Cheater Cheater Pumpkin Eater

thanksgiving paper

Is it cheating if the pumpkins you bring to a Thanksgiving dinner are made of paper? Well, if you are traveling by plane to your holiday destination, this may be your best option. If you are flying home for a family celebration, or if you just want to change it up a little this Thanksgiving, […]

Thanksgiving Revisited

thanksgiving revisited

Here¹s the thing about Thanksgiving. There are no costumes to make, no gifts to buy. It is just a glorious time to visit with friends and family, sit around the dining table, eat, drink and visit. I am so looking forward to Thanksgiving with my family this year! I hope the same for all of […]

Hand Made Christmas Cards – the Sequel

handmade Christmas cards

I know Christmas seems a long way off, but if you count the days or weeks you will see there is not a ton of time left for card creation. I know, I do it every year. It is a labor of love but I ALWAYS  wish I started earlier, so I am  trying to […]

Giving Thanks

giving thanks

With November coming, I think of Thanksgiving and with Thanksgiving comes family and food – two of my favorite things.  Last year I made a paper pie. With input from Quincy and Addison (ages 8 and 10 at the time), we had all varieties of pie slices. Each wedge had an embellishment to add to […]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

beginning to look like Christmas

I know it seems early for Christmas, but if you are planning to make your own holiday cards and your Christmas card list is greater than five,  you probably want to get started. And if you want to include a family photo in your card, no worries, many of these cards can easily include a […]

Celebrate Birthdays

birthday projects

Here’s the thing…most of us celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, Valentines Day and all sorts of holidays, but your birthday is your very own special day. So I say go big or stay home. Celebrate the birthdays of your friends and family with these birthday projects.   Ready to get started? Click on the project below […]

Back to School Projects That Make the Grade


I don’t know about you but the schools in my neighborhood start back up this week. So I decided to share some of my favorite Back-To-School projects with you, everything from student-friendly bookmarks, to teacher-friendly classroom organizers and parent-friendly gifts for your kid’s teachers. Check these out and get the school year off to a […]

Going Dimensional


It’s difficult to pick my favorite type of paper craft but card making is definitely a top contender. And I’m obsessed with dimensionality so I picked some of my favorite 3D cards to share with you this week. Ready to get started? Click on the project below to take you to the instructional video for […]

Summer Projects You Can Do With Your Kids


Wow, it’s August already. Blink twice and school will be back in session, but there is still enough time for a little crafting with the kids. I collected a few summer projects that I thought were good candidates for you and your kids to make together. PLUS… Kristy’s youngest (Katelyn) just had a birthday and […]

Ice Cream Card


My favorite summertime treat is ice cream (to be honest, it’s my yearlong treat) so I decided to create a greeting that symbolizes this fun season. The pop-up element is simple to create and your friends and family will love the yummy surprise when they open the card. Here are the supplies you’ll need: Premade notecard with […]