by Richelle Naegle This weekend I have been scrapbooking a lot and making many pages, trying to get caught up on life's most recent events. Scrapbook pages can take a lot of time, and much of that time is wasted searching for matching cardstock and embellishments. I don't enjoy spending my time doing this, and that's why I so often go with Simple Stories Collection Kits! The 12" x 12" patterned cardstock sheets and included embellishments already match. Look what I made with the Easter Collection Kit: Continue reading →
Craft Project Themes Archive
We have lots of different project themes to check out, including:
- Valentine's Day
- St. Patty's Day
- Mother's Day
- 4th of July/Patriotic
For April, we have a few fun new designs by Aaron Meyers. April showers bring May flowers, and while you're inside this rainy season, maybe kill some time by doing a few of our free SVG designs. These designs will work with your favorite electronic cutting machine. In this installment, we have two very fun solutions for you: (1) complete...
by Richelle Naegle Today is your lucky day; in this post, you get not one, but three St. Patrick's Day projects! Sorry, I know St. Patty's is just a couple days away, but I'm just barely getting to around to making these. But better late than never, I always say. So today, we are going to start out with this fun card I made using the Sesame Street Celebrations Cricut cartridge. It features all your favorite Sesame Street characters in designs that are great solutions for a variety of holidays. The card I chose features Elmo, my favorite Sesame Street character. This card ended up being 6" x 6" and Elmo was cut out at 6" with my Cricut Explore Air 2. The second card I made is one of Aaron's designs that we offered with our March 2017 downloads as part of our huge library of free .SVG Downloads. When I saw this card, I was immediately in love with it. I used my Silhouette CAMEO 3 to cut this card out at 4" x 6". It was just 3 easy cuts and I love the results! Continue reading →
It's already March, can you believe it?! That means it's time for some fun St. Patty's Day projects, and this month we have (2) card projects for you to enjoy. Aaron Meyers has designed these two free .SVG downloadable files. Scroll to the bottom of the post to see the download links (you can't see them if you are reading this...
by Richelle Naegle With Valentine's Day coming up next week, I thought it would be fun to make a few crafts for the occasion. The idea here is these would be great Valentine craft projects for kids. These designs are easy enough that most any kid will be able to participate in meaningful ways, and in some cases, do it...
We hope you are ready for some awesome Valentine's craft projects this February because we went all-in with our free SVG downloads this month. Our very own Aaron Meyers has created three different projects for you to enjoy, including (2) card projects and our first attempt at a decorative picture frame. In case you are unfamiliar, SVG files are compatible with the...
By Richelle Naegle Man, I am on really on track for my Valentine's crafts this year. I usually wait until the last minute. This week I wanted to make something new to decorate my house, so I came up with this fun, romantic print (pictured to the right). For the lettering and the border, I used Cricut foil. This material works...
by Richelle Naegle I know it's only January, but before you know it, Valentine's Day will be here. I'm getting started a little early and the paper crafter inside of me is OK with that. Today, I made a scrapbook layout and a greeting card. Note: If you are looking for more Valentine's themed inspiration, check out our Sizzix Village Surf Shack project from a week ago, or scroll through our older Valentine's posts. For the layout, I made a 12 x 12 design using designer cardstock. Normally, I don't like to do just one picture alone for an entire scrapbook page, but in this case, I made an exception. We are going to capture our love with a group photo on this layout. I used the Sweetheart Cricut Cartridge to make the balloon heart bouquet and this was a great opportunity to get rid of some leftover paper scraps. The idea of paper strings didn't really appeal to me, so I used ribbon instead. I think it gives the page more depth, personally. The our love and the hearts shapes along the bottom come from the Love Photolights Rub Ons set. This layout is super easy and quick to make. Continue reading →
by Richelle Naegle After doing the Halloween Village Manor project, I was in love with this collection. I wanted to make a Christmas-themed house, but time got away from me and other holiday crafts and obligations got in the way! With Christmas just a few days away, I figured I would get a jump start on Valentine's and make my...
by Richelle Naegle Are you ready for Christmas, yet? I'm definitely not. I still have so much to do. One of my checklist items was to make gifts for my kids' teachers, neighbors, and a few others. Inspired by Aaron's free download Reindeer card, I decided to apply that same idea in making a treat box. I made two of...