How To Create Holiday Lip Balm Tags

I have a quick and easy gift idea I wanted to share.  Each year at the holidays, I always give out hand sanitizer and lip balm along with my gifts as a little extra something.  I have been doing it for years.  I thought this year I would decorate the lip balm by attaching it … Continue reading How To Create Holiday Lip Balm Tags

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

This month's subscription box brought me back to my early card making days.  When I first started out using dies, I had a few quilling dies in my stash and I used to embellish many of my cards with flowers.  As time went on, I learned new techniques and I didn't really used many handmade … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

How To Create Masks for Your Cards

Have you ever wondered how card-makers create one layer cards with perfectly inked shapes or have a patterned background that runs throughout the card but not through the main focal point?  It is easy to do with multiple layers, but it seems more difficult to achieve on the same layer. Well wonder no more - … Continue reading How To Create Masks for Your Cards

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

Back to school means schedules and homework and dance classes ..... and less time for crafting!  I saw that box 5 has been shipped so I quickly opened box 4!  I have to say, I was a bit intimidated when I opened the box and saw the intricate die included. I was afraid to actually … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 2018

Ok so August is getting away from me very quickly!  I started opening box 3 (weeks after I actually got it) and box 4 arrived the same week! From the second I opened the box, I knew this box would not disappoint.  It is packed with lots of goodies as usual! Sara Davies, the owner … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 2018

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 2 – July 2018

  So I am actually getting to play with this kit much quicker than last month... and I couldn't be happier!  I have used these sparkle pens in the past, but I can definitely say that I learned some new techniques (splodging - yes splodging) and I am so much more comfortable with using them … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 2 – July 2018

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 1 – June 2018

I am barely making it in for the month, but I did it!! I had every intention of working on this earlier this month but between end of school activities and dance with the kids and at least a dozen graduation card requests - it just didn’t happen. I have to say this kit is … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 1 – June 2018