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DIY: Glitter Party Bags

Well  that isn’t an impressive alliteration, I don’t know what is! 😉  Here’s a quick and easy way to dress up your glassine bags for a party or gift. What you’ll need: Glassine Bags (mine are 5×7) Glue (I used Elmers) Gold Glitter ( I use Martha Stewart) Simply paint the bottom inch to inch … Read more

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DIY Lined Envelopes with Gold Polka Dots

As many of you know, I started out in the paper crafting industry.  I have a deep and abiding love for paper. 😉  While I love the efficiency and convenience of email, there is nothing like a handwritten note.  Adding special touches like these easy DIY lined envelopes makes it even more special.   Here’s … Read more

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DIY Crafts and Party Ideas: Easy Modern Triangle Garland

A while back I had the pleasure of designing and creating a graduation line for Shutterfly and styling a party using all the fun products. This triangle garland is a little something I created for the shoot and it is SO easy and can be made for just a few dollars and with a few … Read more

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DIY Crafts: Twig and Felt Valentine Arrows

I was walking through Macy’s yesterday and their valentine campaign ads stuck out at me.  I know it sounds crazy, but I never know when inspiration is going to hit! 🙂  The tag line was “follow your heart.”  Instantly I thought of following…what do you follow?  Arrows that point you in the right direction!  An idea … Read more

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Pink Peppermint Design Free Printable Valentine Round-Up

Do you love handmade valentines as much as I do? Well, hopefully I can make things just a bit easier for you to create something fun! 🙂 Over the years I’ve made a bunch of handmade valentines…here are a few free printables to get the wheels turning and get you started creating! 🙂  You can … Read more

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German Glass Glitter DIY Monogram Ornaments

I have a new obsession.  Don’t worry.  It still involves glitter. 😉  I have been wanting to make something with German Glass Glitter for years now, but for whatever reason, I just haven’t gotten around to it.  I love the chunky-ness of it and the vintage feel.  As an added bonus, it catches the light … Read more

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DIY: How to Make Coffee Filter Banner

When I hosted the Nancy Drew party for my daughter this summer, I made a quick and easy coffee filter banner.  It’s super easy and would be so cute as a Christmas banner!  The best part about these is that they are inexpensive, easy and can be made with just about anything.  It’s all about the … Read more

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DIY Washi Tape Feathers a Cute Fall Craft

I can’t get enough of washi tape lately.  This past May I had the opportunity to visit the Anthropologie store at Chelsea Market in New York.  They were doing a big Washi Tape event and had decorated most of the store (floors, walls, tables etc.) in Washi tape patterns.  It was quite the sight to … Read more

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DIY: How to Make Paper Rosettes

You’ve probably noticed that I use paper rosettes a lot.  I love them!!  They dress everything up from favors to walls.  I love that you can make them in minutes with very few supplies and in just about any size or color you need.  I thought it was about time I put up a tutorial … Read more

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Free Printable: Easter Egg Hunt Party Favor Somebunny Loves You

You know I can’t let a holiday pass without a free printable! 😉  I whipped up a little Easter printable for Easter treats, classroom parties, egg hunt party favors…you name it! 🙂 You can download the free Easter printable here: Looking for more Easter printables and ideas?  You can find more of my favorites here: … Read more

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DIY: Free St. Patrick’s Day Printable

I don’t know about you guys, but one of the things my kids love most about Halloween is getting “boo’ed” by our friends and neighbors. Even more fun for them is getting to actually DO the booing! They love making the treats and then waiting patiently to run them over to the doorstep, knock and … Read more

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Free Printable Valentine: Will You ‘ofishally” be my valentine?

Here’s an oldie but goodie…our most popular valentine ever…pinned hundreds of thousands of times! Wow!! Yep…you read that right! 🙂 These were created using pillow boxes a little satin ribbon, a 1.5 inch circle punch, a 2 inch scallop punch and some goldfish crackers. you know, a little salty to cut through all the sweets … Read more

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Arts and Crafts Parties: Summer Craft Camp

This summer has been so much fun.  While I’m sad that the kids are getting older and I’m missing those little baby stages, it’s also fun to have kids that are getting old enough to participate in fun things like art camp! 🙂  A cute friend of mine who also has a little girl that … Read more

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