DIY Gift Ideas Coming Your Way. . . Decor, Jewelry, and Cards!

  The elves and I have been busy these past few days!  I squeeked in some much needed creativity time!  Yeah!  I just can't keep these projects to myself, so decided that some of you might like to come and make them with me! I'm calling the event Gifts Galore! because that's just what you can do, make gifts galore!  (I highly recommend making one of everything for yourself, too, maybe even first!)  I'm offering …

A Ruff Time!

  I'm sorry that I've been MIA this week!  Between catching up after a 5 day visit with my mom in Fargo and coming home to take care of a special friend. . . I've had no crafting and/or computer time!  I've tried to make up for it today, while taking care of this cutie!     Unfortunately Tippy isn't able to hold her head up today like she did in this photo.  After a …

DIY Birch Bark Wreath using Autumn Accents Die!

  Call me a sucker for birch bark!  (I know, I'm a sucker for a lot of things!)  When I saw this wreath in the Country Living Magazine, I knew I had to make one!  (You'll find the directions when you click the link!)   Well, at first glance at the directions, I knew that I would NOT be tracing and cutting out 75 assorted leaves using a template and then a scissors!  Ugh!  My …

DIY Pumpkin Table Favors using Stampin’ Up! Gift Bow Die

  Oh my!  I couldn't resist making these adorable pumpkins!  (I know. . .pumpkins. . . yeah!)  Really cute pumpkins!  I didn't come up with the idea, but found the directions here.  The Gift Bow Die and the Simply Scored Tool made them easy to make!  I decided to share them on Halloween, however I think they'll be adorable on the table at Thanksgiving!  Since the stem in hollow, it will be easy to stand …