Allison Bilas

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enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe

It's week eighteen and I love this project.<p>click the photos above to enlarge for a somewhat clearer image.<p><b>Week of :</b> April 29 - May 5.<p><b>What happened</b> …

May Product Release at Simon Says Stamp

The Kelly Purkey section at Simon Says Stamp has been filled with a heaping tablespoon amount of new products and I can't wait to share them with …

Celebrate Broadway’s newly anointed queen of drag, Jinkx Monsoon

Honored with a Stranger cover<p>With a persona honed on Capitol Hill, <b>Jinkx Monsoon</b> is on top of the drag world this week. Crowned champion of the only …

Studio Calico

It's National Scrapbook Day, and we have a little gift for you! Click here to download a free set of printable journaling cards and accents. Thank …

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

Studio Calico

This week, Jen Jockisch and I are challenging you to add a little gold glitz to your projects. It seems that gold metallics are coming back into …

Digital Product Releases | 04.27.13

Four new products from me this weekend at Designer Digitals.<p>First up: This Photo Circles<p>Have a great weekend!

Studio Calico

We know that our members love sketches, so this week we are offering you TWO...one for cards and one for layouts!! The card sketch is from Dawn …

7 Common Excuses That Prevent an Employee From Being Great

It’s usually easier to come up with an excuse than it is to actually get something done. I’ve learned that many employees have the potential to be great, but they let excuses get in the way of their true potential. As a leader, it’s important to address these excuses and challenge your employees to …

What We've Learned From You | 4x6 Layered Template Set

You might remember a couple months ago I had a post that listed things we've learned from Simon. <i>If you missed that post you can check it out here</i>.<p>I …

Studio Calico

Baby Album Memorabilia, the layout of the week, is brought to you by Marie, member name marieL. So many of our members often look for ways to include …

Are You Ever Paralyzed Because Two of Your Values Are in Conflict?

Every Wednesday is List Day, or Tip Day, or Quiz Day.<p>I spend a lot of time thinking about questions such as, "How do we change?" "Why is it so hard …

1022: It doesn't get easier, you get better.

20 Gentle Quotations from Mister Rogers

Many of these quotations are collected in the posthumous volume <i>The World According to Mister Rogers</i>, though they come from various sources, including …

Etymology

layered "packs" | tutorial

hello and happy monday! monday means a new tutorial and i've got a simple one that gives you a little insight into my layout process. i don't make …

guest designer & freebies!

Hu, hu, hu! Ale mię zaszczyt kopnął. Otóż zacna grupa <b>przyklej to</b> zaprosiła mnie do współpracy :) Na początku nie wiedziałam z bardzo co i jak …

Studio Calico

This week we are once again offering you TWO sketches...one for cards and one for layouts!! The card sketch is from Jennifer Picard's Spencer's …

curated no. 4 & 5, more inspiration

enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe

It's week fourteen and I love this project.<p>click the photos above to enlarge for a somewhat clearer image.<p><b>Week of :</b> April 1 - April 7.<p><b>What happened</b> …

Why your 8-year-old should be coding

Learn-to-code startups abound these days, but one in particular is focusing on the very young and is having some success in elementary schools around the country — even underserved schools with no budgets for STEM but a great need for better tools.<p>The startup is Tynker; it makes a web-based …

Studio Calico

Hello Spring, the layout of the week, is brought to you by Diane, member name dpayne. Diane's clever flowers she assembled, paired with stitching and …

Studio Calico

Hiya everyone! I have put together a super quick tutorial for you with one of my favorite tips on using digital stamps or custom journaling. Have you …

the moments in between

<b>14 weeks into the year, and i'm 6 weeks behind.</b> i'm creeping towards caught up. i've jumped to current, and will be working backwards as time …