Sweet Watercolor Flowers To Say “Hi”

Hi Crafty Friends,

We are celebrating our warm weather today with these sweet flowers by Pinkfresh Studio. This stamp set, Fleur 1 is wonderful. You can use it in so many different ways. This design is a simple way to bring some cheer to someone special.

Another exciting thing we have to celebrate is the announcement of the two winners of our joint giveaway with Heather Telford. Be sure to look below to see if you were one of the lucky winners.

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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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A Radiant Bloom – Three Ways

Hi Crafty Friends,

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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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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Trio of Magical Flowers and Inspirational Sentiments

Hi Crafty Friends,

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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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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Beautiful Antique Engravings by Lisa Tilson

Hi Crafty Friends,

Woohoo! We are sooo excited to welcome Lisa Tilson of the My Card Trip blog. Lisa is a super talent in the world of card making and she is sharing two fabulous card designs using the Altenew Antique Engravings Cover die. To double the fun, Lisa has also prepared a video to show you just how she accomplishes such beauty!

After you check out the video, be sure to pop over to her blog and YouTube channel. She has oodles of inspiration and exquisite card designs.

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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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Have A Very Jolly Holiday!

Hi Crafty Friends,

Today’s card design is a bright and cheery winter scene, complete with the quintessential snowman and ice pond. The big sky sets the stage for the wintery look and the trees and village add to this Jolly Holiday scene.

Oh, what fun I had using all Penny Black dies to make this card. Let’s get started.

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Adorable Fall Friends by Rosali

Hello Crafty Friends,

We are sharing two adorable designs by Rosali of I Love Stamping. In each of the cards she has used the My Favorite Things Fall Friends stamp and die set. The first design is colored with distress inks and watercolor paints.  For the second design, Winsor & Newton watercolor markers were used, either way, aren’t they cute as a button?

Check out how she made these cards happen, then jump over to her blog for more fun!

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