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Cheiron Brandon
Bayonne, NJ
Interests: Stamping, cardmaking, stamping instructor NY NJ
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge theme is Emboss It and the design team is using any kind of Embossing-heat, dry, embossing paste...you name it. I wanted to use... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge theme is SPOTS AND DOTS and the design team is using products from Paper Smooches. I've used this cute critter from the Little... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Making the tags each month for the 12 Tags of 2014 is definitely fun for me. I have been collecting so many of Tim's ideaology trinkets for years and keeping them in their packaging. I don't want to even open... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Playing along with Tim's tags of 2014 for July...and I couldn't love this theme more! The bubbles texture fade really makes this tag come to life. And just for fun, I've added a bright pink seahorse. Here's a close up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Let's Be Clear-just use something "clear" on your card (acetate, vellum, clear embossing paste, etc) and the design team is using products... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Today I'm sharing a project I made for the CC3 Challenge. This challenge follows along with the techniques in Tim Holtz's latest book, Compendium of Curiousities III, and this week's Altered Burlap Panel can be found on p.37. This is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Another fun card using Tim Holtz's watercolor background technique and stencils. I made quite a few of these backgrounds while playing with this technique for the June tag and I thought I would start turning them into cards. I loved... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Shake It! (make a shaker card or packet) and the Design Team is using Simon Says Stamp exclusive products. DId you know... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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One more project before June is over! This month's 12 Tags of 2014 is all about the watercolor look....this is a look I use frequently with my stencils and it is becoming even more fun to do with the Mini... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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The Ink Pad (NYC), 13 7th Avenue, New York, NY (212) 463-9876 *please call the store directly to sign up* Lighthearted Lawn Fawn Cards Thursday, July 17th 7:15-9:30pm Join Cheiron to make a set of whimsical, happy cards using the latest release from Lawn Fawn including the Chit Chat, Life Is Good and Love You S’more sets. These stamp sets all have coordinating dies which are sure to give your cards some “pop”. These all occasion card designs will feature a variety of stamping techniques, embellishments and styles that are sure to please any recipient. Stenciled Backgrounds Thursday, August 14th... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at cheiron's stamping classes
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I have a fun art journaling guest post over at Ronda Palazzari's blog today! I'll walk you through the steps I took to make this journal page. Hope you'll stop over and take a look: Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. Before moving onto the challenge, we have a Design Team Call, if you are interested in applying please CLICK HERE for more details. This week's challenge... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is You Gotta Have Friends and the design team is using stamps from Art Impressions. These friends are hanging out and DEFINITELY having... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Stencil It and the design team is using stencils from The Crafter's Workshop. I couldn't wait to use this City Grid stencil... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Summer is heating up and I'll be staying cool and crafty teaching these fun classes in NYC and NJ in June. Be sure to check out my classes page for all the details. Please call the store(s) directly to sign... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Anything Goes and the design team is using products from Ranger Industries. Why not try out some fun Mini Distress Inks and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Happy Monday and Happy 1,000 You Tube subscribers to the super sweet and talented Laura over at www.makingcardsisfun.com! Today I am joining along in the celebration with a video hop and I'll be showing you how I made this fun... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Anything Goes and the design team is using products from Lil' Inker Designs and/or Newton's Nook. I used one of my all... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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The Ink Pad (NYC), 13 7th Avenue, New York, NY (212) 463-9876 *please call the store directly to sign up* Mini Altered Matchboxes Tuesday, June 24th 7:15-9:15pm Join Cheiron to make a trio of mini altered matchboxes. We will make 3 different boxes incorporating painting, collage and more. We will use the Tim Holtz Movers & Shapers matchbook die as the base for our projects, then spend the night decorating and personalizing these mini treasures that would be great for display or to give as a gift. Please feel free to bring any tiny treasures you may want to incorporate!... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at cheiron's stamping classes
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Travel and/or Vacation and the design team is using products from Studio Calico. There is no where I would rather travel to... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Die Crazy and the design team is using Simon Says Stamp Exclusive dies! There are so many fun dies in the Simon... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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This may be my favorite Tim tag yet. I am playing along with the 12 Tags of 2014 and I just loved diving into my collection of trinkets. The shadow press folder was so fun to use to create a... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Spring Flowers and the design team is using products from Penny Black. I just love this sweet little Magical Mimi sitting on... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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Time for a new challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. This week's challenge is Anything Goes and the design team is using products from Lawn Fawn. A fun and sunshiny card from me this week using... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life
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The end of the month and a last minute creation for the 12 Tags of 2014 for April. I truly enjoy creating these tags each month and following along with Tim. The entire process is fun, and I am always... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at cheiron's crafty life