💙 Make a Monogram with Cricut Explore

The post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you click on any of the Cricut links. I promise to only share products I personally use and I feel my readers will enjoy.   All opinions are 100% mine.  If you've been following this blog for any length of time you know that I love my Cricut machines. I am loving playing around with Cricut Explore and learning all these new … [Read more...]

“Post It Notes” Acrylic Frame Teacher Gift with Video & Printable Instructions

Hello everyone and thanks for stopping by.  :) As we gear up for back to school I wanted to share a sweet little gift you can create for a special teacher, aide, office staff, nurse and more.  I think it super adorable and can be used over and over for years to come.  This style can easily be changed by switching out the embellishments and paper to create a special gift for someone special or … [Read more...]

{Butterfly Sympathy Card} using Cricut Explore

I am in the process of replenishing my stash of handmade cards and needed to get some sympathy cards created. I have had some friends that have lost loved ones recently and really want to send a thoughtful card to them. This is my first project cut (the butterfly) I created using my new Cricut Explore machine. WooHoo -- I have had it for a while but just needed to sit down and learn what it … [Read more...]

Our Dad Our Hero Canvas Frame | Video Tutorial

Father's Day is on Sunday June 21st.  I wanted to come up with a project that was fairly easy to do and that can be completed in a short amount of time.  This project is perfect one to gather the supplies, round up the kids or grand kids and get crafty.  Changing up the colors, letters and embellishments will truly make your project a unique gift. I'm trying to do a few more video … [Read more...]

Graduation Money Card & Envelope | Video Tutorial

 It is hard to believe that another Graduation season is upon us.  High School, college and more. We have several gifts to give for family members and friends and $$ is always the right size and the right color, right?  LOL.... Here is a money holder card I created that fits all. Changing the colors and embellishments will make the most unique gift to be treasured for years to come (long after … [Read more...]

Snowman Family Christmas Card Video Tutorial

I created this project back in 2009 when I hosted an online Boo-log party (around Halloween that year) and it is still one of my most popular YouTube video tutorials of all time.  I did have a blog post on my Craft Junkie Too Blogger blog but somehow it disappeared when I switched over to CountryCharmbytracy.com and Wordpress so I thought I would share it in a new blog post. One of my favorite … [Read more...]

{Zebra Birthday Card} using Cricut Paisley Cartridge

If you love whimsical images and have a cricut die cutting machine the Paisley cricut cartridge is one to have in your collection. It includes this adorable zebra in a car image that is perfect for little girl or big girls too! My twin nieces celebrated their 9th birthday recently and had a party theme of zebra stuff. If you've been following my blog or creativeness for any amount of … [Read more...]

{Happy Birthday “Cash” Banner Gift} for the Hard to Buy for Person!

Today I am sharing a sure fire way to create a gift for the hard to buy for person in your life. My super sweet father-in-law is not the easiest person to buy a gift for and when we asked him what he wanted for his birthday his answer was "just a happy birthday".  Well, I gave him just that....with a little cash attached.  :)  I love it and so did he! Perfect gift for the "hard to by for … [Read more...]

Primitive Patriotic Burlap Wreath

☀☀ Happy Summer friends! ☀☀ It is hard to believe that we are gearing up for the summer holidays.  Woot woot! FLAG DAY is June 14th and 4th of July is on its way too! Burlap is all the crafting and decorating rage and I couldn't be more happy.  Take a look around blogland and on pinterest and you will not be disappointed.  I have always LOVED country crafting (thus my name) and burlap just … [Read more...]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday – {Our Party Ideas}

Over the week-end -- I helped my good friend set up a few items for a 1st Birthday party for her sweet little guy.  She chose The Very Hungry Caterpillar theme based on this book here.  This is a super adorable fun theme for a first or second birthday. I wanted to share a few pictures with you for ideas we used -- I was very lucky to find fabulous ideas by searching around the web and wanted to … [Read more...]