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Reasons to Smile Cut Above® Kits

Do you enjoy creating handmade gifts for the holidays? This past year, I created one of our calendar kits and gave it as a gift. At first, I was very worried how time consuming it might be, but with the Cut Above® kits, it went together so easily. I especially love how I am able… Continue reading Reasons to Smile Cut Above® Kits

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Did You Order Your FREE Kits?

Yes, you read correctly. During the month of June, you can get ♥FREE♥ Paper, Cardstock, and Embellishments with the purchase of a stamp set. Did you grab your Free Kits yet?  Don't take too long to decided because you only have a few more days to take advantage of this amazing offer. ♥ Choose Any of… Continue reading Did You Order Your FREE Kits?

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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

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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

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Did You Forget Anything?

Forgetfulness: absent minded and loss of memory.   This squirrel  brained, coffee drinking mama is constantly forgetting things like checking-out BEFORE a sale is over, or signing up for a class I wanted to take BEFORE the due date, or how many chocolate eggs I just ate while typing this post. Sound familiar? Before you try to… Continue reading Did You Forget Anything?

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Using a Kit to Create Your Own Unique HOME Decor

Many of you have commented on the color palette of the Home Monogram Workshop kit and, honestly, I can sympathize.  Today, I want to convince each of you that the bright peach color scheme ♥should NOT prevent you from buying the kit♥. With a little creativity, some manipulation of the Design Space™ file, and careful… Continue reading Using a Kit to Create Your Own Unique HOME Decor

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Create a Sweet HOME Decor Project

With the Home Chipboard Monogram workshop, you can create a unique papercrafting project that is sure to add a cozy touch to any room!  The Home Chipboard Monogram Workshop gives you the materials need for creating your own cheery home décor piece AND since the paper is two-sided, you can ♥make it unique to your… Continue reading Create a Sweet HOME Decor Project

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Tuesday Tutorial: Paper Pom-Poms

Last week I posted a simple St. Patrick's Day Banner featuring some Cricut™ Flower Market images and these adorable paper Pom-Poms. Today, I am going to show you how I created them using the Fancy Border Fringe Thin Cut.  I began by cutting piece of Clover cardstock at 6" x 2¼" then placed it onto… Continue reading Tuesday Tutorial: Paper Pom-Poms

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A Simple Banner for The Wearin’ o’ the Green Challenge

Whether you follow me on Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, or here, you will notice that I often create ♥seasonal home decorations♥ and most end up in my craftroom. With our home currently under renovation, this is the only place I have control over so I make sure it is a space I can retreat to during… Continue reading A Simple Banner for The Wearin’ o’ the Green Challenge

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Heart Happy Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heart Happy Blog Hop where we will be featuring a multitude of projects using our Heart Happy 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… Continue reading Heart Happy Blog Hop