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allison kreft
San Jose, CA
Hi, I'm Allison Kreft Abad, I love designing products that inspire others to be creative.
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I'm finally back in the hot shop glass studio after a 2 year break! I've been making glass cacti, pumpkins and new necklaces. Sign up for my newsletter to be the first to know when I put them for sale online! And thanks to everyone at Craftcation 2022 who bought... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2022 at Allison Kreft Abad
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. I recently got the Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine, and I have to say I wish I had gotten it sooner. With the holidays fast approaching and being at home more than normal... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2020 at Allison Kreft Abad
I've been in the hot shop making these new hand blown glass cacti in a variety of colors. Check them out at, and if you see a color combo that is sold out contact me for a custom one :) d5fa340bc035ae2d7b97a73418e5b91fe80a49a6eb064af939 Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Allison Kreft Abad
Last weekend was the Harvest Faire Show- which got me back in the studio to blow some glass! I made these fun glass cacti for the first time! They sold out but I will be making more and listing them in my Etsy shop in November. Feel free to contact... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Allison Kreft Abad
This is why I love working at Mixbook. My kids already cherish the photo books I have created for them. Makes me so happy to see this, they will have these moments documented forever We recently took my Sprinkled with Love designs and made it one of our new photo... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at Allison Kreft Abad
My new collection #Happy with Webster's Pages will be shipping the beginning on March. #Happy includes gorgeous papers, stickers, paperclips, enamel dots, vellums & gold foil to help you celebrate & document any occasion! Stickers 12 x 12 Cardstock Stickers Little Letter Stickers and Paper Clips Enamel Dots and Bulk... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Allison Kreft Abad
Spoonflower just announced new minky fabric. I'm so excited, I will be making lots of projects with this in the future, it's so cuddly & soft. I was also happily surprised that they used my Hot Air Balloon and Hexagon fabrics for one of their featured projects on their website.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Allison Kreft Abad
Here's some photos from my trip last week to CHA. I released a new collection for Webster's pages called #Happy at this show. I'll post more details about the collection soon, (it's shipping in Febrary.) As always it was a fantasic show and I loved meeting new people and seeing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Allison Kreft Abad
Do you believe in love at first sight? You might after you see this latest collection for Echo Park Papers. "Lucky In Love” has a mix of traditional and trendy patterns and elements. This collection includes patterned papers, alpha and element sticker sheets, designer dies, and a clear 4X6 stamp... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
It's that time of year again! I've been busy blowing glass for a number of art shows and craft fairs I've been participating in. I always like to update my etsy shop with some new hand-blown glass pumpkins and ornaments. You can visit my store here. \ Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
I'm so excited to finally share a special project I've been working on. I designed a baby book template with @Shutterfly There's color options for boys or girls, the style is called Noah's Ark. It's loosely based after Hello World, but I made some changes to keep it simple &... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
This month I was invited to be featured as the guest DT at Studio Calico. It was very inspiring to use the Walden Scrapbook Kit & Project Life kit. Here are a few projects I created for Studio Calico and you can see more at my gallery there. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
I've been playing with new fabric designs lately. You can check out my spoonflower shop to see some of the newest designs. You may recognize a few from my Hello World & Sprinkled with Love paper collections. Also follow me on instagram for daily posts @allisonkreft Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
Check out the Scrapbook and Cards Today Magazine Blog to see my Trend Friend interview with Megan Hoeppner. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
Have you heard of Clique Kits? It's a super cute kit club. This month the kit includes part of the new Capture Life collection mixed with other fun products and embellishments. I'm also the Designer in the Spotlight for Clique kits this month ♥. Visit their blog to check it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
My new collection "Hello World" is shipping now. Check you favorite LSS or online store for them. It's also available from The layouts below use the papers, stickers, paper clips, charms, cameos, photo corners & trim all from the new collection. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
I wanted to share this layout I created using my Sprinkled with Love collection from Websters Pages. I used the lightbulb paperclips on twine to make it look like they are hanging. You can get the collection at your favorite LSS, Websters Pages and also 2 Peas. Related articles Introducing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
Idecided to make a pinata for my daughter's birthday. I followed these instructions from this OhHappyDay tutorial, but made a few minor changes. I used washi tape to hold it together. To make the scallops even I created a cardboard template and traced it with a pencil. I also used... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
Recently Kryssi from Mama Elephant sent me some of her amazing stamps & pigments ink pads to try out. Here's the layout I created with a mix of their products and mine. Check out the Mama Elephant blog from more detials. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
yes Connie! those are real dies :)
Hi virginia ogg, The winners are listed in the photo, there are Lorrie, Maggie, FynesDesigns & Crystal. Thanks, Allison
Toggle Commented Mar 18, 2014 on Winners & Adelle's piñata at Allison Kreft Abad
I made this for Adelle's party. More pics & some tips for creating it coming soon. Here are the winners. Thanks everyone who entered, I loved reading the comments!! Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
**Giveaway** I'm excited to host a giveaway of the new "Capture Life" collection here. To enter leave a comment below. I will draw a winner a random to receive a sampling of the new products. For extra chances to win visit my facebook page & Instagram (@allisonkreft). Winners will be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad
I'm delighted to show you my newest release with Echo Park Papers. Capture life is a hip & fresh collection perfect for documenting your daily activities. This line includes 12 double-sided patterned papers, 6x6 paper pads and 3 double-sided distressed solid papers. Also from this collection are the new designer... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Allison Kreft Abad