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I had a lot of fun making a few embellishments for the layouts I will be working on from the Hawaii trip!  I’m so excited to share a lot more with it, but for now, I’m going to show off some fun tips and embellishments you can create at home […]

Easy and Fun Glitter and Sequin Backgrounds & Embellishments


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Today is a Day I have been excited to share for over a YEAR now!  It’s March 1st and I have a LOT in store for you and something I believe is truly going to give you a GREAT starting place to launch yourself into something incredible and be a […]

Today is the Day! Excited to Share! Start Now!


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Sometimes quick cards can be the most beautiful and just as meaningful!  Even though Valentine’s day is “over” – the Love we share goes on year around! Send a note to say I’m thinking about You or I love You today – but you need to hurry if THIS inspires […]

Thinking of You A Little Easy Love Quick Handmade Card



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Here is a TNT Tip for you today! Toothbrushes and crafting – they make a pretty awesome fun tool for inking, brushing, edging and more! 🙂 Check it out!   Have a favorite Crafting Tip!?  Send it in and I will feature it for you! Enjoy the Moments!

Wait! Don’t Throw Out That Toothbrush Yet!


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Aloha!  We are BACK from Hawaii!  WOW what a trip and YES I missed you all!  Thankfully I have got to tell you a little bit about the trip, share a few pictures and INVITE  YOU to come on the NEXT trip!!! Our next trip is going to be an […]

Aloha and Mahalo O’hana: Wanna Come on the Next Vacation?


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I was anxious to record a new video for everyone since the last week+ of crazy and I wanted to share a Give Thanks or Thank You card that I made.  Pretend I made it just for you – because I can’t thank you enough for the love, support and […]

Thanks Card with a DIY Chalk-Like Mist



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Really make those photos pop with some dimension and get use from those punches you’ve had sitting around! Works for hearts, circles, squares and more…. Enjoy the Moments!

TNT: Add a Punch for A Pop!


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This Tuesday I wanted to just PLAY – play with the few new stamp sets I got from the new CTMH Seasonal Inspirations catalog – you can view the online version _ HERE 🙂 http://aboverubies.ctmh.com/ctmh/products/online-idea-book.aspx I really like this Brushstrokes set – my first thought and card attempt was thrown off […]

Easy One Layer Cards Layered Stamps


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Quick little TNT for you today I discovered on accident actually – then I came to find out – people really do this!  🙂 Did you know wine glasses make great little make-shift speakers for your cellphones?  No it’s not Bose Sound or anything – but when you’re rocking’ out […]

TNT: Wine, Glitter, Music – I’m in!



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Once Upon a Time, Star Trek, Firefly – YES – I am nerdy and I know it!  (I also have a Craft Haul video for today below so don’t miss that!) Thankfully an amazing company called ImpressArt makes being nerdy really easy with their Metal Stamp Bases, Stamps, Punches and […]

Once Upon a Time DIY Emma Swan Inspired Necklaces!


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Hey Everyone! I REALLY hope you enjoyed Day 1 (January 16) of the 2015 Calendar Workshop! I wanted to be more actively involved in real time comments – but I was blessed with the AMAZING opportunity to work with AMTC and Lily’s Talent Agency yesterday for some commercial and monologue […]

Day 2 Creating DIY Scrapbook Layout Calendar Workshop


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Today is Saturday January 17, 2015 and I have teamed up with Katina of Loving Life’s Little Blessings to bring you an ALL DAY video extravaganza event of creating your OWN DIY Calendar! The thought process I had behind creating My Calendar is to make it a monthly Vision Board […]

It’s Calendar Workshop Day! ALL DAY!



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Today’s TNT is about one of MY favorite things in crafting!  I LOVE inking edges – incase you didn’t already know – and I LOVE being able to do this when corners, designs, etc are just TOO TIGHT!  AND it’s soooo easy! No harsh messing around – get rid of […]

TNT: Intricate Ink Edging Tip


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This is so fun! First I am SO thankful for such a thoughtful and wonderful gift as this Journal/Sketch book from Carmen!  I just LOVE it – I could not help but want to customize it further and make it even more inspiring for my Daily 3’s and my Bible […]

Tim Holtz Inspired Tag for Daily 3 Journal


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Hey Friends!  Are you having an AWESOME 2015 so far!??! I know it feels like a clean slate and a fresh start to many, so I thought I should share a Tip video on CLEANING up your craft supplies! I discovered years ago that using Essential Oils, Borax and Baking […]

TNT: Clean Your Craft Tools – I’m In Love!



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I have so many tutorials I am behind on actually sharing – this one was from just before Christmas – but because it’s Minecraft and so popular for birthday parties, everyday notes and more – I thought I should share it for today’s Tuesday Tutorial. Isiah loves the game Mincraft […]

Minecraft Theme Giftcard Holder Card


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Happy 2015 friends!  This video is exciting because it’s something I am so passionate about and I have a special bonus I am offering for those who would like to take advantage – I’ve NEVER done this before but thought it’s one way I can give something really special back […]

One Word for 2015 Jewelry Charms for You!