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Style Watch {Let’s Create}

Today’s project is all about one of my favorite quotes that I found on Pinterest, “Creativity is Messy…and I am VERY creative!”

I don’t know a crafter out there who doesn’t get messy each time they sit down to their crafting table. It’s all part of the fun right? I suppose there is that .05% of crafty peeps who cleans up as they goes along, but that is certainly NOT me…… Read more


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Fall is here. We welcome the rich autumnal colors and bounty of Fall icons – one in particular, the acorn. Paired with the bucket image from Craft Room {did we mention how versatile this set is}, and masked to overflow with cute acorns and leaves from the Autumn stamp set, we’ve created a fun card for Fall… Read more


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Say cheese! It’s polaroid fever on the blog.  Did you check out the awesome Style Watch post this past weekend? If not, be sure to pop by and take a peek at Amber’s super fun project. To keep with the fun theme of trendy polaroid images, we are sharing a fun baby card using Crafty Sentiments, Rock-a-Bye, and Little One. You can easily switch up the embellishments for boy or girl.  And hey, layer up the polaroid images if the proud parents-to-be are expecting multiples… Read more


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Style Watch {Let’s Create}

We interrupt your regularly scheduled Style Watch issue for a special edition. This issue we are taking a moment for you to get to know the Clear and Simple Stamps design team one member at a time.  To kick off this special monthly section, we are excited to introduce you to Stephany Zerbe…

Hi, my name is Steph. I am originally from South Dakota and now reside in beautiful North Carolina. I’m an Army wife (not like the gals in the TV show – not much drama here) and we have two kiddos that make our simple life, well… interesting. My husband encouraged me to start my own crafty blog in 2009. I think he was tired of being expected to boast about each and every one of my little projects. So thanks to him, I now enjoy sharing my crafts with this phenomenon called the ‘blog world’ and with all of my like-minded crafty friends at my blog Steph Zebre Designs Read more


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Everyone could use a playful set of note cards in their stash.  We chose to make a set with the fun sentiment “create” from the new Craft Room stamp set in a range of the primary colors – red, yellow, and blue. The sentiment was heat embossed for a bit of added interest to the card. A simple yet fun set of cards for a creative person in your life… Read more


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The paper crafting community is the best. It is a community of sharing, compassion, friendship, encouragement, and endless creativity.  After all, it is our crafty friends that make this hobby of ours that much more fun. In the spirit of paper crafting, we are sharing a simple thank you card  – one that can be used for a crafty friend for all the thoughtful gestures and wonderful ideas shared over the years… Read more