{Craft Tip} for Identifying Marker Colors

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Hey guys -- sharing a quick tip that I used to help me identify my markers that didn't have the color on the cap. Works like a charm..... see the video here or watch below. … [Read more...]

Starting a Mixed Media Project | Supplies for a Newbie

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Hi there everyone and welcome! Today I am sharing my first mixed media project of this kind. After finishing up this little sweet girl I realized that I LOVE MIXED MEDIA.  This is a craft I haven't delved into in the past but extremely pumped to create this way. Who knew?  Surely not this girl. I ran across Christy Tomlinson awhile back and liked her art.  Of course all of the doodling is … [Read more...]

♥ Cricut’s Summer Blowout Sale through August 31st

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**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. Whether we like it or not, summer is quickly coming to a close. Cricut is having a Summer Blowout Sale with incredible deals on titles that you won't want to miss. From the Stretch Your Imagination Wedding Digital Set (now just $3.33) that will keep you covered for many … [Read more...]

It’s “Mice” to Meet You ~ Teacher Card

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I love play on word creations for various occasions; puns that use words in place of common words that have a theme or different meaning. While I was scrolling through my cartridges on Cricut Design Space I spotted that little mouse from Create a Critter cartridge. I think he is adorable and the idea of "mice" to meet you popped in my head. I hope you think so too. During a recent trip … [Read more...]

{for my new Teacher} Apple Treat using a Recycled Container

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I love recycle crafts especially when I can create them to be as cute as this little apple. Gifts from the heart are so much more special than any old thing I could pick up at the store so one of my favorite things to do is create these types of crafts. I created this project with back to school in mind but the card can be easily changed to Christmas, teacher appreciation or end of school. … [Read more...]

{Happy Birthday} Tie Card

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Happy Friday! I created this card for my Boss who wears a dress shirt and tie everyday so I thought it would be a fun card idea to celebrate his birthday! I watched this video on YouTube to get the general idea of size and how to get started. It was pretty easy to do after watching her steps. :)  I love YouTube video tutorials.  Such a wealth of visual information. The patterned paper (shirt … [Read more...]

⭐️ Celebrate 1st Day of School Treat Bag Toppers

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My kiddos go back to school in a couple of weeks but some areas have already started. Yikes! Where did the summer go? These little bag toppers are super cute to make using  a school bus, some stamps, paper and markers for doodling.  ((love)) Fill a plastic baggie with candy (or other treat) and top with a cute bag topper.  Just staple or use double sided tape. ::Celebrate 1st Day of School … [Read more...]

🌲 #Cards4Love Christmas Cards using Print and Cut in Cricut Design Space

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Hello everyone!  First of all I want to say thank you for all of the comments, responses and support I have received from my post about my grand baby CJ.  Your support is appreciated more than you know.  I also ask for your continued prayers in this journey for my family. ---- I'm back today with my other cards I created in part of the #Cards4Love event hosted by CraftbyTwo.  You may remember my … [Read more...]

♥ Meet my Grand Baby CJ ♥

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Hello everyone -- I don't usually share a whole lot of personal family things with my readers but wanted to share our story in hopes that it will inspire others that families can do hard things. In the Spring of 2015 our 9 month old grand baby came to live with us. He is now almost 14 months. I know you may be thinking, what? You never told us that you were going to have a grand baby! We didn't … [Read more...]

{Back to School} Let’s Roll into School Teacher Gift with Tag Printable

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This is still one of my favorite "Meet the Teacher" night gifts I ever created for one of Spencer's teachers. I really like to personalize my gifts so that they can keep them for years to come.   Each side is decorated in a school themed image.  I love "play on words" so I created the Let's Roll into School tag because I was filling the jar with Tootsie Rolls.  ☺ I found this square … [Read more...]