Category Archives: holidays

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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.  be sure to check out the blog every monday, wednesday, and friday throughout the month of august to see these cryptic creations Continue Reading

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    sneak peek: stampers anonymous christmas…


    it’s part 2 of the stampers anonymous new releases and today i’m sharing the new christmas stamps & stencils.  thanks for posting your comments on the blog, facebook, and retweeting and sharing the excitement on social media about the new products.  just a reminder…for those going to the carson rubber stamp show this weekend in california, you’ll be the Continue Reading

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    sneak peek: stampers anonymous “crazy” halloween…


    are you ready to check out the latest products coming your way?  today i’m sharing part 1 of my new releases from stampers anonymous.  for those going to the carson rubber stamp show this weekend in california, you’ll be the first to get your hands on the new releases.  i’ll be there demoing in the stampers Continue Reading

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    sneak peeks start tomorrow…


    with summer in full swing, it’s hard to start thinking about the holiday season right?  well considering half of the year is already over the holidays will be here before we know it.  as a product designer it’s challenging to keep time in perspective considering we’re working on new products year round.  for an idea Continue Reading

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    patriotic inspiration…


    hello everyone!  i know it’s been a while since i’ve blogged, but certainly not from lack of trying.  i’ve just been crazy busy keeping up with new product deadlines and my ongoing travel schedule – i’m finally starting to catch up.  i’m sure many of you will agree, time is just flying by this year.  i can’t Continue Reading

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    faux chocolate bunnies….


    have you ever had one of those crazy ideas that pop in your head while your browsing the aisles of the craft store and think – i should make something with that?  well today’s project is one of those crazy ideas, but i have to say – i love how they turned out.  you see, Continue Reading

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    alcohol ink eggs…

    Alcohol Ink Eggs by Tim Holtz |

    sometimes the simplest things can transform into the most amazing ones. today i want to show how to create colorful faux marbled eggs from those cheap plastic eggs.  i’ve always seen these plastic eggs in funky colors, but this year was the first time i’ve seen them in plain white (hobby lobby), perfect for inking. Continue Reading

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    distress glitter eggs…

    Distress Glitter Eggs by Tim Holtz |

    with easter a couple of weeks away, i wanted to share some project ideas this week that turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.  the pastel palette of spring is the perfect time to use the lighter colors of distress to create these shabby decor accents.  today we’re going to add a little vintage sparkle to Continue Reading

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    merry christmas…


    wishing everyone a very merry christmas and hope your holidays are filled with great moments of joy and believing in the magic of the season…t!m & mario

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    festive mini burlap panels…

    Festive Mini Burlap Panels by Tim Holtz |

    as the holiday season approaches the last weekend before the magic of christmas day, i wanted to share a simple festive gift idea that’s perfect for friends, neighbors, and holiday visitors.  these mini burlap panels are quick to make, and the perfect way to share the spirit of the season.  so even though your crafting Continue Reading