Calendars, Crafts & Gifts

  • Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    Homemade Gifts: Calendars

    As the end of the year approaches, most of us start thinking of gifts that we would like to give. Personally, I love homemade gifts, but I always seem to dream them up in December and then stress through the holiday season trying to get them done in time to give out for Christmas. This […]

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  • Creating Recipe Cards with Digital Scrapbook Supplies

    Creating Recipe Cards with Digital Scrapbook Supplies

    If you like to cook and share your recipes, you can use your stash of digital scrapbook supplies to create beautiful cards that showcase your favorite recipes. In this tutorial, I’ll give you some tips for creating usable recipe cards. First, decide on the format you would like to use. You can create recipe cards […]

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  • DIY: Printable Gift Bags

    DIY: Printable Gift Bags

    There is a small boutique in my community that sells flavored balsamic vinegar, flavored olive oil and specialty gift items.  When you purchase something your items are wrapped in tissue paper and placed in a nice craft bag with the store logo stamped on the front.   Since I cannot bear to part with them, […]

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  • Great Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Your Mom

    Great Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Your Mom

      Mother’s Day is coming right up, which doesn’t give you much time to find the perfect gift to show the special moms in your life how much they mean to you. But just because the big day is right around the corner, it’s not too late to make a terrific, personalized gift with your […]

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  • DIY: Printable Iron-On Transfers

    DIY: Printable Iron-On Transfers

      Have you ever looked through your scrapbooking supplies and thought “Hey, that would look cool on a bag or a shirt”? I know I have. And then one day, I was browsing through my local craft store and found iron on transfer paper for my printer! A whole new crafting world opened up for […]

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  • Stay Organized with Calendars!

    Stay Organized with Calendars!

    I love calendars! In November every year, I start putting together a custom calendar to hang on my family’s fridge and to give as gifts for other family members, like my mother-in-law who is always so hard to shop for and who is always asking for more photos of her grandchildren. For the past five […]

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  • Print on Fabric to Make a Sewing Kit

    Print on Fabric to Make a Sewing Kit

    Would you like to create a cute little sewing kit for yourself or as a gift? This tutorial will show you how to print on fabric, making it easy for you do a quick sewing or craft project without having to run to a fabric store. Simply keep some good white cotton fabric on hand for printing. You’ll […]

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  • Tutorial:  How to Make a Birthday Pennant Banner

    Tutorial: How to Make a Birthday Pennant Banner

    Recently, my little boy turned 5, and we hosted a pirate party for his friends. I love pennant banners, and I realized that I could make a very simple one from my digital scrapbooking supplies. It turned out great! The fun part was that I was able to include pictures from each year of his life, which I […]

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  • Simple Valentine’s Day Home Decor

    Simple Valentine’s Day Home Decor

    After the busyness of the Christmas season, I am craving clean and simple decorations for my home. I have stripped things down and put them away in closets in favor of empty surfaces and a fresh clean outlook for the new year. I decided that a Valentine’s Day craft would be perfect. However, it had to be simple […]

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  • Tutorial: How to Make Printable Treat Bag Toppers

    Tutorial: How to Make Printable Treat Bag Toppers

    Supplies Needed: Digital papers and embellishments Lightweight cardstock or medium-weight printer paper 3×4-inch plastic zip-top bags (for SMALL templates) – These are available at craft stores and WalMart in the craft section. Sandwich-size, plastic zip-top bags (for LARGE templates) Stapler or double-sided tape (or adhesive of your choice) Goodies to fill your bags! These fun and […]

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