Christmas week is here! For your last minute handmade Christmas cards, consider making one of these gorgeous paper cuts. They are in the same style as the winter village and woodland paper lanterns and are a keepsake that can be used as framed art or to place on the shelf for holidays to come. If… Read more.
Do you need a creative idea to wrap your holiday gift card gifts? How about hang them on the tree? These pretty paper cut envelopes are made from a mix of metallic papers and glitter papers that you can find at your craft supply store. We were asked by Cricut to do a test run… Read more.
We just can’t get enough of the white paper cut winter scenes! First you saw the paper lanterns featuring the trees, deer, fox and rabbit, then the three layer winter village and now here is a glass dome filled with a white paper woodland scene. How pretty is this? We did cut this paper scene… Read more.
When I was growing up, it was very rare that we had a store bought gift for Christmas. Though back in those early days it was due to tight budgets, I now love to give a handmade gifts or add a DIY personal touch to my gifts. Michaels has asked the Michaels Makers to share… 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.
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.
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.
Did you know that bohemian jewelry is the new fashion craze here in Portland? When I heard that Duck Tape has created 12×12 sheets that can be cut on the Cricut Explore I knew I had to try them out. After all, I am always up for a challenge, right? Bohemian jewelry made from Duck Tape. …. Read more.
If you cannot tell by now I am really looking forward to Halloween night! We are rounding up our Halloween party with these Printable Halloween Beverages Labels. Aren’t they a perfect complement to any spooky bash, transforming an ordinary bottles to a spook-tacular potion?! I designed these free printable Halloween beverage labels for your wine,… Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I happened to have it on my project list to do a simple, last-minute Father’s Day project. When Michaels invited me to join 29 other crafty bloggers in their Michaels Makers group I knew exactly the project I would make. As Michaels Makers, we are given a monthly challenge (you know how I love challenges)… Read more.
Welcome to summer! I am thinking that with the upcoming summer outings, beach trips and sleepovers, a cute tote is the perfect thing for just about anyone. For these four totes, Lindsay and I designed different looks that we then cut with my Cricut Explore from glitter iron-on and added to plain white cotton tote… Read more.
Ahhhh, spaaaa. My house smells so good right now and I wish I could add a little scratch-and-sniff to this post and share it with you all. I am posting twice today because I really want to get these printable labels to you before the weekend! Mother’s Day is a week and a few days… Read more.
We are continuing the spa theme today with this recipe for a DIY scrub that will help prepare your skin ready for your pretty summer dresses. The base of epsom or sea salt not only exfoliates your skin but has the added benefit of absorbing toxins. One note about my reason for choosing salt over… Read more.
There is nothing more luxurious than homemade bath and body products that are so fresh, natural and organic. This grapefruit and lavender body butter is delicious! I had a hard time not wanting to scoop it right into my mouth. . . though I am sure it feels and smells better than it actually tastes…. Read more.
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.
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.