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Halloween Window Clings + Win a Set of Cricut Cling Material

It is that time of year! We are going to start our Halloween season of DIY projects with this adorable Halloween window cling set we designed just for you. These clings are perfect for the little kids with happy pumpkins, laughing ghosts and an adorable black cat. You can make this clings using your Cricut… Read more.

Crepe paper mums

Crepe Paper Mums: How to Make Paper Flowers For Fall

Have I said it before? Fall is my favorite time of year. I think a lot of you feel the same way too. One of the fall flowers that comes to mind when I am ready to add some fall flair to my decor is the simple yet glorious mum. For me a paper mum… Read more.

Print then cut on Cricut Explorer

Print then Cut Feature on Cricut Explore

I am just so excited for the new Print then Cut feature on the Cricut Explore. Oh my, this changes things in the paper crafting world. It did take Cricut a while to get this feature launched, but I will tell you what I know from hearing it from the Cricut engineering team. . …. Read more.

Paper and fresh flower centerpieces

Make Flower Centerpieces From Crepe Paper Peonies and Real Flowers

For many weddings and events, a lot of the budget can go into your flower centerpieces.  Today, I am going to show you a simple arrangement that is gorgeous, has an English garden feel and is a fun DIY project. One of my tricks for these DIY flower centerpieces is making the main focal flowers… Read more.

French Laundry printable spa labels

Printable Spa Labels in a French Laundry Style

Many of you know how much I love pure and natural bath products and have shared several of my favorite bath salt and body butter recipes. In designing my bathroom I wanted a new set of printable spa labels that had that all natural, yet high end French Laundry look. That all starts with a… Read more.


My Top 10 Free Fonts for Fall

Who doesn’t love free fonts? It is time to share a new set of my favorites so here are my Fall 2014 top 10 display fonts in serif, san serif and slab. They are handsome, strong, rustic and FREE! And they are ready for any party invitation, place cards or banner for all of the… Read more.

Handpainted diy outdoor furniture

Updating My Outdoor Table Top with a Painted Ikat Design

I am planning an end-of-good weather soirĂ©e at my house in a few weeks and wanted to give my back yard a little makeover. My modern style Ikea table and chairs that I bought I few years ago had a lovely frosted glass top that did not make it in my last move. This gave… Read more.

Paper dahlia diy @Lia

Make Metallic Paper Dahlias & Seeded Eucalyptus for Fall

Fall is the time for the glorious dahlia bloom! They come in so many varieties that it is easy to choose a color or two that makes you smile. In Friday’s post I made a blush dahlia for the paper wedding bouquet. Today I made my fall dahlias from lush plums and a pop of… Read more.

DIY rustic bridal bouquet in paper

DIY Rustic Paper Bridal Bouquet

What can you make with paper, hot glue, floral wire and a Cricut Explore? How about a stunningly gorgeous rustic bridal bouquet. . . that is all paper! Yes, it is true. This amazing machine can cut tiny Queen Anne’s Lace, the seeds of the eucalyptus and all of the paper flowers you need to… Read more.

American Made by Martha Stewart

I am a Finalist for Martha Stewart American Made Award!

I started my handcrafted lifestyle blog 18 months ago. Some of you may remember. I will not lie, I have never worked so hard, put in so many hours and yes. . . it is truly the best 18 months of my life. I feel like I am finally home. My vision to inspire, teach… Read more.

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