Easy Summer Plant Stakes for Floral Arrangements with Glue Dots
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Easy Summer Plant Stakes for Floral Arrangements with Glue Dots

A simple way to greet summer is to make summer themed plant stakes for your indoor plants. You can even add these easy stakes to floral arrangements for a special table accent or to create a themed gift.  All you need are some Glue Dots® and either printed or hand drawn images along with some…

Quick Father’s Day Themed Gift Giving with Glue Dots
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Quick Father’s Day Themed Gift Giving with Glue Dots

Does Father’s Day ever creep up on you without you realizing it’s almost there?  (I’m raising my hand. Me! Me!)  Well, you don’t have to be caught at the last second wondering what to give.  Simply think of the special Dad’s favorite things and dress them up with a fun mustache and cute sign showing…

Mother’s Day Card FREE .svg and .studio Download
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Mother’s Day Card FREE .svg and .studio Download

Do you need a last minute Mother’s Day card?  I created this little one just for you!  (And also for me…I need to take one to my Mother in Law, LOL!) Here’s what your finished card will look like: Here’s the .svg file: Joys Life Quick Mother’s Day Card Download .svg file Silhouette Users, here…

Sizzix Eclips Die Cutting Machine – My 1st Impressions VIDEO
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Sizzix Eclips Die Cutting Machine – My 1st Impressions VIDEO

I really enjoy trying new die cut machines.  They are my true crafty passion!  This is a video of my first experience and impression of the Sizzix Eclips machine.  I hope it helps you on your path to decide which machine is right for you.  I’ve tried all of the Cricut’s, the Silhouette SD, the…

3D Beveled Edge Frame from Cardstock – Lori Whitlock Design Team Post
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3D Beveled Edge Frame from Cardstock – Lori Whitlock Design Team Post

How many times do I say, “I can’t believe you can make this out of a single sheet of 12×12 cardstock!”?  Well, mark me down for saying it one more time because you can make this whole frame, including a little stand all from a 12×12 sheet of cardstock. I used Lori’s newest Echo Park…

Free Download 3D Tube Holder .studio File
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Free Download 3D Tube Holder .studio File

I created this tube holder using the Silhouette Cameo software and am sharing the file with you below!  You only need approximately a 6×12 piece of cardstock to make this holder.  I’m using Echo Park This & That Graceful paper by Lori Whitlock.  It’s such a pretty pack of paper. After cutting out the holder,…

Vinyl Dry Erase Menu Board – Lori Whitlock Design Team Post
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Vinyl Dry Erase Menu Board – Lori Whitlock Design Team Post

I was struck with how beautiful this single Menu title is. I love the curves and lines of it.  I knew it would look great in my kitchen as part of a menu board so I took apart some inexpensive frames I had on hand and got started. I cut these Gowrite Dry Erase Sheets…

Spring Dollar Store Butterfly Tree with KNK Zing
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Spring Dollar Store Butterfly Tree with KNK Zing

This butterfly tree was fun, easy and inexpensive! This project is so simple and rewarding.  You’re going to be able to create it super fast! I started with this naked tree from the Dollar Store.  YAY only one dollar! I used Lori Whitlock’s Butterflies cut file along with my KNK Zing to make ton o’…

Woven Easter Basket with KNK Zing, Echo Park Paper, Lori Whitlock file

I think this little basket is so pretty.  I know it’s sort of Easter themed with the grass in it but I think this would make a nice container for a small gift any time of the year.  It can be quickly changed in theme just by switching up the paper.  I LOVE this paper. …