Cricut Artbooking Mini Album Nature Pages
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Cricut Artbooking Mini Album Nature Pages

I had fun making these mini album pages today.  I’m excited to be able to look back over some fun things our family has done.  You may recognize the waterfall photo on the right.  It’s from the trip we took last weekend.  Check it out here!  I’m so glad I’m documenting these things. I’m using…

Cricut Artiste Birthday Box
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Cricut Artiste Birthday Box

This was my first time using any of the Close To My Heart Cricut cartridges and stamps.  I’m in love.  I’ll be honest.  I’ve stayed away from this paring because I sell my own line of stamps.  One day I thought, “So what?!  These products are cool!”  There’s room enough in my crafty world for…

Fun Vinyl Decorated Shark Frisbee with Cricut
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Fun Vinyl Decorated Shark Frisbee with Cricut

My nephew’s birthday is drawing ever closer!  This personalized frisbee is for him.  I’ve had it (not decorated) in my craft closet for 3 years and finally I remembered to use it before summer was gone!  It seems like every winter I rediscover it too late to use.  It was the same situation with those can…

Create Personalized Can Koozies with Vinyl & the Cricut
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Create Personalized Can Koozies with Vinyl & the Cricut

Having a party?  Need to keep up with whose drink can that is?  Make personalized can koozies and let your guests take them home as favors too! I’m using the Cricut Storybook cartridge.  I really like that one. It has a lot of pretty fonts on it. I got those plain koozies at Michaels a…

Decorating Chipboard using Cricut Chip Decor Cartridge & Hobby Lobby Chipboard Letters VIDEO
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Decorating Chipboard using Cricut Chip Decor Cartridge & Hobby Lobby Chipboard Letters VIDEO

I recently bought the Chip Decor Cricut cartridge from Hobby Lobby.  I think it’s pretty cool because you can use it along with chipboard letters that Hobby Lobby sells and quickly cut out paper that perfectly fits the letters.  That’s great for making a gifts, home decor, party favors and whatever you can dream up!…

Cricut Create a Critter 2 Bear Valentine
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Cricut Create a Critter 2 Bear Valentine

When people ask me what Cricut cartridge they should buy as one of their first ones, I always suggest the Create a Critter cartridge.  It’s cute, fun and easy to layer.  I love it! .  Not too long ago, Cricut came out with the Create a Critter 2 cart, that’s the one I’m using today….

Cricut Vinyl Subway Art Thanksgiving Sign
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Cricut Vinyl Subway Art Thanksgiving Sign

When I saw this pretty Thanksgiving word art on the Cricut Word Collage cartridge, I thought it would be the perfect project choice to decorate my mantel.  Last month, I made this sign using paint and vinyl in a different way. Need vinyl?  I like to buy mine from Expressions Vinyl. I’m using copper metallic indoor vinyl…

Living Dead Gate Fold Zombie Card – Cricut A Frightful Affair
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Living Dead Gate Fold Zombie Card – Cricut A Frightful Affair

Woo hoo!  This is my first “gate fold” card.  Am I the last person to ever make one?  They are so easy!  If you haven’t tried one, here’s how to make a Gate Fold card: Find the center of a 6×12 piece of paper.  Fold each side in toward that center point and crease with…

Bloody Vinyl Shoe Print Staircase – Cricut A Frightful Affair
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Bloody Vinyl Shoe Print Staircase – Cricut A Frightful Affair

Halloween is creeping nearer than these vinyl bloody footprints, so I decided that it was time to take my staircase from dull to CSI worthy. I’m keeping it super simple by using one 12×24 sheet of black vinyl and a little remnant of red for the blood droplets.  I cut the footprints at 8.5″.  I…

How to Make a Maraca Bookmark using the Cricut Paper Play Cartridge – Video
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How to Make a Maraca Bookmark using the Cricut Paper Play Cartridge – Video

I had such a good time making that monster bookmark the other day, I decided to try my hand at the Cricut Paper Play cartridge and make a maraca one.  In this video, I give a few tips about how I restick Cricut mats and paper I like to use for testing cuts before I…

Cricut Bump in the Night Monster Bookmark
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Cricut Bump in the Night Monster Bookmark

Let’s make a funny bookmark!  I’m using the Cricut Bump in the Night cartridge along with some popsicle sticks, paper and Joy’s Life Halloween Puns stamps. I thought it would be fun to make a little monster bookmark.  I cut this monster at 3″. Using Tsukineko Onyx Black ink,I stamped directly onto a popsicle stick. …

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Cricut Music Card and CD Gift Tins

 My baby brother just had a birthday!  He loves music and is lucky enough to work in the field he enjoys.  He has a super cool job.  He creates commercials for radio and television.  Sometimes TV stars drop by to do sound work on their shows and he gets to take part in that too. …