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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Peace tumbler!

I made a tumbler with this Peace logo and peace symbols and polka dots. The Peace svgs are available in my "peace, Love and Be Happy" set here:

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Some cards with stickers

I decided to use up some of the puffy stickers I had on hand and made up some cards - I thought they came out cute!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Big Order

I finished up 80 candy cannisters last week - pretty simple - just a paw print vinyl decal!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Crab Apples

We love to make food crafts here and knew we had to make the "crabby" apples. They look like Mr. Crabs from Spongebob. The kids had fun making them. We got the inspiration from here

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Phineas and Ferb Cake

My son loves everything Phineas and Pherb - we spotted these cakes and thought they were just great. We will make an attempt at making these ourselves.

If you don't know who Phineas and Pherb are, I included clip art of them, so you can see the likeness!

Find it here:

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The great computer crash

It has been over a week since I have had my computer - my hard drive crashed and what a bummer. I have to reinstall all of my programs - I mean really, this is just horrible. I have not been able to do much crafting, so it might be a few days until I can post any new crafting creations. I am looking forward to getting everything up and going again.

Cupcake stands

Oh my, these are really cute and even something you could get your kids to help you make - maybe a rainy day project. Doesn't a cupcake look soooo much better on this cute little stand??!!

Find it here:

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Fruit Stickers

I loved this idea so much and thought it was just incredibly creative. I know several people who can't eat sweets they would just love one of these fruit greetings. Print your own at home- the free printable is here...Check them all out (orange, pear, apple and more)! I know this is a "valentines" idea, but thought it would be cute for any day!
find it here:

Monday, March 21, 2011

OREO Cookies n Cream Cheesecakes

I think these are on my list of goodies to make. My son loves anything Oreo -
You can find it here:

Friday, March 18, 2011

Tumbler with matching coaster

Since I love yellow centered daisies so much, I decided to make my tumbler with a monogram and daisies and I had to make a matching coaster too!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Who is St. Patrick?

Who is St. Patrick?

People all over the world celebrate on the 17th day of March in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Some cities have parades, most revelers wear green, and a few families commemorate the day with traditional Irish fare for their meal. However, not everyone may know who St. Patrick is.
Born in Britain during the 4th century, St. Patrick was kidnapped and enslaved by Irish raiders when he was a teenager. Although he was able to escape after six years and become a priest in Britain, he later chose to return to Ireland as a missionary, in order to help spread the teachings of Christianity to pagans. According to Irish folklore, he also used a shamrock to explain the Christian concept of Trinity to the Irish. In spite of continuous opposition from pagan leaders, he continued to evangelize for thirty years while baptizing newly converted Christians and establishing monasteries, churches, and schools. He died on March 17th and was canonized by the local church.

St. Patrick's Day was first publicly celebrated in Boston in 1737 where a large population of Irish immigrants resided. Nearly 200 years later, the first St. Patrick's Day parade in the Irish Free State was held in Dublin in 1931. During the mid 90's, the Irish government also began a campaign to promote tourism in Ireland on March 17th.

While many Catholics still quietly celebrate this day of religious observance by going to mass, St. Patrick's Day slowly evolved to become a celebration of Irish heritage. Through the years, along with legendary shamrocks, many symbols were included in festivities that are reflective of Ireland's folklore, culture, and national identity (think leprechauns, ethnic cuisine, and wearing green).Other places that join in on this celebration include Japan, New Zealand, Argentina, and Canada, along with many cities across the United States.


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Button Clock

I'm not a clock maker, or a hand craft person, but I just loved this clock - I think the buttons are just perfect. I can see lots of application of this design. I might just have to try me a button clock!
You can find it here:

Tuesday, March 15, 2011


I have had this apron around for a while and just decided on the design - a simple monogram and bow. I used Siser HTV and my NEW heat press! I thought these would make great Mother's Day gifts!

Monday, March 14, 2011


I was able to find these mouse-pad like coasters at Dollar Tree. (They came in packages 6 for $1.00) They came in multiple colors. I used my HTV on them and they came out great. These would make great gifts huh?!

Friday, March 11, 2011

Irish Soda Bread

Ilove making irish Soda Bread this time of year. This recipe is a WINNER:
Irish Soda Bread

3 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
3/4 stick melted butter
1 cup raisins
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp baking powder
caraway seeds (optional)

Put all dry ingredients in a bowl including sugar and raisins, make a well and put in buttermilk and melted butter. Mix only until dry ingredients are incorporated. Split into 2 balls. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake @ 350 50-60 minutes.

I add turbinado (cane sugar) on the top before baking I have also added cranberries and pecans instead of the raisins I do not use caraway seeds because it is more kid-friendly.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Shamrock Shake

Just checkin in to remind you it's time for the Shamrock Shake at McD's...don't miss it.
more info here:

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Saint Patricks Day Printables

Found these cute St. Pat's printables.
Get them here:

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Mini Hamburgers?

Here is what my son and a freind made a few days ago - mini "hamburgers". I've seen these several places on the web and I had the items on hand.

They are made from:
vanilla wafers (like Nilla Wafers) for the bun
fruit roll ups yellow and red for the tomato and cheese
mint patty (like York Peppermint pattie) for the burger
coconut with green food coloring for the lettuce
real sesame seeds
a small amount of caramel sauce on top of the bun so the seeds stick

Monday, March 7, 2011

Vintage Apothecary Jar Labels

Ok, take one of those jars you have been saving and make it into a piece of art with these free printable vintage apothecary jar labels. You can often find colored jars at flea markets and garage sales too. I think these fall under the category of "cool".

Get the printable here:

Ebay again

Don't forget to take a look at my great Ebay listings!

Friday, March 4, 2011


I love this free printable...I have it hanging in my office!
get it here:

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Blank tin sampler set for sale

I have a blank tin sampler set for sale. These mini tins are great for decorating. Use stickers, vinyl, glues, fabric and more. Use for kids crafts. They make great gifts. Details are here:

Lucky Charms Cupcakes

Well aren't these the cutest...And a clever idea. Kids of any age would love these!
find them here:

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Onsies for my neice

Here are just a few onsies I put together for my new neice. Used the Siser easy weed heat transfer vinyl.