Refurbishing a Tiki Hut Decor Piece.

Faded. Dirty. Bird Shit. Old looking.

Other than that, it’s perfectly fine and in good condition.

CLEAN IT FIRST — VERY WELL

Break out the acrylic paint, glitter glue, Martha Stewart metallic craft paint and brushes.

Put on DVD set of Las Vegas in craft room, grab a yummy coffee from the kitchen, sit down.

BEFORE

DSCN2326.JPGFaded. No Bird Shit though…

DSCN2328.JPG“Oooooo”, say it, you can say it, the Cuisinart tea kettle is awesome.

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DSCN2332.JPGSparkly Ballz

DSCN2333.JPGJust bring Honeymoon Viognier from Trader Joe’s for meeeeeee.

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DSCN2335.JPGNever forget the feet ∇∇∇∇

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The End.

I hope you enjoyed, now go do something crafty, you’ll like it, I promise.

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Quick and Easy Birthday Banner

Soooo…

I had a friend ask me the night before her daughter’s 5th birthday party if I would be willing to make a Birthday Banner.

My 1st thought was “banners are sooo much work and so time consuming!” My 2nd thought was picturing her daughter’s face upon seeing her custom banner 🙂

I knew it was new territory for me and I’d have to wing it since I had no template or dies for the shape. I found it was way easier than I thought.

  1. Picked out the card stock: black for the back ground and hot-pink for the forefront.
  2. Picked out the alphas that would “pop”.
  3. Chose the die cut shapes I already has on-hand to place the alphas on in bright white.
  4. Next, I made one pennant in its entirety then used it as the template for the rest of the 3 so I didn’t have to keep measuring.
  5. I added grommets with my Crop-O-Dial and some glittery matching ribbon and a sparkly beaded bow off an infant headband as bling. I attached this with glue dots and WHAMMO! Mission completed!
  6. IMG_20180519_082652812 (1).jpgIMG_20180519_082648874.jpgIMG_20180518_202502113_HDR.jpgIMG_20180518_202457821_HDR.jpgthumbnailI really like the way it came out considering I had limited time to make it and used ONLY what I had on-hand 🙂 I think the key to being able to whip something out like this in a moments notice is to have a substantial stash (which I’ve been collecting for years)!

Mother’s Day card


Hi peeps! I made this card from some old stash and just wanted to pop on here and share. It was part of an order of 5 cards I completed recently. The stack is K & Company and I just layered paper and fussy cut the butterflies out and left them half glued so that I can pop them up. The extra butterflies that were fussy cut were put inside of the card so that when the recipient opened it they would fall out.

Coordinated Birthday Gift & Card!

Side by Side

Side by Side

This is too pickin’ cute and was so easy to make. I started with a white card base, distressed the edges then adhered the patterned paper with the cute roasted marshmallow print and embellished with camping themed embellishments like the adorable tent with raccoon peeking out of. Next, I stamped the birthday sentiment on a diecut from my stash. Then lined the inside with a muted but patterned paper also in a camping theme, stamped the inside with a couple sentiments and the card was done! Next, I grabbed a box I had saved a few of that I knew would come in handy (don’t ya just love when you make use of things like that)? Next, I cut the paper to match all 6 sides of the box then disressed those pieces and adhered them to the sides. Out of my diecut stash, I grabbed a shape in a size I knew would wrap around the box perfectly and used my Crop-o-dial to add grommets then stamped with a great quote and I was done after stuffing a Starbucks gift card inside.

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Inside of Card

Inside of Card

Box Before Covered in Paper

Box Before Covered in Paper

Supplies:

 

Paper(s) – Marshmallow print is from GCD Studios and is called The Great Outdoors

 

The paper used inside the card is from PTI and is called Summer Camp

 

The Embellishments are Recollections and can be found at your local craft store

 

The Stamps on the inside top and bottom of the card is from Hedi Swapp’s “Best Day Ever” collection

 

The Birthday Stamp is from PTI’s Back Pocket Basics

 

The Sentiment on the little gift card box is from PTI’s Inside & Out: Birthday II Stamp Set

 

and that’s all folks! As always, feel free to message me with any questions 🙂