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Round Robin: Excuse The Mess

by Toiny Westberry 13 January 2015
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It is time for another month of fantabulous, amazing, wonderful  Round Robins starring none other than our own Carin Grobe Design! It’s time for week 02 with the so appropriate Excuse the Mess:  Clutter, dust, dishes and piles. Mess. Homes are messy places, and often the cleaning falls down the to-do list to make room […]

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Custom Collection Sunday: Burlap and Lace

by Toiny Westberry 11 January 2015
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It’s time for Custom Collection Sundays. Yay! We are getting back on track after the holidays.  Finally! We’ve got a fabulous new release and a new request has been chosen. Ready? Let’s dig in… What is a Custom Collection Sundays? It is a chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one […]

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My Baby Sister!

by Toiny Westberry 10 January 2015
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I have taken no new pictures since my peek into the mysterious world of the Narrenzunft (Narrenzunft) on Tuesday.  My world has been filled with little tasks that take ages to complete. Most critically, our home phone doesn’t work. It hasn’t worked since the “big” upgrade on December 22.  I am most unhappy and my […]

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Narrenzunft

by Toiny Westberry 7 January 2015
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Yesterday I got a look behind the scenes of our local Narrenzunft (Fools Guild).  Every Fasching, or Carnival, I’ve been awed by the amazing costumes and masks, and highly entertained by the insane craziness of the parades (Fasching 2013;Fasching = Carnival;Fat Tuesday).  It has been my dream to learn more. Yesterday I learned more. As […]

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Round Robin: The Midnight Hour

by Toiny Westberry 6 January 2015
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It is time for another month of fantabulous, amazing, wonderful  Round Robins starring none other than our own Carin Grobe Design! We kick things off with the stunning The Midnight Hour: She’s the Belle of the ball; all eyes are on her.  Dressed up like a princess, the whole room is a blur.  On the […]

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EU VAT 2015 & the Studio

by Toiny Westberry 31 December 2014
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Hi All, I am going to try to make this as short as possible. Please do ask me questions and I will do my best to answer them. On Jan. 1, 2015 a new EU VAT law will kick into effect that requires all sellers of digital products (worldwide) to collect VAT (European Tax) to […]

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FREE Advent Calendar today only!

by Toiny Westberry 25 December 2014
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This Advent season the Studio has released a brandnew FREE daily download every day in December.  Merry Christmas from all of us to all of you!  Each contribution was available 48 hours to accommodate all time zones.  But.  Life happens. Days are missed.  This is the happiest time of year, and the busiest time of […]

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Annual Christmas Carol Blog Train

by Toiny Westberry 15 December 2014
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Welcome to theStudio’s Annual Christmas Carol Blog Hop. Every year theStudio Designer’s gather together to “Sing Christmas Carols” to all of our members, customers, fans & friends. It’s a way for us all to say Merry Christmas and a big Thank You for being so supportive of us! Each participating Designer has chosen a special […]

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Custom Collection Sunday: December 7

by Toiny Westberry 7 December 2014
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It’s time for Custom Collection Sundays.  Yay!  We’ve got a fabulous  new release and a new request has been chosen.  Ready?  Let’s dig in! What is a Custom Collection Sundays? It is a chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one of our Designers. Every week one person wins their request. […]

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Photo Hog

by Toiny Westberry 3 December 2014
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I think the constant presence of my camera has made my kids photo hogs.  Yesterday, out of the blue, Dane begged: “Mom! You need to take a picture of my new teeth for your newsletter!” Who am I to argue?  He is so proud of his new grown-up teeth.  He is brushing better than ever, […]

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