Die Cutting for Days: Happy Camper

Happy Friday, friends! Any big weekend plans? I’ll be working this weekend as we open up the local studio for our annual warehouse sale. Throughout the year we accumulate lots of gently used stamps, tools, retired items, and random crafty goodies we find stashed away in corners of our warehouse we didn’t even know we […]



Die Cutting for Days: Surf Bus Scene

Hey there, crafty friends! Did you learn a thing to two from Jean’s tools, tips, and tricks post yesterday? I hope so! One of my favorite parts of product development is designing collections of products that fit together and can be used in a variety of ways. So whether the product is something we released […]



Die Cutting for Days: Tools, Tips, & Tricks

Good morning, crafty friends! I hope your week is off to a great start! Wait… I guess it’s Wednesday so half the week has already passed me by! Today I’m popping in to share a project along with tools, tips, and tricks from our resident die cutting expert, Creative Team member Jean Manis. If you’ve […]



Make This Project: America the Beautiful

Good morning, crafty friends! It’s time for another Make This Project and today I have one of my all-time favorite patriotic projects to share with you! I pop in on the occasional Friday with an inspiring project that comes with step-by-step instructions and an easy add-to-cart feature to pick up any of the products you might not […]



Color Comparison & Color Chart Cards (that’s a lot of C words!)

Hello, crafty friends! Our June Release launched last week and there were so many new goodies to share that I didn’t get much of an opportunity to introduce you to our newest ink & cardstock colors —Pineapple and Blue Raspberry! To begin, I’d like to show you a comparison of Pineapple with two other hues […]



Celebrate Freedom & Fireworks

Hey there, crafty friends! Happy Hump Day! Yesterday was my birthday so I’m coming off the high of all the wonderful birthday wishes! Both of my parents are here from California and the best part of my day was the celebration my kids helped plan for me which included a yummy dinner, a handmade potholder, and […]



Land of the Free – Home of the Brave

Good morning, crafty friends! I hope you had a great weekend! Yesterday was a day of recovery for me as the TE Team and I rolled back into town around midnight after a weekend of crafty fun. We took the show on the road to Collinsville, IL (near St. Louis) where we set up a […]



June 2018 Release Now Available!

All of our new June Release products are now available in the New category of the TE webstore! Find out if you are one of our lucky party prize winners by scrolling to the end of this post. And now here are a few things you need to know before you go! You’ll earn 134 Crafty Points when […]



June 2018 Release Countdown Day 3: Stars, Stripes, and Backers!

Good morning, crafty friends! It’s Day 3 of our countdown to the release which means that tomorrow is THE BIG DAY! I hope you’ve been enjoying the sneak peeks so far! I’ve had lots of fun reading your responses to my fun little questions each day! There’s still a little more time to leave a […]



June 2018 Release Countdown Day 2: Turnip the Beet!

Hey there, crafty friends! It’s Day 2 of our release countdown and today is all about summer eats and treats! I love food; all kinds of food, but mostly sweet foods like candy, cookies, cupcakes, brownies, donuts (are these things even considered food!?). As you might already know, my love of food extends into our color […]