Yearly Archives: 2017

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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

  • 16

    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

  • 24

    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

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    2017 sneak peek – ranger distress…

    welcome to day 6 of the 2017 sneak peeks of products being released later this month at “creativation” (formerly CHA).  the world of distress continues to be an evolution of creative discovery.  what began 13 years ago as a unique dye ink formulation of 6 vintage colors has expanded into a palette 60+ colors and crossed into various Continue Reading

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    2017 sneak peek – idea-ology part 2…

    welcome to day 5 of the 2017 sneak peeks of products being released later this month at “creativation” (formerly CHA).   one of my favorite things about designing is the ability to see innovation come to life.  the definition of the idea-ology brand is: a creative idea, or thought developed by the mind of what ought to be. Continue Reading

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    2017 sneak peek – idea-ology & storage studios…

    welcome to day 4 of the 2017 sneak peeks of products being released later this month at “creativation” (formerly CHA).  today is jam packed with lots of inspiration including my new favorite memoranda paper line, vintage inspired washi tapes, kraft-stock, the worn binder program, and of course a new storage collection.  check out the latest release with idea-ology & storage studios…t!m Continue Reading

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    2017 sneak peek – sizzix alterations…

    welcome to day 3 of the 2017 sneak peeks of products being released later this month at “creativation” (formerly CHA).  we’re going to “shape” things up a bit (pun intended) with an awesome assortment of new dies and embossing folders.  what i love about the versatility of shape and texture is that it gives dimensional design options to use on Continue Reading