Making Personalized Metal Stamped Name Jewelry Custom DIY Gifts

Memory Necklace Jewelry

I am ecstatic at how these necklaces for the kids Teachers turned out!!!! I used the ImpressArt metal stamping tools and all new Soft Strike Alkeme bases to create amazing custom name jewelry!  I stamped each metal ring with each of the kids names from the class and placed the teachers name on the larger middle base. Attached each of the rings using small split rings to a beautiful Beadalon Chain from Craft-e-Corner.com      I can’t believe the school {Read More}

DIY Baby Shadow Box with Hand Print Cast

Baby Personalized Custom Shadow Box

FINALLY getting EVERYTHING back to normal around here! Minus the teeth issue – AGAIN! Just as I was starting to film again and have life on schedule and organized – one of my Implants decided to go ahead and fall out on me!  My jaw still hasn’t fully healed from the incident that knocked my teeth out in 2006 – so many surgeries and “false teeth later” this is the longest I will be completely without a front tooth, even {Read More}

DIY Handprint Canvas Art Resist Heat Emboss Glitter

2014 Tax Sale

Hello Everyone!!!! The kids and I actually filmed this the week Gradyn was born, but I just got around to editing what there was of this together!  I wanted to use the kids handprints to create unique art for in Grady’s bedroom, and I wanted them to really have fun with creative freedom of coloring this all together – they didn’t exactly turn out “my way” but the kids LOVE them and are so proud, so I am so happy! {Read More}

How to Trace and Create a Split Letter Monogram with Silhouette Studio

Free Cartridge for April CTMH Promotion

Hello All and WELCOME BACK TO TUESDAY TUTORIALS!!!! Gradyn is here – he is WOnDERFUL good and life is seriously going back to normal!  I was not doing well the last 3-4 weeks at all and taking time “away” was very very hard because I def had things “planned out” different…God had other plans, and now I have this miracle amazing baby that is just sooooo stink in’ good and sweet!!! Ok, TWO VIDEOS today!  One a Tutorial – TWO {Read More}

I LOVE YOU Handmade Card Tutorial

Manly Love Handmade Card

I really get a lot of requests for manly card ideas and color schemes so I wanted to do this before Valentine’s day, but it is a LOVE YOU CARD you can use any time of year for sure! This is literally LAST CHANCE to get the WILD ABOUT LOVE stamp of the month set – not only for $5.00 with qualifying order – BUT EVER!  Seriously – you are going to be seeing me use this set a lot {Read More}

Always Wear Your Invisible Crown Scrapbook Layout

Lollydoodle CTMH Workshop on the Go Scrapbook Layout

Hey Scrappy Friends! I hope you are just feeling blessed and enjoying every part of today! I have a layout for you from one of the most talked about favorite new collections from Close To My Heart 2014 Idea book – Lollydoodle! I decided Jena needed a layout of her in her “Repreztel” (Repunzle)  dress – you can hear the story about the dress in the video – but I LOVED the “Always wear your invisible crown” stamp that is {Read More}

Super Cute DIY Valentine’s Decoration with Vinyl Charger and Metal Stamped Spoon

Vinyl Charger and Metal Stamping

Totally dorking out about this Tutorial!!! I had been thinking of a way to make a cutesy little “belong together” pun for a decoration for Valentine’s day…. I decided to pull out the Black Charger plate I got for $0.50 and huge dollar store spoons to play off of Hey Diddle Diddle……..And the dish ran away with the spoon! Ok totally corny I know, but thats how I roll!  I used a little bit of everything with metal stamping on {Read More}

3D Window Die Cut Card with a Cheery Sunburst

retiring stamps close to my heart sunburst 3d card

It has been all around the United States, this  “polar vortex” of absolutely freezing temps, here in Wisconsin, I’ve never experienced cold like this before!!! SERIOUSLY! So for today I decided to share with you guys a card that sends just a little bit of warmth someones way to say hello!  The other day I did a post sharing a few of the stamp sets from CTMH that are my favorite and that are being retired, the new catalog comes {Read More}

My Daily 3 – DIY Cricut Made Thankfulness Book

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Happy Tuesday Tutorial 2014!   I hope everyone is enjoying their 2nd week into the new year!  Who has been keeping up with their New Years resolutions and goals?  I’m so focused on helping people do just that this Tuesday Tutorial shows one of my favorite little tricks! I have something called My Daily 3 where EVERYDAY I write down 3 things I am thankful for, 3 action steps I’m taking towards my goals and the 3 main goals I’m {Read More}

Snow/Weather Day Home Activities for Kids! DIY Pinkalicious Wands with Ribbon and Cricut

DIY Glitter Wands

Kids are home from school today and most likely tomorrow as well so we have been reading, coloring and doing as many “non-messy” crafts as possible (i.e. I don’t want to paint, clean glitter, wipe them down, clean up spilled glue etc….) Jena got Silverlicious for Christmas so we read that as well as a few other Pinkalicious books and she decided a star wands like Pink, is exactly what she needed! Off to the craft-room….(it’s kinda like the Batcave, {Read More}