Today is the Day!

It's book release day! YAY! Making Paper Flowers officially hits the shelves of your local Barnes and Noble TODAY!

Here's a stop-motion peek at what's inside...

For all those folks who pre-ordered a signed copy, they'll be shipped out today.

I still have signed copies available, so if you would like one, just look up in the right hand corner of the blog, and add it to your cart.

I swear, I didn't think this day would ever come. Thank you to all who helped make this dream happen.



Paper Cocktail Ring DIY


For complete instructions on how to make this Paper Cocktail Ring, please pop on over to the Hambly blog, and read my post.



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Nearly two years ago I was contacted by Sterling Publishing (a division of Barnes and Noble) about working with them on a paper flower book and kit. Finally, after a lot of work, and a lot of waiting, it will be hitting shelves of Barnes and Noble on March 25th!

Inside the kit you'll find the book, with lots of colorful photos and instructions to make nine different flowers and several foliages. Also, 36 sheets of crepe paper, floral wire, floral tape, and stamens. The crepe paper in the kit is a really lovely quality, and the colors are great.

I'll be pre-selling signed copies from my blog. I'm working on setting it up now, and will have a "buy now" button shortly. They'll be shipped on March 25th, when the book is officially released.

Yesterday, for the very first time, I got so see an actual copy of the book/kit. I can't even begin to tell what a thrill it was. Sterling did a great job putting the whole package together. It's super cute, and I'm very pleased.

Here's a sneak peek at the final product.

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A Whole Lot of Hambly!

I've mentioned before that I'm on the Hambly Screenprints Design Team. Each month, the team members get to play with the beautiful Hambly products, and create projects with the papers.

I'm in love with their product, so it's always a whole lot of fun trying to use in new ways. Here are a few projects I've made over the past few months.

To view more projects by all the team members, please visit the Hambly website. And to pick up some Hambly paper of your own, you can visit their online shop.






Party Hats!