Category Archives: holidays

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    2017 idea-ology holiday…

    it’s the most wonderful time of the year and what better way to get into the spirit of the season than with the new holiday collection from idea-ology.  this release features festive trinkets and classic imagery sure to make your christmas crafting merry & bright.  whether you’re making cards, designing gifts, or decking the halls Continue Reading

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    2017 stampers anonymous holiday…

    ’tis the season for festive imagery, winter wonder, and nostalgic merriment with a holiday stamp and stencil release sure to make your spirits bright.  this new holiday release from stampers anonymous features 13 new cling mount stamp sets, 6 new layering stencils, and 2 new mini layering stencil sets all shipping now.  plus there are Continue Reading

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    home of the brave…

    hope your summer is off to a great start.  today i want to share a colorful red, white & blue home decor project that’s easy to make this weekend to celebrate independence day. this patriotic project can be displayed using an adjustable easel (as shown), on a shelf, mantel, or hanging up on the wall – here’s to 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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    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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    holiday project: oh deer…

    with the holidays right around the corner, coming up with ideas for those last minute holiday gifts for friends, party hosts, or even a festive decoration for your home is what most of us need about now.  today’s tutorial shows how to create a cheerful christmas clipboard using the “oh deer” from idea-ology.  these cute little guys Continue Reading

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: paula cheney

    bundle up and escape for the holidays to this winter wonderland created by paula cheney.  i love every festive detail in this masterpiece of merriment including the gilded deer, icy woodland trees, and  snowy textured landscape.  however the highlight for me is definitely the illuminated effect created with wrapped tiny wired lights that cast a glow of holiday magic – absolutely stunning…t!m supplies: surface: Continue Reading

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    2016 holiday inspiration series… project by: richele christensen

    when it comes to creating quick and fun craft projects, richele christensen is always coming up with clever ideas.  today’s christmas collage project shows how to design a patchwork background layered with dies and a brilliant way to use a texture fade as a focal point.  this is one holiday project i’m sure will inspire many of us to look at our stash of Continue Reading

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    simon says stamp special holiday release week blog hop…

    ’tis the season for festive crafting so what better way to celebrate than with a simon says stamp holiday release week blog hop!  if you are coming from the simon says stamp blog you’ve made it to the right place.  i’m so excited to be part of the Limited Edition 2016 Holiday Card kit!! it is packed full of Continue Reading