Ice Cream Gift Basket

Hello, crafty friends. Recently, I created an ice cream gift basket for a family as a gift and wanted to create something to add a handmade element to it. I thought THIS die would be perfect. I cut the die from a few pieces of felt and started stitching. I love how it turned out… I kept the cone part flat, just doubling up the layers. For the ice cream part, I stuffed it with

Picture Book Panda Teacher Cards

Hello. If you’ve been a follower of my blog, then you know I’m a big fan of teachers. They do so much and in my opinion, can’t be spoiled often enough. I try and keep a big stash of cards ready on hand to give to my son’s teachers often to remind them how awesome they are. Here’s two I recently created using new STAMPtember products from Simon Says Stamp… Now before I get to

Using Felt with Dies

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features using felt with your dies. I used THESE cute penguin dies. There is a large and small penguin in the set and it reminded me of a momma and her baby… I cut them out of a few different colors of felt. I used the die to trace the outline shape and cut it from some cardstock to create a base to glue all the pieces to. The felt

SSS Spring Plush Release Blog Hop

Hello and welcome. Today’s projects are part of the SSS Spring Plush Blog Hop… I used THIS adorable Carrot Bunny Die…   …to create a TIC-TAC-TOE game for my nieces and nephews to play at Easter…  I created ten bunnies in total (five white and five gray). I found a Breakfast Sandwich Pan that has nine openings, which is perfect for a tic-tac-toe game!  I adhered a couple of magnets to the back of each

Fun with Felt

Hello friends. Easter is just a few weeks away so I thought I would create a card for the occasion. I used lots of die-cuts in my stash to decorate some felt eggs… I started with THIS egg shaped die and cut it from several colors of felt and white cardstock. I adhered the white cardstock behind each egg shape for more stability. I decorated the eggs with several dies. I used THIS die to

Felt Gift Bag Toppers & Blog Hop

Hello and welcome. I’m honored to be a part of the Simon Says Stamp’s Reason To Smile Blog Hop today. I have a project to share using a die from the collection that is intended to be used with felt. With it, I created some gift bag toppers… I know that Easter is around the corner, but I wanted to create a non-traditional, colorful “boy” and “girl” bunny as an accent for a couple of