Monthly Archives: March 2015

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    faux chocolate bunnies….

    have you ever had one of those crazy ideas that pop in your head while your browsing the aisles of the craft store and think – i should make something with that?  well today’s project is one of those crazy ideas, but i have to say – i love how they turned out.  you see, Continue Reading

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    alcohol ink eggs…

    Alcohol Ink Eggs by Tim Holtz |

    sometimes the simplest things can transform into the most amazing ones. today i want to show how to create colorful faux marbled eggs from those cheap plastic eggs.  i’ve always seen these plastic eggs in funky colors, but this year was the first time i’ve seen them in plain white (hobby lobby), perfect for inking. Continue Reading

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    distress glitter eggs…

    Distress Glitter Eggs by Tim Holtz |

    with easter a couple of weeks away, i wanted to share some project ideas this week that turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.  the pastel palette of spring is the perfect time to use the lighter colors of distress to create these shabby decor accents.  today we’re going to add a little vintage sparkle to Continue Reading

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    bird crazy winners…

    what a fun time we had reading all of your comments this weekend.  it’s clear that many of you have gone a little bird crazy too and we love that.  thanks for taking the time to be part of this giveaway and thanks to stampers anonymous for providing us the stamps to share…t!m congrats to Continue Reading

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    simply bird crazy…

    from birthday to baby, bow ties to ballooons, boxes to books and everything else in between, the new bird crazy stamps are showing up everywhere!  these fun and whimsical birds are one of the most popular stamp releases from stampers anonymous, and when you see the various creative personalities they seem to have it’s easy Continue Reading

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    creative spring ideas…

    i love spring… a time when the sun shines bright and there’s a scattering of vibrant color everywhere.  hopefully these project ideas will inspire you to create these colorful springtime projects featured at joann craft stores.  if you have a store near you, stop in and pick up these free project sheets, or just click Continue Reading

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    new distress: mermaid lagoon

    it’s the first friday of the month which means it’s time to announce the newest color to join ranger’s distress palette… introducing: mermaid lagoon this deep rich turquoise is the latest addition to the distress palette; available in ink pad, reinker, paint, stain, spray stain, and marker.  check out the video below to see the Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2015 – march…

    12 Tags March |

    one of my favorite things about creating is the ability to escape the here and now.  it takes your imagination to a place where you are free to explore, imagine, and discover.  this month i wanted to create a tag to encourage your creative mind to wander and play.  whether it’s trying new combinations of Continue Reading