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LunchLabelTN

Kid’s Lunch Label Printables

To go with your back-to-school supply labels, we have designed a set of lunch labels to match! These labels are ready for you to personalize with your child’s name and add them to any bag or bottle. We even made cute fruit stickers too. You can choose between a pastel set or a vibrant color…. Read more.

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Chalkboard_StencilsTN

A Fun Way to Add the Company Motto Into Our New Decor

My company motto is something that I hold dear and want to share with my new team and those we join our growing company along the way. As we are reorganizing the space and decorating the office for full tilt creativity and productivity, I thought it would be fun to add the motto to the… Read more.

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PaperFlowerPom

DIY Paper Flower Kissing Ball

These last few months I have been working with my friends Lauren and Nelson in preparing the design and decor for their wedding. Saturday was the big day and our creativity and hours of crafting really paid off because the event was not only stunning, but clearly personalized by the bride and groom. I just… Read more.

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Printable School Supply Labels for Girls and Boys

Printable School Supply Labels for Girls and Boys

It it back-to-school time and do we have the cutest labels for you! With a Scandinavian flair, this fox, bunny, bird and hedgehog are all ready to dress up your kid’s school supplies. Pick the pink pastel collection or the vivid color set, download the PDF and add your child’s name and initials. To match… Read more.

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MiniNoteCardsEnvelopes

Printable Mini Envelopes and Note Cards for Kids

Everyone is loving the mini envelopes and note cards we posted last week so we are excited to bring you another version that is designed just for kids! This tiny stationery is perfect for notes to relatives, friends and teachers and the little envelopes are reversible with the pretty pattern on the inside or outside…. Read more.

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PaperOrchidDIY

DIY Metallic Paper Dendrobium Orchids

It is time for a new paper flower! Let’s make some dendrobium orchid stems using gorgeous metallic papers in shades of purples. You can find these paper over at paper-papers.com and I used Violet, Amethyst and Punch all in the text weight. Once you have your paper, you can either use the printable pattern for… Read more.

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NestingTableTN

One Nesting Table, Three Ways

When designing my daughter Emily’s new house, it was important for us to find base pieces that can be used in multiple ways as her space and needs change. When we saw this Room Essentials nesting table at Target, we knew it was a winner. You may remember seeing our final look in this post where… Read more.

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DIY Geometric Leather Jewelry

I have been anxious to try some materials other than paper with my new Cricut Explore machine. You may remember a few project of my past project using their glitter iron-on that I love, (aprons and canvas bags) but today I went straight for the leather. That’s right. . . leather! Using the geometric gem… Read more.

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Corkboard_Graphic_DIY

Organizing the New Office Space

This week is a week of new beginnings for me! I have always dreamed of having a creative business where I can join with a group of like minded and make things happen. Well, after 17 months of working solo (and very long hours), I am delighted that two talented ladies have joined me in… Read more.

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MiniEnvelopeNotecardTN

Printable Mini Envelopes and Tiny Cards

Here is a fun little printable for you! Tiny note cards and envelopes are the perfect way to share your love and appreciation or you can print and bundle these in a set to give as a gift. Just download the PDF below, print onto a white paper, trim and fold your envelopes that are… Read more.

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PaperGerberaDaisyTN

DIY Paper Gerbera Daisies

I have to admit that I find a great joy in inventing my version on paper flowers every week. Gerbera daisies are such a happy flower so it seems that this week I have a double dose of cheer. I made these paper blooms with a variety of papers in text weight (anything lighter than… Read more.

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RANUNCULUS

VIDEO: Make a Paper Ranunculus

I am so excited to share with you my next paper flower video! Here I am showing you how I make my version of a crepe paper ranunculus which are so surprisingly easy to make. You can watch the video and place pause where you need to create along with me. These flowers use the… Read more.

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TreatBagTN

Sweet Little Treat Bags to Make

A few weeks ago I received a package from Martha Stewart Crafts with a brand new border paper punch for me to try out for our 12 Months of Martha project that is available on HSN and in Michaels stores on September 7. How fun is this? The punch has the ability to cut both… Read more.

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TargetTN

Styling my Daughter’s New House

I often miss having a little girl to dress up and plan princess parties for, but now my daughter and I are onto “grown up” creative adventures. Emily, who is about to turn 21, will be finishing her cosmetology training soon (yesterday she gave me the best haircut I have ever had) and I am… Read more.

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HibiscusDIY

DIY Crepe Paper Hibiscus Flowers

Even here is rainy Portland we love a wash of tropical colors. It has actually been in the 90′s for the last few weeks and for our little city that is a heat wave! August is the perfect time to go a little tropical, no matter where on the globe you live. These lush hibiscus… Read more.

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Help Me (Please) be the Cricut Design Space Star

Help Me (Please) be the Cricut Design Space Star

Hello everyone! This is a really tricky post for me to write on several levels. One, I am not really accustomed to asking for help, and two. . . I have a HUGE anxiety around what I would consider “popularity contests”. I am getting a rash right now just thinking about it and I am… Read more.

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Crepe_Paper_Pinata

Make a Paper Flower Pinata

How fun is this over-sized ball of bright blooms! This project is perfect for a summer fiesta, birthday party or even a colorful wedding. I made this bright paper flower pinata for a wedding. . . well, a pretend wedding that is. Today I am meeting with a handful of other Portland wedding vendors and… Read more.

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PaperCrownDIY

Paper Crowns for all of the Paper Queens!

When I was a little girl, I was not the typical “dress up like a princess” type. In fact, I had a full (DIY of course) Native American costume that I wore everyday for at least a year. However, as a grown up a tiera now and again is a good thing. We can all… Read more.

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RecipeCardSummerTN

Printable Recipe Cards for Summer

Summery fresh and with a citrus twist, these printable recipe cards were designed just for you. The cards are ready for you to download, add your text and print onto card stock. For this editable text you will want to download the free font Museo Slab and install onto your computer. Then you can open… Read more.

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PaperFlowerLei

Make a Tropical Paper Flower Lei

If you are planning a Luau or tropical party this summer, what a better way to add a splash of color than give each guest a handmade paper lei. You can also decorate your tropical drink straws with these pretty blooms. I promise that these will be a big hit at your summer celebration! For… Read more.

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