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Creating with the Complete Creativity Collection

From Scrapbook Layout to Iron-On Earlier this week, I posted my review of the new Complete Creativity™ collection with the promise of showing you how to use the collection to the fullest potential.  If you haven't had a chance to read the post, here is a quick review of the Perks & Quirks of the… Continue reading Creating with the Complete Creativity Collection

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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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A Father & Son Layout for October

As you know, I am a bit partial to outdoor layouts - the earthy tones, distressed edges, and muted color palettes.  This month, I am going off the rails a little with a Father & Son scrapbook page that is only available to my Kit of the Month Subscribers.  This “Father & Son”♥ kit comes ready-to-assemble… Continue reading A Father & Son Layout for October

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New CTMH Product Blog Hop

Welcome to the New Product Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our our NEW Seasonal Expressions catalogs. If you have come here from Melinda Everitt’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. This… Continue reading New CTMH Product Blog Hop

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Gold Cardmaking Confidence

A COLOR MY HEART COLOR DARE CHALLENGE Gold is not a color on my wheel - I don't even  wear gold jewelry - but today, I decided to explore the possibilities for the Color My Heart Color Dare challenge.  This week, we are inviting you to join us for a Silver or Gold Challenge AND… Continue reading Gold Cardmaking Confidence

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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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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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June Kit of the Month

When I sit down to design a layout for my Kit of the Month club members, I try to create something that "most" of them will be able to use.  I felt a little challenged using the True Love papers for something not entirely love related. (unless you are like me, and have a love♥ for… Continue reading June Kit of the Month

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Make the Cut Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the Make the Cut Technique Blog Hop♥ where we will be showcasing various techniques that feature our Close to My Heart Thin Cuts metal dies or Cricut™ collections.  If you have come here from Tamara Sandwisch’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link… Continue reading Make the Cut Technique Blog Hop