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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!


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Happy New Year my PRECIOUS Friends! How thankful I am you are here and that we get to celebrate an ALL NEW YEAR together! I actually wanted to do a Long post filled with all the joys and blessings of this year – filled with a story of what 2014 […]

New Year, New Calendar, New Workshops, New Goals!




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Our Winners Video! Talked about all the 12 days and the giveaways, the parties and the WINNERS!  AND lots of other awesome things too! Here’s the deal though – I’m leaving the Grant a Christmas Wish from our #2014MustGives open until tomorrow! I had a little mistake in sending out […]

Live Announcement of Winners and OTHER Special Goodies!


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BONUS Day!!!  Which is actually a BIG Deal to our 12 days of Giveaways this year! Officially – 12 Tutorials and 12 giveaways with 12 features ended yesterday – BUT – I had more in mind! Today at 2:00 EST I am going to go LIVE to announce WINNERS – […]

12 Days Bonus! GRANT A Christmas Wish!



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So there has been a TON of exciting buzz and excitement around the all new Organization Totes and Rollerbag with Close To My Heart! I’ve been excited about it as well and then they shipment got way delayed 🙁 Sad! Right?! So Close to My Heart informed us they did […]

Important CTMH News!


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Day 12 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! I can’t believe it – today is the LAST DAY of Tutorials!  BUT Guess what – TOMORROW – December 10 at 2:00pm EST http://new.livestream.com/accounts/5282296/12daysgiveawaysfinal  (I will post the recorded version – just wanted to do this interactive for those that can make […]

Easy Layered Stamping Christmas Tree Panel Card Day 12