52: Episode 14: How to Make Tiny Books for Jewelry, Magnets and Embellishments
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52: Episode 14: How to Make Tiny Books for Jewelry, Magnets and Embellishments

You’re going to love this episode of the “52 Craft Series“!  We’ll be making the cutest tiny books that are perfect for turning into jewelry, magnets and embellishments for your scrapbooks, cards or anything you can dream up! And now…for the video! Here are things I used in this video: UTEE, Melting Pot, E-6000 and a…

How to Use the Cricut Universal Overlay – VIDEO
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How to Use the Cricut Universal Overlay – VIDEO

The new Cricut Universal Overlay is a big change from the previous overlay style.  Not only has the look changed but there will no longer be individual overlays for each cartridge.  This video shows you how to use the new Universal Overlay, including how the digital Universal Overlay works with the Cricut Expression 2.  I…

52 – Episode 5: How to Make Inexpensive Glass Cupcake Stands
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52 – Episode 5: How to Make Inexpensive Glass Cupcake Stands

You’re going to love making cupcake stands for your parties and household uses!  It’s so easy and fun!  Need a cake plate instead of a cupcake plate?  Easy!  Just use a larger plate.  See all of the 52 craft video series here. In this video, I use the Lettering Delights “Doilies” file and these adhesives: E-6000and Glue…

VIDEO: How to Carve and Monogram a Craft Pumpkin
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VIDEO: How to Carve and Monogram a Craft Pumpkin

Hey Everybody!  I wanted to make a monogrammed pumpkin for my daughter’s dorm room.  She can’t have candles in her dorm so I’m using a craft pumpkin and a battery operated votive/tea light candle. I use a Cricut Expression 2 to create my template but you could use any die cut machine or free hand…

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…

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…

Cricut Life’s A Party Pin the Tail on the Monkey Game – Video
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Cricut Life’s A Party Pin the Tail on the Monkey Game – Video

I made a “Pin the Tail on the Monkey” game!  You could create this or any themed “Pin the Tail” game easily using your die cutting machine.  This is fun for kid parties, baby showers (maybe the soon to be mama should sit this one out) and parties and events where you’d like to grab…

Silhouette File FREEBIE: Joy’s Life 3D Valentine Pencil & Candy Holder and Video
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Silhouette File FREEBIE: Joy’s Life 3D Valentine Pencil & Candy Holder and Video

Hi Silhouette friends!  I’m so happy to be able to share this 3D Valentine pencil and candy holder file I created with you.  I had such a good time making it!  I hope you enjoy using it.  You can download it for free by clicking the link below.  I’ve also included a video to help…

World Card Making Day Blog Hop – Disney Pixar Monster’s Inc Card Video
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World Card Making Day Blog Hop – Disney Pixar Monster’s Inc Card Video

Woo hoo!  It’s World Card Making Day!  I’ve got a card making video for you, cool give aways AND a blog hop so you can get some crafty ideas for other cards you can make.  I hope you enjoy it all and have a GREAT DAY!  Don’t forget to leave a comment to be eligible…