Easy and Fun Glitter and Sequin Backgrounds & Embellishments

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I had a lot of fun making a few embellishments for the layouts I will be working on from the Hawaii trip!  I’m so excited to share a lot more with it, but for now, I’m going to show off some fun tips and embellishments you can create at home with your Cricut for cards, scrapbook layouts or you know, any old fun thing!   What did I use: The BEST cartridges ever the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge Shimmer Trim Adhesive {Read More}

It’s Calendar Workshop Day! ALL DAY!

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Today is Saturday January 17, 2015 and I have teamed up with Katina of Loving Life’s Little Blessings to bring you an ALL DAY video extravaganza event of creating your OWN DIY Calendar! The thought process I had behind creating My Calendar is to make it a monthly Vision Board for my goals and focus and keep track of the year!  Also calendars are a GREAT way to look back at all the blessings we’ve had for the year!  They {Read More}

Tim Holtz Inspired Tag for Daily 3 Journal

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This is so fun! First I am SO thankful for such a thoughtful and wonderful gift as this Journal/Sketch book from Carmen!  I just LOVE it – I could not help but want to customize it further and make it even more inspiring for my Daily 3’s and my Bible verse writings! I used: Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Picket Fence Saddle CTMH Ink Hostess Exclusive Set: A Thing Well Done from new 2015 Seasonal Expressions Idea Book Shimmer Twine  Black {Read More}

New Year, New Calendar, New Workshops, New Goals!

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Happy New Year my PRECIOUS Friends! How thankful I am you are here and that we get to celebrate an ALL NEW YEAR together! I actually wanted to do a Long post filled with all the joys and blessings of this year – filled with a story of what 2014 looked like – instead – I’m going to do that in a fun little video after our special bit of news – – – I have a LOT of news {Read More}

Thankful, Fall Season Cricut Scrabook Layout!

I haven’t done a Scrapbook layout for you all in awhile, so I thought today would be perfect to show a seasonal, Thankful Scrapbook Layout Tutorial. Using of course, the Cricut, Stamps, Artfully Sent, Artbooking and more! Loads of fun, really easy, and of course a great way to capture moments you enjoy! Winners about to be announced for the now $400 CTMH Select Product Shopping Spree from http://AboveRubies.ctmh.com Cant wait to see who will be going shopping wild with {Read More}

Pocket Card Scrapbooking & Full 12×12 Pages

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Hello Crafty Scrappy Friends! Did you know you can do some awesome scrapbooking things with Pocket Card function on the Artfully Sent Cartridge as well as the really cool CTMH Picture My Life Kits!?! Love them so much!  Check out some traditional twists and easy adhesive free scrapbooking too!   I am dying to know from my traditional scrappers – does pocket albums appeal to you, or will you stick with using them in a traditional sense??? Let me know {Read More}

Tues Tut: Howto 2 Page Summer 8×10 and 4×4 Layout

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I was asked to make a summer time scrapbook layout, so I decided to go a step further and make a 2 page 12×12 scrapbook spread!  Thats right todays tutorial is 2 for 1! Using the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge bundle and a 8×10 photo and a 4×4 photo you can make an awesome coordinating spread from two totally different events for the summer!   You can get the Artbooking Collection HERE and for $5.00 also get the Stamp of the {Read More}

DIY Personal Diffuser and Here’s That Scrapbook Layout!

Close To My Heart Chalk It Up Scrapbook Layout Howto

Happy Crafting Day my friends!   I totally blanked and while I uploaded that scrapbook layout to Youtube last week, I never posted it here!  So make sure you check out that Close To My Heart Chalk It Up Scrapbook layout I did including all 3 kiddos at the bottom of the page! ( I LOVE how they match the colors in the paper!  Isn’t that the best as a scrapbooker??)     Today’s video though I wanted to show {Read More}

DIY Play Dough and Foot/Hand Casts for Kids

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Hey Friends! Today’s Tues Tut is fun with the kids! I can’t believe they go back to school a week from Monday already here!!!  Maybe that means I’ll finally get all these videos edited and up online! YAY!  But I am going to miss them!  We’ve done a lot of fun projects together this summer, not as much traveling and activities as I had hoped, but stuff like this really help build memories and preserve them for a long time!! {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}