7th day of christmas: piñata ornament favor

Here’s a fun idea for a new holiday tradition–mini piñata ornament favors! This star mini piñata from We R Memory Keepers can be filled with small toys and treats, decorated, and then hung on the tree Christmas Eve. When the kids wake up Christmas morning they can remove them from the tree, give the tasselContinue reading “7th day of christmas: piñata ornament favor”

birthday marquee numbers

Since fall of 2009 I have had the privilege of working with Catherine and the crew over at Scrapbook and Cards Today Magazine. I’ve done everything from monthly blog posts, to magazine assignments, to guest posts and I’ve loved every minute of it. It’s a joy to be a part of the SCT circle, soContinue reading “birthday marquee numbers”

15 days of gratitude | part 2

Now that our wonderful Thanksgiving Day is stored in our memories, I’ve got some time to share the rest of the completed pages in my 15 Days Of Gratitude album for 2015. This gratitude journal is always a meaningful project, and I love the benefits that come from deliberately counting my blessings and recognizing theContinue reading “15 days of gratitude | part 2”

15 days of gratitude | week 1

So, I’ve completed the first half of my 15 Days of Gratitude project, and I’ve got some finished pages to show you. I’ve really enjoyed working with Heidi Swapp’s Wanderlust Memory Binder, papers, and embellishments. I love how this gratitude journal is coming along. Take a peek! Originally I was going to handwrite my journaling,Continue reading “15 days of gratitude | week 1”

15 days of gratitude 2015 | the journal

Hard to believe it’s that time of year again, but here we are! While the holiday season often sneaks up on me, I am always excited for the opportunity to document the many things I’m grateful for in my life through my gratitude journal. The 15 Days Of Gratitude project is one of my all-timeContinue reading “15 days of gratitude 2015 | the journal”

two-color minc fall wall art | free printable

Fall is one of my favorite seasons, and such a fun time for decorating! I’ve got lots of early fall decor, and plenty of Halloween decor, but I wanted something to put up as a transition piece between the two. So I decided to channel the foil trend and make a pretty piece of fallContinue reading “two-color minc fall wall art | free printable”

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”

mother’s day gift: DIY gold foil print {free printable}

I love giving handmade gifts because I can create something that really fits the personality of the receiver. My mom has always been an elegant and stylish woman so creating a piece of home decor for her with gold foil and glitter was the first thing that came to mind.  (Scroll down for a link to the free printableContinue reading “mother’s day gift: DIY gold foil print {free printable}”

DIY gold foil cards: heidi swapp minc

Gold has made a strong appearance over the past year in design, fashion, decor, crafts, and more. I have loved finding ways to include gold accents in my paper craft projects, so naturally I was thrilled to hear about Heidi Swapp’s brilliant release of Minc at CHA–a tool that allows paper crafters to add customContinue reading “DIY gold foil cards: heidi swapp minc”