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Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop

Welcome to the Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our New Seasonal Expressions catalog. If you have come here from Gina Brandstetter’s blog, you are on the right path!  When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link at the end to move to the next blog.… Continue reading Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop

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Last Minute Easter Treats

We all have the best intentions to create something for our guests each holiday, but there are times when the chaos of life prevents us from doing so. Today, I am going to show you how to make a quick, easy, last minute♥ Easter Ghirardelli Treat using our sweet Zoe papers.  These papers are only available… Continue reading Last Minute Easter Treats

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Heart & Home Easter Card for a Color Dare Challenge

I don't know about you, but sometimes I get into a creative "funk". I have had a silly stamped door sitting on my desk for weeks, crying to be added to a project, and, today, as I started at the Inspiration Board for the Color My Heart Dare Challenge, I was determined to use it for a… Continue reading Heart & Home Easter Card for a Color Dare Challenge

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April Give-Away ~ Easter Place Setting Card

It's time to announce my April give-away!♥  This month, I have created an exclusive Cricut Design Space™ file that you can use to make these delightful Easter place setting cards for your holiday guests. Aren't these the sweetest?♥ Each one was designed, by me, using images from our Close to My Heart Cricut™ collections.  As… Continue reading April Give-Away ~ Easter Place Setting Card

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Tuesday Tutorial: Using Templates in Design Space™

If you haven't discovered the "Template" feature in Cricut Design Space™, you are missing out on using a ♥wonderfully designed, underused feature♥ in the program. The Templates feature helps you visualize your project and, as I will show you, is especially helpful when designing 12" x 12" layouts with your Cricut Explore™ or Maker™ machine.… Continue reading Tuesday Tutorial: Using Templates in Design Space™

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Seasonal Magnolia Frame with a Design Space™ File

It's National Papercrafting Month, and our Magnolia Frame-It-Up Kits are perfect for creating a year round home decor piece that is unique to your home.  As many of you know, I decorate my home for each season, so, when I saw this kit, I knew that I needed to get out my Cricut™ create something… Continue reading Seasonal Magnolia Frame with a Design Space™ File

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Easter Candy Jar

As my children grow older, we have less baskets to fill and eggs to dye.  It can be a sad reminder of how fast time passes, but that doesn't mean my children don't still enjoy receiving gifts of some sort.  This year, I did not have a lot of time to create so you can… Continue reading Easter Candy Jar

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Tuesday Tutorial

I simply adore shaker cards. They are the cutest little creations and so simple to make.  Today, I am going to show you how to create the frame for this Easter Shaker Card using the Slice and Weld features in Cricut® Design Space. Design Space Instructions: 1. Begin by inserting a 5" Square and 6" Circle… Continue reading Tuesday Tutorial

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Spring Banner (Workshop)

I truly enjoy joining weekly challenges, and I love decorating my home for each season. This month, Heart2Heart Challenge is offering a Seasonal Expressions One Cover Challenge to inspire and encourage us to use the cover of the Seasonal Expressions One catalog to create something for Spring. What inspired me most was all of the… Continue reading Spring Banner (Workshop)

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Color Dare Easter Card

This week's Color My Heart Dare allows you to choose colors from a Tic-Tac-Toe board featuring the palette from the "Make Waves" collection.  Since Easter is coming much sooner this year, I decided to begin making a few cards to send to family and friends.  I was inspired by a card I found in a… Continue reading Color Dare Easter Card