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Creating Quick Christmas Cards with Border Stickers

November Coffee & Cards Workshop Lately, I am all about simplifying and letting go of the desire for perfection. I love creating cards with lots of layers and images and bling, but sometimes we have to get back to the basics and create something simple. My November Coffee and Cards Workshop♥ has been designed with… Continue reading Creating Quick Christmas Cards with Border Stickers

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My Hawthorn Scrapbook Workshop

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. It is the beginning of a new school year, the start of many sports our children competed in, and the time to see the world fill with color.  This is just one of the many reasons I am so excited to share my Hawthorn Workshop with you. I… Continue reading My Hawthorn Scrapbook Workshop

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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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Scrapbooking with Every Little Thing

It's a week full of sneak peeks, as you get a look at a few new products arriving in September.  Our upcoming Every Little Thing products are full of so many color choices and patterns.  Creating with the Every Little Thing papers has brought me so much happiness this past week. Image all the memories you could record… Continue reading Scrapbooking with Every Little Thing

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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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A Whirlwind of Workshops Coming Your Way

As I sit here with the New Catalogs,  I am just bubbling with joy as I think about at all the new products I get to show you in the next few months. Not only will I be hosting my monthly workshops locally, but I will also be starting some online workshops for all of… Continue reading A Whirlwind of Workshops Coming Your Way

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Take Some Time Away to Play In August

Can you believe that Summer is coming to an end?  Soon we will be filling our calendars with school events, last minute vacations, and family fun.  For us, it is Awana Conference season and we are getting ready to travel throughout the state. In the mist of all the chaos, I urge you to schedule… Continue reading Take Some Time Away to Play In August

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Let’s Create Something Together

The days are starting to heat up around here, which means that the schedule starts to get full. I am sure that you are facing the same dilemma - Do I craft? Do I garden? Do I hide from the kids a little longer? Let me give you a solution.♥  I suggest a little more… Continue reading Let’s Create Something Together

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Welding Text in Design Space™

Recently, I taught a local class teaching people how to create various titles in Cricut Design Space™.  One of the techniques was how to Weld Text to create the script portion of this "Love" title, and, today, I am going to show you how we did it.♥  There will also be a Video Tutorial posted… Continue reading Welding Text in Design Space™

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Crafting for the 4th of July

I am enamored by all the paper patterns in this new Seasonal Expressions Idea Book, and I especially love how they match some of our past collections. Recently, I have been working on a few home decorations for the Fourth of July. Can you guess which paper suites I have been playing with? ♥ This… Continue reading Crafting for the 4th of July