Gift giving can be stressful and expensive. And the last thing you want is to spend money on a gift that your loved one won’t really use.
I always try to give my family gift ideas that I will get a lot of use out of. That’s why I’m filling my wish list this Christmas with crafting supplies that I can’t afford or just won’t get around to buying for myself.
If you have a crafter in your life… or if you’re the crafter looking for a way to treat yourself… here’s my ultimate list of Cricut accessories, supplies, and vinyl that all crafters would love. (more…)
I LOVE Halloween! 🎃👻🕸 It’s one of my favorite holidays. And I love creating Halloween decor and shirts.
I designed a few shirts inspired by my favorite vintage horror films. You can see those here.
But I also wanted something a bit more whimsical. So I designed these SVGs based on a couple children’s classics.
And you can download and use them with your own Cricut or Silhouette! (more…)
Etching glass is a super chic way to personalize all kinds of glasses… from water and wine to shot glasses. They make great gifts too. (more…)
I love Halloween and I’m a pretty big horror movie fan. Around this time of year, I start binging my favorite classic horror films.
I would say my favorites are:
- Friday The 13th
- The Exorcist
- The Shining
You may have noticed, most of them are from the 70s… “arguably the most fruitful and consistently excellent decade for horror cinema,” according to Collider. And I totally agree.
To honor a few of my favorite scary movies I made shirt designs that true classic horror movie fans will love. (more…)
I love using my Cricut to make shirts with vinyl. But some projects call for a different kind of look.
That’s why I tried out the screen printing method. And after a few tries, I’m hooked!
Here’s a simple how-to and a few things I learned along the way. (more…)
We make a big deal out of celebrating birthdays in our house. And I get super excited around my daughter’s birthday each year because I get to create a pretty pink party with all things whimsical and magical and, this year, paw-sitively purr-fect.
My daughter loves Pusheen and Pusheen loves cupcakes, so we combined it all into a Pretty Pusheen & Cupcake Party. (more…)
My baby girl has a ton a hair bows. Truth be told, she’s starting to grow out of them… but I’m not. I kinda wish she would stay a little girl who wears hair bows all her life. But I know that won’t happen.
In the meantime, we needed a better way to store all of her bows that were just shoved into a box in her closet. It was a bad system and it was driving me crazy.
But I didn’t want to spend any money, obvi, so I made her a pretty, hanging bow organizer with stuff I had around the house. I turned a couple of old boxes into a custom, chic looking organizer. (more…)
The start of the school year can be stressful for kids, parents, and teachers.
And just as parents are breathing a sigh of relief that summer camp costs or DIY entertainment are over, teachers are taking over the care and feeding of our little humans.
Here are a few cute gift ideas to help teachers start the year off on a good foot. (more…)
As a creative soul, I dreamed of getting a Cricut for a while. I pinned endless blog posts about amazing creations but figured it wouldn’t ever be for me. That is until I found a way to get it affordably and start creating without spending a ton of money.
Now I love my Cricut and can’t imagine not having it. I’ve made my family tons of cute things, I made nearly all of last year’s Christmas presents with it, and I’m even making a little money on custom shirts.
If you’re dreaming of getting a jump on your Cricut dream, try some of these ways to do it on a cheapskate’s budget. (more…)
All I can say is thank goodness school is almost over. Between running to dance classes, baseball practices, and PTO meetings, I’m pretty much exhausted. But I don’t want the year to end without properly thanking the saint-like teachers who have nurtured my kids and helped mold them into smart and kind people.
Here are some super simple ideas for teacher gifts that you can make for just a few dollars each, as well as tons of printable gift tags to make them look perfect. No need to sift through my previous posts and pay separately for each tag, you can get them all here in one bundle for just 99 cents! (more…)