I don't know about you - but I LOVE making my own version of art pieces I see. I can't recall where I saw a similar style of earring, but I had this vision floating around in my head for ages and finally decided to give these babies go.
Happy Wednesday everyone! I am honored this month to be a guest designer for the wonderful blog of Paper Girls Challenge Blog! The fun challenge this go round is for the theme Home or Family! Check it out here, we'd love to see what you create for this exciting first challenge of the new year! My project … Continue reading Paper Girls Guest Designer! Split Letter Monogram Wedding Gift
Hi all!! This is one of my absolute favorite projects - I made it for the sweets buffet at our wedding back in June!! I can't tell you why I'm just now posting about it (oh wait, I was busy with the wedding!) but here goes!!! I used a DCWV stack called Bella Armoire, which … Continue reading “SWEETS” Banner for Candy Buffet
Now, to be sure, I am a HUGE cricut fan. I love love love my Cricut, but a girl's gotta expand her horizons. Nowdays, there are tons of companies that make dies for the various die cutting machines, but we're a thrifty bunch! There are all kinds of videos that show you different "sandwiches" that … Continue reading A New (old) Cuttlebug!
Browsing Pinterest again... (I'm so addicted!!!) I came across some wall hangings that I thought were the cutest idea; they were double sided so you could make one piece for multiple seasons. In my scrap repertoire, I just happened to have supplies to make my own, so here's what I came up with!! Using some … Continue reading DIY Wall Hanging
Woo hoo, it's the month of All Hallows Eve!! And now that I finally have a house of my own to decorate, I've started going a little crazy with skulls and pumpkins! After a Walmart haul from the Halloween isle, I started putting together a haunted mantle and made a little banner to go along … Continue reading A haunted holiday…
I was given the opportunity last weekend to fly back to Denver to participate in the Tri for the Cure (a triathlon for breast cancer research) with my mom 😀 She was nice enough to sign me up and fly me back so that I could do the race with her! So I wanted to … Continue reading DIY Gift Boxes
You know you're a craft-addict when you upcycle a previous DIY project. Oh my... ;D A few years ago, a couple of my girlfriends and I went to Joanns and got fleece to make some tie blankets. (Here's a tutorial for tie blankets if you haven't made one before, they're super easy and no-sew!) I … Continue reading The ultimate thrift: Upcycling a DIY project !!!
For years and years, I've been collecting pictures of home decor ideas, architectural layouts, paint techniques, interesting feng shui tips and more, just waiting for the day that I can start decorating my very own home! However, the boy and I are still renting... and I was getting tired of holding back on the decorating … Continue reading Sprucing it up!