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 […]

Creating a Fun Layered Tag with Maker’s Movement

I am sharing how I made this layered tag using Maker’s Movement products. The dies, the stamps, even the die cutting machine are all from Maker’s Movement. I like the different patterns of the paper layered on top of each other. The tag die set comes with a variety of different sizes, I used the […]

Cricut Machine Tool Organizer

I am really excited to share the new Machine Tool Organizer from Cricut. It sells for $29.99. This post and photos contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through any link, I will receive a small commission at no extra charge to you.Any supplies used may be given to me free of charge, however, all projects and […]

How to Make Ribbon Flowers

These Ribbon Flowers are very versatile. You could use them as craft embellishments or how about for clips in girl’s hair? I found them to be very comforting and peaceful to make, maybe even more therapeutic for me than for their final use.  This post and photos contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through […]

How to Etch a Glass Decanter with EtchAll

The minute I saw this decanter advertised on the Dollar Tree website, I knew I had to have it. I wanted to etch it with etchall. I love the iridescent quality of the glass. I had a hard time deciding which color decanter to get but ultimately decided upon the purple version. I originally envisioned […]

How to Craft a 3D Rose Panel

Designer Craft Connection is having a blog hop sponsored by DCWV’s Petal Paper. I’d never worked with Petal Paper before so I ran a few tests before I decided upon what I was going to create. I will share those experiments with you before I share the tutorial for my project. Visit all the other […]

How to Etch Celebratory Champagne Glasses

These basic champagne glasses from the Dollar Store were given an upgrade with Etchall Etching Cream and then decorated with Alcohol Inks. They make the perfect pair for celebrating a special occasion or for everyday use. You could change the color combination to suit your needs like school colors for a college graduation party, or […]

Three Quick and Easy Things to Make with the Cricut Joy

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut for Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. I was so excited to open the Cricut Joy. I have the Cricut Maker and I have used other Cricut machines as well. I like the ability to cut long pieces of continuous material but I am most excited about the Card […]

Labeling My Craft Supplies with Cricut Joy

Along with the Cricut Joy I received Smart Label Vinyl. I wanted to give it a try and I had a tower of craft supplies that I had been using but hadn’t gotten around to labeling them. Since they are rather new, I haven’t fully settled on all the drawer contents but the ones I […]

Making a Cat Shirt with Cricut Joy

We recently adopted two new kittens, one for each daughter. Even though they are fun and playful, my daughter was having a down day. So, I decided tomake her a cute shirt to commemorate her new kitten. I used my Cricut Joy and Smart Iron-on Glitter along with the cat image from Cricut. I am […]