Archive for Dec

The Hexagon Trend

Style Watch {Trends 2011}

Well, here we are – the last issue of SW for 2011. I have had a great time being your editor and I can’t wait to continue on into the new year with new product, projects and inspiration. 

Before we close out 2011, I thought it would be fun to showcase an up and coming trend that will surely be a star during 2012.

What trend am I talking about? Hexagons… Read More→

The Wedding Trend

Style Watch {Trends 2011}

Just a few more weeks left in 2011 and this week I’m continuing our look back on the year gone by. When I began jotting down ideas for noteworthy events of 2011, one particular event immediately came to mind: The Royal Wedding!

I don’t know about you, but for at least two weeks, I was soaking in every detail about Prince William & Katherine’s nuptials. It was, hands down, the wedding of the year – sorry Kim Kardashian… Read More→

Celebrate Hanukkah

Today marks the beginning of the Festival of Lights.  We wish those who celebrate a very Happy Hanukkah… Read More→

Celebrate Card Making

It’s official, only {12} days left until Christmas! Can you feel the excitement? Around our house, the smell of spruce and pine fills the air, stockings are hung on the chimneys, and each bedroom has its own specially decorated Christmas tree.  We take the holidays very serious – very!

In addition to all of the decorations and shopping, nothing says happy holidays like receiving a handmade greeting card. This month our design team has come together for our last group project of the year to showcase a series of easy to replicate card sets. Check out what each designer has in store for you… Read More→

The Circus Trend

Style Watch {Trends 2011}

Today’s Style Watch continues our look back on the papercrafting trends of 2011. Our “year in review” wouldn’t be complete without an ode to the circus.

This year, cardmakers, stampers & scrapbookers fell in love with the whimsy and fun of circus themed projects. Lions, tigers and bears took on all new meanings as these adorable images adorned the pages of blogs and magazines. And Clear and Simple Stamps was right there as this trend grew steam with the Circus Fun stamp set.

Join in and celebrate with me as we enter under the big top… Read More→