Acrylic Frame Mini-Album

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I know you have all seen these clear acrylic photo frames: They are super inexpensive. They don’t always fit into everyone’s decor, but do you know what they are wonderful for? A free standing mini-album! I am going to show you how easy it is to make a mini-album using an acrylic frame. It is a whimsical way to display your favorite photos. And just to keep things really easy, I am using SNAP! product. Everything is pre-cut, pre-matched and {Read More}

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts: DIY Pinch-Proof Pin

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Elementary through high school, I never remembered to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so I was pinched throughout the day. It was the worst! I remember threatening bodily harm to the next classmate that mentioned pinching. Occasionally someone would show mercy and give me something green to wear. I thought I would extend that courtesy to my co-workers this year with this cute St. Patrick’s Day crafts pin, because no one is getting pinched on my watch! Supplies needed {Read More}

Make Your Own DIY Temporary Tattoos

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Valentine’s day is coming up {very} soon and today I have a fun little gift you could make for your sweetheart or some fun DIY temporary tattoos you could make for your kids anytime of year!  Today, we are going to mainly look at kid designs, but you could certainly personalize the design to be anything you choose.  That IS why we DIY, right??  Custom is queen! Supplies needed to make your own temporary tattoos: Silhouette DIY Tattoo Paper (You {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Decorations: Mix and Match Banner Bunting

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I love the look of mix and matched materials to create holiday decor. For Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t decide on red or pink, so I decided using both would be a great compromise. Today, I’ll show you how to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations using a variety of materials. You can mix and match to use your favorite color combination and get a look you’ll love. Supplies needed to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations: White and Red Card {Read More}

DIY Mod Podge Paper Ring Tutorial

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Are you a fan of Mod Podge?  (Who isn’t?)  I love crafting with it.  Normally, I use it to decoupage things to dress them up, but today I’m going to show you how to make a paper ring and actually construct a piece of jewelry using Mod Podge and paper!  You can make this Mod Podge Ring with just a few basic supplies! Supplies needed to make your own Mod Podge paper ring: Hard Coat Mod Podge Paintbrush Paper – {Read More}

Valentine’s Award Ribbon Brooch

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Looking for unique Valentines to give this year? I love this adorable paper brooch. A Valentine’s award ribbon brooch is a fun way to tell your friends and family that they are award-winning loved ones. I had so much fun making these, I hope you do, too! Supplies needed to make your own Valentine’s award ribbon brooch: Scallop Circle Punch Heart Punch Circle Punch Scrapbook Paper Glue Dots Scissors Ribbon and/or Twine Pinback Optional: Embellishments Step 1: Use the craft {Read More}

How-to: Perler Bead Valentine’s Day Cards

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Perler beads are one of my daughter’s favorite activity. I love them too, because not only do they help with her hand eye coordination, but it really keeps her busy.  Most of her dolls and other toys only get played with for a couple of minutes before she gets bored, but she is always asking me to play with these beads.  We love making patterns together.  I wanted to take her creations and make Valentine’s Day cards with them.  It’s {Read More}

Craft Room Tour: Shaunte’s Work Studio & Storage

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I thought I would give you a tour of my craft room studio today, while it is temporarily picked up. Maybe you are wondering why I would be pretentious enough to call my scrap shack a “Studio?” I dunno. It just sounds more important. Plus I have a desk name-tag leftover from my days as a loan officer, and a notary stamp, (that expired back in the 90′s.) I feel qualified to work in “a studio” based on those merits {Read More}

Magnetic Paper Doll Craft

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Looking for a last minute handmade gift for little girls? Today, I’m sharing a quick tutorial on how to make a magnetic paper doll craft that’s perfect as a last minute gift idea. My daughter is currently in love with fashion, anything from layering several tutus and countless accessories, to coordinating outfits for her dolls. She’s at such a fun age and I’m learning how to help her grow into her new independent stage of dressing herself. Since she’s enjoying {Read More}