Add Pizzaz To Your Clean and Simple Card Design

Hi Crafty Friends,

I am back with a few techniques to add to your bag of tricks that add pizzaz to your card designs. To start, I am using one of my very favorite stamp sets, Bloominous by The Stamp Market. This stamp set is so versatile and creates clean, simple and modern looks to your designs.

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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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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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Beautiful Bloominous Wreath by Joan Bardee

Hi Crafty Friends,

It is another red-letter day – we get to share another beauty from Joan Bardee and her Dear Paperlicious blog. As you know, Joan makes the most creative card designs and as an extra bonus, we are treated to one of Joan’s fun anecdotes – YAY!

 

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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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You Are The Best Mom

Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers everywhere!

I am just sneaking in here with a quick card design for Mom. The great thing about it is that you can use this design for any occasion. For instance, it would be perfect for a Grad or Dad. The Skinny Upper Alpha dies by The Stamp Market make it so easy.

Real quick, I want to remind you about our challenge going on. It is the Color Trio challenge. Check out all the details below and hurry and enter. It is easy to do, just choose three colors (white and black can be used too to help out) and let your imagination go wild. Click the blue button to enter.

Now, on to the card!

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Simple and Modern Flowers by The Stamp Market

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We are super excited today! We get to announce the addition of The Stamp Market to our online store – YAY! The Stamp Market has fresh, clean stamps and dies set that gives a simple and modern look to your designs. Here is our first design, with more to come from super talented guest artists and our own staff. Enjoy!

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Dreams of Love Blossom in Watercolor – VIDEO

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I am back with a new floral stamp, Dreams of Love by Penny Black. It is a big beautiful blossom that you can use in so many ways. Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, I thought that would be a perfect way to display its beauty!

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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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