Making a Christmas Present for your Cat

I am participating in a round-up of Christmas in July posts. I am sharing a post for an animal gift, specifically for our new kittens. This fish is sewn, stuffed, and filled with catnip. The fabric is also painted using Marabu fabric sprays.  Of course, I had to give it to them now in order […]

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 […]

Create with Cricut’s New Infusible Ink Blanks

Follow along as I use the new infusible ink blanks from Cricut.

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 […]

How to DIY a Decoupage Plate

I have been influenced by Jill Barnes-Dacey’s decoupage work. While mine is nothing to the level of her work, I have been following her for a while in awe. This decoupage plate uses three different materials for imagery; tissue paper, computer print out, and silver leaf. I started with a vision for the plate although it did […]

Learn to Make Easy Fashion Earrings

Learn how to make these easy fashion earrings using the new Mini Maker from Maker’s Movement. I love their earring dies, making jewelry is so easy using them. There are a variety of different sizes but today I am using the teardrop die that comes with the Mini Maker. In fact, all materials except my pliers […]

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 […]

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 Make Metal And Leather Earrings

I enjoy making jewelry, I have been doing it for years. Recently I was introduced to Creative Edge, their CrossOver II die-cutting machine, and all the wonderful jewelry making materials from Makers Movement. It opened up a new level of creativity for me.  The thing I find the most useful with the Crafter’s Edge CrossOver […]