Category Archives: holidays

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    madly in love with monsters…

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    as crafters we all know the importance of getting the most out of the products we buy.  as a designer, it’s important for me to always try to find new ways to use the products i design in the hopes to inspire you to create with them.  i love the dimensional monster dies i released with Continue Reading

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    festive holiday ideas…

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    with christmas less than a week away, the hustle and bustle of last minute creativity may have your mind scrambling for ideas, but remember it’s never too late to craft something special.  so today i’ve gathered up a few festive links of holiday inspiration for you to check out (note: the numbers are for reference to the photo Continue Reading

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    mini mason jar gift ideas…

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    making creative little gifts to give to friends and loved ones this holiday is a special part of the season.  i love these mini mason jars and designed them for so many creative uses.  measuring only 4″ tall and 2 1/4″ wide with a brushed silver lid, and charming “vintage quality” dimensional star embossed on the glass, these Continue Reading

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    festive trophy cup ornament…

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    i love the christmas craft season!  today i want to share a festive trophy cup ornament which would also make a great party favor or place setting idea.  this one is all in the details so get ready to deck the halls with holiday inspiration…t!m supplies: surface: trophy cup embellishments: mini woodland tree, memo pin, mirrored star, vial label, Continue Reading

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    mini mason jar snow globe photo holder…

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    i’m always looking for creative gift ideas for the holidays, and today i want to share one with you.  like many of you i’ve been obsessed with the unique look and size of instax photos.  it’s no surprise these little guys have become more popular by showing up in the craft stores now.  i thought it would Continue Reading

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    distressed leaves…

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    i received an email earlier this month asking if i had a stamp set to match the new fall foliage die set from sizzix.  although the answer was no, it got my mind thinking of other possibilities.  as a crafter, it’s important to continue to challenge our creative way of thinking, to explore options, discover opportunities, and Continue Reading

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    holiday inspiration series: jan hobbins…

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    today’s final project in the holiday inspiration series takes our imagination to a wintery wonderland.  this vintage church from jan hobbins captures christmastime charm using the latest village die series from sizzix.  frosted finishes, dimensional details, and the perfect woodland setting make this project one of my favorites.  click here to escape to a magical place…t!m

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    holiday inspiration series: vicki boutin…

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    add a touch of christmas craftiness to your home with this canvas panel from vicki boutin.  altered elements combined colorful imagery layered over textured elements make this project a mixed-media masterpiece.  click here to learn how…t!m

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    holiday inspiration series: richele christensen…

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    showcase your favorite holiday photos on this mixed media burlap panel from richele christensen.  incorporating dies to create a dimensional background and festive accents combined with the layering of inks and paint bring this project to life.  click here to learn how…t!m

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    holiday inspiration series: bobbi smith…

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    adorn your home for the holidays with this festive shadowbox from bobbi smith.  there are so many details packed into this merry little masterpiece it’s just bursting with christmas magic.  click here to take a closer look…t!m