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Brush Up on Your Cricut™ Crafting Skills

If you read Tuesday's post, you learned that I am spending this week at the Close to My Heart Convention. Instead of leaving my blog empty, I have decided to do a recap of some of my favorite tutorials♥ from the past year. Today, we are going to brush-up on a few Design Space™ skills.… Continue reading Brush Up on Your Cricut™ Crafting Skills

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Are You Ready to Learn Something New?

This week, while I am at the Close to My Heart Convention, I have decided to do a recap of some of my favorite tutorials♥ from the past year. Quite a few of you have joined me recently, so I figured that this was the best time to, not only share some great projects with… Continue reading Are You Ready to Learn Something New?

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New Changes for the New Year

We all make goals to challenge ourselves in the New Year, and, for me, this means reflecting on this past year and finding new ways to ♥inspire, instruct, and inform♥ you. Having time away from my craftroom gave me time to think and pray about all aspects of my daily paper crafting adventures that I… Continue reading New Changes for the New Year

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Bloom Flower Decor

Quite a few of you have been waiting for me to post this project online after viewing it at the NA Convention. Honestly, it was one of my ♥favorite♥ projects to create.  I personally enjoy making home decor from paper and enjoy showing others how to do the same.   I will be teaching an… Continue reading Bloom Flower Decor

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Holiday Expressions Blog Hop

Welcome to the Holiday Expressions Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our New Holiday Expressions catalog which chock-full of spectacular papers, exclusive stamp sets, workshop kits, new tools, and organizers.  If you have come here from Kimberly Bower’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can click… Continue reading Holiday Expressions Blog Hop

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For the Love of Crafting Blog Hop

Welcome to the For Love of Crafting Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the August For the Love of Crafting stamp set.  It's has been over two months since I have last participated in a blog hop and I am so glad I was able to sign-up for this one. I ♥LOVE♥ this stamp… Continue reading For the Love of Crafting Blog Hop

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Convention Highlights

It had been almost a month since the North American Convention and my brain is finally beginning  to wrap itself around all the new products, the artwork, and the amazing people I met.  Some of you even took the time to come introduce yourself as one of my "followers".  (You would not believe how honored… Continue reading Convention Highlights

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Maker’s Color Dare Card

Convention is over, I am "almost" unpacked, my craft-room is still not finished, and, yet, I am still able to create. I have been amazed by how little I need to make a card and how many things I have found as I have unpacked my collection like the Originals Idea Book from Close to… Continue reading Maker’s Color Dare Card

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Using A Big Thank You Thin Cuts

This week,  I am taking a break from the Cricut®. This is partially due to the fact that I cannot get to my machine because of the pile of Convention creations blocking my path, but mostly, it is because I have realized that many of you do not use Design Space™ and I hate the… Continue reading Using A Big Thank You Thin Cuts

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Convention Bound

I am  excited, nervous, and all aflutter to be headed to the North American Close to My Heart Convention.  As an Extravaganza Creative Presenter, I have already had a chance to view some of the stunning products that will be arriving in the fall, and I can't wait to see what else Close to My… Continue reading Convention Bound