DIY Flamingo-Themed Gift Packaging

2 Handmade Flamingo-Themed Gift Packaging Ideas

If you know me, you know that I LOVE plants – especially tropical ones. Monsteras are my favorites, and I have 4 in my apartment (with plenty of room for more!) As you can imagine, I was thrilled when I saw the latest Essentials by Ellen release – specifically the Tropical Foliage stamp and die […]

Hooray Cake-Shaped Handmade Shaker Tag

Hooray Cake-Shaped Handmade Gift Tag - featuring Essentials by Ellen April 2023 Release

What’s the one kind of card you always find yourself needing more of? For me, it’s birthday cards, and it just so happens they’re my favorite kind to make! If you feel the same, you’re in luck – the April 2023 Essentials by Ellen release just went live today, and it’s alllllll about birthdays, cake […]

3 DIY Table Decor Ideas for Spring Celebrations

3 DIY Table Decor Ideas for Spring Celebrations

Back when I was living in LA, my friends and I didn’t do very much entertaining or hosting. There were so many places to go that it just seemed odd to hang out in our apartments. Transition to now, however, and lately, my inner hostess has been having SO much fun hosting brunches, girls’ nights, […]

3 DIY Easter Gift Packaging Ideas

3 Handmade Easter Gift Packaging Ideas

Easter is just around the corner, and juuuuust in case you need a little last-minute handmade gift inspiration, I’ve got you covered today! We’ve got a basket, a gift box, and a 3D egg tag to talk about, so let’s hop to it. (Pardon the Easter pun – I couldn’t resist!) I’ve talked about this […]

4 Easy Background Ideas for Easter Basket Gift Tags and Cards

4 Easy backgrounds for Easter basket tags and cards

Hey there friends! Anyone struggling today with the hour of sleep we lost yesterday by springing ahead? (Raising my hand high over here!) Though it still feels far too chilly here in southern California for spring, there’s certainly signs sprouting in my craft room. Today I’m over on the Ellen Hutson blog sharing 4 easy […]

Stretch Your Supplies: Handmade Valentine’s Day Gift Tags

Easy Handmade Valentines Day Gift Tags

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’re probably already aware that one of my favorite stamp sets of all time is the Abstract Paint Strokes from the Essentials by Ellen line. Since it’s been at least a month since I last used it (who am I?!), I figured it was time for a […]

12 Tags of Christmas – Let it Snow Shaker Tag

12 Tags of Christmas Day 6: Let it Snow Shaker Tag

I truly cannot believe that it’s December, nor can I believe how fast time has been flying these days. That said, this girl is more than ready for the holidays. Today I’m super excited to be participating in Day 6 of the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas, with a tag inspired by the song […]

How to Make Modern Layered Holiday Gift Tags

How to Make Modern Layered Holiday Gift Tags

The holidays are right around the corner, and with that comes gift giving. I’m not sure about you, but I get a LOT of joy out of the process of preparing gifts of all kinds, from handmade ones to the kind that are carefully thought out and shopped for. While ideas always seem to be […]

Matching Strawberry Fields Card and Gift Box Duo

Matching Strawberry Fields Card and Gift Box Duo

May might be best-known in the card making world as the month of Mother’s Day, but did you know it’s also Mental Health Awareness Month? I don’t know about you, but crafting has been a HUGE lifesaver for my mental health over the past couple of years. Whether it was during the long, dark COVID […]

For You, 2 Ways – Featuring Pigment Craft Co

Pigment Craft Co November Release For You Cards

Earlier this week I shared a bunch of holiday gift tags created with the recent Pigment Craft Co release, and today I’ve got a little non-holiday, any-time-of-year set to share. I don’t know about you, but if someone were to give me a gift with a tag that coordinates with a card, I’d be thinking […]