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About Tabe

Tabitha Carroll is a very busy single mom of two beautiful and energetic boys who are growing up too fast. She loves to take pictures of all the wonderful nature around us and also enjoys scrapbooking, stamping, crafting, sewing and decorating cakes. When not doing crafts at home, she is busy spending time with her boys, going to the gym or playing video games with them.

Be a Superhero!

While going through my Twitter feed I came across a tweet by You Tube.  I was so completely touched by what this guy did to help out homeless people and be a “Superhero” for some that I knew I wanted to share his story and spread the news.  We all have it in us to be a superhero to someone today.  If you can help someone in need, even if it is in just a small way, do it!  You never know how much your act of kindness will help someone.  Hope you enjoy this video as much as I did.  It made me tear up a little for sure.  Have a wonderful day and share the love.  Be a Superhero!


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Shop Grand Opening!

Shutterscape Creations Now Open

Shutterscape Creations Shop Now Open

It’s finally here!! Shutterscape Creations shop is officially open. Please join me this weekend in the grand opening of my new store. You can shop via my FB store tab at Facebook or visit me at Storenvy or you can even shop from here on my blog in the Shop Tab on the home page.

Launch weekend special offer of 10% off your first order! Please use the code OPEN10 at checkout.

My shop is a work in progress. New items will be added on a regular basis as I come up with new designs. Share and like my Facebook Page to spread the news. I welcome any feedback you may have.

Have a wonderful weekend and HAPPY SHOPPING!!

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Colored Foam Adhesive

I have a fellow crafter and blogger that I love to follow. Her name is Melody Lane and she does awesome crafting videos and even has a daily vlog channel of other things she does in her day. Her website is full of great information and project ideas and there is always something to learn from her You Tube crafting tutorials. Today she posted a video on how to make your own colored foam adhesive and I just had to share. It is awesome and something I can’t believe I never thought of. Can’t wait to give it a try and save money making foam dots (or squares, strips, triangles, etc) in colors to match my project. Check out her sites and check out this video. It is and AWESOME idea!

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by | September 27, 2013 · 4:20 pm

Washi Tape Halloween Favors

Washi Tape Halloween FavorsYesterday on The Washi Blog they featured Washi Tape Halloween Favors by Feathered Arrow Press.  They were so cute I couldn’t help but share and give a shout out to a friend’s small business.  Check out the post here at The Washi Blog and also go check out Feathered Arrow Press.  Her shop is beautiful and she has some fun new wall art available in her store starting today.  Do you have plans to use Washi Tape to make Halloween decorations, cards or projects?  Share them with me.  I’d love to see what you are working on.

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Artsyville Washi Giveaway

Artsyville Washi Tape Giveaway

Artsyville Washi Tape Giveaway

Hello Everyone!  There are just a few hours left of this great giveaway from Artsyville Washi Tape!  Want to win some beautiful and fun tape from them, click this link to get to their Rafflecopter giveaway on The Washi Blog and enter before time runs out.  If you don’t happen to win any, check out her shop and pick up some of this colorful tape.  It is sure to add some fun to your collection.

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Stuck on You

My paper crafting adhesives

My current stash of adhesives I generally use for paper crafting and cards.

This past week while I was making some cards I was thinking about all the different options out there for adhesives for projects.  Today, I thought I’d share with your my personal experience and opinions on adhesives I use when making cards and paper crafting.  These are by no means all the glues I’ve used.  I have some that are only for my scrapbooks, some that I use for general crafts and even ones to use for projects the kids do for school.  I have yet to find that one and only, do all adhesive for all my projects.  There are also some adhesives out there that I’ve heard a lot about but have yet to try (E6000 for example).  Here are my favorite paper crafting and card making adhesives and some reasons why. Continue reading

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Shhh . . . It’s a secret.

I have opened my Shop over at Storenvy but have not made the official announcement yet to the public.  I’m looking for your feedback.  What do you think of my site?  Is the background too busy?  Photos easy to see and clear as to what the cards look like?  What about pricing?  I have struggled with what to charge for my work.  It is hard for me to put a price on my creativeness (Is that a word?).  All the prices at this time are for individual pieces thinking that some people might make up their own custom sets of cards they want.  Continue reading

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Halloween Poem

Free cut project of the week 9/18 to 9/25

The spiders are gone *insert sad face here*.   A couple days ago I told you about the free cut of the week of creepy, crawly spiders for Halloween.   The awesome free cut project from last week is no longer available for free in Cricut Craft Room.  Now you can purchase it for $1.99 for digital and you will have it available to you all the time.  This week, they have a new Halloween project available to cut.  Continue reading

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