tenth day of christmas: easy christmas tree garland

If you know me, you know I’m all about celebrating special occasions, holidays, and other big events in a memorable, fun and simple way. Over the years I’ve discovered that I can enjoy these moments so much more when I don’t stress myself out. So, with that philosophy in mind, I’ve got a Christmas decorContinue reading “tenth day of christmas: easy christmas tree garland”

thanksgiving hostess gift idea

Hello friends! Today I want to share a cute and practical project idea to help stretch your crafting budget. This year I collected lots of adorable Halloween papers and embellishments thinking I would use all of them, of course. How’s my project list coming? I think it’s safe to say I have a bit moreContinue reading “thanksgiving hostess gift idea”

teepee placecards for thanksgiving

Friends, I’m excited. I’ve got a plan for my Thanksgiving decor and I love it. I’ve been inspired lately by tribal decor for the fall, and happily it fits perfectly with Thanksgiving. It harkens back to the origins of the holiday, and it allows me to bring in some natural textures and earthy tones. AsContinue reading “teepee placecards for thanksgiving”

teacher appreciation party idea

Teacher Appreciation Day is coming up, and those hard-working angels need to know how special they are.  Many schools host a special thank-you luncheon for teachers to show appreciation for all their hard work. It’s a great way for the teachers to take a minute away from the chaos of the classroom to enjoy some yummyContinue reading “teacher appreciation party idea”

interactive holiday pocket banner

Happy December friends! I love this time of year, and one of my favorite things about it is decorating my home for Christmas. If you need ideas for fun holiday home decor, I’ve got a great one for you today! Create an interactive Christmas banner with pockets full of goodies and treats for the childrenContinue reading “interactive holiday pocket banner”

banner punch board scrapbook page

Last week was Banner Punch Board Week on the We R Memory Keepers blog, and I had the chance to share how to use this fabulous tool on a scrapbook layout. The Banner Punch Board is great for garlands and banners for parties, or for making holiday decor, but it can also add a funContinue reading “banner punch board scrapbook page”

hotel transylvania 2 party decor

My youngest daughter had her birthday recently, and last week I shared a vampire bat garland I made for her party. Today I’m sharing the rest of the decorations, including a banner, balloons, and streamer wall. So fun! Some of these items I created with supplies and tools from the new DIY Party collection fromContinue reading “hotel transylvania 2 party decor”

we r memory keepers banner punch board class

Exciting news friends–Banner Day is now live! In my latest paper craft class at Big Picture Classes I’ll prove that the We R Memory Keepers Banner Punch Board isn’t just for making stylish banners. In this class, you’ll learn how to create three different and unique projects. I’ll show you how to use this amazing tool inContinue reading “we r memory keepers banner punch board class”

banner father’s day scrapbook page

I’m guest blogging over at the Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine blog, and it’s all about Father’s Day! I used the We R Memory Keepers Banner Punch Board and the new Denim Blues collection to create this festive Father’s Day banner scrapbook page. What better textures to use for a Father’s Day layout then denimContinue reading “banner father’s day scrapbook page”

teacher gift idea: denim pocket gift card holder

Gift cards are a great way to express thanks for the special teachers in your life. And a pocket card is the perfect place to store them! Of course the first thing that came to mind when I decided to create a pocket card was the unique new We R Memory Keepers Denim Blues collection. It isContinue reading “teacher gift idea: denim pocket gift card holder”