CHA 2015: Maggie Holmes for Crate Paper

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If you want to be transported to a place of loveliness, where life is a beautiful party full of soft colors and plenty of fun detail… you’ll want to check out the new Maggie Holmes for Crate Paper line Confetti.

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Filled with great scrapbooking elements like paper, stickers, and cool items like this wood heart frame – this can be a go-to for the cardmaker or scrapbooker.

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CHA Winter 2014: American Crafts (Amy Tangerine, Dear Lizzy, and DIY shop)

American Crafts now includes Pink Paislee, Pebbles, Crate Paper and more! They’ve become absolutely huge and had a large section on the show floor with all their latest and greatest – as well as their signature designers. Today I want to share with you my favorite offerings that will be sold under the actual “American Crafts” brand.

First up, let’s talk Amy Tangerine’s new “Plus One” line.

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CHA: American Crafts Peppermint Express!


I’m back with just one more peek at a new line coming from the awesome American Crafts. Most of their lines this show were under their other company names (Crate Paper, Pebbles, Etc) – but they also released a fabulous Christmas line I just couldn’t stop peeking at.
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I adore the bits & pieces they do with fun themed things. I also am really digging the very traditional Christmas palette mixed with the blue-grey color. Continue reading “CHA: American Crafts Peppermint Express!”

CHA: Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste


It is no secret that I love Amy Tan’s colorful and fun product lines – and Cut & Paste is no exception. Her newest line continues to expand her product offerings while still staying true to her signature style and being products that can mix & match with her older lines.

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From American Crafts:

This collection contains 22 double-sided patterned papers, two specialty papers, coordinating Thickers, stickers, and two beautifully designed embroidery stencil kits. New favorites include stitched vellum pockets and die-cut, dimensional paper. Add a bit of color with Cut & Paste!

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Layout featuring Pebbles Lakeside collection


I really love Pebbles summer line, Lakeside. In fact so much do I love it, that I actually ordered up some more of it because I want to use it for some adventures we’re having next month. Today I want to share a layout that I created with that line + a little American Crafts Mayberry.


What I love most about this page is that I got the story told + used up items in my stash that I adore and have been meaning to use. Probably one of the biggest crafty sins is to buy product you ADORE, and never use it!! I try really hard to use (at least in part) things I love enough to buy because then they’re being used happily in my crafting, instead of gathering dust somewhere in a corner, too precious to use.


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This collection is one of my favorites in a long time – I love that it can be more rugged and woods-y or more floral and soft. I also really love that it can be mixed somewhat with American Crafts Mayberry line, another favorite I used a bit of here as well.


I loved sneaking in this bit of just for fun scrapbooking – now back to work for┬áme!