Spring Birdhouse Decor and Tweet Bird Card
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Spring Birdhouse Decor and Tweet Bird Card

 Need some “tweet” spring decor?  This cute birdhouse is easy to make using the Silhouette Cameo!  You could even add it to a gift basket with this adorable bird card and have a terrific teacher, friend or Easter gift! First, I cut out all the pieces using my Silhouette Cameo.  Next, I embossed them using the…

50th Anniversary Card Idea
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50th Anniversary Card Idea

Today my in-laws are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary!  Woo hoo!  Congratulations to them!  Here’s a quick and simple 50th Anniversary card idea that I made for them using the Silhouette Cameo and the Cut ‘n’ Boss. It’s pretty amazing how much you can change a card by simply changing the paper.  For example, this…

DIY Map Lampshade Makeover Tutorial
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DIY Map Lampshade Makeover Tutorial

Today I’m shouting, “FINALLY!” because it’s been almost a year since I made this lamp and the lampshade has stayed plain and boring this whole time.  I couldn’t decide what I wanted to do with it until today.  I just love this “Maps of the World” paper by Hazel & Ruby so much that I wanted…

Decoupaged Paper Mache Map Box
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Decoupaged Paper Mache Map Box

Today I’m using “Maps of the World” lightweight paper by Hazel & Ruby to help me create this useful (and road trip travel inducing) map box.  I LOVE this map paper.  I chose to focus on the South as much as possible (with some Northern spots on top) because I’m a Southern girl.  I’ve lived…

No Sew Felt Gift Card or Candy Holder with Cut’N’Boss
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No Sew Felt Gift Card or Candy Holder with Cut’N’Boss

There’s something so warm and cozy about making projects with felt around the holidays.  This whole project could have just as easily been made with paper but the felt?  It just makes whatever’s given in those little pouches seem like even more of a treat to me.  Want easy?  This is a no sew project!…

How to Make No Sew Felt Ornaments
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How to Make No Sew Felt Ornaments

I have two corner Christmas trees in my front foyer and they are totally naked except for lights.  I’ve been putting them up that way for about 10 years.  I like to think of them in fancy terms as a “lighted tree entrance to the decorated tree” but truth be told,  they’re just naked.  My…

How to Create a Felt Leaf Grapevine Wreath
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How to Create a Felt Leaf Grapevine Wreath

This felt leaf grapevine wreath project is so easy and so fun.  You just need cheap felt from your local craft store, a leaf die (I’m using Tim Holtz Tattered Leaves), a grapevine wreath, a hot glue gun and a die cutting machine.  I’m using the Cut ‘n’ Boss. I love the Cut ‘n’ Boss…

How to Alter a Simple Notebook & Pen for a Unique Look
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How to Alter a Simple Notebook & Pen for a Unique Look

It’s so creatively rewarding to give a makeover to an item so that it can reflect your style or to alter something for a gift.  I love to do that!  This started as a plain brown notebook.  Yawn.  It would get lost in a sea of other plain brown notebooks, if not for using a…

Happy Halloween Photo Card with Craftwell Cut ‘N Boss & Teresa Collins
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Happy Halloween Photo Card with Craftwell Cut ‘N Boss & Teresa Collins

I love this picture I took of my sons back when they were shorter than I am.  It looks like Iron Man should probably have slept with one eye opened.  LOL!  It was super fun making a frame for this Halloween photo card using a bit of craft felt and the Craftwell Cut n’ Boss. I…