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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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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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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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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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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A Winter White Poinsettia Thank You by Heather Telford

Hi Crafty Friends,

It is nice to be back after a few days of Christmas cheer. We sincerely hope your holidays were wonderful and you are still enjoying a few extra days of ‘r and r’ yourself! As a special treat, we are welcoming Heather Telford back again! Heather’s artistry and card design are always one of our favorites and today she is sharing a gorgeous winter white poinsettia. The stamp she is using is the beautiful “Christmas Red” by Penny Black.

Heather amazes us how she can create such beauty with just a few distress inks and/or stains. Read on for all the details on how she made this poinsettia come to life. Then, if you are enjoying this project as much as us, pop over to her blog for more inspiration.

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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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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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So Very Thankful… for you!

Hi there,

We are concluding our “Gratitude – Thankful for you” week with Heather Telford. It has been so much fun to share her beautiful designs and her heartfelt messages. And, it has been equaling wonderful to hear from so many of you. We really appreciate each of your comments and have enjoyed hearing a little about you and your life.

Today’s project is a lovely one, using the versatile Penny Black Xmas Sprig stamp set and Catherine Pooler inks. Heather tells you all about it below. Then, don’t forget to comment to be entered into our GIVEAWAY!

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A Duo of Fluttering Friends Designs by Heather Telford

Hi Crafty Friends,

WOW! You guys are fantastic!! Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments and lovely thoughts! It was such a pleasure to read about you and your gratitude. I know it really makes our day to hear from you all.

We are also pleased as punch to have Heather Telford with us again today. We are always so excited to share her designs. She is an amazing talent and we are grateful to call her a friend!

Heather is sharing two designs with us today using the My Favorite Things Fluttering Friends stamp and die set. We hope these designs will inspire you to create something wonderful.

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