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Modern Flower Wreath with Core’dinations for Darice

Hello everyone! I have been away at the Snap! Conference – a three-day event with classes and inspiration keynotes for craft bloggers. I’ve met some awesome designers and crafters that I would love to collaborate with for Waffle Flower Crafts. So stay tuned~~ For today, I’m sharing a modern flower wreath I made with Core’dinations paper for Darice‘s booth at the conference. The girls from Darice are adorable and I really enjoyed making my first flower wreath: Supplies: Core Essentials Cardstock Paper Pack – Pastels – 12×12 Core Essentials Cardstock paper Pack – Neutrals – 12×12 Core’dinations Cardstock paper Pack – Ebony & Ivory – 12×12 Core’dinations Super Assortments – Elements – 12×12 Grapevine Wreath – Natural – 10 inches Hot Glue Gun I love the fresh colors in the Core Essentials Pastels paper pack and I mixed in some grays and black from the Neutrals pack to help tone […]

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Love You So So Much Card with Chickaniddy Twirly Girly Collection

Hello everyone! Popped in to share another card I made with Twirly Girly Collection from Chickaniddy for their CHA booth. I basically kept the beautiful flourish design on the patterned paper but emphasized bits and pieces with ready-made brads and a handmade flower! Supplies: TG14OS04 Keepsakes Paper; TG14OS05 Paper Posies Paper; TG14OS08 Itty Bitty Ballerina Paper; TG14EB06 19 Brads; TG14EB07 32 Enamel Hearts; TG14EB04 Tags) I love that there are some solid color paper in the collection that we can make our own embellishments in matching colors! I used my Embellish It – Flower Die and the brads in the collection to make the 3D flower here. The best part about a paper focused card? So quick & easy, and so much fun, right? Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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Our Story Card + Winners!

Hello everyone! I helped create some card samples for Chickaniddy’s booth at CHA Winter 2014 show. I’m here to share one of the cards I made with the Date Night Collection. Supplies: (DN14OS03 Downtown Paper; DN14EB04 Tags Stickers; DN14EB03 Banners Stickers; DN14EB07 32 Enamel Hearts) I used the diamond shapes on the sticker sheet to make the banner: The buildings were cutout from Downtown Paper and adhered with foam adhesive for dimension: Giveaway Winners Thank you for joining the giveaway here, everyone! Here are the winners! Congratulations, Maeghan and Kailash!! If you can promise that you will keep what’s inside the box between you and me, please email me your snail mail address to claim your prize!! Thank everyone for joining the giveaway! I’m sure new giveaways are coming soon! (Wink!) Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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DIY Nautical Tote Bag for National Craft Month with Free Anchor Pattern (PDF)

Hello everyone! Did you know that March is National Craft Month?  I’m very excited to share this DIY Nautical Tote Bag as part of the Jo-Ann Fabric And Craft Stores® National Craft Month campaign. I am one of the crafters selected to share our love for crafting and highlight the latest spring trends. Jo-Ann makes spring crafting easy during National Craft Month with a $5 off $25 or more purchase coupon and a spring crafting inspiration website. Since we’ve been having bright sunshine days here in Arizona, it was easy for me to take on the Nautical trend. I always try to include something new when creating for Jo-Ann. And for today’s project, I’m playing with Fabric Transfer Ink! Supplies – DecoArt Ink Effects blue ink – Deco Art Ink Effects for Cotton Fabrics spray – Wear’m medium canvas tote in natural color – Printable anchor pattern (download link at the end of […]

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Two Cards with Chickaniddy Date Night Collection

Hello everyone! Popped in to share a couple of cards I made with Date Night Collection from Chickaniddy. The mint green and navy blue color combo makes me so happy! I bent the butterfly sticker and put a piece of foam tape underneath each wing to add some dimension to the card. The sentiment “Save the Date” was punched out from one of the journaling cards with a 2-1/2″ circle punch. The leftover piece was used on another card as shown below. I layered the flower stickers with foam adhesive for dimension. Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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Wildflower Gift-Wrap with Top Dog Dies

Hello everyone! Popped in to share a gift-wrap I made with some dies from Top Dog Dies. Top Dog Dies is a new online store that offers their own brand of wafer-thin and steel-rule dies, along with dies from brands you already know and trust, including My Favorite Things, Sizzix, Savvy Stamps and Cheery Lynn Designs. Top Dog Dies is also the leading U.S. retailer for Tattered Lace, a new line of intricate dies designed by U.K. designer Stephanie Weightman. I die cut the Madison Doily from some silver foil paper and was happy with how cleanly it cuts. I did very little “poking” to clean up the intricate doily design. I die cut the Wildflower Die twice from green cardstock: And adhered the two pieces together loosely on top of the doily. I can picture myself putting more of this gift wrap together in the future. It is quick, […]

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On the Corner Blog Hop

Hello everyone! I’m joining some friends today in a blog hop using Miriam Prantner‘s On the Corner stamp set from Neat and Tangled. If you came from awesome Joscie’s blog, you’re right on track! I was blown away by the Neat and Tangled design team samples on the release day (details here). Since I’ve shared a card using the focal here, I would like to share a card using just the sentiments today. The sentiments were created in perspective of the corner sign, so they can be used to create a unique look on almost any shape. I finished the card with some splatters,  glitter dots and a gold bow. Your next stop is the very talented Wida Miller! Both Miriam and Danielle are giving away a set of this fun stamp. Leave comments along the way to enter to win! You have until Saturday Jan 18 to enter and the winners will be […]

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