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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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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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Time for the April edition of the CHA Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop and the theme this month is April Showers / May Flowers. How's about April flowers? Well for my post I decided to pull out the old crafty... Continue reading
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I have made a promise to get a jump on the holidays this year! (I still - I mean - I already have my Christmas decorations up! :) ) Actually right now I have Easter on my brain so for... Continue reading
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January is a special month for me because that's when the Craft and Hobby Association has its annual Winter trade show in Anaheim and boy is it fun! It's a chance for retailers, manufacturers, craft designers and others in the... Continue reading
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I am a November baby and I love the cool weather of late Fall and Winter. The colder the better! So for this month's Designer Craft Connection Blog hop,I thought I'd share a recent project that I made by carving... Continue reading
Hi Lyneen! Thank you so much! He was really fun to make!
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Thank you, Barbara! He is happy thinking of snow and icicle pie! :)
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