Be Mine Valentine – Valentines for Kids (or Kids at Heart!)

Hey, crafty friends! If you have kids, do you make the Valentines that they bring to school to pass out to friends… or do you buy them? I have done both for my girls as they have grown up – it just depends on the amount of time that I have available. But, I definitely […]



Be Mine Valentine – Packaging Ideas

Hey, crafty friends! Can you believe that we are already a week into 2019? How are you doing with all of those crafty resolutions? I actually did spend some time with my Copic markers the other day using some of the tips and tricks that were shared last week on a project that I made. […]



Get Creative With Copics & Learn Hair & Skin Coloring Tips!

Hey, crafty friends! Do you get extra time off during this holiday week? It’s so nice to be able to slow things down a bit after all of the hustle and bustle. And slowing down means I have more time to get in my stamp room! I am especially inspired to play with my Copic […]



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 […]



Love Treats & Love Geeks: Sweet Experiment!

Happy Tuesday, crafty friends! This week, it’s all about love treats and love geeks and today’s project combines the two perfectly! I love Valentine’s Day, not just because I get to make and send out a ton of cards, but also because it involves a lot of giving of sweet treats. (And I love getting […]



Kids at Heart Week: Tween & Teen V-Day Fun!

TGIF, crafty friends! All this week, I’ve been sharing projects that are just perfect for kiddos, including our super fun Kid Kits that we debuted yesterday! Today, as we head into the weekend, I’m sharing some cards that would be great for tweens and teenagers. They are still cute, but not too cute, because teens might […]



Kids at Heart Week: Roly Poly Valentines

Happy Tuesday, crafty friends! In just a few short weeks, Valentine’s Day will be upon us and it still is one of the very best holidays for which to send cards. So I’ll be featuring some fabulous love day inspiration from our equally fabulous Creative Team to help get you into the hugs & kisses […]



Top 10 Faves Week: Jean’s and Melody’s Picks

Happy day after Christmas, crafty friends! I hope you all had a lovely holiday filled with good cheer, friends, and family. This week, as we near the end of 2017, I thought I’d share some of our favorite projects from over the past year. It’s been such an amazing year of creativity! I asked a […]



His & Hers: On the High Seas

Happy Wednesday, crafty friends! As promised, I’m taking you sailing today with designer Jean Manis. Jean is showing us how to create His and Hers cards using the same products and I can’t wait to show you how she created these darling cards. Jean used our On the Water – Sailboat die to make these […]



Make It Friday: What is a Mandala?

Happy Friday, crafty friends! Yesterday, we debuted several products featuring a very on-trend design: the mandala. These pleasing designs can be found in many places, on everything from art to architecture, clothing, and yes, stamping and die-cutting! But did you know that the mandala’s design and origin date back thousands of years? In simple terms, […]