Scrapbooking 101: Scrapbooking Supplies for Starters

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When you’re a beginner with scrapbooking, the hardest part can be choosing the right products to purchase. They are all helpful in their own way and let’s not even get started on the beautiful cardstock and embellishments — you could spend days browsing them all to find the perfect design, pattern or color. We’ve got you covered on the must-have scrapbooking tools and supplies to buy so you can spend more time crafting and less time browsing supplies. What to {Read More}

DIY Instagram Frame Display

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We are so excited to have Bethany, from Pitter & Glink, as our guest blogger today! She’s here to share this adorable Instagram frame tutorial that’s simple to create and will get you excited to display your favorite photos! Make sure to check out Bethany’s blog HERE for other amazing DIY projects and stay connected with her on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter. Most people these days are guilty of using their camera phones way more than other types of cameras and Instagram is {Read More}

DIY Hanging Planter

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I will confess that I don’t have much a green thumb. Ok, it’s kind of blackish. I tend to kill the living green things. But despite that, I love the way flowers and pretty plants look, especially around the front of the house. I have been loving seeing the return of retro hanging planters, and I thought that a DIY hanging planter would be such a great way to dress up the front porch of our new house! I made up {Read More}

How to Emboss Metal to Make DIY Steampunk Jewelry

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Hey friends!  I’ve got a really fun jewelry technique to share with you today.  If you’re a scrapbooking fan, you probably already know what the Sizzix Big Shot can do on paper.  I learned recently that you can also emboss metal blanks with Vintaj dies, so I had to try it out.  The effect is awesome!  You can create one of a kind pieces with so little effort – I’m going to show you how in just 5 minutes, you {Read More}

Girls’ Summer Garden Party

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I am always looking for an excuse to invite my nieces and their mamas over to spend some time in the garden, and a garden party seemed like fun to plan and enjoy.  We had dainty little finger foods and enjoyed some fun crafts and a dip in the pool.  Join me today as I share a few of my garden party craft ideas with you! Summer garden party craft supplies: (1-3 * in order of difficulty) Flower Jars * {Read More}

Summery DIY Bandana Bunting

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I just love making up easy and cute banners for parties or even just for everyday! They are so fast to sew up and add such fun colors and style to any display, mantel or even to your backyard fence. Bandanas are so summery to me, so I thought it would be fun to make up a summery DIY bandana bunting – in these cheery, bright colors and all decorated with a little pom pom trim. Because everything is cuter with pom poms. {Read More}