Swift Bead Needle by Clover

I was so excited to get a sample of the Swift Bead Needle by Clover. I originally saw it demonstrated at Creativation in January and I was speechless when I saw it. I know it is going to dynamically change how I bead and make jewelry. The Swift Bead needle is available on Amazon. (affiliate link)

How to Bead Faux Leather Earrings with Maker’s Movement

Today I am sharing a video tutorial for making a pair of faux leather die-cut earrings. These earrings are beaded after die-cutting the faux leather. I like how the beads dangle down below the edge of the faux leather. You can start with the dies from the Maker’s Movement and then decorate them in so […]

Quilling Paper Bead Earrings

Today I have a post over on the ScraPerfect blog for making these earrings from paper beads. I am a member of the ScraPerfect Design Team and I post tutorials on their blog twice a month. I would love for you to hop over and see the entire post.

How To Make Faux Leather Earrings

How to make faux leather earrings with a Cricut. Includes a free SVG file. How to Make Jewelry Using a Cricut Machine.

Make a Paper Mobile with Maker’s Movement

With just a few simple materials you can make this beautiful hanging mobile. Today I am working with Maker’s Movement to bring you this tutorial. I just love how it turned out. I have it hanging in the doorway between my living room and dining room. My daughters noticed it and mentioned how pretty it […]

Make Your Own Crafting Shimmer Spray

You know craft supplies are expensive, but not all of them have to be. Did you know you can make your own shimmer spray? And, the materials can be found at the dollar store for significant savings. This shimmer spray hack works just as well and costs so much less, I had to give it […]

Christmas in July – Recycled Ornament

With the temperature outside reaching close to 100 degrees, it is really hard to be creative with a Christmas theme. But, for Christmas in July, a blog hop with the Creative Crafters, I made a recycled Christmas Ornament. The ornament is made from pull tabs from soda cans.  Materials: Hot glue Hot glue gun pull […]

How to Make a Trinket Box with Little Birdie

The Designer Crafts Connection group is hosting a blog hop that is sponsored by Little Birdie this month. The above decoupage trinket box is what I made with the supplies Little Birdie provided. I really enjoyed the creative process of making the trinket box and I added a few parts as I was creating that […]

My Top 5 Creativation Finds

I was at Creativation last week for the yearly trade show. I didn’t get to every booth but from those that I did manage to visit, I have a list of my top 5 favorites. Some of these on the list blew me away. Like I couldn’t even speak I was so amazed and it […]