Once Upon a Time DIY Emma Swan Inspired Necklaces!

Emma's Necklaces from Once Upon a Time Make Your Own

Once Upon a Time, Star Trek, Firefly – YES – I am nerdy and I know it!  (I also have a Craft Haul video for today below so don’t miss that!) Thankfully an amazing company called ImpressArt makes being nerdy really easy with their Metal Stamp Bases, Stamps, Punches and tools!  You can get them all here (PjToolJewelry.com) I have had my Swan necklace since the first season of the show – but I needed to complete the look – {Read More}

Day 2 Creating DIY Scrapbook Layout Calendar Workshop

DIY Blank Calendars AboveRubiesStudio

Hey Everyone! I REALLY hope you enjoyed Day 1 (January 16) of the 2015 Calendar Workshop! I wanted to be more actively involved in real time comments – but I was blessed with the AMAZING opportunity to work with AMTC and Lily’s Talent Agency yesterday for some commercial and monologue reads in Chicago – little bit of training, a lot a bit of connecting and a whole ton of amazing!  I feel beyond words thankful that this is a part {Read More}

It’s Calendar Workshop Day! ALL DAY!

Calendar Collab

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}

TNT: Intricate Ink Edging Tip

Today’s TNT is about one of MY favorite things in crafting!  I LOVE inking edges – incase you didn’t already know – and I LOVE being able to do this when corners, designs, etc are just TOO TIGHT!  AND it’s soooo easy! No harsh messing around – get rid of the white core and add a nice little darkened or shadowed edge!

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}

TNT: Clean Your Craft Tools – I’m In Love!

TNT Cleaning Craft Tools

Hey Friends!  Are you having an AWESOME 2015 so far!??! I know it feels like a clean slate and a fresh start to many, so I thought I should share a Tip video on CLEANING up your craft supplies! I discovered years ago that using Essential Oils, Borax and Baking Soda make some of the BEST cleaning supplies – but that whole thing is for  for another time… Check out this quick video!     I use Essential Oils from {Read More}

Minecraft Theme Giftcard Holder Card

Minecraft DIY Cards Birthday Holidays Gifts

I have so many tutorials I am behind on actually sharing – this one was from just before Christmas – but because it’s Minecraft and so popular for birthday parties, everyday notes and more – I thought I should share it for today’s Tuesday Tutorial. Isiah loves the game Mincraft and even had a Minecraft themed birthday.  So for the iTunes gift card I got him, I decided to make a little special Creeper card…(fair warning – I know NOTHING {Read More}

One Word for 2015 Jewelry Charms for You!

Glass Tray Pendants Custom Charms Word Phrases Inspiration Jewelry

Happy 2015 friends!  This video is exciting because it’s something I am so passionate about and I have a special bonus I am offering for those who would like to take advantage – I’ve NEVER done this before but thought it’s one way I can give something really special back to you that aren’t able to! I am very passionate about helping others achieve their dreams, their goals and I am this way because I have been able to see {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}

Last Minute Howto Make Pre-Postaged Postcards Beautiful for Christmas

Deal of the Decade

I had to make more than 280+ cards to send out this season and I bit off more than I could chew! SO, I had these Pre-paid Postcards from a few years ago (yes I’ll need to add a little more postage) that I thought – wow these would actually make beautiful Christmas Cards with a stamp and a little bling!  You can’t send 3D texture on a postcard – but I did find out that the Viva Decor glitter {Read More}