Font Friday: Vol. 1

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I'm obsessed with fonts. You may know this already about me. I'm a font snob. I'm a font hoarder. I am not a font sharer. I am constantly asked what fonts I use for projects and I ignore every single one of those comments. Yes, I admit that. Then one day recently, it dawned on me. Why I am so selfish? There are enough pretty fonts to go around. They are ... Read More

Win an iPad Mini + Cricut Explore Air!

cricut design space kim stoegbauer tomkat studio

Happy Friday, friends! Today is the final day in our week-long #CricutEverywhere contest and we've saved the best prize for last! If you win today's contest, you will be able to use your #CricutEverywhere because you will be the lucky owner of both a new iPad mini and a Cricut Explore Air! So exciting! Wherever inspiration strikes, you can pull out your iPad ... Read More

End of the Year Teacher Gifts…

best teacher ever

Just in the nick of time, I designed these ADORABLE "Best Teacher Ever" tees and totes that are perfect for the end of the school year gift giving! The gray/black tri-blend tees are super soft and printed with water-based white ink. Please see sizing chart on listing for sizes. These totes are white, printed with black water-based ink. They measure 15" x 15" ... Read More

Cricut Everywhere: Watercolor Baby Shower…

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If you have been reading my blog the last couple of days, you know that all week we are hosting the #CricutEverywhere contest! Well, today's prize is pretty fabulous. It's a Cricut Explore Air! Details for entry are at the bottom of this post, but in the meantime I am sharing one of my latest Cricut collections with you today. I designed this Print Then Cut ... Read More

Featured in Local Chandler Publication…

san tan sun news article - page 1

We were so thrilled to have the shop featured this week in one of our local Chandler publications, the San Tan Sun News! It's so great to get the word out locally! Thank you for the great article, Sydney! Visit our Chandler location:  The TomKat Studio Shop 7131 W. Ray Road, Suite 13 Chandler, AZ 85226 Located in Casa Paloma, inside FOUND Between ... Read More

Cricut Explore Party Inspiration…

cotton candy party invitation - cropped for cricut

When I started TomKat in 2008, one of the very first parties I created designs for was Kate's Lollipop Birthday Party. I started selling those party designs all assembled and ready to go. If you remember the invitations, I cut layers into the shape of a lollipop with a circle cutter. It was nearly impossible to get the text centered and then cut it perfectly ... Read More

Be Brave Tees…

be brave tee

We have several new t-shirt designs launching this week! I originally created this "be brave" heart graphic for mugs for the Inspired Retreat. Shortly after, I was contacted by a reader, Karen who asked if we would be putting the design on a tee. While I hadn't planned on it, after she mentioned that she is going through cancer treatment and that "be brave" ... Read More