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Celebrate : Mom's Retirement Party

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Two weeks ago we had a retirement celebration for my Mother.  I know first hand how great a teacher she was because I continue to learn from her today.  The celebration was at a restaurant and the space was a bit tight but I wanted to do a little something to make it special – …

Behind the Scenes : Summer Postcards

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For our August issue we created these summer postcards, inspired by die-cut “object” postcards that were popular about a century ago in England, and featured in The World of Interiors a while back. We thought it would be cool to update the idea with photographs rather than illustrations—and develop something that people could make and …

Inspiration Board : Anchors Aweigh!

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I am a huge fan of all things nautical—as I mentioned once before, my dad is a retired Captain in the U.S. Navy and I’m super-proud of that. I spent most of my early life on or near the water with him, so all things boating/fishing/Naval/sea-related bring that sense of comfort that only memories of …

Make It : Grass Clip Art Packaging

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In our April Make and Give column, we give a great recipe and packaging for Lemon Meringue Flowers. They are packaged in cellophane bags with our grass clip art (printed onto card stock) as a backdrop. We think that the grass would work really well to package so many spring and Easter treats. You can scale …

Make It : Patriotic Votives

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I came across this patriotic clip-art from Martha Stewart Living’s July 2006 issue.  It’s designed to be wrapped around can and used as a vase or serving vessel… …but I made these festive votive holders.  I printed the clip-art onto vellum, trimmed it down to fit my clear cylindrical votive holder, and attached the vellum …

Inspiration Board : Father's Day Clip Art

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Just one final reminder that Father’s Day is this Sunday.  If you haven’t prepared a gift yet, consider using our Retro Father’s Day Clip-Art Labels to package up his favorite treats. I used the same clip-art to make this card.  It’s so versatile!  If you’re still in need of a card or a gift, this …