{Happy Birthday} Tie Card

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...]

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...]

Christmas Tree Money Card || Perfect for Teen-agers

Hello everyone! Happy 2 (yes, TWO) days before Christmas 2014! I wanted to share a "gift in itself" idea that I created for a couple of my nephews for Christmas gifts this year. My husband's side of the family draws names for the grandkids to exchange gifts and all of them are teen-agers (except Spencer who is 8).  We celebrated this past week-end and I wanted to share the card idea I created … [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...]

{Wise Guy} Graduation Card

Howdy! I wanted to share with you all one of the cards I created for my nephew who recently graduated high school.  :)  School colors are kelly green, white and black.  Mascot is a cub……………..Owl is from Create a Critter 2 by Cricut page 49 (see image below)"Wise Guy" stamp is from School Days by My Pink Stamper (see image below)Paw print stamp - craft storeembossing folder on the owl - Script … [Read more...]

{Holiday Dough} – The Perfect Gift

I have several teen-agers on my gift giving list this year and instead of trying to figure out the right gift I thought this would be fun gift that would sure bring a smile to their face.   Holiday Dough is "perfect" gift for these guys this year.  It is just the "right size and color".  lol!     If you'd like to make some of these for yourself -- enjoy this free printable.Right … [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...]

{Good Luck} Card using Cricut’s New Testament Cartridge

This card is 5.50 x 4.25 Hi everyone -- today I'm sharing a card I created for a very special person in our church that is leaving our parish to go to China :(  His time with us is up and he's been assigned a new mission. This card is just a way to say Good Luck and Thank you for your Service.  I wanted a design that was simple yet elegant and I'm so happy with the results.  I'd love to … [Read more...]

Decorated {Cookie} Box for Man Gift – Recycle and Re-Use

Recently, while we were on vacation my father-in-law stopped by every morning and night to ensure our critters were fed and taken good care of.  {We have 2 dogs and 2 fair show pigs so that’s why you’ll see these animals on the box below.}  As a little token of appreciation we baked him up some yummy cookies.  Once the cookies were baked.....I had to decide how to give them to him.  Such fun … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Card

Hi and welcome!   Today, Tuesday May 24th is Design Team project day for My Pink Stamper's Design Team and it's all about Father's Day or "manly" projects showing off the newest stamp releases for My Pink Stamper.  You can see all of the latest releases here.  I used the stamp set "Fancy Phrases" and my little man is from the Cricut cartridge Car Decals -- it's such a fun cartridge. … [Read more...]