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… Read more »

DIY Heart Patterned Gift Boxes - Maritza Lisa: A quick and easy way to update a gift box shape with hearts from one of my favorite designers, Angie Makes

I know a lot of important historical stuff is happening today, but if you need a creative break, come on over and make pretty things with me. I’m particularly in a jumpy-clappy mood because my two favorite worlds have officially collided – Angie Makes designs are now in the Silhouette Design Store! You know I love Angie’s stuff and have made more than a few things here on this little blog featuring her lovely work. These DIY Heart Patterned Gift Boxes are… Read more »

DIY Holiday Tree Gift Box - Maritza Lisa. These gift boxes are perfect for the Holidays! Click through for this new CAMEO 3 tutorial

  I had the happiest of mail a couple of weeks ago. Silhouette America (thank you, thank you, thank you!!) sent me the most gorgeous CAMEO 3 to play with and it’s such a dream. So naturally my first project had to be this DIY Holiday Tree Gift Box. It’s a fairly simple print and cut project to get my feet wet with the new machine. Read on for my first tutorial with this awesome cutting machine….

DIY Diamond Trinket Dish on Maritza Lisa - Have you tried vinyl? Here's a simple tutorial (with download) to try! Click through for the details!

I interrupt our regularly scheduled paper crafting program to bring to you a DIY with… vinyl?! I know – not paper, but hear me out. This DIY Diamond Trinket Dish was a great way for me to do a simple project with vinyl. I had never used this medium before and I’m not sure why, because now I want to adhere vinyl to everything.

DIY Black Cat Halloween Treat Bags - Create this cute black cat pattern and treat bags for Halloween. Click through for the tutorial on Maritza Lisa!

I seriously can’t believe it’s October already. How did that happen?! Please explain it as slowly as possible to me. Or maybe we can be bewildered together? And make these cute DIY Black Cat Halloween Treat Bags in the meantime? How adorable are these cute black cats? Oh and it’s free only this week on Silhouette’s design store – read on for the tutorial!