Monthly Archives: January 2020

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    2020 creativation: ranger booth

    creativity is the colorful world i love living in… as our curiosity continues to explore new ways to create, having products to take us on that adventure is vital.  in 2004 ranger was the first company i designed product for (16 years ago) and what an amazing journey it’s been so far.  from the innovative Continue Reading

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    2020 creativation: stampers anonymous booth

    i’ve heard it said “one can never have too many stamps”… as a maker i’ve collected a library of eclectic imagery to create with depending on my mood.  i think we all experience phases of creativity, and my collection with stampers anonymous is curated from various artists + vintage elements for that reason.  having options Continue Reading

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    2020 creativation: sizzix booth

    throughout my 11 years designing for sizzix the goal to develop cutting edge designs was always the focus.  with the help of my mentor and friend e.l. smith (who worked at sizzix for 20+ years) we collaborated on products to push the boundaries of die cutting.  in fact we made it our mission to challenge Continue Reading

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    2020 creativation: idea-ology booth

    we are back from the 2020 creativation show!  each year i’m always amazed when the creative efforts of an entire year come together to spark magic in the world of idea-ology.   from design + developing the products, planning + displaying the show booth, prepping + kitting for make & takes, and collaborating with makers Continue Reading

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    2020 tonic studios deckle trimmer:

    i often find myself thinking “what if ?” followed with “wouldn’t it be cool…” about many things.  in fact one could say i thrive on the mindset of pushing limitations of what can or should be. the new deckle torn edge trimmer with tonic studios combines the classic style of a deckled edge with modern Continue Reading

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    2020 ranger + tim holtz distress:

    when it comes to distress, i’m always looking for different ways to add nostalgic colors and vintage texture.  i couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to the latest distress product line-up starting with distress embossing glaze!  these powders are ideal for adding dimension and translucent color to your projects. also available are new distress Continue Reading

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    2020 ranger + tim holtz alcohol ink:

    the world of alcohol ink has come a long way since i first designed the product line with ranger in 2004.  15 years later and alcohol inks are one of the fastest growing art mediums being used in everything from card making and home decor to fine art painting.  the vibrant fluid ink and luminous Continue Reading

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    2020 stampers anonymous:

    today i’m sharing my new collection of cling-rubber stamp sets and layering stencils with stampers anonymous.  there is something for all makers in this release from steampunk + vintage and ornate + botanical to urban + industrial (not to mention snarky cats)!  these new collections start shipping later this month through march to your local and Continue Reading

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    2020 idea-ology collection:

    the new 2020 idea-ology collection brings more vintage inspired findings, fasteners, paperie, textiles, structures, tools + storage for your mixed-media imagination.  the new products debut at the creativation trade show – shipping to your local or online craft retailer in february…t!m  thanks to these talented makers for creating amazing projects! click to visit their social Continue Reading

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    2020 sizzix chpt.1:

    what better way to start the new year than with new creativity!  i’m excited to introduce you to my 2020 chapter 1 release with sizzix.  this collection includes new colorize®, seasonal shapes, floral, mixed-media and vintage inspired designs for all of your creative makes.  the new chapter 1 release is available now from local and online Continue Reading