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 […]

Handmade Cards

handmade cards

I had a birthday a few weeks ago and I was a little surprised at how much I loved the hand made cards that I received. Emails and texts, instagram and Facebook – they all have a place but nothing puts a smile on my face like a handmade card from a friend. Check out […]

Unique Photo Displays


Digital photography makes it easy to ignore the photos you don’t like and focus your attention on the ones you love. But if you don’t have time to place your favorite photos into a scrapbook, there’s still hope. I like to feature a few of my favorite photos in dimensional displays I place around my […]

Halloween Projects

Halloween projects

Halloween will be here before you know it. Here are some terrific projects to get you in the mood for Halloween!   Ready to get started? Click on the project below to take you to the instructional video for these great Halloween project ideas. Halloween Photo Props Boo-T-Ful Halloween Display Halloween Circle Book Halloween Mobile […]

Fall Projects


Fall is my favorite season! I love the cooler temperatures and the lighting is so much better for taking great outdoor photos.  Please enjoy five of my favorite fall projects.   Ready to get started? Click on the project below to take you to the instructional video for these great Fall ideas. Pumpkin Waterfall Card Fall […]

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 […]

Summer Scrapbook


Remember the fun summer of 2017 with this super easy SUNsational scrapbook.  It’s small enough to carry in your purse to journal the memories throughout the summer and they make great gifts for those summer birthdays as well. Also, think outside the box by using the scrapbook for Summer To Do Lists, Reading Lists, Sketches […]