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Free Silhouette cut file for Mrs. Clause Cafe Painted sign

This month the Expressions Vinyl ambassador team was asked to create a kitchen themed project.  I’ve had my idea brewing for the past few months (actually since July when I got the assignment), I had planned to make a cute little Christmas apron using this pattern, with a heat transfer vinyl holiday sentiment ironed on the pocket. […]

Easy DIY Christmas trees. Buy the DIY Bottle Brush Tree Kit at JoAnn and Hazel and Ruby

I’m super over the roof excited to share my big news with you… today a second craft kit of mine is being released in Jo-Ann stores! This time I’ve created a DIY Bottle Brush Trees kit along with my friends at Hazel and Ruby. After designing my embroidery kit that was released in the summer, I knew I […]

Delicious Pecan Sticky Buns

Pecan Sticky Buns

October 26th, 2015 | Learn How, Recipes

Yum, thats all I have to say after making these delicious Pecan Sticky Buns with my mom over Thanksgiving. They were so delicious, and if you’re already making bread its easy to snitch a little of the dough to whip up a pan of these tasty morsels. I grew up in a farm family, not […]

Create one of a kind custom stamps with the Silhouette Mint stamp machine. How to use the Silhouette Mint tutorial

Guys, I just got my hands on the best thing since sliced bread… the Silhouette Mint! This little custom stamp maker has totally rocked my world and blown my mind all in about 10 minutes! Seriously in a very little time, I unboxed the Mint, plugged it in, created a file, and printed a stamp, just that easy! […]

This craft is perfect for kids age 6+ just paint the peg dolls and glue them to a frame for a family portrait made by your little ones

Results are tallied and I was the winner for Kids Week on So You Think You’re Crafty! If you missed the entries last week you can check them out here. I was delighted to learn that my Peg Doll Family kids craft won 1st place for this round. My daughter had so much fun creating this piece of […]

Simply add instax instant photos to a string with clips for a quick and easy display idea

My little guys bedroom is almost complete, reveal to come soon, yayy!!! I’m just getting together some artwork and it will all be finished! Today I wanted to share a fun and quick Instax Display Idea, that adds the perfect personal touch. With Instax photo clips (that are also magnetic) it was so quick and easy to […]

Faux Succulent Wreath

Happy Fall Y’all, it’s wreath time again! Today I’ve teamed up with a fun group of Canadian bloggers to bring you 14 fabulous Fall Wreaths, including my Monogram Faux Succulent Wreath. When I seen that Flora Craft: Make It Fun was selling faux succulents I had to craft with them. You can see I used […]

Globe adventure watercolor created with the Silhouette Curio

I’ve been knee deep in crafty land for the past few days. I recently got my hands on the just released Silhouette Curio and I dove right in to get all the nitty gritty to share with you! Plus I’ve got a Silhouette Curio discount code for you to be one of the first to grab one too! As […]

Can you believe these Wedding bouquets are made from Costco flowers- less than $80 for 21 flower arrangements!

Last weekend my niece got married at our cottage on the lake. It was a wonderful day; perfect weather, yummy food, good friends, and most importantly a beautiful bride. I can’t take much credit when it came to the beautiful part but I did play a little DIY magic, making some handmade wedding bouquets with […]

Create personalized school supplies and gifts with Brother P-touch labeler

Back-to-school is just a few short days away and being organized is key for moms to stay sane during this hectic time of year (who am I fooling it is always hectic around here). Everyone knows having a place for everything and everything having its place, is the key to an organized home… or having children and husbands that pick […]

Quick back to school craft. Reversable, Last day of school on the back. Use year after year!

Whew it has been a long time since I have shared an easy everyday craft project. I’ve been so wrapped up in home decor projects, there has been no time for general fun crafts. Well today I have a fun back to school project that is cheap and easy to make, no saws required! This first […]

DIY Embroidery kit

I have some super awesome exciting news… I’m an official craft product designer, someone pinch me!! I’ve partnered with Hazel and Ruby to create a Embroidery Hoop Art project. It was a loooong process, (it all started back in November), such a reward to see it all come to life. Next to growing a couple humans, this might […]

Add Metrie trim to an outdated dresser for a fresh modern makeover- full tutorial

Last week I put my bedroom furniture under the knife… like open heart surgery kind of knife. If you missed my nasty bedroom where I introduced the 90’s pine nightmare you can check it out here.  Something HAD to be done, I couldn’t live with the boring lines and the dreadful yellow pine for one minute longer- yuck. […]

Get this Welcome Friends Vinyl Door Decal Silhouette cut file for free!

I’m so excited today that I’ve been asked to team up with Expressions Vinyl and dozens of other bloggers to share tons of vinyl project ideas with you! You all know how I love to make a wreath, but today’s Welcome Friends Vinyl Door Decal really takes the front door wreath to a new level!  Not […]

Easy to make DIY Marshmallow roasting sticks

It was garbage week here a few weeks ago. Unlike most places,  Nova Scotia has some pretty tight garbage laws. I’m not complaining I know its best for the environment, but there is only 1 day a year when you can dispose of big ticket items (‘big ticket’ spoken like a true garbage picker). I often find a few […]

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