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A Card For the Bad Days & the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Some days you just feel like a big pile of yuck has been dumped on you and all you can do is look up to the sky and pray "God, whatever lesson you are teaching me, please make it quick."  Lately, I have had quite a few of those days, so when I was trying… Continue reading A Card For the Bad Days & the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

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Creating with Fall Colors for the Color Dare Blog

Many of you are starting to see the seasons change where you live and some of you are experiencing some glorious autumn colors.♥ Our fall season has been a little slow coming this year, but that didn't stop me from being inspired by this week's Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge.  Can you imagine being… Continue reading Creating with Fall Colors for the Color Dare Blog

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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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Sail Away with the Making Waves Heart2Heart Challenge

One of my goals this year was to step outside my comfort zone (in my teal crafting chair), and, this month, I did just that by joining the Heart2Heart Design Team.  I am thrilled to join such a talented group of ladies and hope that each creation challenges you to try something new.  So......are you… Continue reading Sail Away with the Making Waves Heart2Heart Challenge

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To My Bestie ~ May SOTM Blog Hop

Welcome to the To My Bestie Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the April To My Bestie stamp set. If you have come here from Michelle Stewart'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… Continue reading To My Bestie ~ May SOTM Blog Hop

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Heart & Home Easter Card for a Color Dare Challenge

I don't know about you, but sometimes I get into a creative "funk". I have had a silly stamped door sitting on my desk for weeks, crying to be added to a project, and, today, as I started at the Inspiration Board for the Color My Heart Dare Challenge, I was determined to use it for a… Continue reading Heart & Home Easter Card for a Color Dare Challenge

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Tuesday Tutorial: Create New Images with Contour

Did you know that with Design Space™, you can increase the number on images in our Cricut™ Collections? Most of our collections contain over 700 images, and today I am going to show you how to double, or even triple, that number using the Hide Contour feature while showing you create this wonderful tag for… Continue reading Tuesday Tutorial: Create New Images with Contour

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Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card

Our Hello Pumpkin collection is just so stinkin' adorable, even for those of us who do not celebrate Halloween. This week, I decided to join the Heart2Heart Holiday Expressions challenge and create a pumpkin perfect birthday card for one of our newest family members. (UPDATE: I become one of H2Hs October Darlings with this card.… Continue reading Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card

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Thanks & Giving Blog Hop

Welcome to the Thanks & Giving Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the October Thanks & Giving stamp set.  This stamp set is full of sentiments,  icons, and images designed for all your autumn paper crafting projects. If you have come here from Debi McBains’ blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished… Continue reading Thanks & Giving Blog Hop

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Boutique Scrapbook Kits

Have you noticed that there are SIX, yes, six Boutique Scrapbooking Workshops Your Way® scrapbook pages in the Holiday Expressions catalog? You may have noticed the change, or you may have been confused by it, but either way, it is something to get excited about.  This is a recent change that Close to My Heart… Continue reading Boutique Scrapbook Kits