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 …

Gearing up for Snow with a Handmade Snow Day card!

  I know there have been several days with hints of snowflakes in the air!  In fact, it was snowing rather hard on October 21st as we left the lake in Ely, MN!  There was actually accumulation on the ground as we approached Cloquet from the north.  I don't mind the snow, after all, I grew up in the Fargo, ND area so I'm actually quite used to it!  I often tell my city friends …

Take a Walk in the Wild with Me!

  I want to call this stamp set. . . Taking a Walk in the Wild! It just seems to fit!  In an earlier post, I told you I'm a pumpkin girl, well I'm a moose girl, too!  One of my dreams is to see a moose in the wild when we visit northern Minnesota!  In the 10 years we've been visiting the Ely, MN, area, and now that we own a place on Farm …