💙 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...]

{Personalized} Kids Beach Chair using Vinyl

 Turn an ordinary kid's beach chair into an extra-ordinary gift by adding a name using vinyl.  Everyone loves having their name on their “stuff”.  I guess it's a sense of ownership and letting everyone know “that’s mine!”.  ☺ Supplies kids beach chair - Wal-Mart white vinyl painters tape or transfer tape name (Caden) - Sesame Street Font - Sunny Day I cut out the name using … [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...]

{For the Softball Player} Projects

My oldest son's sweet girlfriend is a softball player and I wanted to share some of the gifts I created for her birthday. For those of you who have been following me for awhile know that one of my favorite things to do when creating something special for someone is to take their likes or what pleases them into consideration.  This is almost always my inspiration for whatever I create for them.  … [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...]

8" Personalized Letters using Cricut’s Chip Decor

When I found out that my good friend was looking to decorate her sweet little boy's nursery with stand alone letters I knew I wanted to do this for her.  She wanted a simple "block" font and Hobby Lobby has the perfect chip decor letters to spell out his adorable name. She wanted a Nautical theme design so I looked for inspiration on Etsy and by surfing the web.   For the embellishments I found … [Read more...]

{Kid Bag} Names Tags + Free Printable

Kids have bags for everything including back packs, school stuff, sports, after school activities and when they leave home with something we want them to bring that back home, right? Today I'm sharing a cute idea of how to make some personalized name tags using blank business cards and plastic name badge sleeves. I've also included a free printable of this darling little boy down below. These … [Read more...]

All Star Team Baseball Bats {Project}

Baseball is a big deal in my county and my community supports our young boys and girls who play hard all season long and it's a great honor to be selected for one of the All Star teams that go on to play through the summer months.  For several years I've created some hand-painted items that will hang on the fence, dugout or other places the teams play.   I wanted to share these creations with you … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gable Box

Hi everyone and thanks for stopping by.... I'm excited to share my Teacher Appreciation Gable box as part of the monthly design team project post for My Pink Stamper.  You can check out all of our projects here. Supplies: 1 - Kraft colored Gable Box - Target's Dollar Spot Designer Paper in school/teacher design 4 red buttons black cardstock yellow rick rack apple die cut - Doodlecharms Cricut … [Read more...]