Handmade Holidays 2015 Blog Hop Keepsake PalletTree

Welcome to Day 2 of the 5th Annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! I am excited to be participating with this awesome group of creative friends that will inspire you with great gift ideas for the Holiday season! As my Mom and Dad get older, the gifts that...

Tombow USA & Stampendous BLOG HOP!

WELCOME to the Stampendous and Tombow BLOG HOP!.  Each of the designers were sent some wonderful products from Stampendous to create with!  I received this cute snowman stamp along with a matching die cutting and stencil/masking set, glitter and bling - and, of course, my markers and adhesives from Tombow!!  YUMMY! I...

Glow in the Dark Monster Eyes

I just love Halloween for all the crafty possibilities it brings and what better way to celebrate and showcase Halloween than with a week of Craft Lightning projects!I love participating in this quick and crafty collaboration with other bloggers and I am so appreciative of the Hosts: Angie...

Graduation Mortarboard Card Box

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection JOY Embroidered Letters Blog Hop! JOY has a line of high quality embroidered letters, numbers and symbols in a large variety of popular colors, styles and fonts.  Available with iron on and self adhesive backings to give you a very wide range of creative...

DESIGNER CRAFTS CONNECTION – FIRST MONDAY IN APRIL!

Today's DCC Hop is all about SPRING! Love Spring and Easter, so I have decided to share this cute craft I did this weekend with my Niece, Marlee and my Nephew, Zach. They like to give crafts to their Mom, Great-Aunt, Grandmoms and Great-Grandmom for special...

THE 12 DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS – DAY 1

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE TO ALL! I have been wanted to try out one of these silver trays I have seen all over the web and finally found the perfect tray! This is a small oval silver plated tray that I found in a thrift store. The decorative...

THE 12 DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS – DAY 2

OK, WE ARE DOWN TO THE WIRE AT MY HOUSE. PRESENTS WRAPPED - CHECK! COOKIES BAKED - CHECK! CRAFTS FINISHED - "OOPS" - NOT YET, BUT DON'T WORRY BECAUSE TODAY I HAVE TWO CLEVER ORNAMENTS - AND YOUR HUSBAND CAN PICK UP THE SUPPLIES AT THE HARDWARE STORE...

THE 12 DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS – DAY 3

LAST MINUTE GIFT TOPPER IDEA! I love to create personal gifts and treats for all of my family and friends. I had purchased these cute little mittens some time ago at a craft store because they were CUTE! I then turned them into Christmas pins to...

THE 12 DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS – DAY 4

ANOTHER VINTAGE INSPIRED ORNAMENT TO SHARE WITH YOU TODAY! This snowflake ornament started out as a simple wooden shape from the craft store. I covered it with vintage Dictionary paper and punched a 1" scalloped circle from the same paper and inked all of the edges...

THE 12 DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS – DAY 5

A RECYCLED CHIPBOARD COASTER BECOMES AN ORNAMENT! I covered a 2" wide coaster with vintage music and inked the edges with dark brown ink. I then stamped a circular row of light green holly leaves and dark green holly leaves. Using a cute typewriter font stamp...