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Colorado Craft Company October Reveal

I am so excited to be part of today’s big news… Colorado Craft Company has a new illustrator joining their stamp line! The whimsical illustrations of Anita Jeram is this month’s Release. Anita is an accomplished children’s book author and illustrator:

“Having sold over 47 million copies worldwide, she has truly captured the hearts of children and adults alike. Now, together with 3C, we bring you stamps, dies, papers, and stencils that are sure to help you create handmade cards that are fun, kind, and whimsical.”

There’s 10 new stamp sets, most with coordinating dies. The above card is made with the Better Together stamp set. This group of friends is one of four illustrated images in the set. There’s also eight sentiments included, all in fun handwritten fonts. I stamped the group of friends onto watercolor paper, and painted them with Daniel Smith watercolor paints. (I will share more of my process in an upcoming post.)

My Next card features another darling stamp set from the October Release, Birthday Wishing.

I used two illustrated images to make my scene. To keep the card clean and simple, I stamped a small sentiment included in the set. Again, I did very simple watercoloring with Daniel Smith Watercolor paints. By the way, did you notice the adorable enamel pin in the right upper corner? It’s 3C’s first pin! So cute!!

I couldn’t resist decorating inside the card. This sentiment was a perfect match with the friendly mouse. I did a really quick color on the mouse with colored pencils.

I will Be back on Monday with more inspiration, tips, and a giveaway, so be sure to stop back by! Now, as Anita would say, go “create something delightful today!”

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168 Replies to “Colorado Craft Company October Reveal”

  1. So adorable and I really like the extra touch with the little mouse stamped inside. Cute!

  2. Great cards. I was happy to see that there ARE crafters, other than myself, who also put images on tbd INSIDE of their cards…mouse inside is a very nice touch. Waiting to see if I get lucky before I order… CCC has gotten my last TWO orders from Stamptember. Fingers crossed. Thnx for sharing.

    1. I love both of your cards! You created such a sweet and happy feeling to them with your water colouring. They are very beautiful!

  3. I love these stamp sets! Your cards are so beautiful! I’ve decided to buy a couple of these books for Christmas and make cards to go with them, maybe a book mark and tag as well!

  4. This is such a sweet release… reminds me of reading books to my son when he was younger. How fun to create such beautiful characters through stamping!

  5. There is something so poignant about these drawings. They transport me back to my childhood, and make me feel so happy and content! I am so excited that Colorado Crafts will be carrying Anita Jeram’s gorgeous stamps for all of us to use.

  6. Both of your cards are adorable and truly made me smile. Fun release Colorado Craft Company and great addition to stamp line.

  7. Your cards are simply beautiful! I love the way the Kraft base works with the tone of the coloring, and those speckles….really pretty cards!

  8. Oh my…I LOVE what you have done with these darling critters. Plain and simple and yet SO beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!

  9. Your cards are precious. I loved reading these books to my kids and to have her illustrations available in stamps is so exciting.

  10. Your cards are absolutely adorable! The images are so sweet and your coloring gave them such personality. Love the inside sentiment! Wonderful!

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