Conversation Hearts With A Twist

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This is the second design in the three card mini-series using the My Favorite Things Heart Art stamp set. Yesterday was a fun shaker card. Today I am using these heart stamps as an grown-up conversation heart card design.

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Show your LOVE with this fun shaker card

Hi Crafty Friends,

Today is the first day of a three card mini-series. Each of the three cards will use the same stamp set, Heart Art by My Favorite Things but with three different looks. So, ready to get started?

 

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A Bucket of Hearts For You

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I love the new Stacey Yacula’s stamp and die set, Joyful Heart Bears by My Favorite Things. These sets have the most charming little bears, each filled with love in their heart! And the sentiments are perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any time you want to let someone know you love them. For this card design, I chose the delightful bear holding a bucket of hearts – how adorable is that?

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Love You Hearts and Alcohol Inks

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there are so many wonderful stamps and dies to help make the day even more festive. Today’s card design is using a new stencil by Altenew called Flowing Hearts. I combined the intertwining arabesque design with alcohol inks and got a colorful, dimensional and artsy look.

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Let Love Bloom by Zinia

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We have another AWESOME art journal project from one of our favorite bloggers, Zinia Amoiridou of Abstract Inspiration. The spread is bursting with distress oxide color, cheery flowers, and an uplifting quote – blooming love really is unstoppable!

Watch the video and see how she creates this beauty.

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Last Minute Valentine Cards

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Every year I make Valentine’s for my kids. But I never seem to start them ahead of time. It is always the mad scramble to get all my Valentines done and out the door on Valentine’s Day. This year is no exception!

So, if you find yourself in the same boat, here are 4 different quick and easy Valentines to whip up.

4 handmade Valentine cards
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All About Love Card by Heather Telford

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We are so lucky!  We have the awesome privilege of having Heather Telford of Bits & Pieces blog with us once again. She is an artist extraordinaire!  If you haven’t ever seen her work, you really need to check out her blog.  But before you do, feast your eyes on this gorgeous card.  Heather has such command over watercolors, especially the dry watercolor granules like Ken Oliver’s Color Bursts used in this card. Her results are stunning.

All About Love Card by Heather Telford

 

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Pearled Sweet Perfume Love

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Boy, are you in for a real treat today!  We are so excited to have Heather Telford of Bits & Pieces as our guest. If you haven’t seen Heather’s watercolor work, well, it is simply awesome!  She makes flowers and nature scenes come to life, as well as push the envelope on creativity, style and techniques.  The Finetec Pearl Watercolors make this design have a shimmery, glorious look!

 

Pearled Sweet Perfume
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