Toy Story Cake pops

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Toy Story Cake pops

For a kid birthday…it doesn’t get any better than “Toy Story”! These tasty treats, although time consuming, are great fun for kids to eat!

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Creative Wrappings – Make Envelopes Your Way

Pray. Scrap. Love.

Have you ever spent time making a beautiful card and could not find an envelope to fit… well now there is a new tool on the market to help you create custom envelopes complete with fold lines… and makes 60 envelope sizes to boot!  With the sizing guide, the envelope punch board takes the guesswork out of scoring and cutting… and two punches come with this beauty of a tool – a nifty corner rounder and also a envelope corner cutter.  Now you can make professional looking envelopes for all your card projects!

Here’s a great video to help you get started:

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Here’s my first attempt at making an envelope and matching envelope liner:

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Making an Envelope Liner:

You can make an Envelope Liner with the Envelope Punch Board.  For an A2 envelope Liner – simply cut your paper 7 3/4″ x 7 3/4″ and score at 3 1/2″…

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Hawaiian Themed Personal Candy Buffet

I have been to very few Bridal showers, but I was lucky enough to be able to attend two this summer. I love attending, but always find it a struggle to come up with the perfect gift! I could easily buy off a registry, but I prefer to give something a little more personal and unique.

I posted about the personal candy buffet I did for my sister in law, and because it went over so well at her shower I decided to attempt another for my co-worker’s shower. We shared an office and she often had candy tucked away in her desk so I knew it would definitely be something she would enjoy.

Because she was getting married in Hawaii, the obvious choice was to do a tropical theme. I was able to find all kinds of Luau decorations at the dollar store including small palm trees, a coconut…

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DIY Scrabble Tile Pillows


I have had this Scrabble tile pillow idea pinned on my pinterest boards forever – since before we even started thinking of buying a new house.  My husband and I both enjoy playing Scrabble so I instantly fell in love with the idea and have been waiting for just the right time/place to use the idea.  After weeks of furniture shopping, we finally just ordered a large custom sectional for the bonus room of our new house and I knew it would be the perfect spot to incorporate the pillows.  I struggled choosing between the words “HOME” or “COZY”, but decided HOME worked best as the décor in our new forever home.

The method I used to create my pillows requires you to cut a stencil out of contact paper.  I had used this method previously to create pillowcases as part of my sister’s wedding gift (below), so I was fairly confident it would work for this project too.


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