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Carmen
So Cal, California
I'm a mixed media artist, crafter and designer. I love to make things anything and everything! And I love to help others tap into their creativity with cool projects and fun supplies!
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Have you ever tried needle felting? Felting is a fun technique using a barbed needle to basically tangle two pieces of felt together. It's super easy and once you try it you'll be hooked! Well lucky me, this month the... Continue reading
Hi Robin! I'm so happy that you stopped by and that you like the project! Yey for the bees! :)
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Bzzz, bzzz, bzzz! Thank you, Heather! Happy Bees to you! :)
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Welcome to the Clearsnap and Smoothfoam blog hop! This was a fun opportunity to combine the two differerent products and boy do they work well together. For my project, I used a plain wood pinwheel which I colored with Smooch... Continue reading
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Time for another CHA Designer Craft Connection Blog Hop and the theme this month is "School Crafts". School to me always conjures up images of yellow pencils, notebook paper and chalkboards so I thought I'd do a variation of this... Continue reading
Aw, thank you Tiffany! It was so much fun playing with Cool2Cast. You got my crafty wheels a-spinning in my head! :)
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Hi Teresita! Yes, I am all about quick easy cleaning up because then that leaves more time for actually crafting! :)
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Hi Laurie! Oh you're going to have fun with Cool2Cast and Ann Butler Designs goodies!
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Nothing gets my crafty brain cells going like combining craft supplies and seeing what happens! As part of the Ann Butler Designs Design Team, we had the opportunity this month to add some extra magic to our projects by adding... Continue reading
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I love a crafty challenge! Every once in a while the Designer Craft Connection group of bloggers is invited to participate in a "Manufacturer's Challenge" where we're provided with a new craft product and challenged to come up with a... Continue reading
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You never know where inspiration will hit. I was at Target a few weeks ago and spotted this plain little wall sign which reads "little man". I immediately thought of my brother John because that was his nickname at Saint... Continue reading
Thank you, Ann! It's your beautiful inks and stamps that make it so fun!!!
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Aw, thank you Michelle! I'm so happy that you like it! Printing your own fabric is so fun!!
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For this month's Craft and Hobby Association Designer Craft Connection Blog hop, Carmen Flores Tanis shows you how to embellish a tote bag with patches made or fabric printed on a laser printer and painted with Ann Butler Crafters Ink pads. Continue reading
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May is certainly a busy month - what with May flowers blooming and Mother's Day to celebrate. I thought I'd share a project I made for Kool Tak a while back which would make the perfect flowery gift for Mother's... Continue reading
Hi Ann! I'm so glad you like it! Thank you for designing such lovely stamps and inks! I love them!! :)
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Thank you Lindsay! Oh, my cuts are pretty crooked. There are a few booboo's in there too where I looked away for a second and melted a gouge into the Smoothfoam. Doh! But it's amazing the goofs that you can fix with a little paint and glue! :)
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