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, […]



Make this Project: Ring It In!

Hello, friends! Are you enjoying some real Fall weather yet? There is a definite chill in the air, so I’m ready to head into the coziness of my craft space and get to creating. Now that we are heading into the holiday season, I realized that we are so close to the end of 2017! […]



Happy Mail Week: Merry Mail, Take 2!

Happy Friday! It’s been such a fun week of sharing that I’m almost sorry the week is over. I hope you’ve enjoyed checking out all the terrific ideas on how to decorate and embellish your often neglected envelopes! I’ve got one more project to share with you, this one again from the ever-delightful Jean Manis. […]



Happy Mail Week: Make This Project!

Hello, crafty friends! If you’ve been following along with me this week, you know that I am falling in love with all things envelopes! I’m pretty sure that envelope stamping is going to be my new favorite crafty hobby because I’ve been so inspired by all the cute and fun projects from our wonderful Creative […]



Countdown to X-Mas Week: Merry & Bright

Happy, happy, Friday! I am so happy that it is the weekend because I can’t wait to get crafty this weekend making an advent calendar! I have been so inspired by the amazing advents created by our Creative Team, including this one that I have the pleasure of sharing today from Jean Manis. It’s so […]



Fall Into Fall Week: Tall Oaks From Little Acorns Grow

Happy Fall, crafty friends! I hope you are having a great week of creativity — I know I am! And it’s because of all the happy Fall eye candy I’ve gotten to share this week. Today is no exception! Creative Team member Jean Manis created this fabulous card with our Simply Stamped – Acorns set and it […]



Fall Into Fall Week: Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice!

A happy hello, crafty friends! We are just a couple weeks into Fall, and with it comes apple picking, pumpkin pie, turning leaves, and Thanksgiving heading our way next month! I’m thinking about all the blessings in my life — good health, loving family, terrific friends, fabulous co-workers — almost too many to count. It’s […]



Tricks & Treats Week: Home Sweet Haunted Home!

Happy Wednesday! This week I’m sharing some spook-tacular projects from our awesome Creative Team to help inspire you to get into the Halloween spirit. Yesterday, I promised I’d share some cute ways to ‘trick’ out your home and I am so excited because when I spotted today’s project by designer Jean Manis, I absolutely could […]



Birthday Cards Week: SMILE! It’s Your Birthday!

Happy Thursday, crafty friends! In today’s TE Newsletter (click HERE to subscribe), we introduced a new department in the TE Webstore — Make This Project. There you’ll find a bevy of fun seasonal and occasion projects to help inspire you, complete with downloadable step-by-step instruction sheets and helpful supply lists! We will be constantly adding […]



Spook-tacular Halloween Cards: Peek-a-BOO!

Happy Thursday, crafty peeps! I hope you have been enjoying my Halloween Cards week as much as I’ve enjoyed sharing them with you. Today I’ve got one of my very favorite cards of the season to show off, this one from Jean Manis. Plus! I have a FREE downloadable Inspiration Sheet for you so that […]