photo sleeve fuse: confetti pocket cupcake picks

Recently I had the chance to play around with my Fuse tool (seriously addicting) and I shot some video tutorials sharing some projects. The first project is a quick and easy one, but oh-so-fun. I kinda want to make a million of these for every celebration now. Check out these Celebration Pocket Cupcake Picks IContinue reading “photo sleeve fuse: confetti pocket cupcake picks”

handbag favor boxes

I don’t think I’ve ever won anything in my life. (Okay, maybe an essay contest in 3rd grade but that doesn’t count.) At least I hadn’t until I attended an awesome local blogger conference and won myself a Silhouette Cameo of all things! I was beyond thrilled (my family can confirm that I actually screamedContinue reading “handbag favor boxes”

summer snapshots photo display

When planning photo display projects sometimes it’s fun to think outside the box a bit. For example consider die cutting your photos into shapes rather than using traditional rectangles like I did with my Summer Snapshots Photo Display. With my Evolution Advanced and the Hexagon Nesting Dies it was easy to give this framed photo display a uniqueContinue reading “summer snapshots photo display”

butterfly altered frame

I love to display my favorite photos around my house. Reliving the memories each time I walk past them is so worth having them out of my albums. Being a paper crafter means I can’t resist using my favorite papers and crafting tools to add a little something special to my photo displays. Check outContinue reading “butterfly altered frame”

crepe paper flowers in glitter bottle

As s papercrafter I love to find ways to use paper for decorations of all kinds. If there’s a way to make it with paper, I’ll find it! But I also love it when manufacturers make products that save time, like these beautiful Crepe Paper Flower Kits by We R Memory Keepers. Aren’t they lovely?Continue reading “crepe paper flowers in glitter bottle”

summer ice cream cone banner

Summer is approaching quickly, and my daughter is graduating from 6th grade. The gifted class that she’s in draws students from several elementary schools that don’t all feed into the same junior high, so she will be saying goodbye to some friends. Of course we’ll be having an “end of school” party, and I’m alreadyContinue reading “summer ice cream cone banner”

mother’s day project round up + a sale!

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching this weekend I thought it might be helpful to share a roundup of some fun gift ideas I found on Pinterest for the women you’d like to honor. These can all be made for $5 or less! I know, right? Enjoy. Painted Mason Jar Succulent Planter I love mason jars,Continue reading “mother’s day project round up + a sale!”

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}”