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Make a Few Watercolor Paper Tulips

Paper flowers can be made from just about any kind of paper. I started my paper flower blogging with only printer paper and text weight metallic paper because I saw that there were a lot of crepe paper flowers already out there and my gift is to make patterns for the text paper that can… Read more.

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Mother’s Day Tea Tags

I am back in Portland from my week long trip to San Francisco. Though I was working with Creativebug most of the week and being filmed for my upcoming series on wedding decor, I was able to spend Friday and Saturday enjoying the city, the art and craft stores as well as drinking in the… Read more.

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Simple to Make DIY Lace Earrings

In my 12 Months of Martha box this last month, I found this package of pretty Floral Lace. Seeing this along with the Fabric to Fabric decoupage, I knew that I wanted to use the lace to create some delicate earrings that would be perfect for upcoming summer weddings I plan to attend. Though I… Read more.

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Spring in Bloom Mother’s Day Brunch

You may remember that fabulous giveaway I did a few weeks ago for the Party in a Box that was stuffed full off Martha Stewart Craft goodies. Well today I am sharing with you how I used my box for this Spring in Bloom Mother’s Day Brunch as part of my 12 Months of Martha…. Read more.

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Pretty Easter Gift Tags and Gift Wrap for You to Print

Happy Monday! Today I am off to San Francisco for a week of creating some exciting video classes with Creativebug. The last few weeks I have been working double-time preparing the projects for the videos, and designing and photographing this weeks posts. Done! I will be here with you while in my favorite city, all… Read more.

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Printable Easter Critter Egg Holders

Happy Friday! Since I am running a little late on all of my Easter posts, we are going to skip over Food Lover Friday and keep the Easter lovelies coming! These adorable little Easter critters are ready to hold you pretty eggs. You can easily personalize them by opening in Adobe Acrobat and adding in… Read more.

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Printable Easter Labels and Round Stickers

Here we are, day two of the Easter set! To coordinate with the Easter basket tags, I have designed for you a set of editable Easter labels and round stickers. These all feature the loveable Easter critters; the bunny, chick, lamb and blue bird. Perfect for the little ones or anyone who enjoys the delight… Read more.

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Printable Easter Basket Tags

Easter is my favorite holiday. . . this month. I really do love every holiday! For some reason, maybe because it’s spring, I am quite smitten with pinks and pastels. What a perfect time to designs an Easter party set just for you. I am starting with these printable Easter basket tags. You can use… Read more.

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Printable Tags for Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Teacher’s appreciation day is coming up in May and to give you a head start here are some printable gift tags for you! To personalize these chalkboard style tags just download them onto your desktop with the button below and open the PDF in Adobe Acrobat. Once in Acrobat you can select the place holder… Read more.

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Easter Basket Made from An Upcycled Grocery Bag

This project is an oldie but goodie! I posted this basket a few years ago on my former blog and have seen it republished on other many websites and in several magazines. Last year I shared how to make a smaller version of this basket, which is also cute and has a brilliant method for… Read more.

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Make These Pretty Crepe Paper Tulips

As you may have noticed, most of the flower patterns and tutorials I share on my blog are made from printer or metallic paper. To mix things up a bit I have been working on some crepe paper flower projects and decided to share with you my version of a crepe paper tulip. Though I… Read more.

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Paper Bow Template

Paper Bow Templates in Four Sizes. . . Perfect for Spring

Spring is a perfect time to add a pretty little bow on your packages and party decor. For this template I have included four sizes from the large bow that I used for my holiday decor to tiny version that I used for the mini bow oil cloth rings, along with two sizes in between…. Read more.

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Printable Spring Recipe Cards

Happy Thursday! You may remember the recipe cards that I designed for Fall as well as the Christmas version. They were quite a hit, so I wanted to make sure you have a pretty Spring option as well. These vintage rose recipe cards are set up for you to easily add your own recipes when… Read more.

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Make a Paper Easter Lily

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Monday everyone! Did anyone else enjoy the spring sunshine this weekend? Today I am going to share the pink and yellow watercolor lily template. I originally made this a few years ago, but was saving it to post for the Easter season. This is one of the few paper flowers I… Read more.

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DIY Organic Lip Balm

A while ago I started the process of making my own lip balm. It fits right in with all of my bath and beauty product being natural and organic and I love that it can so easily be handmade. After experimenting with a few variations, I have come up with my personal favorite blend. Of… Read more.

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Make a Custom Apron with a Glitter Iron-On Quote

Everything is better with a little glitter, right? So how about some glitter in the kitchen. . . on an apron that is. I had such a great time designing one of my favorite cooking quotes for my apron that I couldn’t stop at one version, but instead you have two to choose from. You… Read more.

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Spring Gift Tags in Kraft Paper and Vintage Roses

Spring is coming very soon which means it is time for someĀ  new spring inspired gift tags. Right? I loved the mix of pastel pinks with the kraft paper gift tags I designed for Valentine’s day and decided to try a similar palette with these gorgeous vintage rose illustrations. Most of these are very feminine… Read more.

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Big Giveaway! Win a Spring in Bloom Party Kit

Now that I am blogging for the 12-Months of Martha, I get a regular box of fabulous goodies from Martha Stewart Crafts. They are so generous, that even after choosing my materials for the post I have a lot left over. Rather than have them tucked my storage for future use, I would much rather… Read more.

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Pretty Peonies Made from Cupcake Wrappers

When I received my 12 Months of Martha box just a few days ago, I was blown away by all of the gorgeous spring party items. I am loving the pinks, blushes and corals right now and the goodies in this box all centered around this palette. These Vintage Girl cupcake wrappers with their scalloped… Read more.

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Printable Labels for Homemade Ginger Beer + Link to the Yummy Recipe!

When my chef-blogger buddy Melissa from Homemade for Friends, mentioned she was making ginger beer I immediately offered to design a custom set of labels. I love the idea of making homemade soda! Ginger ale is definitely my favorite sodas and this homemade recipe is not only natural but gluten-free! You can find the recipe… Read more.

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