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 »

How To Change Background Colors In Silhouette Studio - Maritza Lisa: A quick and easy tip on how to use this free software to make pretty patterned paper with colored backgrounds. Click through to make your own!

I love paper. I love patterned paper. I’m always printing paper and stashing them away for future crafty projects. Today, I wanted to share a tip (ooooh – a Tuesday Tip!) on how to easily change background colors in Silhouette Studio. There are times when I do not have the right shade of colored cardstock that was bought in a craft store, so what do I do? I change the background with these simple tools! Read on for the full… Read more »

  I have a confession. I want very badly to be a plant lady, but the plants are telling me another story. I do have one plant that is showing me some mercy or maybe it’s just pity? But other than that? Let’s just say we’ve been through a few live ones and I got the message loud and clear. Cue in this little DIY Potted Paper Cactus that I made for my desk. Low maintenance and cute. It can also… Read more »

DIY Transparent Planner Stickers - Maritza Lisa - A tutorial showing you how to use clear sticker paper to make stickers for your journal - Silhouette Cameo Project - How to make planner stickers

  Dingbats are awesome. No, not the silly-people-dingbats. Dingbat fonts. These DIY Transparent Planner Stickers were made with the Doodled Bits Dingbat font – which is free for download for personal use. You download and install it like a font, but instead of letters and punctuation marks, you get these cute doodled characters or ornaments when you type with your keyboard. Cool right? Add a little clear sticker paper and some print-and-cut action, et voila! You have these cute planner stickers. Want to make… Read more »

Can you tell I’m having some fun with patterns lately? Cue in these sweet DIY Black & White Tabbed Folder Dividers. I love this little stationery diy and all the possibilities. These will be perfect for planners, journals, mini albums, mini books and recipe dividers. Want to add these to your DIY Stationery stash? I even made a little accent label freebie for you to use with your dividers. Read on for the tutorial…