Five for Friday Feature Dies CraftSwag

Five For Friday: Your Metal Die Collection

Consider building your collection with these basics: Nesting Dies: Nesting dies offered in basic shapes will be used over and over in card making, traditional or pocket style layouts. Word Dies: add a clean sentiment to your card our layout with word dies. Embellishment dies: use this die to create custom color embellishments to coordinate with…

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Big Color Supply List

Two For Tuesday: Big Color, Small Space

If you are a paper crafter interested in the watercolor trend, you can’t go wrong with a good pigment based ink and heavy card stock. Versafine’s pigment ink is perfect for watercolor based projects. Strathmore’s 140 lb Mixed Media paper will stand up to your watercolor projects. This card stock works well when used for embossing,…

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Whats Happening at JustTyra

Featured Over at Just Tyra

See what’s happening over at JustTyra: A birthday card created for a fun blog hop with Clique Kits A Back To School Tag and a timesaving tip. My latest Kit Haul!

Five For Friday Refillable Feature

Five for Friday: The Refillables

  Today I’m using this Five for Friday to highlight a few crafty tools I love for their “refillable” ability. Memento Luxe – Experience the luxurious color of Memento Luxe to your heart’s desire and don’t worry about running out because there is a reinker! Copics markers – Copics are refillable too, making this alcohol-ink…

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Humpday Hero Smead Poly Pockets CraftSwag

Humpday Hero! Smead Poly Pockets

Smead’s Poly pockets make capturing moments easy.   Simply peel off the adhesive backing from these clear pockets, stick inside a journal and add a picture.  It’s that easy!   Smead Self-Adhesive Poly Pockets, 4-1/16 x 3 Inches 100 Per Box (68123) Smead Manufacturing Co Self Adhesive Poly Pockets, 3 Smead Self-Stick 6 1/4 x 4…

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Two For Tuesday Crafty Cutting Tools Feature

Two For Tuesday: Crafty Cutting Tools

For all of the crafters and makers out there, here are a few tools in my craft space: Fiskars Amplify Scissors are great for mixed media and paper crafting. Use this pair to cut card stock, canvas, chipboard and fabric.  The handles are large and well designed for larger hands (like mine) and there is a protective sheath. Westcott’s…

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Five for Friday: July Muse

I searched the interwebs for a few definitions of the word “Muse” and found the following: “a source of inspiration; especially : a guiding genius” “a state of deep thought or dreamy abstraction” (dreamy abstraction? – YES!) “an imaginary force that gives you ideas and helps you to write, paint, or make music, or a…

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