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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A Beautiful Bouquet Ballet by Heather Telford

Woohoo! We are back with another beautiful design by Heather Telford.  You know you are always in for a treat when Heather visits! For this one, she has used her Inktense pencils and Starry watercolor paints to create a gorgeous array of flowers in the Bouquet Ballet stamp by Penny Black and then added her own hand-lettered sentiment.


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A Radiant Bloom – Three Ways

Hi Crafty Friends,

I am visiting you again with a new video. It demonstrates how you can use the beautiful stamp, Radiant by Penny Black three different ways. I guess I am a little obsessed with this stamp since I have used it before but it is the perfect bloom to fill a card design.

Take a look and see what you think. I love the use of the patterned paper and heat embossing to create a different look.

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Stunning Wonderland Poppies by Heather + Giveaway

Hi there, Crafty Friends,

We are over the moon today! We are featuring a gorgeous card design by the very talented Heather Telford. She used the Altenew’s watercolor set and their Wonderland stamp and stencil set to create this beautiful design. The colors just pop over the paper and look so life-like! The vivid pinks and purples are amazing. Read how she did it, then pop over to her blog for more inspiration.

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Trio of Magical Flowers and Inspirational Sentiments

Hi Crafty Friends,

We have another video for you featuring a trio of cards, each made using the Alexandra Renke Magic Flower dies and the Accentuation Circles stamp set, plus a bit of watercolor and inspirational sentiments from the Just Believe stamp set by Penny Black. Come join us for a look at how to create these elegant cards.

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Amazing Rose Garden Design by Heather Telford

Hi there,

As promised, we are featuring a fabulous card design by Heather Telford. She is using a new stamp by Penny Black called Rose Garden. Isn’t it gorgeous? Check out her background and coloring of the flowers. They are all colored with Inktense colored pencils and they are magnificent! Read how she does it, then pop over to her blog for oodles more inspiration!


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Awesome Radiant Bloom and New Alcohol Inks

Hi Crafty Friends,

I am just popping in real quick to send you a greeting. This one is for you, our readers, ‘cuz you’re AWESOME!  The card design uses a few new stamps and dies from the new release by Penny Black. The big sketchy flower stamp, Radiant, is perfect for being the center of attention and the Diamond Cut die creates a wonderful backdrop!

Oh, and don’t miss tomorrow’s post when we feature a suite of gorgeous designs by Heather Telford, an amazing talent and artist.

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Thinking Of You With Pink Blooms

HI Crafty Friends,

I am happy to be back and eager to wish you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR and best wishes for 2019! The new year has officially begun, along with it are plans for new ideas, designs, and projects. To kick off the year, I am starting out with a card that works for any occasion. It is filled with beautiful pink blossoms from the Brilliant Blooms stamp and die set by My Favorite Things.


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Beautiful and Bold Pink Poinsettia

Hi Everyone,

There are so many wonderful themes for holiday cards that it gets my creative juices going into hyper-drive! Poinsettias are one of my favorite icons of the holiday season so making them are a natural!

Over the next few days, you will see a few of them since there are several great poinsettias die sets available. In this card design, I have used the My Favorite Things Perfect Poinsettia Die-namics. It creates a very large blossom with vein embossed leaves as an extra bonus.

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Shattered Glass Background and Rose by Zinia

Hi Everyone,

It is exciting to have Zinia of Ziniaredo blog sharing a project today. You have probably seen Zinia in lots of different places – she pops up everywhere with tons of ideas. Today she is sharing a video of her shattered glass technique.

Click on the video below to see all the ins and outs, then stop over at her blog for oodles more inspiration.

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