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 […]

Free 2017 Desktop Calendar

Preparations are in full-swing for the Winter Creativation Show in Phoenix next week. I have been busy designing and prepping make ‘n take samples for my demo booth. I am also busy making samples of my new dies to share. And, in additional to all of this, I am also designing dies for my Summer […]

Mini Album

It was so exciting to finally be presenting my own designs at the Craft and Hobby Show in Anaheim, CA. To everyone who stopped to ask questions at my booth, I would explain that I am a Crafter who designs for the Crafter. To prove this point, I would show them my Mini Album that I was working […]

Craft and Hobby Show 2016 – Day 2

Another exciting day at CHA! I demonstrated at the Stamp, Paper and Coloring Book booth. It was amazingly fun! It was also my special day to visit with some celebrity crafting friends. I met so many craft bloggers and retailers today. I love talking to these people because they love creating as much as I do […]

Craft and Hobby Show 2016

Day one of the Craft and Hobby Show in Anaheim, CA. It was amazing, exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. This was the first time that I actually demonstrated my own die designs. At one time my dream was to just be able to attend the show. Little did I know that one […]

Sizzix Sneak Peek – Clear Stamps

Clear stamps are nothing new to the crafting industry but these are exciting because they are the first ones I designed. Okay, maybe these are only exciting to me but I hope they make your creative life a little more fun. These stamps are also designed to be very versatile because I like to have the […]

Sizzix Sneak Peek – Designer Paper

The Craft and Hobby Association Winter 2016 Tradeshow in Anaheim, CA is only a few days away and it is time to start sharing a few sneak peeks of what’s new from Sizzix for 2016. I am excited about the new line of 6″ x 12″ paper pads created by the entire Sizzix design team. The colors are […]