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 »

5 Valentine DIYs To Try - Maritza Lisa: This roundup is all about Valentine DIYs and Crafts. Click through to see a few of my favorites...

Guess what? Today is this little blog’s 2nd birthday! It’s so hard to believe that it’s been 2 years already. I’ve learned so much and thanks to you, this blog is just chugging along. My first post was a Valentine’s post (holy moly, look at the difference in images). What better way to celebrate than with a roundup about some lovely Valentine DIYs to Try. What’s nice is that Valentine’s Day falls on a weekend, so you still have time… Read more »

DIY Floral Gift Boxes - Maritza Lisa: Decorate your gift boxes with these gorgeous floral graphics. Box template available for download...click through for tutorial

Are you recovering from Super Bowl weekend? I was all about the half-time show and pretty much flipped through Pinterest and Instagram for the actual game. So, today’s project is a simple one. And the inspiration? This stunning Floral Bunch (which is free this week – yay!) by MarushaBelle on Creative Market. Aren’t the images pretty? I particularly liked the floral circles as you can see from these DIY Floral Gift Boxes. I pretty much used the box shape from my DIY… Read more »

DIY Kissy Lips Seals - Maritza Lisa: Seal your envelopes with a kiss this Valentine's with clear sticker paper. Click through for the tutorial...

Happy Tuesday! And Happy February too. First thing I do every Tuesday is check Silhouette’s free shape of the week. This week, I’m in love. No pun intended. These Mix and Match Valentines images can be used for so many things. But today, I wanted to share how you can make your own transparent DIY Kissy Lips Seals for your pretty Valentines envelopes or packages. I’ll also show you how you can change the color of an image using the Trace tool in… Read more »

Hello! Hope you had an awesome weekend. Just popping in quickly to say that I’m over at Jen Pinkston’s gorgeous blog, The Effortless Chic, making this pretty DIY Floral Gift Wrap. For smaller gifts, I like to make my own wrapping paper. To make something unique and to let the person receiving the gift know that I made as much effort packaging the gift as I did buying or making the gift. If you do not have flowers available, there’s a download… Read more »