Graduation Gift Card Envelope

2017-05-18T15:58:53+00:00June 4th, 2015|cards, silhouette|

Last weekend we had a few graduations in the family--a nephew and a set of twins (niece+nephew). I hadn't had much time to run out to get them something and then I thought, 'Pfffff, what am [...]


Gotta ‘LOVE’ This!

2017-05-18T18:51:12+00:00February 12th, 2015|cards, projects|

Two things goin' on folks. Today marks the anniversary of marriage to my eternal BFF. He's just ever-so amazing and I've loved his guts on a daily basis for 27 years now. (27+ really  if you [...]


Last Minute Card Idea

2017-05-19T08:07:27+00:00December 20th, 2014|cards, laura vegas|

Nothing says joy and fun like confetti, does it? Just one look at it makes you giddy. Especially when it's wrapped up in a little 'package' and you can shake it around and see where it [...]


Pretty Little Packages

2017-05-19T08:09:19+00:00December 18th, 2014|cards, nichol magouirk, projects|

Be still my heart. If you are looking for some last-minute gift idea, look no further because Miss Nichol has some of the most amaaaaaazing ideas right here. [ Designs | The Pillow Box (pillow boxes) [...]


Friday Flashback • Halloween Style

2017-05-20T07:08:43+00:00October 10th, 2014|cards, pages|

I was perusing through some past Halloween 'candy' on the site and thought it might be nice to share a little flashback with y'all today. Hopefully it will help you get your boo on. Click on the [...]


One Card, Three Ways

2017-06-05T11:01:20+00:00August 21st, 2014|cards, nichol magouirk|

One of the best ways to maximize your time in making cards is to make a card that's universal in design and then you can swap out the sentiment. A few KBS handwritten words are just [...]


Gifts for Teachers

2017-06-05T11:22:50+00:00August 9th, 2014|cards, naomi atkins, projects|

School is coming upon us. Shut the front door. It doesn't affect me so much these days...having three kids in college...wait...maybe I take that back. It does affect me in other ways due to three college kids [...]


hello there  • graduate card

2017-10-17T15:36:16+00:00April 18th, 2014|cards, classes, nichol magouirk|

You know, it's been strange this year not having any kids in--the traditional sense of the word--school. You don't think about the holidays when all the kids are out. Spring break? Yeah, when's that? No graduations [...]


hello there  •  hello flip card

2017-10-17T15:38:48+00:00April 17th, 2014|cards, classes, nichol magouirk|

I don't know 'bout you, but I have soooo been enjoying Nichol's cards this week...and this one is no exception. I love her take on the flip card, especially her adding the white-on-white flower background to [...]


hello there  •  floopy flower

2017-10-17T15:39:48+00:00April 16th, 2014|cards, classes, nichol magouirk|

Our week-long showcase on the Hello There Silhouette card class continues with Nichol's rendition of this sweet 'floopy' flower card. Love the color choices and the stamped sentiment on the banner. All the extra bits and baubles [...]


hello there  •  week-long showcase

2017-10-17T15:43:39+00:00April 14th, 2014|cards, nichol magouirk|

I think that one of my all-time favorite classes here at KBS is the Hello There card class. Okay, maybe it's a toss-up with Just Add Color and Design Secrets. (We'll see if Here There Everywhere [...]


so lucky for friends

2017-10-17T15:57:35+00:00March 16th, 2014|cards, pages|

I've been in this industry for many, many years. It all started in 1999 when I won the very first Creating Keepsakes' Hall of Fame contest. (Please, don't go look for the pages. ;) ) Soon [...]


cameras —> cards

2017-10-17T16:04:25+00:00March 5th, 2014|cards, nichol magouirk|

When I make a design, I may have some idea of how it's going to be used. But I gotta say, my creative team surprises me time and time again. Case in point. The thought never [...]



2017-10-17T16:28:04+00:00January 28th, 2014|cards, nichol magouirk|

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and you may be wondering just what kind of card to make for your loved ones. Well, look no further because Nichol has got something to share with you [...]