American Crafts Haunted Hollow

American Crafts Haunted Hollow | Nicole Samuels

It doesn’t quite feel like fall quite yet… we’ve been having 90 degree days still… but the calendar says it’s almost that time of year.  Combine the start of fall with this fun Haunted Hollow collection from American Crafts and it’s easy to get in the mood for Halloween.  :)  This layout came together very […]

Studio Calico Poet Society

Always Poet Society | Nicole Samuels

Happy Reveal Day everyone!  The new kit at Studio Calico is now live for subscribers (and will be available for non subbers at midnight).  I worked with the main kit, Dickinson, Alcott, and Whitman add ons, along with some digital stamp brushes and my trusty Silhouette. Always – This main kit only page uses my […]

Poet Society Sneak Time

Poet Society Sneak | Nicole Samuels

I have some sneak peeks of the September kit, Poet Society, to share! My 3 favorite items this month included the silkscreen + orange paint from Whitman, the gold edged die cut labels also from Whitman, and chipboard shapes in Dickinson.  These first two sneaks were made with the main kit only (except the black […]

Join Me for MORE Bright Ideas!!


I’m so excited to share the news!  Bright Ideas, my class from 2013, is returning to the Studio Calico Classroom this August with new challenges, new layouts, new sketches, new digital content, and new videos!!  We’re calling it MORE Bright Ideas and registration opens today.   CLASS DESCRIPTION : It’s easy to sit back and […]

Studio Calico Penny Arcade Reveal

Studio Calico Penny Arcade | Nicole Samuels

It’s reveal day!  SC’s July kit, Penny Arcade is live and you are going to love everything!  I worked with just the scrapbooking kits this month, but I’m really coveting Funnel Cake (for that stamp + the die…awesome!), the Fourth of July PL card set (oh my, this one is adorable!), and Awesome Craft Die […]