Mini Pizza Box Valentines

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today to share how I created these mini pizza box valentines… I’m always looking for unique ways to present a little gift. To create these 4×4 mini pizza boxes, I started with a 12×12 piece of paper and cut it down to 8.25 x 11.5. Then I made lots of score lines. I put my paper in my scoring tool horizontally and scored at 1 inch, 5.25 inches, 6.25 inches,

Lip Balm Valentine Tags

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a few tags that feature a fun way to present a gift… THESE lip balm pouches are so fun. I thought they would make a great Valentine’s Day gift for the workers at my son’s preschool. I started by applying several shades of yellow ink through THIS stencil on some white tags. I die-cut THIS coordinating lip balm pouch die in the center of the tag. I also did some

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

Simple Hot Cocoa Holders

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s project shares how to create simple hot cocoa holders. I wanted to share a project that encourages giving after the Holiday season. I plan on giving these to our delivery person who is bringing us packages daily in this freezing weather. I really like how simple these hot cocoa holders are. What makes these so simple is that they are a standard size card that has been sealed shut. So you

New Year, New Blog, and Giveaway

Hello, crafty friends. Happy New Year! I decided to make the switch from Blogger to WordPress and I thought we could celebrate my with my first blog post. (More on that in a bit.) First, I want to share a new card design… Just because the holiday season is over, it doesn’t mean the giving has to stop. I created a gift card holder using THIS polar bear die. It works perfectly since the arms

Santa Treat Bag

Hi, there. How is your holiday prep going? I’m finding myself purchasing a lot of gift cards this year. I like gift cards because the recipient can purchase whatever they choose, but I’m always looking for fun ways to present them. I used THIS die to create a treat bag and decorated it with some dies to create a Santa suit… I die-cut the die twice from THIS cardstock and adhered the two pieces together

Embellishing Gift Packages

Hello. Today I’m sharing how to embellish gift packages. I will be focusing on Holiday gift packages for this project, but you could do this for any special occasion. So, do you remember THIS speech bubble card set I created? Well, I had the negative glitter die-cuts left over and wanted to put them to good use… I simply adhered the negative pieces to the left over white speech bubbles. Easy peasy. Then I adhered them to

Honey Bee Stamps: 12 Designers of Christmas

Hello, friends. I’m so honored to be a part of the 12 Designers of Christmas for Honey Bee Stamps. December 1 – 11 we will give away a $25 Gift Certificate to one person who comments on that day’s blog post December 12th we will give away a $100 Gift Certificate to one lucky commenter, so be sure to leave comments daily!   So I’m not a coffee drinker, but I have many friends and

Gift Giving Challenge

Hello. The Little Tangles Challenge Blog just announced a new challenge and it’s all about gift giving. I needed to make a bunch of quick Christmas gifts for some of the staff at my son’s school… I started by cutting THESE scalloped rectangles from white cardstock. I applied some of THIS with THIS stencil to create some snow and add texture. I used THIS stitched slope die to create a hill slope on the bottom

Halloween Treat Boxes

Hello and Happy Halloween! I’m sharing some Halloween treat boxes I created for my son’s teachers… I’m a big fan of Lawn Fawn products and I love that they create new products that coordinate with their older products. I used THIS new add on die set along with THIS scalloped box die from a previous release to create these treat boxes. There is a fantastic tutorial HERE by Lawn Fawn that shows how to create