Making Awesome Art with an Inspirational Word

I am working on a piece of art for Denise Boddey’s design team. I used a variety of different techniques beginning with alcohol ink, foiled paper, chipboard,  and foiled paper origami. I will share all the materials and directions (or links to directions) below. I hope you enjoy and try some of these techniques. The […]

Making a Motion Card with a TLC Die

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Follow along as I made a motion card using a die from TLC Designs.

Making Embossed Earrings with Maker’s Movement

I absolutely love the detail in these earrings. I wasn’t sure if I could emboss faux leather but I gave it a try and it turned out fabulously! I stamped an image onto the faux leather, applied embossing powder, and then heat set it. I was really impressed! I actually ended up making two pairs of […]

How to Celebrate with Etching

This is such a fun way to celebrate. It could be a birthday, wedding, anniversary, new job, graduation, so many different opportunities to etch a fun statement onto a bottle. For this post, I used Sparkling Cider but a bottle of wine or even a glass bottle of soda would work. The glass etching can […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make a Gift Container

This die (gift carton) is so versatile and reminds me of a small milk carton. The die from Maker’s Movement cuts and scores all in one pass. I plan to put candy inside for Easter but a small gift would be nice as well. The gift carton can function as unique gift wrapping and a […]

DIY Inexpensive Floral Embellishments

How to make inexpensive floral embellishments from Dollar Tree materials.

How to Make Origami Boxes for Ornaments and Gifts

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Making origami boxes that work for ornaments and gift wrapping. Learn how to make your own.

3d Paper Christmas Ornament – Square

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How fun to make your own Christmas ornaments? Make this 3D box ornament with a free SVG file.