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Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-04-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By CreativeCardsea
@3ddesigns: We are kindred spirits! I am...

@3ddesigns:
We are kindred spirits!

I am making 2020 my no-spend year and I won't even be shopping for adhesive refills. I bought a few refills right after Christmas with a giftcard, and I'm...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-01-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By CreativeCardsea
@ meowchow: The aftermath of a big change can be...

@ meowchow: The aftermath of a big change can be scary, but it's also tremendously exciting. You're going from something that was an obligation - something that you burned out on - and into...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-31-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By CreativeCardsea
The last big thing I wanted to tackle is how to...

The last big thing I wanted to tackle is how to be productive and build habits around using up your stash. I saved this post for last because pacing is very personal - what works for me might not...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-29-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By CreativeCardsea
If you're not 100% sure if watercoloring will be...

If you're not 100% sure if watercoloring will be for you, you can do some background techniques using your inkpads (like distress ink or dye ink) and watercolor paper. It can give some fun watercolor...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-29-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Having measurable progress is going to be very...

Having measurable progress is going to be very important, especially when you're just starting out.

At the start, the gap between what you have in your stash and how much you've used is going to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-28-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Now that you've got a plan with a nifty tree...

Now that you've got a plan with a nifty tree diagram, it's time to get organized.

The first step is going to be to *GASP!* ditch your current organization system. I know, this is crazy talk right...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-27-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Okay, friends, I'm armed with my cup of coffee...

Okay, friends, I'm armed with my cup of coffee and freshly cracked knuckles, so let's get down to nitty gritty details of a monumental goal like using up a stash. I'll be spreading things over a few...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-26-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Using my stash

For the past few years, I've set a crafty goal for myself - both as a way to keep me motivated and as a way to help me establish good habits. One of my goals in the previous years was to make a card...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-26-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Stamping Bella has a lot of curly-haired girls....

Stamping Bella has a lot of curly-haired girls. I'm partial to the Tiny Townies, personally: Tiny Townies (https://stampingbella.com/shop/index.php?route=product/category&path=18_87&page=1)
They are...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-28-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,771
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I've participated in a few challenges, but I've...

I've participated in a few challenges, but I've come to accept that they're not my cup of tea. I would often end up more stressed than inspired, or compare my project with other people's projects too...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-06-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,624
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Personally, I really like all the cute critters,...

Personally, I really like all the cute critters, fun people characters and whimsical designs. I find them charming and I really enjoy coloring them in bright and cheery colors. I also find them...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-15-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,496
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I wasn't a demonstrator. I only ever placed 5...

I wasn't a demonstrator. I only ever placed 5 orders with SU, and most of it was for paper, inkpads and adhesive. But I've definitely felt the too-many-new-releases burn out. With so many awesome...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-14-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Recently, I ordered some Copics and refills from...

Recently, I ordered some Copics and refills from Markerpop (http://www.markerpop.com/catalog/markers/copic.html) and from ScrapbookPal (https://www.scrapbookpal.com/copic-ink-refills/). Both had...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-09-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By CreativeCardsea
My go-to for any kind of treat project is Sam...

My go-to for any kind of treat project is Sam (PootlesPapercraft). She has a YT with detailed videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/PootlesPapercraft as well as a blog with written instructions. I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-23-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,456
Posted By CreativeCardsea
With just a week left in 2018, I think I did...

With just a week left in 2018, I think I did pretty amazing on my goals and I am so excited and motivated to get going on 2019 goals.

My goals were:

- Make a card every day in 2018.
I went...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-16-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,650
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Like a lot of us, I have a giant collection of...

Like a lot of us, I have a giant collection of things in my stash I bought because it caught my eye, or because it was on sale or because I saw a cool project someone else did that I wanted to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-11-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,797
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I joined Instagram fairly recently, myself. It's...

I joined Instagram fairly recently, myself. It's much easier to use than some of the other social media I've tried.

@creativecardsea (https://www.instagram.com/creativecardsea/)

:D
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-12-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I've ordered from them directly several times in...

I've ordered from them directly several times in the past and had a really positive experience. Everything came quickly, in great condition and well-packaged. Tracking was provided, so it made it...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-11-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By CreativeCardsea
C.C. Designs has a whole bunch of great teen...

C.C. Designs has a whole bunch of great teen stamps in the Roberto's Rascals line:
https://ccdesignsrs.com/collections/roberto/products/robertos-rascals-selfiegirls-rubber-stamp...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-05-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,930
Posted By CreativeCardsea
It's August already! I feel like time is speeding...

It's August already! I feel like time is speeding up way too fast for my liking.

July went by swimmingly for me again. I made a card every day and blogged about almost all of them: Creative...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-02-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,265
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I have a daily planner for work where I also jot...

I have a daily planner for work where I also jot down things like appointments. It's a functional planner and I don't decorate it in any way (outside occasionally using colorful pens). And I kind of...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-24-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I'm not sure about those exact colors, but I do...

I'm not sure about those exact colors, but I do own a few of the Pitt pens thanks to Vicky Papaioannou's art journaling videos on YT. So, maybe you were hooked by her videos, too? She has a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-12-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I know there's a couple of places that use...

I know there's a couple of places that use peach-tinted photopolymer (ex. Jaded Blossom, Pretty Cute Stamps), so it could be normal if the tint is uniform and subtle. I don't have any stamps by My...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-07-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,272
Posted By CreativeCardsea
Ah, we posted at the same time and linked the...

Ah, we posted at the same time and linked the same video, Beth! Great minds think alike. :D
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-07-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,272
Posted By CreativeCardsea
I use tape runners - and prefer them over other...

I use tape runners - and prefer them over other types of glue and tape. However, I only use dot tape style (example: Amazon.com: Kokuyo Dotliner strong adhesive Tape Glue: Home Improvement...
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