Archives for August 2013

Lunch Box Notes

My big guy just started 1st grade and wants to take his lunch every day.  So every morning mom (that’s me) is packing his lunch to enjoy during his day.  This year I thought it would be fun to tuck a little note inside for him to see when he opens up his lunch kit.  His reading is getting better and better so I think he may be able to read some of the sweet notes mom shares.  I turned to Google to … [Read more...]

Turning Ordinary Lunch Sacks into ExtraOrdinary Gift Bags through Embossing Folders

I wanted to share a fun and crafty way to jazz up some plain ole white or brown lunch sacks into extraordinary gift bags.  My good friend Lori (thanks friend!) shared this technique with me awhile back and I thought it would be a fun idea to share it with you too.  Just run these bags through the Cuttebug, Big Shot or other embossing machine using an embossing folder.  Depending on the bag size, … [Read more...]

{Sweet Apple Tags} Gift Bag Idea

Hello my sweet friends -- I hope you all had a fantastic week-end.  I am really excited to have some of my crafting mojo back.  I guess when we get a little burned out on things we need to take a step back and reexamine things, allowing ourselves some time to recoup.  Thanks for sticking with me. :) Yesterday, I shared this adorable Post It Note Acrylic Frame Teacher's Gift and today I would … [Read more...]

{PRODUCT SHARE} ~ Erin Condren Life Planner Video Review

Hello and happy week-end!  I can't believe it is the week-end before school starts in our area.  We had a great summer and looking forward to the beginning of another school year. In an attempt to continue on my quest Simplify and Organize my life I wanted to share a quick review my new Life Planner I received this past week.  If you are not familiar with Erin Condren you can check out her … [Read more...]

Ewe are Loved Card

I wanted to share a super adorable card I created for a good friend who is leaving a job that she really enjoys but her health was failing her and needed to concentrate on herself.  It was a hard decision but I know that God's work is not complete for her. I thought this little sheep was the perfect focal point of my card. Details: Card measures 4.25 x 5.50 Sheep is from Cricut … [Read more...]

15 Teacher & School Crafts

One of my favorite crafts to create is school themed related for teachers, school friends, classmates and more.  I just love the colors, images and cute little quotes.  So fun! Here is 15 of my all time favorites to share once again.  Enjoy!  Faux School Books using Recycled Cricut Cartridge Boxes  Back to School Teacher’s Gift  Altered Journals ~ for Teacher’s Gifts Teacher … [Read more...]


Hello everyone and welcome to the first peak inside my new blog update and design.  I'm super excited to be getting back into the swing of things. Just to bring you up to date I made the switch from blogger to wordpress so I know things will look really different but please know it's still me.  :)  I plan to get back to a few basics of what brought me into crafting to begin with, share some … [Read more...]