♥ Car Wash Gift Basket for Teenage Boy

Giving gifts to teenagers can be a bit tricky unless they give you a specific list of what they want. And the store of where to get it The aisle it is on The exact color they want Etc…… When you have a young boy who just turned 16, just got his first set of wheels, washes his truck three times a week what would be a good gift? You guessed it! Car Washing supplies!   Okay this has … [Read more...]

♥ How to turn a Paper Bag into a Cute Purse Gift Card Holder

What a fun project I have to share with you today. My twin nieces just turned 10 and are into all of the girlie things like clothes. Being that I have all boys I am not the best to shop for junior girls so the next best thing is cash. That way they can shop for their own clothes or buy what they want. I put these cute gift bags together for them and wanted to share how I did it. See the … [Read more...]

Wisdom Tooth Gift Care Package

Gosh it seems like forever since I've posted a project.  Life is busy with two very active boys (sports, school, play).  Busy with little time do a lot of crafting projects but rest assured one day they will be grown up and I will have more time to have play for me.  You can follow my everyday rambles on Instagram through my pictures of this and that.  I would be happy to follow  you too. My … [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...]

End of School Teacher’s Gift (that’s not an apple – LOL!)

Hi everyone!  Our kids get out of school this week and I wanted to share the project I created for Spencer's Kindergarten Teacher to say "thank you".  I know that teachers get lots of "teacher things" and I wanted to make something that wasn't so "school or teacher" related....I hope that makes sense.  Don't get me wrong, I LOVE making school and teacher gifts/crafts but after getting Spencer's … [Read more...]

Fashionista Gift Bag Purse featuring "Girlie Doodles" by My Pink Stamper

Hi everyone and welcome to monthly design team post for My Pink Stamper.  Today we are all sharing fabulous projects featuring the brand new Girlie Doodles image stamps and Girlie Sayings sentiment stamps.  How fun!   With a few simple supplies you can turn a plain lime green sack into a fashionable purse that holds a gift card inside. Your friends will all be swooning over this … [Read more...]

Black & Turquoise Zebra Gift Bag Tutorial

Hi everyone!  Today I want to share how I created the Black & Turquoise Zebra Birthday Bag I shared with you last week.  Last week I showed you a project using the fabulous Birthday Doodles stamp set from My Pink Stamper.  This stamp set is only available by purchasing the Birthday Doodles kit which includes everything you see below. Sold exclusively at Shop Pumpkin Spice.  I usually … [Read more...]

Confirmation Princess Gift Bag

I created this gift bag for my niece to celebrate her Confirmation and thought I'd share it with you as an inspiration for other projects. In addition to Confirmation….you could use this "idea" for many other occasions like First Communion, Wedding or other special events by changing the colors of the bag, dress and other embellishments. click to enlarge I started with a white lunch bag like … [Read more...]

{Guest Designer} at She’s a Sassy Lady!

Happy Monday! I'm super excited to be guest designing over at She's a Sassy Lady's blog today.  I whipped up some Halloween goodies to share so I hope you'll stop over and check out the fun post {here}……. ♥Tracy … [Read more...]