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Share the Seasons Blog Hop

Welcome to the Share the Seasons Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our our September Share the Seasons 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 the link at the end to move to the next blog.… Continue reading Share the Seasons Blog Hop

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A FREE Cricut™ File for You In August

Each month, I offer a FREE Cricut Design Space File™ to anyone who places an order on my website. This is my way of saying "THANK YOU"♥ for supporting my small home business. During the month of August, I am giving away this adorable Shadowbox Design Space™ File which you can use to create this… Continue reading A FREE Cricut™ File for You In August

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A FREE Cricut™ File for You In June

Each month, I offer a FREE Cricut Design Space File™ to anyone who places an order on my website. This is my way of saying "THANK YOU"♥ for supporting my small home business. During the month of June, I am giving away something that many people have asked for - the Design Space™ File for… Continue reading A FREE Cricut™ File for You In June

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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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12 Days of Christmas Creations ~ Soft Candlelit Silhouette

Today, we continue with my 12 Days of Christmas Creations and find ourselves once again playing with the Cricut® to create this Candlelit Snow Scene. I honestly enjoyed this project because it was simple to create and the results are breathtaking. I wish the photos could show you how lovely it looks in a dark… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas Creations ~ Soft Candlelit Silhouette

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12 Days of Christmas Creations ~ Gifts of Warm Cocoa with a Double Trouble Challenge

As we continue with 12 Days of Christmas Creations, I wanted to inspire you to give some sweet treats of Warm Cocoa (with sprinkles) to your neighbors, co-workers, friends,  and family this holiday season.  This adorable little box can be filled with your favorite cocoa (or coffee), some marshmallows (or coffee beans), and a chocolate spoon… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas Creations ~ Gifts of Warm Cocoa with a Double Trouble Challenge

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Giving Thanks Seasonal Trees Eclipse Frame

This week is all about giving thanks so today I am showing you one final home decor project that you can create for your guests this Thanksgiving.  If you haven't noticed, eclipse cards are very popular right now, so I chose to take it a step farther and create a whimsical framed piece of art… Continue reading Giving Thanks Seasonal Trees Eclipse Frame

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Merry Christmas Blessings Blog Hop

Welcome to the Merry Christmas Blessings Blog Hop where we will be featuring a multitude of Close to My Heart Christmas products.  🎄  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… Continue reading Merry Christmas Blessings Blog Hop

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Fall Decorating with Monograms

When the new Holiday Expressions catalog first came out, I was extremely happy to see that we now carry a variety of Chipboard Monograms. Monograms are one of the most popular home decor items on Pinterest and, today, I am going to give you a few tips for creating this beautiful Fall Monogram for your… Continue reading Fall Decorating with Monograms