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A Quick Christmas Card for a Sketch Challenge

Can you believe that there are only NINE weeks left until Christmas? As the holidays draw closer, I start to feel the days going by quickly and tend to not have enough hours to get everything ready for Christmas. Can you relate?  Each year, we sent out over 100 Christmas cards and, this time of year,… Continue reading A Quick Christmas Card for a Sketch Challenge

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Creating a Card with Papers You Hate

Sooo maybe "hate" is a strong word, but I want to be honest with you today. How many times have you looked at a paper pack in the catalog and thought "EW - won't use that!"?♥  Well, my friend, that is exactly how I felt when I first saw the papers in the Craft On… Continue reading Creating a Card with Papers You Hate

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Enjoy Life & a Few Challenges

I enjoy spending most of my summer days outdoors, but this week's weather has "forced" me into my workroom and allowed me to join a few paper crafting challenges. As I searched through some of my favorites, I came across two challenges that inspired me♥ to create this Enjoy Life card which uses one of… Continue reading Enjoy Life & a Few Challenges

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Today is a New Adventure in Scrapbooking

Here is something that not many people know.  Creating scrapbook pages is REALLY HARD for me.  Kits? Kits are easy.  I can "throw" together a few faceless pages any day, but pages with my own personal photos...those can leave me in tears.  In fact, I have avoided scrapbooking for over fifteen years because of this, … Continue reading Today is a New Adventure in Scrapbooking

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A Bestie Card with a Watercolor Embossed Background

Last week, I created a tutorial showing you how to use our Flower Garden embossing folder to make an inked embossed background. This week, I am going to show you another way to use the same embossing folder♥ to create another type of background for your projects - one that uses our Watercolor Paints to create… Continue reading A Bestie Card with a Watercolor Embossed Background

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T-Rex Valentine Hugs

Creating cards for boys can be a challenge, especially ones who are 6.5'+ bearded bears who find your "mom feelings" a bit too mushy for their taste. The other challenge, when creating these Valentines, is to make sure they aren't too frilly and have a slight sense of "dad humor" added.  Yesterday, I posted my… Continue reading T-Rex Valentine Hugs

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I Dig You Valentine Card ~ A Heart2Heart Challenge

For those of you who find Valentine's Day to be "punny" and ultra-cheesy, this week's project has been ♥designed just for you♥.  It's a simple card that I created for the Heart2Heart Stamped Background Challenge  using some papers and complements from the Something Fierce collection and has been titled "I Dig You Valentine" (get it?🙄)… Continue reading I Dig You Valentine Card ~ A Heart2Heart Challenge

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Giving Thanks Seasonal Trees Eclipse Frame

This week is all about giving thanks so today I am showing you one final home decor project that you can create for your guests this Thanksgiving.  If you haven't noticed, eclipse cards are very popular right now, so I chose to take it a step farther and create a whimsical framed piece of art… Continue reading Giving Thanks Seasonal Trees Eclipse Frame

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Creating Seasonal Trees Fall Lanterns & Free Design Space File for VIPs

If you have ever visited my home, you will see that I redecorate for every season. In my basement you will find a plethora of holiday decorations, and as a crafter, I inevitably add more each year. If you are a seasonal decorator like me, you will enjoy making this Fall Lantern!  This month, I… Continue reading Creating Seasonal Trees Fall Lanterns & Free Design Space File for VIPs

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Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card

Our Hello Pumpkin collection is just so stinkin' adorable, even for those of us who do not celebrate Halloween. This week, I decided to join the Heart2Heart Holiday Expressions challenge and create a pumpkin perfect birthday card for one of our newest family members. (UPDATE: I become one of H2Hs October Darlings with this card.… Continue reading Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card