Category Archives: travel

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    back from junk bonanza…

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    hope you’re having a great weekend!  we just got back from a junkin’ trip in minnesota called junk bonanza.  mario, paula, and myself flew out thursday to minneapolis to be in line at junk bonanza early friday morning for our early bird tickets into the show.  this was such a fun trip just to go Continue Reading

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    on the road & surprise giveaway…

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    it’s great to be home for a few days after another 2 week adventure.  it seems we just got unpacked from our trip to south africa, and it was time to hit the road again.  considering the airport is about 100 miles from home, this drive to phoenix is certainly a familiar route.  lucky for Continue Reading

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    we have experienced “truth”…

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    there are times when you’re visiting a location, people suggest certain places to see during your travels.  most often the hype of their recommendation conjures up our own perception of how amazing the place should actually be only to discover that some things are exactly as we envision in our imagination.  such a place was Continue Reading

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    greetings from cape town…

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    our amazing adventure continues, and even though i had started this post days ago with the best intentions on posting it before our travels home, time was just not on my side.  so as we sit here at the JFK airport waiting for our flight home to AZ, i’m finally getting the chance to catch Continue Reading

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    greetings from joburg…

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    we have arrived in beautiful johannesburg, south africa and i will tell you that it was absolutely worth every hour of travel time.  mario and i are so thankful to be here once again, and enjoyed spending the day and evening with our great friends glenda and gary and their son’s byron and kyle for Continue Reading

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    next stop – south africa…

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    well our bags are packed and we are headed to the airport for our long journey to south africa.  hard to believe we are lucky enough to get to return to one of the most spectacular places in the world…the people, the art, the landscape, the animals, all simply amazing.  we’ve been working non-stop getting Continue Reading

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    logistics of an event…

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    i hope you had a great weekend – around the studio, it’s been another crazy busy time for us.  no surprise there, as many of you have been following the behind the scenes on facebook, twitter, and instagram about the prep we’ve been doing for our upcoming teaching event in south africa.  the opportunity to Continue Reading

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    creativeworld/paperworld in germany…

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    we’re back from our adventures to frankfurt, germany where we attended the paperworld/creativeworld trade show.  this is a huge global trade show for the stationary, paper crafts, and art products attracting retailers and vendors worldwide.  i was there along with mario, the guys from ranger, and dyan to demo for our international distributors personal impressions Continue Reading

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    one of a kind show & congrats stencil winners…

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    greetings from chilly wisconsin: we just finished a great weekend at the one of a kind stamp show in madison.  thanks to everyone who came out to the show this weekend, joined the fun at the demos, and shop, shop, shopped!  we had a great time, lots of creativity shared, and by the end of Continue Reading

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    italy blog journal – part 3…

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    for the final entry of my italy blog journal, i want to share the highlights of our journey for those that joined the extended portion of our adventure to assisi and rome.  many people have asked about the photos i’ve been sharing and the type of camera i used?  all photos were taken with my Continue Reading