Autumn Harvest Wishes

Hi Creative Friends,

We are skipping our way toward the first days of Autumn and what better way to celebrate than a card design filled with festive pumpkins and an Autumn scene. I have always loved the Autumn Entrance stamp set (I am a sucker for quaint doors!) by Penny Black so when I saw a project by Mimi Jourdain, I had to try my own version.

 

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Harvest Wishes

Hi Creative Friends,

Here we are in September, the beginning of Fall so what better way to ring in the season than a festive Autumn Harvest card design. This one features a few new stamp sets by Penny Black. The first one is the graceful and willowy Windswept and the second is the Basket Builder with its many options.

 

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Stunning Gouache Wreath and video

Hello Dear Friends,

We are just so lucky to have lovely and super talented friends like Heather Telford! She was kind enough to share some of her artistic secrets with us today. This time she is exploring gouache, an opaque watercolor medium and all you can do with it. To help to see all the true beauty and the ins and outs Heather has graciously shared her video with us!

 

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Winter Scenes With Brusho

Hi Crafty Friends,

I am sharing a new video today showing you how to create a dramatic background using one of my favorites, Brusho dry crystal watercolors. You, of course, can use any watercolors for this project but I am in love with Brusho’s intense colors.

To accompany the Brusho paints, I am also using the Into the Sky cling stamp set by Penny Black.

 

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Summer Ease

Hi Everyone,

We have two very special treats for you today. First, the very talented Heather Telford is sharing a summer-y card design that makes you want to wiggle your toes in the sand and bask in the sun! She created it using the charming new stamp, At Ease by Penny Black.

Then, to celebrate summer (before it’s over for another year) Heather and The Foiled Fox are hosted a Summer Giveaway. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment and let us know what is your favorite summer activity!

 

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How To Create With Gouache

Hi Crafty Friends,

Heather Telford, one of our very favorite guests is sharing three awesome card designs using gouache. If you haven’t used gouache before, no worries, she will walk you through the process and show you how easy it is to create stunning designs!

 

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Thinking Of You – Painted Peonies

Hi Crafty Friends,

Thanks for joining me today! I am sharing a video (see below) to show you another way you can use this fabulous Painted Peony stamp and die set by Concord & 9th. This set has beautiful blossoms, leaves, and my fav, berries… all the makings of something amazing!

 

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