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Craft and Connect Free Meet Up April 2

Hello crafty friends! The cutest Paper Pumpkin arrived and I can’t wait to share it with you! It came with enough supplies to make 9 cloth bunny treat bags and 9 bags. Want to make this with me? Join my free Coffee + Crafts meet up on Sunday April 2 from 10 am to noon. Craft and connect over coffee and bagels! This is a great time to check out what Paper Pumpkin is all about, for free. If you’d like to learn more about it go over to the Paper Pumpkin section of this website. Right now when you…

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How to make your own watercolor looking paper

If you past this past Saturday’s free crafting meet-up at Old New York Deli & Bakery Co. in Camarillo – never fear, a tutorial is here! I gathered with a few lovely crafters to show them how to make a watercolor look using pencils an blender pens. This is a very forgiving technique and the lace stamps on top really create a beautiful effect.  Here are the supplies you need to create this card: Product List Simply Scored [122334] Bone Folder [102300] Tip Top Taupe 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [138336] Night Of Navy 8-1/2″ X 11″ Card Stock [100867] Whisper…

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Mark Your Calendar for March Crafting Events

Spring is coming! Despite the heavy rains we’re experiencing in California, the few days of sunshine in between storms show that the greenery is sprouting and flowers are soon to come. With that some truly inspired crafting events are just around the corner. Check out my list of classes for March and mark your calendars! March 4 Coffee + Crafts at Old New York Deli and Bakery in Camarillo from 10 am to noon Come by to craft and connect over coffee and delicious bagels! We’ll make a card using water color pencils, blender pen and a gorgeous lacey stamp…

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Foxy Friends Bookmark Card

Do you have an avid reader in your life? I made this card with my niece in mind! She needs to be read to every night for her pre-school homework and I wanted to make her a card she could use. I became inspired to create a bookmark card! The bookmark on this card is adhered with 2 glue dots and can be removed easily, so the bookmark can be put to use! Here’s what you need to recreate this card: Product List Foxy Friends Photopolymer Stamp Set [141549] Foxy Friends Photopolymer Bundle [142326] A Little Foxy Designer Series Paper…

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Bingo and Crafting Night February 18th

You are INVITED!   Join us for a night of fun! A group of crafters are getting together for a Bingo and Crafting night on February 18th from 6 to 9pm.   $30 gives you 4 BINGO Cards, Crafting Prizes, 4 handmade cards to create (in-between rounds).  PrePay RSVPs required.   Extra boards to play (raise your chances to win GREAT Prizes!!) are $5 each. Grand Prize boards (BONUS 6th Round for all who purchase and join the fun) are $5 each – all proceeds of this will go towards the winners for Grand Prizes in SHOPPING SPREES!!   Join US…

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Wine Wednesday Crafting | Die Cutting, Paper Punches and more!

Please join me on Wednesday, February 8 for a fun night of sipping some wine and creating 4 dazzling cards! We’ll be using the Big Shot to do die-cutting (like the pink glimmer hot air balloon below!) along with using paper punches and doing a little “fussy cutting”. This class is $15 or free with a minimum Stampin’ Up crafting supply order. You get to take home 4 hand made cards. Not only will we use different cutting techniques but also dabble in sponging and water coloring. Shaker cards are my most favorite type of card to make. I just…

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Mark Your Calendar for February Crafting Events

A new month of crafting is fast approaching – be sure to mark your calendars and RSVP by emailing me at moisstamping@gmail.com Are you ready for some fun? February 4 Coffee + Crafts at Old New York Deli and Bakery in Camarillo from 10 am to noon Come by to craft and connect over coffee and delicious bagels! We’ll dig into the newest Paper Pumpkin kit to create Valentine’s Day Treat Bags. This crafting session is free so bring a friend and RSVP to let me know you’ll be there! February 8 Wine and Crafting at my in-home studio in…

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Paper Pumpkin January 2017

Don’t you just love getting happy mail? I do! Last night when I came home from work an orange box was waiting for meee!! My Paper Pumpkin Kit for the month of January arrived and I took to Facebook Live to share what I found inside. Take a look: Interested in Paper Pumpkin? There is a special going on right now where you get a discount and FREE crafting goodies from the Sale-a-bration catalog! Here are the details: Month Prepaid Subscription (137859) $59 $55 USD Save on a 3-month prepaid subscription and instantly qualify for a FREE Sale-A-Bration item! 12-Month Prepaid…

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Wine Wednesday Crafting | Water Color Techniques

This Wednesday from 7 pm to 9 pm join me at my in-home studio to sip some wine and create 4 unique cards using different water color techniques. RSVP by emailing me at moisstamping@gmail.com and I’ll send you the address. We’ll use different papers, water color pencils, ink, aqua pens, and blender pens to create water color effects. This class is $15 or free with a minimum purchase! You’ll walk away with 4 handmade cards and some new crafting knowledge. Don’t forget about the Sale-a-bration happening now! If you come to the class on Wednesday I will have the new Occasions catalog…

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Let the Sale-a-Bration Begin!

Today is the first day of the big Sale-a-bration! The brand new 2017 Occasions Catalog is now available and you get to pick out free goodies from the Sale-a-bration catalog. There are THREE ways to earn your FREE crafting supplies. Click here to browse all three catalogs available now! SHOP For every $50 you spend out of the regular catalog or the Occasions catalog you can pick out a FREE item from the Sale-a-bration catalog! JOIN the Fam! Pick out $125 in anything you want and only pay $99 + tax (free shipping included!) and you will also get to…

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