DIY Mini Monogrammed Notebooks

Hello Friends! It’s Spring Break here in our neck of the woods. Lots of wind and warmth which means outside time (with my hair up, cuz it’s madness otherwise). But before I jet off with Big and Small to the park let me show you how to make these cute mini monogrammed notebooks. Perfect for Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Week/Month/Year (my Mama is a retired teacher, so I’m BIG into Teacher Appreciation). This tutorial involves the Silhouette Cameo, but… Read more »

3d Flowers

Hi Everyone! Silhouette launched the newest version of their software (for both the free and designer versions). There have been some issues with this latest version and the Silhouette team is addressing them. So far, I like what I see, but I am still getting used to the newer bits and pieces. Good news, though – some of their shapes are on sale (hello, flowers!) – and I love a sale. Want to make some 3d flower cards?

Hello! I have to share one of my favorite new sites to visit – Creative Market. It’s such a happy resource for finding great graphic elements from talented designers. There are weekly deals (yep and free stuff too!), templates and fonts (swoon!).  Affordable too – like the little set of vintage floral goodies I just purchased from the very talented Mia Charro. Now I can play designer too! Let’s have some fun together and make some notecards. I like the postcard format – it’s flat… Read more »

DIY Envelope Liners

  What do you do when you have an awesome free shape of the week (don’t get me started about all the daily ones available until tomorrow – go get them!) and a crazy easy liner tutorial from one of my fave bloggers? You make envelope liners! What a lovely shape – you can manipulate it and add color to any shape you create.

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Hello! Over the weekend, I was at the local book store and purchased the spring issue of Made in Paper. As usual, it did not disappoint – lots of awesome stuff and inspiration. There is an online version, but there are times when you just want to flip through the paper pages of a pretty magazine, non? What  I finally clued in to is the fact that when an issue is released, a bunch of free downloadable patterned paper is made… Read more »