Looking for a quick, easy card to make, then dress up a basic printable. The card on the right is from one of Francine's Printably kits. I added rub ons, ribbon, a sentiment and voilà...a beautiful birthday card. How do you use printables?
Saturday night I went to my very first Paint & Vino night with some wonderful friends. It was a birthday celebration for one of them. I had so much fun indulging in two things that I am very fond of - wine and making art. This is the masterpiece that I produced. Sunday I woke… Continue reading A Crafty Weekend
I woke up this morning with the nagging suspicion that I had forgotten to do something important. Then it hit me that we were having a baby shower for one of my colleagues at work and I had completely spaced on wrapping her gift and making her card. I totally blamed it on the cold… Continue reading Last Minute Baby Shower Card & Gift Bag
Here's some color to brighten up your Friday! This puts me in a card making mood. Is it to early to start on my Christmas cards? Up-cycled shopping bag! I try to make a point of not buying gift wrap and instead decorate shop bags and use kraft and tissue paper and fabric… Continue reading Handmade Birthday Greetings
A couple of my friends had birthdays these past couple weeks so I whipped them up some eye candy! Here are some close up details Hope you are having an enjoyable weekend!
A good friend asked me to make cupcakes for a Curious George themed birthday party for her son. I of course immediately went to Pinterest to find some inspiration and also found this free printable. I dusted off my trusty Silhouette machine and got to work on the toppers. I decided to just make a… Continue reading Some Birthday Creativity
Remember a while ago I had posted that I had found a way to use up all those ends of yarn (see post here). Well I put this idea to good use a couple months ago and made this adorable little bag as a birthday gift for the daughter of a friend of mine. I… Continue reading Stash Buster Birthday Gift
Wednesday night I need to whip out a couple cards for the next day. I always have paper scraps laying around so I grabbed what was handy and turned them into this. Here's another look at them and a close up of some of the elements! Happy Friday!
Just add your favorite washi tape to make a beautiful card and matching gift bag.