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Cricut, Home Decor

May 1, 2017

I have been using Cricut products since 2014 when I received my very first machine, a teal Cricut Expression 2. Most of the supplies I’ve owned have been from Michaels or buying them off of other people. I had very little experience shopping on; let’s face it, customs and exchange rates have not been […]

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How to Create a Watercolor Birthday Card

Birthdays, Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!, Watercolour

April 24, 2017

Watercolor Birthday Cards Without Watercolor Tools Watercoloring is a very popular style and technique right now! I thought I’d use this trend in this month’s Craft Challenge stash busting post to show you a couple of different ways to achieve a watercolor look without having to use watercolor paints, pencils and brushes. Now, you’re probably […]

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How to Make Wedding Invitations by Hand

Home Decor, Love, Spring, Stampin' Up!, Watercolour, Wedding

March 27, 2017

You Can Make Wedding Invitations by Hand Using Canva and Stamping Supplies This month I combined the Craft Challenge with a client project, so you get to learn how to make wedding invitations by hand!! What better way to bust a craft stash than with a massive project that uses up a whole bunch of paper?! […]

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How to Create Valentine Love Greeting Cards

Cards, Craft Challenge, Love, Stampin' Up!

February 27, 2017

Workshop Theme of the Month: Valentine Love Greeting Cards February is love month, so it’s no surprise that the workshops I ran this month had a theme by request of my class attendees. They wanted to know how to make valentine love greeting cards for work, family, and friends. So, I came up with a […]

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What’s the difference between different types of stamps?

Featured, Stampin' Up!

February 10, 2017

What are the Different Types of Stamps? There are three different types of stamps that Stampin’ Up! makes. They’re the most common types that you can use to create stamping related projects. The three types are wood mount, clear mount and photopolymer. All three stamp styles that Stampin’ Up! offers are made from superior materials in […]

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How I Used Weather Together for the Craft Challenge Kick Off

Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

January 30, 2017

It’s January 30th and you know what that means!! It’s the first official blog post for the 2017 Craft Challenge – Hooray! I called this tutorial ‘weathering the storm together’, because it uses the Weather Together stamp set from Stampin‘ Up! One of the phrases in the set includes the sentiment, ‘we’ll weather this together’, […]

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What Makes the Craft Challenge So Addictive?

Craft Challenge

January 16, 2017

What is the Craft Challenge Anyway? The Craft Challenge was started by Emily over at A Pop of Red as a way to bust her stash of crafting supplies. Organized as a blog hop, the challenge helps craft bloggers to use items from their craft stash to create new things. The added challenge is that […]

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How to Use the Big Shot to Create Just About Anything

Stampin' Up!

December 12, 2016

What is the Big Shot? The Big Shot is a sturdy, manual die-cutting and embossing machine used to die cut materials for use on all kinds of crafts. You can use the Big Shot to instantly create die-cut or embossed shapes, tags, frames, borders, and more. The Big Shot is portable and requires no electricity […]

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November 2016 Wonderful Winterland Paper Pumpkin Kit Reveal

Cards, Christmas, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, Winter

November 23, 2016

Let’s take a closer look at Wonderful Winterland It’s finally here! My special edition paper pumpkin kit arrived and I put it together. This kit does not disappoint, that’s for sure. I love Christmas cards that have some interest, sparkle and that make you feel good. The Wonderful Winterland set accomplishes all that. What this kit […]

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All About Sketching a Winter Scene for #GDP062

Cards, Christmas, Stampin' Up!, Winter

November 17, 2016

Creating a Winter Scene for Sketch Challenge #GDP062 A sketch challenge is a cool way to stretch the imagination. It’s also great to create something new with a basic layout already in mind. I try to come up with different ideas for how I can accommodate the challenge while being true to what I like […]

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