This is my favorite time of the year and thank you World Label for sponsoring today’s freebie! I love sharing our new set of kid’s gift tags and labels and this year we are continuing with the Polar/Arctic theme. Remember the winter window clings from last week? This set of gift tags and gift labels… Read more.
I am adding my finishing touched to my holiday tree this week and one of my handmade ornaments are these elegant paper cut pieces that are made from glitter paper. My tree is a mixture of golds and whites in a soft woodland theme. Oh so pretty!! I will share the full reveal with you… Read more.
I am slowly revealing bits of my DIY woodland themed Christmas tree ornaments and decor and today it is all about the garland. I wanted the garland on my tree to make a statement and stand out on its own. After looking at several possibilities I decided to make something from a wool blend felt… Read more.
It is time for a new wreath from my front door! I am smitten with my navy and gold living room and wanted to continue that look to the entry of the house. I have seen some gorgeous metal wreaths that have a antique and copper feel on the market right now and thought it… 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.
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.
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.
I am excited to announce that I have teamed up with Shutterfly to offer four gorgeous photo card to include Christmas cards, a Happy Holiday card and a New Year’s card. Each has several option for photo quantity and some have matching address labels too. You can take a look at what is ready to… Read more.
And you thought it was too early to start thinking about Holiday decorations? Here in the U.S. most people will put up their holiday trees the day after Thanksgiving towards the end of November. However, when Michaels asked me to participate in their Dream Tree Challenge I couldn’t resist getting an early start on the Holidays!… Read more.
As winter is approaching and it is getting cooler outside, I love to host intimate gatherings at my home. This year I decided to embrace the winter season with this Frozen themed party. We don’t get a lot of snow here in Portland so I thought it would be fun to create a white wonderland… Read more.
This last Christmas when I made my holiday tree decorated in all paper ornaments, I made some orbs that were covered in little paper circles. I kept seeing them as a very round paper pine cone and thought how cute it would be to make some in more of the cone shape. Pine cones are… Read more.
Hello lovelies! I am so excited to finally share the paper bird tutorial. And it is in video form too!! Since this was my Christmas tree topper as a turtle dove, I planned to share in December, but with the passing of my mother and a busy traveling schedule in January, the birds have now… Read more.
Hello everyone! I am back from my trip to Salt Lake City where I met the team from Cricut and attended the Alt Summit. It was a very successful week and I will be sharing some of my finds and news from that in the next few months. The highlights of my week were: 1)… Read more.