Gold Arrow Easter Eggs

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If you need a quick and easy and TRENDY Easter Egg idea...I have it for you. I thought it would be fun to make gold arrow Easter eggs as a quick and easy Easter idea that's very on trend with the gold metallics that are so popular right now, as well as the arrow themes that people really like too! These eggs are easy to make. Take basic plastic Easter eggs...I used some I already had at home from last year. From there, I used my cutting machine to cut out a variety of arrows on vinyl. You could also cut them out yourself or buy stickers. After the vinyl is applied, I used a can of gold spray paint and gently sprayed all my eggs. You'll … [Read more...]

DIY Faux Pull Down Map from Brave New Home

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I'm so thrilled to be popping over from Brave New Home today especially if it means Abbey gets to spend some extra quality time with her new little one. So thanks for having me here Abbey and so nice to meet everyone!Today I'll be sharing a little update to a world map that I already own. Previously, I just taped the map to the wall but I've been thinking on how to display the map a little more intentionally. So I created this faux pull down map look.I started with my map and some pieces of wood cut to the length of the map.Then I made a mark with pencil along the top of each piece to make sure I adhered my map on straight. It's easy to lose … [Read more...]

Handmade Spring Magnets from Sowdering About in Seattle

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I'm excited today to have Randi from Sowdering About in Seattle visiting today to share with you these pretty handmade spring magnets! Say hello and welcome Randi! ~Abbey There isn't much that I love more than when Spring starts to arrive.  Flowers and trees start to bloom, the sun comes out and everything becomes colorful again. While digging around in my supplies the other day, I decided I wanted to make some fun magnets to brighten up our fridge and Lucy's magnet board.  So I went over to my washi tape board and picked out a bunch of fun bright colors, which included some fun patterns from Artsyville.  Then I taped them onto plain … [Read more...]

Ruched Fabric Flower Headband Tutorial from Cherished Bliss

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Hello Everyone! I'm Ashley and I'm so excited to be over here at The Cards We Drew while Abbey takes some time with her new little bundle of joy! I blog over at Cherished Bliss with my sister, Audra. We share DIY projects, home decor, crafts, recipes, and anything else we think up. I would love to see you over there sometime! We are huge coffee lovers, so grab a cup and come on over! But before you head over there, be sure and check out the tutorial for this super easy Headband Tutorial I made for my little girl! I actually used to have an etsy shop where I sold patterns and handmade headbands for babies and kids, but the work got … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn Kids Knockoff Chalkboard Frame from My Craftily Ever After

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Hello! My name is Ashley and I blog over at My Craftily Ever After. I share a combination of recipes, easy crafts and knock offs! I also co-host a link party on Tuesdays and I would love for you to share your projects with me! I was so excited when Abbey asked if I would come over here and share a project while she was spending time with that cute little bundle of love she has. Today's knock off is such an easy one that I almost feel bad sharing it! I love to skim through the pottery barn catalog and website looking for inspiration and ideas. A while back I saw this cute little frame. I loved the idea of having a chalkboard frame to write … [Read more...]

Spring Time Craft Round Up from C.R.A.F.T.

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Hi The Cards we Drew readers! I'm Jamie, and I blog over at C.R.A.F.T. C.R.A.F.T. is a nifty little acronym for Creating Really Awesome Free Things. I make things for your home (peace sign wreath), wardrobe (painted shoes), kitchen (fried Oreos), and kids (dot painting)! And I love crafting for Spring time... the following 6 crafts are perfect for spring time! 6 spring time crafts that you can make! 1. Stepping stones make any garden more personal!   2. A dino planter brightens up the inside! 3. Just in case it's still cold out, entertain the kiddos with this foam board memory game while you … [Read more...]

Paper Flower Spring Centerpiece from The Happy Scraps

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Hi, I'm Amy and I'm the blogger behind The Happy Scraps. I'm excited to be here today helping Abbey out with a guest post, so she can spend more time loving that new little baby. I love paper, paint, fabric and polka dots. On The Happy Scraps, you'll find ideas for handmade home decor and crafts, card ideas, sewing, and little bit of scrapbooking, and anything else I feel like sharing. I hope you'll come on over and see the fun projects that I have to share. Today I'm sharing this pretty and colorful paper flower spring centerpiece idea! I don't know about you, but when we start to see hints of warmer weather, I get really excited for … [Read more...]

Simple Spring Vignette from Vintage News Junkie

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Howdy-ho friends!! My name is Candace and I blog over at Vintage News Junkie! I am stoked to be here today visiting with all you lovelies and to allow Abbey more time with her baby girl! Have you seen that 'lil bundle of yummy?! If not, you gotta follow Abbey on Instagram! And while you're at it, find me too! <wink> Now, on with the show... if you don't have a fresh new baby to brighten your week, perhaps you are ready for Spring?!? I know I sure am!! So I decided to whip up a little spring time vignette!! It's super simple and took less than 30 minutes! I'm no carpenter by trade, but I sure know how to work a wood pallet! And … [Read more...]

Summer Idea Jar from Blooming Homestead

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Hello there! It's Marie from Blooming Homestead and I'm so excited to be guest posting here on The Cards We Drew.  I thought it would be fun to share this Summer Idea Jar. This time of year when the weather isn't the best, we tend to find ourselves dreaming of summer and all the fun things we will be doing. My son and I came up with this idea last week as we watched the snow coming down and were dreaming of warmer days. Here are the supplies you'll need: Jar or container Paper cut into strips Ribbon, twine, or embellishments to decorate jar You can decorate the jar anyway you like, we kept it simple with some ribbon and … [Read more...]

Green and Gold St. Patrick’s Day Wreath + Gold Blog Hop Ideas

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It's that time again...BLOG HOP time with some of my favorite blogging ladies! This month we're bring to you our ideas using GOLD! Metallics are so popular right now, so we thought we'd share some fun gold ideas on all our sites. As per usual, you can check out my Green and Gold St. Patrick's Day Wreath idea below...then scroll down to the collage at the bottom to see what my friends came up with. Click on the collage to be redirected to their site and link! Have fun and explore some new bloggers! This month we have Classy Clutter and Happy Housie joining our group too! So welcome them! I LOOOOVE gold right now, so I thought I'd share an … [Read more...]