• Cricut Crafts,  DIY Home Decor,  seasonal

    DIY Valentine’s Day Decorations on a Budget

    Valentine’s Day is my second favorite holiday to decorate for (of course Christmas is my favorite.) I love a good DIY Valentine’s Day decoration. For holiday decor my two go-to places are Dollar Tree and the Target Dollar Spot. Who doesn’t love a bargain? Target has so many cute things that are all ready to go and a few things you can add a little vinyl to take it to the next level. Take it to the Next Level I picked up two items in the Dollar Spot, I knew I could make a little more special with my Cricut and some vinyl. This heart plaque originally had a very…

  • Cricut Crafts

    How to Make Amazing Monograms

    I have never really been into monograms, but lately, I have become a little obsessed with monograms.  I have liked my middle name and have never used a middle initial, but I read an article about monograms at Mark and Graham.com explaining the etiquette of monograms.  Apparently, a married woman can use the initial of her maiden name in the monogram.  Suddenly, I was a little more interested. Free Resources to Make Your Monogram If you are like me, the word free peaks your interest.  There are two free resources for making and downloading a monogram. Free Monogram Maker.com.  This site has a ton of options from which to chose.  I…

  • Crafts with Kids,  Cricut Crafts,  seasonal

    How to Make a 4th of July Wreath

    I was inspired to make a wreath by all the cute 4th of July decorations at Hobby Lobby.  I picked up the tinsel garland, the pick, and the scrapbook paper there.  I had this wire wreath frame that I had picked up at the Dollar Tree a few weeks ago.   Complete List of Supplies Needed 14″ wire wreath frame. I was lucky to find this one at Dollar Tree, but Amazon has a good price for a pack of three. Tinsel Garland I got my garland at Hobby Lobby for $3.49.  Amazon has a cute pack of a 24-foot garland. Red tinsel pipe cleaners  Assorted picks 4th of July themed scrapbook…

  • Cricut Crafts,  Pins I have Tried

    Countdown to Disneyland

    So, I recently wrote a post about how I prepared for a recent trip to Disneyland.  I wanted to mention I more thing I made in preparation for our trip.  As you may know, 6-year-olds are not known for their patience. For this reason, I do not tell her about upcoming Disney trips until we are within three weeks from “D” day.  I wanted a fun way to countdown to Disneyland.  My go-to-source for ideas is of course Pinterest.  When looking through my boards, I found this Pin. I really loved this idea and figured this could easily be adapted to a Disney theme for our upcoming trip.  I remembered…