How to Decorate a Paper Mache Gift Box with SEI

How to Decorate a Paper Mache Gift Box with SEI #papermache #ModPodge #SEI #crafts

I love to do “makeovers” on things, like I did here and in this recent SEI project. I consider this a makeover even though the box isn’t really made to stay plain.  I just think, “Hey, it could stay plain.  I mean, I’ve certainly wrapped plenty of boring boxes in wrapping paper before.”  Well, since we’re not counting [...]

Cork Bulletin Board Makeover using FrogTape® Shape Tape™

Cork Bulletin Board Makeover using FrogTape® Shape Tape™ #ShapeTape #ad #corkboard #diy #makeover

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. How amazing is that before and after?  Soooo amazing!  I love it!  Before I tell you how I made it using FrogTape's Shape Tape, let's just talk about how icky it was before.  Just beyond the doors [...]

Cottage Style Upcycled Welcome Sign with SEI

Cottage Style Welcome Sign with SEI #SEI #upcycle

 Just a few supplies make a big impact!  This sign used 1 piece each of ribbon & twine, 5 craft chips and less than 1 sheet of 12×12 paper.  Isn’t that cool?!  I  always say, “Use awesome double sided paper to get the most bang for your buck.”  Scroll down to see how horrifying this sign [...]

Typesetter Tray Memory Frame – Glue Dots & Marion Smith Blog Hop

Typesetter Tray Memory Frame #MemoryFrame #GlueDots #Typesetter #crafts

Welcome to the Glue Dots & Marion Smith Blog Hop! This is the first typesetter tray memory frame that I’ve ever decorated.  Creating it was a really cathartic experience for me because this frame is all about me and my Dad.  Since I lost him in 2001, I haven’t spent any time looking at photos [...]

Howl-O Friend Puppy Gift Tag

Howl-O Friend Puppy Gift Tag #GiftTag #crafts #trendyTwine #joyslifestamps #EnglishMastiff

If you wanted to meet my furry BFF, Saban, you’d already know what she looks like by checking out that dog on the tag. That’s exactly how she looks except she’s waaaaay bigger in person…but don’t worry, she’s super sweet. She just turned one year old on the 21st!  Here’s a recent photo of her. [...]

Computer Binary Code Birthday Card with Silhouette Cameo and SEI

Computer Binary Code Birthday Card #SilhouetteCameo #SEI #LetteringDelights #JoysLifeStamps

I have two words for you: men’s cards.  I don’t know about you but for me coming up with a card for a man can be a challenge.  I’m making this card for my Father-in-Law’s birthday.  This card is my second attempt.  The first card I made…I kid you not…was shaped like a tombstone COMPLETELY [...]