Celebrate! Mardi Gras Card DIY Inspired by the colors and imagery of Mardi Gras, this handmade card would
be a great birthday card, or perfect for an invitation to a Mardi Gras party!
Candy Cane Cottage Clipboard Holder DIY Create this adorable candy cane cottage clipboard for the holidays.
This fun snow theme is easy to do with stamps and die cuts from Heartfelt!
Poinsettia Earrings DIY Creative Team member Joyce Hazen fashions beautiful holiday earrings
using Heartfelt Creations and JudiKins products in this episode of our Celebration Season series.
Cupcake Barrette DIY Creative Team member Ann Mitchell creates a fun holiday barrette
using Heartfelt Creations and JudiKins products.
Halloween Treat Box DIY Mark Montano upcycles cardboard paper towel tubes
to make cute, Halloween treat boxes!
Stenciled Pin Cushion Ann Butler creates an adorable pin cushion in this episode of Ann's Creative Studio Boho Pumpkin DIY Mark Montano uses fabric scraps to make this funky boho pumpkin! Swan Princess Decor Creative Team member Ana Araujo creates a lovely piece of nursery decor
inspired by a recent trip to the United Kingdom.
Teddy Bear Nursery Light & Handmade Card Give the mother to be a charming gift for baby's nursery,
along with a matching handmade card.
Baby Shower Etched Glass Mug Creative Team Member Ann Mitchell turns a simple mason jar mug into a
delightful baby shower gift in the first episode of our Bouncing Babies series.
Bowdabra Packaging


The Bowdabra is a simple, yet elegant tool that takes the hassle out of bow making.

sparkly holiday candles with DIY gift tags

Sparkly Holiday Candles

These sparkly holiday candles with DIY gift tags from Creative Team member Mark LaFerney are perfect for spreading some holiday cheer.

Lighted Wine Corks Wreath

Lighted Wine Corks Wreath

Here’s a cute way to bling up your door for the holidays and make use of all of those wine corks collecting dust on your counter.

Golden Noel Holiday Decor featured

Golden Noel Holiday Decor

The large size of this sign, combined with the simplicity of its golden coloring, make it a stand out accent for holiday decorating.

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Cindi McGee

Cindi is a multi-published mixed-media artist. Over the past 18 years, she has enjoyed experimenting with many types of mixed-media but has found her true passion lies with polymer clay. Cindi is Editor of Passion for Polymer magazine.You can find her art on her blog Cindi McGee - Behind These Eyes, in craft TV show episodes and tutorials at When Creativity Knocks, and on PolymerClayTV at YouTube. She is active in social media and can be found on Facebook, Pinterest, HomeTalk, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more. Her style is diverse, and she is always seeking new techniques to master. Cindi lives in North Carolina with her husband, two sons, and a menagerie of beloved animals. If you are looking for an artist who “dares to be different” - you’ll find her "BEHIND THESE EYES”…

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Judi Watanabe

Judi’s love for card making started as soon as she was tall enough to reach the mailbox. Drawing and calligraphy was her passion until she learned how to carve erasers. This led to her next fascination, rubber stamping.

Together with her husband, Rob, she grew JudiKins Rubber Stamps from a small business in their garage in 1989 to one of the most innovative craft product manufacturers in the industry. Included in her stamping repertoire is Retro Mania from Northlight Publications and The Complete Photo Guide to Cardmaking from Creative Publishing International (Quarto Publications).

Along with her administrative duties, Judi travels the world teaching and demonstrating rubberstamping, mixed media and papercrafting techniques. Her projects strive to reflect her philosophy of ‘simple elegance’. Judi is a bundle of energy with a smile she shares with everyone.

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Ann & Karen Mitchell

Established in January of 1991 by sisters Ann and Karen Mitchell, AnKara Designs specializes in elegant and feminine handcrafted costume jewelry and accessories. Utilizing original sculpting techniques of polymer clay combined with crystal and pearl beads, metal filigree, and antique glass cabochons, the sisters create wearable art in a vast array of styles ranging from vintage designs to an updated classic look.
Working together, Ann and Karen share ideas to give their accessories the distinctive AnKara look. To further their knowledge about jewelry, they have studied metalsmithing.

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Joyce Hazen

Arts and crafts have always been part of my life. I've made wedding gowns, been a cake decorator, a rubber stamp artist and paper crafter. My greatest joy has been teaching and demonstrating art rubber stamping, which I've been doing for 27 years, with A Stamp in the Hand Co. and JudiKins Inc. as well as many other rubber stamp companies.

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Mark LaFerney

Mark LaFerney is an artist, crafter and blogger. He has an eclectic style and an affinity for all things handmade. Mark is a huge holiday enthusiast with a soft spot for Halloween. He is the creator of slumberingalligator.com where he loves sharing projects that are affordable and approachable. In addition to being a part of the When Creativity Knocks creative team, he has created projects for Treetopia and is a Plaid Creator. Mark's work has been featured at numerous Chicago nightclubs, local hotspots and private residences. He has also been featured in various online publications, has made several television appearances and teaches crafting and DIY classes. If you're a holiday lover with an appreciation for unique over-the-top creations, be sure to check out Mark on his website and social media accounts.

When Creativity Knocks’ mission is to provide DIY craft videos and step-by-step tutorials to spark your creative imagination. When Creativity Knocks…Open The Door!