• Colorful Backgrounds with Clearly Kelly Stamps

    Hello, today I’m sharing a set of colorful cards featuring stamps from the newest Clearly Kelly 3×4 stamp sets. I love the versatility of these stamps – not only are they great sets for decorating scrapbooks and journals, but they are full of fun sentiments that are perfect for cardmakers.

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  • Flashing Car Headlights Light Up Christmas Card with Chibi Lights

    Flashing Car Headlights Light Up Christmas Card with Chibi Lights by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    Chibitronics Lights seem to be all the rage lately and just in time for Christmas! By incorporating a little light up element into your Holiday cards you can easily take your projects to the next level and have the recepient go WOW! For my today’s project I decided to combine Chibi Lights and one of Kelly Purkey’s […]

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  • New Clearly Kelly Ink Color Swatches

    A few days ago these lovelies showed up at my house. *happy sigh* It took all of 30 seconds before I was breaking into them. Do you do this when you get new inks? Immediately swipe them on the nearest surface? I just can’t wait to see what they look like, so I do messy […]

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  • Bewitched By You!

    Bewitched By You! card by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    Kelly Purkey’s mini clear stamp sets from the Holiday 2016 catalog are simply adorable! Especially Halloween sets! And since this spooky and fun holiday is just around the corner why not make a Halloween card? I don’t usually make cards for this time of year, but I decided to make one for my honey. The  stamp […]

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  • New Kelly Purkey Release + Giveaway!

    Yesterday we introduced you to our 2016 Winter release, and we think it’s fair to say you are loving it! We’ve enjoyed all of the wonderful comments you’ve been leaving. If you missed our blog hop yesterday, be sure to visit yesterday’s post to enter our release giveaway! Today we wanted to turn the spotlight […]

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  • (PNW is Best)

    I live in the beautiful state of Washington and naturally, I’m a big fan of anything Seattle or Washington. Today I’m featuring Kelly’s Seattle set. It truly does include all of the major attractions that the city has to offer!

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  • Chicago My Kind of Town

    The new Destination stamps collection is one of my favorites from the new Summer Catalog. The stamps that are part of it include some of the main cities of the U.S. and they are perfect to create cards, postcards, document your trips or even to use on your scrapbook pages. Today I am sharing a couple of cards featuring Kelly’s Chicago, which is one of my faves.

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  • National Scrapbooking Day – Guest Post + Sale + Giveaway!!

    Hi everyone! Tomorrow is National Scrapbooking Day, and we cannot let that go by without a little celebration! We have several exciting things to share with you today! First, we’re having a sale this weekend on our wildly popular Clearly Kelly line by Kelly Purkey. Kelly loves to travel the globe and document her adventures, […]

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  • Garden Notebooks

    Hello, today I’m sharing a trio of small garden notebooks and nature journals. I love the idea of recording annual garden inspiration, plans, expenses, and plant information in a small pocket notebook. I also love the idea of documenting, with small sketches and written descriptions, seasonal observations about nature. These mini-journals are the perfect size for quickly recording ideas and experiences for future reference.

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  • Merci Mon Amie

    Hello, or rather, Bonjour! Ernest Hemingway famously said, “There are only two places in the world where we can live happy: at home and in Paris.” Although I’ve never been to Paris, I imagine myself traveling there every time that I use the beautiful Eiffel Tower stamp. Today, I’m sharing a French inspired thank-you card that I made featuring this iconic Paris monument.

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  • Spring Cards with the Bold Daisy Stencil

    Hello! Today I’m sharing a pair of cards that I made with two of my favorite things – spring colors and a beautiful floral stencil. Have you seen the new Bold Daisy Stencil yet? I’ve used it with two, beautiful trios of ink colors, to create bold and colorful backgrounds for each of my springtime designs. I hope that you love this tried-and-true technique.

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  • We Are Explorers

    Have you checked out the Background stamps? Today I’m featuring the Wave Pattern. I only used a portion of the image rather than the entire design.

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