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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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Live Tutorials Coming Soon

I enjoy writing each weekly Tuesday Tutorial as much as you enjoy reading them, but sometimes it would be so much easier to show them to you. So, I have decided to start a Facebook Group called "Create with Miss. Carrie's Creations" where you can view a few of my tutorials "Live" and enroll in… Continue reading Live Tutorials Coming Soon

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Using A Big Thank You Thin Cuts

This week,  I am taking a break from the Cricut®. This is partially due to the fact that I cannot get to my machine because of the pile of Convention creations blocking my path, but mostly, it is because I have realized that many of you do not use Design Space™ and I hate the… Continue reading Using A Big Thank You Thin Cuts

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Color Dare Easter Card

This week's Color My Heart Dare allows you to choose colors from a Tic-Tac-Toe board featuring the palette from the "Make Waves" collection.  Since Easter is coming much sooner this year, I decided to begin making a few cards to send to family and friends.  I was inspired by a card I found in a… Continue reading Color Dare Easter Card

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No Worries Retirement Card

Each week, I am challenged to create something new, and often, I try to maximize my efforts.  For this weeks Color My Heart Color Dare, I found the perfect color combination for one of my upcoming Inked Background Workshop cards.   Our Sapphire, Glacier, New England Ivy, White Daisy and Desert Sand Ink colors were… Continue reading No Worries Retirement Card

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Fun Folded No Worries Card

The adventures continue with Inked Background cards for my July workshop. This week, I created a simple Inked Background on the front of a rustic z-fold card using our No Worries paper and accessories.  As always, I included a list of supplies I used to create this card at the bottom of this post. In… Continue reading Fun Folded No Worries Card

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No Worries Inked Background

This week's Color My Heart Dare challenge focuses on our No Worries products and required the use of Cocoa, Lemon, Smoothie, Sea Glass, Cashmere and White Daisy.  That may seem like quite the color palette, but I found it to be perfect for creating a beach sunset scene. As always, I included a list of supplies… Continue reading No Worries Inked Background

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Hello Foxy Blog Hop

Welcome to the Hello Foxy Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring the June Hello Foxy stamp set, which is one of the most adorable sets I have seen this summer.  This acrylic stamp set has three cute little foxes, fun little flowers, a wreath and all occasion sentiments.  It is a must-have for… Continue reading Hello Foxy Blog Hop