Yearly Archives: 2017

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    holiday snowglobe clock…

    with christmas just a couple weeks away, the hustle and bustle of the holidays might seem overwhelming.  as crafters we all know it’s never too late to create right?  so take a little time for yourself and make something magical.  here’s one of my favorite festive projects i taught earlier this year at a trade Continue Reading

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    2017 inspiration series: holiday week 6

    welcome to our final week of the holiday inspiration series.  i know this time of year always makes finding time to create a little more challenging.  so we hope the 70+ festive projects full of creative wonderment has sparked your imagination with a little holiday magic.  i hope you’ll join me in sharing sincere appreciation to Continue Reading

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    2017 inspiration series: holiday week 5

    december officially starts the countdown to christmas, but remember there is still plenty of time for crafting.  whether you’re making gifts for family and friends, or trying to get those holiday cards underway, the holiday inspiration series is designed to give you some ideas to help.  week 5 is filled with lots of great projects thanks to Continue Reading

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    2017 inspiration series: holiday week 4

    hope you’ve had a great thanksgiving weekend.  as the holiday season really kicks in, what better place to find festive craft ideas than our holiday inspiration series!  week 4 is filled with lots of great projects thanks to these talented crafters: paula cheney, emma williams, richele christensen, zoe hillman, barbarayaya, bobbi smith, jan hobbins, audrey pettit, Continue Reading

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    2017 inspiration series: holiday week 3

    another inspiring week of crafting magic with our holiday inspiration series!  i hope that during this crazy season you take the time to be creative and simply make stuff.  thanks to these talented crafters: paula cheney, emma williams, zoe hillman, bobbi smith, jan hobbins, audrey pettit, kath stewart, and cheiron brandon for this week’s inspiration. click Continue Reading

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    holiday sizzix alterations sidekick ideas…

    the holiday season is a crazy time for makers who want to add that personal touch to our gift giving and holiday decor.  well the new sizzix alterations sidekick is creative convenience ideal for your christmas crafting.  so here’s a video to sprinkle your imagination with a little festive inspiration…t!m  

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    2017 inspiration series: holiday week 2

    the festivities are in full swing during our holiday inspiration series!  it’s been a joyful week filled with merriment and imagination for your holiday creativity.  thanks to these talented crafters: zoe hillman, emma williams, audrey pettit, kath stewart, chelle fowler, cheiron brandon, tami bastiaans, and richele christensen for this week’s inspiration. click the photos below Continue Reading

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    2017 inspiration series: holiday week 1…

    what a great start to our holiday inspiration series, so many festive ideas!  the best thing about being a designer is seeing all of the products brought to life to create magic and this holiday release has definitely been my favorite.  thanks to these talented crafters: emma williams, jan hobbins, kath stewart, and bobbi smith Continue Reading

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    2017 inspiration series: it’s holiday time…

    it’s the most wonderful time of the year… so if you’re looking for festive ideas and joyful inspiration for your christmas craft projects you’ve come to the right place.  starting today november 1 through december 8th join me for the holiday inspiration series!!! what is the “inspiration series” all about??? with the holiday crafting season Continue Reading

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    eclectic elements fall quilt market 2017…

    we’re back from the fall quilt market where the second half of my dapper collection of fabric with coats debuted (shipping now).  inspired by worn textiles of a merchant tailor with the stylish nostalgia of timeless typography, dapper captures a classic era in this new collection.  the pattern and imagery are woven together in a Continue Reading