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Style Watch {A Year in Review}

Break out the pastels for Spring. Soft and inviting colors set the tone for such a warm and welcoming season. The flowers begin to bloom and we shift gears to take in the fresh new air. Spring brings about Easter and pastel colors. Do you remember the set {Best Bunnies}? Well, the {Icons I} set also has an adorable bunny image that you will love. Easter cards have never been this easy to design… Read more


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designed by Dana Grothaus

{Dana’s Dabbling Studio}

There is an exciting new SOTM Color Story {Emerald Bling}, and designer Dana Grothaus took our breath away with this lovely card featuring the hybrid ink*, double-faced satin ribbon, buttons, and cardstock – all in the December featured Color Story Emerald Bling…

*Find out why Creating Keepsakes selected Clear and Simple Stamps Hybrid Ink as a “Must-Have” in their special Tips and Tricks: Stamps & Ink issue. Read more


The seasons have shifted from fall to winter. Thanksgiving has past by and stores are in full blown holiday mode. In all the rush of the season, it is nice to take a quiet moment and reflect.  Today’s card does not feature a sentiment, just a simple leaf – a reminder to enjoy the little things… Read more


Style Watch {Fall Into Style}

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! As November comes to a close, lets reflect on the year and make a little time for crafting. Holiday cards and baked goodies will be approaching fast. But before you switch gears, consider sending one of your handmade cards out to someone this season “just because”. We all have so much to be thankful for, so spread this feeling and make someone’s day special. And while you are at it, don’t forget to send a “thank you” card to the cook this year…

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