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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An Adorable Baby Card Design Starring Carmel by Rosali

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Rosali of I Love Stamping is back with an adorable baby card featuring Purple Onion Designs. As you know, Rosali is the queen of cuteness and Purple Onion Designs (with a Stacey Yacula illustration) is here to help out with another sweet and cuddly critter, Carmel.

This card comes together in a snap but is oh, so cute!

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Wooley the lamb at the Fair by Rosali

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Hooray! We have exciting news! We have added a ton of stamps by Stacey Yacula ad Purple Onion Designs and who better to help us introduce them to you then Rosali of I Love Stamping blog and Instagram: @ilovestamping.

Rosali creates the most adorable card designs. Here she has made an AWESOME card with the new Sunny Meadow Fair collection. Take a look!

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Playing With Shapes… To Create Abstract “Man” Card Design – VIDEO

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Are you like me and always scrambling to come up with a masculine card for your favorite male human? I have two male birthdays and two Father’s Day cards for the month of June and it just about does me in. So… I had to find something that can be different every time, easy to make and use only a few supplies. The answer? Geometric shapes and embossing powders.

 

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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

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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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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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A Bloominous Beauty by Joan Bardee

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We are over the moon to welcome a new guest blogger, Joan Bardee of the Dear Paperlicious blog (we love her blog name, don’t you?). Joan is oozing with talent and as an added benefit you get to be entertained by her clever writing.

Take a look at this gorgeous card design. It features The Stamp Market Bloominous stamp set. The colors and intensity Joan uses in this design is AWESOME! Then, once you have soaked in all this creativity here, be sure to pop over to her blog.

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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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