Yearly Archives: 2017

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    hello there, remember me…

    well hello again… i know it’s been a while so i thought i would share with you a recap of our travels over the past 30 days.  things around the studio continue to be extremely busy, and when you pair that with the thousands of miles traveled, it’s seems like a challenge to find time Continue Reading

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    Tim Holtz ASSEMBLAGE…

    i am so excited to finally share the details of my first ever jewelry line “ASSEMBLAGE” available exclusively at joann stores… assemblage is defined as: a work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects and this eclectic mix of vintage inspired elements most definitely allows you to be your own designer. featuring a variety of Continue Reading

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    bottle brush carrots…

    with easter just weeks away i wanted to share a quick and quirky tutorial for creating colorful carrots using those leftover woodlands bottle brush trees from christmas.  what is that you say?  you used all of your woodlands over the holiday season?  not to worry, these trees are actually available year round since you can customize them for just Continue Reading

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    hipster framelit winners…

    thanks to everyone who commented on the blog, liked & tagged on instagram, and liked & shared on facebook.  the hipsters are definitely an “EPIC” release and i look forward to seeing what everyone creates with their favorite hipsters.  congrats to the following winners of a set of all 5 hipster framelit dies from sizzix – please email Continue Reading

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    new hipster framelits for hipster stamps…

    “SUP”… it’s always great when new tools become available that give more creative options for our favorite products.  “YEAH” well the release of the new sizzix hipster framelits that coordinate with the hipster stamps from stampers anonymous does that very thing – “CRAY” right? these 5 new dies sets (each sold separately) include the dies needed to cut Continue Reading

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    california here we come…

    california here we come… if you’re in the southern california area this weekend don’t miss the carson rubber stamp show!  i’ll be in the stampers anonymous booth saturday & sunday demoing the latest new products including distress oxides.  it’s going to be a technique filled weekend for sure – hope to see you there…t!m

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    paper mosaic valentine…

    looking for a creative valentine’s project this weekend?  check out the distress paper mosaic video to see just how easy it is to design and make your own mosaic masterpiece using your favorite papers, ephemera, and photos.  this mosaic kit can be used on a variety of surfaces including paper mache, wood, glass, metal and more Continue Reading

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    valentine mini mason jars…

    with valentine’s day a week away i want to share a quick, creative, and let’s face it “cute” idea for using the idea-ology mini mason jars and new photo clip kit.  this kit allows you to easily convert the mason jars into a holder for mini photos like instax, gift cards, or mini works of art. Continue Reading

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    2017 CREATIVATION…

    we’re back from the 2017 creativation trade show – it was a demanding schedule of hard work combined with fun and lots of creative networking.  it amazes me how much happens in such a short amount a time during the show, a whirlwind of education, inspiration, and dedication to the industry we love.  the amount of work involved couldn’t be done alone, Continue Reading

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    2017 sneak peek – tonic studios…

    welcome to day 7 of the 2017 sneak peeks of products being released later this month at “creativation” (formerly CHA).  when it comes to any type of crafting, having the right tools can make all the difference.  the new stamp platform is an innovative surface for precision stamping with rubber and clear stamps – shipping april.  see for Continue Reading