Tootsie Pop Broom Stick {Halloween Treats}

I love treat holders and especially when I can make them look extra cute. These little witch's brooms have a hidden treat under the bristles -- a tootsie pop. So fun! I first saw this idea on a YouTube video of one of my favorite crafters and was inspired to create these for myself.   She used a brown coffee filter to create a "broom" but I only had white coffee filters -- I used brown … [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...]

Something Yummy for Your Tummy – 1st Day of School Treats

 Here is an adorable little treat to send for pre-school classes or the first day of school. Just a little something to celebrate the first day of school. A little treat for each friend to take home in his or her back pack.   (this post contains affiliate links to products used in this project)   white tag (I used a blank index card) folded in half gold fish - … [Read more...]

♥ 4th of July Treats and Card ♥

 Hi everyone! Here is some cute 4th of July treats I put together a while back and they are still some of my favorite goodie treats to this day. You could do this quick treat for family get togethers, kids, grand kids or neighbors too. I love to use plastic punch cups as the base of treat cups/goodies...and you can "dress" them up for every occassion.  I found the red, white and blue … [Read more...]

{Little Firecracker} Tubes – Recycle Project!

If you've been following me for a while you know that I love to recycle, repurpose, reuse stuff that would normally be thrown in the trash.  So, let me introduce you to my Little Firecracker Tubes made with paper towel tubes and scrapbook paper.  When closed on one end these tubes make the perfect pocket to fill with a yummy treat.  I think these snacks will be a big hit at my 4th of July … [Read more...]

♥ Burlap and Lace Wedding Card

This posts contains affiliate links to products I used for this project.  All opinions are 100% my own. I have made many cards in my time but I want to say this is one of my favorites.  It is probably because I totally love kraft colored cardstock and paper and have been crafting with it for many years.  Now that we have burlap to add into the decorating mix I am a happy girl. I made this … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Non-Traditional Graduation Card

Hi everyone!  I bet you thought I'd fallen off of the face of the earth…..huh? :)  Sorry for the hiatus but I have to be honest with you and say something I never thought I'd say.  I.lost.my.crafting.mojo. thus my blogging mojoGASP….  (insert sad face here)  I haven't been crafting much so I haven't had much craftiness to share here on the blog.  If I start a project I just can't … [Read more...]