Right around the corner

Tweet Once again, Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. I overheard Steve talking to Ava about it yesterday and when he said ” I get to have two Valentine’s – you and Mummy!” – I almost melted into a huge puddle of mush right there. I have to admit that Valentine’s Day has never been(…)

Halloween Crafty Goodness & Free Printables

Tweet Looking for some quick and easy Halloween crafts? First up are the Halloween Bats: Click here for the tutorial. I actually really enjoyed making these and I love how it turned out!   Next, I have the Ribbon Wreath: I love this wreath but it took SO long to make it. A lot longer(…)

A Hard Lesson to Learn…

Tweet But a very valuable one! The last few days around here have been a little crazy. Definitely not how I imagined the last week and a half of my pregnancy would go. About 4 days ago just when it hit triple digits temperature wise, our air conditioning decided to quit on us. Lovely. Trying(…)

Sliding on into 3rd….

Tweet Trimester that is!!! 3rd trimester already, O.M.G. So I truly suck at blogging. My first excuse was going to be that I’ve been busy, but come on, the baby isn’t even here yet! If I’m busy now, then what’s it going to be like once she’s born? Honestly though, yes things have been busy.(…)

A week of tutorials!

Tweet I just wanted to post up links to the first week of tutorials over at Homeketeers. There will be a new tutorial up every day for the entire month! Also don’t forget they are giving away a cricut machine each week as well so be sure to enter! Here are all the tutorials that(…)

On the 11th Day of Christmas….paper stars!

Tweet Well, its already December 11th therefore we are on the 11th day of 12 Days of Christmas. Today I’m showcasing some awesome paper star tutorials that I found around the web. These are so cool and fun to make too! First up are these pretty hanging stars: Find the tutorial here   I just(…)

Paper Butterfly Tutorial

Tweet   Here’s my Trick & Treat: a tutorial on cute little paper butterflies (great as an embellishment!)  Paper Butterfly Tutorial (I saw this on Papercraftcentral)  You’ll need: Patterned Paper (I used one sided regular weight paper) Scissors Bone folder Ribbon/ twine/ raffia Pen to trace template Step 1: create your template: you can use(…)

This month’s prize, a new challenge, classes and a tutorial!

Tweet This post is strictly scrapbook related! I will post an update post in a few days – about the fires here last week, another new ratty baby, zoo life and more stuff : ) First of all, September’s challenge is due by tomorrow (also if you just want to enter the draw for this(…)

Glass Tile & Pebble Magnet Tutorial

Tweet Here it is – the next tutorial! This one is on homemade glass pebble (or glass tile) magnets. Basically any shape or size of glass pebble or shape will work as long as there is one flat side to it. What you need: – glass pebbles or tiles – Claudine Hellmuth Studio Multi Medium(…)

Today’s Tutorial and some random stuff…

Tweet Happy Wednesday!! It’s not even 11:00am here yet but it feels like it should be almost dinner time already! For whatever reason, I could NOT sleep last night. Well, I know the reason, but anyway. Too much on my mind, too much to think about, too much on my to-do list that hasn’t been(…)