“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...]

Bake Sale Goodies

I love Bake Sales -  all of the yummy homemade goodness that is full of delicious sweets.  I recently participated in a Bake Sale at work and wanted to share a few of the goods that I whipped up. Marshmallow Pops These are fairly simple to create and oh so good.  I found these extra large marshmallows at the grocery store called Campfire Marshmallows (giant roasters).  They are huge.  I … [Read more...]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday – {Our Party Ideas}

Over the week-end -- I helped my good friend set up a few items for a 1st Birthday party for her sweet little guy.  She chose The Very Hungry Caterpillar theme based on this book here.  This is a super adorable fun theme for a first or second birthday. I wanted to share a few pictures with you for ideas we used -- I was very lucky to find fabulous ideas by searching around the web and wanted to … [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...]

{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...]

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...]