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The Perks & Quirks of the Complete Creativity™ Collection

Those of you who have met me personally, know that I am more than honest when you ask me about a new product.  I never tell you what to purchase, but I will lay out the good, the bad, and the ugly, and be frank about everything I sell.  Today, I am going to talk… Continue reading The Perks & Quirks of the Complete Creativity™ Collection

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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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It’s All Sunshine & Roses ~ A Color My Heart Color Dare Card

Sometimes we all need a little "pick-me-up" and, after the week I have had, I needed to be able to retreat to my workspace and create something that would bring me a little sunshine.  I was inspired by the bright color choices in this week's Color My Heart Dare Challenge, and I hope that they… Continue reading It’s All Sunshine & Roses ~ A Color My Heart Color Dare Card

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Thin Cuts Blog Hop

Welcome to the Thin Cuts Blog Hop where we will be featuring some delightful projects created using our Thin Cuts metal dies. If you have come here from Michelle Loncar’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… Continue reading Thin Cuts Blog Hop

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Color My Heart Dare Tic-Tac-Toe: Grateful Heart Thank You Card

This week, for the Color My Heart Dare challenge, we are playing with colors from our Grateful Heart collection.  You can choose to use any colors in a row, column, diagonally, or use every color available and create something amazing!     For this week's challenge, I chose to use Sapphire, Mink, and Pomegranate to create… Continue reading Color My Heart Dare Tic-Tac-Toe: Grateful Heart Thank You Card

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Documented Color Dare Card

This week's Color My Heart Dare challenge requires us to use Blossom, Bashful, and Eggplant, so I chose to use up some more of my Documented papers to create this Double Triangle Fold card. These cards are super cute and simple to make.  I would love to see you try to make one using the… Continue reading Documented Color Dare Card

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Cardmaking with Central Park continued

Earlier this week, I told you about our amazing Workshop Your Way® Cardmaking Kits.  Each of these kits include supplies to make twelve handmade cards with easy-to-follow instructions and an exclusive acrylic stamp set. As you saw in my previous post, I used the Cheers to You Cardmaking Kit as inspiration for three other cards.  Today, I… Continue reading Cardmaking with Central Park continued

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Cardmaking with Central Park

Have you ever taken a few minutes to view the Workshop Your Way® Cardmaking Kits on my website? Each of these kits include supplies to make twelve handmade cards with easy-to-follow instructions and an exclusive acrylic stamp set. Did you know that you can use this product guide as inspiration for even MORE card designs? Let… Continue reading Cardmaking with Central Park

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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