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You’re My Person – Color My Heart Color Dare Card

This week at Color My Heart Color Dare, we are challenging you to create a project using only Black, White, and one accent color. For me, this meant getting ahead (for once) and creating a Valentine card. Before I start explaining my project, I want to give you a little inspiration for colors that go… Continue reading You’re My Person – Color My Heart Color Dare Card

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A Simply Handmade Christmas Card for Color Dare Challenge

For this week's Color My Heart Dare Challenge, we were asked to create a project using Kraft, New England Ivy, and Candy Apple.  When I first saw this color combination, it reminded me of simple, handmade Christmas decorations like the ones I have in my home, so I decided to create my card with the… Continue reading A Simply Handmade Christmas Card for Color Dare Challenge

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Creating Seasonal Trees Fall Lanterns & Free Design Space File for VIPs

If you have ever visited my home, you will see that I redecorate for every season. In my basement you will find a plethora of holiday decorations, and as a crafter, I inevitably add more each year. If you are a seasonal decorator like me, you will enjoy making this Fall Lantern!  This month, I… Continue reading Creating Seasonal Trees Fall Lanterns & Free Design Space File for VIPs

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Cupcakes & Cards with Boutique

It's time to Create with Miss. Carrie and learn how to make these beautifully designed Boutique cards to give to anyone who needs a little extra TLC.  This month, I am offering two options for my card making class. You can choose to come to my Cupcakes & Card class at the local library, or… Continue reading Cupcakes & Cards with Boutique

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Thanks A Bushel Card

If you are like me, you always have a need for Thank-You cards, so, this week, I created a few using the adorable images and a sentiment from our exclusive A Bushel & a Peck stamp set. I love sending happy mail to customers, especially homemade cards, but each one needs to be quick to make… Continue reading Thanks A Bushel Card

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Mother’s Day Bouquet Card

April Showers bring May flowers ... and planning days for May celebrations.  On days full of snow and rain, I am able to spend time in my craft room planning for the upcoming holidays without feeling guilty that I should be working on my never-ending yard.  This week, I attempted to create a Mother's Day… Continue reading Mother’s Day Bouquet Card

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Tone-On-Tone Thankful Card

Monochromatic cards can be the most stunning cards, but they can also be difficult to create as you try to find a balance.  This week's Color My Heart Dare challenge is "Pick your own Red" using Poppy, Ruby, Cranberry with optional Gold. As I attempted to mix various red tones along with some tone-on-tone stamping, I came… Continue reading Tone-On-Tone Thankful Card

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Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

There are times I need a card and I have absolutely no inspiration.  I spend hours searching online only to find that I just saved sixteen dog related pins, a gluten-free cookie recipe, and watched a video on how to organize a refrigerator.  Today, I needed a few Thank-You cards and, instead of browsing the… Continue reading Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

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Bloom & Grow Valentine Card

Throughout the month of January, I will be creating projects that you can make using our Bloom and Grow stamp of the month.  This week, I created a simple Valentine's Day card in traditional black, red, and white tones.   You can find the list of supplies used on this project at the very bottom of… Continue reading Bloom & Grow Valentine Card

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Bloom & Grow Embossed Card

Throughout the month of January, I will be creating projects that you can make using our Bloom and Grow stamp of the month.  This week, I created this monochromatic card using White Embossing Power as an embellishment.  Even though the card was extremely simple to make, the mix of textures and color shades are delightful. … Continue reading Bloom & Grow Embossed Card