Christmas is coming!!!!! Ok - so it's October, and I will admit, I've started listening to Christmas music!! This is a very simple tri-fold photo folio, I'll probably use it for a gift for someone this Christmas. This is a brain-child of working for too long on one project and all of a sudden, desperately … Continue reading Christmas Photo Folio
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!
I created this smash book style journal a while back, and I absolutely love the softness of the pastels with the craft paper! I'm no a big journaler, so I'll be honest, I haven't figured out what to write in it yet! I really want to use it as a travel journal, to write … Continue reading Art & travel Journal
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!
So I'm always kindof hesitant to make something crafty for the men in my life, wondering if it will be manly enough. I did dive into making a really-mini mini for my boyfriend for Valentines Day (click here to see it!) and not only does he keep it on the night stand on his side … Continue reading Father’s Day Project!
After spending ages scouring the interwebs for a manly enough homemade gift for my boyfriend for the much-loved overly-commercialized Valentines Day, I finally settled on doing a really-mini-mini made out of a deck of cards. This ended up being the perfect size, since it was almost too small to do extensive embellishments on (didn't want … Continue reading Scrappy Mini for My Man