Monthly Archives: November 2016

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: paula cheney

    bundle up and escape for the holidays to this winter wonderland created by paula cheney.  i love every festive detail in this masterpiece of merriment including the gilded deer, icy woodland trees, and  snowy textured landscape.  however the highlight for me is definitely the illuminated effect created with wrapped tiny wired lights that cast a glow of holiday magic – absolutely stunning…t!m supplies: surface: Continue Reading

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: richele christensen

    when it comes to creating quick and fun craft projects, richele christensen is always coming up with clever ideas.  today’s christmas collage project shows how to design a patchwork background layered with dies and a brilliant way to use a texture fade as a focal point.  this is one holiday project i’m sure will inspire many of us to look at our stash of Continue Reading

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    simon says stamp special holiday release week blog hop…

    ’tis the season for festive crafting so what better way to celebrate than with a simon says stamp holiday release week blog hop!  if you are coming from the simon says stamp blog you’ve made it to the right place.  i’m so excited to be part of the Limited Edition 2016 Holiday Card kit!! it is packed full of Continue Reading

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    sizzix village gingerbread…

    the sweet smell of gingerbread fills the air in this video tutorial for the new village gingerbread.  create a colorful cottage accented with whimsical candies and sugary sparkle that looks good enough to eat, but the best part of this one is no baking required – happy holidays…t!m

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: vicki evans

    hand-made holiday cards are one of my favorite ways to share a little creative magic with others.  today vicki evans (aka: that crazy chick) shows how to make three unique styles of holiday cards using the same card layering template.  i love how distinctly different these cards are showing how you can personalize your christmas crafting from traditional, to winter, to modern with Continue Reading

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: zoe hillman

    get ready to deck the halls with this creative holiday shadowbox from zoe hillman.  the neutral palette creates a wonderful woodlands scene that would make a timeless decorative piece to celebrate the seasonal.  check out this tutorial to see the custom details zoe shares to turn the ordinary into christmas extraordinary…t!m supplies: inks: distress ink antique linen/vintage photo/walnut Continue Reading

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    new mini-snips from tonic…

    there’s no doubt next to ink, my tonic scissors are one of my most used tools in my studio.  the innovation and high product standards of tonic make them the ideal tool company to partner with for “cutting edge” tools (pun intended).  creative versatility for the everyday maker to use in craft, sewing, and mixed-media inspire Continue Reading

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: emma williams

    the advent calendar is a tradition for many, and today the brilliantly talented emma williams shares her ideas for creating your own countdown to christmas.  the use of sizzix dies, idea-ology findings, and distress combined with festive colors and worn metallics, create a dimensional masterpiece of wonderment.  what a magical way to capture the spirit of the season…t!m supplies: Inks and Stains: Faded Jeans, Continue Reading

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: audrey pettit

    it’s the most wonderful time of the year so what better way to get into the holiday spirit than with festive projects to inspire.  once again i’ve asked several of my crafty friends to share their yuletide imagination with a seasonal tutorial. so for the next few weeks be sure to visit the blog often for a Continue Reading

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    eclectic elements fabric project & winners…

    today i want to share a quick tutorial from richele christensen using fabric to create a home decor piece.  this project showcases the versatility of incorporating eclectic elements fabric and new craft thread with idea-ology ephemera, flashcards, small talk stickers and the mini clipboard.  i love how this project comes together by combining elements from the papercraft world with textiles for Continue Reading