August is full of ideas for Summertime, Fabric, Thinking of You, Altered Envelopes, Fashion, Woodland Animals, Travel, Girls Night Oout, and so much more! You'll love the Things We Love section - Basic Grey's new collection is literally The Life of the Party! Festive colors, vintage type, ice cream cones and lollipops make up this playful collection of papers and embellishments. The Ultimate Card Class features a brand new lines from Pebbles: Happy Go Lucky. This versatile collection features bright flowers, carefree birds and festive pennant banners. Our Designer of the Month is Vanessa Menhorn! All the way from Germany we welcome Vanessa Menhorn as our designer of the month. She creates cards with unique color combinations, layer texture and unexpected accents. Get to know Vanessa better and see a few of her beautiful creations as she is featured as our Designer of the Month. You don't want to miss this issue!