Happy Thanksgiving

This year has given me so much to be thankful for. I have my close family and friends and am enjoying some amazing opportunities. I am also very thankful for my health. We have some current health issues in my family but things are improving. I continue to offer freebie art to make my monthly […]

Introducing the Lynda Kanase 2019 Design Team

I am so excited to introduce the first Lynda Kanase Design Team! I’ve been dreaming about this for years and it has finally come together. I cannot express how much I admire the talents of these ladies. This Saturday, and every second Saturday of each month, this team will share their inspiration using my dies […]

Limited Edition Sizzix BigShot Exclusive

Who doesn’t love the opportunity to be one of the few people to know about something exclusive? Well, for a limited time {3 days to be exact} Sizzix.com will have a limited edition of their BigShot machine exclusively available HERE. Watch the unboxing to get a first look at this distinctive new design. These will […]

Succulent Art Journal Coloring Book

When I was given the opportunity to design a coloring book for Sizzix, I thought about what I would personally want from a coloring book. My first priority was to have well-drawn illustrations throughout the book. Second was to design the drawings to have multiple uses once completed. And third was to have areas of […]

Succulent Serenity Collection

I am so excited to finally be able to share my new Succulent Serenity Collection for Sizzix. This collection consists of craft dies, clear stamps, a coordinating paper pad and a coloring book. These will be available in stores in June 2017. I will share the many elements of this collection over the next few weeks but I decided to […]

AFCI Creativation Show Recap

I can’t believe that it was a week ago that Dear Handyman and I were driving to Phoenix to attend the Association For Creative Industries {formerly Craft and Hobby Association} Creativation Show. I had been prepping project samples and make ‘n take kits since before Thanksgiving. It was a labor of love and the drive out […]

Memory Planner Using Instax Photos and Sizzix Dies

I love the idea of using my Personal Planner as a mini scrapbook. These are called memory planners which makes it sound like I’m organizing my memories which might be more accurate than I realize. So with the big Creativation 2017 Show coming up in a few days, I thought I would reveal how my […]

My One Little Word for 2017

Happy New Year! I decided that this year that I will not make a regular new year’s resolutions but instead, I will work on living with my One Little Word. If you aren’t familiar with the concept of the One Little Word, please check out Ali Edwards blog HERE. I don’t do this as a formal project […]

Welcome 2017!

Do you make New Year Resolutions? I have in the past but looking back, I made resolutions that I thought were expected of me. You know, the typical ones like “lose weight” or “read more” but my heart wasn’t in it. And even the resolutions that I felt strongly about, like “Live with less”, seemed […]