I created these lacing cards for my youngest daughter today, but let me tell you, she had to fight off her older sister for them! They had so much fun weaving the twine through the holes - so even though it says preschoolers, older kids can have fun with them too! Want to make your own lacing cards? This method is easy and durable! Here's what you'll need: thin cardboard (think the back of a notebook - I used the back cover of a cardstock pad) ... Read More about Make Your Own Lacing Cards for Preschoolers
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Have you seen the string art that's been circling the craftosphere for awhile now? I've been meaning to make one for a long time and never got around to it, but when I started planning my daughters 9th birthday, I really wanted one for decoration. Plus, it would do double duty - party decor to room decor. Now... for some reason, I thought these were done on a canvas. I didn't bother to read any instructions or tutorials - how hard could it be? I thought. Well... when you put a nail in ... Read More about Baker’s Twine String Art
I've come to realize that I have many addictions when it comes to my craft. You know how some people have a total weakness for designer fabric, or a soft spot for the chunky yarn? Well, my addictions run a long list. First of all, there's paper straws. Totally addicted. Bought some new ones this weekend in fact - there was a small opening in the XL Ziploc bag that I limit my stash to, and those grey chevron beauties in the Michaels aisle were just calling out, no, singing out, to ... Read More about Color Your Own Printable Bookmarks
Awhile ago, when spring things first started appearing on the shelves, my eye caught this awesome stack of colored burlap in the scrapbooking aisle. It is bright green, pink, orange, and blue, and it actually made me excited! I snatched it up and so far, it has been sitting on my shelf waiting for the perfect project. Well, today, I used it, and I was so impressed at how well it cut in my Evolution machine. Seriously... even without interfacing, it held itself together and cut ... Read More about Ruffled Burlap Flower Headband
I'm not sure if you remember a few months ago, when I announced on Facebook that I was so excited to be selected as a member of the Lifestyle Crafts Design Studio? If you don't, it's okay - I am reminding you now... plus Facebook has decided not to show my facebook posts to anyone ever, so it probably wasn't your fault anyway! Either way, I was lucky enough to be chosen as a member of the Party Studio, which means that every month, I will be creating a new party post using the amazing products ... Read More about Make Your Own Party Favor Treat Bags for $2!