to create a stunning background. Take a look at how she uses the inks to change the look of each card, then accenting each one with a different sentiment.

After feasting your eyes on these beauties, pop over to her blog for tons more inspiration! You will be wowed by her creativity and ingenuity!


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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

HI Crafty Friends,

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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