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Creating cards with your Silhouette

 I started my Silhouette journey as a paper crafter and that still has a big part of my heart. I love to play with paper and creating all kinds of projects with it. There is so much that can be done with the Silhouette but I feel that's it's just hard to do it all.… Continue reading Creating cards with your Silhouette

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Cutting Cards with the Silhouette

I started my Silhouette journey as a paper crafter and it has expanded from there. But, I always still love getting paper out and playing with it. I love being able to make custom cards and unique items with my Silhouette machines. It was my husband's birthday last month, so I needed a card. This… Continue reading Cutting Cards with the Silhouette

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Creating a shadow box with Silhouette

Everyone starts out with one material or another, mine was paper. I started with my Silhouette as a paper-crafter and it has grown from there. A while back I was visiting friends in Kansas and playing with the Silhouette and my friend asked if I could trace a photo for her that a friend took.… Continue reading Creating a shadow box with Silhouette

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Goodbye 2017!!

Today I took down the ornaments on our Christmas tree and as I was packing away some of the ones my children had made in school, I had a thought to use a file I purchased in the Silhouette Design store called an ornament box. So as soon as the rest of the ornaments were… Continue reading Goodbye 2017!!

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3D Lantern

As we are all thinking of packing away that Christmas decor, I thought I would share a 3-D project I made to add to my Christmas decor this year. I love working with paper crafts and 3-D items. This 3-D Nativity Scene Lantern is from the Silhouette design store and right now is the big… Continue reading 3D Lantern

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Happy September!

Whew! What a month, it has been a busy one. Still trying to find that balance between creating crafty projects and getting them up on the blog and then you throw a Curio conference (more on that later) in there... time just gets away..... and I'm back.... I have my monthly card kit ready to… Continue reading Happy September!

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NEW! New Annual Inspirations

Are you using the CTMH Annual Inspirations to the fullest potential? Instead of just a catalog it is an Inspiration book as well & features lots of great ideas & artwork. Each time I look through the book, I see something new & a new idea I want to try. You can view the new… Continue reading NEW! New Annual Inspirations

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Classroom decor

One thing I love about having my Silhouette Cameo is being able to help out my kid's teacher's with bulletin boards and other projects they have in the classroom. I feel out teacher's could use all the help they can get in the classroom and since I have little ones at home, I am unable… Continue reading Classroom decor

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Dreamin Big… Retiring 4/30

Close to My Heart has another paper pack that is retiring is called Dreamin' Big. This pack of coordinating papers is very versatile for any occasion. This is such a cool paper pack and stamps to coordinate with it. Grab it while supplies last! Find these and many other great things at EllyMae.ctmh.com Enjoy!

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Some Kind of Wonderful – Retiring 4/30

This has been one of my favorite paper packs out of the Seasonal Expression 1 catalog. Some Kind of Wonderful papers and stamp set are retiring on 4/30, so grab it quick before it's gone. Here are a couple cards I created for a card class I held while visiting friends in Kansas. We had… Continue reading Some Kind of Wonderful – Retiring 4/30