If you’ve been following along on Instastories, you’ve seen the updates I’ve been giving about my garden peonies. They are blooming slowly and not quite in peak season quite yet so we took matters into our own hands and made this gorgeous DIY paper peony bouquet. You can make just one on its own or many for a full bouquet. Think bridal bouquet or bridesmaid. How beautiful would it be?!
We all have that friend that manages to say the right thing at the right time, gives the perfect gifts, and calls right when you need to chat. I want to be that person! So I’m taking some inspiration from my all time favorite childhood icon: Care Bears! You can probably guess that Cheer Bear is my favorite on account of our mutual love of rainbows. Cheer Bear is all about joy, optimism, and happiness, things we all could use a bit more of in our lives. So we’re teaming up with Care Bears to give away a care package chock-full of rainbow goodies, including Cheer Bear and our book Craft the Rainbow. So whether you need some cheering up or have a friend in mind, enter the giveaway for a chance to win!Read on →
Sometimes you just need a bright spot to rest your eyes and lift your spirits. Whether it’s a workspace or a corner of your house that needs cheering up this DIY Tissue Paper Rainbow is just the ticket! We used a classic technique you might have used in grade school. All you’ll need are some tissue paper squares, a pencil, and some glue. This is one of those crafts appropriate for all ages and can be easily customized to suit your tastes. You can rest it on a shelf, mount it to the wall, or even frame it with a shadow box! P.S we used this technique in Craft the Rainbow to create something pretty incredible if I do say so myself, so make sure to check it out!
Make your own DIY Tissue Paper Rainbow with step-by-step instructions!
Starting in January, you probably noticed the grocery store shelves were starting to fill up with red and pink candy galore! Here you are, fresh off the new year’s resolutions, being taunted by endless Valentine’s Day candy. What’s a girl to do? 😉 Let’s talk about the many Chocolate Box options you’re presented with. How does one decide?! So many brands, so many options. Sure they look pretty in their heart-shaped boxes, but chances are you’ll only like a third of the options. I’d rather have peanut butter cups! Or chocolate covered cinnamon bears! Or Chocolate covered salted caramels!
I have the solution. Create a personalized chocolate box for your Valentine this year by filling a box with their favorite sweets! This eliminates the question of which chocolates your Valentine will like the best. To give your chocolate box the finishing touch, tie it up with a personalized love message! We used the P-touch Embellish to create custom love notes on the lovely satin ribbon to wrap up the chocolate boxes. By personalizing the ribbon with a love note, the ribbon becomes the card!
See how to make your own Personalized Chocolate Box after the jump!
Everyone knows I’m a huge proponent of a red lip. Maybe you’re having a bad hair day, maybe you’ve worn the same outfit three days in a row, but throw on a red lip, and NO one knows! Instant glamour. I highly recommend everyone investing in a signature red lipstick. Confession: I still have the red lipstick I wore for my engagement photos…8 years ago. Yikes! Now is the perfect time to invest because nothing says Valentines Day like a showstopper red lip! So in honor of our deep adoration of a bold lip we’ve created Paper Lipstick Valentines! These luxurious tubes are filled with sweet candies and made from a toilet paper roll! Talk about trash to treasure, right? So even if you’re not quite ready to flaunt the red lip, these Lipstick Valentines are the perfect shade for everyone!
Get the free printable templates (craft cutter ready!) after the jump!