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Happiness Plaque + Free Cut File

I made this cute Happiness Plaque back in April for my Secret Sister from SNAP Conference!  Since it is 3 months later, I guess the secret’s out and my sister is Brenda at From Me, With Love.  I love how she followed her dreams to change professions and so I thought this quote was perfectContinue Reading

DIY Vinyl Nail Decals

Would you believe me if I told you that you could use your Silhouette cutting machine for beauty related business?  Well believe it!  I made these DIY Vinyl Nail Decals in a matter of minutes with my Silhouette CAMEO!! Warning:  this post contains feet!  I am not particularly fond of them, nor do I loveContinue Reading

Dad’s BBQ Squirt Bottle

Do you want a really simple and practical gift to make and give for Father’s day?  I have just the thing for you…my BBQ Squirt Bottle.  Most dads, uncles, grandpas and the special men in our lives spend some summer time in front of a grill.  Most of the time they have a huge cupContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Personalized Cookies for Santa Plate

I shared a sneak peak of my personalized Cookies for Santa Plate when I shared the awesome Silhouette Deals that are happening right NOW, through Dec 8th.  Today I am going to show you how I made my wording curved to wrap around my plate and share some hints I learned. Supplies Needed: Charger PlateContinue Reading

How to Make a Split Letter Monogram Plaque

I gave everyone a sneak peak to my Split Letter Monogram Plaque earlier in the week on the Silhouette CAMEO post!  At first this project looks really intimidating but I am here today to show you that it’s actually quite easy and once you get one down, it’s a great little project to have forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How to Build a CornHole Game

Have you ever played the Cornhole Game?  Along with Washers, it’s a favorite of my family and friends!  My siblings and I built a set for my dad and thought I’d share How to Build a Cornhole Game so you too can enjoy this fun game at your next party or BBQ!  When you buildContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Kid’s Mustache Cups with Smiley Bottoms!

We are jokesters here in our house.  Go figure my husband is the biggest kid of all, but my boys follow right behind.  They are always trying to make each other laugh with a silly antic or funny face.  Ryan loves to put things on his upper lip and say “Look Mom, I have aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Father’s Day Etched Glass Picture Frame

Make an sweet etched glass picture frame for the special guy in your life in celebration of Father’s Day!  Update the photo yearly so they have a constant reminder of how special they are!!   I love to celebrate Father’s Day.  I think because I am so much of a Daddy’s Girl!  My dad isContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Color Outside the Lines – Painted Canvas

COLOR Outside the Lines… This painted canvas board kind of sums up my feelings at this exact moment!  For so long we are told to color inside the lines…it’s actually used to gauge a young child’s readiness for school.  Whether or not they can master following the direction and staying INSIDE the line.  Since IContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!

Oh friends!  While I am off at SNAP this week, I leave you with nothing but the best for you!. A SILHOUETTE PORTRAIT GIVEAWAY! I tell you I love you and I mean it!  Silhouette has some amazing deals going on right now to get a vinyl bundle with either the Silhouette Cameo or aContinue Reading

Love Potion Valentine Idea – Free Printable

Love is in the air!  Why not give some of that love with these cute love potion valentines!  Super fun test tubes filled with a sugar-free drink pack mix!!  Kids think they are great because they are not the normal valentine!!!  These are super easy to make and you can download your very own FREEContinue Reading

Clay Pot Snowman Candy Dish

Have I told you that I am the Creative Activities Coordinator for my MOPS group (Mothers of Preschoolers)?  Well I am.  We had our craft time at our December meeting and I wanted to do something seasonal but not holiday.  I wanted something everyone could keep out for more than 2 weeks but tied inContinue Reading

Painted NFL Serving Dishes

Are you a football fan???  We are Minnesota Vikings fans here in this house and even though they lost against the Packers Saturday night we still love them!  When the Vikings played the St. Louis Rams here in St. Louis, Fred and I went to the game with my brother, his girlfriend and his girlfriend’sContinue Reading

Bug & Monster Spray

I hope you’ll read on to find out how to create your very own *magic* DIY bug and monster spray!   “A spray a day keeps the monsters and bugs away!”  Why had I not thought of this sooner?!?  All that spider/Halloween/Ghost/Haunted House talk lately has Michael not wanting to go into our basement byContinue Reading

Boo Bowling Children’s Halloween Activity

Need a super simple children’s Halloween activity?  How about a game of  Boo Bowling using up-cycled McDonald’s Milk Jug Containers!?  Anyone else save things thinking “I am sure I can use this again for something!”   Well that’s me and “this” turned out to be McD’s Milk Jugs and something turned out to be Boo Bowling!Continue Reading

4th of July Wall Art

I wanted a focal piece for my mantle.  I also wanted something that my kids would see and maybe even ask a question or just notice so that it was in their head….the true meaning of independence and what OTHERS have done for us. I made this with Cammie, my Silhouette Cameo.  I didn’t haveContinue Reading

Mickey Mouse Mason Jars with Chalkboard Labels

I am so in love with these!  I know, I am a total dork but they just make drinking regular old lemonade SO. MUCH. BETTER.  I am not sure if it is the cute lids, or the fun striped paper straws, or the cute Mickey Mouse chalkboard labels!  I just love it all! I boughtContinue Reading

Personalized Drink Bottles

I made the kids some cute drink bottles for Ryan’s Party.  From the Invitation I shared yesterday, you can guess most of everything included some aspect of Mickey Mouse.  For these guys I used the Waltograph font to add the kids names to the bottles using vinyl. I started off with some drink bottles thatContinue Reading

DIY Monogram Doormat

Make a customized doormat with only a few supplies for a fraction of the cost of the ones at the big box stores!  Best part about this is your DIY Monogram Doormat can  look any way your heart desires! Here is how this played out in my house! “Aren’t people just going to wipe theirContinue Reading

DIY Vinyl Mailbox Numbers

With a new house, comes lots and lots of new “To-Do’s”.  Lucky for us the curb appeal of our new place is quite nice.  The former owners had wonderful landscaping.  There are just a few things I wanted to do to tweak the look. First up, the mailbox. It’s old, its been painted, it’s old,Continue Reading

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