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CARDS April 2014 Cover

When it Rains it Pours! Two More Covers

Hello everyone! Popped in to share two more covers I had for April! Woot Woot! April may just become my favorite month! LOL   I’m also the designer of the month for CARDS April 2014. I will share the 5 never-before-seen cards I made next month when it is allowed :) Thank you for featuring me, Northridge Publishing! All of their beautiful publications are in digital format and you can get their All-Access Pass for $9.99/month! Northridge is also one of the publishers who have open calls and take reader’s submissions! Check out the current calls here! <– Scroll down the page to see the call details. Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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Spring Party/Home Decoration – Tulip or Pinwheel?

Hello everyone! I’m excited to bring you another party/home decoration idea for Spring! I couldn’t decide between tulip and pinwheel so I made both! All paper and embellishments I used are from Amy Tangerine Plus One collection by American Crafts. This collection speaks spring to me! I love that it has great patterns and pretty solid color paper with subtle texture, which allows a lot of crafting possibilities! The embellishments are so fun and yummy that I just want to collect them all! No wonder it was the top selling signature line released in winter 2014, right? The Pail I bought a cut file for my electronic die-cutting machine from here for the project today. You can also simply recycle a bucket or a grocery packaging by covering them with paper. I used the fabric brads to attache the handles to the pail. The Tulips I cut the 12×12 yellow […]

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Rock Chalk Baby Blog Hop

Hello everyone! Welcome to the little blogland baby shower we are throwing for Erin (Erin Lee Creative). Thanks Josie for coming up with the fabulous hop badge. Congratulations on your new arrival, Erin!!! I stamped the polka dot with white pigment ink and colored them with a glitter pen. Your next stop is Taheerah’s Blog! Aga Malyszek Amy Kolling Anita Recksiedler Cheiron Brandon Dana Warren Debbie Marcinkiewicz Elena Roussakis Heather Campbell Jennifer Rzasa Jennifer Ingle JJ Bolton Jocelyn Olson Joscelyne Cutchens Laurie Willison Miriam Prantner Nina Yang <– You’re Here! Taheerah Atchia Tessa Wise Wida Yusufi-Miller Happy Hopping!

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Halloween Table Setting – AC/Pebbles Products at Target

Hello everyone! Popped in to share a quick and easy Halloween Table Setting using the new American Crafts / Pebbles Halloween products available at Target. Halloween Table Setting AC/Pebbles Halloween Products at Target Did you know that Target carries AC/Pebbles products? I love all the glitter they have incorporated in this Halloween line. Napkin Ring The 6×6 pad in this collection is a great basic for all kinds of Halloween projects. Here I cut two strips of paper to make a napkin ring. A glittery star and a black mini pin to finish it up. Milk/Gravy Container (or any container) The accent sticker sheet in this line is the coolest Halloween product ever! Use the stickers on cups and bottles to make them instantly halloween ready! I used one on my treat box too! Treat Box (Tutorial Coming Soon!) I’m working on a tutorial for this quick and easy treat […]

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Holiday Cards & More, Vol.8 Blog Hop

Modified to Add: I’m linking this in Moxie Fab World: The Holiday Food & Treat Wrap Challenge! Hello everyone! Welcome to the Holiday Cards & More, Vol.8 Blog Hop! To celebrate the release of this latest special issue by Paper Crafts Magazine, I am joining a group of talented ladies in a fun hop to bring you holiday recipes and festive treat wraps. Lorena Cantó Lavería Kalyn Kepner Erin Lincoln Jeanne Jachna Nina Yang <– You’re Here! Amanda Coleman Karolyn Loncon Kelly Griglione Vera Wirianta Yates Maurine Anderson Ahem, since I’m still on page 7 of my first cook book “How to Boil Water“, I used a pack of ready-to-bake sugar cookies… Ahem! I did find a sugar cookie recipe to share at the end of the post. So, here is my sugar cookie holder. I used my new favorite toy tool: Envelope Punch Board to make the holder. My […]

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RIC #36 – Aren’t You Lovely Card

Hello everyone! It’s time for another Runway Inspired Challenge! Looks like triangles are going to stick around for a while? It’s been my favorite trend since the chevron! I started with a gold foil triangle on kraft paper, rubbed on the sentiment and went over the black lines with a white gel pen to make the sentiment stand out. Gold, dot, chevron, monogram and tiny floral pattern? This card makes me happy! I had so fun playing with this week’s challenge, I hope that you can join us too! There is no product requirements, just be inspired and play! Click on over to see what other ladies on the DT have come up with for you: Runway Inspired (Challenge Details) Aga Jennifer Laura Pamela Tasnim Virginia Wida Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting! SUPPLIES InLinkz.com

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Tuesday Trigger – It’s Time to…

Smile! I had a little pattern play on this card: polka dot, chevron and strip – my top 3 favorite patterns :) What? they are yours too? What a coincidence! lol I was inspired by this week’s Tuesday Trigger at Moxie Fab World to make a big and bold statement on my card using alphabet stickers. I had fun with the camera rub-on but I wish there was a big camera stamp like this :) You have until Sunday April 21 to enter the challenge, don’t miss the fun! Happy crafting! SUPPLIES

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