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Designer Inspiration with Jill: Day 5

May 22, 2015

As the temps outside begin to rise, here on the blog we are also heating things up with designer inspiration! Over the next several weeks our designers will be bringing you inspiration and design ideas featuring their trademark styles and products from our new collection, Sunshine and Smiles. This week Jill Foster joins us with colorful fun!

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Jill often creates postcard designs (see more HERE) and today she’s used our new Slapstick/Cling stamp, 40-381 Gentle Breeze, for her background stamping.

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And what else has found its way onto Jill’s card? Why it’s our feathered friend, Creative Die, 51-138 Flight of Fancy!

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Download complete supplies and instructions HERE.

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And remember, TGIF!

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Designer Inspiration with Jill: Day 4

May 21, 2015

Click HERE to view today’s new SIMPLICITY creation.

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And don’t forget to scroll down for a burst of stamping fun…

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As the temps outside begin to rise, here on the blog we are also heating things up with designer inspiration! Over the next several weeks our designers will be bringing you inspiration and design ideas featuring their trademark styles and products from our new collection, Sunshine and Smiles. This week Jill Foster joins us with colorful fun!

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How about sending a crafty friend this cup of creativity, 4386H Sitting Pretty?

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Besides adorable Mimi, this card also sports fun Creative Die details including a tiny flower (51-050 Tweet Things), banner (51-027 Triple Banner), and a special sentiment (51-106 Inspire).

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Download complete supplies and instructions HERE.

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Designer Inspiration with Jill: Day 3

May 20, 2015

As the temps outside begin to rise, here on the blog we are also heating things up with designer inspiration! Over the next several weeks our designers will be bringing you inspiration and design ideas featuring their trademark styles and products from our new collection, Sunshine and Smiles. This week Jill Foster joins us with colorful fun!

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Whether she is coloring with markers, colored pencils, or paints, our tranparent set, 30-298 Enamor, is one Jill will be reaching for again and again when the mood to color strikes!

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Want to try this no-line watercoloring technique? Check out THIS video.

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Download complete supplies and instructions HERE.

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Designer Inspiration with Jill: Day 2

May 19, 2015

Click HERE to view today’s new SIMPLICITY creation.

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And now scroll down for more colorful inspiration from Jill!

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As the temps outside begin to rise, here on the blog we are also heating things up with designer inspiration! Over the next several weeks our designers will be bringing you inspiration and design ideas featuring their trademark styles and products from our new collection, Sunshine and Smiles. This week Jill Foster joins us with colorful fun!

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It’s no secret that Jill loves butterflies… today she is stamping with the elegant pair found in our transparent set, 30-296 Floral & Feathers.

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A simple watercolor technique makes this artistic look easy to achieve. Just color directly onto your stamp with markers, press onto paper, and then go back with a paintbrush and water to blend the color.

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Download complete supplies and instructions HERE.

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Designer Inspiration with Jill: Day 1

May 18, 2015

As the temps outside begin to rise, here on the blog we are also heating things up with designer inspiration! Over the next several weeks our designers will be bringing you inspiration and design ideas featuring their trademark styles and products from our new collection, Sunshine and Smiles. This week Jill Foster joins us with colorful fun!

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Our new Creative Die, 51-142 Mason Jar, can be used in so many ways.

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Today its lid has opened up revealing a rainbow of butterflies.

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This clean and simple design would make for a lovely birthday, graduation, or “just because” card for a friend!

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Download complete supplies and instructions HERE.

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alexandra’s Sunday scrapbooking – Stencils & Watercolor

May 17, 2015
Hello dear Friends! Welcome to another edition of scrapbooking with Penny Black products. Today, I’d like to share a TUTORIAL on how to use watercolor with stencils. I used Oscillations #25-014 and illustrated the technique with two 8″ PL layouts for the 2015 in 52 Pages album. I hope you’ll join me over at art scrap & more.

Sunshine, Smiles, and Sentiments

May 16, 2015

Welcome! This week we share with you our brand new release… Sunshine and Smiles. This new collection is loaded with stamps and Creative Dies that are meant to bring sunshine and smiles to your projects AND to all those with which you share your creations! You can view the complete catalog HERE and all new products will be available in our online store beginning Friday, May 15.

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We have an extra Sunshine and Smiles bonus for you today… a sentimental Saturday!

Introducing 40-386 A Wish:

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Card sample above also features 30-288, 51-027, 80-011

Introducing 30-280 A Sweet Day:

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Card sample above also features 4390K

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Want to win a $25 shopping spree to our online store so you can add these new stamps and creative dies to your stash? Just leave a comment on our blog each day this week for a chance to win and for an extra entry, simply “like” our Facebook page and leave a comment there, too. (Giveaway closes Sunday, 5/17 at 11:59 PM PST.)

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