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Teacher Appreciation Gifts – Round Up!

May 5th is National Teacher Appreciation day which gives us the perfect opportunity to say thanks to those people who teach, support and nurture our children through their education. I may be biased but I don’t think there is any better way to say thanks than to make something at home with the kiddos. Today I have… Read more.

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Papercut Spring Garden in a Glass Dome

We had huge success with our papercut winter scene in a glass dome so creating a new one for Spring seemed like a must-do project. Created by our illustrator Krista, this design of berry plants, mushrooms and grasses with a little mouse eating his berry is actually super simple to achieve with just four sheets of… Read more.

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Scandinavian patterns

Add a Little Graphic Print to Your Oven Mitts

We created this geometric pattern as part of the Design Space Star competition with the intention that it could be used on lots of different products in our kitchen restyle. We picked up these gorgeous oven mitts at Crate & Barrel, the edge of which is ideal for adding your own little stamp of creativity…. Read more.

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Frameable quote art

Inspirational Quote Art for Mother’s Day or Any Day

Hi! We mentioned the other day that we are big fans of surrounding ourselves with things that make us happy. On Wednesday we shared the printable file for our inspirational quote cards for any occasion. And, wanting to take it that little bit further, today we are sharing these gorgeous prints. One featuring that same… Read more.

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Simple Paper Flowers Stamped With Sweet Sentiments

This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp. We love playing with stamps here at Lia Griffith HQ and fell in love with these little sentiment stamps by Simon Says Stamp over the weekend. We wanted to do something a little different with them and we came up with the idea of creating these simple paper… Read more.

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Decorate Your Kitchen Containers with Scandinavian Designs

I wanted to create a collection of personalized containers as part of my kitchen restyle (link) this week. It’s one of seventeen projects I created using my Cricut Explore for the Design Space Star competition and one I am super happy with. These patterns use elements from the design I used for the Scandinavian apron… Read more.

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DIY Jam Jar Labels – Creativebug Video Tutorial

I love to make my own jams and fruit spreads and love even more to hand a jar or two to neighbors and friends after cooking up a batch on the weekend. In fact I love to give edible gifts on any occasion and have been known to package up macarons, sugared almonds, gourmet coffee… Read more.

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Easter labels

Pretty Printable Easter Labels

We just LOVE to customize. Not only for ourselves, but for friends and family when we are gift giving. It adds an extra personal touch that can only be achieved when we put a little bit of ourselves into it. Personalized labels are the perfect way to add a touch of ‘homemade’ to your offerings… Read more.

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Scandinavian Iron-On Patterned Apron, Towels and Napkins

We created this pretty Scandinavian style flower pattern as part of the Design Space Star competition with the intention that it could be used on a lot of different products in our kitchen restyle. We picked up this gorgeous linen apron, teal linen towels and cocktail napkins at Crate & Barrel, the edges and pocket… Read more.

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Easter Cards

Kid’s Easter Cards to Download and Print

It is just a few weeks before Easter so today we are sharing a set of four utterly adorable Easter cards and a matching DIY envelope for the kids to personalize, print onto card stock and give to classmates or friends. The little animals are based on our designs for the Easter candy huggers, Easter… Read more.

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Make a Mother’s Day Felt Flower Brooch and Gift Card

Make a Mother’s Day Felt Flower Brooch and Gift Card

I am a self confessed anglophile. I often say I was born on the wrong continent and constantly find myself drawn to all things British. So I was pleased to hear that Mother’s Day in the UK is almost upon us – next Sunday 15th March in fact. Our US equivalent is not until May… Read more.

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DIY Wedding Favors: Paper Succulent Pots

Succulents are enjoying huge popularity at the moment and they look set to stay that way which I’m super pleased about. These paper succulent DIY wedding favors are perfectly on trend and have the added bonus of lasting a lifetime, so your guests can take home the perfect memento of your special day! This is… Read more.

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Kid's Valentine Project

Kid’s Valentine Project Round-Up

My team and I love coming up with ideas for handmade children’s Valentine’s Day gifts and this year has been a blast. I wanted to bring them all together in one final post for those of you who fancy a little afternoon crafting before the big day. Our quick and easy candy huggers are a… Read more.

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Valentine's Labels

Printable Valentine’s Day Labels

To finish our Valentine’s Day lineup, we are excited to share a set of pretty printables that are perfect for the grown-ups in your life. This set of polka dot kraft and blush watercolor labels give a variety of fun messages that are perfect for your friends, your favorite co-workers and even the love in… Read more.

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Kid's Valentine Card

DIY Valentine Pop-Up Card

Valentine’s day is the perfect time to get out your craft kit and make something beautiful so I was super excited to be asked by Cindy from craft blog Skip to My Lou to create a unique Valentine’s project just for you. I’ve already posted the pretty heart garland, cute kids candy huggers (and more!) so this time I… Read more.

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Paper Succulents

Paper Succulent Heart Wall Art

I was recently asked by FloraCraft® to create a piece of wall art using their Make It: Fun® Foam Sheets. My paper succulent wreath was so popular that I just had to come up with a fun twist on the design for Valentine’s Day. This 3D heart makes a bold statement on any wall but I… Read more.

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Paper Roses

Mini Paper Rose Framed Artwork

Valentine’s Day. . . one of my favorites. It gives me an excuse to mix a little pink and red into my decor and a perfect opportunity to go all roses. For a little splash of Valentine’s Day color, here is a fun and easy project that you can make for your home or as… Read more.

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Printable Watercolor and Floral Address Labels

Big thanks to World Label for hosting today’s pretty address labels. These stylish address labels, return labels or shipping labels will sure stand out.  I love this soft floral and watercolor wash designs. They come in a mix of bright spring colors and you can choose a classic slab font or a modern hand drawn… Read more.

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Printable stationery

Printable Floral Note Cards & Watercolor Letterhead

For a pretty DIY project that you can make for yourself or as a gift for a friend, here are a few different versions of pen and ink floral note cards and a watercolor wash letterhead. You can choose the Museo font style or the handwritten Amatic font style. Each have their own PDF that you… Read more.

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Monogrammed Towels

Simple and Elegant Monogrammed Towels

  In updating my main floor bathroom, I wanted to add a bit more personal touch and found an easy and elegant way with monogramming my new hand towels. The fibers on these towels are fine and low pile which makes a perfect canvas for an easy iron-on monogram. I cut my monograms from a… Read more.

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