Monthly Archives: July 2011

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    greetings from san jose…

    hey bloggers – i know many of you have been taking part in ali edwards "a week in the life" on her blog.  it's an amazing glimpse at the journey of everyday life and the importance to capture it in your own sense of the daily moments.  today i am proud to be a sponsor Continue Reading

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    c’mon scrapfest…

    that's right bloggers – sign ups for this year's scrapfest have begun!  i'll be teaching and demoing at scrapfest in the mall of america september 16th-18th.  if you've never been to this event, don't miss out on all of the excitement, fun, education, and most importantly…shopping!  it's seriously 3 days filled with demos, hands-on make Continue Reading

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    history in the making…

    hey bloggers – i have some very exciting news to share!  i've been keeping this under wraps for months now, but since i received this in the mail last week, the word is out.  i'm humbled beyond words of this amazing opportunity to be the first "male" to be featured in the "where women create" Continue Reading

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    cha-summer 2011 the video…

    well bloggers i'm back from the cha-summer show in chicago!  as always it's great to be home, but with so many ideas and inspiration spinning in my head after these shows i'm spending some time in my studio this weekend for sure.  a huge shout out to mario for all of his tweets throughout the Continue Reading

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    cha-summer previews…alterations (part 3)

    hey there bloggers!  things have definitely been insane around the studio with last minute samples to be made, workshop kits to be finished, and 350+ make & take kits to assemble (all since we've been home this week).   well today is the final day for previews for my cha releases – whew… can't believe there's Continue Reading

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    cha-summer previews…alterations (part 2)

    well bloggers i think today you'd better pull up a chair for this product preview cause it's a doosey!  i must say, i love the holidays so once i started designing dies and texture fades for them my mind was spinning out of control.  i have so many ideas planned for all of these i Continue Reading

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    cha-summer previews…coredinations

    well the previews continue bloggers!  i'm excited for the second collaboration with coredinations this year.  last cha show, we released 2 collections that i teamed up with ranger on which were tone on tone papers to match the popular adirondack and distress palettes.  this show, i personally designed a collection that has a very innovative Continue Reading

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    cha-summer previews…idea-ology (part 2)

    *UPDATE: measurements for the storage cases have been added…hi bloggers!  hope you're enjoying all of the product previews for the upcoming cha show.  today i'm happy to share part 2 of my idea-ology launch.  these cool birdcages are so fun and versatile to use.  the removable back allows you to add your own artwork or Continue Reading

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    cha-summer previews…ranger

    happy monday bloggers!  time for another cha product preview and today it's all about ranger.  i am so happy to finally get to share the news that everyone has been asking for…new distress stains.  it's no surprise how much i love the distress stains.  i've been using them on so many projects, using them in Continue Reading

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    thank you carson…

    hey bloggers!  we just wrapped up our weekend at the carson stamp show demoing for stampers anonymous.  thanks to all of you who came to watch the demos, shop your little hearts out, and shared in the fun of the show.  it was a couple of long days of demoing, but totally worth it.  there Continue Reading