Monthly Archives: June 2013

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    tim holtz uk event…

    Personal Impressions is excited to host Ranger’s Creative Director Tim Holtz for a workshop event in the UK… I am so excited to invite you to embark on a creative adventure with (me) international educator and designer Tim Holtz and experience a creative workshop event.  Learn techniques using the latest Ranger Distress products including Inks, Continue Reading

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    patriotic project ideas…

    it’s friday and i’ve had a great week sharing some patriotic project ideas with all of you, i hope you had fun too.   all of these ideas can be used throughout the year just by changing the colors and papers you use, there are so many possibilities.  if you had a busy week and Continue Reading

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    dimensional paper stars…

    today i have one last project to share to help you decorate for summertime.  funny thing, it’s another product from the holiday season that we’re giving a new use for, so you just may have this in your stash.  these dimensional stars are pretty easy to make especially with my 3-d star die from sizzix.  Continue Reading

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    festive party napkins…

    today we’re taking a technique i’ve shared a few times here on the blog (usually around christmas) and turning it into something “useful” especially for summer.  i mean we all know our creative supplies are useful, but this is something you can use around the house this summer for bbq’s or make as a fun Continue Reading

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    americana woodlands…

    today i have a fun project that i’ve really been wanting to try since these woodland trees were launched last year.  i’ve seen these in decorating catalogs many times, but it wasn’t until my friend margie shared her finished tress that i knew i had to try it myself.  i definitely had to find a Continue Reading

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    patriotic rosette ribbons…

    happy summertime!  i love this time of year when the days are longer, the weather is warmer, the bbqs are fired up, and the list goes on and on… living in a small town there is always something to remind you of summer; whether it’s an antique show on the square, a parade around the courthouse, Continue Reading

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    the great suitcase…

    i hope your week is off to a great start.  i wanted to share this fun video of my cool and skillful neighbor Art (yep, his name is Art) creating a shelf for me out of one of my old suitcases.  thanks for filming the video mario – i love spontaneous projects like this…t!m

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    remnants of the past…

    wow this week sure flew by for me.  my days seem filled with nothing but deadlines lately – i guess you can say being busy is a good thing.  i’ve got some serious creative ideas brewing in my head so luckily it’s the weekend so i’m definitely going to lock myself in the studio and Continue Reading

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    blogworthy links…

    well i’m back in my studio for a while to get busy on creating projects for the upcoming cha show in july.  of course that means i need an overload of inspiration and there is no doubt i find inspiration in sharing what we find from all of you.  we’re always searching the web and Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2013 – june…

    welcome back to another “12 tags of 2013”.  as the weather starts to warm up for the summertime, it’s also time to heat up those creative skills.  even though school may be out or vacation plans are in the works, remember to take time for yourself to do artful things.  today’s tag was inspired by Continue Reading