This fall I did a living room refresh, taking away the teal and yellow summer look to bring in a mix of navy, gold, grey and wood. Last fall I designed the room in the plum palette, and though I loved that look as well it was time to try a new mix. This next… Read more.
Remember those adorable window clings for Halloween? Well we had to one up ourselves and make a set for the winter holidays that share the Christmas love with our polar friends. This set includes little friends from both land and ocean with icebergs, evergreen trees, snowflakes and snow topped mountains to set the scene. To… Read more.
How cute is this mini wreath? I made this holly and mistletoe paper wreath in just a few hours using a few of the images from the new Cricut 3-D Floral Home Decor cartridge. You can buy these cut files individually in the Cricut Design Space and for this wreath I used the holly leaves… Read more.
I so look forward to pomegranate season and it is now here! Not only do I love the juicy red color (that look so great in photos) but also the fact that the pomegranate is considered super food and full of all kinds of good nutrition. Today I am featuring these gorgeous pomegranates from The… Read more.
Many of you have commented on the white branch that I have hanging on my living room wall. Yes, I am a bit of a Lord of the Rings fan and perhaps the white tree of Gondor inspired me to hang a small one on my wall. I found the original manzanita branch at a… Read more.
Of all of the paper flower I have designed so far, and as you know I have made many, I think this is my favorite. Can I say that? Will the peonies and dahlias feel slighted? These flowers are so happy and bright and will be my care free center pieces for my winter holiday… Read more.
Last year I designed this paper bird in a larger form and used it as my tree topper. You may remember it in my Handcrafted Holiday video. It was such a hit that I filmed a full video tutorial on how to makes these as love birds. This year we are making a mini version… Read more.
It is time for another kid’s craft (you may remember our felt and pine cone turkeys) and this one though we are making it for holiday tree ornaments can be used all year round. These cute little owls come with three different personalities and with this pattern you can mix and match to make your… Read more.
You all loved our Halloween paper cut village so we knew we had to out do ourselves and design a winter village that is not only one layer of paper but three. This winter village has a mountain scape in the background with little village houses, clock towers, light poles and trees in the front… Read more.
I have such fun making things from Italian crepe paper and getting a set of the metallic crepes from Carti Fini made my heart flutter. You may remember my copper crepe paper acorns from a few weeks ago. These I used in my Thanksgiving table centerpiece. While I was making these I also started the… Read more.
Tis the season for decorating gorgeous Christmas trees and I am all about making my holiday tree very personal and handmade. Though I love the smell of a real evergreen tree, I was so happy to have a new reusable tree from Michaels this year. As a blogger I do have to set mine up… Read more.
Great news! Many of you have been asking about this gorgeous paper wedding bouquet being available in Cricut Design Space. Since I was the winner of the round three of the competition with this bouquet (thanks for all of your votes!), the full bouquet is ready for you to access and make with your Cricut… Read more.
Pretty packages are always a joy to give and to receive so to start my holiday lineup of gift wrapping ideas that I will be sharing with you these next few months here are some toppers that add that special touch and with your Cricut Explore are simple to make. For my little boxes I… Read more.
Today we are kicking off our full line-up of winter holiday and Christmas projects, printables and inspirations. Our Halloween lanterns were such hit that we knew we would be sharing a winter version with you as well. I love how these pretty woodland paper lanterns look on my mantel and will often light them in… Read more.
For my upcoming family Thanksgiving dinner, I wanted to great a bouquet for my table that is lush, abundant and hand made. So that is what I did. For this bouquet I added my crepe paper mums in plum and coral, acorns made in metallic copper and brown, maple leaves in plum, gold, copper and… Read more.
We had such a great response from our papel picados that we made earlier this year, that we decided to do a pretty paper cut banner for your fall decor and entertaining. These elegant Thansgiving banner was cut easily on the Cricut Explore on Ruby and Antique Gold metallic papers from paper-papers.com. Once cut we… Read more.
This printable is hosted and sponsored by World Label. Whether you are hosting the Thanksgiving feast or have an invitation to join another, I think you will enjoy these fabulous wine bottle (or any beverage) labels hosted by worldlabel.com. We designed these with eye-catching labels in plums and sage green colors, featuring autumn leaves, acorns,… Read more.
I love how these crepe paper artichokes turned out. The pliability and soft colors of the Carte Fini crepe paper gives it a very organic and yummy feel. Don’t they look like they came straight from my garden? I will have to watch myself to make sure I don’t just plop them into a pot of… Read more.
Fall is a great time to sit around table with the younger ones and make a few cute kids crafts. These little pine cone cuties are a traditional favorite and we are sharing a fun printable pattern with our own twist. All you need for this craft is a stack of felt, scissors, goggly eyes… Read more.
Fall. . . my favorite time of year. For me Fall includes more time in the kitchen cooking for guests and baking goodies as gifts. A great addition to a food gift is to include the recipe. Though I have shared recipe cards for all of the seasons, this one is a little different in… Read more.