a year of creative projects

A Year of Creative Projects: Paper Crafts

Hello everyone! Several months ago, I shared with you my goal of doing a craft project for every day of 2018 (read about it here). I'm still crafting daily, but I have not had as many opportunities to blog as often as I would like because of my son being at home with me all… Continue reading A Year of Creative Projects: Paper Crafts

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Rolled Paper Wreath

Today I am sharing a tutorial on how to make a beautiful rolled paper wreath.   I admire so many of the book page wreaths I saw on Pinterest. I always wanted to make a similar wreath of my own, but I didn't have any old books to use for the project. I also never… Continue reading Rolled Paper Wreath


Review: FotoJet Collage Maker

FotoJet is a free online collage maker, photo editor, and graphic designer where you can turn ordinary photos into amazing works of art. It's a web app that's a great resource and tool for creating posters, flyers, cards, invitations, and social media graphics. Some of FotoJet's key features: Available on both web and desktop (Mac… Continue reading Review: FotoJet Collage Maker

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Friday Favorites: Wrapping Paper Crafts

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's edition of Friday Favorites. Today I am sharing photos of projects I made using one roll of wrapping paper. I like the floral print on the paper. It's so romantic and feminine. At first, I bought the paper just because I thought it was pretty and I could wrap… Continue reading Friday Favorites: Wrapping Paper Crafts


DIY: Cover Books with Wrapping Paper

Today I am showing you how to turn inexpensive paperback books into pretty decor for your home. This tutorial also works for hardcover books. Continue reading below for some creative inspiration. Materials You'll Need: Books Decorative Wrapping Paper Lace Ribbon Artificial Flowers Scissors Clear Tape Instructions: Spread out the wrapping paper on a table. Lay… Continue reading DIY: Cover Books with Wrapping Paper


Cricut Explore Air Review

This review contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase a product through one of the links, I’ll receive compensation. All opinions are my own, and I will only use an affiliate link  for a product that I have used or would use.  Thank you for your support.   Cricut Explore Air is a… Continue reading Cricut Explore Air Review


DIY Hot Air Balloon

Welcome! Today I am showing you how to make your own paper hot air balloon. This craft project is perfect for a child's room or party decorations. Check out the tutorial below for inspiration. Supplies: Paper Lantern Ribbon Scrapbook Paper Jute Twine Glue Gun Craft Embellishments Scissors Instructions: Assemble the paper lantern, then cut a… Continue reading DIY Hot Air Balloon


DIY Shoebox Diorama

I came up with the idea to make a diorama while I was cleaning out my closet. I found some empty shoe boxes that needed to be thrown away, but I decided to keep one of the bigger boxes to make this fun craft project. Dioramas are not just for school assignments. Adults can make… Continue reading DIY Shoebox Diorama

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Paper Balloons Frame

I recently bought a lot of scrapbook paper and a few paper punches which inspired today's blog post. Paper crafts are fun and easy and the possibilities are endless with all the projects you can create. Check out the tutorial below for some inspiration! Supplies: Balloon Paper Punch Scrapbook Paper Picture Frame Scissors Bakers Twine… Continue reading Paper Balloons Frame

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Toilet Paper Roll Crowns

Check out the fun tutorial below where I show you how to make crowns out of toilet paper rolls. This craft project is perfect for birthday parties and pretend play! Supplies: Toilet Paper Rolls Scissors Paint Paint Brush Glue Glitter, Ribbon, and other Embellishments Instructions: Cut the toilet paper rolls in half. Cut out triangle… Continue reading Toilet Paper Roll Crowns