Let’s Make Beautiful Things

It’s Hump Day, crafty friends! I was holed up in my craft space for a few days creating things for others people (my favorite thing to do) when I came across this project from designer Shannon White. She reminded me that, sometimes, it’s okay to create something for yourself! I can’t wait to share her fun […]



Welcome, Sweet Little Ones!

Hey there, crafty friends! Did you have a beautiful last few days? I was so inspired by all the amazing projects from last week’s Clearly Planned new release and today I get to share two more projects from our talented Creative Team — and this time it’s raining babies! Designers Shelly Mercado and Shannon White have […]



Fun with Felt Week: Fabulous Felt Florals!

Hey, hey, crafty friends! It’s day two of our Fun with Felt Week. If you missed out on our tips and tricks from yesterday, be sure to checkout this post HERE. Today, we’re taking our felt for a spin with a striking card from Jen Shults, who share more tips and tricks for working with […]



Watercolor Week – Heartfelt Sympathy

Hello there, friends! We hope you have enjoyed our week looking at various ways to use watercolor to add to your stamped projects. On Tuesday, we looked at how to use Zig Clean brush markers with our watercolor panels and yesterday we showed you a tutorial on ‘loose’ watercolor. We thought we’d round out the […]



May the Luck O’ the Irish Be With You!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, crafty friends! Are you wearing green today and hitting any fun parades? Well, our resident Irish lassie, Shannon White, will get you into the lucky spirit with two St. Paddy’s Day cards she created to unleash her inner leprechaun. Check them out… A Note from Shannon about her cards… Well, being […]



Feeling Lucky!

Happy Thursday to you, crafty friends! It’s March, which means in a few short weeks we’ll be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Do you make cards for this fun-filled holiday? It’s a great crafty excuse to send someone a happy, joyful card. To inspire you, Creative Team members Charmaine Ikach and Shannon White are sharing two […]



We Just Fit

Happy, happy Valentine’s Day, crafty friends! Have you been spreading love-day cheer? Well, today is the perfect to day to continue to create something for someone you love, as designer Shannon White shows us with her darling card. Check it out and share L-O-V-E!   Happy Valentine’s Day! Since I had my V-Day supplies out, […]



Sweets for the Sweet!

Happy day to you, crafty friends! All this week we’ve been celebrating L-O-V-E! In this week’s TE Newsletter, Creative Team Member Shannon White has created four projects that are just what you need for Valentine’s Day inspiration.   For all the details on these sweet projects, simply click on the link below to this week’s TE Newsletter: […]



Happy Almost 2017!

Merry Friday, crafty friends! As we head into the Christmas weekend, we are thankful for so much and are also looking ahead to what the new year will bring. We know you will be very busy this weekend, but try to take some time to get crafty — in fact, you could take a crafty […]



Peace. Joy. Love.

Happiest of Wednesdays to you, crafty friends! We hope you are staying warm and cozy. It is going to be a cold, cold winter (it isn’t already for you) … even our friends and family out in sunny California are feeling the chill! As we head into Christmas, we are thinking about all the things we […]