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Time for some handmade thank you cards!! But first, I have to thank you. I’ve been absent for a bit… I’ve been busy getting married and pregnant!! Little boy Snyder is due July 23 and it has been a fabulous whirlwind since the wedding in September. Please forgive me. And you’re not the only ones I’ve asked for forgiveness from… I’ve been absent from friends too. So absent that I’m just now getting around to sending my friend Autumn...

My Halloween Mantel using the Cricut Explore!!! This was the first real project I created with my Cricut Explore and I love it! For the images, I used a combo of the images in the Cricut library and the Catacomb Manor set from SVGCuts.com. The paper is all from My Mind’s Eye Happy Haunting Collection. I used exactly what SVGCuts used because I was so new that I didn’t know how to be creative on my own! No worries, that has changed now. 🙂 My Halloween Mantel The...

Dontcha just love Handmade Thank You Cards?? I do! I love to make them! Each card has its own vibe depending on the papers used so I thought I’d show you an example of how I use the same cut to make two different Thank You cards! If you use a Cricut Explore, here’s the link to the canvas in Design Studio so you can quickly make it yourself! https://us.cricut.com/design/#/canvas/30108708 Cricut Bird Handmade Thank You Cards Bird Homemade Card Red Bird Handmade Thank...

My wedding invitations are done!!!! I couldn’t be more excited because I LOVE them!! I started with a Wedding Invitation Kit and  thought I’d share with you what I learned along the way! 5 Things I Learned Upgrading a Wedding Invitation Kit 1) Buy More than You’ll Need You’re going to mess some up. You’ll want to invite someone else at the last minute. You’re going to want some for your scrapbook. Your future mother-in-law will want one for...

Y’all… I’m getting so excited for my wedding! Like, a little outta control excited! I just put my DIY Rustic Wedding Invitations in the mail so now I can share them with you!!!! How to Dress Up Wedding Invitations from a Kit to make DIY Wedding Invitations A Little More About My Wedding My wedding is at a farm and will be outdoors (God willing, please send up a prayer for good weather on Sept 6!). Our colors are navy and gold, both colors that my man and I love....

Oh my goodness y’all. I had quite a time trying to get liners to fit the envelopes in my Gold Foil Dot on Kraft Invitation Kit from Michael’s and Gartner Studios.  I searched and searched for a DIY Envelope Liner Template that would work but I couldn’t find one. These weren’t standard envelopes – they have a weird slope on them. I tried A9 liners and A7 liners but they didn’t quite fit because these envelopes sloped up in a weird way. So...

Oh. My. Cuteness. I am just in love with this Bear Hug Card I just made. Check it out… I’m so obsessed with this card! It all started when my bestie called upset because she has to move from Florida to upstate New York. Brrrrrr…. She’s quite bummed and so am I.  I was out shopping already so I bopped into Paper Source to pick up a card for her. I saw this Bear Hug Card for almost $7 and loved the concept! I say “HUGS” all the time. My inspiration!!...

I make so many cards with my Cricut Explore that it would be crazy to post each one individually! So here are a few of my favorites from the fall of 2014! Cricut Card Ideas Super simple card for my friend’s 30th birthday! I had just discovered inking the edges and having the Cricut write for me and I love the look!   I love this 30th birthday saying!! I couldn’t resist having my Cricut Explore write it for me!   A cute little bird card for my friend’s...

Oh my goodness, do you love Harry Potter as much as I do???? Of course you do, that’s why you want to decorate every nook and cranny of your home with Harry Potter items!!! I made these for my cousin that loves Harry even more than I do! I have 3 copies of HP and the Order of the Phoenix so I figured it was time to use one for crafting. I was right… Harry Potter Light Switch Cover Tutorial What You’ll Need Switch Plate Covers (I got mine for about $1 each at...

Ever wonder exactly what your Cricut Explore® can cut? And which settings, blade type, and cutting mat to use? So did we! Then we found this awesome list over at Cricut.com! ...

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