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Gift Wrapping

Every thought of using yarn instead of ribbon for your gift wrapping?  The yarn gives it such a cute crafty homemade look. I think it totally sets the gift apart.

yarn-bow

Try a grouping of felt or paper flowers rather than a typical bow.

A grouping of felt flowers instead of a bow.

How about a yarn pom pom!

pom-pom-wrap

Happy Wrapping!

xo

jt

Here’s what I used.


 

 

Wreaths! Burlap & Yarn

We are knee deep in Yarn and burlap! we’ve got 10 days to make 50 wreaths!

Felt Poinsettia Flowers on the yarn wreath.

Felt Poinsettia Flowers on the yarn wreath.

The cutest felt colours from Wild Flower Felt Designs

The cutest felt colours from Wild Flower Felt Designs

the burlap wreath

the burlap wreath

Here’s are the step by step Burlap wreath instructions.


Great Deals for Christmas

Great Christmas Deals – Stamping and Die Cutting

Scrapbook.com is having a huge sale. You can sift through. The Clearance has lots of great deals.

Scrapbook.com: Thousands of scrapbooking supplies. HUGE daily discounts!
Below is a list of decently priced, necessities and a few cute sets.

This first diecutting bundle will be enough basic shapes to last a lifetime.

you need Momento Ink, so that you can stamp and colour with Alcohol based markers, like Spectrum Noir.


My First Scrapbook Page

My First Scrapbook Page

So this is my very first scrapbook page! Seriously. With all my crafting addictions, I’ve never really scrapbooked. Unbelievable. Well better 15 years late to the party, than never to show up at all. (right!?!?)

Anyway, I loved it.  It was totally fun. it felt like a card, that I sent myself.  (awe).

My First Scrapbook Page

My First Scrapbook Page

glasses-pic

Those glasses are hilarious.

Those glasses are hilarious.

Pocket journaling.

scrapbook-fall-2016

LOVE

 

Here are the stars of the show!


The Ultimate!

Perfect Bows Every Time using The Ultimate bow maker.

Perfect Bows Every Time using The Ultimate bow maker.

It’s that time of year! You need Cards, you need Boxes, you need to save $$$$. So turn paper you already have into treat boxes, cards and tags for Christmas! That’s what we did tonight?!

Some easy scores and folds and you have a pop-out card or box! Made with the Ultimate.

Some easy scores and folds and you have a pop-out card or box! Made with the Ultimate.

Here’s what I used!! Canadian LIST below!!!



CANADIANS!! Here’s you go !! A few options at least in CDN$


Giving Thanks Card

Tonight’s card, totally inspired by Annie Williams!

Giving Thanks Card. Embossed background, Coloured with Spectrum Noir Markers.

Giving Thanks Card. Embossed background, Coloured with Spectrum Noir Markers.

When you’re stuck for inspiration troll through the blogs, Pinterest, Instagram and find something you like and try to replicate, I guarantee you’ll get somewhere good. Continue Reading

Sew Fun!

Here is the fruit of our epic sewing marathon! I love the little birdie, die cut out of fabric!!

Easy Sew Box Bag, Gonna carry my Colorista Markers in here.

Easy Sew Box Bag, Gonna carry my Colorista Markers in here.

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Craft Class — Planner Decorating

Pretty-up your planner, or decorate your recipe box, journal or even just a plain old binder. These easy embellishments can really make organization so much more fun.  I feel happier when I open my planner and see something cute that I made myself.

 

Here’s a list of what I used tonight!


Craft Class Supplies: Water Colour

Hey Everybody!

This week’s Wednesday night Craft Class was all about water colour.  Catch it here,

In case you’re looking to get started!
Here’s what I used!

http://www.tryonahomemadelife.com/2016/10/27/craft-class-supplies-water-colour/

Gemini Electronic Die cutting Machine

Unboxing The Gemini!

You know when you fall in love with that product you see online or on tv and you call or click and are bursting in anticipation to get it home.  Crafters know what I’m talking about.  There’s this agonizing lag between when you order and when the UPS guys shows up. Or, even worse, it was SOLD OUT and you’re waiting for it to come back in-stock. Dang it.  Or maybe you’re just wondering what this machine is really like, in real life — away from the good lighting and perfect positioning of the TV studio.

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