Hello, Hydrangea!

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! You may have been expecting roses here on the blog today, but I’m surprising you with a different flower that reminds me of love! It’s a little-known fact that many, many years ago the hydrangea was my wedding flower. Today’s project features Jen Shults’ gorgeous coloring on our Big Blooms – […]



Staff Selections Day 4: All in the Family

Hello there, Friday friends! Today I’m rounding out our week with Meredith, our faboo Shipping Manager who asked us for some help with ideas for her triplets’ 8th birthday party. Meredith, who also has an older daughter, is a very busy mom, so Kim Singdahlsen is popping by with some terrific tips on how to […]



Staff Selections Day 3: Eight is Great!

Hello, Thursday, and hello crafty friends! I have been having so much fun this week sharing the amazing projects our Creative Team cooked up to help our awesome Shipping Manager, Meredith, get ready for her triplets’ 8th birthday party. As you know (if you’ve been following along), Meredith is not an expert (well, she certainly […]



Staff Selections Day 2: Thanks for Coming!

Happy Wednesday! If you joined me yesterday, you know that all this week I’m sharing inspiration for our very own Shipping Manager, Meredith, who needs ideas for her triplets’ 8th birthday party. Today, I’ve got projects from Jean Manis and Keia Shipp-Smith with party fun that will give Meredith jumping off points using two dies […]



Staff Selections: Meet Meredith!

Hey there, crafty friends! Can you believe that January is almost over? Later this week, we’ll be sneak peeking projects from our first Release of new products of the year (woo-hoo!) Our Creative Team has been working like crazy and they are gonna knock your socks off. In the meantime, we are going to have […]



Make It Friday: Anthropomorphic Valentines!

TGIF, crafty friends! It’s time for another edition of Make It Friday! But first, I have a $5 word for you today: anthropomorphic (adjective  an·thro·po·mor·phic  \ ˌan(t)-thrə-pə-ˈmȯr-fik \). It’s one of my favorites. If it’s new to you, in a nutshell, something that is anthropomophic has human characteristics. You’ve seen this a lot, though you may not have been […]



Release Re-Visited: Wobbly Wuv

Hello again, crafty peeps! I hope you have been having as much fun as I have been having this week. We asked our Creative Team to have some crafty time with the products we released in December (which was our big Valentine’s Day Release!) Today, I’m sharing the pair of adorable cards Kim Singdahlsen created […]



Release Re-Visited: Patterned Love

Happy Wednesday, crafty friends! This week, I’m sharing projects created by our wonderful designers that make terrific use of products released last month and I can’t wait to show them off to you! Today it’s all about using patterns in your creations and first up is this gorgeous card by Noriko Fairchild. Check it out… […]



Release Re-Visited: Shakin’ & Slidin’

Hey there, crafty friends! 2018 is in full swing and Taylor and team are back from Creativation — keep an eye here on the TE Blog and in the TE Store for the latest and greatest on-trend products to come out of the biggest crafting convention of the year. In the meantime, our Creative Team […]



#Make This Project: Bonding Time!

Hey there, crafty friends! Are you getting in the geeky groove for Valentine’s Day? I’ve been loving sharing some Love Day treat ideas with a nerdy theme. After all, love is the ultimate experiment, isn’t it? Today I’ve got a #MakeThisProject, this time a very cool card from Kim Singdahlsen. I love how she used […]