Summer Fun List | framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers

Summer Fun List | framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers

Summer Fun List - framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers | We have been counting down the days to summer and are pretty excited to celebrate the official first day next weekend. Each summer we have lots of fun things we would like to try and fit in our schedule  - some simple treasures, Continue reading

                  
Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags | with free printable medallions

Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags | with free printable medallions

Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags | I hope everyone is having a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday. My niece and nephew are here spending the weekend with us so we decided to craft up some easy holiday projects for their teachers. We put together these handmade paper pinwheel gift tags to embellish Continue reading

                  
Make a Holiday Wreath | Michaels Pinterest Party

Make a Holiday Wreath | Michaels Pinterest Party

Make a Holiday Wreath | Michaels Pinterest Party #MPinterestParty Last week I had an amazing opportunity to join Michaels as they teamed up with Pinterest for their first round of in-store Pinterest Parties across the United States. I had so much fun spending the day with the creative staff and Continue reading

                  
Printable Thanksgiving Menu Template | making printables with the silhouette machine

Printable Thanksgiving Menu Template | making printables with the silhouette machine

Printable Thanksgiving Menu | This week I'm putting together our Thanksgiving table. For any entertaining that involves serving food I always like to print out a menu for our guests. It not only is a quick and simple way to display what will be served for the guests, but mainly keeps me on track in Continue reading

                  
Paper Leaf Garland – sketch and cut

Paper Leaf Garland – sketch and cut

Paper Leaf Garland | I'm certainly not trying to rush the end of summer but the little guy and I spotted some changing leaves the other day and it has me yearning for fall. The changing of the seasons makes me want to make our home all warm and cozy - and I just love this time of year. The trail Continue reading

                  
Laptop Skin | make your own custom vinyl computer decals

Laptop Skin | make your own custom vinyl computer decals

Make Your Own Laptop Skin Decals | While the Silhouette was out this weekend I decided to add a little glam to the laptop. I love the fact that vinyl can be added to virtually anything for an instant update - It usually takes me longer to pick out a design than to actually cut and apply it. I Continue reading

                  
Silhouette Project Ideas Link Party | digital cutter craft inspiration

Silhouette Project Ideas Link Party | digital cutter craft inspiration

It's a Silhouette Project Ideas Link Party! As I mentioned this morning, reading through all of your Silhouette Project ideas has my head spinning. Paper ... cardstock ... vinyl ... heat transfer material ... even fabric, and so much more These electronic cutting machines are little gems and Continue reading

                  
How to Layer Heat Transfer Material | silhouette layered monogram

How to Layer Heat Transfer Material | silhouette layered monogram

Today I have a quick and easy Silhouette tutorial to share on how to layer heat transfer material. There were a few specific questions about the layered monogram used on the Fabric Covered Cooler a few weeks ago. The process is quite straightforward and is as simple as layering one piece of heat Continue reading

                  
Silhouette Cameo Giveaway | and bogo free vinyl promotion

Silhouette Cameo Giveaway | and bogo free vinyl promotion

The special Silhouette promos for month of August begin today. Along with the buy one, get one free rolls of vinyl - (which I am pretty excited about) I'm am thrilled to have the opportunity to giveaway a Silhouette Cameo Package to one of you! If you're not familiar with the Silhouette Cameo, Continue reading

                  
Fabric Covered Cooler | custom monogrammed drink cooler

Fabric Covered Cooler | custom monogrammed drink cooler

This time of year we rarely leave the house without a cooler in hand. Between the fun festivities, summer socials and adventurous excursions icy cold beverages are a definite necessity - especially with the little guy in tow. Instead of settling for one of the typical red or blue deals - I decided Continue reading

                  
Tabletop S’mores Kit | homemade marshmallow roaster

Tabletop S’mores Kit | homemade marshmallow roaster

Roasting marshmallows has never been easier with help of this do-it-yourself tabletop s'mores kit. It's perfect for those nights when there's just not enough time to build an actual fire - or if you just want to snuggle up with your love ones, indoors. This tabletop s'mores kit is incredibly easy Continue reading