DIY Tag Barrettes

  Happy Monday! Another snow day today, and we’re snuggled up in our warm home and crafting. My son (Big) even tried out my pen holder and a couple of my calligraphy nibs. Dude’s got some skills, in my very biased opinion. Anyway, today, I wanted to share my newest packaging project – Tag Barrettes (if this term is not copyrighted, I’m taking it!) They are just like hair barrettes but made of paper and are used to hold tags,… Read more »

Gift Tags With Lettering

You know about my love for pens and lettering, right? Okay, so let’s build on the tags we made from this post to a whole ‘nother level. The Silhouette Cameo has the capability to use pens instead of a blade, so instead of the image being cut, you can direct it to draw your art or lovely letters. You can use a gel pen with the pen holder or one of the Silhouette Pens. I’m obsessed with the white Silhouette pen (surprise, surprise), but the ink ran… Read more »

DIY Earrings in 3 easy steps

  Many moons ago I owned a very wee jewelry business, so today I will take a short break from all things paper, and share with you an easy DIY earring project. These are perfect for any upcoming celebrations (ahem, Carnival and St Patrick’s Day are fast approaching!) The beauty of this DIY is that you can easily change up the charms when you get tired of the current ones – fun, right? Okay, let’s get started.

Hello! Hope you are all having a great weekend. It’s been sunny and warm here in our corner of Maryland – a nice winter break, if you will. Fingers and toes crossed for no snow days this week! My Canadian friends are rolling their eyes as they read this, and rightly so. I’m pretty sure there are different varieties of this project, but in case you have not seen any, here is a fun and easy way to dress up… Read more »