♥ Cricut’s Summer Blowout Sale through August 31st

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. Whether we like it or not, summer is quickly coming to a close. Cricut is having a Summer Blowout Sale with incredible deals on titles that you won't want to miss. From the Stretch Your Imagination Wedding Digital Set (now just $3.33) that will keep you covered for many … [Read more...]

♥ {Give-away} Enter to Win some Handmade Burlap Flowers!

I had so much fun making the burlap flowers using my cuttlebug that I decided to do a give-away and send some to one of my lucky readers. All you have to do is leave me a comment on this blog post below.  WINNER Announced! Thanks Maureen! :D Thanks for being a reader and follower.  I appreciate you all so much! I'll draw a winner via random.org on Sunday May 3rd. Good Luck! If you want … [Read more...]

Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year 2014 friends! Thank you for your continued support of my blog by visiting, commenting on my projects and most importantly your friendship. 2013 was a transition year for me as so many wonderful things happened in my life.  I am truly blessed and thank God for allowing me to share my creativity with you all.  Making the jump from Blogger to Wordpress was a bit challenging (as I did … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Notes

My big guy just started 1st grade and wants to take his lunch every day.  So every morning mom (that’s me) is packing his lunch to enjoy during his day.  This year I thought it would be fun to tuck a little note inside for him to see when he opens up his lunch kit.  His reading is getting better and better so I think he may be able to read some of the sweet notes mom shares.  I turned to Google to … [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...]


Hello everyone and welcome to the first peak inside my new blog update and design.  I'm super excited to be getting back into the swing of things. Just to bring you up to date I made the switch from blogger to wordpress so I know things will look really different but please know it's still me.  :)  I plan to get back to a few basics of what brought me into crafting to begin with, share some … [Read more...]

Guest Designer ~ Tracy featuring Yankee Doodles

Hi everyone -- Design Team Member Tracy Wellmann here today to show you my 4th of July - 2 page scrapbook layout featuring Yankee Doodles.   I designed a 2 page scrapbook layout…I've included a video showing you the details of what I did and how I incorporated the Yankee Doodles set in my scrapbook page.  Let your imagination soar. |Watch on YouTube| Yankee Doodles Kit … [Read more...]

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{Winner Announced} Princess Book Give-away

Happy Sunday evening everyone!  I wanted to stop in and share the winner of the {Princess Book} Give-away.   Summer Loving Gal has left a new comment on your post "{Princess Book} and Give-away":  This is just adorable and I'd LOVE to have one to give to my sweet granddaughter.Thanks for the opportunity, Tracy!:-)Denise Denise -- I've sent you an email.  Please respond within 48 hours to claim … [Read more...]

Coming Soon ~ Crafty Halloween Blog Hop…this Saturday!!

  Join me and my CJToo Crafty Designers for a Crafty Halloween Blog Hop Saturday October 29th You'll see Halloween projects from the entire CJToo Crafty Designers Team and an opportunity to win some blog candy along the way. Mark your calendars….and I'll see you all then!! ♥Tracy … [Read more...]