Card Stock + Mod Podge = Ornament

All of these ornaments were made with multiple layers of cardstock mod podged together.  See Susan’s tutorial for more information.  I cut these with my silhouette, but you could cut simple shapes by hand, or use a decorative paper punch.  I really love how the multiple layers of card stock make these ornaments look and… 

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Wall of Shame No More

You probably know that you can upload an image and have it printed on canvas. Did you know that you can choose to print on canvas that isn’t then stretched on a frame and it’s considerably less expensive? I’ll show you how I used rolled Uprinting canvas prints to put an end to my wall… 

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What I made for #3: Reupholstered Glider

In the interest of future, differently chromosomed offspring, everything I bought for baby girl #1 was gender neutral.  But when I found out that our 3rd and final baby was yet again a big old double X, I went girl-print crazy. You already saw the formerly-green-carseat-turned-floral-liberty-print.  Now let me show you the formerly-blue-gingham-glider-turned-floral-AMH-print.  (florals and… 

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Ornament Factory

Yesterday morning was spent making piles of these with the help of a super fun crafty mom friend. This time around, instead of photos, there’s a school graphic, the name of the school and the year on one side, and it’s blank on the other. Since I had about 50 to make and didn’t want… 

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Fast, Easy, Inexpensive, Cute Photo Ornaments: A Tutorial

I’ve taken on a fundraising task for K’s school. We’re making ornaments to sell at the upcoming Holiday Bazaar. I’ve spent a while trying to come up with a recipe for ornament-making that required little financial investment and a reasonable amount of time with awesome results. That’s the goal, anyway. And while thinking about making… 

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Santa Starts Early, too

Santa can’t get all of his work done at the last minute, and neither can we. Ready to get started on that holiday crafty to-do list? Today we’re blogging at Skip to My Lou as part of their Holiday Bake, Craft & Sew Along Series. You’ll find the full tutorial for this Santa Bag there– along with… 

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Tools of Engagement

I had a remarkably fun weekend. An engaged friend AND my brother and his fiance came to visit, AND I realized that we might be able to schedule and plan for M’s long overdue baptism during our upcoming trip to the friend’s wedding. So add that to a Saturday Katie visit and we were talking… 

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