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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Vellum Flowers Over Alcohol Ink Backgrounds

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Woohoo! Today we have a video featuring vellum flowers over an alcohol ink background. Follow along with me in the video below to see how these bright and playful backgrounds were created. Let’s get started!

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Simple and Modern Flowers by The Stamp Market

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We are super excited today! We get to announce the addition of The Stamp Market to our online store – YAY! The Stamp Market has fresh, clean stamps and dies set that gives a simple and modern look to your designs. Here is our first design, with more to come from super talented guest artists and our own staff. Enjoy!

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Dreams of Love Blossom in Watercolor – VIDEO

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I am back with a new floral stamp, Dreams of Love by Penny Black. It is a big beautiful blossom that you can use in so many ways. Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, I thought that would be a perfect way to display its beauty!

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Fresh Cut Flowers for Spring

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I am featuring one of My Favorite Things fabulous stamps, Fresh-Cut Flowers. This stamp offers so much versatility. You can use it with any sentiment and nearly any recipient, making this stamp a real keeper!.

For this card design, I kept it simple with only the flowers, a background, and a border.

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A Radiant Bloom – Three Ways

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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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Magical Butterflies by Alexander Renke

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Butterflies are so beautiful and elegant and that is exactly how Alexandra Renke made these Magical Butterfly dies. These butterflies have expansive wings with delicate cutouts to create a lovely graceful look. This card design uses vellum and alcohol inks to capture this elegance.

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Trio of Magical Flowers and Inspirational Sentiments

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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

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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

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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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