Color Blocking with a Flourish

Color Blocking with a Flourish

Color blocking is a simple, yet bold technique that involves using brightly colored shapes and contrasting colors. It got its start with the artist Piet Mondrian (one of my favorites) and is popular in home decor, fashion, and… card making!

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Flowers and Beetles and Bugs, Oh My!

Flowers and Beetles and Bugs, Oh My!

Beetles and Bugs are not just for boys! They make a great background texture stamp and they pair wonderfully with flowers for a nature themed card. Use them with all your favorite pink papers and get a perfectly adorable feminine card!

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Snowy White Botanical Builders

Snowy White Botanical Builders

I’ve had the idea for this card for a long time, but I’ve been distracted by lots and lots of Christmas themed challenges and, I’ll be honest, lots of shiny new Christmas stamps to try out. My poor Botanical Builder Framelits sat unused for quite a long time. Finally, the time has come to dust them off!

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Clear Embossed Flowers with Botanical Builder Framelits

Clear Embossed Flowers with Botanical Builder Framelits

This card features colors inspired by Connie Collins of the Global Design Project and lots of embossing! The enamel on the Botanical Builders flowers is actually clear embossing powder, in a triple thick layer.

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An Irresistibly Floral Rainbow

An Irresistibly Floral Rainbow

I have done a lot of red and green lately, a lot of Fall jewel tones, and a lot of Christmas and Thanks themed cards. Today it snowed for the first time this year and the outdoors are dreary. I needed some bright colors for a change, so I pulled out some Irresistibly Floral paper and went to town making rainbows.

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