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[16 May 2014 | One Comment | 1,947 views]
Daddy’s Toolbox and a Freebie!

Just in time for Father’s Day, I have updated and released my fabulous Daddy’s Toolbox Template, AND I’m giving away a FREE set of tools!
Check out what I did with this great template!  I used my new They Call Me Mom kit and the Daddy’s Toolbox Template Set.

Five years ago, I put together a fun little present for my husband, complete with a mini album.  I shared the tutorial here on my blog.  Please click on over to check it out!  I show you how I assembled the Daddy’s Toolbox …

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[8 Apr 2014 | 6 Comments | 1,568 views]
Easter Egg Ornament Template Tutorial

Check out my newest 3-dimensional box, the Easter Egg Ornament Template!  It is a great alternative to a HUGE Easter basket, because you can just put some jelly beans and chocolates, plus maybe a gift card or jewelry in the box and you’re done!  It’s a pretty and special gift without the plastic grass.  PLUS, this Easter Egg can be used for non-Easter themed gifts as well!  Don’t let the name “Easter Egg” put you in a box!

Assembling this cool box might look complicated, but it’s really not too difficult …

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[11 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 2,250 views]
Rose in Bloom Tutorial

I love that I can make my own pretty paper flowers with nothing but paper and glue!  No need to run to the craft store when I can whip these babies up in no time at all.  Using the Silhouette Cameo and my Rose in Bloom cut file to cut the paper make the process that much faster!  (But, don’t worry!  You can still use your scissors or craft knife with the pdf, png or psd file, and your flower will turn out just as awesome!)

(Click the image to …

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[14 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 2,435 views]
How To Create an Adorable Christmas Themed Candy Dispenser

 

You can find the Candy Dispenser Template Set and Cutting Files in my shop at Pixels and Company.  Grab the full set, which includes psd and pdf files for people who want to cut by hand, or grab just the cutting files if you have a digital die cut machine like the Silhouette Cameo!
Don’t you love that adorable digital kit?  It’s called 25 Days by Wishing Well Creations.  I just love it!!
This template is pretty little (about 4″ tall), and oh, so cute!  You can hold it in the palm …

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[29 Oct 2013 | 4 Comments | 2,732 views]
Tutorial:  Improve the photos of your papercraft projects today!!

I’m a papercraft template designer, so I’m constantly putting together little paper masterpieces and sharing my work online.  I have to tell you, though, getting the photos of my projects to properly represent the delicious hybrid work of art in my hand is very difficult, to say the least.  My project is always so much more vibrant than the photos I take.  It’s sort of disappointing!
Lucky for you, I’ve been at this for over 5 years, and I think I’ve finally got it figured out.
When taking photos of your papercraft, you have …

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[20 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 6,470 views]
The Petal Box Template and Tutorial: A New Release by Kelleigh Ratzlaff Designs

Introducing the brand new Petal Box Template Set and Cutting Files!
Isn’t it gorgeous?!  It was so much fun to create this adorable and unique papercraft box template with the funny little self-closing top!
You can purchase the entire Petal Box Template Set and Cutting Files, which includes the pdf files (to simply print the lines onto your paper), the psd files (Photoshop), and png files, as well all of the cutting file extensions:  svg, dxf, jpg, png and ai.  OR, if you are only interested in the Cutting Files, you can …

12 Days of Christmas, Freebie, Life »

[11 Dec 2012 | 3 Comments | 8,951 views]
12 Days Blog Hop: Free Printable Gift Card Envelope

Thanks so much for coming back for MORE awesome 12 Days of Christmas inspiration, freebies and more!
First, let’s catch up on everything that has happened so far!  Be sure to click over to check out these awesome posts!

Pamela shared her awesome Jesse Tree ornament tutorial and then I complicated it up by asking her to create a freebie add-on for those of use who are using the Jesus Storybook Bible advent reading plan.
I shared my Jesse Tree ornaments (which my boys LOVE) and showed you the Jesus Storybook Bible that …

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[5 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | 16,301 views]
12 Days Blog Hop: December Album Inspiration and a HUGE Digi Giveaway!

 
Head on over to Laura’s blog at Wishing Well Creations to hear about a digi girl making a paper album and then giving away a HUGE lot of digital scrapbooking goodies!  You are sure to be inspired!
Her awesome album cover (she talks through her process):

Laura’s ginormous giveaway:

 
You must enter on Laura’s blog post!!
And, don’t forget to enter to win a HUGE lot of traditional scrapbooking goodies by an official My Mind’s Eye designer, Mari Koegelenberg herself.  Pick up a free advent calendar template while you are there (it’s totally not …