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One Layer Card with Reverse Confetti


Neon...hmmm...what do you think? Personally, I wasn't sure about them until Imagine Crafts sent me the whole lot of them!  (Thank you, Imagine Crafts!) I actually STILL wasn't sure about them until I opened them and started using them. WOW!  They are bright, but not quite as NEON as I thought they were going to be. [...]

Birthday Card Making Projects Videos


Witchy Poo, Stencils and Embedded Mica Embossing Paste Technique – video tutorial


Things be gettin' a bit witchy 'round these parts! A few weeks ago Ellen Hutson asked me to be a guest artist in her CLASSroom!  Thrilled is an understatement, my friends.  I don't know if there is much I wouldn't do for Miss Ellen! Super fast shipping, impeccable customer service, perfectly packaged orders - well, [...]

Copic Markers Projects Techniques Videos

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Embossed and Watercolored Congratulations Card


I had so many great things to share with you yesterday when I posted all the details on the Housewarming Party!  A quick recap: over $300 in prizes to win! enter by making a card (theme: HOME) and linking it up - make sure you link back to this post, too! leave a comment on [...]

Embossing Projects Techniques Videos

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Clean and Simple Fall Card with Embossed Gold Glitz


Are you ready for fall?  I am, especially today.  It's been a cool and rainy day in Raleigh, NC!  I'm seeing signs of fall everywhere and a few weeks ago I knew I was going to need a new fall/leaf set. I found the very perfect set, Autumn Flowers, from Clearly Besotted and when I [...]

Embossing Halloween & Fall Masculine Projects Techniques Videos

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Halloween KISS Cards with Clearly Besotted


Here is my first tutorial on the new site!  Yipppeeee! With all that's been goin' on aroud these parts, I found myself behind!  I usually film in advance, but this morning I found myself without a video to post (WHOOPS!). I received some stamps from Clearly Besotted the other day (awesome!) and I've actually been [...]

Halloween & Fall KISS Cards Projects Thank You Videos


The NEW is HERE!


After months of work, the new site is here.  wow.  How do I feel?  awesome.  excited.  stoked.  exhausted.  HAPPY!  lol! In the video, I give a sneak peek into the process and all that goes into creating a cohesive, snazzy brand and website.  I'll have a post later in the week with more behind the [...]

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Layered Card with Imagine Crafts sprays and inks & Inky Fingers!


If you want a laugh, be sure to watch this whole video.  Gosh, I made a TON of flub-ups in this one!  hahaha!  and if you stick around to the end, I'll show you the resulting mess. When I was making this card, I didn't realize until I watched it later that I sprayed on [...]

Birthday Card Making Projects Techniques Videos

KISS Card with Imagine Crafts irRESISTables

KISS Cards with Imagine Crafts irRESISTables


  You might know that I make the birthday cards for the teachers at Sycamore Creek Elementary school, where my kids (well, only one of them is left!) go to school.  Evidently, they are low on cards, so I needed to get busy. KISS Cards - Keep It Simple Stamper - are the perfect way to [...]

KISS Cards Projects Videos

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Alcohol Inks Background Card! Part two: video tutorial


This summer, Anna and I went to a 3 day workshop with Wendy Vecchi from Ranger and learned and played and had a ball. We used Alcohol Inks, which I had seen before, but never played with.  Let me tell ya, friends...friggin' crazy stuff you can do with these little bottles of amazingness! On Monday [...]

Embossing Techniques Videos


Alcohol Ink Background with Stencils Video Tutorial: Part One


I've been having a BLAST playing with Ranger's Alcohol Inks! Be sure to check back on Thursday for the video tutorial showing you what I did with this background... Here's a tiny peeksie at it! Click here to view the Hot Air Balloon card and video tutorial I showed you in the video. Thanks for [...]

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