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Back to Basics Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the Back to the Basics! Technique Blog Hop where we will be showing you a variety of basic techniques that highlight a few of our new Seasonal Expressions products!  If you have come here from Haley Dyer’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading, you can click on the link at the… Continue reading Back to Basics Technique Blog Hop

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Pink Trucks & Fall Leaves for the Color Dare Blog

Raise your hand if you just can't help yourself when you hear the word "vintage".♥ Personally, anything that reminds me of my great-grandparents and grandparents fills me with nostalgia. This week, for the Color My Heart Color Dare Blog, you have been given a palette of colors that reminded me of some vintage photos I… Continue reading Pink Trucks & Fall Leaves for the Color Dare Blog

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Creating with Fall Colors for the Color Dare Blog

Many of you are starting to see the seasons change where you live and some of you are experiencing some glorious autumn colors.♥ Our fall season has been a little slow coming this year, but that didn't stop me from being inspired by this week's Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge.  Can you imagine being… Continue reading Creating with Fall Colors for the Color Dare Blog

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A Special Gift to Celebrate National Coffee Day

Did you know that there is a National Coffee Day?!☕ (Like I need an excuse to drink more coffee.)  Officially, National Coffee Day is is celebrated on September 29th, but, today, I am celebrating a little early. Not only have I created a quick and easy set♥ of Thanks A Latte cards, I am gifting… Continue reading A Special Gift to Celebrate National Coffee Day

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My Hawthorn Card Workshop

It's finally beginning to feel like fall here in Colorado and I am planning some wonderful workshops for you. Today, I am showing you some adorable Ombre stamped♥ projects that you can create at my Coffee & Cards Workshop using our Hawthorn papers. Each of my Coffee & Card Workshops allows you to come &… Continue reading My Hawthorn Card Workshop

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It’s in the Script! Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the It's in the Script! Technique Blog Hop where we will be featuring a variety stamp sets & penmanship projects that highlight a few of our new Seasonal Expressions products!  If you have come here from Haley Dyer’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can click on… Continue reading It’s in the Script! Technique Blog Hop

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Creating a Fall Blessings Card for Color My Heart Dare

It's a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge at Color My Heart Dare, and, this week, we are asking you to use up a few of those leftover supplies as we create with retired CTMH colors.  As you will see, I chose to use some "non-typical" fall colors to create a Fall Blessing card.  Before I show you my… Continue reading Creating a Fall Blessings Card for Color My Heart Dare

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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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Create Cards with Every Little Thing

Today, you get a little sneak peek at a few products in the upcoming catalog.  Our Every Little Thing products are full of beautiful colors, patterns, and designs. If you are a Close to My Heart consultant, like me, you have the opportunity to play with all of the products one month before♥ the new catalog arrives. … Continue reading Create Cards with Every Little Thing

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Sail Away with the Making Waves Heart2Heart Challenge

One of my goals this year was to step outside my comfort zone (in my teal crafting chair), and, this month, I did just that by joining the Heart2Heart Design Team.  I am thrilled to join such a talented group of ladies and hope that each creation challenges you to try something new.  So......are you… Continue reading Sail Away with the Making Waves Heart2Heart Challenge