Category Archives: 3D Home Decor

Repurposed Bottle ~ Santa’s Sleigh Thinlets

I had a little bottle filled with sweeties given to me at a craft retreat – the sweeties were soon gone but I could not bring myself to throw away the bottle, so I tucked it away in a corner………… knowing that one day I would find a use for it.
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Peace Pennents – Craft Project Central

WOW  I am thrilled to share with you that I have been invited, once again, to be a guest designer for Craft Project Central and I get to share it with you today!

If you would like to see more information on CPC then just follow this link:


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Autumn Wreath – Colorful Seasons meets Daisy Punch

I think I have said on other occasions how much I like autumn colors and the natural feel of burlap and wood and I am always drawn to anything in those colors!

I don’t spend a lot of time on Pinterest – I find that time just disappears when I start clicking around but a few weeks ago I was letting my fingers ‘do the walking’ and came across a wreath from a UK Stampin’ UP! demonstrator which  just called my name and I could not resist casing it.  As always I had to put my own little spin on it.
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Decorated Candle ~ Stampin’ Up!

Oh! this was a day I promised myself during tax season ~ to simply play with some card and ribbon and have  a good ol’ footle. (an expression my dear Aunt used to do something without a particular purpose but simply to DO!)

During a visit to Lansing MI back in February I saw a fellow papercrafter had decorated a candle and I was so taken with it I wanted to have a go myself.
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….and…… I’m Back!!!!!!

Those of you who know me or have followed my blog over the last few years know I work for one of the largest retail tax preparation firms in the country (if not the world)  It is an intense 108 days which starts at a slow pace then goes to a ballistic speed very quickly and does not let up until tax day which this year was April 18th.   Continue reading

Cool Treats Explosion Scrapbook Box

Oh!  has Craft Project Central got a treat for you today!

Is it a gift box or a scrapbook?  It’s both because it’s an Explosion Scrapbook Box using the Cool Treats Suite from the 2017 Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog.

Read on for more info………………..


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From Trash to Treasures

We all know it’s good to recycle, but having a recycling bin in your house is just a reminder to take out the trash. However, those same items – empty bottles, cans, and packaging products – organized in a pretty basket labeled “Repurpose for Crafting”, are a springboard to creativity.

As Earth Day approaches, dig into that “repurpose” basket. Pull out an empty can, some old catalogs or magazines, and some brown paper and Styrofoam packaging to create a lovely floral bouquet and coordinating note card.  Need some inspiration? then try Buffy Cooper’s tutorial from Craft Project Central.


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All Year Cheer – ~ Home Decor

We have a new project to share from Craft Project Central, designed by Julie Warnick  click the link below to see more information – and while you are there leave a comment for her,


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Merry Christmas Sampler Frame

Frame Art, Samplers…. call them what you will – I just love to design and create these little vignettes out of card, ink and  embellishments.  This is the fifth in a series I have designed and offered as classes to my lovely ladies.

As this is Christmas I thought I would share this one with you…………………….

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Thanksgiving Sampler Frame Art ~ Stampin’ Up! Products

Frame Art, Samplers…. call them what you will – I just love to design and create these little vignettes out of card, ink and  embellishments.  This is the fourth  in a series I have designed and offered as classes to my lovely ladies.

As today is ThanksgivingI thought I would share this one with you…………………….

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