tropical fruit scented summer candles with the wick candle maker

Here in the USA Memorial Day is a national holiday for remembering loved ones lost. It’s a time to gather with family and loved ones and take a day off. It also marks the unofficial start of summer! One of my favorite things about summer is all the fresh fruit that’s in season, so IContinue reading “tropical fruit scented summer candles with the wick candle maker”

kids craft: pom pom bookmarks

Summer vacation begins soon here which means I’m busy arranging an engaging summer schedule for my kiddos. That schedule always includes two of our favorite things, craft projects and a summer reading program. So, today I’m sharing a great craft project for older kids, tweens and teens that connects both of our favorite summer activities–pomContinue reading “kids craft: pom pom bookmarks”

flower garland scrapbook page

One of my favorite things about the warmer weather is the beautiful flowers in bloom I see all around, so I decided to create a scrapbook page about that. I’ve been inspired by all the DIY paper garlands I’ve seen around the internet, so I used the Echo Park Flowers Bloom Designer Die Set to createContinue reading “flower garland scrapbook page”

photo sleeve fuse beach layout

On Tuesday I shared some fun confetti pocket cupcake toppers that I made with my We R Memory Keepers Fuse tool, and today I’m sharing a custom pocket page Beach Layout. My kids love to collect shells and pebbles at the beach and I wanted to include them on my layout so…Photo Sleeve Fuse to theContinue reading “photo sleeve fuse beach layout”

flip flops summer card

Need some summer project inspiration? Why not include some mini flip flops on your next project! Echo Park Paper Co just released a new designer die set that includes some adorable little flip flop dies. Check out  how I used them on this handmade summer card I created. When I look at these little guysContinue reading “flip flops summer card”

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”