How to Hold Life’s Joys and Challenges at the Same Time + Birthday Card Winner

I want to share with you a little bit about how I have been growing to experience joy and sadness at the same time. It’s been a lifelong journey (not one I was thrilled to take), but this is where I’m at on the map. There are probably no “proper” words to express how difficult…

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Express Yourself through Outfit: The Art of Color-Matching

What colors go together? Learn the basics of making stylish color choices for your outfits. One of the probably most demanding things in fashion is color matching your outfit. That is why many of us simply decide to go with the black and one more color since it’s easier to match. However, there are so many vibrant and lively colors out there just waiting to be picked.

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Swedish Dala Horse Ribbon is back by popular demand!

Cherish Flieder's Dala Horse Ribbon

Dala Horse Ribbon The lovely Renaissance Ribbons is weaving up some more of my Dala Horse ribbon design just in time for your Christmas crafting and Swedish sewing projects! It was an honor to be asked to re-issue this best-selling ribbon for the upcoming Holiday season. They not only do they make the most luscious French-style woven…

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Better Homes and Gardens Editor’s Choice Washi Tape Design

How exciting it was to see one of my custom designed washi tape design packs selected as “Editor’s Choice” on Better Home’s and Gardens website shop along side of many of the other designs I’ve created!   How do you like to use washi tape? I use it in my day planner and card making…

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Around the World with 80 Artists

Around the World with 80 Artists: A Creative Art Academy Arts and Crafts Adventure   This is an incredible collection of craft ideas from around the globe. I am honored to be a contributor and applaud Mahe Zehra Husain for her vision to unify creators around the world with a beautiful spark of inspiration and…

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5 Ways to Create a Home That Shows off Your Fashion Sense

5 Ways to Create a Home That Shows off Your Fashion Sense

Decorating should be a personal experience that helps you tell your story and show off your fashion sense, here are 5 tips to get you started.

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92 Pages of Free Holiday Coloring!

92 free holiday coloring book pages from Art Licensing Show

Download 92 FREE Holiday Coloring Pages to SHARE with your groups, friends & family! Do you know of any children’s hospitals, nursing homes, recovery support groups, counseling centers, shelters, study groups, places of healing and hope, schools, anywhere where people gather and would enjoy coloring some holiday art?

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No-Sew Natural Burlap Drawstring Bags Craft

This blog hop is sponsored by BurlapFabric.com. They sent me these cute little natural burlap bag drawstring bags. I found these darling fabric and lace embellishments on wooden spools and thought they would look great on the little burlap drawstring bags. After testing out the best colors and positioning of the trim. I cut it down…

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Decorate Plain Party Paper with Washi Tape

Transform plain cupcakes into a reason to celebrate with these easy to make washi tape embellishments.

Turn plain paper into PARTY TIME with a little decorative washi tape. This month’s DCC craft designer blog hop is all about parties! Over the last year our design studio, Cherished Solutions, llc  has been working to design fun washi tape designs. We have designed everything from the sports washi tape you see here to the…

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Washi Tape Garden Plant Markers

Washi Tape Garden Plant Markers - DIY

Happy May. Specifically, Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today’s our first Monday, monthy CHA Designer Blog Hop (see the banner to the right to keep hopping). The theme is “How does your garden grow?” My response…well, my seedlings got off to a late start so they are still sprouting up and growing roots. I’m just at…

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