I can’t believe it’s been a week since Valentine’s Day. I’m still obsessing over pretty packaging so I thought a quick and easy DIY Polka Dot Washi Tape post would be perfect for today. Washi tape or decorative tape is such a cute way to package your gifts. I used some for the teachers’ Valentine’s gifts last week, and need to make some more. So, fire up that printer of yours, grab some sticker paper and let’s make some cute decorative… 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 »

  Happy 2017! It’s a new year and I like to start the year off organizing and labeling things. Which leads me to these DIY Balsa Wood Labels. I have not used balsa or printable tattoo paper in a while, and this was a good reason to use 2 of my favorite mediums (besides paper, of course!). Anyway, wouldn’t these little labels be great for your journals or planners?  I even added them to couple of boxes. Read on for the full… Read more »

You know I love all things pretty and packaging right? Well the Christmas season just takes it to a whole new level. Which brings us to these 5 Holiday DIY Packaging Ideas to try this year. I love them all for kids and gown ups alike. Read on for the links to these pretty tutorials….

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….