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!

1 DIY Gift Box 3 Ways - Take one square gift box design and use it 3 ways for pretty packaging. Click through to get the tutorials on Maritza Lisa!

How was your week? We just got back from a lovely trip to Toronto and now we’re counting down to school starting in a couple of weeks. Insane. Anyhoooo – since I’m in the middle of 2 mountains of laundry and various states of unpacking, I wanted to share how I used 1 DIY Gift Box 3 Ways. This design is one I’ve used from the Silhouette Design Store 3 times but with different looks. Here’s how…