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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.

Kitchen remodle

Home Tour: My Kitchen in Scandinavian Style

I have been so excited to freshen up my kitchen decor and becoming a finalist in Cricut’s “Design Space Star” competition has given me the perfect opportunity to do so! For the final challenge, the 5 round winners were given the challenge to re-decorate one room in our home. (You can see my winning designs… Read more.


Organizing My Crafting Paper + New Paper Project

It is that time of year, after the busy holidays for our studio to get organized so we can stay as creative as possible. A few months ago we shared our new office space as I brought three others onto my team and needed to move the craft space and add desks and work spaces…. Read more.

French Laundry printable spa labels

Printable Spa Labels in a French Laundry Style

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.


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 who 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.


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.


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.


Printable Farmhouse Herb and Spice Jar Labels in Two Styles

Now that you have your pantry newly styled with your Farmhouse Pantry Labels it is time to update your herb and spice labels too. Just for you, here are two sets (chalkboard and kraft paper) of herb and spice jar labels to match the pantry labels from last weeks post. For my jars, I decided… Read more.


Printable Farmhouse Pantry Labels in Two Styles

The truth is, I am craving the thought of living in a vintage 1920’s farmhouse and for the last few months just can’t get it out of my head. As a lifelong city girl, I jokingly call myself the accidental farm girl, meaning, I would have never guessed my interest heading back the direction of… Read more.


Bees Wax Cloth Wrap to Replace the Plastic Wrap in My Kitchen + Plus a $250 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!!

Here we are in mid-January, some of us still recovering from the impact that these holidays can make on our bank accounts. I have joined 9 other bloggers in giving you 10 ideas on how to save money and for one of you to win a $250 gift card from Amazon! I love these heartful… Read more.

2014 Calendar

2014 Printable Calender. . . Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! Where did this year go? It was so packed with projects, memories and a few challenges thrown in. As many of you know, I started this blog in late March. It has been the best nine months of my life when it comes to feeling excited to get up everyday and… Read more.


DIY Antiqued Frame Jewelry Display

What a busy week this has been. I was working hard to finish at least one room for another home tour and I am close, but did not quite get there. I am off to San Francisco today for a writer’s conference so I needed to grab one of my “oldie but goodie” tutorials to… Read more.


Style Your Clipboards with Printed Label Paper and Washi Tape

One of my favorite organization tools is the good old fashioned clipboard. I like to have each project on a separate board so that I can easily switch gears without having to hunt through a stack of papers. When I designed my office space, I planned a wall that would easily display all of my… Read more.


Decorate Your Matchboxes with These Pretty Fall Printables

Is it Monday already? I have been busy all weekend making brand new paper flowers for my upcoming book. You can see a sneak peek on my instagram. A few hot glue gun burns later. . . I have finished my first deadline. Between working on these fun blooms, I have began shifting my home… Read more.

DIY Chalkboard

Make This Chalkboard Pin Board Combo

You may remember seeing this framed chalkboard show up as a prop in posts from time to time. I made it over a year ago using a thrift store frame that I painted teal and filling the space with a chalkboard paint covered piece of foam board. At the time I used the foam board… Read more.

Faux Dip Painted Spoons

Faux Paint Dipped Spoon Handles

Yes, today is Wednesday which means it is “home tour day”. I am having to push that off for a few more days since I had a pirate shipwreck in my house this weekend and the clean-up crew (me) is still at work. If you missed it, you can see the Pirate Party in this… Read more.

Washi Tape Notebook Pencil

Washi Tape Your Pencils and Notebooks

Confession time. I am addicted to washi tape. Not only are the pretty colors and patterns a pull for me, but it is also the fun projects I see that are waiting to be created with this pretty tape that have pushed me into the state of obsession. I am very lucky to have Collage,… Read more.

Chalkboard Canning Labels

Printable Chalkboard Style Freezer & Canning Jar Labels

Thank you for asking me to design this set of freezer and canning labels. I am now quite excited to try my hand at canning for the first time, even though it is my families tradition. I designed these labels in the so-very-popular vintage chalkboard theme, all coordinating with the pantry labels and spice… Read more.

Upcycled Basket

Upcycled Grocery Bag Fruit Basket

Happy Monday! I created this tutorial for the grocery bag basket over a year ago for another blog and since it is still one of my favorites I would like to share it here as well. I am still using my little baskets for photo props and to collect cards and paper clips on my… Read more.

Printable Office Labels

Printable Office Labels with Stylish Chevron Pattern

What is more dull that the plain off-yellow manila file folders? Yet oddly I am excited to add these folders to my office design. I was given the challenge by to come up with a stylish label system that takes the standard folder up a notch or two. First, I found these great looking… Read more.

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