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Sharon Harnist
Wishing I was on a sunny sandy white beach, lying under a palm tree, listening to the surf!
Freelance designer in the papercrafting industry: http://paperfections.typepad.com/paperfections/papercrafting-resume.html
Interests: Rubberstamping, photography, scrapbooking, papercrafting, family activities, movies & tropical vacations.
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Hello and happy Monday to you all -- I hope all my U.S. friends are enjoying a little time off on this long holiday weekend. I had the chance to do a little stamping and have a birthday card to share with you -- it uses the current MFT Wednesday Stamp Club sketch #191. You can find out more about MFT's weekly challenge and how you can participate, to possibly win some stamping goodies (and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at PaperFections
Gorgeous, Kittie!!
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Beach Scene by Kittie Caracciolo at the CLASSroom
Gorgeous projects, Keisha!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on MFTs Aug Creative Challenge at A Bit East-coast
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Hello and welcome to the August My Favorite Things Design Team Creative Challenge! Watercolor is a medium that’s been around forever but is experiencing a resurgence in popularity in the crafting, card-making, and scrapbooking world. This month, the MFT Design Team will show you ways to achieve the look with stamps, stencils, and inks! (Products used for each project are linked below each project. Click on any photo for a larger view). My first project... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at PaperFections
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I have to admit to needing a few of these kind of birthday cards every now and then ... how about you? :) This darling new You've Got Mail stamp set from My Favorite Things just might make the recepient forget all about the lateness of your delivery, don't you think? And that sweet little coordinating You've Got Mail envelope Die-namics is FREE this month with your purchase (click here to find out more detials)!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at PaperFections
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Hello and happy Saturday! Today over in Ellen Hutson's the CLASSroom, I have this Copic-colored velum birthday cupcake card to share! I hope you'll join me to find out how you can successfully use your Copic markers on vellum, and a few more tips to working with vellum. Enjoy your weekend! Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at PaperFections
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Hello and happy Friday! I'm here today to share a soft look you can achieve by using Copic markers to color vellum, for this birthday cupcake card: To get started, I stamped this fun Birthday Blueprint cling stamp by Tim... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at the CLASSroom
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Hello and welcome to the My Favorite Things August Release Rewind - Day 2! I hope to inspire you with more ideas for those new August products you've purchased and are patiently waiting on to be delivered, or to help you finish up your shopping, if you are still on the fence about anything! I didn't get a chance during the release to play with the adorable new Birdie Brown Witch Way is the Candy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at PaperFections
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Hello and thank you for joining me today! I have another "bonus" August My Favorite Things New Product Launch project to share today, which (loosely!) uses MFT's new Weekly Stamp Club Sketch #189 <== Be sure to enter for your chance to win some MFT cash to spend in their online store!). Here's my card: I just can't get enough of the new Spider Web Cover-Up Die-namics -- I especially like it cut from Translucent... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at PaperFections
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The time has come . . . Welcome to the August New Product Launch from My Favorite Things! This is the design team's chance to highlight and share more of the new release products that are NOW AVAILABLE for purchase at the MFT Store! Check out the MFT Blog for complete NPL details and be sure to leave a comment here on this blog post, to be entered for your chance at winning a $100... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at PaperFections
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Welcome to countdown day 1 of My Favorite Things August Release! The new products will be available at 10pm Eastern TONIGHT, August 12! Be sure to head over to the MFT Blog to see today’s full product reveals AND enter for your chance to win a $75 gift voucher on each of the 7 countdown day blog posts! For my first project, I used today's featured fun new Spooky Scene Die-namics and Spooky Sentiments stamp... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at PaperFections
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Welcome to countdown day 3 of My Favorite Things August Release! The new products will be available at 10pm EST on August 12! Be sure to head over to the MFT Blog to see today’s full product reveals AND enter for your chance to win a $75 gift voucher on each of the 7 countdown day blog posts! My project includes today's featured Pure Innocence Batty About You stamp set and coordinating Die-namics, along with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at PaperFections
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I've been playing with Ranger's new Specialty Stamping Paper and discovered a watercolor look using Copic markers! I hope you'll join me over in Ellen Hutson's the CLASSroom to find out all the details! I'll be back late tonight with more August Release Countdown inspiration from My Favorite Things . . . Happy weekend! Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at PaperFections
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Ranger recently released a new Specialty Stamping Paper (in 8-1/2 x 11 or 12 x 12 sizes) that I couldn't wait to try. It has a unique matte coated surface which is suitable for many kinds of great techniques. Think... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at the CLASSroom
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Welcome to countdown day 5 of My Favorite Things August Release! The new products will be available at 10pm EST on August 12! Be sure to head over to the MFT Blog to see today’s full product reveals AND enter for your chance to win a $75 gift voucher on each of the 7 countdown day blog posts! For today's project, I used the fun new Centerpieces Spooky Window Die-namics to create this card: It... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at PaperFections
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Adorable, Heather!
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2014 on Bear Love You by Heather Campbell at the CLASSroom
I was going to email you yesterday, Amy, to tell you what a great job you did/are doing on the product videos -- Congrats! And fabulous cards!
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Welcome to countdown day 6 of My Favorite Things August Release! The new products will be available at 10pm EST on August 12! Be sure to head over to the MFT Blog to see today’s full product reveals AND enter for your chance to win a $75 gift voucher on each of the 7 countdown day blog posts! For today's project, I created an 8-inch scrap page using three new August products being featured today:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at PaperFections
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Hello and welcome to an exciting week of the My Favorite Things August Release Countdown! Be sure to head over to the MFT Blog to see today’s full product reveals AND enter for your chance to win a $75 gift voucher on each of the 7 countdown day blog posts there! I have two projects for you today. My first card uses the fabulous new Blueprints 18, a fantastic Spotlight Sentiments stamp set, and new... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at PaperFections
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We needed a few thank you cards for my youngest's birthday gifts and this week's Wednesday Stamp Club sketch #187 from My Favorite Things came to the rescue! I looked through my stash to find an image befitting a 12-year old girl and came up with this sweet Pure Innocence Sending Big Hugs: I used MFT's Jumbo Fishtail Banner Die-namics to cut a piece of my Copic Watercolor Background and gave it the stitch detail... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at PaperFections
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I played around with a FUN new technique today . . . stenciled Copic "watercolor" for my August calendar! You can find all the details over in Ellen Hutson's the CLASSroom. Happy weekend! Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at PaperFections
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Can you believe this is the last weekend of July? The summer is almost over and school will be starting back next month! In preparation, I made my 6-inch calendar page using one of my favorite things -- Copic Various... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at the CLASSroom
Gorgeous cards, Keisha -- I love the soft colors and how you used the stripes!
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Classic patterns never go out of style and thanks to the plethora of designs My Favorite Things offers, your projects will never feel dated. Join the MFT designers as we inspire you this month with trendy and innovative projects centered on the pinnacle of patterns: the time-honored stripe! I created a striped patterned paper and a few other striped accents for this 8-inch scrap page: To create the striped paper, I mixed MFT's All Lined... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at PaperFections
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Hi, everyone and happy Friday! This week, My Favorite Things is sponsoring the Deconstructed Sketch 160: You'll want to play along for your chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the MFT Boutique! I thought I would play along, too (not eligible to win prize!), since sketches are one of my favorite challenges! Here's the card I created: I didn't get a chance to color this cute Birdie Brown Sweet Birthday Wishes during MFT's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at PaperFections