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

                  
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

                  
Halloween Projects featuring the Silhouette {and four special bundled promotions}

Halloween Projects featuring the Silhouette {and four special bundled promotions}

In spirit of the upcoming seasonal festivities, the Silhouette Team has put together Four Special Silhouette Bundles that will be starting today Along side of every day crafting projects, I can not tell you how much I have come to rely on my Cameo when holidays and celebrations come around. Continue reading

                  
How to Make a Circle Monogram Vinyl Decal using the Silhouette {and special Cameo promotion}

How to Make a Circle Monogram Vinyl Decal using the Silhouette {and special Cameo promotion}

Since today kicks off a new Silhouette promotion, I thought I would take a break from the playroom projects and share some details on how to make a simple circle monogram decal. The Tuesday {ten} post will be coming up this evening. I love the classic look of any type of monogram - and Continue reading

                  
Inexpensive Inspirational Playroom Wall Art – Revisited {How to Cut Long Pieces of Vinyl with the Silhouette}

Inexpensive Inspirational Playroom Wall Art – Revisited {How to Cut Long Pieces of Vinyl with the Silhouette}

When redecorating my little guys playful learning room, the one piece of wall art I had to keep and find a new space for was the hand-stamped inspirational canvas I made a couple years ago. I am a huge fan of inexpensive wall art and created the original simply using a large blank canvas, some Continue reading

                  
Cut Your Own Martha Stewart Paper Mice Stair Decorations {using the Silhouette}

Cut Your Own Martha Stewart Paper Mice Stair Decorations {using the Silhouette}

Martha Stewart's creepy paper mice are nothing new to the Halloween decor scene. I have wanted them for the past couple years, as I thought my little guy would get a kick out of them, plus seeing Sarah's stairs last year made me want them even more. However, by the time I would normally get around Continue reading

                  
Using Printable Tattoo Paper to Create Fun Dinnerware {How to Print & Cut Using the Silhouette Machine}

Using Printable Tattoo Paper to Create Fun Dinnerware {How to Print & Cut Using the Silhouette Machine}

My good friends over at Silhouette are at it again with another great promotion for the month of June {details below} The special bundle product this month is tattoo paper Just another cool specialty thing this little machine can doSince I have to be pretty cautious about putting anything on my Continue reading

                  
Make Your Own Cast Iron Hot Handle Holders {and How to Layer Silhouette Heat Transfer Material}

Make Your Own Cast Iron Hot Handle Holders {and How to Layer Silhouette Heat Transfer Material}

I recently just got rid of all the Teflon in my house and took it back to the basics with some good ole' cast iron pans from Lodge {made in the USA ~ yahoo!} I have been using them for a few months and remarkably I have not accidentally grabbed the handles and gotten burned {though I have actually Continue reading

                  
Spray Painted Quatrefoil Glass Hurricane Luminary {Using Vinyl Stencils}

Spray Painted Quatrefoil Glass Hurricane Luminary {Using Vinyl Stencils}

I have wanted to make this luminary for quite sometime; ever since creating the paper luminaries last year. Since paint is more permanent than the paper, I just needed to find the setting that I could put it and enjoy it before feeling the need to change things around. With my new love of Krylon Continue reading

                  
Restoration Hardware Inspired Industrial Baskets with Fabric Liners

Restoration Hardware Inspired Industrial Baskets with Fabric Liners

One of my favorite ways to combat the organization of my little guys toys is the use of baskets and bins. They can be found in pretty much in every room of our house and I love being able to quickly clean up by simply walking around and tossing things in. I am also rather fond of the fact that they Continue reading