Monthly Archives: May 2011

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    taking a little break…


    well bloggers, i'm ready to hit the road again, but this time for some rest and relaxation.  that's right, i'm taking a vacation.  i have to say i don't remember the last time i've taken a true vacation, and guess where i'm off to?  if you guessed a trip to see "the mouse" you're kinda Continue Reading

  • 326

    i love new york…


    it's the weekend bloggers and i'm happy to be home, unpacked, and ready to enjoy it!  i want to send a very sincere thank you to all of you for your blog comments, tweets, and emails about the launch of district market.  i can honestly say i was overwhelmed by the unconditional support and excitement Continue Reading

  • 556

    welcome to district market…


    well bloggers we're ready for the debut of my new district market collection here at the stationery show in new york.  i'm thrilled to finally be able to share this with all of you.  i must say it's been a dream of mine to create finished products for the stationery, home decor, and gift market Continue Reading

  • 606

    start spreading the news…


    i'm leaving today … i want to be a part of it … new york – new york! well bloggers… i'm off to the BIG apple to live out a BIG dream i've been working on for the past year.  i'm so excited to finally be able to announce this next adventure on my creative Continue Reading

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    always busy…


    well bloggers…it certainly feels like we're always busy around here, especially lately!  right now we've been kicking it into overdrive to prep for the upcoming puerto rico scrapbook event i'll be teaching at along with many other wonderful teachers next month.  so how hard can it be to cut, score, fold, and punch 7000 pieces Continue Reading

  • 164

    something good…

    hey bloggers!  hope you had a great weekend.  we’re back in the studio enjoying some creative time and i wanted to share this link to something good.  the devastation that the people of Japan have experienced is unimaginable. in the face of such tragedy, the best of humanity comes forth with efforts to find unique Continue Reading

  • 362

    off to whim so doodle…


    hey there bloggers!  well today i'm off to sunny florida for a weekend of teaching at whim so doodle.  i must say how excited i am to be teaching at my first store of the year – can you believe that?  so far my calendar has been filled with trade shows, rep shows, and of Continue Reading

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    ranger u – day three…


    hi bloggers!  ranger u has once again come to an end for this year.  what an amazing group of students who not only shared their time and talents, but their fun personalities as well to make this an inspirational weekend (you can tell from our group photo).  our final day was spent learning all about Continue Reading

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    ranger u – day two…


    well bloggers the fun continues with day two of ranger u.  yesterday was a great day filled with techniques and more creativity.  claudine hellmuth started the day with her fresh and whimsical style of colorful and mixed media goodness.  the students were up to their elbows (not literally) exploring Claudine's signature paints, mediums, and sticky-back Continue Reading