DIY Transparent Desktop Calendar on Maritza Lisa (a DIY and Crafts blog) - You would not believe what I used to make this transparent calendar for your desk! Click through to find out!

This DIY Transparent Desktop Calendar has been on my list of things to try for quite some time. I’ve hesitated because I was not sure I can pull it off. I knew which materials to use, but I kept putting it at the bottom of the list. Yesterday, I just decided to do it. If it did not work, so be it. My focus was to just put some joy in creating. Lesson learned? Another reminder for me to harness the fear and turn it into something creative and productive. So, that being said – guess what I used to create this cute calendar for my desk? Read on to find out! (more…)

DIY Leaf In Leaf Wall Art - Maritza Lisa - Make your own wall art with your favorite leaf design, a picture frame and cardstock. Click through for the instructions of this DIY and Crafts tutorial!

The kids are back in school this week, which means a bit of solo crafty retail therapy and the inspiration for this DIY Leaf In Leaf Wall Art. Creating wall art with a wood frame has been on my list of DIYs to try. For some reason I’m drawn to square things, so I bought this pack of 3 square display frames (which were on sale!!) at Michaels. And then some pink cardstock for the background. Once everything came together, I was so pleased with the results. I think this artwork will be a lovely housewarming or Mother’s Day gift, what do you think? Yes? Then read on for the tutorial!  (more…)

DIY Good Vibes Only Trinket Dish - Maritza Lisa - Create your own customized catch all or jewelry dish with this quick diy. Click through for this art and crafts tutorial!

Just popping in to share this quick tutorial with you. I promised to provide some inspiration with this sweet font and here it is! I love how easy and customizable this DIY Good Vibes Only Trinket Dish is. You can add any kind of quote in there using your favorite new font and package it up as a gift for a mom (Mother’s Day), teacher (Teacher Appreciation), or any other loved one for that matter. Heck, make one for yourself! Here’s how…


This is a pretty handmade brush font for all your designs. Perfect for your DIY projects, crafts, web site, blog or business. Click through for details on Maritza Lisa!

I have not done a font love post in a while. I promise, I will be more diligent. Today I wanted to share this pretty handmade brush font for your designs. Elfa (by Fittingline Type Supply) is perfect for your DIY projects, crafts, web site, blog or business. I love how the letters flow together and the best part? (more…)

DIY Easter Postcards (Free Printable) on Maritza Lisa - Create your own postcards and send them off for Easter with this easy tutorial. Click through for your copy!

Easter is fast approaching, but it’s not too late to send out sweet notes to loved ones who are not able to spend the holiday with us. I’ve got you covered. These DIY Easter Postcards are perfect for short, handwritten notes. To make these, all you need is some patterned cardstock, my free (PDF) download and a printer. Let’s go make some postcards!