How to Make Fabric Rosettes Step by Step with Video Tutorial

Fabric rosettes (flowers) are so easy and fun to make once you get the hang of it.  I love to create these to add to wreaths, picture frames, cards, and other fun home decor items. Here is a video tutorial where I show you step by step how to make some for yourself. If you would like to see the FALL Orange and Brown Burlap wreath a little closer- click here. If you would like to see the … [Read more...]

♥ How to Make Burlap Flowers using Cuttlebug

I love burlap!  But I am sure you know that by now.  I love the texture, smell and feel of it.  Weird maybe but I love to decorate with it no matter if it's on a wreath, table or papercrafts. Today I am sharing with you how to make burlap flowers using dies and your Cuttlebug or a Big Shot would work too.  Super easy and fun!  Mother's Day is right around the corner so it would be a great time … [Read more...]

Paper Scraps Organization Tip

Being a paper crafter I have found a great way to organize my paper scraps so that I use them first before pulling out a new sheet. In this video I will share how I organize and store them. I've been using this technique for about 2 years and it has really saved me time and money.  I hope that it helps someone else who may have a drawer full of scraps.  :)     Sharing this … [Read more...]

Never Lose a Sock Again….

I don't know how it happens but sometimes you put two socks in the laundry and if you live in my always gets lost on its way to the washer, dryer or folding table. I know you've all been there.  Right? Well, I have a solution to share with you that I've been using for sometime and it works wonderfully for my family.  I so wish I would have thought about this years ago when my boys … [Read more...]

{Christmas Bag Tags} using Peachy Keen Faces

I know that Christmas planning and treat projects may be finished for 2013 but didn't get these tags posted before now.  I still wanted to share these with you to pin for later and/or to use as an idea for other holidays and events that are not just Christmas related.  Bring to life an ordinary, plain, boring shape by adding a sweet, cute face. I am not affiliated with Peachy Keen Stamps -- I … [Read more...]

FREE Thanksgiving Planner Printables

I know this post may come late for most of my readers......and yes, I am a procrastinator AND Thanksgiving is tomorrow here in the USA. I am hosting my in-laws over to our house again this year.  Even though its only a few people there is much to be done before.  (sigh) Do I have a list made?  nope Do I have lots of stuff I need to do? yup Let's get started on the purpose of this post to … [Read more...]

{PRODUCT SHARE} ~ Erin Condren Life Planner Video Review

Hello and happy week-end!  I can't believe it is the week-end before school starts in our area.  We had a great summer and looking forward to the beginning of another school year. In an attempt to continue on my quest Simplify and Organize my life I wanted to share a quick review my new Life Planner I received this past week.  If you are not familiar with Erin Condren you can check out her … [Read more...]

{Wire Basket} Gets a Make-over with Chalkboard Vinyl

T.G.I.F. Link Party #70 here. Happy Saturday my CJToo friends -- yes, Tracy's had a blog update and pardon my dust as I continue to update links, buttons and make my blog a little more organized.  I'll be back another day with more details….Onto today's project (squeal with delight)! I love baskets especially if they are rustic or country looking.  I decorate my home with lots of little baskets, … [Read more...]

Painting the Perfect {Polka-Dots} Tutorial

Polka-dots are one of my favorite designs to create.  I love them on just about everything.  I guess being the mom of two boys I must get my "girlie" time in somewhere….so I polka-dot a lot.  {smile} I love to paint as much as I love to work with paper.  I wanted to share a simple tutorial on how to create polka dots when creating a painting project.  This is just the way I do it and it works … [Read more...]

Cupcakes {Mix them up} – Bite Size Too!

  Today I'm simply sharing a tip/suggestion when making cupcakes.  I found these {adorable} red & white polka-dot cupcake liners at Michael's Craft Store last week.  These come together for $1.50/pkg.  I really wanted the large liners but the pkg. came with the mini ones too.     I'm a box cake mix girl and my family has a {love} for cupcakes right now.  No recipe to share … [Read more...]