Door Busters Sale: Today Only!

Save big with three Doorbusters you won't want to miss!   DOORBUSTER #1 First, the most popular die-cutting machine ever made…the Big Shot Die-Cut Machine #113439. Create the die cuts you've always wanted…with the ease of a Big Shot! This great machine comes with Standard Cutting pads and Multipurpose Platform so you can get started […]

How to Save Paper Die-Cutting Autumn Accents Leaves

Today's cards come in two variations — one is in portrait view and one is in landscape view. You might prefer to call it vertical or horizontal. Whatever you call it, I've used the amazing Autumn Accents Bigz Die to make leaves. I just love cutting the leaves with my Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, dry […]

My Digital Studio: Spicy Tuesday Downloads

Today's digital download releases have me sniffing the air for spicy cider, pumpkin pie and fragrant cigar smoke. Really, you say? Cigar smoke???? Yes, really. More on that later. First, let's have a peek at the new digital offerings for My Digital Studio. You'll be the hostess-with-the-mostest showing off your framable Very Very Thankful d├ęcor […]

Thankful on Thanksgiving

Make that thankful every day of the year — as this card suggests. StampsDay of Gratitude stamp set (#120835 Wood mount; #121148 Clear mount) PaperAutumn Spice Specialty Designer Series Paper (#120808)Cajun Craze card stockNaturals Ivory card stockOld Olive card stock InkMore Mustard Classic padMarkers in Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, More Mustard, Old Olive AccessoriesColor Spritzer […]

Thanksgiving Treat Box Tutorial

  Not going to be at your own home for Thanksgiving? Take along this treat box as a gift for your dinner hosts. Or make several and have them as take-away favors for YOUR Thanksgiving dinner guests. In Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip and Old Olive, this treat box has its own handle and can hold […]

Thanksgiving Feast Box

There's football and relatives and grateful blessings, but let's face it…it's all about the food. This autumn box is a great accent for your Thanksgiving table. Put some after-dinner mints, a towelette and a small roll of Tums inside for those after-turkey moments. Or write each person's name on the top and use as placecards. […]


We are enjoying a lovely day in Washington, D.C. with two of our daughters and our son-in-law. I am grateful for the plane and flight crew that brought us here so we did not have to endure 12 hours of driving! Tomorrow we'll do a little sightseeing and prepare some family favorites for Thursday's Thanksgiving […]

Thanksgiving Box Tutorial

This is a great project for your Thanksgiving holiday. Make one to give to your hostess if you're a dinner guest, or make several for take home treats if you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner yourself. Supplies List – Decorated 8 1/2 x 11 inch piece of card stock- Two eyelets- Narrow ribbon- Top Note diecut & […]

Things To Come

Here's a quick peek at a new tutorial coming your way this week. The Top Note die-cut flap opens up to reveal a sizable container…just right for a small gift, Thanksgiving favor or chocolates. Any guesses on the stamp set used for the image in the flower's build-a-brad center? Remember you can click on any […]