Paper Anemone Tutorial + Cutter File

Paper Anemone are an absolutely stunning alternative to the real flower. White anemone with the dark center are really popular for weddings, but hard to get when they are not in season. I was inspired by them for some of my wedding decor but chose to make the paper version instead of springing for the […]

Paper Roses Tutorial + Cutter File

Paper Roses are one of the easiest flowers to make. You can make them in any color and vary the sizes. It’s a great 3D element to any craft project. All you’ll need is: cardstock paper something to cut the petals and leaves out with (I used a silhouette cutter, the cut files are included […]

All You Need Is Love – Project Contest and Freebies

It’s almost February, so you know what that means? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. To celebrate, here are a set of 4 printables and a silhouette cutter saying “All You Need Is Love”. This design started as a sketch while watching TV, and has turned into one of my favorite designs. Instead of […]

Bugging Out Valentine’s Day Printables

Here’s a series of cute “bug” printables I made for Valentine’s Day. Each .zip files comes with a files for a 8.5×11 printable, 3×4.5 card fronts and gift tags. After printing I backed the designs with tan paper for both the card as well as the framed print. Paired with white flowers, they because such […]

Christmas Tree Gift Boxes

These adorable and festive Christmas tree gift boxes are perfect for candy or a small treat. To make this gift box, you’ll need: Paper (8.5×11 or 12×12) Rubber Cement Rhinestones Marker Toilet paper roll Hot glue gun Christmas Tree Boxes Cutter File and Printer File You’ll also need the freebie files. Included in the .zip […]

DIY Showoff – The Nautical Wedding

So happy I got to help design for Lacy and Brice’s Nautical wedding a few weeks ago. Lacy is a friend of mine since high school, and recently I got to help her create some designs for her wedding.  (Isn’t it great to have friends for so long!) We made invitations, table numbers, place cards, […]

Colorful Handmade Gift Boxes

Handmade gift boxes are a great alternative to traditional wrapping and a cool option for gifting baked goods. I made this colorful box to hold a big cupcake and a couple of mini cupcakes for my dad on Father’s Day. It’s a quick, fun and cute option for packaging. I also imagine this would be […]

No Sew Easter Garland

Easter is REALLY early this year! It almost blew by completely without even a post (or a thought). We are going to celebrate Easter at the Nursing Home this year with my Grandparents, so I’ll get to bake! But decorating and planning anything more is kinda out of the picture. I did, however, have a […]

St. Patrick’s Day Pop Up Card Tutorial and pattern

Kiss Me! I’m Irish… Actually, I really am Irish and St. Patrick’s Day has ALWAYS been one of my favorite holidays. From step dancing to green beer, St. Patrick’s Day can be one rowdy occasion! This year I want to send some St. Patrick’s day cheer to some of the less “rowdy” Irish in my […]

DIY Ombre Tissue Paper Flowers

This originally appeared on kristy-o.com (this makes 3 ~7 in flowers you can purchase everything your need for this project by clicking on the supplies hyperlinks) 4 Sheets Colored Tissue Paper of a similar shade Floral Wire (Wire 22 Gauge 110 Feet-Green) Floral wrapping tape (Floral Tape) Scissors I bought a multi-pack of colors (Tissue […]