Archives for September 2012

BOO Banner Tutorial!

  When I created my Coffee Filter wreath here awhile back I left it plain and chose not to add a bunch of embellishments because I knew I wanted to cutesy it up for the seasons and attach seasonal decor just like this "BOO Banner" I created for Halloween.  I love how it turned out and it was fairly easy to create.       {Supplies}   - 3 - 4" x 4" cardboard coasters - pattern … [Read more...]

Pick of the Patch ~ Here’s 30 Pumpkin Ideas to Share!

♥ To me pumpkins are the essential Fall decor.  Big, round, tall, skinny, fat, doesn't matter -- if it's a pumpkin that means Fall to me.  Stick them in a wagon, sit them on a porch, hang them off of a ladder, decorate them with eyes, glue or glitter, carve them with a knife, eat them, use them in a pie or loaf of bread, pancakes, muffins or casserole….they are just the essential Fall item. … [Read more...]

Clean or Dirty Dishwasher Signs

I was totally inspired to create some of these little signs for my dishwasher the moment I spotted them over at Somewhat Simple.  Once upon a time I had a clean/dirty sign for my dishwasher but not sure what ever happened to it?!!  I think one of my boys "played" with it when he was little and stuck it somewhere (probably in the trash) -- lol.   It was time for something new because I would hear … [Read more...]

{Still Rocking at… 70} Man Card

We were recently invited to my sister-in-law's dad's 70th birthday celebration and when planning my card I immediately knew I wanted to have a guitar on it.  He's played in a band with friends his whole life traveling to little local communities entertaining folks from all around.  He plays guitar in the band so this is the focus of my card.  When creating a card for a specific person I really … [Read more...]

Crescent Pizza Rolls

I found this yummy recipe over at Sharing My Love for Cooking's blog and made these for my family. All I can say is simple.easy.yum! ☺ Ingredients:1 (8 ounce) package refrigerated crescent roll dough4 cheese sticks, halved1 (3.5 ounce) package sliced pepperonioptional - marinara or ranch sauce for dippingGarlic Butter Glaze:2 tablespoons butter, melted1/2 teaspoon Italian seasonings1/4 teaspoon … [Read more...]

{This is How I….?} ~ Grocery Shop

Hello everyone and welcome!  For my new series I want to connect with you by sharing some of the ways I do things.  If you didn't see my post from yesterday you can see that here explaining a little more.  Thank you ALL for your sweet comments, emails and special thoughts.  I love you one and all!  xoxo!First up….. You may remember this post from earlier this year when I mentioned that 2012 … [Read more...]

{This is How I….?} Series

Hello and welcome!  Back to the Beginning. When I first started this blog back in early 2009 it was to share my projects I created using my Cricut.  I know some of readers who have been with me for a while have seen my blog posts go from paper projects using my Cricut onto a more variety of projects including anything crafty.  {See my Project Gallery here} I've been a crafter my entire life and … [Read more...]

8" Personalized Letters using Cricut’s Chip Decor

When I found out that my good friend was looking to decorate her sweet little boy's nursery with stand alone letters I knew I wanted to do this for her.  She wanted a simple "block" font and Hobby Lobby has the perfect chip decor letters to spell out his adorable name. She wanted a Nautical theme design so I looked for inspiration on Etsy and by surfing the web.   For the embellishments I found … [Read more...]