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Make It : Spring Forward with Cynthia Treen

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Today I’m excited to have Cynthia Treen back sharing another adorable project with us. Cynthia’s Hungarian Reindeer was a hit and I think this new project will be too. Enjoy! “With warm weather this winter in Providence, And a shiny new snow blower at rest in the shed, I have decided to let go of …

Last Minute Valentines

Make It : Last Minute Valentines

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Yikes- VALENTINE’S DAY IS TOMORROW!  Need to whip up some last minute tokens of everlasting love?  Or maybe just a little something to brighten up a friend’s day?  You’ll find everything you need in our Valentine’s Day clip art round-up from last week. Also, Ez from Creature Comforts has done her own downloadable Valentine round-up- …

Be Mine Valentine

Make It : Be Mine Valentine

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Today’s guest post comes from Lena Corwin: “I made this valentine using tape as a stencil on a small silk screen. I love bright red ink on natural colored linen. The motif was fun and spontaneous. I like the idea of giving a cut of fabric as a valentine “card” instead of paper.” We used …

Make It : Yellow Owl Workshop Hug Kiss Stationery

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Today’s Valentine tutorial comes from the talented Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop. In addition to her amazing shop, Christine is author of “Print Workshop: Hand-Printing Techniques + Truly Original Projects” (we’re fans!): How to Make Hug + Kiss Stationery Set Tip: “I like to print these out at the local copy shop because I …

Accordion Fold Rebus Valentine

Make It : Accordion Fold Rebus Valentine

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Today’s guest post comes from Erin Jang of The Indigo Bunting: When it comes to creating paper goods, I love bright colors, and working with unusual formats and folds. I also love old-fashioned rebuses. So my valentine design incorporates this combination of pictures and words (“Dear, please be my valentine”), an accordion fold and a …

Make It : Clip-Art Valentines!

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Valentines day is swiftly approaching! That said, you’ve got just over a week to make Valentines for loved ones. To inspire you for the next four days we’ve asked bloggers and crafters we admire (Erin Jang of The Indigo Bunting, Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop, Lena Corwin and Jane Buck of Foxy & Winston) …

Valentine's Day Cards and Gifts

On The Web : Valentine's Day Cards and Gifts

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It’s still technically January, but trust me, Valentine’s day is just around the corner!  This weekend is the perfect opportunity to get started on those handmade gifts- get the kids involved too- While we always like to promote making your own crafts, there are too many cards and gifts out there that are just too …

Inspiration Board : The February Issue of Living!

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The February Issue of Living is now on newsstands! Run out and get your copy! Be sure to check out the following projects: Love the cover above? See the workbook on page 143 for instructions using our tissue pom pom’s. Clip Art Candy Packaging – page 58 Love in 3 Dimensions – page 125 Blake’s …