Recessed Die Cut Backgrounds and Die Cut Heart Flowers

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Have you ever wanted to decorate the inside of your card, but weren’t sure how?  A recessed background is a great way to decorate both the inside and outside together.  A few of your favorite dies is all you need to create the beautiful flowers in this recessed background.  

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!!

Happy Eclipse Day! Is there any better way to start off this exciting day, then by announcing the Free Stuff Friday winner? Congratulations to…Dianne G.! Enjoy your Tie-Dye Kit!

Tulip Ultimate One-Step Tie-Dye Kit – Includes 5 squeeze bottles containing dye, 5 dye packets, 8 protective gloves, 40 rubber bands and a project sheet. The colors include Purple, Fuchsia, Lime, Turquoise and Yellow. Enough to dye up to 30 projects!

The winning answer to “What craft supply can you never have too much of?” is…

     ”I will view the eclipse on television where I have a front seat view!”

Yay! Now go grab your NASA approved safety glasses, and enjoy the show!

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week.  Check back on Friday for your chance to win!!

Story Stones

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A lot of the time, the simplest toys can be the most fun, and that’s why I love the idea behind story stones. They’re simple painted rocks with objects that can help build the scene for a story. They encourage kids to be creative and use their imaginations! Here are some great story stone ideas.

DIY Story Stones

DIY Story Stones

Customize your stones to fit your child’s personality. Design the rocks based on their favorite toys, food, and places.

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Free Stuff Friday!!

It’s Friday, and it’s still SUMMER (barely). To celebrate the last few weeks of Summer we have a Tulip Ultimate One-Step Tie-Dye Kit to give away!

Tulip Ultimate One-Step Tie-Dye Kit – Includes 5 squeeze bottles containing dye, 5 dye packets, 8 protective gloves, 40 rubber bands and a project sheet. The colors include Purple, Fuchsia, Lime, Turquoise and Yellow. Enough to dye up to 30 projects!

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winners and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of the week (In honor of our office being barely out of The Path of Totality) : Where do you plan on viewing the eclipse on Monday?

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Birthday Wishes Using the Card Weaving Technique

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

A fun weaving technique gives this birthday card a little extra pop!

Create this stunning card with just a few simple steps.  Its elegant design makes it great for any occasion from birthday to anniversary and everywhere in between. This design is one that you will love so much that you will look for reasons to use it!

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