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Silhouette Chipboard Promotion

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Do you have a favorite crafting tool? Because I do and this week I'm putting it to work getting together a fun idea for my son's FIRST trip to Disney World in two weeks! I'm using Silhouette's new chipboard to help me make a rocking autograph book that he can have all his favorite Disney characters sign! And this week Silhouette is giving you some GREAT deals on promotions with their new chipboard!   Silhouette is having a great sale now through May 15th! Use the code "CARDS" at checkout to get these great deals! (1)    1 Silhouette CAMEO®, 1 pack of chipboard, 1 natural dust cover, 1 $25 download card: $269.99 (2)    1 … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Flower Pot with Embossed Flowers

Mother's Day Flower Pot

Here's a fun and easy idea for Mother's Day! I used a few items I already had around the house to make this pretty Mother's Day flower pot. Here's What You Need: DecoArt Americana Paint White Spray Paint Lifestyle Crafts Petals Embossing Dies Crayons Small dowel rods Plant Pot with bottom I started by using my die cutting machine and Lifestyle Crafts petals embossing dies to cut out a few pretty little embossed flowers. I colored the flowers with my son's crayons and glued them onto long sticks that I had in my craft room already...cutting them down to appropriate size. From there, I started on my flower … [Read more...]

Royal Design Studio Stencil Giveaway

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Did you guys happen to see my bathroom transformation over the past few months? Yesterday I shared with you my Metallic Gold Stenciled Bathroom Shelves using the Royal Design Studio Casbah Trellis Morraccan Furniture Stencil. The whole set up makes me so giddy! So today I thought I'd team up with Royal Design Studios to give away a stencil to one of YOU to try out your own project! I've done a few projects now with Royal Design including my stenciled curtains from last fall.... And before that I did a high gloss stenciled wall in my hallway that is STILL one of my guests' favorite or most commented on thing in my … [Read more...]

Frozen Ice Cream Strawberry Shortcake #FreshnFruti

Frozen Strawberry Shortcake made with natural Fruit Chunks O Fruit Bars from The Cards We Drew

Spring pretty much has came and went and summer is nearly upon us and I'm gearing up for some tasty dessert ideas that will refresh and cool our guests off. Our family is a big fan of traditional strawberry shortcake, but this week I decided to try a new twist using a homemade ice cream recipe I already had on hand and Chunks O Fruti Bars. Here's how the recipe goes... [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:5] So this recipe...was...so...good. I really just came up with it out of nowhere and hoped for the best and it was DELISH. My stomach actually kinda hurts right now because I ate more than I should have. It was … [Read more...]

Metallic Gold Stenciled Shelf

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Last month we started our 1/2 bathroom makeover. You've seen us repaint the room, then we added new lighting, a MirrorMate frame, and I added some DIY home decor so far... Half Bath Makeover 10 Minute Spring Flower Wreath Hello Sunshine Sign Today you get to see the next step in our makeover PLUS another DIY home decor project coming up on the blog this week! If you haven't seen my posts before, I'm a big fan of Royal Design Studio. I think so highly of them and I really enjoy getting to work with them. So when I decided to stencil my middle bathroom shelf I immediately decided I need to contact them...I picked out the Casbah … [Read more...]

One Smart Cookie Teacher Gift with Free Print from DimplePrints

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Teacher Appreciation Week is upon us and I'm seeing TONS of amazing teacher gift ideas on the web! But for those of you who are last minute and scrambling for ideas, I have something ANY of you can do quickly and easily. This project is so easy! Here's what you need: Paper Plate Hole Punch Ribbon DimplePrints Free Printable Tag Cookies of your choice Start by hole punching your plate about 2 inches around the entire plate. Then weave your ribbon in and out of the plate and attach tag and tie ribbon! Once you're done add your cookies to the plate and give to your favorite teacher as an end of the year … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea and Free Printable Tag

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Yesterday I shared with you a fun Soda Bottle Apple Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea that is unique and easy to make and your kids will love making it with you! Today I'm sharing another free print and gift idea with the help of DimplePrints. DOWNLOAD FREE TAG PRINT BY VISITING HERE Last year in the dollar section of Target they had these cute gable style boxes with matching apple tissue paper. I picked up two of them knowing that eventually I'd want to do something special for Andrew's teachers at daycare. So this year rolled around and I knew I wanted to use them! But you could always buy boxes like this at the store that are plain and … [Read more...]

Soda Bottle Apple–Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea and Free Print

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Next week is Teacher Appreciation week and this whole week on DimplePrints (my other blogging home) we've had amazing Teacher Appreciation printables and gift ideas that we collaborated with My Paper Pinwheel and Giggles Galore on! So I thought I'd share a few too and you can head over to DimplePrints to download the prints! This wasn't too hard to make and we were inspired by a project we saw online in Country Woman magazine and we just kind of ran with that for a free tag and printable. What you need for this project: Two green soda bottles (and to finish off the soda inside them...I used Sprite) A 9 inch green … [Read more...]