How to Make Bags Out of Wax Paper for Crafts, Food or Gift Giving – VIDEO
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How to Make Bags Out of Wax Paper for Crafts, Food or Gift Giving – VIDEO

In this video, I’ll show you how to create bags of any size using wax paper, which you probably have in your kitchen right now!  You’ll see me stamp on wax paper to create one of a kind bags.  I’ll also use some Washi tape from Freckled Fawn, a Paper Crimper, Joy’s Life “Tag You’re…

How to Make a Craft Tube Holder VIDEO
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How to Make a Craft Tube Holder VIDEO

In this video you’ll learn to make a craft tube holder using just paper, a trimmer and a score blade.  You’ll also learn some tricks about using the Cricut Expression 2 and create a cute squirrel for this project.  GUESS WHAT?!  You’ll even see a sneak peak of my newest stamp release…IT’S ALL FALL PUNS!! …

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Photo Puzzle Gift using the KNK Zing and Lori Whitlock 12 pc puzzle svg

I was so excited to give Lori Whitlock’s great 12 pc puzzle .svg a try.  I thought it would be fun AND I needed to send a quick “hello” note to my Mom who lives several hours away.  What better way to say, “Hi” than a cute photo of one of the grandkids?  Well, I…

Cri-Kits Gel Pens Rooster Sketch Card with Sizzix Eclips
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Cri-Kits Gel Pens Rooster Sketch Card with Sizzix Eclips

 Have you tried the Cri-Kit gel pens yet?  If you haven’t, you should!  They’re super fun.  I used them along with the Rustic Sketches set from Lettering Delights to make this cool card.  It makes me look like I spent a lot of money having this artist sketch something special for a friend doesn’t it? …

Picnic Condiment Caddy with Sizzix Eclips – Lori Whitlock Blog Hop
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Picnic Condiment Caddy with Sizzix Eclips – Lori Whitlock Blog Hop

Hi friends!  Welcome to the Lori Whitlock Design Team blog hop!  Be sure to take a look at the list of other participating blogs at the bottom of this post so you can see what they’ve come up with using Lori’s cool design files.  I’m using the Double Sided Tote to make this fun picnic…

Make a Flower Embellishment from Scrap Paper
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Make a Flower Embellishment from Scrap Paper

 This was a fun project.  I read about how to make these flowers in a scrapbook magazine last year and now I’ve finally tried it!  I used my scraps from a few sheets of 12×12 paper  and created these fun flowers.  In general, I don’t like making flowers because they always seem way too time…

Adhesive Fabric Chocolate Treat Paint Can
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Adhesive Fabric Chocolate Treat Paint Can

I love containers.  Even empty, they are full of possibility.  With just a few supplies and some candy they become a thoughtful treat.  Fill them with paperclips, they’re a teacher gift.  Fill them with brads and bling and you’ve made a crafty friend a happy friend.  They can be as unique as you want them…

Notebook Paper Design Element in Sweet Teacher Pillow Box
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Notebook Paper Design Element in Sweet Teacher Pillow Box

 Want to save some money and still make a cute themed gift for a teacher?  Use notebook paper!  You can stamp on it write on it or even use it as wrapping paper.  I say, “Raid the kids school supplies.  The school year is almost over anyway!  LOL!” I’m using Joy’s Life Everyday Occasions stamps…