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Happily Ever After Blog Hop – Happily Ever After Cricut Cinderella Notebook

A Simple Notebook can be a Lovely Thing At the beginning of each school year I replenish my composition notebook stash when they’re selling for about .25 each. 🙂  Then when I get the notion I can whip up a quick change like the one above!  I used my Cricut Expression and the Happily Ever…

Easter Project Ideas – Baskets, Bunnies, Crosses and More

I barely squeezed this in under the deadline didn’t I?  Well, bunny better late than never.  This year my wedding anniversary is on Easter.  That’s the first time in our whole marriage!  On Sunday, I’ll wish you a Happy Easter AND show you a wedding photo. 🙂 In the meantime, let me show you some…

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Hanging with my Peeps Blog Hop -Vinyl Peep Mirror

I created this project in 2011 using the Silhouette SD but it can easily be made with the Silhouette Cameo and Portrait. In honor of the Hanging with my Peeps blog hop … I decided to turn people into Peeps. SEE?!  That used to be DH, but he turned into a PEEP!!  What a good…

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Royal Birthday Ball Blog Hop – Vinyl & Painted Crown

“It’s Good to be the Queen” vinyl lettering on painted ceramic crown. Welcome to the Scrapbooking Queen’s Royal Birthday Blog Hop!  I thought the Scrapbooking Queen deserved a crown, especially one that can hang in her craft room reminding people of her queenly status.  😉 I bought this ceramic crown at Hobby Lobby.  My gold…

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Design Team Thursday

Happy Thursday everyone!  The Design Team has some great creations for us this week! 😀 JIN Jin is using Joy’s All Around Sentiments stamps I’m Jin and I use Joy’s stamps to make cards with my Cricut and Lettering Delights graphics and SVG. I do not use any Cricut cartridges for my cards (except for…

Cricut Tutorials & FAQ’s

Looking for Silhouette Cameo Tutorials?  They’ve been moved here. Here’s a helpful Cricut Explore review. Trying to find the right die cut machine for you? This post compares different die cut machines. See ALL Cricut craft posts and Joy’s Cricut Pinterest Page. Cricut Tutorials and Helpful Posts Here you’ll find the answers to your frequently asked Cricut…

Takeout Style Valentine Gift Box
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Takeout Style Valentine Gift Box

I made this little candy holder for my friend out of a takeout box. Yes, that is a takeout box.  No, it is not used, LOL!  I bought a sleeve of 8 of these red takeout style boxes for $2 at Walmart.  I’ve been looking forward to using them for something.  I made some different…

Mr. & Mrs. Forever Card – Valentine Love Struck Cricut
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Mr. & Mrs. Forever Card – Valentine Love Struck Cricut

When DH & I got married the minister said, “For Richer or for Poorer” then he said “for poorer” AGAIN!! 😛  Well, maybe that minister saw my craft hobby approaching.  LOL! You may remember seeing this card when it was naked.  That was a sad time for the card.  All of it’s other friends got…

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Foghorn Leghorn with “Make the Cut” Software for Cricut (How to Convert Raster Images to SVG Format)

My 1st Project with Make the Cut…Foghorn Leghorn.  You can change the color of the on screen mat!!  That’s why mine is PINK! I have to tell you…I’m so impressed with this software!!  I made Foghorn really quickly and it was so much fun to do.  If you haven’t tried it yet, you can download…

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Cricut Halloween Gift Bags with Martha Stewart Spiderweb Punch

I love a simple gift bag! Creepy Spider…Creeeeepppyyy Spiiiiderrrr…. My youngest son recently had a b’day.  I made these cutely creepy little gift bags out of (as you can plainly see) some simple white lunch bags.  I keep those, plus some red and blue ones, on hand throughout the year.  On the 4th of July…