• Gifts
  • Autumn Morning Paper Hoop Art

    Today marks the release of the gorgeous Autumn Morning Collection from Crafter’s Companion and I’m celebrating with a tutorial for this quick and inexpensive décor piece.  Hoop art is trending again, so I thought I’d make some using lots of items from the new collection and my favorite medium – paper! Start by turning a […]

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  • Hand Decorated Wedding Gift Bag

    Weddings are the kind of occasion where I really like to personalize a gift…all the way down to the packaging.  Decorating a plain kraft gift bag with a couple’s wedding colors or flowers is the perfect way to add a unique touch to that ordinary registry item. Start by trimming a piece of foiled patterned […]

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  • Summer Melon Picnic Pockets

    Looking for a cute and simple way to dress up your next summer barbecue?  Watermelon decor is super trendy right now and these melon-themed picnic pockets are perfect for holding utensils or some summer treats for your guests. Start by trimming pieces of Emerald and Fairway Stardream Metallic Cardstocks to 5″ x 11″. Trim Gold and Pink Sapphire Mirrisparkle Glitter Cardstock to 3.5″ […]

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  • Handmade Travel Journal

    Oh, how I miss travel.  My husband and I used to plan at least two week-long trips every year that would take us all over this beautiful country…and then we had a baby.  For the record, it was totally worth it, but I can’t wait until it’s a little easier to travel with my son […]

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  • Autumn Morning Home Decor

    Welcome back friends!  Today I wanted to share a few more ideas using the new Autumn Morning Collection from Crafter’s Companion (coming to HSN on July 11th!).  This candle wrap was super quick to make, but makes a pretty and bold statement perfect for your autumn tablescape. The main part of the wrap is just […]

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  • Autumn Morning Twist Gift Box

    Here’s a fun way to package a few treats that’ll really leave your recipient wondering how in the world you made that!  Twist gift boxes are super unique and not as hard to make as they look.  Keep an eye out for the tutorial coming soon…in the meantime, enjoy this sneak peek at the new […]

  • Cards
  • Simple One-Layer Notecards

    Sometimes I get so caught up in all of the beautiful dies, fancy tools, and coloring media available these days, I forget how nice it is to just sit down with some stamps and ink.  And truth be told, most of the people I give cards to could care less how much dimension, texture, and […]