Monthly Archives: August 2015

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    studio improvements…

    well if you’ve been following us on social media you know we’ve been busy the last month with a few home improvements installing cool new vintage style wood floors.  for the past two weeks we’ve taken on the last room in the house which is the studio, and let me tell you this was no easy task.  my studio Continue Reading

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    halloween inspiration series: barbarayaya…

    if you love dimensional detail, color, and texture then today’s halloween project will conjure up your creativity.  i’m always amazed by the pure imagination today’s talented designer puts into her art.  be sure to click the link to see the tutorial and lots of close-up photos of this masterpiece… barbarayaya – “spooky folio” is layered with Continue Reading

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    halloween inspiration series: paula cheney…

    let’s start the week off with a creative twist of curious consequences.  taking something ordinary and making it into some extraordinary is one of the many talents today’s designer has.  be sure to visit her blog for a full tutorial on how this oddity of freakish fragments was created… paula cheney – “curious shadowbox” is a mix Continue Reading

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    halloween inspiration series: igirlzoe & bobbi smith…

    i hope you’ve had a fun week and inspired with halloween ideas.  today i have two cryptic creators who have designed some projects that are sure to help you get your freak on.  these talents of terror have shared their secrets to creating such haunting delights so check out their blogs for full tutorials… igirlzoe – “frightful Continue Reading

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    new distress: ground espresso…

    it’s the first friday of the month and time to announce the next new color to join ranger’s distress palette… introducing: ground espresso let your creativity brew with 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 new distress ground espresso shipping Continue Reading

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    halloween inspiration series: anna-karin…

    today’s halloween inspiration conjures up the wandering ways of the walking dead. be sure to click the link to see a full tutorial and learn a little more about this fun new zombie die from sizzix… anna-karin – “zombie flip frame” this ghastly creation is ideal for displaying in your home to showcase all of the frightful Continue Reading

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    halloween inspiration series: emma williams…

    it’s time to conjure up the creative spirits and inspire your inner happy haunts.  i’ve teamed up with some talented friends to help me share halloween inspiration with my latest releases from sizzix and idea-ology. emma williams – “the laboratory” is a monsterous masterpiece designed with the latest die from sizzix and lots of new idea-ology…

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    12 tags of 2015 – august…

    getting the most out of products we have is really important to me.  i’m always looking for new ways to use the products i design so this month i wanted to share a mixed media use for die cuts.  keep in mind you can use any designs for this technique, so when you’re creating your tag have fun Continue Reading