Made with Paper

studio calico Ali Edwards kit

This past weekend I set sail for Toronto with some of my best gal pals to attend Scrapbook and Cards Today Crop and Create Markham. It was such an inspiring weekend, a really fun event to get away with girlfriends. The big drawl for us was headliner Ali Edwards in the classroom. Ali has been on the scene […]

Don’t let the title of this post with the big ‘C’ word in it scare you off, I know Halloween hasn’t passed yet. But in card-maker and blogger world you just have to be on these things if you want to get all your projects done before the the big guy is on your roof top. […]

Fun Bridal shower game based on wedding themed movies

I love hosting parties- especially bridal and baby showers. One of my favourite parts, next to the decorations is the party games. I always try to come up with unique bridal shower games that won’t break the bank plus something that people will want to participate in (because not everyone wants to swing their hot dog at […]

Interactive business card back

Hello new friend! Perhaps you’re an old friend, just give me a second, you’ll understand what this is all about.  If you’ve just met me at SNAP and my business card is what brought you here, I’m very pleased to meet you!  If you’ve landed on my page you’ve probably opened your little envelope and wondering […]

Make these easy personalized luggae tags for your graft bags #XyronInc #luggagetags #scrapbooking #paper #diy #crafts

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! But more importantly… it’s trip week, Yayyy!! On Friday a few of my best gal pals and I are travelling a few hours to Crop and Create, the radest scrapbooking event in Canada! I couldn’t be more excited to go, and I have a few fun surprises in store for the ladies […]

Sweet Baby Wishes Album perfect for a Baby shower #baby #babyshowerideas #xyron #elephant

Today’s project is soooo cute, and since I’m in baby mode this week I thought this project was very fitting! I came across the sweetest set of elephant baby wishes cards from A Creative Destiny and I couldn’t resist picking them up.  I have a niece who is going to pop any time now and […]

Embossed brush script project life cards

  Yayy!! I love blog hops, but you know what I don’t love… US customs. Yep, they really put the poop in party pooper. You see, the goods I was supposed to share with you guys today didn’t exactly make it here all in one piece.  They actually showed up in multiple pieces, all wrapped […]

Easy DIY photo ornaments. Great tutorial with photo steps.

We have family pictures taken each year right before the hustle and bustle, so I love making photo gifts during the holidays. I’ve been making these Glass Photo Ornaments for quite sometime (even before the outburst of holiday projects on Pinterest). The are the perfect keepsake or gift. I’ve shared this craft with many and haven’t came […]

In a very few days I’m setting sail for my very first blog conference LINK 2013!! I’m very excited to meet, connect and work with more than 100 Canadian women bloggers in Toronto (insert heel clicking, shouting, from the roof top type behaviour). What’s the number one tool this bloggy girl needs in her handbag, […]

I’m so very excited that this weekend I’m joining 50+ wonderful ladies at a Crop hosted by my favourite LSS- My Stamping Studio. In preparation I thought I’d dig into my image files and share a paper-craft project I totally forgot to share! You may remember seeing this in my craft room. If you haven’t […]

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