Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Is This Your TYPE Of Tool?!

So We R Memory Keepers is coming out with a new vintage typewriter this fall and it's called a Typecast. It's a manual typewriter and comes in black, white and mint (yum!) Take a look at this preview video, the cool ink ribbons, and the fun tags/bags/labels you can create for all your paper crafting projects:

video

What do you think? Is this something you'd love to have in your repertoire of awesome crafty tools? It will retail for $199.99 with the 2-ink ribbons going for $9.99. The ink ribbons come with black and another color ink like light blue, white, magenta, brown, light pink, red, teal and even silver!

The various tags, bags, labels, note cards, stickers and papers range from $2.99 to $19.99, with most in the $3-$4 range.

Leave your feedback in the comments area below -- I'd love to hear what you think!


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Sunday, August 14, 2016

NEW from Lawn Fawn

Here's what's new at Lawn Fawn, one of our most favoritest stamp companies evah! To all you list makers...you're welcome.


Get organized with printables!

You can now easily keep track of your Lawn Fawn collection with the new printable checklists! Check out the new printables page to find checklists and charts for stamps, Lawn Cuts, ink and cardstock, so you can organize to your heart's content. And be sure to check back with each new release for updates!
The heart stamp from Snow Day stamp set is perfect for ink swatches.
The checkboxes are sized perfecty for the tiny images in many Lawn Fawn stamp sets. These were stamped with the tiny heart from Snow Day.
Use the matching heart die from Snow Day or Hearts Lawn Cuts for cardstock swatches.
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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Hitting the Road

Hey there, long time no see! My summer has been a blast...teaching loads of card making classes all over San Diego (big shout out to my buddies at The Stamp Addict!), checking off tons on my never-ending To Do List, and visiting/road tripping with my BFF in northern CA.

Cheesy tourists at Alcatraz Island

In keeping with the summer road trip theme, our August card making workshops will feature The Great Outdoors by Carta Bella and some stinkin' cute stamps and embellies, too! Here are just a couple of the cards we're making in our August card workshops:

Retro tiny trailer (Stampendous) is hittin' the road...

Using Lawn Fawn's new slider dies and that adorable little skunk!

I can almost smell the campfire and taste the s'mores right now! Hope your summer is coming along swimmingly and you're enjoying some great weather with your family and friends. Thanks for stopping!


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Monday, June 6, 2016

Mad for Plaid

I'm happy to say that we have ONE spot open for our Donuts Wear Plaid workshop here in San Diego county. You may join us in Scripps Ranch/San Diego on June 12, in Fallbrook at the Fallbrook Woman's Club on June 26, or request it as a DIY kit.

This workshop kit contains a 6x6 pad of Lawn Fawn's outrageously popular patterned paper called...



as well as one of their newest mini stamp sets....



along with plenty of pretty embellishments, ribbon/twine, and much more! You've seen some sneak peeks in the post below, so why not spend an afternoon of creativity and camaraderie with us? We'd love to have you! Simply click on the CONTACT ME tab above and send me an email. With only one spot left, you'd better click fast!


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Monday, May 16, 2016

Mmmm, donuts

Homer Simpson loves donuts. I adore donuts and consider myself quite the connoisseur. Let's hope that's the limit to our similarities!

That's why I'm so excited about June's card making workshops. We'll use Paper Made Bakery kits that include Lawn Fawn's super adorable Perfectly Plaid 6x6 paper pad and Donut Worry mini stamp set, plus lots of other goodies. I've been inspired by several awesome designers using these products. Here are a couple samples of the cards and tags we'll make...



There are two opportunities to join us in the San Diego area: Sunday, June 12 in Scripps Ranch/San Diego and Sunday, June 26 in Fallbrook. Check out the CLASSES tab above for the details. Contact me to register!

Grab a raised glazed and enjoy your day!


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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Makes Us Happy

Today I'm sharing a card made by Carol, one of my super creative students, created with the new Lawn Fawn set called "Rooting For You" and her brand, spanking new MISTI tool.

Created & shared by Carol Dacey

We love how crisp and bright solid stamps come out when using the MISTI. And how adorable are those root veggies?!

Gotta love when our crafty purchases make us look so good, right?


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Monday, April 4, 2016

Ode to Magnolia

So, here's a virtual tour of Day 2 on our girls' trip. We'd made it to Waco to begin our "pilgrimage" to all things Magnolia, then circled and found a great parking spot at 6th and Webster...The Silos and Magnolia Market.

Welcome to a home designer's haven
We'd heard tales of three-hour waits in line and saw the ropes that would weave guests in caterpillar fashion to the entry. Luckily, we walked (bounced) right in! It was definitely crowded with fans and shoppers, but worth the trip.


Additional retail area, for your shopping pleasure

The now familiar Magnolia logo
The outdoor space surrounding the buildings is a well thought out space. It's a family friendly area with lawn games, tables, food trucks of all kinds, and a new garden area and shop coming soon.

Chip's Willys Jeep
This is going to be SO cool!

Bean bag toss anyone?


Who'd say no to a baby goat?

Now, I may need to go back to Waco to check out this soon-to-be-finished part of The Silos...Magnolia Bakery! They're still putting the finishing touches on this cute little building, but it's sure to be a sweet treat when it's complete.


A diamond in the rough (likely to stay rough, er, rustic)

Supposed to open in May 2016

We spotted this moving truck along Austin Avenue. I'd love to have this pull up in front of my house, Chip and Joanna hopping out of the cab!

Spotted in a parking lot as we headed to The Silos...
Stay tuned for a few more Adventures in Waco posts. I love heading out with Mom to see what kind of "trouble" we can get into. Call your mom today and tell her HOWDY!!


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