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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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Are you in the midst of preparing for a frightfully sweet Halloween season? This time of year presents so many opportunities for crafting -- everything from party invitations and spooky greetings to decor items and delightfully wicked favors. My Favorite Things has challenged the design team to up our Halloween game by creating a plethora of seasonal projects! Here's what I have for you today -- a bunch of felt Hallowee decor items! A dimensional... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at PaperFections
Elizabeth -- thanks so much! Yes, if you click on the Embossing Pastes thumbnail in my supply list, that will take you to the website page where you can scroll down a little and find the pearlescent. It's beautiful in real life!
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Welcome to this new monthly feature from the My Favorite Things Design Team! The monthly focus will always be on organization but the area and type of organization will change each month. I'm really looking forward to gradually getting different areas of my studio more organized and efficient AND seeing all the different suggestions from the team! Thin, versatile, durable -- stencils are all of that and more! If you haven’t amassed a collection of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PaperFections
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Hi, everyone -- I'm back with more Fall inspiration today, since I can't get enough of these beautiful Falling Leaves Die-namics from My Favorite Things! While cleaning up my desk after the end of last week's MFT September Release frenzy, I came across this leftover piece of negative die cut Wild Cherry cardstock and just had to put it to use! This week's Wednesday Stamp Club #195 sketch was my inspiration. As you can see,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at PaperFections
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Fall is definitely on its way to the south here, so I'm celebrating the cooler weather today, with this door leaf wreath celebration card: You can find all the details on how to create it over in Ellen Hutson's the CLASSroom today ... I hope you'll join me! Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at PaperFections
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As the official date of Fall/Autumn approaches here in the U.S. and the last of the warm summer temps leave, I found myself decorating my house for the next season. After hanging a wreath full of rich colorful leaves on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at the CLASSroom
Mary, thanks so much for your feedback -- I was afraid people wouldn't want to watch it because of the length and I couldn't figure out how to speed it up! Thanks so much for your sweet compliments!
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Hello and welcome to My Favorite Things September Release Rewind! The design team hopes to inspire you with more ideas for those new September 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'm having a few computer problems at the moment, so all products used are linked at this bottom of the post). Since Fall... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at PaperFections
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The time has come . . . Welcome to the September 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! Be sure to leave a comment here on my blog post, to be entered for your chance at winning a $100 gift voucher (see last paragraph below for details)! Tonight I'm... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at PaperFections
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Welcome back to the final day of My Favorite Things September Release Countdown -- the new products will be available in the MFT Boutique TONIGHT, Tues, Sept 16 at 10pm Eastern! Some of today's new September featured products are the fabulous new Free with $60 product -- Many Thanks Die-namics: I love the large format and font of these three words ... they make thank you cards extra easy and pretty! Here, I die cut... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at PaperFections
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Welcome back to the 5th day of My Favorite Things September Release Countdown -- just ONE more day until the new products are available in the MFT Boutique tomorrow night -- Tues, Sept 16 at 9pm Central! Today's new September featured products are some gorgeous new Falling Leaves Die-namics, along with a wonderful Thankful Thoughts stamp set and coordinating Words of Gratitude Die-namics. I combined them all on this 8-1/2" x 11" photo mat frame... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at PaperFections
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Welcome back to the 5th day of My Favorite Things September Release Countdown -- just 2 more days until the new products are available in the MFT Boutique on Tues, Sept 16! Today's new September MFT featured products are a darling new Pure Innocence addition -- Peanut Butter & Jelly and the new Pinking Edge Rectangle STAX Die-namics: I combined this adorable PI girl with the awesome new Lunchbox Die-namics to create a shaker card!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at PaperFections
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All gorgeous, Keisha! I particularly love the Out on a Limb circles used on the flower stems -- genius!
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Welcome back to the third day of My Favorite Things September Release Countdown! One more bit of blog navigation I wanted to mention before we get started today: If you are ever looking for a particular project here on my blog and don't have too good of luck with the Search or Category sections over in my right sidebar ==>, you can always try the Photo Albums (scroll down towards the bottom of the right... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at PaperFections
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Before we get started with My Favorite Things September Release Countdown today, I have a little bit of housekeeping about my blog I'd like to mention: I've updated my sidebar list of Favorite Tried-and-True Supplies & Tools (scroll down just a bit over there, under Categories ==> You'll also find some quick links to help you navigate to different areas of the MFT Boutique (store) ... I hope you'll find this list useful! (You can... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at PaperFections
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Hello and welcome to the first day of My Favorite Things September Release Countdown! Before we get started, I wanted to be sure you don't miss out on this fabulous sale: You still have about 24 hours left for the sale, which ends tomorrow (Wednesday) night, September 10 at 11:59pm Eastern. It's your chance to check out MFT's brand new, beautiful website, make a wish list, and even see a collection of the Best Sellers... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at PaperFections
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With school back in full swing, I was in the mood to do some scholastic themed stamping today! Here's what I came up with: I used the new monthly Color Palette Challenge from My Favorite Things: Along with MFT's current Wednesday Stamp Club sketch #192. You can play along with the sketch, too, for your chance to win a MFT gift certificate! Makes for a quick and easy card ... just choose a stamp set... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at PaperFections
Steph, I edited the post to add that info -- in the paragraph before the last photo. Sorry about that! :)
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Hello and happy weekend! Today over in Ellen Hutson's the CLASSroom I'm sharing how to create a shaker card out of some unusual elements . . . I hope you'll join me there and have a terrific weekend! Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at PaperFections
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Fall is my absolute favorite time of year -- I love all kinds of leaf/botanical images and the deep, rich colors of the season are amazing this time of year! So I thought I would try rolling all of Fall's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at the CLASSroom
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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 Sep 1, 2014 at PaperFections
Gorgeous, Kittie!!
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2014 on Beach Scene by Kittie Caracciolo at the CLASSroom
Gorgeous projects, Keisha!
Toggle Commented Aug 26, 2014 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